170 Self Confidence Quotes To Boost Your Self Esteem

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The Most Famous Self Confidence Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings. — Samuel Johnson

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. — Wentworth Miller

Confidence is the greatest friend. — Lao Tzu

The most vital quality a soldier can possess is self-confidence. — George S. Patton

A great figure or physique is nice, but it's self-confidence that makes someone really sexy. — Vivica Fox

One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation. — Arthur Ashe

Being confident and believing in your own self-worth is necessary to achieving your potential. — Sheryl Sandberg

If you don't have the confidence, it doesn't matter what you do, you're always second-guessing yourself. — Chris Jericho

Ego is false confidence, self-respect is true confidence. — Naval Ravikant

With greater confidence in yourself and your abilities, you will set bigger goals, make bigger plans and commit yourself to achieving objectives that today you only dream about. — Brian Tracy

Short Self Confidence Quotes

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  • I wish I could show you...the astonishing light of your own being. — Hafez
  • I do not believe in taking the right decision, I take a decision and make it right. — Muhammad Ali Jinnah
  • We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. — Marie Curie
  • I am convinced that it will not be long before the whole world acknowledges the results of my work. — Gregor Mendel
  • First principle: never to let one's self be beaten down by persons or by events. — Marie Curie
  • Let your light shine. Shine within you so that it can shine on someone else. Let your light shine. — Oprah Winfrey
  • Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. — Neale Donald Walsch
  • You can have anything you want, if you want it badly enough. — Abraham Lincoln
  • I just think it's good to be confident. If I'm not on my team why should anybody else be? — Robert Downey, Jr.
  • Never dull your shine for somebody else. — Tyra Banks

Top 10 Self Confidence Quotes

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Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. — Robert Frost

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I wish I could show you...the astonishing light of your own being. — Hafez

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

Deal with yourself as a individual, worthy of respect and make everyone else deal with you the same way. — Nikki Giovanni

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We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. — Marie Curie

I am convinced that it will not be long before the whole world acknowledges the results of my work. — Gregor Mendel

First principle: never to let one's self be beaten down by persons or by events. — Marie Curie

Let your light shine. Shine within you so that it can shine on someone else. Let your light shine. — Oprah Winfrey

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. — Marie Curie

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. — Neale Donald Walsch

Self Confidence Image Quotes

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Self confidence quote by Hafez

I wish I could show you...the astonishing light of your own being. — Hafez

Self confidence quote by Marie Curie

We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. — Marie Curie

Self confidence quote by Zig Ziglar

Put all excuses aside and remember this: YOU are capable. — Zig Ziglar

Self confidence quote Don't let the noise of other people's opinions down out your
Don't let the noise of other people's opinions down out your own inner voice.
Self confidence quote by Azim Premji

Leadership is the self-confidence of working with people smarter than you. — Azim Premji

Self confidence quote by Malcolm Forbes

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. — Malcolm Forbes

Self confidence quote by Brian Tracy

Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy. — Brian Tracy

Self confidence quote by Alexander McQueen

Fashion is self confident and fearless. — Alexander McQueen

Self confidence quote by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon

It is only by a total death to self we can be lost in God. — Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon

Self confidence quote by Kurt Hahn

Think highly of yourself because the world takes you at your own estimate. — Kurt Hahn

Self confidence quote by Mariah Carey

I'm proud of what I am and who I am, and I'm just going to be myself. — Mariah Carey

Self confidence quote by Laurie Halse Anderson

I am beginning to measure myself in strength, not pounds. Sometimes in smiles. — Laurie Halse Anderson

Self confidence quote by Brené Brown

Believing that you're enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic. — Brené Brown

Self confidence quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Self confidence quote by Dale Carnegie

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. — Dale Carnegie

Self confidence quote by Rumi

Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depths. — Rumi

Self confidence quote If everything is under control, you are not moving fast enough
If everything is under control, you are not moving fast enough

Self Esteem Self Confidence Quotes

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A positive self image and healthy self esteem is based on approval, acceptance and recognition from others; but also upon actual accomplishments, achievements and success upon the realistic self confidence which ensues. — Abraham Maslow

Love is something you and I must have. We must have it because our spirit feeds upon it. We must have it because without it we become weak and faint. Without love our self-esteem weakens. Without it our courage fails. Without love we can no longer look out confidently at the world. — Chief Dan George

Don't waste your energy trying to educate or change opinions... Do your thing and don't care if they like it. — Tina Fey

Self confidence quote Prove yourself to yourself, not to others
Prove yourself to yourself, not to others

I think everybody's weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it. — Johnny Depp

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Put all excuses aside and remember this: YOU are capable. — Zig Ziglar

If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person. — Fred Rogers

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Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. — Malcolm Forbes

Don't you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can't be exactly who you are. — Lady Gaga

They can do all because they think they can. — Virgil

You were not born a winner, and you were not born a loser. You are what you make yourself be. — Lou Holtz

Low Self Confidence Quotes

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Grosvenor and Burke suggest that continually, though silently, a school building tells students who they are and how they should think about the world. It can help to manufacture rote obedience or independent activity; it can create high self-confidence or low self-esteem. — Alison Lurie

Those with a high level of confidence may have as many or more weaknesses than those with low self-esteem. The difference is this; instead of dwelling on their handicaps, they compensate for them by dwelling on their strengths. — Alan Loy McGinnis

Lack of Confidence, low Self-Esteem, and depleted Mojo are symptoms of inadequate Strength Training. — Steve Ilg

Self confidence quote I don't wanna be Jordan, I don't wanna be Bird or Isiah, I don't wanna be any of
I don't wanna be Jordan, I don't wanna be Bird or Isiah, I don't wanna be any of these guys. I want to look in the mirror and say I did it my way.

I approach most things in life with a dangerous level of confidence to balance my generally low self-esteem. — Roxane Gay

Low self-confidence is simply a problem of Awareness. Once you are aware of the Truth about yourself, you will be able to understand why you are the way you are and, most importantly, learn to love and accept yourself. — Robert Anthony

Develop Self-confidence, then love will fol­low; it will come naturally from within. And that way the love will be pure. — Sathya Sai Baba

Self confidence quote I may be bad, but i'm perfectly good at it.
I may be bad, but i'm perfectly good at it.

If you go to any nunnery and ask them what the main obstacle is, they'll always say low self-esteem and lack of confidence. It will take time. But the difference between the first girls from Ladakh who became nuns, to the girls we have now, is very encouraging. — Tenzin Palmo

To be an actor, a lot of times it's a strange combination of high confidence and low self-esteem. Which is a weird combination to have, but I think it's sort of very common among actors. — Kurt Fuller

I didn't do very well at school, and I suppose I've always had this sense, you know that, of being average, so I've been a bit low on self-confidence in my ability. — Peter Hollingworth

Beauty Self Confidence Quotes

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To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. — Nhat Hanh

You are here to enable the divine purpose of the Universe to unfold. That is how important you are! — Eckhart Tolle

You don't need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. — Bindi Irwin

I’ve come to the conclusion that people who wear headphones while they walk, are much happier, more confident, and more beautiful individuals than someone making the solitary drudge to work without acknowledging their own interests and power. — Jason Mraz

I've finally stopped running away from myself. Who else is there better to be? — Goldie Hawn

I had to grow to love my body. I did not have a good self-image at first. Finally it occurred to me, I'm either going to love me or hate me. And I chose to love myself. Then everything kind of sprung from there. Things that I thought weren't attractive became sexy. Confidence makes you sexy. — Queen Latifah

My limbs work, so I'm not going to complain about the way my body is shaped. — Drew Barrymore

I share the same advice that my mom gave me - stay hydrated and sleep well. And that being a beautiful person on the inside is what really matters. — Jessica Alba

As we open our hearts to others, we begin to discover the truth of our own inner beauty, inner strength and inner light. — Susan Jeffers

To lose confidence in one’s body is to lose confidence in oneself. — Simone de Beauvoir

Losing Self Confidence Quotes

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Experts say that if children can't read by the end of the fifth grade, they lose self-confidence and self-esteem, making them more likely to enter the juvenile justice system. — Dirk Kempthorne

Fear creates its own self-fulfilling dynamic- as people give into it, they lose energy and momentum. Their lack of confidence translates into inaction that lowers confidence levels even further, on and on. — Robert Greene

You need self-confidence and determination: feeling depressed and losing hope will never really help to correct any situation. — Dalai Lama

It is very easy to slowly lose your self confidence in a business where rejection is a possibility with every trial. It is a business after all and there are so many amazing actors out there that you'll never really see or hear of simply because they don't have someone of influence backing them. — Irena A. Hoffman

The truly educated can listen to any view without losing their temper or self-confidence. — Robert Frost

When you lose your hair, it has an impact on confidence and your overall self-esteem whether it affects your career or your love life. — Bill Rancic

Self Love Self Confidence Quotes

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You weren't an accident. You weren't mass produced. You aren't an assembly-line product. You were deliberately planned, specifically gifted, and lovingly positioned on the earth by the Master Craftsman. — Max Lucado

Self-care is never a selfish act - it is only good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer others. — Parker J. Palmer

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Think highly of yourself because the world takes you at your own estimate. — Kurt Hahn

Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives. — Louise Hay

You have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. — Louise Hay

Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. — Marianne Williamson

People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet. — Saadi Shirazi

All that is needed for the majority of labors to go well is a healthy, pregnant woman who has loving support in labor, self-confidence , and attendants with infinite patience. — Sheila Kitzinger

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If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. — Dale Carnegie

Boost Self Confidence Quotes

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You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go. — Dr. Seuss

Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. — Golda Meir

Sorrows are our best educator. A man can see further through a tear than a telescope. — Bruce Lee

Many of our ideas and beliefs about ourselves and the world are so deeply ingrained that we are unaware that they are beliefs and take them, without question, for the absolute truth. — Rupert Spira

You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. — Dr. Seuss

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I am beginning to measure myself in strength, not pounds. Sometimes in smiles. — Laurie Halse Anderson

Because you are alive, everything is possible. — Nhat Hanh

Don’t dismiss the synchronicity of what is happening right now finding its way to your life at just this moment. There are no coincidences in the universe, only convergences of Will, Intent, and Experience. — Neale Donald Walsch

Contrary to what they tell you... You are not a limited material being. — Amit Goswami

By accepting yourself and being fully what you are, your presence can make others happy. — Jane Roberts

Building Self Confidence Quotes

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Vocational education programs have made a real difference in the lives of countless young people nationwide; they build self-confidence and leadership skills by allowing students to utilize their unique gifts and talents. — Conrad Burns

We define ourselves far too often by our past failures. That’s not you. You are this person right now. You’re the person who has learned from those failures. Build confidence and momentum with each good decision you make from here on out and choose to be inspired. — Joe Rogan

Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong. — Peter McIntyre

Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don't let these feelings stop them. — T. Harv Eker

It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. — Marianne Williamson

I tell students that even if they don't like math right now, they can use math as a brain-sharpening tool - a tool that not only builds the foundation for a great career, but that also builds self-confidence, no matter what they choose to do with their lives. — Danica McKellar

Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment. — Thomas Carlyle

Through persistence, self-knowledge, prayer, commitment, optimism, a resolute trust in God and the building of your own personal moral strength, you can enjoy the blessings of a deeper faith and face the difficulties of life with courage and confidence. — Norman Vincent Peale

Look the world straight in the eye. — Helen Keller

We need self-confidence in our ability to build Africa. I trust in Mali and I trust in music. — Rokia Traore

Self Confidence Building Quotes

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Leaders relentlessly upgrade their team, using every encounter as an opportunity to evaluate, coach, and build self-confidence. — Jack Welch

With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world. — Dalai Lama

The deeper you love yourself, the more the universe will affirm your worth. — Alan Cohen

You can have anything you want — Jenifer Lewis

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent. It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not. — Eric Thomas

The deeper you love yourself, the more the universe will affirm your worth. Then you can enjoy a lifelong love affair that brings you the richest fulfillment from inside out. — Alan Cohen

Western parents worry a lot about their children's self-esteem. But as a parent, one of the worst things you can do for your child's self-esteem is to let them give up. On the flip side, there's nothing better for building confidence than learning you can do something you thought you couldn't. — Amy Chua

Clarity is essential. Knowing exactly what you want builds your self-confidence immeasurably. — Brian Tracy

Don?t back down just to keep the peace. Standing up for your beliefs builds self-confidence and self-esteem. — Oprah Winfrey

Unfortunately, unless we're focused on building up our courage, which gives us our self-confidence and all that we need to make quantum change in our lives, the voice of fear will always take the lead inside our minds. — Debbie Ford

Women Self Confidence Quotes

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Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror. — Byron Katie

It took a while to grow the confidence to say, 'This is who I am, take it or leave it.' — Coco Rocha

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others. — Nelson Mandela

Your playing small doesn't serve the world. — Marianne Williamson

Women love a self-confident bald man. — Larry David

We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. — Marianne Williamson

Your playing small does not serve the world. Who are you not to be great? — Marianne Williamson

We were born to make manifest the glory of God within us. — Marianne Williamson

Women, on average, tend to be more aware of their emotions, show more empathy, and are more adept interpersonally. Men on the other hand, are more self-confident and optimistic, adapt more easily, and handle stress better. — Daniel Goleman

Even back then, I exuded self-confidence, and that drives women crazy. — Larry David

Lack Of Self Confidence Quotes

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The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves. — Arthur L. Williams, Jr.

Lack of confidence is what makes you want to change somebody else's mind. When you're OK, you don't need to convince anyone else in order to empower yourself. — Jada Pinkett Smith

Jealousy is the result of one's lack of self-confidence, self-worth, and self-acceptance. — Sasha Azevedo

Pause and remember - No one is coming to rescue you from yourself; your inner demons, your lack of confidence, your dissatisfaction with yourself and life. Only self-love and good decisions will rescue you. — Jennifer Young

She lacks confidence, she craves admiration insatiably. She lives on the reflections of herself in the eyes of others. She does not dare to be herself. — Anais Nin

Disempowerment - whether defined in terms of a lack of self-confidence , apathy, fear, or an inability to take charge of one's own life - is perhaps the most unrecognised problem in Africa today. — Wangari Maathai

It's not the lack of ability or opportunity that holds you back; it is only a lack of confidence in yourself. — Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Houghton

Failure feelings - fear, anxiety, lack of self-confidence - do not spring from some heavenly oracle. They are not written in the stars. They are not holy gospel. Nor are they intimations of a set and decided fate which means that failure is decreed and decided. They originate from your own mind. — Maxwell Maltz

There are too many other barriers to success in life to allow a lack of self-confidence to be one of them. — Julie Foucher

Our greatest weakness is lack of self-confidence. — Angela Ahrendts

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More Self Confidence Quotes

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I trust that you will so live today as to realize that you are masters of your own destiny, masters of your fate; if there is anything you want in this world, it is for you to strike out with confidence and faith in self and reach for it. — Marcus Garvey

Our confidence in Christ does not make us lazy, negligent, or careless, but on the contrary it awakens us, urges us on, and makes us active in living righteous lives and doing good. There is no self-confidence to compare with this. — Huldrych Zwingli

Laws that forbid the carrying of arms . . . disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes . . . Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man. — Thomas Jefferson

The self-confidence of the warrior is not the self-confidence of the average man. The average man seeks certainty in the eyes of the onlooker and calls that self-confidence. The warrior seeks impeccability in his own eyes and calls that humbleness. The average man is hooked to his fellow men, while the warrior is hooked only to infinity. — Carlos Castaneda

Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful. — Mark Victor Hansen

Che Guevara taught us we could dare to have confidence in ourselves, confidence in our abilities. He instilled in us the conviction that struggle is our only recourse. He, was a citizen of the free world that together we are in the process of building. That is why we say that Che Guevara is also African and Burkinabè. — Thomas Sankara

Fighter pilot is an attitude. It is cockiness. It is aggressiveness. It is self-confidence. It is a streak of rebelliousness, and it is competitiveness. But there's something else - there's a spark. There's a desire to be good. To do well; in the eyes of your peers, and in your own mind. — Robin Olds

Finding your own style is not easy, but once found it brings complete happiness. It gives you self-confidence, always. — Yves Saint Laurent

Know your value. Confidence breeds success. Act like the person you want to become, and people will start seeing you as that person. — Mark M. Ford

Acid is not for every brain .... Only the healthy, happy, wholesome, handsome, hopeful, humorous, high-velocity should seek these experiences. This elitism is totally self-determined. Unless you are self-confident, self-directed, self-selected, please abstain. — Timothy Leary

In Conclusion

Why should you read self-confidence quotes, you ask? It's simple. Words have power. The right quote can act as a catalyst, sparking that fire within you, encouraging you to embrace your worth, and fall in love with the person you are. Quotes about self-confidence serve as reminders that you are enough, just as you are. They help you appreciate your body, respect your journey, and celebrate your unique identity. Even in Arabic culture, quotes play a significant role in shaping one's attitude towards life. They're not just sentences strung together, but powerful tools that can inspire you to live with more courage, grace, and self-assuredness. So, why not tap into this reservoir of wisdom? Let these quotes be your guide on the journey to a more confident you.

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