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Confidence Quotes That Will Inspire You to Believe in Yourself (2022)

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These confidence quotes will inspire you to believe in yourself again, embrace your flaws, and use them to your advantage.

Confidence is essential because a confident person can deal with various types of people. Confident people outperform intelligent people who lack confidence in life.

But how do you gain confidence? Here is a list of famous people’s confidence quotes to motivate and inspire you.

Let’s get started.

Best Confidence Quotes

1. “It is confidence in our bodies, minds, and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures.” – Oprah Winfrey

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2. “Confidence is that magic pill that makes you instantly better in everything you do.” – Gal Shapira

3. “Confidence comes from hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.” – Robert Staubach

4. “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

5. “When you have confidence, you can do anything.” – Sloane Stevens

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6. “With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world.” – Dalai Lama

7. “Confidence is a habit that can be developed by acting as if you already had the confidence you desire to have.” – Brian Tracy

8. “If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means, paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent van Gogh

9. “Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.” – Samuel Johnson

10. “When you have a lot of confidence, and you feel like nobody can beat you, it’s game over for everyone else.” – Jason Day

11. “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” – Marie Curie

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12. “As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

13. “Confidence is when you believe in yourself and your abilities. Arrogance is when you think you are better than others and act accordingly.” – Stewart Stafford

14. “Confidence is everything. We live in our own minds, and we die in our own minds. So if we are incredible in our minds, we live and die incredibly.” – Kenneth Nate

15. “Confidence is everything. Confidence is what makes that simple white tee and jeans look good.” – Ciara

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16. “Confidence comes from being prepared.” – John Wooden

17. “Inhale confidence, exhale doubt.” – Anonymous

18. “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” – Benjamin Spock

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19. “Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.” – Vince Lombardi

20. “As is our confidence, so is our capacity.” – William Hazlitt

21. “Confidence is the food of the wise man but the liquor of the fool.” – Vikram

22. “Humor comes from self-confidence.” – Rita Mae Brown

23. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” – Suzy Kassem

24. “Kindness in words creates confidence.” – Lao Tzu

25. “Confidence is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life.” – John Dewey

26. “A bold act requires a high degree of confidence.” – Robert Greene

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27. “Confidence, if you have it, you can make anything look good.” – Diane von Furstenberg

28. “Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they’re yours.” – Richard Bach

29. “Experience tells you what to do. Confidence allows you to do it.” – Stan Smith

30. “Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot.” – Truman Capote

31. “Positivity, confidence, and persistence are key in life, so never give up on yourself.” – Khalid

32. “The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.” – Blake Lively

33. “Get more confidence by doing things that excite and frighten you.” – Jessica Williams

34. “If you don’t have any confidence, you’re not going to do anything.” – Stefon Diggs

35. “Confidence comes with maturity, being more accepting of yourself.” – Nicole Scherzinger

36. “Confidence comes from discipline and training.” – Robert Kiyosaki

37. “We should do everything both cautiously and confidently at the same time.” – Epictetus

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38. “With confidence, you have won before you have started.” – Marcus Garvey

39. “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look at the world straight in the eye.” – Helen Keller

40. “It takes a lot for you to find your confidence, but you shouldn’t let someone else be the person to find it for you.” – Justine Skye

41. “The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others.” – François de la Rochefoucauld

42. “If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

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43. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

44. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller

45. “Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged bosom. Youth is the season of credulity.” – William Pitt

46. “Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – Christopher Robin

47. “As long as you keep going, you’ll keep getting better, and as you get better, you gain more confidence. That alone is success.” – Tamara Taylor

48. “Confidence is a lot of this game or any game. If you don’t think you can, you won’t.” – Jerry West

49. “Confidence is the only key. I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.” – Emma Stone

50. “Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.” – Benjamin Disraeli

51. “Confidence isn’t walking into a room with your nose in the air and thinking you are better than everyone else. It’s walking into a room and not having to compare yourself to anyone else in the first place.” – Anonymous

52. “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

53. “I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time.” – Anna Freud

54. “I’ve always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself.” – Eddie Murphy

55. “Confidence comes from knowing what you’re doing. If you are prepared for something, you usually do it. If not, you usually fall flat on your face.” – Tom Landry

56. “Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.” – Joe Paterno

57. “You always have to believe in yourself and not let your confidence fade.” – Naomi

Quotes That Will Boost Your Self-Confidence

58. “A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.” – Mark Twain

59. “Action is a high road to self-confidence and self-esteem.” – Bruce Lee

60. “To overcome fear is the quickest way to gain your self-confidence.” – Roy T. Bennett

61. “Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.” – Thomas Carlyle

62. “Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered just like any other skill. Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better.” – Barrie Davenport

63. “One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” – Arthur Ashe

64. “It is best to act with confidence, no matter how little right you have to it.” – Lillian Hellman

65. “You’ve got to put in the work, and you’ve got to play with confidence. You’ve got to believe in yourself.” – Paul Pierce

66. “Have confidence in everything. No matter what it is that you’re doing, know that you can do it better than anyone.” – Anonymous

67. “When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun, and when you have fun, you can do amazing things.” – Joe Namath

68. “There’s a confidence and sense of self that comes with age that I didn’t anticipate.” – Jillian Michaels

69. “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.” – Jack Nicklaus

70. “Self-confidence is a superpower. Once you start to believe in yourself, magic starts happening.” – Anonymous

71. “Confidence comes from hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.” – Robert Staubach

72. “Confidence thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection, and on unselfish performance. Without them, it cannot live.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

73. “Confidence isn’t optimism or pessimism, and it’s not a character attribute. It’s the expectation of a positive outcome.” – Rosabeth Moss Kanter

74. “Doubt can motivate you, so don’t be afraid of it. Confidence and doubt are at two ends of the scale, and you need both. They balance each other out.” – Barbra Streisand

75. “The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you.” – William Jennings Bryan

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

77. “Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” – Lao Tzu

78. “I taught myself confidence. When I’d walk into a room and feel scared to death, I’d tell myself, ‘I’m not afraid of anybody.’ And people believed me. You’ve got to teach yourself to take over the world.” – Priyanka Chopra

Confidence Quotes to Help You Become Successful in Life

79. “All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.” – Mark Twain

80. “Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.” – Paul Tournier

81. “Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.” – George Herbert

82. “I’ve studied the lives of the 20th century’s great businessmen and concluded self-confidence was instrumental in all their success.” – Alex Spanos

83. “Confidence and hard work is the best medicine to kill the disease called failure. It will make you a successful person.” – A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

84. “Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don’t let these feelings stop them.” – T. Harv Eker

85. “It’s not the lack of ability or opportunity that holds you back. It is only a lack of confidence in yourself.” – Richard Monckton Milnes

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86. “Your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.” – Michelle Obama

87. “Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.” – Diane Arbus

88. “Successful people often exude confidence. It’s obvious that they believe in themselves and what they’re doing. It isn’t their success that makes them confident, however. The confidence was there first.” – Travis Bradberry

89. “Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less-than-perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident, and more and more successful.” – Mark Victor Hansen

90. “If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” – Henry David Thoreau

91. “Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” – Golda Meir

92. “We gain strength and courage and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face. We must do that which we think we cannot.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Positive Confidence Quotes That Will Improve Your Mindset

93. “Along with age comes more confidence, so it kind of works out.” – Leslie Mann

94. “Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy.” – Brian Tracy

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

96. “I think about trust and confidence as something that you earn every day, and we will keep at it, earning it every day.” – Lynn Good

97. “Sometimes, if you fake confidence long enough, you’re going to be confident.” – Elle King

98. “Have confidence that if you have done a little thing well, you can do a bigger thing well too.” – David Storey

99. “Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. You don’t have to wait to be confident. Just do it, and eventually, the confidence will follow.” – Carrie Fisher

100. “I am confident because I can admit who I am, what I’ve done, and love myself for who I’ve become.” – Anonymous

101. “Confidence is not, ‘They will like me.’ Confidence is, ‘I’ll be fine if they don’t.’” – Christina Grimmie

102. “It’s all about confidence and how you feel about yourself.” – Hayley Hasselhoff

103. “If you’re presenting yourself with confidence, you can pull off pretty much anything.” – Katy Perry

104. “Confidence is like, ‘Show up in every single moment like you’re meant to be there.’” – Anonymous

105. “If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think.” – T. Harv Eker

106. “Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.” – Bruce Fairchild Barton

107. “Don’t take anything for granted. If you don’t believe in yourself, nobody else will. Have a little more confidence.” – Cathy Moriarty

108. “For if you train hard and responsibly, your confidence surges to a maximum.” – Floyd Patterson

109. “I have a confidence about my life that comes from standing tall on my own two feet.” – Jane Fonda

110. “We all have our limitations, but when we listen to our critics, we also have theirs.” – Robert Breault

111. “I think the best way to have confidence is not to allow everyone else’s insecurities to be your own.” – Jessie J.

112. “Find what makes you feel comfortable. The confidence you wear your clothes in is what’s really going to shine.” – Hayley Hasselhoff

Did these quotes about confidence change your perspective on life? Which do you consider to be more important, intelligence or confidence? Please tell us in the comments.


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