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Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.
Diane Arbus

There's no such thing as lack of confidence. You either have it or you don't.
Rob Andrew

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Eleanor Roosevelt

It is simply not consistent with either my character or my confidence in my God-given athletic ability to cheat in any way.
Justin Gatlin

I thought that Mike Ruddock had had a wonderful run last year - the first Welsh Grand Slam in 27 years. He'd taken it on another couple of stages and he'd got the full confidence not just of the Welsh rugby team but also the Welsh nation.
Ian Robertson

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.
Jacob Bronowski

We have got to have a leadership that has the confidence of the whole party that is attractive in putting forward our policies.
Michael Foster

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

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
George Herbert

Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged bosom: youth is the season of credulity.
William Pitt

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

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

Have no fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with you, therefore no harm can befall you; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence.
Pope John Paul II

Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people
Philip Andrew Adams

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
George Washington

His great trick was making the game simple, supplying players with the confidence and self-belief of Muhammad Ali [on Brian Clough]
John McGovern

That extra confidence that I got from San Jose helped me [on beating Schuttler from a set and 5-3 down]
Andrew Murray

England's main problem [in rugby] is they lack confidence. If you don't have confidence, you have no ambition, and it's very difficult to play without any ryhthm. [on 2006 performance]
Jonathan Davies

The oldest pitcher acquires confidence in his ball club - he doesn't try to do it all himself.
Burleigh Grimes

They're playing with a lot more confidence - there's no doubt about that. They are more match aware [on England]
Glenn McGrath

The national identity card scheme will give people confidence, convenience and security in an increasingly vital aspect ofmodern life - proving and protecting their identity. [He didn't say how]
David Blunkett

He needs a bit of an adrenaline surge in the balls to give him confidence
Willie Thorne

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

It's great that we're having all this success in the Champions League and we always have confidence in European games.
Dirk Kuyt

Part of the problem is that he lacks confidence. He is nervous[on Gordon Brown]
Charles Clarke

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

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

There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive.
Tacitus

There are few mortals so insensible that their affections cannot he gained by mildness, their confidence by sincerity, their hatred by scorn or neglect
Johann Georg Von Zimmermann

Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.
Franklin D Roosevelt

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

Those who are silent, self-effacing and attentive become the recipients of confidences.
Thornton Wilder

Hi. I'm Troy McClure. You may remember me from such self help tapes as 'Smoke yourself thin' and 'Get some confidence, Stupid!'
Troy McClure

Giving people self-confidence is by far the most important thing that I can do. Because then they will act.
Jack Welch

I have got a lot more confidence after winning against guys like Hewitt and Roddick
Andrew Murray

It is not credible for a party leader to have the passive support of the wider membership without first ensuring that he has the confidence of the vast majority if not the whole of his parliamentary colleagues
Andrew George

Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
Thomas Carlyle

The decision destroyed my confidence, which has always been fragile. I need people to support and back me and I was mentally broken by being left out by England.
Robin Smith

Confidence is a very fragile thing.
Joe Montana

There is one child in every classroom who thinks that they know it all, well you should tell them that they don't but admire their confidence!
Alfred Griswold

A quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation, provide children with the protection they need from the hazards of poverty, labor exploitation and disease, and given them the knowledge, skills, and confidence to reach their full potential.
Audrey Hepburn

Danger breeds best on too much confidence.
Pierre Corneille

He's playing with lots of confidence and no mistakes and holds his concentration all the time [on Roger Federer]
Juan Carlos Ferrero

Morale is the state of mind. It is steadfastness and courage and hope. It is confidence and zeal and loyalty. It is elan, esprit de corps and determination.
George Marshall

It is a lack of confidence in our systems of control that can foster bigotry.
Charles Clarke

I love the confidence that makeup gives me
Tyra Banks

In the target seats we have been going like a bomb and there is a great deal of confidence. I think there's going to be a great deal of regional variation throughout the UK.
Sir Menzies Campbell

I believe it is wrong to undermine public safety, and indeed public confidence in the concept of human rights, by allowing highly dangerous criminals and terrorists to trump the rights of the people of Britain to live in security and peace
David Cameron

When I see all my legs out, I have confidence. I look at my muscles and they look big and I feel strong. With big shorts, I can't see my muscles at all.
Paolo Di Canio

Whatever the true cause of the government's baffling support for Sir Ian Blair, the public can have no confidence while he is in charge that the Met can be replied upon to keep them safe. That is why, once again, he must go.
Melanie Phillips



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