Confidence Quotes

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Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
George Herbert

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

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

Getting out of bed in the morning is an act of false confidence.
Jules Feiffer

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

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

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

Danger breeds best on too much confidence.
Pierre Corneille

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

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

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

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

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

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

Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Benedict Spinoza

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 in another man's virtue is no slight evidence of a man's own
Montaigne

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

Confidence is a very fragile thing.
Joe Montana

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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