Quotes: confidence

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  • Philip Adams
    Philip Adams
    British career diplomat. 1915-2001
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    It seems to me that people have vast potential. Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people don't. They sit in front of the telly and treat life as if it goes on forever.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
  • Ann Landers
    Ann Landers
    American columnist 1918-
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    Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It's the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    Confidence in another person's virtue is no light evidence of your own.
  • Tom Landry
    Tom Landry
    American football player and coach 1924-
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    I don't believe in team motivation. I believe in getting a team prepared so it knows it will have the necessary confidence when it steps on a field and be prepared to play a good game.
  • Leib Lazarow
    Leib Lazarow
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    Who has confidence in himself will gain the confidene of others.
  • Michael J. Gelb
    Michael J. Gelb
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    ... by stretching yourself beyond your perceived level of confidence you accelerate your development of competence.
  • Henrik Ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
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    A marriage based on full confidence, based on complete and unqualified frankness on both sides; they are not keeping anything back; there's no deception underneath it all. If I might so put it, it's an agreement for the mutual forgiveness of sin.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families; and in families not regulated by that pervading influence which sanctifies while it enhances... in short, by the influence of Woman, in the lofty character of Wife, they may be expected with confidence, and must be borne with philosophy.
  • Norman Vincent Peale
    Norman Vincent Peale
    American minister and author 1898-1993
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    Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then succes is sure.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.
  • Truman Capote
    Truman Capote
    American writer 1942-
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    Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot.

    Source: Breakfast at Tiffany's

  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    As is our confidence, so is our capacity.
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