Confidence Quotes

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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

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

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

Confidence is a very fragile thing.
Joe Montana

I love the confidence that makeup gives me
Tyra Banks

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

I'm now in the semis this year and I have a little more confidence and I hope to win [on reaching Oz Open semis, 06]
David Nalbandian

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Vincent T Lombardi

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

Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.
Andre Maurois

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

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

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

Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
Norman Vincent Peale

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

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

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

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
Charles Darwin

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

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

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
George Herbert

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

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

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

National markets are held together by shared values and confidence in certain minimum standards. But in the new global market, people do not yet have that confidence.
Kofi Annan

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

Danger breeds best on too much confidence.
Pierre Corneille

Confidence in conversation has a greater share than wit
Duc De La Rochefoucauld

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale

Most frequently we make confidants from vanity, a love of talking, a wish to win the confidence of others, and to make an exchange of secrets
Duc De La Rochefoucauld

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

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



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