Believing In Yourself Quotes
The greatest achievements were at first and for a time dreams. The oak sleeps in the acorn. -James Allen
Somehow I can’t believe that there are any heights that can’t be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four C s. They are curiosity, confidence, courage, and constancy. -Walt Disney
Deep within man dwell those slumbering powers; powers that would astonish him, that he never dreamed of possessing; forces that would revolutionize his life if aroused and put into action. -Orison Swett Marden
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To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe. -Anatole France
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. -Mark Twain
No matter how good you get you can always get better and that’s the exciting part. -Tiger Woods
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution. -Dr. David Schwartz
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are countless ways of achieving greatness, but any road to achieving one’s maximum potential must be built on a bedrock of respect for the individual, a commitment to excellence, and a rejection of mediocrity. -Buck Rodgers
Prepare your mind to receive the best that life has to offer. -Ernest Holmes
Nothing happens by itself… it all will come your way, once you understand that you have to make it come your way, by your own exertions. -Ben Stein
Avoiding the phrase “I don’t have time…”, will soon help you to realize that you do have the time needed for just about anything you choose to accomplish in life. -Bo Bennett
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, “I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” . . . You must do the thing you think you cannot do. -Eleanor Roosevelt
When you come to the end of all the light you know, and it’s time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: Either you will be given something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly. -Edward Teller
Listen to the mustn’ts child.
Listen to the don’ts.
Listen to the shouldn’t haves, the impossibles, the won’ts.
Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me.
Anything can happen child.
Anything can be.
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. -Frederick Douglass
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies with in us. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every time you suppress some part of yourself or allow others to play you small, you are in essence ignoring the owner’s manual your creator gave you and destroying your design. -Oprah Winfrey
And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. -Anais Nin
Fall seven times, stand up eight. -Japanese Proverb
It is said an eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him with the words, ‘And this, too, shall pass away.’ How much it expresses! How chastening in the hour of pride! How consoling in the depths of affliction! -Abraham Lincoln
Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit. -Bernard Williams
Tentative efforts lead to tentative outcomes. Therefore, give yourself fully to your endeavors. Decide to construct your character through excellent actions and determine to pay the price of a worthy goal. The trials you encounter will introduce you to your strengths. Remain steadfast…and one day you will build something that endures, something worthy of your potential. -Epictetus
Most people live, whether physically, intellectually or morally, in a very restricted circle of their potential being. They make use of a very small portion of their possible consciousness, and of their soul’s resources in general, much like a man who, out of his whole bodily organism, should get into a habit of using and moving only his little finger. Great emergencies and crises show us how much greater our vital resources are than we had supposed. -Henry James