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20 Self-Confidence Quotes

20 Self-Confidence Quotes

Self-confidence is a quality that emanates from within a person.  Not everyone has it.  And some who have self-confidence in themselves still struggle to find a voice when fighting for their needs and wants.  This essential quality is finicky.

Confidence can be destroyed in an instance with an embarrassing situation.  But then be restored with a stranger’s thoughtful comment.  For many people, self-confidence does not come easily and takes months or even years to build up.  If you’re someone who finds it difficult to maintain or find confidence after you’ve lost it, here are some famous self-confidence quotes to highlight the importance of why you need to regain it!

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Quotes To Raise Self-Confidence

“Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.”

-Rumi, The Essential Rumi

 

“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.”

-J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”

-sylvia plath, the unabridged journals of sylvia plath

“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit”

-E.e. cummings

“If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.”

-dr. roopleen

“Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions … Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.”

-tina fey, bossypants

“Don’t let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks.”

-dr. roopleen, words to insprie the winner in you

“A diamond doesn’t start out polished and shining. It once was nothing special, but with enough pressure and time, becomes spectacular. I’m that diamond.”

-solange nicole

“Confidence is like a dragon where, for every head cut off, two more heads grow back.”

-criss jami, venus in arms

“People who repeatedly attack your confidence and self-esteem are quite aware of your potential, even if you are not.”

-wayne gerard trotman

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“She remembered who she was and the game changed.”

-lelah delia

“If my mind can conceive it, My heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it!”

-jesse jackson

“Believe in yourself up here and it will make you stronger than you could ever imagine.”

-sarah dessen, keeping the moon

“Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.”

-Germany Kent

“In the darkest hours we must believe in ourselves.”

-terry goodkind, faith of the fallen

“Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.”

-lucille ball

“When you think this pain is all you deserve, you are right. You are the only one that can decide how long you will walk in hell.”

-Shannon l. Alder

“Belief in yourself is more important than endless worries of what others think of you. Value yourself and others will value you. Validation is best that comes from within.”

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, Dreams in a Time of War

“Once you feel nice about yourself, you have planted the first seed to develop self-confidence.”

― Stephen Richards, Develop Jedi Self-Confidence: Unleash the Force within You

 

“You are a woman in the prime of your life! You should march into a room with your head held high! Like you are walking onto a stage, a battlefield!”

― Liane Moriarty, Nine Perfect Strangers

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