Confidence Quotes SMS Collection

I am not a has been will be

I am not a has-been.  I am a will be.  ~Lauren Bacall

Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldnt be able to

Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that so it goes on flying anyway.  ~Mary Kay Ash

We are all such a waste of

We are all such a waste of our potential, like three-way lamps using one-way bulbs.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960CDN, TPV

Confidence is preparation everything else beyond your

Confidence is preparation.  Everything else is beyond your control.  ~Richard Kline

God wisely designed the human body so

God wisely designed the human body so that we can neither pat our own backs nor kick ourselves too easily.  ~Author Unknown

Confidence comes not from always being right

Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.  ~Peter T. Mcintyre

Life marks us all down so its

Life marks us all down, so it’s just as well that we start out by overpricing ourselves.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960CDN, TPV

Its not who you are that holds

It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.  ~Attributed to Hanoch McCarty

Self assurance is contemptible and fatal unless it

[Self-]assurance is contemptible and fatal unless it is self-knowledge.  ~George Santayana, Character and Opinion in the United States, 1921WLBUQ

It is not the mountain we conquer

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.  ~Edmund Hillary

As soon seek roses in december ice

As soon Seek roses in December, ice in June; Hope constancy in wind, or corn in chaff; Believe a woman or an epitaph, Or

Of all our infirmities the most savage

Of all our infirmities, the most savage is to despise our being.  ~Michel de Montaigne

The way you treat yourself sets the

The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others.  ~Sonya Friedman

Let me never fall into the vulgar

Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you doubt yourself then indeed stand

If you doubt yourself, then indeed you stand on shaky ground.  ~Henrik IbsenCUL

If we all did the things are

If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.  ~Thomas Alva Edison

Our doubts are traitors and make us

Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.  ~William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure, 1604,

Shyness has a strange element of narcissism

Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.  ~André Dubus

Sex appeal is fifty percent what youve

Sex appeal is fifty percent what you’ve got and fifty percent what people think you’ve got.  ~Sophia Loren

Its hard to fight an enemy who

It’s hard to fight an enemy who has outposts in your head.  ~Sally Kempton, Esquire, 1970LCD

The best way to gain self confidence is

The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do.  ~Author Unknown

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.  ~Bruce Barton

All that adam had all caesar could

All that Adam had, all that Caesar could, you have and can do…. Build, therefore, your own world.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature, 1836/1849, sect.

It is folly for a man to

It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.  ~Epicurus

Every day we slaughter our finest impulses

Every day we slaughter our finest impulses.  That is why we get a heart-ache when we read those lines written by the hand of

I have great faith in fools self confidence

I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.  ~Edgar Allan Poe

Self love seems so often unrequited anthony powell

Self-love seems so often unrequited.  ~Anthony PowellA Dance to the Music of Time: The Acceptance World

Do not doubt the goodness in you

Do not doubt the goodness in you.  It is inappropriate.  ~Dodinsky, www.dodinsky.com

Only as high i reach can grow

Only as high as I reach can I grow, Only as far as I seek can I go, Only as deep as I look

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us that we are nothing but acorns and that our greatest happiness will be to become bigger,

Argue for your limitations and sure enough

Argue for your limitations and, sure enough, they’re yours.  ~Richard Bach, Illusions

Dont let anyone steal your dream its

Don’t let anyone steal your dream.  It’s your dream, not theirs.  ~Dan Zadra

All of us have wonders hidden in

All of us have wonders hidden in our breasts, only needing circumstances to evoke them.  ~Charles DickensCUL

Be humble for you are made of

Be humble, for you are made of dung. Be noble, for you are made of stars. ~Serbian Saying

The horizon to remind you of your

The horizon, to remind you of your courage, sends its gentle waves of confidence to kiss your feet.  ~Dodinsky, www.dodinsky.com

Make the most of yourself for that

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dont live down to expectations go out

Don’t live down to expectations.  Go out there and do something remarkable.  ~Wendy WassersteinSG

Its me who is my enemy me

It’s me who is my enemy Me who beats me up Me who makes the monsters Me who strips my confidence. ~Paula Cole, "Me,"

Self confidence grows on trees in other peoples

Self-confidence grows on trees, in other people’s orchards.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960CDN

I quit being afraid when my first

I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn’t fall down.  ~Allen H. Neuharth

Put your future in good hands

Put your future in good hands – your own.  ~Author Unknown

Lend yourself to others but give yourself

Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.  ~Michel de Montaigne SD

Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie

Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie Which we ascribe to heaven. ~William Shakespeare, All’s Well That Ends Well

It aint what they call you its

It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to.  ~W.C. Fields

Your problem is youre too busy holding

Your problem is you’re… too busy holding onto your unworthiness.  ~Ram Dass

What a man thinks of himself that

What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates his fate.  ~Henry David ThoreauCUL

A person can grow only as much

A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows.  ~John Powell

I am not afraid of storms for

I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.  ~Louisa May Alcott

Anyone who ever gave you confidence owe

Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot.  ~Truman Capote, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, 1958, spoken by the character Holly GolightlyTPV

I was thinking of my patients and

I was thinking of my patients, and how the worst moment for them was when they discovered they were masters of their own fate. 

Other peoples opinion of you does not

Other people’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.  ~Les Brown

It took me a long time not

It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else’s eyes.  ~Sally Field

Always act like youre wearing an invisible

Always act like you’re wearing an invisible crown.  ~Author Unknown

Im not old enough to play baseball

I’m not old enough to play baseball or football.  I’m not eight yet.  My mom told me when you start baseball, you aren’t going