Famous Confidence Quotes

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Self confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.

Samuel Johnson

Self-confidence is something caught and not taught. And, risk-running and chance-taking are the only ways to catch it.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.

Samuel Johnson

Self-confidence/assurance is simply all about being on a firm ground i.e. self-confidence/assurance is all about being 100% assured/confident of your self/potential/skill/ability/belief. Now that infers, whoever that is not assured/confident of his/her potential/skill/ability/belief is never self-confident/assured. So, dare to be self-assured/confident if you've not been self-confident/assured. ~Emeasoba George.

Emeasoba George

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

George Herbert

Somehow I can't believe that there are any heights that can't be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four C s. They are curiosity, confidence, courage, and constancy, and the greatest of all is confidence. When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.

Walt Disney

Tell no one the secret that you want to keep, although he may be worthy of confidence; for no one will be so careful of your secret as yourself.

Saadi, On the Duties of Society

The confidence in another man's virtue is no light evidence of a man's own, and God willingly favors such a confidence.

Michel de Montaigne

The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.

Hasidic Saying

The most valuable things in life are not measured in monetary terms. The really important things are not houses and lands, stocks and bonds, automobiles and real state, but friendships, trust, confidence, empathy, mercy, love and faith.

Bertrand Russell V. Delong

The real danger from advertising is that it helps to shatter and ultimately destroy our most precious non-material possessions the confidence in the existence of meaningful purposes of human activity and respect for the integrity of man.

Paul Sweezy

The ultimate ground of faith and knowledge is confidence in God.

Charles Hodge

The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.

William Jennings Bryan

The worst thing that could happen to any economy is the loss of confidence. - [predicting the US economic crisis]

Med Jones

There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.

Samuel Johnson

There can be no great courage where there is no confidence or assurance, and half the battle is in the conviction that we can do what we undertake.

Orison Swett Marden

There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive.

Cornelius Tacitus

They who lack talent expect things to happen without effort. They ascribe failure to a lack of inspiration or ability, or to misfortune, rather than to insufficient application. At the core of every true talent there is an awareness of the difficulties inherent in any achievement, and the confidence that by persistence and patience something worthwhile will be realized. Thus talent is a species of vigor.

Eric Hoffer

This is not a question of confidence or lack of it. It is my will. Remember that we live in Russia, not abroad... and therefore I shall not consider the possibility of any resignation.

Nicholas II of Russia

Underlying the whole scheme of civilization is the confidence men have in each other, confidence in their integrity, confidence in their honesty, confidence in their future.

Bourke Cockran

We can gain no lasting peace if we approach it with suspicion and mistrust or with fear. We can gain it only if we proceed with the understanding, the confidence, and the courage which flow from conviction.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fourth Inaugural Address, Jan. 20, 1945

We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help when in need.

Epicurus

We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.

Eleanor Roosevelt

We had all prepared to make sure we were ready to try this case on our own. And the client— seeing that preparation gave them that confidence.

Yar Chaikovsky

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