Self Confidence Quotes to Boost Your Mood

Let these powerful self-confidence quotes inspire, invigorate, and awaken the unstoppable force within you. Break free from self-doubt and rekindle your faith in your abilities. These enlightening self-confidence quotes will boost your spirits, help you embrace your strengths, and celebrate the unique individual you are.

Best Self Confidence Quotes

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt

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

I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it. Maya Angelou

Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth. Rumi

Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her. Laozi

The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it. J. M. Barrie

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

We are always the same age inside. Gertrude Stein

If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started. Cicero

When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn’t. Jodi Picoult

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. John Wooden

Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her. Lao Tzu

People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within. Elisabeth Kubler Ross

When someone tells me no it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them. Karen E. Quinones Miller

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We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face we must do that which we think we cannot. Eleanor Roosevelt

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. Marie Curie

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt

You’re never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you’re never as bad as they say when you lose. Lou Holtz

Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. Coco Chanel

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

The worst enemy to creativity is self doubt. Sylvia Plath

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. George Washington

If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that. I believe in what I do, and I’ll say it. John Lennon

If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. Vincent Van Gogh

You’re gorgeous, you old hag, and if I could give you just one gift ever for the rest of your life it would be this. Confidence. It would be the gift of confidence. Either that or a scented candle. David Nicholls

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. Mark Twain

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

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. Bernard Baruch

Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit. E.E. Cummings

It is best to act with confidence, no matter how little right you have to it. Lillian Hellman

If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality. Dr. Roopleen

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.” Paul Tournier

As long as you look for someone else to validate who you are by seeking their approval, you are setting yourself up for disaster. You have to be whole and complete in yourself. No one can give you that. You have to know who you are what others say is irrelevant. Nic Sheff

Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure. Paulo Coelho

Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape. Bell Hooks

Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning. Mahatama Gandhi

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Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look. Marcus Aurelius

Trust yourself you know more than you think you do. Benjamin Spock

Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it. Dorothy M. Neddermeyer

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

Be an Encourager When you encourage others, you boost their self esteem, enhance their self  confidence, make them work harder, lift their spirits and make them successful in their endeavors. Encouragement goes straight to the heart and is always available. Be an encourager. Always. Roy T. Bennett

Accept who you are; and revel in it. Mitch Albom

Don’t let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks. Dr. Roopleen

You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do. Eleanor Roosevelt

Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions. Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it. Tina Fey

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. Helen Keller

A competitive and insecure woman will tell you that true love is never giving up on someone you’re in love with. A confident and spiritual woman knows that moving on doesn’t mean you never loved someone. She realizes that letting go is what God needs her to do because both your happiness and hers requires taking different journeys for spiritual growth. Letting go is sometimes the hardest thing, but it is the most real love you will ever experience. Shannon L. Alder

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

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To overcome fear is the quickest way to gain your self confidence. Roy T. Bennett

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. Helen Keller

I was the Duff. And that was a good thing. Because anyone who didn’t feel like the Duff must not have friends. Every girl feels unattractive sometimes. Why had it taken me so long to figure that out? Why had I been stressing over that dumb word for so long when it was so simple? I should be proud to be the Duff. Proud to have great friends who, in their minds, were my Duffs. Kody Keplinger

Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you. Zig Ziglar

Why should I care what other people think of me? I am who I am. And who I wanna be. Avril Lavigne

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. Norman Vincent Peale

Fear? What has a man to do with fear? Chance rules our lives, and the future is all unknown. Best live as we may, from day to day. Sophocles

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. Dale Carnegie

What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve. Norman Vincent Peale

Control Your Own Destiny or Someone Else Will. Jack Welch

We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are. Anais Nin

We can say that Muad’Dib learned rapidly because his first training was in how to learn. And the first lesson of all was the basic trust that he could learn. Frank Herbert

You’ve got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference. Chris Evert

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Confidence is like a dragon where, for every head cut off, two more heads grow back. Criss Jami

Always be yourself express yourself, have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Bruce Lee

A diamond doesn’t start out polished and shining. It once was nothing special, but with enough pressure and time, becomes spectacular. I’m that diamond. Solange Nicole

The world’s greatest achievers have been those who have always stayed focussed on their goals and have been consistent in their efforts. Dr. Roopleen

Self confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered just like any other skill. Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better. Barrie Davenport

And I know I can do this because I went to London on my own, and because I solved the mystery and I was brave and I wrote a book and that means I can do anything. Mark Haddon

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. David Brinkley

The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he’s dead. Bette Davis

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

The big difference between my mom and me besides the fact that she is dead normal and I’m a magic handling freak is that she’s the real thing. She may have a slight problem seeing other people’s points of view, but she’s honest about it. She’s a brass bound bitch because she believes she knows best. I’m a brass bound bitch because I don’t want anyone getting close enough to find out what a whiny little knot of naked nerve endings I really am. Robin McKinley

Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions. Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it. Tina Fey

Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

People who repeatedly attack your confidence and self esteem are quite aware of your potential, even if you are not. Wayne Gerard Trotman

You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can’t have it. Robert Anthony

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My self confidence can be measured out in teaspoons mixed into my poetry, and it still always tastes funny in my mouth. Sarah Kay

Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. Christopher Robin

How we love others is affected by how we love ourselves, and for the first time in a long time, I was whole. Richelle Mead

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

Pride is holding your head up when everyone around you has theirs bowed. Courage is what makes you do it. Bryce Courtenay

The confidence which we have in ourselves give birth to much of that which we have in others. Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Believe in yourself up here and it will make you stronger than you could ever imagine. Sarah Dessen

Confidence doesn’t come out of nowhere. It’s a result of something  hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication. Roger Staubach

Lack of confidence, sometimes alternating with unrealistic dreams of heroic success, often leads to procrastination, and many studies suggest that procrastinators are self handicappers rather than risk failure, they prefer to create conditions that make success impossible, a reflex that of course creates a vicious cycle. James Surowiecki

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

Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction. Germany Kent

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time. Anne Freud

Try giving up all the thoughts that make you feel bad, or even just some of them, and see how doing that changes your life. You don’t need negative thoughts. All they have ever given you was a false self that suffers. They are all lies. Gina Lake

You have no control over other people’s taste, so focus on staying true to your own. Tim Gunn

The moment you have to recruit people to put another person down, in order to convince someone of your value is the day you dishonor your children, your parents and your God. If someone doesn’t see your worth the problem is them, not people outside your relationship. Shannon L. Alder

With confidence, you have won before you have started. Marcus Garvey

Her grandmother had once told her that one of life’s best lessons was not being afraid to look foolish to just ask the question. Melissa Senate

I think that the power is the principle. The principle of moving forward, as though you have the confidence to move forward, eventually gives you confidence when you look back and see what you’ve done. Robert Downey Jr.

So I’ll do that, and I’ll do my best and if my best isn’t good enough, at least I will have done everything I could, everything that is in me. I don’t have to try to be someone else, someone I could never be. Garth Nix

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sail. Explore. Dream. Discover. Mark Twain

I’ll detach myself from the crowd if it hinders my growth, I’ll fall from the tree that won’t let me grow. Hareem Ch.

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. Oscar Wilde

The image that concerns most people is the reflection they see in other people’s minds. Edward De Bono

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. Buddha

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. Norman Vincent Peale

To us richer and cleverer than everyone else! Scott Lynch

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Chasing a person doesn’t give you value or build values in you. You earn your value by chasing morality and practicing dignity. Shannon L. Alder

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. You are the guy who’ll decide where to go. Dr. Seuss

At every given moment we are absolutely perfect for what is required for our journey. Steve Maraboli

I laugh at myself. I don’t take myself completely seriously. I think that’s another quality that people have to hold on to you have to laugh, especially at yourself. Madonna

In the darkest hours we must believe in ourselves. Terry Goodkind

Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory. Diane Arbus

When you think this pain is all you deserve, you are right. You are the only one that can decide how long you will walk in hell. Shannon L. Alder

Learning too soon our limitations, we never learn our powers. Mignon McLaughlin

Criticism is just someone else’s opinion. Even people who are experts in their fields are sometimes wrong. It is up to you to choose whether to believe some of it, none of it, or all of it. What you think is what counts. Rodolfo Costa

People who ask confidently get more than those who are hesitant and uncertain. When you’ve figured out what you want to ask for, do it with certainty, boldness and confidence. Jack Canfield

The moment you become friends with your inner Self, you realize that the failures or hindrances that you met earlier were caused more by your disconnected status with your inner Being. Stephen Richards

It is not so much our friends help that helps us, as the confidence of their help. Epicurus

Clearly recognizing what is happening inside us, and regarding what we see with an open, kind and loving heart, is what I call Radical Acceptance. If we are holding back from any part of our experience, if our heart shuts out any part of who we are and what we feel, we are fueling the fears and feelings of separation that sustain the trance of unworthiness. Radical Acceptance directly dismantles the very foundations of this trance. Tara Brach

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army. George Herbert

Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself. Lucille Ball

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

Do you know what makes someone beautiful? Confidence. You don’t have to have this shape eyes or that shape lips. No one seems to be able to decide which shape is best anyway. You can have every kind of blemish. It’s confidence that attracts people. That’s what everybody’s looking for. It’s what no potion can really give you. And believe me, Belle, you’ve got it. You’ve got it if you want it. Daniel Nayeri

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

I love to walk. Walking is a spiritual journey and a reflection of living. Each of us must determine which path to take and how far to walk; we must find our own way, what is right for one may not be for another. There is no single right way to deal with late stage cancer, to live life or approach death, or to walk an old mission trail. Edie Littlefield Sundby

Once you become self conscious, there is no end to it; once you start to doubt, there is no room for anything else. Mignon McLaughlin

My mind may be sober, but my confidence is high! Habeeb Akande

Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot. Truman Capote

For the first time maybe ever, it didn’t matter if I looked beautiful or not. I felt it. Kiera Cass

Kindness in words creates confidence. Laozi

I had the chance to make every possible mistake and figure out a way to recover from it. Once you realize there is life after mistakes, you gain a self confidence that never goes away. Bob Schieffer

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