36 Amazing Quotes on Confidence

Many a great mind has had a thing or two to say about confidence. It is such a difficult thing to have sometimes and it is often what makes or breaks any situation. So I’ve put together a few quotes on confidence. Hopefully, they’ll give you a boost when you’re feeling down or at least inspire you to find your confidence from within.





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


Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness. – Oprah Winfrey


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


Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing. – Theodore Roosevelt


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


If you put a small value on yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price. – Anonymous


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


It is best to act with confidence, no matter how little right you have to it. – Lillian Helman


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


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


Through my education, I didn’t just develop skills, I didn’t just develop the ability to learn, but I developed confidence. – Michelle Obama


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


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


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


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


For me, so far, confidence has been a journey, not a destination. – Jessica Williams


Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are right. – Henry Ford


I never had confidence – never. The hardest thing to know is your own worth, and it took me years and years to find out what mine is. – Peggy Lipton


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


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


Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. – Dale Carnegie


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, at whatever cost, must be attained. – Marie Curie


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


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


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


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


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


To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger. – Arnold Palmer


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


A calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health. – Dalai Lama


If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. – Marcus Garvey


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


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


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


Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?  Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others. – Marianne Williamson

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