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Confidence Boosting Quotes

Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember – the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.” -Zig Ziglar


Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.― Lao Tzu


Tough times never last, but tough people do.” –Robert H. Schuller


Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot be successful or happy.” -Norman Vincent Peale


Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it. ― Dorothy M. Neddermeyer


You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'” –Eleanor Roosevelt


Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” -Helen Keller


Noble and great. Courageous and determined. Faithful and fearless. That is who you are and who you have always been. And understanding it can change your life, because this knowledge carries a confidence that cannot be duplicated any other way.― Sheri L. Dew


Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” –Thomas Edison


Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” -Helen Keller


Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.– Theodore Roosevelt


No one is going to hand me success. I must go out and get it myself. That’s why I’m here. To dominate. To conquer. Both the world and myself.” –Unknown


I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.” -Louisa May Alcott


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, at whatever cost, must be attained. – Marie Curie


Tough times never last, but tough people do.” —Robert H. Schuller


Sonner or later, those who win are those who think they can.” –Paul Tournier


One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.- Arthur Ashe


To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven. Don’t wait until you die. If you wait, you die now. If you love, you live now. – Alan Cohen


You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'” —Eleanor Roosevelt


If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.” –Marcus Garvey


Think like a queen. A queen if not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness. – Oprah


Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” —Thomas Edison


You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.” –Eleanor Roosevelt


Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others. – Marianne Williamson


With confidence, you have won before you have started.” —Marcus Garvey


When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.” –Joe Namath


You are the only person on earth who can use your ability. – Zig Ziglar


You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” —Epicurus


No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” –Eleanor Roosevelt


Have confidence that if you have done a little thing well, you can do a bigger thing well too. – David Storey


You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t do something, which is what most people do. You should focus on why perhaps you can, and be one of the exceptions.” —Steve Case


You’re never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you’re never as bad as they say when you lose.” –Lou Holtz


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. – Mark Victor Hansen


Success isn’t permanent and failure isn’t fatal; it’s the courage to continue that counts.” —Mike Ditka


Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” –Anais Nin


With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world. – Dalai Lama


The more validation I need, the less discernment I have.” –Kurt Hanks


Don’t you dare, for one more second, surround yourself with people who are not aware of the greatness that you are. – Jo Blackwell-Preston


Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.” —Mary Anne Radmacher


It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else’s eyes.” –Sally Field


ouldn’t it be powerful if you fell in love with yourself so deeply that you would do just about anything if you knew it would make you happy? This is precisely how much life loves you and wants you to nurture yourself. The deeper you love yourself, the more the universe will affirm your worth. Then you can enjoy a lifelong love affair that brings you the richest fulfillment from inside out. – Alan Cohen


Remember that guy that gave up? Neither does anyone else.”


Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It’s the sure-footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.” –Ann Landers


To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” —Chinese Proverb


You’ve got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.” –Chris Evert


Don’t live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable. – Wendy Wasserstein


“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.” —Dale Carnegie


Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.” –Stan Smith


Self-confidence is the memory of success. – David Storey


“We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.” —Dr. Henry Link


We all have our limitations, but when we listen to our critics, we also have theirs.” –Robert Breault


No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt


Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” —Mark Twain


Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous, delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” – E.E.Cummings


We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemies. – Roderick Thorp


Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” —Theodore Roosevelt


Confidence is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life.” –John Dewey


Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are right. – Henry Ford


Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” ­–Christopher Robin


To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson


f you really put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price. – Author Unknown


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


You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. – Michael Jordan


Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: Work!” –Jack Nicklaus


Confidence is preparation.  Everything else is beyond your control. – Richard Kline


Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” –Coco Chanel


The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else which he is justly entitled.” –Andrew Carnegie


So plant your own gardens and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.” –Jorge Luis Borges


Search and you will find that at the base and birth of every great business organization was an enthusiast, man consumed with an earnestness of purpose, with confidence in his power, with faith in the worthwhileness of his endeavors.” –B.C.Forbes


The things we hate about ourselves aren’t more real than things we like about ourselves.” –Ellen Goodman