Self Confidence

 

Benjamin Franklin
“God helps those who help themselves.”
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Author Unknown
“Self-assurance is two-thirds of success.”
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Edmund Hillary
“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”
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Author Unknown
“Success comes in cans, not cant's.”
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Sonya Friedman
“The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others.”
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Mark Twain
“To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.”
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Vince Lombardi
“Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.”
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Richard Bach
“Argue for your limitations and, sure enough, they're yours.”
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Michael Jordan
“You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.”
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Edmund Hillary
“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”
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Thomas Carlyle
“Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.”
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Robert F. Kennedy
“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”
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Eleanor Roosevelt
“Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
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Sven Goran Eriksson
“The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.”
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Pietro Aretino
“I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.”
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Zig Ziglar
“You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.”
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Stan Smith
"Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it."
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W.C. Fields
“It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to.”
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.”
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Henry Ford
“Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.”
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Sally Field
“It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes.”
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Author Unknown
“It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think you're not.”
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Allen H. Neuharth
“I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn't fall down.”
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Charles Schwab
"The man who trims himself to suit everybody will soon whittle himself away."
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Wendy Wasserstein
“Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable.”
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Peter T. Mcintyre
“Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.”
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Les Brown
“Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality.”
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Author Unknown
“The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do.”
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
“The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.”
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Brian Tracy
“Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy.”
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Johann von Goethe
"As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live."
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Helen Keller
"Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye."
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Roy L. Smith
"The man who cannot believe in himself cannot believe in anything else."
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Malcolm S. Forbes
“Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.”
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Samuel Johnson
“Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.”
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Mark Twain
“Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - either by themselves or by others.”
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Thomas Alva Edison
“If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.”
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Henry David Thoreau
“What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates his fate.”
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Jean Sibelius
“Pay no attention to what the critics say. A statue has never been erected in honor of a critic.”
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Muhammad Ali
“It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself.”
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Roger Staubach
"Confidence comes from hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication."
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Helen Keller
“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”
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Bruce Barton
“Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.”
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Mary Kay Ash
“Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn't know that so it goes on flying anyway.”
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Norman Vincent Peale
“Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”
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Roderick Thorp
“We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemies.”
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Vincent Van Gogh
“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.”
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Buckminster Fuller
“I am convinced all of humanity is born with more gifts than we know. Most are born geniuses and just get de-geniused rapidly.”
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.”
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
“Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.”
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Dale Carnegie
“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”
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Author Unknown
"Confidence is a habit that can be developed by acting as if you already had the confidence you desire to have."
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Arthur Ashe
“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.”
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Robert Collier
“Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself.”
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E. E. Cummings
“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.”
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Norman Vincent Peale
“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”
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Marcus Tullius Cicero
“If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.”
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Marcus Tullius Cicero
“Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.”
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Robert A. Heinlein
“A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.”  ________________________________________


Cicero
“Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks on great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.”
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Author Unknown
“If you really put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price.”
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Bruce Barton
“Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.”
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Mahatma Gandhi
“The history of the world is full of men who rose to leadership, by sheer force of self confidence, bravery and tenacity.”
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Dalai Lama
“With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world.”
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Andrew Carnegie
“The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.”
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Nathaniel Branden
“The tragedy is that so many people look for self-confidence and respect everywhere except within themselves, so they fail in their search.”
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David M. Kennedy
“…:Personal integrity creates self-confidence, which improves our ability to make decisions. This increased self-confidence influences all of our personal relationships.
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Author Unknown
“Self-confidence gives you the freedom to make mistakes and cope with failure without feeling that your world has come to an end or that you are a worthless person.”
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Walt Disney
“The secret of making dreams come true can be summarized in four C’s. They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy; and the greatest of these is Confidence.”
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Michael Korda
“If you don't believe in yourself, then who will believe in you? The next man's way of getting there might not necessarily work for me, so I have to create my own ways of getting there.”
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Golda Meir
“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.”  ________________________________________


Marie Curie
“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.”
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Alan Alda
“Laugh at yourself, but don’t ever aim your doubt at yourself. Be bold. When you embark for strange places, don’t leave any of yourself safely on shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory.”
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Norman Vincent Peale
“Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.”
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Mark Victor Hansen
“Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.”
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