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self confidence Quotes

34 of the best book quotes about self confidence
  1. #1
    “She did not look into my eyes, did not see the lion inside. She did not see the me of me, the Isabel.”
  2. #2
    “A man can get something from war that is impossible to acquire anyplace else.”
  3. #3
    “Like all people, we perceive the version of reality that our culture communicates. Like others having or living in more than one culture, we get multiple, often opposing messages. The coming together of two self-consistent but habitually incomparable frames of reference causes un choque, a cultural collision.”
  4. #4
    “But confidence was cash. You had to have some to get some. And people were loath to give it to you.”
  5. #5
    Because of the self-confidence with which he had spoken, no one could tell whether what he said was very clever or very stupid.
  6. #6
    “We lack nothing for our journeys. Too often we think that we lack something or desire attributes we see in others. But the reality is God is wise and created you the way he first saw you. So it’s important to believe and know that you are not a defect that needs to be sent back to the warehouse. You are perfectly you.”
  7. #7
    “Why did not you trust yourself the first time?”
  8. #8
    “You possess so much power inside of you to truly create the life you desire. When we know what we know, we tend to operate in confidence.”
  9. #9
    “Then if you want something and it’s a good thing and you got it in the right way, you better hang on to it and don’t let nobody talk you out of it. You care what a lot of useless people say ‘bout you you’ll never get anywhere, ‘cause there’s a lotta folks don’t want you to make it. You understand what I’m telling you?”
  10. #10
    “Nothing so bolsters our self-confidence and reconciles us with ourselves as the continuous ability to create; to see things grow and develop under our hand, day in, day out.”
  11. #11
    ““Here’s the key: I’m not going to tell you how to change. People don’t change. I want you to trust who you already are.”
  1. #13
    “Nothing so bolsters our self-confidence and reconciles us with ourselves as the continuous ability to create; to see things grow and develop under our hand, day in, day out.”
  2. #14
    “Promise yourself to live in faith that the whole world is on your side so long as you are true to the best that is in you.”
  3. #15
    “Learn to trust your own brilliance, go with your gut, and believe that you have something uniquely amazing to deliver to this world — because you do.”
  4. #16
    “We’ve got to learn to start believing in ourselves because if we don’t — who will?”
  5. #17
    “The moment you stop viewing your opponent as a threat is the moment you leave yourself open to getting beat.”
  6. #18
    “There have always been people who have written me off. They’re not going away. I use that to motivate me. I’m driven to show them just how wrong they are.”
  7. #19
    “A mother’s death also means the loss of the consistent, supportive family system that once supplied her with a secure home base, she then has to develop her self-confidence and self-esteem through alternate means.”
  8. #20
    “One of the greatest days of my life was when I came to understand that other people’s approval and my happiness were not related.”
  9. #21
    “If you can’t dream big, ridiculous dreams, what’s the point in dreaming at all?”
  10. #22
    “We do not think ourselves into new ways of living, we live ourselves into new ways of thinking.”

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  1. #23
    “Let us trust ourselves completely to make the choices we must make.”
  2. #24
    “There is nothing to prove and nothing to protect. I am who I am and it’s enough.”
  3. #25
    “We are all of us not merely liable to fear, we are also prone to be afraid of being afraid, and the conquering of fear produces exhilaration... The contrast between the previous apprehension and the present relief and feeling of security promotes a self-confidence that is the very father and mother of courage.”
  4. #26
    “I was going to live my life my way, however short-lived it may be, and I wasn’t asking for permission anymore.”
  5. #27
    “He asked her if she thought he was conceited. She said there was a difference between conceit and self-confidence. She adored self-confidence in men.”
  6. #28
    “Some people look like they sound better than they actually sound, because they look confident and have good posture.”
  7. #29
    “Gloria’s independence, like all sincere and profound qualities, had begun unconsciously, but, once brought to her attention by Anthony’s fascinated discovery of it, it assumed more nearly the proportions of a formal code. From her conversation it might be assumed that all her energy and vitality went into a violent affirmation of the negative principle ‘Never give a damn.’”
  8. #30
    “Living my life without limits requires that I take confident risks.”
  9. #31
    “Every time we choose action over ease we develop an increasing level of self-worth, self-respect, and self-confidence.”
  10. #32
    “Of course I’m right. Who said I wasn’t?”
  11. #33
    Sutra I.20: Shraddha virya smrti samadhi prajna purvakah itaresham
    Translation: For those of us who were not born into states of higher consciousness or knowing, we must cultivate self-confidence and conviction to help us maintain our persistence and strength, and to remember our direction so that we may attain our goal of a focused mind and clear perception.
  12. #34
    “‘Single’ is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize.”
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