When the voice inside whispers words of uncertainty, it’s the powerful echoes of confidence that propel us forward. Welcome to our latest blog post to help you improve your confidence. Here, we’ve curated a collection of stirring words from thinkers, leaders, and visionaries to ignite that fire within you. Each quote is a seed, and when planted within, has the potential to grow into unshakeable self-assurance.

Whether you’re facing a daunting job interview, stepping onto a stage, or simply need a spark to ignite your daily fire, these quotes are your arsenal against doubt. They are more than just words; they are the lessons learned and victories won by those who have walked before us.

So take a deep breath, ready your heart, and prepare to fill your quiver with arrows of confidence that can pierce through the shadows of uncertainty. Read on, and may each quote strike true, fortifying your belief in the one person who can truly make a difference in your life – You.

Confidence Quotes

  • Your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude. Michelle Obama
  • 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
  • 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 
  • Self-confidence is the memory of success.” David Store
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face. Eleanor Roosevelt
  • 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
  • Confidence is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life. — John Dewey
  • Noble and great. Courageous and determined. Faithful and fearless. That is who you are and who you have always been. And understanding it can change your life because this knowledge carries a confidence that cannot be duplicated any other way. — Sheri L. Drew
  • I am learning every day to allow the space between where I am and where I want to be to inspire me and not terrify me. — Tracee Ellis Ross
  • You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. Rosalynn Carter
  • With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world. The Dalai Lama
  • I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time. Anna Freud
  • Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong. Peter McIntyre
  • Get more confidence by doing things that excite and frighten you. — Jessica Williams
  • 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. — Priyanka Chopra Jonas 
  • Confidence is the most beautiful thing you can possess. Sabrina Carpenter
  • Happiness and confidence are the prettiest things you can wear. — Taylor Swift
  • Have confidence that if you have done a little thing well, you can do a bigger thing well too. — David Storey
  • Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it. — Stan Smith
  • When you have a lot of confidence, and you feel like nobody can beat you, it’s game over for everyone else. — Jason Day 
  • You’ve got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference. Chris Evert
  • It is confidence in our bodies, minds, and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures. Oprah Winfrey

Quote to boost confidence

  • Confidence is when you believe in yourself and your abilities; arrogance is when you think you are better than others and act accordingly. — Stewart Staffor 
  • If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • 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 toward you. — Lilly Singh 
  • 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
  • Humor comes from self-confidence. — Rita Mae Brown
  • Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. Helen Keller
  • Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence. Vince Lombardi
  • Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings. Samuel Johnson
  • As is our confidence, so is our capacity. William Hazlitt
  • I believe the process of going from confusion to understanding is a precious, even emotional, experience that can be the foundation of self-confidence. – Brian Greene
  • We think confidence causes success, but it’s more often a result of success – mastering something hard or accomplishing something meaningful. – Adam Grant
  • 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
  • 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
  • I’ve always believed that success for anyone is all about drive, dedication, and desire, but for me, it’s also been about confidence and faith. – Stephen Curry
  • You always get things that teach you and steps to grow, but there is a confidence that is gained and a deep understanding of what it means to be supported by your knowledge – not by some team that is there to create confidence; it is there within you. That takes time. That takes teachers. That takes taking risks. – Sharon Lawrence
  • In life, an abundance of confidence gives us higher motivation, persistence, and optimism and can allow us to accomplish things we otherwise might not have undertaken.   ​– Whitney Tilson
  • 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
  • Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen. – Michael Jordan
  • I’ve learned to ignore the negative people and just be a living example of confidence and self-love. – Khoudia Diop
  • Believing that the dots will connect down the road will give you the confidence to follow your heart. – Steve Jobs
  • One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation. – Arthur Ashe
  • My confidence comes from the daily grind – training my butt off day in and day out. – Hope Solo
  • 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

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Final Thoughts

There you have it. These inspiring quotes serve as reminders that will boost your confidence levels during times of doubt or uncertainty. Remembering these words of wisdom will help uplift your spirits and empower you to overcome challenges with grace and resilience. Let these quotes inspire you daily as affirmations for self-belief leading towards building unwavering confidence within yourself!

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Hermione M.

My name is Hermione. I am the founder of WomenH and I write about women's health, wellness, mental health, and personal growth. I created this platform to inspire women to take care of themselves mentally, physically, and emotionally to become their best selves. Thank you for stopping by.

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