If this world affords true happiness, it is to be found in a home where love and confidence increase with the years, where the necessities of life come without severe strain, where luxuries enter only after their cost has been carefully considered.
A. Edward Newton
Only the flexibly creative person can really manage the future, Only the one who can face novelty with confidence and without fear.
Public confidence in the integrity of the Government is indispensable to faith in democracy and when we lose faith in the system, we have lost faith in everything we fight and spend for.
Adlai E. Jr. Stevenson
Confidence is the sexiest thing a woman can have. It’s much sexier than any body part.
In light of knowledge attained, the happy achievement seems almost a matter of course, and any intelligent student can grasp it without too much trouble. But the years of anxious searching in the dark, with their intense longing, their alterations of confidence and exhaustion and the final emergence into the light — only those who have experienced it can understand it.
I don’t possess a lot of self-confidence. I’m an actor so I simply act confident every time I hit the stage. I am consumed with the fear of failing. Reaching deep down and finding confidence has made all my dreams come true.
He who has faith has… an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well – even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly.
B. C. Forbes
Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed.
Perhaps a child who is fussed over gets a feeling of destiny, he thinks he is in the world for something important and it gives him drive and confidence.
Benjamin McLane Spock
Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success.
The ultimate ground of faith and knowledge is confidence in God.
You’ve got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.
Chris Marie Evert
How blessed and amazing are God’s gifts, dear friends Life with immortality, splendor with righteousness, truth with confidence, faith with assurance, self-control with holiness And all these things are within our comprehension.
Clement of Rome
I still say a church steeple with a lightening rod on top shows a lack of confidence.
I have great faith in fools — self confidence my friends call it.
Edgar Allan Poe
We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help when in need.
No matter how brilliant a man may be, he will never engender confidence in his subordinates and associates if he lacks simple honesty and moral courage.
J. Lawton Collins
Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
It’s not a field, I think, for people who need to have success every day if you can’t live with a nightly sort of disaster, you should get out. I wouldn’t describe myself as lacking in confidence, but I would just say that the ghosts you chase you never catch.
I have nothing but confidence in you, and very little of that.
Julius Henry Marx
Your confidence in the people, and your doubt about them, are closely related to your self-confidence and your self-doubt.
Confidence in the principles of an enemy must remain even during war, otherwise a peace could never be concluded; and hostilities would degenerate into a war of extermination since war in fact is but the sad resource employed in a state of nature in defen
Courage must come from the soul within, The man must furnish the will to win. So figure it out for yourself, my lad. You were born with all that the great have had, With your equipment they all began, Get hold of yourself and say: I can.
Who has confidence in himself will gain the confidene of others.
Youth is not a time of life, it is a state of mind. You are as old as your doubt, your fear, your despair. The way to keep young is to keep your faith young. Keep your self confidence young. Keep your hope young.
Luella F. Phean
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.
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence then success is sure.
Confidence is the hinge on the door to success.
Mary O’Hare Dumas
When salvation is viewed as man’s program, it is left up to man as to whether he will let God do this or that, but when it is viewed as God’s program, there is a confidence and a certainty that no one whom God regenerates will be a carnal Christian.
The real danger from advertising is that it helps to shatter and ultimately destroy our most precious non-material possessions the confidence in the existence of meaningful purposes of human activity and respect for the integrity of man.
You are perhaps the most accomplished confidence man since Charles Ponzi. I’d say you were a carnival barker, but that wouldn’t be fair to carnival barkers. to former Enron CEO Keny Lay
Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.
Peter T. McIntyre
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.
It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
Self confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
If you think about disaster, you will get it. Brood about death and you hasten your demise. Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience.
Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.
The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged bosom.
Confidence is Going after Moby Dick in a rowboat, And taking the tarter sauce with you. A Bullfighter who goes in the ring with mustard on his sword.