Famous Confidence Quotes

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I admire the serene assurance of those who have religious faith. It is wonderful to observe the calm confidence of a Christian with four aces.

Mark Twain

I believe there are few whose view of life has not been affected by the stern or kindly influences of their early childhood, which threw them in upon themselves in timidity and reserve, or drew them out in genial confidence and sympathy with their fellow creatures.

Basil W. Maturin

I don't possess a lot of self-confidence. I'm an actor so I simply act confident every time I hit the stage. I am consumed with the fear of failing. Reaching deep down and finding confidence has made all my dreams come true.

Arsenio Hall

I find it funny how people pick you flaws to try boos there confidence. But when you can't break the rock baby, your picking on the wrong mountain! Keep hustling', keep bustlin' and your true colours will show...

Dion Petrig

I have great faith in fools -- self confidence my friends call it.

Edgar Allan Poe

I have great faith in fools; self-confidence, my friends call it.

Edgar Allan Poe

I have nothing but confidence in you, and very little of that.

Julius Henry Marx

I have nothing but confidence in you. And very little of that.

Groucho Marx

I love French films, and European films. They're not any bigger, but there's just a sort of definition, and a confidence, and strength to them. I'd always, given the option, go and see a French drama. Obviously, we probably get the better ones. But they're just sophisticated on many levels, and grown up, and quite profound - and we don't make films like that.

Jim Broadbent

I never seek to defeat the man I am fighting, I seek to defeat his confidence. A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory. Two men are equals - true equals - only when they both have equal confidence.

Arthur S. Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha

I still say a church steeple with a lightening rod on top shows a lack of confidence.

Doug McLeod

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.

Anna Freud

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time.

Anna Freud

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If nations could overcome the mutual fear and distrust whose somber shadow is now thrown over the world, and could meet with confidence and good will to settle their possible differences, they would easily be able to establish a lasting peace.

Fridjof Nansen

If this world affords true happiness, it is to be found in a home where love and confidence increase with the years, where the necessities of life come without severe strain, where luxuries enter only after their cost has been carefully considered.

A. Edward Newton

If you have no confidence in self you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence you have won even before you started.

Marcus Garvey

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.

Marcus

If you have no confidence in [yourself] you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won before you have started.

Marcus Garvey

If you like a man's laugh before you know anything of him, you may say with confidence that he is a good man.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. You may fool all of the people some of the time you can even fool some of the people all the time but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.

Abraham Lincoln

If you think about disaster, you will get it. Brood about death and you hasten your demise. Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience.

Swami Sivanada

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.

Charles Darwin

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowlege: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.

Charles Darwin

In all things preserve integrity; and the consciousness of thine own uprightness will alleviate the toil of business, soften the hardness of ill-success and disappointments, and give thee an humble confidence before God, when the ingratitude of man, or the iniquity of the times may rob thee of other rewards.

Barbara Paley

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