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Believe you can and you're halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt, president
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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, first lady
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You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience which you must stop and look fear in the face. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady
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Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. Robert Frost, poet
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Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. Robert Frost, poet
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Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. Helen Keller, author
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When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you. Lao Tzu, philosopher
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Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. George Washington, president
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Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, 'Make me feel important.' Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life. Mary Kay Ash, businesswoman
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To walk around with an ego is a bad thing. To have confidence in yourself is a great thing. Fred Durst, musician
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Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence. Michael O'Brien,
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A decent boldness ever meets with friends. Homer, poet
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The inner speech, your thoughts, can cause you to be rich or poor, loved or unloved, happy or unhappy, attractive or unattractive, powerful or weak. Ralph Charell,
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I place no hope in my strength, nor in my works: but all my confidence is in God my protector, who never abandons those who have put all their hope and thought in him. Francois Rabelais, clergyman
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It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself. Muhammad Ali, boxer
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Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings. Samuel Johnson, author
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Self-trust is the first secret to success. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right. Henry Ford, industrialist
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Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady
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One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation. Arthur Ashe, athlete
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The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large. Confucius, philosopher
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I have great faith in fools; My friends call it self-confidence. Edgar Allan Poe, poet
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Who ever does not respect confidence will never find happiness in their path. Proverbs,
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Assurance is two-thirds of success. Scottish Proverbs,
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Be courageous, believe in yourself, and be the best woman you can be. I'm with you all the way. Gillian Anderson, actress
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The more faithfully you listen to the voices within you, the better you will hear what is sounding outside. Dag Hammarskjold, diplomat
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It is so often true that whether a person carries with him an atmosphere of gloom and depression or one of confidence and courage depends on his individual outlook. James Keller,
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If you are prepared, then you are able to feel confident. Robert J. Ringer, writer
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The basic difference between being assertive and being aggressive is how our words and behavior affect the rights and well being of others. Sharon Anthony Bower,
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Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age. Aristotle, philosopher
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For they conquer who believe they can. John Dryden, poet
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As is our confidence, so is our capacity. William Hazlitt, critic
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Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy. Lao Tzu, philosopher
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Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit E.E. Cummings,
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Confidence is always overconfidence. Robert Byrne, celebrity
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If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started. Marcus Garvey, publisher
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I've always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself. Eddie Murphy, comedian
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Confidence and courage come through preparation and practice. Source Unknown,
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Accept who you are; and revel in it. Mitch Albom, writer
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Be like the bird who, halting in his flight on a limb too slight, yet sings, knowing he has wings. Victor Hugo, author
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There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity. Samuel Johnson, author
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Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
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Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself. W. Clement Stone, businessman
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I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world. Walt Whitman, poet
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Those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind. Bernard M. Baruch,
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Only trust thyself, and another shall not betray thee. William Penn, leader
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Confidence is such a fragile and precious thing. David Duval, athlete
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Courage is a mean with regard to fear and confidence. Aristotle, philosopher
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If you hear a voice within you saying, You are not a painter, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
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All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure. Mark Twain, author
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Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure. Paulo Coelho, novelist
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He who believes in nobody knows that he himself is not to be trusted. Red Auerbach, coach
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It generally happens that assurance keeps an even pace with ability. Samuel Johnson, author
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Every waking moments we talk to ourselves about the things we experience. Our self-talk, the thoughts we communicate to ourselves, in turn control the way we feel and act. John Lembo,
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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, musician
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With confidence, you can reach truly amazing heights; without confidence, even the simplest accomplishments are beyond your grasp. Jim Loehr,
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You need to play with supreme confidence, or else you'll lose again, and then losing becomes a habit. Joe Paterno, coach
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The most vital quality a soldier can possess is self-confidence. General George Patton, military
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I don't feel any pressure. I just try to stay calm, follow my game plan and try not to overthrown. Dwight Gooden, athlete
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Confidence is a very fragile thing. Joe Montana, athlete
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Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart. William Pitt, leader
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Watch my dust. Babe Ruth, athlete
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A gentleman that loves to hear himself talk, will speak more in a minute than he will stand to in a month. William Shakespeare, dramatist
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Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it. Stan Smith, athlete
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True prosperity is the result of well-placed confidence in ourselves and our fellow man. Source Unknown,
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Getting out of bed in the morning is an act of false confidence. Jules Feiffer, cartoonist
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Whether you come from a council estate or a country estate, your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude. Michelle Obama, first lady
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When you win, you don't get carried away. But if you go step by step, with confidence, you can go far. Diego Maradona, athlete
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When you disarm the people, you commence to offend them and show that you distrust them either through cowardice or lack of confidence, and both of these opinions generate hatred. Niccolo Machiavelli, writer
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It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help. Epicurus, philosopher
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I wouldn't describe myself as lacking in confidence, but I would just say that - the ghosts you chase you never catch. John Malkovich, actor
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Danger breeds best on too much confidence. Pierre Corneille, dramatist
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If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. Abraham Lincoln, president
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Every failure made me more confident. Because I wanted even more to achieve as revenge. To show that I could. Roman Polanski, director
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There's one blessing only, the source and cornerstone of beatitude -- confidence in self. Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician
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Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy; in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher
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And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves. Marianne Williamson, author
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And I love kick boxing. It's a lot of fun. It gives you a lot of confidence when you can kick somebody in the head. Alicia Keys, musician
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Confidence is what we get when we take fear, face it and replace it. Tim Fargo, author
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Ninety-two percent of the stuff told you in confidence you couldn't get anyone else to listen to. Franklin Pierce Adams, writer
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Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness. Joseph Addison, writer
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The mansion should not be graced by its master, the master should grace the mansion. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman
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The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return. Maria Edgeworth, novelist
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Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides. Euripides, poet
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Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was. Richard L. Evans, clergyman
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Winning breeds confidence and confidence breeds winning. Hubert Green,
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Your ability to use the principle of autosuggestion will depend, very largely, upon your capacity to concentrate upon a given desire until that desire becomes a burning obsession. Napoleon Hill, writer
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There can be no great courage where there is no confidence or assurance, and half the battle is in the conviction that we can do what we undertake. Orison Swett Marden, writer
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Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them. Andre Maurois, writer
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People are slow to claim confidence in undertakings of magnitude. Ovid, poet
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Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed. Channing Pollock, actor
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Have confidence that if you have done a little thing well, you can do a bigger thing well too. David Storey, novelist
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I talk to myself because I like dealing with a better class of people. Savielly Tartakower, journalist
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Confidence is the feeling you have before you understand the situation. Source Unknown,
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I think people are rapidly losing confidence in the political class, and I don't blame them. Adnan Pachachi,
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Confidence is key. Sometimes, you need to look like you're confident even when you're not. Vanessa Hudgens, actress
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If my parents were still alive, they would be very proud. They gave me a good start in life, the values that have driven me, and the confidence to believe in myself. Alex Ferguson, coach
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The confidence is there, the game is there, but physically you can't fight nature sometimes. You can't do much about it. Novak Djokovic, athlete
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The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks. Joe Paterno, coach
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We must regain the confidence and drive to decide our own destiny. Roh Moo-hyun, politician
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I think that if my kids are completely convinced of God's unfailing love for them, whether they fail or not, they'll have confidence to persevere in life. Amy Grant, musician
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There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence. John Calvin, theologian
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Strengthening our identity is one way of reinforcing people's confidence and sense of citizenship and well-being. David Blunkett, politician
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You learn so much from competition you gain confidence every time you have to step up and perform. Natalie Gulbis, athlete
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One who has lost confidence can lose nothing more. Boiste,
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What's the worst thing that can happen to a quarterback? He loses his confidence. Terry Bradshaw, athlete
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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, statesman
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Self-confidence is the result of a successfully survived risk. Jack Gibb,
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There are admirable potentialities in every human being. Believe in your strength and your youth. Learn to repeat endlessly to yourself, 'It all depends on me'. Andre Gide, novelist
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I never think that there's something I can't do, whether it's beating my opponent one on one or practicing another hour because something about my game is just not right. Earvin Magic Johnson,
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Who has confidence in himself will gain the confidene of others. Leib Lazarow,
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You've got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference. Chris Evert Lloyd,
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A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity. Lazarus Long,
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Confidence is courage at ease. Daniel Maher,
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Confidence in another person's virtue is no light evidence of your own. Michel de Montaigne, philosopher
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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, athlete
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In tribulation immediately draw near to God with confidence, and you will receive strength, enlightenment, and instruction. Saint John of the Cross,
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It is easy -- terribly easy -- to shake a man's faith in himself. To take advantage of that to break a man's spirit is devil's work. George Bernard Shaw, dramatist
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A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort. Sydney Smith, clergyman
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Confidence doesn't come out of nowhere. It's a result of something... hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication. Roger Staubach, athlete
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When you engage in systematic, purposeful actin, using and stretching your abilities to the maximum, you cannot help but feel positive and confident abut yourself. Brian Tracy, author
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I always thought I could play pro ball. I had confidence in my ability, You have to. If you don't who will? Johnny Unitas, athlete
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There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done. Johnny Unitas, athlete
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Confidence is a lot of this game or any game. If you don't think you can, you won't. Jerry West, artist
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Do not attempt to do a thing unless you are sure of yourself; but do not relinquish it simply because someone else is not sure of you. Stewart E. White,
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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. Benjamin Spock, scientist
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In the long term, improving investor confidence is a marathon, not a sprint. John Gavin, actor
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Confidence in golf means being able to concentrate on the problem at hand with no outside interference. Tom Watson,
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You get confidence with wins. Dave Rose, coach
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There's no such thing as lack of confidence. You either have it or you don't. Rob Andrew, athlete
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We go there with confidence, but we know there is a very fine line between success and failure in this game. Alan Shearer, athlete
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Confidence is at the root of so many attractive qualities, a sense of humor, a sense of style, a willingness to be who you are no matter what anyone else might think or say and it's true, I do have a certain fondness for women that have dark hair. Wentworth Miller, actor
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People have no confidence that Washington, both sides of aisle, are coming together to try and do what's right for the economy. Michael Bloomberg, politician
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I had my years of struggling. Some of my shows failed miserably, and I was upset by it and it dented my confidence. But I never stopped. I kept going for it. Regis Philbin, entertainer
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If I want to average 32 points a game, I can do that easily. It's just eight, eight, eight, eight. No problem. I can do that anytime. That's not being cocky. That's confidence. Patrick Ewing, athlete
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I liked sports but I never really had the confidence. I was always coordinated and it came easy to me, but I didn't have the confidence to go along with the physical skill. Bradley Cooper, actor
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One of the areas I have a little less confidence in is giving any kind of a speech. Danica Patrick, celebrity
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The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize. Robert Hughes, critic
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To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. Mark Twain, author
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You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. Rosalynn Carter, first lady
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People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false, a gift confers no rights. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
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Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
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Confidence cannot find a place wherein to rest in safety. Virgil, poet
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Faith is the confidence, the assurance, the enforcing truth, the knowing. Robert Collier, publisher
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When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things. Joe Namath, athlete
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The fight for reform comes down to a simple goal: giving our citizens the confidence that government serves the people first and the people only. Bob Riley, politician
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Winning Wimbledon was a great feeling and it is still a great feeling. It has given me so much confidence. Goran Ivanisevic, athlete
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I don't have the confidence to be a personality. Zoe Wanamaker, actress
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Dream small dreams. If you make them too big, you get overwhelmed and you don't do anything. If you make small goals and accomplish them, it gives you the confidence to go on to higher goals. John H. Johnson, businessman
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