One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
Author: Arthur Ashe (1943-1993)
Profession: African-American Tennis Player
The history of the world is full of men who rose to leadership, by sheer force of self-confidence, bravery and tenacity.
Author: Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)
Profession: Indian Political, Spiritual Leader
Self-confidence is the result of a successfully survived risk.
Author: Jack Gibb
Those who believe that they are exclusively in the right are generally those who achieve something.
Author: Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)
Profession: British Author
A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
Author: Lazarus Long
I wish I was as cocksure of anything as Tom Macaulay is of everything.
Author: Lord Melbourne (1779-1848)
Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister
True it is that she who escapeth safe and unpolluted from out the school of freedom, giveth more confidence of herself than she who comet sound out of the school of severity and restraint.
Author: Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)
Profession: French Philosopher, Essayist
The most vital quality a soldier can possess is self-confidence.
Author: George S. Patton (1885-1945)
Profession: American Army General during World War II
I have great faith in fools; My friends call it self-confidence.
Author: Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1845)
Profession: American Poet, Critic, short-story Writer
Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed.
Author: Channing Pollock
Profession: American Actor
There's one blessing only, the source and cornerstone of beatitude -- confidence in self.
Author: Seneca (4 B.C. – 65 A.D.)
Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher
It is easy -- terribly easy -- to shake a man's faith in himself. To take advantage of that to break a man's spirit is devil's work.
Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist
Do not attempt to do a thing unless you are sure of yourself; but do not relinquish it simply because someone else is not sure of you.
Author: Stewart E. White
Without self-confidence we are as babes in the cradles. And how can we generate this imponderable quality, which is yet so invaluable most quickly? By thinking that other people are inferior to oneself.
Author: Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)
Profession: British Novelist, Essayist