He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the integrity of his own views.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
I have good and bad days like everyone else. I just try to be positive and surround myself with great people. When I think about all the great things and people I have had in my life, that gives me confidence.
I think confidence is the most appealing quality in any human being or any artist; that’s what really attracts us to people.
Bad food is made without pride, by cooks who have no pride, and no love. Bad food is made by chefs who are indifferent, or who are trying to be everything to everybody, who are trying to please everyone… Bad food is fake food… food that shows fear and lack of confidence in people’s ability to discern or to make decisions about their lives.
No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.
There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done.