Quotes containing word "confidence"

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Sell also: authority, sureness, trust

Definitions and meanings of word "confidence"

• Noun: freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities; examples: "his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular", "after that failure he lost his confidence", "she spoke with authority"

• Noun: a feeling of trust (in someone or something); examples: "I have confidence in our team", "confidence is always borrowed, never owned"

• Noun: a state of confident hopefulness that events will be favorable; example: "public confidence in the economy"

• Noun: a trustful relationship; examples: "he took me into his confidence", "he betrayed their trust"

• Noun: a secret that is confided or entrusted to another; examples: "everyone trusted him with their confidences", "the priest could not reveal her confidences"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "confidence"

Alphonsus Liguori
5 quotes about confidence
Italian Writer, Philosopher, Theologian, Clergyman, Saint
Thursday 27 September 1696 - Wednesday 1 August 1787
Chen Shui-bian
4 quotes about confidence
Chinese Statesman, Politician
Born Sunday 18 February 1951
Andrew Shue
4 quotes about confidence
American Actor
Born Monday 20 February 1967
Frank B. Kellogg
4 quotes about confidence
American Statesman, Author, Politician, Lawyer
Monday 22 December 1856 - Tuesday 21 December 1937
Michel de Montaigne
3 quotes about confidence
French Writer, Philosopher
Tuesday 28 February 1533 - Sunday 13 September 1592
Johnny Unitas
3 quotes about confidence
American Athlete
Sunday 7 May 1933 - Wednesday 11 September 2002
Mitt Romney
3 quotes about confidence
American Politician, Businessman
Born Wednesday 12 March 1947
Danica McKellar
3 quotes about confidence
American Author, Actress
Born Friday 3 January 1975
Joe Paterno
3 quotes about confidence
American Coach
Born Sunday 21 December 1924
Marcus Tullius Cicero
2 quotes about confidence
Roman Statesman
106 B.C. - 43 B.C.
Jay Weatherill
3 quotes about confidence
Australian Politician
Born 1964

I liked sports but I never really had the confidence. I was always coordinated and it came easy to me, but I didn't have the confidence to go along with the physical skill.

Bradley Cooper

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Denzel Washington invoked confidence. When you have confidence, you can do anything. And that's what happened. I learned about being honest and keeping it true, keeping it true in my performance.

Derek Luke

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I also believe that it's the right thing to do, to maintain strong consumer confidence in our food systems. And I believe that the consumer should have strong confidence in our food systems.

Ann Veneman

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The notion of a universality of human experience is a confidence trick and the notion of a universality of female experience is a clever confidence trick.

Angela Carter

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What I learned about stammering was that, when as a young child you lose the confidence of anyone who wants to listen to you, you lose confidence in your voice and the right to speech. And a lot of the therapy was saying, 'You have a right to be heard.'

Tom Hooper

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Your teammates give you the confidence. They give me the confidence all year, all postseason.

LeBron James

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If you have confidence you have patience. Confidence, that is everything.

Ilie Nastase

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There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done.

Johnny Unitas

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Religion is the possibility of the removal of every ground of confidence except confidence in God alone.

Karl Barth

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National markets are held together by shared values and confidence in certain minimum standards. But in the new global market, people do not yet have that confidence.

Kofi Annan

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I think that the power is the principle. 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.

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To be a good model, I'd need a lot more confidence... and more confidence to be more bare.

Jill Hennessy

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Things said to a reporter in confidence should be kept in confidence.

Dorothy Kilgallen

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Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.

Ben Jonson

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Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.

Vince Lombardi

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I was in Beijing a month ago working on the smoke project in collaboration with an architect there, and I was asked very directly whether it was safe to breathe in the smoke. They did not have confidence in the museum not to use harmful smoke, and they certainly didn't have confidence that the city would protect them from harmful smoke.

Olafur Eliasson

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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

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It is evident that not all people that have the confidence of the prime minister are the same ones that have the confidence of the head of state.

Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

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Well, I am a Republican, and I would run as a Republican. And I have a lot of confidence in the Republican Party. I don't have a lot of confidence in the president. I think what's happening to this country is unbelievably bad. We're no longer a respected country.

Donald Trump

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The confidence in another man's virtue is no light evidence of a man's own, and God willingly favors such a confidence.

Michel de Montaigne

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