Confidence Quotes

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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

The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the space of one delivery so much had changed. My confidence was sky-high. I was pumped up and rock'n'rolling.
Shane Warne

All strikers need goals, the confidence of a striker when they score is right up there and it's the opposite when they don't
Sven Goran Eriksson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I love the confidence that makeup gives me
Tyra Banks

Life for both sexes is arduous, difficult, a perpetual struggle. More than anything... it calls for confidence in oneself... And how can we generate this imponderable quality most quickly? By thinking that other people are inferior to oneself.
Virginia Woolf

And so with that spirit of confidence in our step and with that prayer in our heart, let us now quicken our pace to the victory that awaits us!
Perry Christie

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

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

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

Hopefully that will prepare the boys well as well as thay can be for a long season - we've got a strong squad and there's confidence in the camp
Simon Jones

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

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

Confidence is a very fragile thing.
Joe Montana

If 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

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
Jack Nicklaus

I didn't play regularly because I was injured and when I did play I didn't get a run in my best position. I never felt any confidence from Stuart Pearce last year. It is why, even when I was on the pitch, I was not the real Antoine Sibierski
Antoine Sibierski

Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
Joe Paterno

Affliction is a school of virtue; it corrects levity, and interrupts the confidence of sinning.
Francis Atterbury

I am concerned about a society that has demonstrably lost confidence in its institutions, in the government, in the press, in the church, in the military - as well as in business.
George Cabot

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

It was the timing in my life. I got a lot out of doing Rollergirl. I've gotten a lot from every director, but, psychologically, that role gave me a lot of confidence. [On her Boogie Nights role]
Heather Graham

Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.
Lao Tzu

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

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

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

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

Confidence is key. Sometimes, you need to look like you're confident even when you're not. [Wise words from one so young!]
Vanessa Hudgens

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

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

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
George Herbert

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

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

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

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

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

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

You've got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.
Chris Evert

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



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