I was never the most confident person but I was the one who worked the hardest and that made all the difference.
Your playing small does not serve the world. Who are you not to be great?
There is a very thin line between confidence and arrogance.
Self-confidence may be mistaken for egotism if it is not accompanied by humility of the heart.
Put all excuses aside and remember this - you are capable.
Action is a high road to self-confidence and self-esteem.
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
Confidence comes from caring. Caring comes from love.
Confidence comes from being prepared.
I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.
The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent full of doubt.
Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Confidence is the food of the wise man but the liquor of the fool.
Your desire for what you want just has to be greater than your fear of it. That's all.
Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.
Every time I became too confident, life reminded me I should not.
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.
Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change. Shannon L.
Believe that no matter what happens you're going to be fine anyway.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
The world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going.
Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control.
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Man often becomes what he believes himself to be.
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.
You can have anything you want, if you want it badly enough.
You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold that desire with singleness of purpose.
They can do all because they think they can.
Don't say, If I could, I would. Say, If I can, I will.
Don't settle. Don't struggle.
Start with the end in mind.
Don't rush. Just do your thing.
Courage is the birthplace of confidence.
Confidence is a very fragile thing.
All that matters is how you see yourself.
Be proud to wear you.
A bold act requires a high degree of confidence.
Many admire and glorify those who act boldly.
Confidence is silent and insecurity is loud.
You were born to be real, not to be perfect.
Abundance comes from a place of confidence.
Inhale confidence. Exhale doubt.
When you have confidence, you can do anything.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
To give oneself is the only way of becoming oneself.
Anything is achievable. Be positive, be enthusiastic, and project confidence.
What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates his fate.
The more you repeat to yourself that you can do it, the more that path will be grooved in your mind.
Embrace today, discard yesterday and have confidence in tomorrow.
The only failure is quitting. Everything else is just gathering information.
The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.
Confidence is everything. We live in our own minds, and we die in our own minds. So if we are incredible in our minds, we live and die incredibly.
Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What's important is the action. You don't have to wait to be confident. Just do it and eventually the confidence will follow.
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.
Confidence and hard work is the best medicine to kill the disease called failure. It will make you successful person.
Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow.
You are constantly invited to be what you are.
All I want to do is change the world.
Preparation for tomorrow is hard work today.
I don't have the confidence to pull off a moustache.
You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
There's nothing as unstoppable as a freight train full of fuck-yeah.
Anyone can be confident with a full head of hair. But a confident bald man - there's your diamond in the rough.
Maybe Nike has it right. At some point we have to stop thinking, and just do it.
I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn't fall down.
Because of the self-confidence with which he had spoken, no one could tell whether what he said was very clever or very stupid.
If you want to improve your self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
What could we accomplish if we knew we could not fail?
Confidence is believing in yourself. Arrogance is believing only in yourself.
Do what is easy and your life will be hard. Do what is hard and your life will become easy.
It is best to act with confidence, no matter how little right you have to it.
I would rather be my own tyrant than have some one else tyrannize me.
It's all in your head. You have the power to make things seem hard or easy or even amusing. The choice is yours.
The best time to have confidence is after a defeat. The worst time is after a win.
Indifference to little things will give you superpowers.
When you act, act effortlessly, as if you could do much more. Avoid the temptation of revealing how hard you work - it only raises questions.
You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.
If you practice something for a few hundred hours, you will almost certainly see great improvement.
Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.
Set your mind on a definite goal and observe how quickly the world stands aside to let you pass.
Doubt is a sign of developing expertise.
Stop beating yourself up. You are a work in progress; which means you get there a little at a time, not all at once.
Stop hating yourself for everything you are not. Start loving yourself for everything that you are.
Insecurity kills more dreams than failure ever will.
When you are confident and arrogant, you are weak. When you are humble and kind, you are strong.
Massive self-confidence is boring.
It is the certainty that they possess the truth that makes men cruel.
Do all the good you can and make as little fuss about it as possible.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off.
Don't let others put thoughts into your mind that takes away your self-confidence.
Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.
If you're presenting yourself with confidence, you can pull off pretty much anything.
Gaining confidence means getting outside your comfort zone, experiencing setbacks, and, with determination, picking yourself up again.
You see, the point is that the strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.
The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.
He who asks with timidity invites a refusal.
If you want to be wrong then follow the masses.
In every person there is a sun. Just let them shine.
You have to believe in yourself when no one else does - that makes you a winner right there.
Your success depends mainly upon what you think of yourself and whether you believe in yourself.
When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.
Whenever we're afraid, it's because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Confidence is ignorance. If you're feeling cocky, it's because there's something you don't know.
Believe in yourself. Under-confidence leads to a self-fulfilling prophecy that you are not good enough for your work. Dr.
Giving people self-confidence is by far the most important thing that I can do. Because then they will act.
If you can see it here, and you have the courage enough to speak it, it will happen.
Nothing holds you back more than your own insecurities.
Confidence is important, but if it is not based on a realistic appraisal of who you are, it is mere grandiosity and smugness.
Confidence should not be your goal. Improving should.
The less promise and potency in the self, the more imperative is the need for pride. The core of pride is self-rejection.
To be overly confident or without doubt seems silly to me.
When the leader lacks confidence, the followers lack commitment.
Don't let your confidence blinds you of the opportunities that exist. Balancing you certainty with uncertainty is the only thing that will keep you fresh and alert.
Your mind will never go blank when it is well prepared.
We admire the bold and prefer to be around them because their self-confidence infects us.
If you are not presenting your message with confidence and self-belief, why should anyone have confidence or belief in your message?
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
Don't join an easy crowd; you won't grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high.
If you're indifferent to what people think, you can be confident, and if you're confident, you can speak well.
Self-confidence results, first, from exact knowledge; second, the ability to impart that knowledge.
True confidence has no room for jealousy and envy. When you know you are great, you have no reason to hate.
Self-confidence carries conviction; it makes other people believe in us.
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.
People who ask confidently get more than those who are hesitant and uncertain. When you've figured out what you want to ask for, do it with certainty, boldness and confidence.
Confidence comes from discipline and training.
Confidence doesn't come out of nowhere. It's a result of something... hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.
If you're going to gain something, gain respect and confidence. And if you're going to hate something, hate the false idea that you are not capable of your dreams.
To be successful is simple: you keep going despite the challenges, the uncertainty, the doubts, the failures.
If you are worried about failure or going through a period of mental and financial instability... your worries will be reflected in the results.
Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don't let these feelings stop them.
Unfortunately, unless we're focused on building up our courage, which gives us our self-confidence and all that we need to make quantum change in our lives, the voice of fear will always take the lead inside our minds.
Low self-confidence isn't a life sentence. Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered ” just like any other skill. Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better.
The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.
Do not let arrogance go to your head and despair to your heart; do not let compliments go to your head and criticisms to your heart; do not let success go to your head and failure to your heart.
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.
Humility has nothing to do with the insecure and inadequate! Just like arrogance has nothing to do with greatness.
Confidence is key. Sometimes, you need to look like you're confident even when you're not.
When you stop living your life based on what others think of you real life begins. At that moment, you will finally see the door of self acceptance opened. Shannon L.
To learn you need a certain degree of confidence, not too much and not too little. If you have too little confidence, you will think you can't learn. If you have too much, you will think you don't have to learn.
When you do not seek or need approval, you are at your most powerful.
Young man, make your name worth something.
I think if you can dance and be free and not embarrassed, you can rule the world.
Don't waste your energy trying to change opinions. Do you thing, and don't care if they like it.
For once, you believed in yourself. You believed you were beautiful and so did the rest of the world.
Female inferiority is internalised by us. Women need a lot more confidence.
If you live off a man's compliments, you'll die from his criticism.
I'm a woman, phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that's me.
Through my education, I didn't just develop skills, I didn't just develop the ability to learn, but I developed confidence.
Elegance is a statement, an attitude. Elegant women are women of character with confidence.
It is she who has enough confidence to define success and failure for herself who succeeds.
I don't like to gamble, but if there's one thing I'm willing to bet one, it's myself.
Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.
Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner.
What's the worst thing that can happen to a quarterback? He loses his confidence.
When you see it in your head, you gonna see it before your eyes.
You need to play with supreme confidence, or else you'll lose again, and then losing becomes a habit.
Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy.
I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinion of himself than on the opinion of others.
Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged bosom: youth is the season of credulity.
Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.
I'm standing in the ashes of who I used to be.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
The more validation I need, the less discernment I have.
You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can't have it.
If you don't ask, the answer is always no.
We should do everything both cautiously and confidently at the same time.
Don't try to be the most confident person in the room. Try to be the one who worked the most before entering the room.
Following tips to improve your confidence is an enormously limited endeavor. It is far more effective to discover why you are not confident to begin with.
What culture triumphs? The culture with the right combination of self-criticism and self-confidence.
Teaching is, and always will be, about building confidence... confidence is about expecting a positive result...expecting a positive result drives the desire to learn. Everything else is just details.
We think confidence causes success, but it's more often a result of success - mastering something hard or accomplishing something meaningful.
A man should never be ashamed to own he has been wrong, which is but saying, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
Confidence isn't walking into a room thinking you're better than everyone, it's walking in not having to compare yourself to anyone at all.
Confidence comes naturally with success but success comes only to those who are confident.
Confidence must be monitored so that it does not spoil or rot and turn to arrogance.
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind. Bernard M.
I believe the process of going from confusion to understanding is a precious, even emotional, experience that can be the foundation of self-confidence.
I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It's their mistake, not my failing. Richard P.
If you enter an action with less than total confidence, you set up obstacles in your own path.
Overconfidence is a product of ignorance.
Laugh at your problems; everybody else does.
It means nothing to me. I have no opinion about it, and I don't care.
Confidence is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life.
A life filled with complete certainty is absurdity.
Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.
Real pleasure comes from overcoming challenges, feeling confidence in your abilities, and experiencing the power this brings.
Confidence is at the root of so many attractive qualities, a sense of humor, a sense of style, a willingness to be who you are no matter what anyone else might think or say.
Don't worry about who doesn't like you, who has more, or who's doing what.
Get more confidence by doing things that excite and frighten you.
Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality.
Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?
Sometimes, if you fake confidence long enough, you're going to be confident.
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.
By not caring too much about what people think, I'm able to think for myself and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular. And I succeed.
He who has peace of mind disturbs neither himself nor another.
He is most powerful who governs himself.
Little triumphs are the pennies of self-esteem.
The strongest force in the universe is a human being living consistently with his identity.
Learn to still your waters. The calmer you are on the inside, the more you'll be comfortable when it's boiling.
The only way to totally own yourself is to not need anything from anyone.
Decide what you want, believe you can have it, believe you deserve it and believe it's possible for you.
When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
I believe in myself so much that nothing is going to stop me.
Real self-esteem is an integration of an inner value with things in the world around you.
The maintenance of self-esteem is a continuous task that taxes all of the individual's power and inner resources. We have to prove our worth and justify our existence anew each day.
It's about your worth. Your self-worth... You ” and only you ” can ultimately put the price tag on that.
Failure has to be an option in art and in exploration - because it's a leap of faith. And no important endeavor that required innovation was done without risk. You have to be willing to take those risks.
The root cause of superstition is lack of self-confidence.
Confidence is not, They'll like me. Confidence is I'll be fine if they don't.
When I was growing up, I always knew I'd be in the top of my class in math, and that gave me a lot of self-confidence.
Believe in yourself and there will come a day when others will have no choice but to believe with you.
The greatest step toward success is self-confidence. The greatest builder of self-confidence is self-esteem, and self-esteem comes from doing the daily things you know you should do.
What happens inside always appears outside.
A calm person remains undisturbed in the excitement of the moment.
Be royal in your own fashion: Act like a king to be treated like one.
The inner speech, your thoughts, can cause you to be rich or poor, loved or unloved, happy or unhappy, attractive or unattractive, powerful or weak.
The deeper you love yourself, the more the universe will affirm your worth.
The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others.
Never dull your shine for somebody else.
Only a weak person needed someone else around all the time.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. M.
No one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Confidence comes with maturity, being more accepting of yourself.
One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself. Shannon L.
Confidence is the willingness to be as ridiculous, luminous, intelligent, and kind as you really are, without embarrassment.
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/her.
If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together... there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we're apart... I'll always be with you.
Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Beauty is an attitude.
Be confident in the skin you are in, because that is the only body you will ever have, the only place that will ever be solely yours... you can be beautiful in your own way. And you have to accept, and own it.
Part 1. You know what's really, powerfully sexy? A sense of humor. A taste for adventure. A healthy glow. Hips to grab on to. Openness. Confidence. Humility. Appetite. Intuition. Courtney E.
Part 2. Smart-ass comebacks. Presence. A quick wit. Dirty jokes told by an innocent-looking lady. A storyteller. A genius. A doctor. A new mother. A woman who realizes beautiful she is. Courtney E.
Self-confidence is the most attractive quality a person can have. How can anyone see how great you are if you can't see it yourself?
Being comfortable with who you are is the ultimate treat.
I think confidence is the most appealing quality in any human being or any artist; that's what really attracts us to people.
Outer beauty pleases the eye. Inner beauty captivates the heart.
It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures.
A great figure or physique is nice, but it's self-confidence that makes someone really sexy.
I found I was more confident when I stopped trying to be someone else's definition of beautiful and started being my own.
True beauty is the flame of self-confidence that shines from the inside out.
Confidence makes you sexy.
A boss creates fear, a leader confidence.