Looking for the best confidence quotes? We’ve compiled a list of top 100 quotes and sayings on confidence, self-confidence and more.

Top 100 Confidence Quotes


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“The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.” – Blake Lively


99

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


98

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


97

“Confidence comes from discipline and training.” – Robert Kiyosaki


96

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


95

“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


94

“When you have a lot of confidence and you feel like nobody can beat you, it’s game over for everyone else.” – Jason Day


93

“You’ve got to put in the work. And you’ve got to play with confidence. You’ve got to believe in yourself.” – Paul Pierce


92

“Get more confidence by doing things that excite and frighten you.” – Jessica Williams


91

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


90

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

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“I’ve studied the lives of the 20th century’s great businessmen and concluded self-confidence was instrumental in all their success.” – Alex Spanos


88

“If you don’t have any confidence, you’re not going to do anything.” – Stefon Diggs


87

“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.” – Mark Twain


86

“I think my confidence has developed over the years in terms of the speed at which I will reveal how collaborative I want to be.” – Olivia Wilde


85

“Success gave me confidence as an artist. And now I’m able to do what I want without anybody thinking it’s dumb.” – Amy Lee


84

“Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.” – Dalai Lama


83

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


82

“Confidence is everything. Confidence is what makes that simple white tee and jeans look good.” – Ciara


81

“As is our confidence, so is our capacity.” – William Hazlitt


80

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

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“Successful people often exude confidence – it’s obvious that they believe in themselves and what they’re doing. It isn’t their success that makes them confident, however. The confidence was there first.” – Travis Bradberry


78

“Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.” – George Herbert


77

“Confidence is a lot of this game or any game. If you don’t think you can, you won’t.” – Jerry West


76

“It takes a lot for you to find your confidence, but you shouldn’t let someone else be the person to find it for you.” – Justine Skye


75

“Confidence comes from hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.” – Roger Staubach


74

“Confidence is key. Sometimes, you need to look like you’re confident even when you’re not.” – Vanessa Hudgens


73

“My confidence comes from knowing I do the right things in my life. I do the right things in the gym. I do the right things all together.” – Daniel Cormier


72

“When you win, you don’t get carried away. But if you go step by step, with confidence, you can go far.” – Diego Maradona


71

“I never had confidence – never. The hardest thing to know is your own worth, and it took me years and years to find out what mine is.” – Peggy Lipton


70

“Along with age comes more confidence, so it kind of works out.” – Leslie Mann

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“Confidence is one of the sexiest things in guys and girls.” – Danica McKellar


68

“Confidence. If you have it, you can make anything look good.” – Diane von Furstenberg


67

“For me, so far, confidence has been a journey, not a destination.” – Jessica Williams


66

“Sometimes, if you fake confidence long enough, you’re going to be confident.” – Elle King


65

“I think the most attractive thing for me when I meet a guy is confidence and him being comfortable in his own skin. I like someone who doesn’t need approval or validation.” – Minka Kelly


64

“Confidence is the number one thing I find attractive.” – Ronda Rousey


63

“Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.” – Arnold Palmer


62

“If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.” – Marcus Garvey


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“Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero


60

“Confidence is a very fragile thing.” – Joe Montana

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“Only one man ever betrayed my confidence, and that only in a minor matter.” – Harry Houdini


58

“My style has changed and evolved mainly because I’ve grown to have more confidence in myself.” – Kevin Durant


57

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


56

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


55

“I think the best way to have confidence is not to allow everyone else’s insecurities to be your own.” – Jessie J


54

“Confidence comes from knowing what you’re doing. If you are prepared for something, you usually do it. If not, you usually fall flat on your face.” – Tom Landry


53

“I taught myself confidence. When I’d walk into a room and feel scared to death, I’d tell myself, ‘I’m not afraid of anybody.’ And people believed me. You’ve got to teach yourself to take over the world.” – Priyanka Chopra


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“Confidence isn’t optimism or pessimism, and it’s not a character attribute. It’s the expectation of a positive outcome.” – Rosabeth Moss Kanter


51

“Through my education, I didn’t just develop skills, I didn’t just develop the ability to learn, but I developed confidence.” – Michelle Obama


50

“Confidence comes with maturity, being more accepting of yourself.” – Nicole Scherzinger

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49

“For me, it’s always been about preparation, and the more prepared I can be each week, the less pressure I feel and the more confident I am. As your confidence grows, it’s only natural that the pressure you feel diminishes.” – Aaron Rodgers


48

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” – Lao Tzu


47

“If you are surrounded by your competition and you are outworking these people, outmaneuvering these people, it’s hard not to let your confidence take over. It just builds and builds and builds.” – Conor McGregor


46

“When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.” – Joe Namath


45

“Love who you are, embrace who you are. Love yourself. When you love yourself, people can kind of pick up on that: they can see confidence, they can see self-esteem, and naturally, people gravitate towards you.” – Lilly Singh


44

“You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous.” – Gabby Douglas


43

“With confidence, you have won before you have started.” – Marcus Garvey


42

“Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.” – Stan Smith


41

“Just be confident. I think confidence is the most attractive part of a person.” – Curtis Jackson


40

“Confidence… thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

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“Style is whatever you want to do, if you can do it with confidence.” – George Clinton


38

“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


37

“Have confidence in everything. No matter what it is that you’re doing, know that you can do it better than anyone.” – O’Shea Jackson, Jr.


36

“Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear.” – Norman Vincent Peale


35

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


34

“I think confidence does come with time, and I’ve been really surprised by that, actually.” – Kate Winslet


33

“The circulation of confidence is better than the circulation of money.” – James Madison


32

“Confidence is the most beautiful thing you can possess.” – Sabrina Carpenter


31

“A fit body gives you confidence. And there’s nothing more impressive than a great attitude, which you can wear on your sleeve. But you’ll have to remember the difference between being rude and being confident.” – Virat Kohli


30

“I have a confidence about my life that comes from standing tall on my own two feet.” – Jane Fonda

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29

“Confidence is everything in this business.” – Reese Witherspoon


28

“When you have my confidence, I will do 200% for you.” – Zlatan Ibrahimovic


27

“My confidence comes from the daily grind – training my butt off day in and day out.” – Hope Solo


26

“When you have confidence, you can do anything.” – Sloane Stephens


25

“Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.” – Vince Lombardi


24

“I was born with confidence in myself and who I am. Even when I was a little kid, I felt that, and I carried it all through my years. I’m 26 now, and I’m still that person. I think every woman needs to have that self-love.” – Ricki-Lee Coulter


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“Doubt can motivate you, so don’t be afraid of it. Confidence and doubt are at two ends of the scale, and you need both. They balance each other out.” – Barbra Streisand


22

“I have a lot of confidence in myself, and I love that challenge as well. I love going to every competition as the favourite. It’s something I relish.” – Katie Taylor


21

“Find what makes you feel comfortable. The confidence you wear your clothes in is what’s really going to shine.” – Hayley Hasselhoff


20

“The level of confidence women are able to build in women-only groups is important.” – Mae Jemison

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“I’ve always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself.” – Eddie Murphy


18

“Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.” – Jack Nicklaus


17

“Don’t take anything for granted. If you don’t believe in yourself, nobody else will. Have a little more confidence.” – Cathy Moriarty


16

“The most important thing is to have opportunities and feel confidence in yourself.” – Javier Hernandez


15

“I have a lot of confidence in my game. I love to play with confidence, be aggressive, and that’s just how I’ve always done it.” – Jordan Spieth


14

“I think confidence is a true form of beauty.” – Becky G


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“In fact, the confidence of the people is worth more than money.” – Carter G. Woodson


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


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“You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.” – Rosalynn Carter


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“It’s all about confidence and how you feel about yourself. There’s no such thing as a perfect woman. I like imperfections – that’s what makes you unique.” – Hayley Hasselhoff

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“I did what I had to do to get where I wanted to go. I had unearned confidence.” – Ryan Gosling


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“Confidence is one of the sexiest things.” – Katherine Jenkins


7

“There’s a confidence and sense of self that comes with age that I didn’t anticipate.” – Jillian Michaels


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“For if you train hard and responsibly your confidence surges to a maximum.” – Floyd Patterson


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“Believing in yourself and having confidence gives you outer strength.” – Nikki Bella


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“Confidence is the greatest gift for an actor.” – Will Poulter


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“I think about trust and confidence as something that you earn every day, and we will keep at it, earning it every day.” – Lynn Good


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“I think I have a degree of confidence, but I also have terrible insecurity, like anybody does.” – Ben Whishaw


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“I developed a great sense of self-confidence when I was very young.” – Christie Hefner