Confidence Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old confidence quotes, confidence sayings, and confidence proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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
When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things. Joe Namath
With confidence, you have won before you have started. Marcus Garvey
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. Marcus Garvey
You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous. Gabby Douglas
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
The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you. William Jennings Bryan
Always be yourself and have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and try to duplicate it. Bruce Lee
You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do. Eleanor Roosevelt
Low self-confidence isn't a life sentence. Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered--just like any other skill. Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better. Barrie Davenport
Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit. E.E. Cummings
Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. Golda Meir
It is confidence in our bodies, minds, and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures. Oprah Winfrey
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong. Peter T. Mcintyre
Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do. Dr. Benjamin Spock
Confidence is a habit that can be developed by acting as if you already had the confidence you desire to have. Brian Tracy
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. Christopher Robin
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt
If you're presenting yourself with confidence, you can pull off pretty much anything. Katy Perry
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Confidence is the sexiest attribute a woman can have. If you feel good, you'll look good. Author Unknown
If you love yourself, it will all work out. Britney Spears
You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them. Michael Jordan
I have an everyday religion that works for me. Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line. Lucille Ball
A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms. Author Unknown
If you believe in yourself enough and know what you want, you're gonna make it happen. Mariah Carey
Confidence is silent. Insecurities are loud. Author Unknown
Just believe in yourself. Even if you don't, pretend that you do and, at some point, you will. Venus Williams
Self confidence is the best outfit. Rock it and own it. Author Unknown
It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think you're not. Hanoch McCarty
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. Edmund Hillary
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. Norman Vincent Peale
Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control. Richard Kline
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness. Oprah
Why should I care what other people think of me? I am who I am. And who I wanna be. Avril Lavigne
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. Richard Bach
I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself. Pietro Aretino
Confidence, like art, never comes from having all the answers; it comes from being open to all the questions. Author Unknown
You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. Rosalynn Carter
With confidence, you can reach truly amazing heights; without confidence, even the simplest accomplishments are beyond your grasp. Author Unknown
There is nothing more attractive than confidence, once you see your own beauty, so will everyone else. Author Unknown
Confidence is not achieved overnight. It can be achieved by learning from mistakes, it can be achieved by learning from experience. Dr Anil Kr Sinha
A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for. William Shedd
They can do all because they think they can. Vergil
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Henry S. Haskins
Confidence is something you acquire in yourself by believing in self ability with courage and conviction. Anil Sinha
Confidence is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking the tartar sauce with you. Zig Ziglar
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life. Ralph Waldo Emerson
She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her away, she adjusted her sails. Elizabeth Edwards
Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve. J.K. Rowling
You cannot swim for new horizons until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. William Faulkner
Believe you can and you're halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt
The hardest step she ever took was to blindly trust in who she was. Atticus
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment. Thomas Carlyle
What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate. Henry David Thoreau
All you need in this life and confidence, and then success is sure. Mark Twain
We know what we are but not what we may be. William Shakespeare
Self-trust is the first secret of success. Ralph Waldo Emerson
A person's worth in this world is estimated according to the value they put on themselves. Jean De La Bruyere
Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on. Dr. Maxwell Maltz
They are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their own powers. Christian Bovee
Self-esteem isn't everything; it's just that there's nothing without it. Gloria Steinem
Great spirits have often overcome violent opposition from mediocre minds. Albert Einstein
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it. Edgar Allan Poe
Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself. Robert Collier
Confidence is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life. John Dewey
As is our confidence, so is our capacity. William Hazlitt
Men die of fright and live of confidence. Henry David Thoreau
You've got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference. Chris Evert
If you do not believe in yourself, do not blame others for lacking faith in you. Brendan Francis
The pleasure that arises from inward serenity is due to the confidence that one has in one's own inner truth. Yi Jung
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks on great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself. Cicero
Who has self-confidence will lead the rest. Horace
To these success gives heart: they can because they think they can. Virgil
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor. John Milton
The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
You must act as if it is impossible to fail. Ashanti Saying
Lack of confidence is not the result of difficulty; the difficulty comes from a lack of confidence. Seneca
Confidence in the natural world is self-reliance, in the spiritual world, it is God-reliance. Oswald Chambers
If you wait until you're really sure, you'll never take off the training wheels. Cynthia Copeland Lewis
Women who are confident in their abilities are more likely to succeed than those who lack confidence, even though the latter may be much more competent and talented, and industrious. Joyce Brothers
There's no better makeup than self-confidence. Shakira