Never be afraid to fail. Failure is only a stepping stone to improvement. Never be overconfident because that will block your improvement.— Tatchakorn Yeerum
Breathtaking Overconfidence quotations
People are drastically overconfident about their judgments of others.
I'm unapologetic not because I'm strong-willed or overconfident, I'm unapologetic because this is it; this is my life. There is nothing I can do, no one I can please. I am a person with a strong sense of being, that's all.
A certain death of an artist is overconfidence.
If you do not know where your competitor is, or overconfident and snobbish about your competitor, or are unable to comprehend how yourcompetitor became a real threat, you will surely fall behind him. Don't be the "they" in this idiom: First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
The illusion that we understand the past fosters overconfidence in our ability to predict the future.
Do not grow overconfident following a few victories.
Should you not rely upon the Holy Spirit you will soon be thrown once more into a distressing experience. With holy diligence you must cultivate an attitude of dependency.
I don't think there is a thing like overconfidence in chess.
It's always better to be too confident than too reluctant.
Overconfidence is a powerful source of illusions, primarily determined by the quality and coherence of the story that you can construct, not by its validity.
Confidence is always overconfidence.
Early in my career I was accused of being overconfident and even cocky, but I really was confident that I had done the training and didn't see any other reason to say otherwise.
Almost everyone's instinct is to be overconfident and read way too much into a hot or cold streak.
Sure I am a religious man who is also passionate about conserving the environment. But I am also a CEO, with all the bad habits and attitudes that are natural to the species. . . . I am still naturally self-interested, overconfident, full of pride, and eager to control a meeting as any CEO in America. Every day, I struggle with my ego.
He was overconfident”, she told him.
“And I won so the gods must have thought I was right. Otherwise they’d have made me lose. You know how trial by combat works.” “You won because you were good” he corrected her. “I find it hard to believe the gods sit forever about the Divine Realms betting on jousts and trials by combat.
Incompetence annoys me. Overconfidence terrifies me.
Even I make mistakes." I put on my brash, overconfident face. "I know it's hard to believe—kind of surprises me myself—but I guess it has to happen. It's probably some kind of karmic way to balance out the universe. Otherwise, it wouldn't be fair to have one person so full of awesomeness.
... overconfidence in one's own ability is the root of much evil. Vanity, egoism, is the deadliest of all characteristics. This vanity, combined with extreme ignorance of conditions the knowledge of which is the very A B C of business and of life, produces more shipwrecks and heartaches than any other part of our mental make-up.
There is something to be said about a guy who is attractive and doesn't know it.
I hate men who are overconfident.
To a winner, complacency and overconfidence can be destructive.
To losers, desperation and despondency are just as harmful.
That's one of the real dangers of leader selection in many organizations: leaders are selected for overconfidence.
Overconfidence comes from fear and doubt, and you boast an ego when you're feeling less than.
Doubt is not the enemy of justice; overconfidence is.
In strategic decisions, I'd be really concerned about overconfidence.
Doubt is often better than overconfidence, for it leads to inquiry, and inquiry leads to invention.
People exaggerate their confidence in their plans - something we call the planning fallacy... The existence of the plan tends to induce overconfidence.
Self esteem is not the same as being self centered, self absorbed or selfish.
Self esteem is also not complacency or overconfidence, both of which and set us up for failure. Self esteem is a strong motivator to work hard. Self esteem is related to mental health and happiness.
I try to have a balance of things you like and things you don't like about a character. But once you start that, all these scripts are like, "You play the douchebag friend of Ashton Kutcher." It's all these characters that are overconfident or hyper-masculine.
What was I like? I had a high-pitched voice.
Sounded a bit like a girl. Spoke with a Stoke accent, tremendously naive. Overconfident. Tremendously overconfident. And underconfident at the same time - really, really bad combination! Gets you places, though.
We live in a country where there is a lot of animosity.
If your politics is radical it antagonises. People might think I am overconfident. I look petulant when I stand my ground.
In their leaders, advisers, and experts, people much prefer overconfidence, total certainty, to any kind of doubt.
I'm very confident in what I do, but I'd like to think I don't ever show any kind of cockiness or overconfidence.
Incompetence is certainty in the absence of expertise.
Overconfidence is certainty in the presence of expertise.
Let's not be overconfident, we still have to count the votes.
I come from an overly confident place. But I'm overconfident because of feelings of inferiority.
Given that level of responsibility with your 25-year old or 35-year-old chef, it's just quite nice to see how they handled that exposure. Not every chef deals with it properly; they get slightly excited, a little bit overconfident and then they miss out on the most important part.