Confidence Quotes

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

Epicurus

Confidence cannot find a place wherein to rest in safety

David Tuvill

Backstabbing occurs when you share a confidence with someone at church only to learn later that the person has told your story on the prayer chain.

Les Parrott

Is there no virtue among us? If there be not, we are in a wretched situation. No theoretical checks -- no form of government can render us secure. To suppose liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical idea. If there be sufficient virtue and intelligence in the community, it will be exercised in the selection of these men. So that we do not depend on their virtue, or put confidence in our rulers, but in the people who are to choose them.

James Madison

The fidelity of most men is merely an invention of self-love to win confidence; a method to place us above others and to render us depositaries of the most important matters.

François de la Rochefoucauld

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

Gallantry to women - the sure road to their favor - is nothing but the appearance of extreme devotion to all their wants and wishes, a delight in their satisfaction, and a confidence in yourself as being able to contribute toward it.

William Hazlitt

We tend to view confidence as a product of accomplishment rather than part of the process that leads there. But supremely confident people were confident long before they achieved anything.

John Eliot

In light of knowledge attained, the happy achievement seems almost a matter of course, and any intelligent student can grasp it without too much trouble. But the years of anxious searching in the dark, with their intense longing, their alterations of confidence and exhaustion and the final emergence into the light -- only those who have experienced it can understand it

Albert Einstein

Horses change lives. They give our young people confidence and self esteem. They provide peace and tranquility to troubled souls- they give us hope!

Toni Robinson

You Canadians have given us such hope to carry on. We admire your bravery. You are the neighbour of such a rich, powerful country, and yet you don't mind clashing with them. Well, that gives us more confidence.

Pedro Gutierrez

The best we can do is size up the chances, calculate the risks involved, estimate our ability to deal with them, and then make our plans with confidence.

Henry Ford

Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.

Michael O'Brien

Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy.

Brian Tracy

You are educated when you have the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or self-confidence.

Robert Frost

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.

Samuel Johnson

One important key to success is self confidence. An important key to self confidence is preparation.

Arthur Ashe

Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed.

Channing Pollock

There's one blessing only, the source and cornerstone of beatitude -- confidence in self.

Seneca

Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions that we do in our own?

Brigham Young

A boss creates fear, a leader confidence. A boss fixes blame, a leader corrects mistakes. A boss knows all, a leader asks questions. A boss makes work drudgery, a leader makes it interesting.

Russell H. Ewing

It takes hundreds of good golf shots to gain confidence, but only one bad

Jack Nicklaus

The governor has confidence in his appointees on the Parks and Wildlife board, and he trusts they will make a decision that is in the best interest of the Big Bend area.

Robert Black

Yoga is invigoration in relaxation. Freedom in routine. Confidence through self control. Energy within and energy without.

Ymber Delecto
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