Nobody 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, Rainbow Drive
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right. ——Henry Ford
I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn't fall down. ——Allen H. Neuharth
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
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. ——Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable. ——Wendy Wasserstein
Success comes in cans, not cant's. ——Author Unknown
Put your future in good hands - your own. ——Author Unknown
I am not a has-been. I am a will be. ——Lauren Bacall
If you really put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price. ——Author Unknown
Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong. ——Peter T. Mcintyre
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. ——Anaïs Nin, Diary, 1969
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. ——Michael Jordan
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. ——Edmund Hillary
Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - either by themselves or by others. ——Mark Twain
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance. ——Bruce Barton
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort. ——Sydney Smith
Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn't know that so it goes on flying anyway. ——Mary Kay Ash
Always act like you're wearing an invisible crown. ——Author Unknown
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable. ——Paul Tillich
Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality. ——Les Brown
You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
You're on your own.
And you know what you know.
You are the guy who'll decide where to go.
Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control. ——Richard Kline
Knock the "t" off the "can't." ——Samuel Johnson
We are all such a waste of our potential, like three-way lamps using one-way bulbs. ——Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it. ——Edgar Allan Poe
If you doubt yourself, then indeed you stand on shaky ground. ——Henrik Ibsen
Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot. ——Truman Capote, Breakfast at Tiffany's, 1958, spoken by the character Holly Golightly
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. ——Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never dull your shine for somebody else. ——Tyra Banks, America's Next Top Model, "The Girl Who Is Afraid of Heights," original airdate 17 October 2007
If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. ——Thomas Alva Edison
Always hold your head up, but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level. ——Max L. Forman
Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt. ——William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure, 1604
Spirit can walk, spirit can swim, spirit can climb, spirit can crawl. There is no terrain you cannot overcome. ——Irisa Hail
The things we hate about ourselves aren't more real than things we like about ourselves. ——Ellen Goodman
Your problem is you're... too busy holding onto your unworthiness. ——Ram Dass
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself. ——Michel de Montaigne