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Courage comes from wanting to do it well. Security comes from knowing you can do it well. Confidence comes from having done it well.

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Confidence is the feeling you have before you understand the situation.

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The values of the Walt Disney company: The four C s: Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, Consistency, and the greatest of these is Confidence.

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Only trust thyself, and another shall not betray thee.

William Penn (1644-1718) British religious leader.

Life for both sexes is arduous, difficult, a perpetual struggle. More than anything... it calls for confidence in oneself...And how can we generate this imponderable quality most quickly? By thinking that other people are inferior to oneself.

Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) British novelist and essayist.


Self-confidence is either a petty pride in our own narrowness, or the realization of our duty and privilege as God's children.

Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) American Episcopal clergyman.

As is our confidence, so is our capacity.

William Hazlitt (1778-1830) British essayist.

Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.

André Maurois (1885-1967) French writer.

Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.

Joseph Addison (1672-1719) English essayist, poet, and dramatist.

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.

Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.