20 Quotes to remind you to believe in yourself

Self-confidence is one of the keys to success. But is it true that all successful persons always have excellent self-confidence in their career and life?

The answer is yes, but not always; successful people nurture their confidence along their way to achieve their goals. They sometimes doubt their capabilities, but they keep reinforcing their beliefs and decide to do what they believe is right. 

Back to your story, the path to achieve your goal is not always smooth. Chances are, there could be some challenges against your self-confidence along the way. 

The below quotes will remind us that we have to train ourselves to eliminate our inner fears, take advantage of the opportunities, face the obstacles, and reinforce our self-esteem and confidence. By doing so, you can believe in your abilities to live your dream. 

By developing self-confidence, you can get rid of fears, have strengths to face obstacles, and grasp opportunities to achieve goals. 

“Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark; professionals built the Titanic.” – Louis Menand.“Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.” – Peter T. Mcintyre.

“Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.” – George Edward Woodberry.


Self-confidence will allow people to learn from failures, have strong intentions with sincere effort, see obstacles as opportunities and gain success.

“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life, and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan. 

“It doesn’t matter how long you’ve waited; there’s always time to make a change and strive for more. It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot.

“You can’t choose what life throws at you, but you can choose how you respond. I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” – Maya Angelou.

Self-confidence triggers curiosity, passion, and firm belief to act upon. If you lose self-confidence, you will lose the steps toward your target.

“If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking.” – Steve Jobs

“If you want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.” – Jim Rohn.

“Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions … Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.” – Tina Fey, Bossypants

Being aware that every person is a unique person having their values and talents, you will be more confident in finding your inner strength to figure out your mission. 

“Don’t compare your beginning to someone else’s middle.” – Jon Acuff.

“We are who we believe we are.” – C.S. Lewis.

“I believe in good luck, and the harder I work and the more I believe in myself, the luckier I get.” – Thomas Jefferson

Failure can happen to even the most successful person, but let’s take it as a test that challenges your confidence.

“Excellence is never an accident; it is the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skillful execution and the vision to see obstacles as opportunities.” – Aristotle.

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

“A man cannot be comfortable without his approval.” – Mark Twain.

Believe in yourselves, know what capabilities you own, work with whatever tools you have, and act upon what you have to do to follow your passions and dreams.

“I believe in myself. There’s nothing wrong with believing in myself. That’s the whole idea, is that you can always become better.” – Tiger Woods

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

“Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” – George Herbert.

Finally, self-confidence urges you to act and find your way to achieve your own goal.

“The more we do, the more we can do.” – William Hazlitt

“To be a great champion, you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.” – Muhammad Ali.

In a nutshell, self-confidence is among the keys to success. Self-confidence means you know your value and your capabilities to do the thing that you want to do. By doing so, with great determination, the fears of doing things wrong can be removed, paving the way for you to move on to achieve your goals. 

Those quotes will more or less remind you to strengthen the connection between the action and the thoughts of a healthy and positive mindset. Let’s have one of these quotes stuck on your desk or on your phone’s wallpaper to remind you to always believe in yourself.

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