Quotes from the Masters
On Self-Concept/Self-Confidence

"The seed you sow today will not produce crop till tomorrow. For this reason, your identity does not lie in your current results. This is not who you are.  Your current results are who you were." -- James A. Ray  

"Belief has the word 'lie' in it...and that pretty much sums up what the world has us believing about ourselves." -- Doug Firebaugh  

"Some people say I have attitude - maybe I do...but I think you have to.  You have to believe in yourself when no one else does - that makes you a winner right there." -- Venus Williams  

"Your self-confidence is directly connected to how much you feel you are making a difference in your world." -- Brian Tracy

"Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are." -- Malcolm Forbes  

"Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world." -- George Bernard Shaw  

"If you have great ideas and no confidence to share them, you will not get credit for having them." -– Patricia Fripp  

"Self-confidence comes naturally when your inner life and your outer life are in harmony." -– Brian Tracy

"Whether you think you can or think you can't you're right." —- Henry Ford  

"Remind yourself regularly that you are better than you think you are.  Successful people are not superhuman.  Success does not require a super-intellect.  Nor is there anything mystical about success.  And success isn't based on luck.  Successful people are just ordinary folks who have developed belief in themselves and what they do.  Never -- yes, never -– sell yourself short." -- David J. Schwartz  

"Doubt whom you will, but never yourself." -- Christian Nestell Bovee  

"Obstacles can't stop you.  Problems can't stop you. Most of all other people can't stop you. Only you can stop you." -- Jeffrey Gitomer

"They can because they think they can (The Aeneid)." -- Virgil  

"A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it." -- Alexandre Dumas  

"Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly." -– St. Francis De Sales

"The man who cannot believe in himself cannot believe in anything else." -– Roy L. Smith

"Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself." -- Honore De Balzac  

"Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor." -- John Milton  

"An individual has a healthy personality to the exact degree to which they have the propensity to look for the good in every situation." -– Ralph Waldo Emerson  

"A feeling of continuous growth is a wonderful source of motivation and self-confidence." -– Brian Tracy


Provided courtesy of  Jim Rohn International