Confidence Quotes

War over water would be an ultimate obscenity. And yet, unfortunately it is conceivable... Water has been a source over so many years of erosion of confidence, of tension, of human rights abuses, really, of so many in areas whose traditional water supplies have been controlled and depleted by occupational authorities. That must stop if we're going to be able to develop a climate for peace

Queen Noor of Jordan

Logic is a system whereby one may go wrong with confidence.

Charles K. Kettering

Confidence is a feeling of certainty, a natural inner resource that can be summoned whenever you want it.

Steve Pavlina

After all, he muttered, what can they do to shake the confidence of a fellow whos got delusions of adequacy?

William M. Kucmierowski

Dependability, integrity, the characteristic of never knowingly doing anything wrong, that you would never cheat anyone, that you would give everybody a fair deal. Character is a sort of an all-inclusive thing. If a man has character, everyone has confidence in him. Soldiers must have confidence in their leader.

Omar Bradley

Censorship reflects society's lack of confidence in itself. It is a hallmark of an authoritarian regime.

Potter Stewart

Strengthening our identity is one way or reinforcing people's confidence and sense of citizenship and well-being.

David Blunkett

You are perhaps the most accomplished confidence man since Charles Ponzi. I'd say you were a carnival barker, but that wouldn't be fair to carnival barkers

Peter Fitzgerald

The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.

William Jennings Bryan

Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense

Thomas Arnold Bennett

The most vital quality a soldier can possess is self-confidence, utter, complete and bumptious.

George Patton

Scholarship has yielded to the irresistible pull that science exerts on our minds by its self-confidence and the promise of certified knowledge. But, to repeat, the objects of culture are not analyzable, not graspable by the geometric mind. Great works of art are great by virtue of being syntheses of the world; they qualify as art by fusing form and contents into an indivisible whole; what they offer is not "discourse about," nor a cipher to be decoded, but a prolonged incitement to finesse. So it is paradoxical that our way of introducing young minds to such works should be the way of scholarship.

Jacques Barzun

Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.

Thomas Carlyle

Peace is not the absence of war; it is a virtue; a state of mind; a disposition for benevolence; confidence; and justice.

Spinoza

Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control.

Richard Kline
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