Famous Quotes on Confidence and Well-Being

Motivational Quotes on How to Be Confident

by Whitney Hopler, Communications Director

Famous Quotes on Confidence and Well-Being

Confidence is a vital part of well-being, because you need to value yourself to be motivated to take good care of your well-being. The more you learn how to be confident, the more you can live well. These famous confidence quotes show that connection. Let these motivational quotes on confidence motivate you to strengthen your well-being:

“It is confidence in our bodies, minds, and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures.” - Oprah Winfrey

“Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.” - Theodore Roosevelt 

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” - Lucille Ball 

“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, at whatever cost, must be attained.” - Marie Curie 

“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 always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.” - Diane Von Furstenberg 

“Smile and let everyone know that today, you’re a lot stronger than you were yesterday.” - Drake 

“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” - Golda Meir 

“You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.” - Zig Ziglar 

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

“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. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. You playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” - Marianne Williamson 

“I've finally stopped running away from myself. Who else is there better to be?” - Goldie Hawn 

“Don’t you dare, for one more second, surround yourself with people who are not aware of the greatness that you are.” - Jo Blackwell-Preston 

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

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

“We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemies.” - Roderick Thorp 

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

“Have confidence that if you have done a little thing well, you can do a bigger thing well too.” - David Storey 

“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 

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are right.” - Henry Ford 

“You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” - Michael Jordan 

“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 

“Always be yourself and have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and try to duplicate it.” - Bruce Lee 

“Low self-confidence isn’t a life sentence. 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 

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

“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 Kübler-Ross 

“Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.” - Peter T. Mcintyre 

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

“Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.” - Brene Brown 

“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” - Dr. Benjamin Spock 

“It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” - Sir Edmund Hillary 

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

“You yourself, as much as anyone in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha 

“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 

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

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” - Thomas Jefferson 

“Confidence is a habit that can be developed by acting as if you already had the confidence you desire to have.” - Brian Tracy 

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” - Willie Nelson 

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

“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. 

“If you’re presenting yourself with confidence, you can pull off pretty much anything.” - Katy Perry 

“You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.” - Wayne Dyer