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Wise Quotes about Self Confidence

May you find great value in these Self Confidence quotes and sayings.

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Inspirational Positive Values Self Self-Esteem Approval Pride

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

No, they don't appreciate you - and it's not their job.
It's your own job to appreciate yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white.
Neither need you do anything but be yourself.
- Lao Tzu


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No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

The secret of making dreams come true
can be summarized in four C's.
They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy;
and the greatest of these is Confidence.
- Walt Disney

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

 

The best way to gain self-confidence
is to do what you are afraid to do.
- Anonymous

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

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

If you don't have confidence, you'll always find a way not to win.
- Carl Lewis

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
- Samuel Johnson

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

If you fear making anyone mad,
then you ultimately probe for
the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
- Jimmy Carter

The man of genius inspires us with
a boundless confidence in our own powers.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No amount of self-improvement can make up
for a lack of self-acceptance.
- Anonymous

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people
is that they trigger confusion in us
that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with.
To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves,
we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes.
- Pema Chodron

Once you respect yourself, there is no longer
any reason to disrespect anyone else.
Once you are confident of your own worthiness,
the worthiness of others ceases to be an issue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

When I'm trusting and being myself...
everything in my life reflects this
by falling into place easily, often miraculously.
- Shakti Gawain

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

With realization of one's own potential and
self-confidence in one's ability,
one can build a better world.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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 Tullius Cicero

May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are to have implicit confidence in your own ability,
knowing that it is the nature of thought
to externalize itself in your health and affairs,
knowing that you are the thinker.
- Ernest Holmes

Jealousy is the result of one's lack
of self-confidence, self-worth, and self-acceptance.
- Sasha Azevedo

We may not always be aware of it, but we all create
and repeat affirmations constantly.
The problem is, we typically don't pay attention
to exactly what those affirmations are saying.
Often we go through the day giving ourselves
all sorts of contradictory, or even negative messages.
We may project confidence to the world around us,
while our inner dialogue says...
I hope this works.
I am so nervous about this.
I hope I don't blow it.
Affirmations are self fulfilling prophecies.
If we say, This is never going to work
... then chances are excellent it never will.
- John Assaraf

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Be that self which one truly is.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What we call human nature in actuality is human habit.
- Jewel

Never do things others can do and will do
if there are things others cannot do or will not do.
- Amelia Earhart

The flower which is single need not envy
the thorns that are numerous.
- Rabindranath Tagore

You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
- Khalil Gibran

Who sows virtue reaps honor.
- Leonardo da Vinci

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

Gain happiness by living in the present -
without regret for the past or fear of the future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Face the facts of being what you are,
for that is what changes what you are.
- Soren Kierkegaard

If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You cannot build character and courage by
taking away a man's initiative and independence.
- Abraham Lincoln

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing,
while others judge us by what we have already done.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

March to the beat of your own drum.
- Proverb

To dream of the person you would like to be
is to waste the person you are.
- Anonymous

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

WHY do you care what THEY think?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Four Agreements
1.Be impeccable with your word.
2.Don't take anything personally.
3.Don't make assumptions.
4.Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

It is by going down into the abyss
that we recover the treasures of life.
Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
- Joseph Campbell

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

We seek opinions that are likely to
support what we want to be true.
- Thomas Gilovich

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
- Albert Einstein

The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

The promises we makes to ourselves are the things
that assure us we have the capacity to keep our promises to others.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You can't be everything to everyone.
- Bill Cosby


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