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Self Esteem Quotes - Self Confidence Quotes

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dream, you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let these Self Confidence and Self Esteem Quotes and Sayings inspire and motivate you to become your best self.

Quotes about Self Esteem - Quotes about Self Confidence

Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance,
although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.
- Margaret Thatcher

You're braver than you believe,
and stronger than you seem,
and smarter than you think.
- A. A. Milne

Don’t back down just to keep the peace.
Standing up for your beliefs builds self-confidence and self-esteem.
- Oprah Winfrey

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To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

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.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

When you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance.
- Lee Ann Womack

Self-esteem isn't everything; it's just that there's nothing without it.
- Gloria Steinem


Security is mostly a superstition.
It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure.
Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
- Helen Keller

There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage,
his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.
- Orison Swett Marden

Science may have found a cure for most evils;
but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all --
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions.
Our inner balance and even our very existence depend on it.
Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life.
- Albert Einstein

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
- John Herschel

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
- Thomas Carlyle

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.
Live the life you have imagined.
- Henry David Thoreau

Self-honor - self-respect, is in no way selfish.
Before I can give to others, I must have something to give.
Only by first creating my own self-esteem and happiness,
do I possess the resources to contribute anything meaningful to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The jump is so frightening between where I am and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become, I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

There's one blessing only,
the source and cornerstone of beatitude -- confidence in self.
- Seneca

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak.
Strong convictions precede great actions.
- Louisa May Alcott

Self-respect is to the soul as oxygen is to the body.
Deprive a person of oxygen, and you kill his body;
deprive him of self-respect and you kill his spirit.
- Thomas S. Szasz

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela

To bear defeat with dignity,
to accept criticism with poise,
to receive honors with humility -
these are marks of maturity and graciousness.
- William Arthur Ward

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity is
his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect.
- Thomas S. Monson

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Whatever we expect with confidence
becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy.
- Brian Tracy

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

The history of the world is full of men who rose to leadership,
by sheer force of self-confidence, bravery and tenacity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual,
you have an obligation to be one.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

When you have self-respect, you have enough.
- Gail Sheehy

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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

No one knows what he can do until he tries.
- Publilius Syrus

The dignity of man requires obedience to a higher law,
to the strength of the spirit.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass...
It's about learning how to dance in the rain.
- Vivian Greene

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

The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?
- Abdul Kalam

You must do the things you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride -
and never quit, you'll be a winner.
The price of victory is high but so are the rewards.
- Paul "Bear" Bryant

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
- Raymond Lindquist

We must build a new world, a far better world -
one in which the eternal dignity of man is respected.
- Harry S. Truman

If you can dream it, you can do it.
- Walt Disney

Never allow a person to tell you No who doesn't have the power to say Yes.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

You will never do anything in this world without courage.
It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
- Aristotle

Affirmation: I Act with Bold Courage -
Taking inspiration from the powerful vision of my future,
I boldly set sail with courage and intent.
I hold my course with focused attention and relentless commitment,
as I weather the storms of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-assurance is two-thirds of success.
- Proverb

I'm not afraid of storms for I'm learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid.
- Franklin P. Jones

It is never too late to be what you might have been.
- George Eliot [George Eliot was the pen name of English novelist Mary Anne Evans (1819-1880)]

He who has lost honor can lose nothing more.
- Publilius Syrus

Fear of the unknown is our greatest fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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