There are many different strategies and tips you can use when you’re feeling down and doubt yourself. Take comfort in the fact that the biggest names on the planet, past and present have at times experienced high levels of self-doubt.
Here are just some of our favorite quotes that may just help stop self-doubt in its tracks and replace it with confidence. Why not turn copy your personal favorites and stick or hang them in a prominent place at work or maybe just the bathroom mirror? It may help to remind you that you’re only human after all and that sometimes we all benefit from a boost.
Let’s dive right in with:
“Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.”
“It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.”
“Two roads diverged in a wood and I, I took the one less traveled by and that has made all the difference.”
“Failure is a stripping away of the inessential. “
“Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand.”
“A hero is someone who, in spite of weakness, doubt or not always knowing the answers, goes ahead and overcomes anyway. “
“It doesn’t matter what others are doing. It matters what you are doing. “
Maybe this last quote sums up this entire post. Yes, the other quotes are important when it comes to getting us to take action, but what it all boils down to in the end is that we have to find a way to get things done. That will bring us confidence, satisfaction, and in the end happiness… and isn’t that what life is all about?