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Confidence Quotes

I have nothing but confidence in you, and very little of that. Julius Henry Marx
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
The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others. Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science. Charles Darwin
The ultimate ground of faith and knowledge is confidence in God. Charles Hodge
It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn - which is what life is all about. Oprah Winfrey, Oprah Magazine, May 2004
Public confidence in the integrity of the Government is indispensable to faith in democracy and when we lose faith in the system, we have lost faith in everything we fight and spend for. Adlai E. Jr. Stevenson
It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived. Rene Descartes
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. Ansel Adams
No matter how brilliant a man may be, he will never engender confidence in his subordinates and associates if he lacks simple honesty and moral courage. J. Lawton Collins
Were there but one virtuous man in the world, he would hold up his head with confidence and honor; he would shame the world, and not the world him. South
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence then success is sure. Mark Twain
If you have no confidence in yourself you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won before you have started. Marcus Garvey
We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help when in need. Epicurus
For this invention of yours will produce forgetfulness in the minds of those who learn it, by causing them to neglect their memory, inasmuch as, from their confidence in writing, they will recollect by the external aid of foreign symbols, and not by the internal use of their own faculties. Your discovery, therefore, is a medicine not for memory, but for recollection-for recalling to, not for keeping in mind. Plato
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
Your confidence in the people, and your doubt about them, are closely related to your self-confidence and your self-doubt. Kahlil Gibran
Who has confidence in himself will gain the confidene of others. Leib Lazarow
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
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 in something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained. Marie Curie
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