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Confidence Quotes

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
Underlying the whole scheme of civilization is the confidence men have in each other, confidence in their integrity, confidence in their honesty, confidence in their future. Bourke Cockran
If you have no confidence in self you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence you have won even before you started. Marcus Garvey
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
In all things preserve integrity; and the consciousness of thine own uprightness will alleviate the toil of business, soften the hardness of ill-success and disappointments, and give thee an humble confidence before God, when the ingratitude of man, or the iniquity of the times may rob thee of other rewards. Barbara Paley
It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived. Rene Descartes
We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot. Eleanor Roosevelt
I have nothing but confidence in you. And very little of that. Groucho Marx
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 must be attained. Marie Curie
Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired. Erik H. Erikson
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
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do. Roosevelt, Eleanor
I have great faith in fools -- self confidence my friends call it. Edgar Allan Poe
When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty-one, little did I suspect that I should be at forty-nine, what I now am. Samuel Johnson
Every small, positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future. Alice Walker
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
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence then success is sure. Mark Twain
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 Garvey
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
We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help when in need. Epicurus
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