Lack Of Confidence quotes:

  • Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence. -- Vince Lombardi
  • Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself. -- Potter Stewart
  • Greed is the lack of confidence of one's own ability to create. -- Vanna Bonta
  • There's no such thing as lack of confidence. You either have it or you don't. -- Rob Andrew
  • In international or national crises, there are always questions of lack of confidence. You have to change the minds of the people in order to get results. -- Harri Holkeri
  • When you disarm the people, you commence to offend them and show that you distrust them either through cowardice or lack of confidence, and both of these opinions generate hatred. -- Niccolo Machiavelli
  • Lack of Confidence, low Self-Esteem, and depleted Mojo are symptoms of inadequate Strength Training. -- Steve Ilg
  • There is a close connection between lack of confidence and the passionate state of mind. -- Eric Hoffer
  • Doubt is a lack of confidence or assurance that God will keep his promises. Faith is an active confidence that God's promises are always true. -- James MacDonald
  • You can find that sort of regularity in Stock Exchange quotations. [Expressing his lack of confidence in reported regularities in the periodic classification of elements.] -- Robert Bunsen
  • I never suffered for lack of confidence. I knew I would succeed; you have to. I think I couldn't go into any venture any other way. -- Brian Williams
  • I have terrible periods of lack of confidence. I just don't believe I can do it and no evidence to the contrary will sway me from that view. -- Douglas Adams
  • Lack of confidence is what makes you want to change somebody else's mind. When you're OK, you don't need to convince anyone else in order to empower yourself. -- Jada Pinkett Smith
  • We still have time to negotiate, we still have time for diplomacy, because there are still a number of issues that have not been clarified, that created a lack of confidence. -- Mohamed ElBaradei
  • It's age. It's a diminution of energy and the worry that there are no new ideas. It's an increasing lack of confidence. I'm not the only one. I've checked with other people. -- Stephen Sondheim
  • It's such a capricious, strange existence, basing your life on the whims of others, and basing your ebbs and flows of confidence and lack of confidence on the fact that people either choose you or don't. -- Jon Hamm
  • What offends Him and what wounds His Heart is the lack of confidence...Your heart is made to love Jesus, to love Him passionately...We have only the short moments of our life to love Jesus! -- Therese of Lisieux
  • It is not about which artist is more skilled than which other artist. It is about creating what is in you to create. A lack of confidence in oneself is like a thief, It steals from the world that which might be worthy. -- Derek R. Audette
  • Lack of confidence, sometimes alternating with unrealistic dreams of heroic success, often leads to procrastination, and many studies suggest that procrastinators are self-handicappers: rather than risk failure, they prefer to create conditions that make success impossible, a reflex that of course creates a vicious cycle. -- James Surowiecki
  • Fear is the result of a lack of confidence. A lack of confidence is the result of not knowing what you can do. A lack of knowing what you can do is caused by a lack of experience. A lack of experience is caused by a lack of doing something new. -- Dale Carnegie
  • It's quite clear that stocks are cheaper than bonds. I can't imagine anybody having bonds in their portfolio when they can own equities, a diversified group of equities. But people do because they, the lack of confidence. But that's what makes for the attractive prices. If they had their confidence back, they wouldn't be selling at these prices. And believe me, it will come back over time. -- Warren Buffett
  • The Achilles Heel of the Americas was the lack of cultural confidence typical of new settlers. -- Arthur Erickson
  • As a Coalition Government, we inherited a legacy of lack of trust and confidence in political system. -- Andrew Lansley
  • Surrendering to jargon is a sign of journalism's dismal lack of self-confidence in the optimized age of content-management systems. -- George Packer
  • Discouragement, fear, doubt, lack of self-confidence, are the germs which have killed the prosperity and happiness of tens of thousands of people. -- Orison Swett Marden
  • The negative aspects of Scottish Nationalism are a kind of aggressive complacency, that sort of boasting; but that's an expression of insecurity, I think, of a lack of confidence. -- Douglas Dunn
  • The problem with the auto industry is layered upon the lack of consumer confidence. People are not buying cars. I don't care whether they're or American cars, or international cars. -- Jennifer Granholm
  • Lack of confidence - every time I start a new piece of work, it seems I have to spend a long while under the duvet thinking I can't do it. -- Sue Townsend
  • It was helpful to have the confidence of youth that came from a lack of desperation. I thought, 'If I don't succeed, I'll go back to school and study.' -- Olivia Wilde
  • National politics and elections are dominated by emotions, by lack of self-confidence, by fear of the other, by insecurity, by infection of the body politic by the virus of victimhood. -- Tariq Ramadan
  • Europe is a strong market for the U.S. If it has problems, if there's a lack of consumer confidence, if there's a deeper recession, this will deeply affect jobs in the U.S. -- George Papandreou
  • My first album was full of ideas and attempts to go in all kinds of directions. I was young. I loved making music, but I didn't have a clear path. I also lacked in confidence. -- Yael Naim
  • In my case, the long gaps between my books have got quite a lot to do with lack of confidence. A lot of the time when I'm not writing I start thinking I can't do it. -- Wendy Cope
  • Everyone has ideas. They may be too busy or lack the confidence or technical ability to carry them out. But I want to carry them out. It is a matter of getting up and doing it. -- James Dyson
  • You need to have tremendous confidence in your work, even a touch of arrogance, chutzpah. Many very fine researchers lack intellectual daring. It's human nature to want to be cozy, secure. But that can be a cul de sac. -- Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
  • I lack confidence as an actor. -- Charles Durning
  • All reluctance is a lack of confidence. -- Todd Duncan
  • Our greatest weakness is lack of self-confidence. -- Angela Ahrendts
  • When the leader lacks confidence, the followers lack commitment. -- John C. Maxwell
  • I sometimes lack confidence in public, although I am proud enough inwardly. -- Robert Schumann
  • Jealousy is the result of one's lack of self-confidence, self-worth, and self-acceptance. -- Sasha Azevedo
  • Reputation is the panacea for those who lack confidence in their own decisions. -- Chris Murray
  • How many people have been thus led, through lack of self-confidence, to stifle their most justified doubts? -- Simone Weil
  • Surrendering to jargon is a sign of journalism's dismal lack of self-confidence in the optimized age of content-management systems." -- George Packer
  • Any lack of confidence in the economic future or the basic strength of business in the United States is foolish. -- Herbert Hoover
  • There are too many other barriers to success in life to allow a lack of self-confidence to be one of them. -- Julie Foucher
  • It's not the lack of ability or opportunity that holds you back; it is only a lack of confidence in yourself. -- Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Houghton
  • If we live a sedentary life, you're going to be depressed and lack confidence. So get out there and get active. -- Jessie Pavelka
  • I don't lack confidence. I don't sweat. I don't want to get too Zen on you, but I have to run my own race. -- Brad Grey
  • If you face life without confidence in your own powers, you succumb too easily to setbacks and adversity; you lack the will to persevere. -- Nathaniel Branden
  • I finally made up my mind I wanted to be an actress and I was not going to let my lack of confidence ruin my chances. -- Marilyn Monroe
  • You won't ever build your confidence from a perception of lack. For it grows and evolves from realising who you are and what you already have. -- Rasheed Ogunlaru
  • Women who are confident of their abilities are more likely to succeed than those who lack confidence, even though the latter may be much more competent and talented and industrious. -- Joyce Brothers
  • One reason citizens, politicians and university donors sometimes lack confidence in the social sciences is that social scientists too often miss the chance to declare victory and move on to new frontiers. -- Nicholas A. Christakis
  • If we lack confidence in each other, and be jealous of each other, our peace will be destroyed. If we cultivate the principles of unshaken confidence in each other, our joy will be full. -- Brigham Young