Self-confidence quotes: a shot of courage!

Self-confidence quotes: a shot of courage!

Editorial team Published on 9/5/2022

Self-confidence quotes: a shot of courage!

Having faith in your abilities will allow you to launch great ventures, pursue success, turn ideas and inspiration into reality (without being swayed by other people’s opinions) and resolve critical situations without panicking.

Not only is self-confidence one of the most sought-after soft skills in any working environment, it also helps you lead a happy and fulfilled life. Because it’s so important, we’ve decided to gather together the best quotes relating to self-confidence here. We hope some of them speak to you.

Motivational quotes that inspire confidence

“There is nothing more profound in human existence than self-esteem” Sándor Márai, author.

“If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you” Zig Ziglar, author.

“All your life, other people will try to take your accomplishments away from you. Don’t you take it away from yourself” Michael Crichton, author.

“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right” Henry Ford, entrepreneur and founder of the Ford Motor Company.

“All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who put our hands before our eyes, and cry that it is dark. Know that there is no darkness around us. Take the hands away and there is the light which was from beginning” Swami Vivekananda, philosopher and author.

“A person who is quietly confident makes the best leader” Fred Wilson, entrepreneur and co-founder of Union Square Ventures.

“It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you – always” Oprah Winfrey, TV host.

“You have to believe in yourself when no one else does. That’s what makes you a winner” Venus Williams, tennis player.

“Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity” Louis Pasteur, chemist.

“What progress, you ask, have I made? I have begun to be a friend to myself” Seneca, philosopher.

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there” Theodore Roosevelt, 26th president of the United States.

“If you have faith in yourself, others will have faith in you, too” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, author.

“We can secure other people’s approval if we do right and try hard; but our own is worth a hundred of it” Mark Twain, author.

“Some people can’t believe in themselves unless someone else believes in them first” Sean Maguire in the film Good Will Hunting.

“Respect yourself and others will respect you” Confucius, philosopher.

“Don’t ever let someone tell you that you can’t do something. You got a dream, you gotta protect it. When people can’t do something themselves, they are going to tell you that you can’t do it. You want something, go get it. Period.” Will Smith in the film The Pursuit of Happyness.

“Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string” Ralph Waldo Emerson, philosopher.

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

“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt” Sylvia Plath, poet.

“Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered – either by themselves or by others” Mark Twain, author.

“If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves” Thomas Edison, inventor.

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent” Eleanor Roosevelt, activist and former first lady of the United States.

“Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t, pretend that you do and, at some point, you will” Venus Williams, tennis player.

“You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them” Michael Jordan, owner of the Charlotte Hornets and former basketball player.

And finally, here’s our contribution: Be the first to have confidence in your abilities. Discover and enhance your strengths. Be lenient with yourself for the things you can’t yet do. That way you’ll start to see things differently, and be seen differently by others. 😉