100 Confidence Quotes to Boost Inner Strength


Self-confidence gives you the courage and determination to conquer the world. If you’re a confident person, an aura of self-assurance and fearlessness surrounds you. Similarly, you will be more likely to take rewarding risks and to boldly face your fears. As such, your inner strength enables you to push your limits and to overcome what is holding you back. For this reason, a healthy level of self-confidence can be quite beneficial in every aspect of your life. To celebrate the great power of believing in yourself, we’ve created a collection of confidence quotes that boost your inner strength.

Extraordinarily successful individuals are almost always exceptionally self-confident. This does not mean, however, that they repeatedly overestimate their own abilities. It also doesn’t mean that they have assumed the role of arrogant know-it-alls. Instead, it means that these successful people have a rock solid belief in themselves and their capabilities. As such, these individuals are firmly convinced that they can overcome whatever stands in their way. And because of this firm conviction, they usually make their beliefs a reality.

“The person who says something is impossible should not interrupt the person who is doing it.”

Having faith in yourself gives you the necessary determination to get past whatever is holding you back. It gives you the necessary strength and willpower to see things through whenever others would have already given up.

Confidence quotes

Enjoy the following collection of confidence quotes.

Self-confidence allows you to see things from a more positive perspective even when the going gets really tough. Even more so, it helps you to keep going when it seems as if all hope is gone.

Wouldn’t it be absolutely marvelous to be fueled by a beneficial self-confidence whatever you do? Let’s have a look at confidence quotes that will help you to boost your courage.

100 Confidence Quotes to Boost Your Inner Strength

The one thing that is very remarkable about confidence quotes is that they stem from incredibly determined and bold individuals. These people saw themselves being confronted with larger-than-life obstacles and incredibly debilitating difficulties during their lifetimes. Despite being confronted with impossible odds, however, these individuals found ways to overcome what was holding them back.

Interestingly enough, these individuals have learned to gather all their strength and courage to boldly face their fears. This self-assurance allowed them to continuously push their own limits. Let’s have a look at the exceptional quotes about confidence from these individuals.

Here are these empowering confidence quotes:


“Don’t tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon.“
Paul Brandt


“Listen, smile, agree, and then do whatever you were gonna do anyway.“
Robert Downey Jr.


“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, and others make it happen.“
Michael Jordan


“Anything is possible. You can be told you have a 90-percent chance or a 50-percent chance or a 1-percent chance, but you have to believe, and you have to fight.“
Lance Armstrong


“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.“
Theodore Roosevelt


“Talent is given, greatness is earned.“
Lebron James


“Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look.“
Marcus Aurelius


“Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.“
Coco Chanel


“If you don’t like something, change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.“
Mary Engelbreit


“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.“
Napoleon Hill


“Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.“
Ralph Waldo Emerson


“I know where I’m going and I know the truth, and I don’t have to be what you want me to be. I’m free to be what I want.“
Muhammad Ali


“Don’t let someone else’s opinion of you become your reality.“
Les Brown


“A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.“
William G.T. Shedd


“Freedom lies in being bold.“
Robert Frost


“Self trust is the essence of heroism.“
Ralph Waldo Emerson


“The bravest are the most tender; the loving are the daring.“
Bayard Taylor


“I do not believe in taking the right decision, I take a decision and make it right.“
Muhammad Ali Jinnah


“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.“
Nelson Mandela


“Don’t let others tell you what you can’t do. Don’t let the limitations of others limit your vision. If you can remove your self-doubt and believe in yourself, you can achieve what you never thought possible.“
Roy T. Bennett


“Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.“
Jim Morrison


“To overcome fear is the quickest way to gain your self-confidence.“
Roy T. Bennett


“When someone tells me “no,” it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them.“
Karen E. Quinones Miller


“Confidence is like a dragon where, for every head cut off, two more heads grow back.“
Criss Jami


“A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.“
Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.“
Dorothy M. Neddermeyer


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


“The credit belongs to those who are actually in the arena, who strive valiantly; who know the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spend themselves in a worthy cause; who at best know the triumph of high achievement; and who, at worst, if they fail, fail while daring greatly, so that their place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.“
Theodore Roosevelt


“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.“
J.M. Barrie


“Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.“
Jalaluddin Rumi


“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.“
Mark Twain


“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door“
Milton Berle


“Do one thing every day that scares you.“
Eleanor Roosevelt


“Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.“
Lao Tzu


“A mind that trusts itself is light on its feet.“
Nathaniel Branden


“I have great faith in fools – self-confidence my friends will call it.“
Edgar Allan Poe


“The higher you climb, the further you have to fall.“
Malorie Blackman


“You’ll learn, as you get older, that rules are made to be broken. Be bold enough to live life on your terms, and never, ever apologize for it. Go against the grain, refuse to conform, take the road less traveled instead of the well-beaten path. Laugh in the face of adversity.“
Mandy Hale


“What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve.“
Norman Vincent Peale


“If you want something you’ve never had you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.“
Thomas Jefferson


“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.“
Nora Roberts


“Quit beating yourself up, beat your goals up instead.“
Chinonye J. Chidolue


“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.“
Winston S. Churchill


“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.“
William Faulkner


“As long as you look for someone else to validate who you are by seeking their approval, you are setting yourself up for disaster. You have to be whole and complete in yourself. No one can give you that. You have to know who you are – what others say is irrelevant.“
Nic Sheff


“Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and Start being positive about what could go right.“
Zig Ziglar


“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living out fears.“
Les Brown


“If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that… I believe in what I do, and I’ll say it.“
John Lennon


“Clear your mind of can’t.”
Samuel Johnso


“Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.“
William Shakespeare


“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.“
Thomas A. Edison


“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.“
E.E. Cummings


“The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he’s dead.“
Bette Davis


“It’s not whether you got knocked down; it’s whether you get back up.“
Vince Lombardi Jr.


“If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.“


“When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.“
Billy Graham


“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own, but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.“
Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Love, like fortune, favours the bold.“
E.A. Bucchianeri


“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.“
Paulo Coelho


“Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.“
August Wilson


“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.“
John D. Rockefeller


“Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others … Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.”
Katherine Mansfield


“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!“
Audrey Hepburn


“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.“
Gail Devers


“Always have faith in yourself and the universe, for one will not get you anywhere without the other. Both must be equally strong to reach your desires, for they are the wings that will lift you to your dreams.“
Suzy Kassem


“When you trust yourself, you sow the seeds of fear into the hearts of your enemies!“
Mehmet Murat ildan


“Today is the only important day! There are 86400 seconds in a day and how you use those are critical!“
Eric Thomas


“Believe in yourself up here and it will make you stronger than you could ever imagine.“
Sarah Dessen


“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


“I’d rather die my way than live yours.“
Lauren Oliver


“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this – you haven’t.“
Thomas A. Edison


“Do not be afraid; our fate cannot be taken from us; it is a gift.“
Dante Alighieri,


“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.“
Frank Herbert


“Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.“
Lucille Ball


“I want to take my rightful share of life by force, I want to give lavishly, I want love to flow from my heart, to ripen and bear fruit. There are many horizons that must be visited, fruit that must be plucked, books read, and white pages in the scrolls of life to be inscribed with vivid sentences in a bold hand.“
Tayeb Salih


“Everyone has talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.“
Erica Jong


“You don’t have to worry about burning bridges if you’re building your own“
Kerry E. Wagner


“Replace fear of the unknown with curiosity.“
Penelope Ward


“Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.“
Charles Kettering


“Integrity and self-trust are the two important powers that can help you to reach success.“
Debasish Mridha


“When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you.“
Lao Tzu


“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit“
E.E. Cummings


“Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.“
George Washington Carver


“Lack of confidence, sometimes alternating with unrealistic dreams of heroic success, often leads to procrastination, and many studies suggest that procrastinators are self-handicappers: rather than risk failure, they prefer to create conditions that make success impossible, a reflex that of course creates a vicious cycle.“
James Surowiecki


“Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.“
Dan Gable


“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.“
J.K. Rowling


“I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.“
Charlotte Brontë


“When we choose to stay down, we are in reality confusing wisdom with cowardice. When we choose to stand back up, we are using wisdom to overcome cowardice.“
Craig D. Lounsbrough


“Insecurity is the lack of trust in your abilities and worth. When you enter into a secured state of consciousness, everything that helped boost your confidence will return.“
Itohan Eghide


“I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led.“
Thomas Jefferson


“Why should I care what other people think of me? I am who I am. And who I wanna be.“
Avril Lavigne


“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 Dew


“Hesitation creates gaps. Boldness obliterates them.“
Robert Greene


“As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big.“
Donald J. Trump


“People who repeatedly attack your confidence and self-esteem are quite aware of your potential, even if you are not.“
Wayne Gerard Trotman


“If I were in the deepest coalpit of Nova Scotia, and had the Rocky Mountains piled on top of me, I would not be discouraged, and I would come out on top!“
Joseph Smith Jr.


“Do not wait for a coronation; the greatest emperors crown themselves.“
Robert Greene


“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.“
Thomas A. Edison


“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.“
Vivian Greene


“The way of the superior person is threefold; virtuous, they are free from anxieties; wise they are free from perplexities; and bold they are free from fear.“

I hope you enjoyed reading this collection of confidence quotes.

Stay victorious!


About Author

Steve is the founder of Planet of Success, the #1 choice when it comes to motivation, self-growth and empowerment. This world does not need followers. What it needs is people who stand in their own sovereignty. Join us in the quest to live life to the fullest!

Leave A Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.