Confidence Quotes

 If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.

Abraham Lincoln

We don’t see things as they are, we see things as we are.

Anais Nin

My first job is to say thank you to those who voted me. Those who didn’t, I’m going to get your vote next time.

Barack Obama

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control.

Richard Kline

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 Tullius Cicero

Self-confidence grows on trees, in other people’s orchards.

Mignon McLaughlin

Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot.

Truman Capote

I have great confidence in the common sense of mankind in general.

Thomas Jefferson

The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do.


Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.

Orison Swett Marden

It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in princes.


It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived.

René Descartes

Danger breeds best on too much confidence.

Pierre Corneille

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

Chris Evert

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.

Mark Twain

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Helen Keller

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

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

When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.

Joe Paterno

Confidence comes from discipline and training.

Robert Kiyosaki

If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.

Marcus Garvey

The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.

Charles Bukowski

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your selfconfidence.

Robert Frost

Confidence is ignorance. If you’re feeling cocky, it’s because there’s something you don’t know.

Eoin Colfer

If you’re presenting yourself with confidence, you can pull off pretty much anything.

Katy Perry

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

George Washington

My style has changed and evolved mainly because I’ve grown to have more confidence in myself.

Kevin Durant

Censorship reflects a society’s lack of confidence in itself.

Potter Stewart

You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous.

Gabby Douglas

Faith is a living, daring confidence in God’s grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.

Martin Luther King

Being glamorous is about strength and confidence. It’s black and white dramatic. You have to be strong.

Catherine Zeta-Jones

The circulation of confidence is better than the circulation of money.

James Madison

The easy confidence with which I know another man’s religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.

Mark Twain

Style is whatever you want to do, if you can do it with confidence.

George Clinton

Confidence isn’t optimism or pessimism, and it’s not a character attribute. It’s the expectation of a positive outcome.

Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Nonbeing is the greatest joy.

Lao Tzu

In fact, the confidence of the people is worth more than money.

Carter G. Woodson

Power without a nation’s confidence is nothing.

Catherine The Great

My confidence is easy to shake. I am very well aware of all of my flaws. I am aware of all the insecurities that I have.

Taylor Swift

Confidence doesn’t come out of nowhere. It’s a result of something… hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.

Roger Staubach

It is best to act with confidence, no matter how little right you have to it.

Lillian Hellman

Greed is the lack of confidence of one’s own ability to create.

Vanna Bonta

Confidence comes from hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.

Roger Staubach

Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.

Vince Lombardi

If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellowcitizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.

Abraham Lincoln

Great leaders don’t need to act tough. Their confidence and humility serve to underscore their toughness.

Simon Sinek

I’ve always been very confident in my immaturity.

Brandon Sanderson

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

Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his….

Benjamin Franklin

Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you’re in control, they’re in control.

Tom Landry

I think confidence is the most appealing quality in any human being or any artist; that’s what really attracts us to people.

Marilyn Manson

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

Joe Paterno

It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.


The trust of the people in the leaders reflects the confidence of the leaders in the people.

Paulo Freire

Confidence comes with maturity, being more accepting of yourself.

Nicole Scherzinger

Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.

Oswald Chambers

Confidence in others’ honesty is no light testimony of one’s own integrity.

Michel De Montaigne

Confidence has a lot to do with interviewing that, and timing.

Michael Parkinson

You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.

Rosalynn Carter

You learn so much from competition you gain confidence every time you have to step up and perform.

Natalie Gulbis

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