Understand: people will constantly attack you in life. One of their main weapons will be to instill in you doubts about yourself – your worth, your abilities, your potential. They will often disguise this as their objective opinion, but invariably it has a political purpose – they want to keep you down.— Robert Greene
Delightful Doubting Yourself quotations
Everything which you can conceive and accept is yours! Entertain no doubt.
Refuse to accept worry or hurry or fear. That which knows and does everything is inside you and harkens to the slightest whisper.
Even the best of Christians are troubled by the question, "Why does an almighty God send, or at least allow, suffering?" When you are nagged by thoughts like this, say to yourself, "I am still in elementary school. When I graduate from the university of Christian life, I will understand His ways better and doubts will cease.
Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.
Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.
Be much alone with God, and take time to get thoroughly acquainted.
Converse over everything with Him. Unburden yourself wholly -every thought, feeling, wish, plan, doubt- to Him...He wants not merely to be on good terms with you, but to be intimate.
Test yourself on mankind. It is something that makes the doubter doubt, the believer believe.
Laugh at yourself, but don't ever aim your doubt at yourself.
Be bold. When you embark for strange places, don't leave any of yourself safely on shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory.
Pray to God with tears in your eyes whenever you want illumination or find yourself faced with any doubt or difficulty. The Lord will remove all your impurities, assuage your mental anguish, and give you enlightenment.
Doubt yourself and you doubt everything you see.
Judge yourself and you see judges everywhere. But if you listen to the sound of your own voice, you can rise above doubt and judgment. And you can see forever.
It's not about winning or losing a competition, it's about beating the doubt from within yourself and knowing at the end of each day you are one step closer to your goals.
Never doubt yourself. Never change who you are. Don't care what people think and just go for it.
Once you have made a careful decision based on facts, go into action.
Don't stop to reconsider. Don't begin to hesitate, worry, and retrace your steps. Don't lose yourself in self-doubting which begets other doubts. Don't keep looking back over your shoulder.
My advice for anyone who wants to follow in my footsteps: create your own path, hone your talent, be ready to show your talent, and don't doubt yourself.
Just for today, allow yourself to embrace all that you are every moment.
Know that you are a vessel of light. Allow yourself to release all doubts about your ability, the mistakes of the past, the fear of the future.
There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth.
Doubt is poison. It leads to a loss of faith in yourself, and in all that's good and true.
Take one more deep breath, savor it, and plunge forward without thinking.
Do not allow yourself hesitation. Do not allow yourself a moment of doubt. Follow your instincts and go where you never would have considered possible.
You are capable of so much more than we usually dare to imagine
I think anybody goes through a crisis of confidence from time to time.
You have to kind of doubt yourself, sometimes. It's the way forward.
Self-esteem must be earned! When you dare to dream, dare to follow that dream, dare to suffer through the pain, sacrifice, self-doubts, and friction from the world, you will genuinely impress yourself.
Often people just don't see what I see.
They have too much doubt. You can't do your best when you're doubting yourself. If you don't believe in yourself, who will?
When you audition for shows in Hollywood, you go in, you do your scene, maybe you get an adjustment. It's sort of easy, and a lot of times it just feels sort of rote and simple. Whereas when you go to New York and you audition for plays, you walk out sweaty and intimidated and nervous and doubting yourself as an actor.
Try to overcome your doubt. Believe you are beautiful. Look at yourself through someone else's green eyes. Believe someone out there will find you and kiss your skin until you can feel it blister with the heat. Believe in something bigger than your problems and you will be saved.
Understand this law and you will then know, beyond room for the slightest doubt, that you are constantly punishing yourself for every wrong you commit and rewarding yourself for every act of constructive conduct in which you indulge.
Everyone is walking around with these self doubts, so there's something reassuring about that. And self-doubt in one or a few areas doesn't mean that you have generally low self-esteem. And you have the power to get yourself out of feeling that way.
There are times when you're tired and times when you don't believe in yourself.
That's when you have to stick it out and draw on the confidence that you have deep down beneath all the doubts and worries.
When in doubt, tell yourself the truth.
If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too;!
Don't strive for somebody else's notion of perfection.
It's an unattainable and ultimately ridiculous goal. Strive instead to be uniquely yourself and when in doubt listen to your gut, because it already knows what you want to become.
Have you doubted your progress, regretted your choices, put yourself down? Remember that you are doing just fine. Remind yourself right now that no matter what it looks like, you are doing the best you can. And getting better. Encourage yourself, support yourself, and celebrate every little thing about yourself.
Obey your soul, have perfect faith in yourself.
Never think of yourself with doubt or distrust, or as one who makes mistakes.
Don't waste life in doubts and fears;
spend yourself on the work before you, well assured that the right performance of this hour's duties will be the best preparation for the hours and ages that will follow it.
Satisfy yourself beyond all doubt that you are qualified for the course to which you now aspire.....and try to achieve something in your own land before you venture on a strange one.
It's so easy to get caught up in your own self-doubt when you're writing.
It can be so easy to tell yourself, "Who am I kidding?"