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Quotations about confidence

Whatever else history may say about me when I'm gone, I hope it will record that I appealed to your best hopes, not your worst fears; to your confidence rather than your doubts. My dream is that you will travel the road ahead with liberty's lamp guiding your steps and opportunity's arm steadying your way.

 - Ronald Reagan

Robert FrostYou are educated when you have the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or self-confidence.

 - Robert Frost

Alan Alexander MilneIf ever there is tomorrow when we're not together... there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we're apart... I'll always be with you. - Alan Alexander Milne

 - Alan Alexander Milne

Elbert HubbardThe world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.

 - Elbert Hubbard

Lao TzuBecause one believes in oneself, one doesn't try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn't need others' approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.

 - Laozi / Lao-Tzu

Lao TzuKindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

 - Laozi / Lao-Tzu

Marcus AureliusBe like a headland of rock on which the waves break incessantly: but it stands fast and around it the seething of the waters sinks to rest.

 - Marcus Aurelius

Sigmund FreudIf 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.

 - Sigmund Freud

Marie CurieLife 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

Carrie FisherStay afraid, but do it anyway. What's important is the action. You don't have to wait to be confident. Just do it and eventually the confidence will follow.

 - Carrie Fisher

Sheryl SandburgWe hold ourselves back in ways both big and small, by lacking self-confidence, by not raising our hands, and by pulling back when we should be leaning in.

 - Sheryl Sandburg

Bruce LeeDo not allow negative thoughts to enter your mind for they are weeds that strangle confidence.

 - Bruce Lee

Henry David ThoreauIf one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

 - Henry David Thoreau

Dale CarnegieInaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

 - Dale Carnegie