Learning how to feel more confident when you are suffering from low self-esteem takes a lot of work. But you can always improve your confidence with time. In this article, we have listed uplifting quotes that will surely boost your confidence. Not only will they help you block away all those negative thoughts but will also remind you just how great you are.

1. “Your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.” —Michelle Obama

2. “If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won before you have started.” —Cicero

3. “With realization of one’s potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world.” —The Dalai Lama

4. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” —John Wooden

5. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

6. “Life is not easy for any of us. But what about that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something that this thing must be attained.” —Marie Curie

7. “You are never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you are never as bad as they say when you lose.” —Lou Holtz

8. “We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face. We must do that which we think we cannot.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

9. “It is best to act with confidence, no matter how little right you have to it.” —Lillian Hellman

10. “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” —Benjamin Spock

11. “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” —Helen Keller

12. “Accept who you are; and revel in it.” —Mitch Albom

13. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” —Helen Keller

14. “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” —Norman Vincent Peale

15. “Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember, the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.” —Zig Ziglar

16. “Always be yourself. Express yourself, have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.” —Bruce Lee

17. “Self-confidence can be learned, practiced and mastered, just like any other skill. Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better.” —Barrie Davenport

18. “Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” —Rumi

19. “You have got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.” —Chris Evert

20. “You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can’t have it.” —Robert Anthony

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Natasha Irshad holds a degree in Marketing & Management from University of London. She is interested in writing about education and pop culture.

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