Self-belief does not necessarily ensure success, but self-disbelief assuredly spawns failure.— Albert Bandura
Blissful Self Assurance quotations
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.
I just think it's good to be confident. If I'm not on my team why should anybody else be?
Power doesn't have to show off. Power is confident, self-assuring, self-starting and self-stopping, self-warming and self-justifying. When you have it, you know it.
We are what we believe we are.
A person with ubuntu is open and available to others, affirming of others, does not feel threatened that others are able and good, for he or she has a proper self-assurance that comes from knowing that he or she belongs in a greater whole and is diminished when others are humiliated or diminished, when others are tortured or oppressed.
Self-assurance is contemptible and fatal unless it is self-knowledge.
The American mood, perhaps even the American character, has changed.
There are few manifestations any longer of the old American self-assurance which so irritated Dickens. Instead, there is a sense of frustration so perceptible that even our politicians have attempted to exploit it.
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage.
I am driven to observe of the ultra-Darwinists the following features as symptomatic. First, to my eyes, is their almost unbelievable self-assurance, their breezy self-confidence.
If you really put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price. Pay no attention to what the critics say. A statue has never been erected in honor of a critic.
Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.
Because one believes in oneself, one doesn't try to convince.
Because one is content with oneself, one doesn't need others' approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.
The self-assured believer is a greater sinner in the eyes of God than the troubled disbeliever.
Just know on the inside that you won't quit.
That's it. There is nothing else. Shakespeare said, 'To thine own self be true'. I don't know what the @*$% he meant by that, but just don't quit on yourself. It's worth it. The juice is worth the squeeze. I assure you.
Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes.
The power of a bold idea uttered publicly in defiance of dominant opinion cannot be easily measured. Those special people who speak out in such a way as to shake up not only the self-assurance of their enemies, but the complacency of their friends, are precious catalysts for change.
Whatever that thing is that white people like in blacks, I don't have it.
Maybe it's my arrogance or my self-assurance or the way I carry myself, but whatever it is, I don't have it.
How blessed and amazing are God's gifts, dear friends! Life with immortality, splendor with righteous, truth with confidence, faith with assurance, self-control with holiness! And all these things are within our comprehension.
I lost myself trying to please everyone else. Now I'm losing everyone while I'm finding myself.
Human beings are drawn to cats because they are all we are not — self-contained, elegant in everything they do, relaxed, assured, glad of company, yet still possessing secret lives.
Even the self-assured will raise their perceived self-efficacy if models teach them better ways of doing things.
It is difficult for men in high office to avoid the malady of self-delusion.
They are always surrounded by worshipers. They are constantly, and for the most part sincerely, assured of their greatness.
If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.
To go from playing a character that was so self-assured, so mature beyond her years, and so kick-ass and ruthless to someone who's quite normal is interesting.
The measure of self-assurance is how deeply and sincerely interested you are in others; the measure of insecurity is how much you try to impress them with you.
A woman who is self-reliant, positive, optimistic, and undertakes her work with the assurance of success magnetizes her condition. She draws to herself the creative powers of the universe.
Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do, or what you have.
Assurance is not to be obtained so much by self-examination as by action
The power of a bold idea uttered publicly in defiance of dominant opinion cannot be easily measured.
As to giving credit to whom credit is due, rest assured the best way to do good to one's-self is to do justice to others. There is plenty for everybody in science, and more than can be consumed in our time. One may get a fair name by suppressing references, but the Jewish maxim is true, 'He who seeks a name loses fame.'
Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.
There was nothing so attractive as a powerful, handsome, and self-assured man.
Assured of your salvation by the unique grace of our Lord Jesus Christ" is the heartbeat of the gospel, joyful liberation from fear of the Final Outcome, a summons to self-acceptance, and freedom for a life of compassion toward others.
The church doctrines of obedience to authority, repentance, fear of punishment, self-abnegation, acceptance of outer direction rather than inner assurance, elevation of faith over reason, and intolerance make institutionalized religion an ideal instrument of social constraint.
Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.
How can love survive in such a graceless age? The trust and self assurance that lead to happiness, they're the very things we kill.
An individual's arrogance is always in proportion to his lack of self-assurance.
Being human, we would expel from our lives physical pain and mental anguish and assure ourselves of continual ease and comfort, but if we were to close the doors upon sorrow and distress, we might be excluding our greatest friends and benefactors. Suffering can make saints of people as they learn patience, long-suffering, and self-mastery.
Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.
Where's your sense of adventure? It died under mysterious circumstances.
My sense of self-preservation found the body, but assures me it has an airtight alibi. -Captain Tagon & Captain Andreyasn
Be courteous to all, but personal with number of, and allow those couple be perfectly attempted ahead of you provide them with your self-assurance.
The faith in which I was brought up assured me that I was better than other people; I was saved, they were damned.... Our hymns were loaded with arrogance - self-congratulation on how cozy we were with the Almighty and what a high opinion he had of us, what hell everybody else would catch come Judgment Day.
I think 'tradition' is in the past - and how can someone really 'fear' a color? A man may prefer navy to turquoise, but a self assured man could wear any color and he knows that. It's a distinction of confidence.
It is a technique ideally suited to prevent physical and mental illness and to protect the body generally, developing an inevitable sense of self-reliance and assurance.