70 quotes about Confidence
Click Post to to share a quote on your blog/social network



Ninety-two percent of the stuff told you in confidence you couldn't get anyone else to listen to.
  View quote | Adams, Franklin P. quotes

Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.
  View quote | Addison, Joseph quotes

It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself.
  View quote | Ali, Muhammad quotes

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
  View quote | Aristotle quotes

He who believes in nobody knows that he himself is not to be trusted.
  View quote | Auerbach, Red quotes

One who has lost confidence can lose nothing more.
  View quote | Boiste quotes

Self-distrust is the cause of most of our failure. In the assurance of strength there is strength, and, they are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their powers.
  View quote | Bovee, Christian Nevell quotes

What's the worst thing that can happen to a quarterback? He loses his confidence.
  View quote | Bradshaw, Terry quotes

Self-confidence is either a petty pride in our own narrowness, or the realization of our duty and privilege as God's children.
  View quote | Brooks, Phillips quotes

I build confidence when I practice a variety of shots - hitting it high or low, working the ball. A lot of golfers go to the range and just hit full shots. That doesn't build on-course confidence, because you won't always hit full shots out there. My confidence is built on knowing I can effectively work the ball in any circumstance.
  View quote | Carner, JoAnne quotes

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.
  View quote | Cicero, Marcus T. quotes

The mansion should not be graced by its master, the master should grace the mansion.
  View quote | Cicero, Marcus T. quotes

Danger breeds best on too much confidence.
  View quote | Corneille, Pierre quotes

For they conquer who believe they can.
  View quote | Dryden, John quotes

The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return.
  View quote | Edgeworth, Maria quotes

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.
  View quote | Garvey, Marcus quotes

I don't feel any pressure. I just try to stay calm, follow my game plan and try not to overthrown.
  View quote | Gooden, Dwight quotes

Winning breeds confidence and confidence breeds winning.
  View quote | Green, Hubert quotes

Never put much confidence in such, as put no confidence in others. A man prone to suspect evil is mostly looking in his neighbor for what he sees in himself. As to the pure all things are pure, even so to the impure all things are impure.
  View quote | Hare, J. C. quotes

As is our confidence, so is our capacity.
  View quote | Hazlitt, William quotes

A decent boldness ever meets with friends.
  View quote | Homer quotes

In tribulation immediately draw near to God with confidence, and you will receive strength, enlightenment, and instruction.
  View quote | John of the Cross, St. quotes

I never think that there's something I can't do, whether it's beating my opponent one on one or practicing another hour because something about my game is just not right.
  View quote | Johnson, Earvin ''Magic'' quotes

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
  View quote | Johnson, Samuel quotes

There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
  View quote | Johnson, Samuel quotes

It generally happens that assurance keeps an even pace with ability.
  View quote | Johnson, Samuel quotes

Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
  View quote | La Rochefoucauld, Francois De quotes

Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It's the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.
  View quote | Landers, Ann quotes

If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.
  View quote | Lincoln, Abraham quotes

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

With confidence, you can reach truly amazing heights; without confidence, even the simplest accomplishments are beyond your grasp.
  View quote | Loehr, Jim quotes

Confidence is courage at ease.
  View quote | Maher, Daniel quotes

There can be no great courage where there is no confidence or assurance, and half the battle is in the conviction that we can do what we undertake.
  View quote | Marden, Orison Swett quotes

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

I think it's the mark of a great player to be confident in tough situations.
  View quote | McEnroe, John quotes

The confidence in another man's virtue is no light evidence of a man's own, and God willingly favors such a confidence.
  View quote | Montaigne, Michel Eyquem De quotes

Confidence in another person's virtue is no light evidence of your own.
  View quote | Montaigne, Michel Eyquem De quotes

Confidence is a very fragile thing.
  View quote | Montana, Joe quotes

Show me a man with head held high and I'll show you a man who can't get used to bifocals.
  View quote | Morse Telegraph Newsletter quotes

I've always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself.
  View quote | Murphy, Eddie quotes

If you have confidence you have patience. Confidence, that is everything.
  View quote | Nastase, Ilie quotes

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.
  View quote | Nicklaus, Jack quotes

Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
  View quote | O'Brien, Michael quotes

People are slow to claim confidence in undertakings of magnitude.
  View quote | Ovid quotes

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

You need to play with supreme confidence, or else you'll lose again, and then losing becomes a habit.
  View quote | Paterno, Joe quotes

Only trust thyself, and another shall not betray thee.
  View quote | Penn, William quotes

Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart.
  View quote | Pitt, William quotes

Every failure made me more confident. Because I wanted even more to achieve as revenge. To show that I could.
  View quote | Polanski, Roman quotes

Who ever does not respect confidence will never find happiness in their path.
  View quote | Proverb quotes

Assurance is two-thirds of success.
  View quote | Proverb, Gaelic quotes

If you are prepared, then you are able to feel confident.
  View quote | Ringer, Robert J. quotes

Watch my dust.
  View quote | Ruth, Babe quotes

Confidence awakens confidence.
  View quote | Sachsen, Friedrich Von quotes

Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
  View quote | Smith, Stan quotes

Confidence is the result of hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.
  View quote | Staubach, Roger quotes

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.
  View quote | Staubach, Roger quotes

Have confidence that if you have done a little thing well, you can do a bigger thing well too.
  View quote | Storey, David quotes

Confidence is the bond of friendship.
  View quote | Syrus, Publilius quotes

When you engage in systematic, purposeful actin, using and stretching your abilities to the maximum, you cannot help but feel positive and confident abut yourself.
  View quote | Tracy, Brian quotes

I always thought I could play pro ball. I had confidence in my ability, You have to. If you don't who will?
  View quote | Unitas, Johnny quotes

There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done.
  View quote | Unitas, Johnny quotes

Courage comes from wanting to do it well. Security comes from knowing you can do it well. Confidence comes from having done it well.
  View quote | Unknown, Source quotes

God knows best; he hasn't arranged your anatomy so as to make it easy for you to pat yourself on the back.
  View quote | Unknown, Source quotes

The values of the Walt Disney company: The four C s: Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, Consistency, and the greatest of these is Confidence.
  View quote | Unknown, Source quotes

True prosperity is the result of well-placed confidence in ourselves and our fellow man.
  View quote | Unknown, Source quotes

Confidence and courage come through preparation and practice.
  View quote | Unknown, Source quotes

Confidence is the feeling you have before you understand the situation.
  View quote | Unknown, Source quotes

Confidence is a lot of this game or any game. If you don't think you can, you won't.
  View quote | West, Jerry quotes

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.
  View quote | Woolf, Virginia quotes