Confidence Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Confidence

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History keeps her secrets longer than most of us. But she has one secret that I will reveal to you tonight in the greatest confidence. Sometimes there are no winners at all. And sometimes nobody needs to lose.
~By John le Carre ~


A confidence problem exists on the part of the people of the region who desire democratic rule in principle, but remain suspicious of both the fashion with which democratization is presented and the purposes of the democratic world.
~By Recep Tayyip Erdogan ~


When public access to voting is impaired or when public confidence in voting is diluted, democracy suffers and our freedom is less secure.
~By DeForest Soaries ~


Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
~By Joe Paterno ~


Golf is a matter of confidence. If you think you cannot do it, there is no chance you will.
~By Henry Cotton ~


Courage is a mean with regard to fear and confidence.
~By Aristotle ~


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


If we want to build the Iraqis' confidence about our intentions in their country, if we want to stop adding fuel to the fire of insurgency and terrorism, we must clarify our intent.
~By John Conyers ~


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 Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


When Kate was born, she was born into a world of joy and happiness and confidence. The difference between the children is night and day. She's happy, she's thriving, she's full of self-confidence. I tell her she's beautiful every day before I send her off to school.
~By Lynn Johnston ~


That in affairs of very considerable importance men should deal with one another with satisfaction of mind, and mutual confidence, they must receive competent assurances concerning the integrity, fidelity, and constancy each of other.
~By Isaac Barrow ~


Any new producer starting up is to get investors' confidence. Investors are still very very wary of anything to do with the arts world.
~By Ann Macbeth ~


Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.
~By Bruce Barton ~


My colleagues have expressed confidence in my ability to articulate our conservative message and to provide new focus to our efforts in the General Assembly.
~By Philip E. Berger ~


It was a great time here in the States this year, and definitely I feel like I'm playing well again. I gained a lot of confidence in the last couple of weeks, and I just have to, you know, keep going and keep the momentum now.
~By Daniela Hantuchova ~


There's a confidence that comes from youth and not knowing better. But there comes a point, as an actor, when you do know better, and that is when the fear starts.
~By Kiefer Sutherland ~


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


Confidence is a lot of this game or any game. If you don't think you can, you won't.
~By Jerry West ~


I believe that if corporate America expects consumer confidence to be restored, they must first be honest with us.
~By Bennie Thompson ~


Superstition is only the fear of belief, while religion is the confidence.
~By Countess of Blessington ~


Things said to a reporter in confidence should be kept in confidence.
~By Dorothy Kilgallen ~


The circulation of confidence is better than the circulation of money.
~By James Madison ~


I think that feeling that if one believed absolutely in any cause, then one must have the confidence, the self-certainty, to go through with that particular course of action.
~By Wole Soyinka ~


Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


We are all afraid for our confidence, for the future, for the world. That is the nature of the human imagination. Yet every man, every civilization, has gone forward because of its engagement with what it has set itself to do.
~By Jacob Bronowski ~


We have to have a way of dealing with this that engenders confidence, trust, gives us every chance of getting the right outcome and boosts both sustainability and economic return at the same time.
~By John Anderson ~


A business of high principle generates greater drive and effectiveness because people know that they can do the right thing decisively and with confidence.
~By Marvin Bower ~


Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust. Service brings satisfaction. Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.
~By James Cash Penney ~


You need to develop, somehow, a huge amount of faith and confidence in yourself, because there's a lot of rejection throughout an actor's life and you have to believe in yourself more than anyone else.
~By Stephen Collins ~


I think that's what helped us: confidence, respect, the desire to work hard.
~By Ed O'Brien ~


Sharpe is my favorite role of all that I've played. He's a very complex character. He knows that he's a good soldier, but he will always have to fight the prejudice of aristocratic officers because of his rough working-class upbringing. On the battlefield, he's full of confidence - but off it, he is unsure, a bit shy and ill at ease.
~By Sean Bean ~


The 12 years I was in Fleetwood Mac before were not particularly happy years. I was not in a very good place, psychologically, when I left. I didn't have a lot of confidence in what I was doing.
~By Lindsey Buckingham ~


It's easy to say young people should believe in themselves, but the number one thing is recognizing that it's a journey, that you have to build confidence in yourself.
~By Andrew Shue ~


In fact, the confidence of the people is worth more than money.
~By Carter G. Woodson ~


Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.
~By Andre Maurois ~


What I learned about stammering was that, when as a young child you lose the confidence of anyone who wants to listen to you, you lose confidence in your voice and the right to speech. And a lot of the therapy was saying, 'You have a right to be heard.'
~By Tom Hooper ~


I think people are rapidly losing confidence in the political class, and I don't blame them.
~By Adnan Pachachi ~


A great figure or physique is nice, but it's self-confidence that makes someone really sexy.
~By Vivica Fox ~


Winning Wimbledon was a great feeling and it is still a great feeling. It has given me so much confidence.
~By Goran Ivanisevic ~


I really enjoy myself in Norway. Because I had started losing confidence in my ability of what I do. But sometimes, man, you just get tired of fighting and trying to prove yourself.
~By Ike Turner ~


Concentration, Confidence, Competitive urge, Capacity for enjoyment.
~By Arnold Palmer ~


We go there with confidence, but we know there is a very fine line between success and failure in this game.
~By Alan Shearer ~


There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.
~By John Calvin ~


Go on - but don't think you can kill my confidence. I've had experts doing it for years.
~By John Osborne ~


Not only is there no need of an intermediary through whom He would want you to speak to Him, but He finds His delight in having you treat with Him personally and in all confidence.
~By Alphonsus Liguori ~


When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.
~By Joe Paterno ~


I had the trade minister in China sit down as we were preparing for trade negotiations. He said, 'Please don't let people in the United States lose their confidence because when you lose your confidence, the rest of the world suffers'.
~By Jon Huntsman, Jr. ~


All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.
~By Mark Twain ~


Not hippie - my parents were not hippies - but they were very supportive and encouraging, and that does a lot for someone, and it gives them a lot of confidence.
~By Jenna Elfman ~


With such thoughts in your mind, now that you have resolved to love Him and please Him with all your strength, your only fear should be to fear God too much and to place too little confidence in Him.
~By Alphonsus Liguori ~


If you wish to strengthen your confidence in God still more, often recall the loving way in which He has acted toward you, and how mercifully He has tried to bring you out of your sinful life, to break your attachment to the things of earth and draw you to His love.
~By Alphonsus Liguori ~


I think, head up and shoulders back. Not only does it make you look taller and thinner but it gives you confidence and boosts your self-esteem.
~By Shelley Long ~


If a man has been his mother's undisputed darling he retains throughout life the triumphant feeling, the confidence in success, which not seldom brings actual success along with it.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


I was very interested in that. It is very important to have confidence as well as to build up experience.
~By Alain Prost ~


The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.
~By Robert Hughes ~


Well, it seems to me a scientist has need for both vision and confidence.
~By Harry Essex ~


When you disarm the people, you commence to offend them and show that you distrust them either through cowardice or lack of confidence, and both of these opinions generate hatred.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


I've always had confidence. Before I was famous, that confidence got me into trouble. After I got famous, it just got me into more trouble.
~By Bruce Willis ~


It's not a field, I think, for people who need to have success every day: if you can't live with a nightly sort of disaster, you should get out. I wouldn't describe myself as lacking in confidence, but I would just say that the ghosts you chase you never catch.
~By Michael Korda ~


Our most tragic error may have been our inability to establish a rapport and a confidence with the press and television with the communication media. I don't think the press has understood me.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


Confidence and superiority: It's the usual fundamentalist stuff: I've got the truth, and you haven't.
~By Jeanette Winterson ~


I've had confidence in myself all along. It was just a matter of getting the pieces back in place.
~By Dale Earnhardt ~


Experts say that if children can't read by the end of the fifth grade, they lose self-confidence and self-esteem, making them more likely to enter the juvenile justice system.
~By Dirk Kempthorne ~


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


I did a film which was considered an independent movie with Dustin Hoffman and Andy Garcia called Confidence, and that's the type of film I was willing to take a chance on that because of the caliber of people involved with the film.
~By Morris Chestnut ~


The belief may be too often mistaken, but the illusion of coming into direct contact with the past is intoxicating and persuasive, and can result in an interpretation that carries conviction. Sometimes confidence is all that's needed.
~By Charles Rosen ~


Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed.
~By Channing Pollock ~


The system of domination is founded on depriving nations of their true identity. It seeks to deprive nations of their culture, identity, self-confidence and in this way dominate them.
~By Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ~


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


Without rebuilding the confidence between parties, you will never succeed.
~By Harri Holkeri ~


For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself.
~By Potter Stewart ~


I had gained so much confidence through my college achievements that I wanted to tackle the world.
~By Donna Rice ~


The ultimate ground of faith and knowledge is confidence in God.
~By Charles Hodge ~


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


Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
~By Norman Vincent Peale ~


I haven't seen a player in this game, as long as I've been in it, that can't be pitched to... Barry is an outstanding ballplayer. I respect him an awful lot. I also have confidence in my pitchers that they can pitch to Barry Bonds and get him out.
~By Frank Robinson ~


The crowd gives us so much energy and we are able to really feed off of it. Hitting those shots and having the crowd go crazy helps boost our confidence. We love our fans.
~By Steve Nash ~


Crystallize your goals. Make a plan for achieving them and set yourself a deadline. Then, with supreme confidence, determination and disregard for obstacles and other people's criticisms, carry out your plan.
~By Paul J. Meyer ~


Before the season begins, I had even damaged some frames, but Ken did not hold it against me and kept all his confidence. He was the one who incontestably changed my life, because without his help, I do not know what I will have become.
~By Jacky Ickx ~


I tremble for my country when I hear of confidence expressed in me. I know too well my weakness, that our only hope is in God.
~By Robert E. Lee ~


It used to be that a son could look at the father, and pretty much know what life was gonna be like as an adult. There was confidence in that, and comfort in that, and frustration also.
~By Clancy Brown ~


No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
~By Ansel Adams ~


By the way, the secret of speaking French is confidence. Whether you are right or wrong, you don't hesitate.
~By Joseph Epstein ~


Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.
~By Anna Freud ~


I thought we were aggressive across the board defensively, and you could just see it grow. As the game went along, you could see the confidence grow. It showed in the fourth quarter.
~By Bill Laimbeer ~


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


Brooke and I share some similarities. We're both passionate, fiercely loyal people. But she is far more outlandish than I'd ever be, particularly with her body and her sexuality. Brooke has made herself weak for men - she only gained self-confidence from their attention.
~By Sophia Bush ~


At this time I had complete confidence in Russian policy and believed that the Western Allies deliberately allowed Germany and Russia to fight each other to death.
~By Klaus Fuchs ~


National markets are held together by shared values and confidence in certain minimum standards. But in the new global market, people do not yet have that confidence.
~By Kofi Annan ~


The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or admired.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Beauty is grace and confidence. I've learned to accept and appreciate what nature gave me.
~By Lindsay Lohan ~


As to the question of elected or not elected, each member of the European Commission has been appointed jointly by the governments of the 15 member states, and undergone individual scrutiny and a vote of confidence from the European Parliament.
~By Mario Monti ~


Humor comes from self-confidence.
~By Rita Mae Brown ~


Through first-class education, a generation marches down the long uncertain road of the future with confidence.
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


When you're expected to win and you have the press saying that you are going to win the Olympic gold medal, and you're the only sure thing in the Olympics, it can undermine your confidence.
~By Scott Hamilton ~


Confidence has a lot to do with interviewing - that, and timing.
~By Michael Parkinson ~


I don't possess a lot of self-confidence. I'm an actor so I simply act confident every time I hit the stage.
~By Arsenio Hall ~

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