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Quotes About Self Confidence

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Edgar Allan Poe
“I have great faith in fools - self-confidence my friends will call it.”
Edgar Allan Poe, Marginalia

Gertrude Stein
“We are always the same age inside. ”
Gertrude Stein

Rumi
“Don't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.”
Rumi, The Essential Rumi

J.M. Barrie
“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

Jodi Picoult
“When you're different, sometimes you don't see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn't.”
Jodi Picoult, Change of Heart

Karen E. Quinones Miller
“When someone tells me "no," it doesn't mean I can't do it, it simply means I can't do it with them.”
Karen E. Quinones Miller

Coco Chanel
“Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.”
Coco Chanel, Believing in Ourselves: The Wisdom of Women

Theodore Roosevelt
“Believe you can and you're halfway there.”
Theodore Roosevelt

Lao Tzu
“Because one believes in oneself, one doesn't try to convince others. 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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust: First Part

John Lennon
“If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it.”
John Lennon

Sylvia Plath
“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”
Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

David Nicholls
“You're gorgeous, you old hag, and if I could give you just one gift ever for the rest of your life it would be this. Confidence. It would be the gift of confidence. Either that or a scented candle”
David Nicholls, One Day

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

Muhammad Ali Jinnah
“I do not believe in taking the right decision, I take a decision and make it right.”
Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Nic Sheff
“As long as you look for someone else to validate who you are by seeking their approval, you are setting yourself up for disaster. You have to be whole and complete in yourself. No one can give you that. You have to know who you are - what others say is irrelevant.”
Nic Sheff

Madonna
“I laugh at myself.
I don't take myself completely seriously.
I think that's another quality that people have to hold on to... you have to laugh, especially at yourself.”
Madonna

Avril Lavigne
“Why should I care what other people think of me? I am who I am. And who I wanna be.”
Avril Lavigne

Dorothy M. Neddermeyer
“Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.”
Dorothy M. Neddermeyer

Shannon L. Alder
“Reputation is what others think of us; character is what God knows of us. When you have spent what feels like eternity trying to repair a few moments of time that destroyed the view others once had of you then you must ask yourself if you have the problem or is it really them? God doesn’t make us try so hard, only enemies do.”
Shannon L. Alder

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

Shannon L. Alder
“Before you can live a part of you has to die. You have to let go of what could have been, how you should have acted and what you wish you would have said differently. You have to accept that you can’t change the past experiences, opinions of others at that moment in time or outcomes from their choices or yours. When you finally recognize that truth then you will understand the true meaning of forgiveness of yourself and others. From this point you will finally be free.”
Shannon L. Alder

Drew Barrymore
“I'm not insecure. I've been through way too much f**king sh*t to be insecure. I've got huge balls. But I've been humbled. That makes you grateful for every day you have.”
Drew Barrymore

Marcus Aurelius
“Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Paris Hilton
“No matter what a woman looks like, if she's confident, she's sexy”
Paris Hilton

Tina Fey
“Don't waste your energy trying to change opinions ... Do your thing, and don't care if they like it.”
Tina Fey, Bossypants

Rick Riordan
“Piper had a new entry in her top-ten list of Times Piper Felt Useless.
Fighting Shrimpzilla with a dagger and a pretty voice? Not so effective.”
Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena

Solange nicole
“A diamond doesn't start out polished and shining. It once was nothing special, but with enough pressure and time, becomes spectacular. I'm that diamond.”
Solange nicole

Norman Vincent Peale
“What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve.”
Norman Vincent Peale

Mark Haddon
“And I know I can do this because I went to London on my own, and because I solved the mystery…and I was brave and I wrote a book and that means I can do anything.”
Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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