We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.
Courage must come from the soul within, The man must furnish the will to win. So figure it out for yourself, my lad. You were born with all that the great have had, With your equipment they all began, Get hold of yourself and say: I can.
(Recited by Dr. George Washington Carver during his commencement address at Selma University, Selma Alabama on May 27, 1942)
I don't possess a lot of self confidence. I'm an actor so I simply act confident every time I hit the stage. I am consumed with the fear of failing. Reaching deep down and finding confidence has made all my dreams come true.
I have nothing but confidence in you, and very little of that.
It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.
Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.
Who has confidence in himself will gain the confidene of others.
Self confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived.
When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty one, little did I suspect that I should be at forty nine, what I now am.
Confidence is the hinge on the door to success.
I still say a church steeple with a lightening rod on top shows a lack of confidence.
I have great faith in fools self confidence my friends call it.
Confidence is the sexiest thing a woman can have. It's much sexier than any body part.
You've got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
Only the flexibly creative person can really manage the future, Only the one who can face novelty with confidence and without fear.
Believe in yourself Have faith in your abilities Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy
Perhaps a child who is fussed over gets a feeling of destiny, he thinks he is in the world for something important and it gives him drive and confidence.
Confidence is Going after Moby Dick in a rowboat, And taking the tarter sauce with you. A Bullfighter who goes in the ring with mustard on his sword.
It's not a field, I think, for people who need to have success every day if you can't live with a nightly sort of disaster, you should get out. I wouldn't describe myself as lacking in confidence, but I would just say that the ghosts you chase you never catch.
Confidence in the principles of an enemy must remain even during war, otherwise a peace could never be concluded; and hostilities would degenerate into a war of extermination since war in fact is but the sad resource employed in a state of nature in defen
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. to former Enron CEO Keny Lay