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Confidence Quotes

You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. Rosalynn Carter
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience by 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
Every small, positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future. Alice Walker
If you think about disaster, you will get it. Brood about death and you hasten your demise. Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience. Swami Sivanada
If nations could overcome the mutual fear and distrust whose somber shadow is now thrown over the world, and could meet with confidence and good will to settle their possible differences, they would easily be able to establish a lasting peace. Fridjof Nansen
The real danger from advertising is that it helps to shatter and ultimately destroy our most precious non-material possessions the confidence in the existence of meaningful purposes of human activity and respect for the integrity of man. Paul Sweezy
People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false, a gift confers no rights. Friedrich Nietzsche
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowlege: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science. Charles Darwin
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
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence -- and then success is sure. Mark Twain
The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others. Francois De La Rochefoucauld
It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived. Rene Descartes
Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger. Arnold Palmer
You are never dedicated to something you have complete confidence in. No one is fanatically shouting that the sun is going to rise tomorrow. They know it is going to rise tomorrow. When people are fanatically dedicated to political or religious faiths or any other kinds of dogmas or goals, its always because these dogmas or goals are in doubt. Robert M. Pirsig
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time. Anna Freud
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity. Samuel Johnson
Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed. Baltasar Gracian
They who lack talent expect things to happen without effort. They ascribe failure to a lack of inspiration or ability, or to misfortune, rather than to insufficient application. At the core of every true talent there is an awareness of the difficulties inherent in any achievement, and the confidence that by persistence and patience something worthwhile will be realized. Thus talent is a species of vigor. Eric Hoffer
I have great faith in fools -- self confidence my friends call it. Edgar Allan Poe
Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks. Joe Paterno
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