We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Confident Quotes from Song Joong-ki, Matt Bomer, Emily Mortimer, Joanna Krupa, Shemar Moore. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I like having conversations: you learn a lot about how other people think. If I’m myself and confident, I don’t get nervous easily. I try not to make other people uncomfortable – I think that’s a very arrogant thing to do.
I never feel more confident and comfortable than when I’m wearing a Tom Ford suit.
I was terribly shy when I was growing up, I really wasn’t confident with other people and I think I was always afraid of up or not being this very cool, amazing person that I wanted to be.
I think that’s the most beautiful thing about being confident – just loving yourself, not caring what everybody else thinks. Because you could be Mother Theresa, and people are still going to try to find some imperfection.
Acting is therapeutic. I say I’m not shy, but… Acting is a very vulnerable experience, and you’ve got to be really confident to put yourself out there to be judged.
I am confident that if we stand for the hope and freedom of others we will make our own freedom more secure.
A musical film is my idea of heaven. You can pre-record, you don’t have to sing live. Singing live was the bit I hated the most. I never felt like a confident singer.
It was probably years before I was confident enough in stand-up that I was able to talk about the things I wanted to talk about, the way I wanted to talk about them.
I’m extremely confident. I do believe my own hype. And I’m working towards making it true.
The first time I did stand-up I was 17, and I was really a stand-up once I was 19 in New York, and now I’m 41, and I still feel like I haven’t found myself onstage. Earlier in my career, I was really tight, really together, and knew who I was and I was confident.
I sign on to any project because of the director: because they won’t change, and you’ve got to feel confident that you’re in good hands, in their vision.
People think you’re really confident because you’re an actress or whatever, but I’m, like, the worst. Although the good thing about being recognizable is that people approach me, which is good.
I’m actually more confident when I’m tan.
I wouldn’t want them to feel lonely or outcast ever in any way. And no matter where they were in the world, I’d want them to always feel incredibly confident about who they were and proud.
You might think the thinner version of yourself is going to be the most positive or confident, but that’s not how it is for me. When I’m over 200 pounds, that’s when I’m the most confident version of myself.
Because of its phantom nature, and despite elaborate defense mechanisms, the ego is very vulnerable and insecure, and it sees itself as constantly under threat. This, by the way, is the case even if the ego is outwardly very confident.
Of course, like all organic processes, there is an ebb and a flow to writing. One does not exist without the other. The writer needs to be vigilant in protecting both, confident in the knowledge that the village will be there when we choose, finally, to open the door.
For me, it’s always been about preparation, and the more prepared I can be each week, the less pressure I feel and the more confident I am. As your confidence grows, it’s only natural that the pressure you feel diminishes.
We have been so pleased with the response to our unique schools in the Nashville area, and we are confident that other areas will embrace our concept, as well.
I feel more confident about what we’re doing as a band and what we’re trying to do as a band and the way we’re looking at it as a band.
A fit body gives you confidence. And there’s nothing more impressive than a great attitude, which you can wear on your sleeve. But you’ll have to remember the difference between being rude and being confident.
I have no qualms about saying I am more confident in the medical treatment in America. The breast cancer survival rate is 20 per cent higher than in the UK.
With chefs, the problem is we have to be very confident because people are looking at us for that. So pretty soon, you think you’re a plumber, you think you’re an electrician, you think you’re an accountant.
I like a guy who is confident and easy-going, but a man who’s a man, not a man who is a little boy. I like a man who is comfortable with himself.
As a player, I always felt confident that if I was caIm, my teammates knew, ‘He’s going to do something to help us win.’ As a coach, my hands are really tied. I got to believe in my players. If they see I’m calm, they’ll believe I trust them, which I do.
When I’m in a bikini or at a photo shoot, I’m real confident. But, if I’m in a group of people I don’t know, I’m really quiet.
The progress of India is the destiny of one-sixth of humanity. And it will also mean a world more confident of its prosperity and more secure about its future.
In ‘Purab Aur Paschim’, Manoj Kumar offered me a meaningful cameo. He directed me efficiently and I was able to improve on my histrionics and appeared more confident in front of the movie camera.
I’m confident, motivated.
Any player will stand in front of you and say they’re confident in their abilities and I’m no different.
I’m very confident in my abilities.
‘Scandal’ has been, for me, the most consistent time I’ve ever logged in front of a camera. I grew up in the theater, and I feel very confident and comfortable on the stage and in front of a live audience, but the camera is a very different medium.
I feel like I’ve grown up a bit. I’m a bit more confident, and I’ve been reading more, and I’ve had a little more time to myself. I went on this writing trip to gather my thoughts about where and who I am in this world, and why we’re all here.
My parents taught me many of the things that people need in life to feel confident: practical things, such as managing finances, mucking out the goat barn, cleaning a house, doing repairs, mending a broken roof or a toilet.
So yeah, a good director will be able to listen and hear everything, but have a confident vision of his own that he can say, ‘oh yeah – that’s a great point.’ And you never know; often you can help far more than you think you can, because there’s so much more that he’s juggling than an actor.
You’ve got to be confident when you’re competing. You’ve got to be a beast.
I’m fully and completely convinced that the ‘Hour of Power’ is a step in leading people to a fuller understanding of who Jesus is. I can’t tell you how many people have watched the ‘Hour of Power’ and say, ‘Now I feel confident to be able to go to a church’… That’s what the ‘Hour of Power’ does.
I’m pretty confident, I guess I would say.
I’m not sure that I want to be without some lack of confidence. If you are too sure of yourself, you don’t grow. You may feel confident in some things, but other fields come up as a challenge. And if you don’t anticipate trouble, you will be in trouble.
I’m attracted to guys who are really confident and make conversation.
I think no commander ever is going to come out and say, ‘I’m confident that we can do this.’
I’ve never been an impressionist. I was doing Sofia Vergara and Elizabeth Dole. I’m sometimes so low-confidence and self-aware, so characters that are confident and ignorant and wrong are my favorite.
The French were generous in giving us assistance in corps and army artillery, with its personnel, and we were confident from the start of our superiority over the enemy in guns of all calibers.
I love a girl with a good sense of humour, who is confident but who has a sweetness to her – that melts my heart.
We know too little about how life began on Earth to lay confident odds. It may have involved a fluke so rare that it happened only once in the entire galaxy. On the other hand, it may have been almost inevitable, given the right environment.
I don’t think that everything that’s popular is necessarily right for every body and so I’d like for girls to be confident enough to make the right choice for themselves and to look unique.
The truth is, I’m not body confident.
Of course you cannot compare my Hindi with a Hindi-speaking person, but I am confident enough to hold a conversation in mixed Hindi-English.
Singing is something I love to do. I feel very confident doing it.
My generation of bossy, confident, baby-boom women were something brand new in history. Our energy and assertiveness weren’t created by Betty Friedan, unknown before her 1963 book, or by Gloria Steinem, whose political activism, as even the Lifetime profile admitted, did not begin until 1969.
I have fully cooperated with the investigation and before the grand jury, and I’m quite confident at the end of the day that we’ll know what facts are in this particular case.
The fact that a man is open to being with an older woman suggests that he doesn’t give a hang what other people think of him. More likely, he’s confident, open-minded and willing to make his own rules.
I think I’ve evolved into someone pretty confident – in myself and in my skin.
But the other thing is that I feel very confident in the individual pilots. They are tremendous individuals. They are individuals that have sworn to protect and defend our very citizens. That’s why we serve.
I think when you know what you are going to wear, it fits and it’s great material, then you feel confident in it.
I always accessorize with jewelry. I am a bit of a magpie; I love sparkles, and so wearing jewelry makes me feel more exciting and confident, too!
I knew how to sell. I felt confident I could run a business. I was willing to outwork anyone. I wasn’t afraid to live like a student on next to nothing. So that meant I had absolutely nothing to lose and everything to gain.
I’m not insecure, but I’m not like, ‘Hi, I’m confident.’
I feel that modelling has groomed my personality and made me a confident person, but even today, when I go on the ramp, I get nervous. I am more comfortable being in front of the camera than walking on the ramp.
I think my body is beautiful, and I’m confident to embrace it. There’s nothing to be ashamed of if you’re a size 14, as long as you’re fit and healthy.
Romney still enjoys the Republicans’ traditional advantage among voters who are veterans, but the Obama campaign is confident it can chip away at that.
I think a lot of people mistake my confidence on stage for cockiness in real life, and that’s actually farthest from the truth. When I’m on stage, I’m that confident and that cocky because I have a microphone in my hand, and there’s a few thousand people staring at me. And I know they’re there to laugh.
Speaker Ryan’s vision for a confident America, both at home and abroad, reflects his thoughtful leadership.
My dad instilled in me a great sense of humor. I wasn’t bullied at school because my outward attitude was confident, and that helps.
There are difficult matches from time to time, and that is absolutely normal. You have to stay calm and confident after them.
You begin to take on the mentality of your coach. If he feels so confident, then I feel confident.
I always was really confident about myself, about my voice, myself as a person, my body, all of those things, but as a songwriter – I just didn’t identify as a songwriter at all.
I want Violet to be proud of every little thing that is her – her hair, her body. We’re all different, and from early on, I’ve always said she has a very confident personality, and I want her to maintain that.
I felt that as long as we were being honest, and that we didn’t bend the truth to accomplish another goal, to be entertaining or to be a happy ending, I was confident that we’d be able to tell the story the way it happened.
Anyone can be confident with a full head of hair. But a confident bald man – there’s your diamond in the rough.
I was very shy, but when I performed, I felt like I was in my own little world. I became more confident. Dancing taught me discipline and to feel comfortable in my own skin.
The way that I learned to be confident was I would ride the back of the city bus and sing very low.
The world that I am coming from, hip-hop, is so regurgitated and repetitive that some people are used to that and they don’t want change, they don’t like change. And I get that, that’s cool. Luckily for me, I’m confident in myself as an artist where I can do what I want, and as long as I’m cool with it, I’m cool with it.
I’m confident that, were I mayor, I would do some things differently than he has. But I think there’s a world of difference between him and his immediate predecessor.
I feel more confident if my makeup looks good.
We keep waiting for the American people to wake up, and they keep hitting the snooze bar. But something, folks, someday, will wake them up. Of that I’m confident.
There are a lot of things that have to be considered in National. The military aspect of it is only one of them. I’m confident that President Bush will have all of those things laid out for him before he makes the decision.
My mother passed away when I was 19. She always made me feel confident, and I’ve carried that feeling with me my entire life. It’s helped me in this industry, where people are sizing up your looks.
My personal style statement is to be comfortable because if you are comfortable you are confident.
Kids raised to be pampered and spoiled don’t really end up being good leaders. Leaders need to be independent minded and confident.
When I work out, I feel happy, confident, and accomplished.
As a mom, it’s so important to feel confident in what you’re doing.
I want any kid who listens to my music to see that I am confident with all elements of my personality that I can’t change.
My mum Mary was always a bright, confident and fiercely independent lady.
I guess I’m reasonably confident in all honesty. But I definitely don’t think I’m arrogant. I’m pretty down to earth, I mean I’m genuinely down to earth.
In this perfect world, there are certain imperfections that catch your eye. That’s what works for me. I don’t concentrate on being perfect, but instead put that effort behind my craft and being true to myself. I don’t conform to pressures outside of me. I am confident about myself.
If you’re not confident in yourself, you’re going to waver. I’ve wavered, and I’ve lost.
Being prepared helps you feel more confident at the doctor’s office. Think about what you want to ask and write those questions down.
Parisian women have an inner elegance that’s envied the world over. They are so relaxed about ageing and seem to acquire more charisma and beauty with time. Who wouldn’t want to be like them? That’s the trick – to embrace the natural progression of life and to be confident.
America’s economy is resilient, and I am confident that Republican pro-growth policies will continue to keep our economy growing – just as it has since after the September 2001 terrorist attacks.
I’m not confident in my own ability to resist the titanic force of my own ego.
People I respect complimenting me on my work in fashion is more exciting to me than anything I ever achieved as a Spice Girl. I am now competing in an arena where I can hold my head high. I feel quite confident in what I’m doing now, much more than the singing. I was never going to give Mariah Carey any competition.
As we begin this debate, I am confident that we will hear the supporters of this bill argue in the name of Ronald Reagan that this research is consistent with his long-held views about the sanctity of life.
It wasn’t until I became more confident with myself and I put myself forward instead of the jokes; at first it was put the jokes out there and I’m just behind the jokes.
I have come up at the end of a dive, and the boat was not where I left it. I had to take care of a buddy who did panic. But I was confident the boat would come back.
I have a big ego, and I’m a confident person, but when it comes down to being a jerk, that doesn’t work for me, I tried it… for about ten years.
A lot of people get writer’s block, and I think you just have to show up for work, sit down, and be like, ‘I’m here.’ You have to stay confident and positive that you’re going to write something.
Odds are you know some narcissists. Odds are they’re smart, confident and articulate. They make you laugh, they make you think; the first time you met, they probably charmed the pants off of you – perhaps even literally. The odds are also that that spell didn’t last.
I loathe categorization. I cherish my independence, and I treasure chivalry. I live just fine with ambiguity, and I welcome a good quarrel about all things designed or grown – except for when men misnomer ‘confident’ with ‘poised’ and ‘passionate’ with ‘feisty.’ I work hard.
I’ve always been quite shy. Very confident but very shy.
If it is something that you are interested in, and it is your passion, then tell your friends, because help is the best thing. If you stay confident, it will happen.
As a team, we have a lot of work ahead of us in FY16 and beyond, but I am confident that, working together, we will make Microsoft a leader in the mobile-first, cloud-first world.
Younger women tend to be busier, wearing more layers and more make-up. I don’t know if it’s because older women are more confident, or just that we don’t care any more. But that pared-down approach is the same with the sentences I write; I take out adjectives and adverbs and keep the description to a minimum.
I’m confident UTC could outperform in all of our markets, starting with our commercial businesses. The largest opportunities for our commercial businesses are in emerging markets, and we’re very well positioned there.
I don’t know what the future holds, but I have to be confident about it. It’s just the way I am.
Sometimes if you have very confident people, you have to tell them please, be polite, there are other players are good enough as you and you should never speak out of an orchestra.
I’m quite confident, in some sense.
It’s an oddity that will be avoided by millions of people, this new ‘Pinocchio.’ Osama bin Laden could attend a showing in Times Square and be confident of remaining hidden.
At the end of the day, I want to create collections that, although I am inspired by very creative women, I want my customer to walk away with a silhouette that she doesn’t even know what collection it comes from. That it just lasts in her wardrobe and makes her feel strong and confident and hopefully happy.
I have no control over what people think of me but I have 100% control of what I think of myself, and that is so important. And not just about your body, but so many ways of confidence. You’re constantly learning how to be confident, aren’t you?
If I walk out onstage and I get a warm, excited response, it makes me feel so confident and happy, and then it’s so easy for me up there.
There’s a famous slogan here in the Bavarian dialect, and we use it inside Bayern Munich. We say, ‘Mia san mia.’ Literally, it is, ‘We are we,’ but it means, ‘We are who we are.’ That’s not being very arrogant, but we are very confident about our ability to win the game. It is about a winning mentality.
As long as the appointment process is transparent and there is a broad mix of political views among the governors of the BBC, I think the public can feel confident that impartiality and independence are just as important to me as they have been to previous incumbents.
You play to different parts of yourself when you take on various roles. Like, you are your confident self when you’re playing this person, and you’re your sad self when playing another person – but it’s all a part of you somewhere.
It takes a long, hard effort and sustained determination to reduce crime. We will stay the course and we are confident that the numbers will continue to go down.
Possibly because I grew up not feeling very confident about my own physical appearance, I developed internal devices so that I could integrate into society.
It varies, but in my experience, directors who are the most comfortable with themselves and confident in their work give you and everybody on the crew the freedom and the space to create.
Mormons… are so strong, they can handle wealth, they are confident. I think it is because they are not bogged down by rules for equality, but have a firmly defined system of relative status and responsible command.
When we were making ‘Arrested Development,’ it was the hardest thing I’d ever done. You know, nobody was watching. We weren’t getting feedback. The job wasn’t paying very well. But the one thing I did feel confident about was: No one will ever be able to do this again. Because no one would be stupid enough to try.
I can only hope to be 10 percent of the mom mine was to me. She encouraged me to be confident and enjoy life. That’s what I want for my son.
As you get little pockets of success, then suddenly the light bulbs go on in everyone’s head, and more leaders get more confident and make more, bigger decisions, and customers respond well, and it becomes a bit of a flywheel.
I can’t wait for them to convert old movies to 3D. I am 100% confident I want them to convert ‘Terminator 2’ to 3D more than I want anything in the world.
I think what makes a woman naturally more beautiful is when she starts believing in herself and starts getting more confident because you can have the most expensive makeup, you can get a lot of services done, but if deep inside you’re still not happy and confident, that’s going to show.
There are days when I feel confident, and I feel like, ‘OK, this outfit looks nice, I look good, I’m in shape.’ But I’m never going to walk out the house trying to be sexy, because that to me is cheesy and not attractive.
If you are confident in yourself and however you want yourself to be presented, and you’re doing well and doing it because you want to do it and not because someone is pressuring you, then more power to you.
I’m confident in the fighter I am, and I have nothing to worry about.
While ‘The Owner’s Manual’ is not a formula for guaranteed success by any means, we’re confident it will help reduce the failure rate of most startups that use our Customer Development process.
Confidence is a crucial building block in a successful career, and embracing it fully will take you places you never thought possible. With proper guidance and hard work, anyone can become more confident. Once you pass a certain point, you’ll feel it from the inside.
I have worked very hard to shed away my chocolate boy image in order to get a tough look for this action entertainer. I am confident of my success and would love to dedicate the same to Director Balachandar sir.
I am not the world’s most confident person.
I would say, maybe from five years on, I sang on stages constantly. That’s what I call my natural habitat: It’s a place where I feel most like myself and the most confident, the most excited.
The so-called Arab Spring has proved that the fall of a Mubarak-like presidency does not mean the immediate rise of democracy. In spite of this, I am confident that Egypt will not return to an authoritarian governing system again, and that, with some time, it will achieve its democratic goals.
The only way the confidence comes back is by winning games. You grind out a few results and hopefully with each game you get more confident.
To be a Hottie you gotta have a lot of self-love, a lot of confidence, you gotta be able to put your foot down. Hotties are supposed to turn other people into Hotties too. If you see someone that’s not quite confident, you gotta be the Hottie to gas up your friend.
Clearly, a large number of African-Americans don’t have faith that the laws are being executed fairly in Ferguson, and that’s a problem… We need to ensure Africans-Americans feel confident in the rule of law.
Hairdressers call me dark blonde, but I think they’re wrong. I feel far more naturally confident blonde. My mum’s blonde, my sister’s platinum blonde. I thought, ‘When I grow up, that’s what I’m going to look like.’
If I am confirmed, I am confident that my colleagues on the Federal Open Market Committee and I will maintain the focus on long-term price stability as monetary policy’s greatest contribution to general economic prosperity and maximum employment.
I don’t think I can be a bright and fresh-looking actress. I am not really confident in that kind of character.
As far as creation goes, you just really have to not overthink and just create and be confident. If you think it’s tight, then the world is going to think it’s tight.
The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Force car is a statement about New York being one of the greatest fashion capitals of the world and the confident approach to individualistic style that people strive to explore throughout this amazing city.
Society puts so much emphasis on outer appearance, but being confident in yourself and not letting others’ opinions affect you is pretty amazing.
Wrestling is something I feel really confident in now.
Woody Allen is really the ultimate. I love that he believed in himself enough to do what he did. And I have that same feeling – that there’s nobody that looks like me in movies, nobody would cast me as a romantic lead, but I want to do it and I feel confident that I can.
I think my performance in ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It’ was powerful. I was so unafraid and confident. You know, it was the first mother of black Hollywood. I was Tina Turner’s mama. That’s what started it all. I had fallen in love right before that movie, and I had absolutely no fear in me.
I trust Canadians to be able to look at the different parties, the different leaders, the plans, the teams, and make a responsible choice. And I’m very, very confident that’s exactly what Canadians are going to do.
Work out really hard and be confident because bodies are beautiful, sensual and natural. I’ve also trained in Wushu, a form of martial arts – it’s very beautiful and flowy, and it’s predominantly used in fight scenes in movies, which is how it was introduced to me, and I just love it.
If we approach other people understanding our own value, being confident in who we are, being centered and grounded, it’s actually easier for us to connect with them because we can listen more deeply and we can express ourselves more authentically without fear of being judged or not being enough.
While I’m confident in Obsidian being able to deliver a quality title, it only takes one other Kickstarter developer to ruin things for everyone else and cast doubt on the donation process going forward.
As long as we, again, kind of keep earning the sequels with material and I’m confident Mike can, I’m in. You know I always want to do those. But I also want to keep going in some of the direction as Meet the Parents has.
It’s really important to me that my sound is a combination of beats and melody. I love hearing strong, confident beats in music because I love to dance. At the same time, melody is really important to me because I love singing.
I am not altogether confident of my ability to put my thoughts into words: My texts are usually better after an editor has hacked away at them, and I am used to both editing and being edited. Which is to say that I am not oversensitive in such matters.
It’s something I am confident about. It gives me an adrenaline rush – who wouldn’t want want to wear beautiful clothes and jewellery and look wonderful – it’s a dream job for many.
You need to be confident. You need to know who you are as a person and as a human. But make sure that you go through the world with humility and respect for others.
I’m confident in who I am, and I’m not doing anything wrong. I’m just being myself: being comfortable with my body, comfortable with my sound, and I’m figuring out who I am.
A self-evidently confident politician, Cameron still suffers from a curious hollowness. Ten years after he became Conservative leader, many people still question what he actually stands for or believes in.
I was able to overcome my failures because I was always confident of my abilities and was sure I could achieve what I had set out for.
I like storytelling, and I feel more confident as the years have gone on about my ability to do that.
Honestly, I always think it’s cool when artists name their first album after themselves. It’s confident it just means like this is me, this is my project, here you go.
No doubt, my role in ‘Urumi’ has been one of my best so far. It surprised me as an actor and made me more confident.
To have the chance to see your music be elevated and to have almost universally positive response to that music, makes me feel better every day. I feel more confident and inspired, and that’s fun.
If I am not confident that I can portray the character perfectly on screen, I won’t even try.
I like clothes that are easy to wear. I like to be comfortable and confident.
I’m confident that Gov. Romney can win over the American people on the promise of limited government, defending individual liberties and a return to common-sense solutions to our country’s biggest problems.
I respect country music because I feel like it’s more about the talent and the songwriting and I put on a big show and we have a lot of stuff, but I feel confident in myself enough as an artist and a singer that I can have all of those fun toys and know that we don’t need all the bells and whistles either.
My parents have been my biggest support. Had it not been for them, I would have not been able to be the confident and fearless person that I am today.
I don’t think success makes one confident. I think it has more to do with character than circumstance.
I look back at my twenties and see that I was much less confident.
I’ve always been kind of uncomfortable just on the beach in a swimsuit. I’m never my most confident in a bikini on the beach, especially when you know people are looking at you, and they expect one thing because of what they see in the magazines, and you might not look that way. It’s always been a scary thing for me.
You know, I’m confident before I go out and play a match that I know, you know, I’ve put in the work and like I feel confident that I am going to go out there and play well.
It’s really important for us as a band, that when someone is giving us grief on stage, to show our fans how important it is that they stand up for themselves and that they feel confident in themselves.
I’ve always thought my strengths were I’m smart, and I have a good sense of humor. I definitely struggle with feeling confident.
I’m very confident my health isn’t going to allow me to be a good player, especially in the spring.
When you’re comfortable, you’re more confident – I really believe that. If you’re walking around in a dress or a pair of shoes that are uncomfortable, it reads all over you.
Walking is pretty easy. You just have to be confident, like not caring. And honestly, people think about their walk too much, so they try to do something really interesting, but the designers hate it.
Learning a new trick will just happen randomly when I’m skating and if I feel good doing it, I take it to a street spot. If I’m really confident in it I practice it a lot, so I can do it in a contest.
I made a decision when I started writing ‘All is Song’ to take the compliments I had for ‘The Wilderness’ and try to be confident and not overwhelmed by it.
I am an extremely selfless but, at the same time, supremely confident actor.
It’s true that I’m not ashamed of my body. I’m comfortable, and I think more women should be more confident.
I am confident that the Defense Department understands JSTARS is a major priority for Congress and will complete the process of updating the JSTARS fleet in a timely manner.
At the surface, many people’s goals are to lose weight, tone up, feel better, etc. But superficial goals get superficial results that usually fade. Dig a little deeper, and the ‘why’ is usually unveiled: to be more confident, to be more happy, to feel sexy again.
As I get more confident as a filmmaker, I don’t need to prepare so much in advance. I can trust that I and my team can come up with a solution.
When I came to Congress, I campaigned for fiscal responsibility. And the earmarking problem and crisis caused a great erosion in the public’s confidence in Congress. We’ve got to find a way to do it without that. And I’m confident that we can.
We’re waiting for the pendulum to swing back again, which I am absolutely confident it will.
When I am tanned and in shape I feel confident about my appearance.
I’m a woman who is very confident with the body, with my body.
If you are prepared, you will be confident, and will do the job.
Thanks to my family and guru. They were quite confident that I could do it and think about music as a full-time career.
Early in the season, you’re going into races feeling confident because you’ve done the work and that confidence gives you an extra five or 10 per cent.
As I’ve got older, I feel more confident in my body, so wouldn’t want to tamper with it.
Whenever I’m on the pitch, I feel confident.
Being critical of yourself is important sometimes: not during the season, because you need to be confident, but during the winter, it’s always a good time to look at yourself in the mirror and say, ‘This, this, and this I need to improve.’ That’s how it is.
The more confident you are, the less doubt you will have, and the more likely your success will be.
Not to say you should let your physicality define you, but there are some things that can make people feel really insecure. So, if there is something you want to fix that allows you to feel a little bit more confident, I support it.
When you find your niche, you just gotta continue to be confident and thrive in it.
You have to be confident in who you are and what you’re doing. Of course, you try to evolve. I would never tell you, ‘Today is the best I will ever be.’ I’m always trying to be a better chef, a better dad, a better person.
I am very confident that in 2008, people’s votes will count. I don’t think they did in 2004. I think in 2008, they will.
I was a very confident little kid.
When I hit that Five-Star Frogsplash, I’m pretty confident that if I can crawl over in time, I’m going to get the three-count. So that’s kind of always in my back pocket; the fans always know it.
Feeling comfortable in my own skin makes me feel confident.
I was always confident in my art and in myself as an artist.
If you are prepared, then you are able to feel confident.
Akshay Kumar is a senior in the industry, and I consider myself lucky to be working with him. Each film of his opens to a packed house. Today, a film will sell only if you have a story. The audience is smart and won’t be taken for a ride. And I’m confident about my movies.
Evil is a sucker for solidity. It always goes for big numbers, for confident granite, for ideological purity, for drilled armies and balanced sheets.
I think it’s important for girls to be confident. Believe in yourself and… everybody’s hot.
There’s a misconception that maybe I’m overly confident or a little vapid or that I am a stereotypical, bratty, spoiled girl who doesn’t have much to bring to the table other than how people perceive her physically.
A lot of people perceive women as sexy based on their outer appeal. But there’s no way to mistake if a woman is confident.
We’re fit, we’re healthy, we eat right, we work out. ‘Plus size model’ does not mean that we’re not healthy. Plus size is not glamourising obesity: it’s about empowering. The message behind the fashion is feeling confident in whatever you’re wearing.
I feel very confident in my skiing. I know I have a good chance to win any race I start.
Not everybody’s confident their whole life.
Being a model, you’re constantly judged on the way you look, but I think you have to be really strong and confident in knowing who you are and not take anything personally, you know, because not everybody can like you, and not everybody will think you’re beautiful.
I’m certainly not shy, but I like playing it because I love those characters that are incredibly confident but really still a mess.
A lot of young directors, they’re not confident; they’re not open to the emotional level of the scene.
It was difficult to find my way into ‘I Am Abraham,’ to feel confident enough to inhabit Lincoln’s persona. I began with a prologue in a neutral voice, wrote of Lincoln at the White House with a sly young reporter quizzing him about his humble origins.
It was the script of ‘VRV’ that brought Gautham Karthik on board. He would not risk his career if he wasn’t confident about the film.
I often do crazy siren noises, or, like, a high-pitched dolphin, just to make sure that all my range is there. I make random noise and blurt out random sounds, to make sure I get rid of any bad nerves. I want to make sure to feel as confident as possible.
I feel confident that the work I’ve put in will make people see me as a music artist before anything else.
I just think a big smile and feeling confident makes you beautiful.
Eighty percent of the things I do are not natural for my personality. I believe you have to fake it till you make it. Act like you’re confident and you’ll get there.
If I don’t feel confident about my body, I’m not going to sit at home and feel sorry for myself and not do something about it. It’s all about taking action and not being lazy. So you do the work, whether it’s fitness or whatever. It’s about getting up, motivating yourself and just doing it.
The internet population is going up and up. I am confident that this will be a huge market.
In fact, in some ways, I actually feel much more confident about the quality of Carousel than I do about The Cottage Builder’s Letter: probably because of its cohesive nature.
I’d always been quite anxious and never felt very confident so I’ve always over-compensated.
I started as an actor, then became a theater director. I loved acting but didn’t feel as confident as I needed to be, so I started directing theater; then I played in some movies, and then I felt the need to do my own stuff.
Through a respectful exchange of ideas and emphasis on shared goals, I am confident we can put many of our disagreements behind us to ensure a better future for all Americans.
I don’t have ugly ducklings turning into swans in my stories. I have ugly ducklings turn into confident ducks.
Before the start of each new series, I go shopping for my ‘Bake Off’ wardrobe. I’ve got increasingly confident with my look and now wear much more colour than I did at the start.
Rex Ryan is definitely a very confident individual and, when you have someone who believes firmly in what he’s speaking, you naturally absorb it.
The funny thing is that I almost find it more difficult now to take a still picture than to be behind a moving camera. I’m just so much more inspired and comfortable and confident when I have that whole operation going. I feel more connected. Snapping a moment doesn’t seem relevant to me anymore.
With film, you can feel confident that you’re doing good work, but never know what it’s going to look like.
I feel traveling certainly does broaden the mind. In my case certainly I feel more confident. It gives you a new perspective on the world.
I’m confident that we have measures in place. And the additional measures that we announced yesterday will be even more protective of our food supply in this country.
I see the Calvin Klein girl as strong, fun, and confident.
I was most impressed with the professionalism of our soldiers stationed there, and I am now more confident than ever that that the operations at Guantanamo are being conducted in a humane and necessary manner.
I think it’s important that, as a matter of course, the brain and spinal column were removed from this cow, and that would be the material that would cause concern in terms of human health. And therefore we’re confident in the safety of the food supply.
I’m much more confident performing than I am in social situations.
My family moved from California to New Jersey in the beginning of my sophomore year of high school. I will never forget the first day in a new school, walking into the cafeteria during lunch and not knowing a single soul. I didn’t feel confident enough to share a seat at just anyone’s table.
I think it’s the mark of a great player to be confident in tough situations.
I’m pretty well-rounded. I can do most of my tricks left and right, in both directions. I try to be smooth and confident. But it’s still developing. I’m still trying to find my own personal touch in the way I ski.
I wasn’t always this confident. Growing up as the awkward gay kid in a small town in Pennsylvania, you’re constantly told, ‘Don’t be yourself, don’t be proud of who you are.’
I just feel to be confident in yourself is to surround yourself with positive people, people that uplift you and are only here for what you do and love what you do.
I’m a virtuoso in my job in that there’s not an actor I can’t go into a scene with and be absolutely confident that, whatever is required of my character, I can do it.
There are a lot of factors in the life of an F1 driver which can combine to make you believe that you are somehow above normality. I think that is a mistake to start believing that. But, at the same time, it is important to be confident.
If you’re extremely confident, taking a loss doesn’t bother you.
When you work and earn money as a child, you need to be confident, but it can make you a bit precocious, and I think I was a bit of a pain for a while when I was young.
I enjoy fashion and taking the effort to present myself well, and I’m glad that a lot of people refer to me as a ‘Hijabster’. I’m not the greatest fan of the term, but I think girls everywhere should be confident in their own skin and be inspired to look and feel good inside and out.
Because I knew I had got success at Ranji level, I was confident I would get some success in international cricket too.
The ability to reflect is associated with critical thinking and reasoning ability. And the capacity to be alone is one of the highest levels of development. It’s important to know how to self-soothe and be confident of other people’s love even when they’re not there in front of you.
Writing music is such a freeing exercise, and it’s really nice to play in that world of being confident, vengeful – getting back at all the bad boyfriends.
Nobody is more individual than you, so be confident with who you are and what you have to offer because everybody has got things to offer.
I never felt bright enough. I never felt confident. I felt that kid coming out of the council estate, like I was never good enough.
I was incredibly – I’ve never been more confident of anything in my life that Hillary Clinton was going to win and Donald Trump would lose by a very large margin.
There is a difference between being arrogant about yourself as a person and being confident that your work has some value. The first is unattractive; the second is healthy and natural.
I was a good 30 pounds overweight throughout high school, and it wasn’t until I was going away to college that I really wanted to make sure I was doing everything possible to feel as confident as I could.
Confidence has not always been something I had in my whole life. But when I found it? Man you don’t have to be confident in every area of your life. Just grab something you’re confident about, and if you coast on that it’ll spill over to other areas in your life. Confidence is contagious, you know?
I can be quite daring with my clothes but I believe that you have to feel comfortable and confident to carry off whatever it is you’re wearing.
Today begins a new saga in my life which I expect to strengthen me and allow me time for reflection… I plan to write music while in prison, read and pray regularly and will come out a stronger, more confident woman.
I think directors should be confident in their leadership capabilities. I think directors should be confident in what they want to do.
Athletes have to be confident and I am thinking like that.
I think that everyone in this world should be confident in who they are and believe in themselves no matter what.
You know how sports teach kids teamwork and how to be strong and brave and confident? Improv was my sport. I learned how to not waffle and how to hold a conversation, how to take risks and actually be excited to fail.
You can only get to a certain point when you feel confident with the simulator and it always changes when you get to the track and you actually drive it for real for the first time.
I’m absolutely confident that the God that I worship abhors violence.
We all hate on ourselves way too much, and there are so many people who think they have to look like those women on TV. That’s so unreasonable. Everybody is supposed to be a different size. And if I can just be confident in myself, then I’ll look better. It’s quantum physics!
I’ve always felt that the more prepared I am, the more confident I would be within the telecast.
There are no makeovers in my books. The ugly duckling does not become a beautiful swan. She becomes a confident duck able to take charge of her own life and problems.
It’s amazing what happens when you’re confident as an artist. The writing completely changes, and you’re no longer depressed about your sound or what it’s going to be or if people are going to like it.
The amount of people that have said, ‘You’ve inspired me to be confident. I’ve come out to my friends because of you,’ that reduces me to tears every time, because I’m just, like, little old me from Hull has had an implication on somebody’s life. That’s massive to me. Massive.
I feel more confident and like I have more to say. I feel like I’m working more than ever, not just from fantasy, but actual experience. I’m an adult now – I actually have experience.
Everyone talks about how, in your 30s, all of these growing pains transition into wisdom and you feel more self-assured and confident, but I think I had a bit of a jump-start on that at 27.
I was once told that I had become too confident and that it made me less likeable. Many successful people will get this at some point, because the people who haven’t followed a similar path can be threatened by someone who has and is unabashed about it.
I don’t possess a lot of self-confidence. I’m an actor so I simply act confident every time I hit the stage.
When our world is telling girls and women who they should be or what they should look like, it is critical that we empower those girls and young women to be confident with who they are.
It would be wrong to say that the city of Berlin is not regulated. What I think is more interesting is to what extent a city creates a sort of safe haven for its users, so that people feel confident that the city works on their behalf.
With somebody like Harrison Ford, they’re so commanding and confident, and you know, he does have a certain power or charisma, and those are things that are sort of ineffable.
If you’re not a confident person, pretend to be one.
I wasn’t cocky, just confident; I went to an all black school, a white kid.
I think I can finally say I am at my most confident and comfortable out there, physically.
I’ll admit that I am not always 100 percent confident because I’m a woman. I’m a woman and I’m human.
If you’re too confident in assuming that America’s and God’s purposes are one, you tiptoe toward idolatry.
If you listen to nature, all the sounds are done in a confident way. I’m trying to do that.
Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident.
I also learned to be more confident, to trust my instincts more.
I wish I was 100 percent confident in my own skin. It’s always a process, but getting older, I’ve become more confident.
Whether you like it or not, the digital age has produced a new format for modern romance, and natural selection may be favoring the quick-thumbed quip peddler over the confident, ice-breaking alpha male.
I try to keep my confidence on the charts, but I’m a confident guy as well. You’ve got to be that way. If you don’t think that you’re the best, then you won’t perform that way.
I was a very confident child. I knew I wanted to be an actress from the age of 5.
I am confident that this legislature will rise above partisan bickering, especially after the public promises its members made last fall, and that it will demonstrate a high capacity for civil service.
The idea that feeling confident and feeling misunderstood are mutually exclusive really bugs me.
You can be cocky and confident, but when you start developing feelings for someone, suddenly your self-esteem drops a bit.
It’s difficult to act in a language that’s not your own. It takes a long time to put your head around it and feel confident with it.
I’m very confident in my sexuality, and I really don’t like talking about my romantic life in the press.
I don’t ever want to seem like I’m trying to command attention through the way I dress – but I have certainly been known to wear everything from a flamboyant suit to something very mellow and classic. I aim to just look and feel confident.
The only thing I know is I ain’t changing my brand. I know what I believe. I’m confident in what I know. And I’m gonna say it. And if folks like it, wonderful. If they don’t like it, I understand.
I’m tired but grateful: choosing to blend parenting and public service has made me a more confident mother and a better legislator.
All good leaders are connectors. They relate well and make people feel confident about themselves and their leader.
We are still confident as a team that we will make it through to the final Cup qualifying round.
I know very well that Berlin attaches great importance to NATO and solidarity, in terms of sharing the burden. For this reason, I feel confident that the German government will take the right decision, one that serves both German and NATO interests.
I’m confident of what I have to achieve in the buildup to London 2012.
I’m confident President Obama will continue his unambiguous commitment to the Jewish state in his second term.
I’ve never been a cocky individual, but I am very confident.
What keeps you confident in a healthy way is knowing that everyone else around you is going to support you and teach you and you’re going to learn from them. I just feel open to learning from people.
I believe in an India of pluralism and diversity, not of religious bigotry and caste politics. I believe in an India that is secure in itself and confident of its place in the world, an India that is a proud example of tolerance, freedom and hope for the downtrodden.
What was I like in 1966? I was 19 years old, very confident, and life was a big adventure.
I’m taking my time. I feel much more confident, and every day I feel like I’m getting better.
You don’t have to feel confident to act confident. In fact, it’s the most important acting job you can learn.
I guess I didn’t feel confident enough to be searching in a big public way. I was very content at the time to toil in obscurity on things that I thought might point me in certain directions or teach me certain things – not knowing what that would be.
In my case, of course, people had a lot of expectations, but that didn’t pressurise me because I’m pretty confident about my musicality and my talent.
I think, whatever ideological coloration we think actually applies to Trump, we can be pretty confident that he sees the American state as a mechanism to make sure that people called Trump are rich forever.
Like our attitude to love, truth and goodness, we seem to be confident about knowing what beauty is – certain, even dogmatic – until we think hard about the idea, whereupon all confidence flies away.
I felt confident at 24, but I am a better driver now.
I like clothes that are easy to wear. I like to be comfortable and confident. When people have an inner sense of confidence, they’re more beautiful.
The good thing about Curtis is he’s very confident and secure in himself, so he doesn’t waste his energy on any negative comments.
I wasn’t very confident about clothes; I was always hunting through racks, never sure what looked right. It can be like that again when you’re older.
With a fractured sense of self, we come to depend on what people feed back to us – often mediated through social networks – not what we are. We have complex identities but may become less able to act as a subject – confident in what we really are.
To be confident going out and performing, I need to be with my son for as long as possible; then I know I’m happy, and he’s happy, and I can go out and put all my energy into performing.
I am a big, confident, happy woman who had a loving childhood, a pleasant career, and a wonderful marriage. I feel very lucky.
I’ve dated girls that aren’t, this is gonna sound so horrible, that aren’t super smart, but they still are super confident, and that’s more what I’ve been attracted to is the confidence and the sense of humor.
My mom always told me one of the reasons that she was really happy in her life was that, if Dad never worked again, she was confident that she could support the family.
I’m confident that Senate Republicans will put up a very strong and valiant effort to continue doing what we’re united around.
When you’re strong physically, it improves your strength in every other facet of your life. You’re more confident, your self-esteem is higher, and your self image is better.
I’m very confident that the solutions that we are developing are going to be effective not only in application in Iraq, but also will be very helpful for potential homeland security situations as well.
If you are calm about your ambitions, you become confident of achieving what you set out to do.
All performers get on stage because they need to feel love from an audience. I might appear confident, but those three seconds before I get out there, I’m a mess. But I have to take the risk; otherwise, I’d be miserable and would feel like I wasn’t seeing through my personal destiny.
No matter what shape or size you are, you should feel confident in your own skin. You should feel like a beautiful woman, no matter what!
We can approach God’s throne with boldness because we are confident in the power of what Jesus accomplished for us at the cross.
Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue.
I thrive on having support around me, even if they are not actively doing something. I feel happier, more confident.
But as an entrepreneur you have to feel like you can jump out of an aeroplane because you’re confident that you’ll catch a bird flying by. It’s an act of stupidity, and most entrepreneurs go splat because the bird doesn’t come by, but a few times it does.
I’m prone to getting dark circles under my eyes when I’m tired, so I l use cover-up and instantly feel more confident.
A lot of people are seeing me as an arrogant, confident kid. It doesn’t worry me.
I feel quite confident that audiences on both sides of the Atlantic are growing ‘dumber,’ if what you really mean to say is ‘less culturally literate.’
People just need to be confident in their own skin and be proud of themselves.
Sequencing is a really big factor in preparing for a team that you’ve faced several times. For me, at the end of the day, I feel like if I execute, regardless if I were to use same sequencing as I have in the past against these guys, I still feel confident in my ability to have success.
It’s a very hard goal. But, what I want is to tell people who are getting bullied to stand up to the bully and not let it be OK – tell a teacher, the principal, or your parents. I want people to stand up and to be confident.
On the microphone, I’m not scared to step up and say, ‘This is my ability, this is how good I am.’ In other areas of life, I’m not so confident; I’m still adjusting to the photo shoots, all that stuff. But behind the mic, I’m fully confident.
I don’t feel we need to be independent for me to feel confident in my Scottish identity. I think Scotland is pretty comfortable in its identity. We won’t need independence to preserve it… if we don’t become independent, it won’t disappear; it isn’t under existential threat.
I think on stage there’s a side of me that comes out that’s very fierce and confident.
Over the years, I’ve learned that a confident person doesn’t concentrate or focus on their weaknesses – they maximize their strengths.
With Nani, what struck me was his confidence. It has been a revelation. Nani, the most confident actor and it is a pleasure to work with him. Will do a film with him anytime given a chance.
When I started writing, I did have some idealised notion of my dad as a writer. But I have less and less of a literary rivalry with him as I’ve gone on. I certainly don’t feel I need his approval, although maybe that’s because I’m confident that I’ve got it.
This is America’s Team and we are confident this outstanding group of athletes will make our country proud.
Being confident is the key to life. Don’t be afraid to be you! I’m super different from a lot of kids my age with style and personality, and I’m OK with it. And if you are OK with it, everyone else will be, too. Just be yourself.
I am confident that partnering my Dollywood Company with a great company like Gaylord will create something truly special.
I know a lot is going to be on our shoulders, especially the way we’re starting games out. We have to start faster; I have to be sharper from the start, and I will be. And I’m confident that if we can get this thing started out a little better each week that we can get on that roll and be tough to stop.
I found when talking with many other women that they sometimes are more reluctant to toot their own horn, to talk about their success. They have to be more confident in doing that. That is not always the case, but there is that element that women don’t put forth who they are.
Um, yeah 15-year-olds don’t lead at an LPGA event all the time. But like I said, I’m very surprised. I’ve been playing really good golf and I’m confident with my game.
I wasn’t the most confident kid in school and college.
It helps being on a good team with a winning culture and just being confident in myself.
It’s very easy to confuse confident motion with being productive – and they’re not the same thing. Productive to me means measurable outcomes that apply to my most important to-dos that positively affect my life. That’s it.
If a woman is confident, she believes in herself and is really happy from the inside, you’ll see that glow.
The message behind every brand that’s plus size is about making a woman feel confident in any shape or size. Now straight size, it’s all about the signature brand and how to look good in that one brand, and not necessarily how to look good for yourself.
I am confident of doing well because I am enjoying my sport again.
I’m confident to say that if you want to grow in a profession, consistency is the key… I’m strict about my work goals and training.
I was always – maybe stupidly so – very confident.
I feel confident. I feel empowered. I feel in control.
I feel like if you feel good about a script, and you feel confident about your ability to direct and just capture it right, it’s all just, really, really in your favor there.
The more matches I play, the more confident I get.
I love how confident she is, plus we also come from the same hometown, Houston, Texas. Her name is Beyonce Knowles. I love her so, so, so much. I love how hard she works.
I’m astonished to say, but people are really pleased to hear what happened to me, the way I got a little bit more confident, the people I’ve met, and the things I didn’t know.
As long as Muslims were confident they could not be defeated, but now we are just puppets.
I’m confident that if you do what’s right, and you work hard and you pray a lot, no matter what it is, everything will just fall into place.
It’s not normal for a white guy to get corn rows; a lot of people judged me. I like the way it looks, so you have to be confident.
Some men think that if you’re empowered and sure of yourself then you’re a man-hater, but it’s like, ‘No, I’m just the same as you are, but maybe just a tiny bit more confident.’
A lot of film directors are quite scared of actors. They are a bit of a nightmare sometimes, but I like them. It looks like cunning, but you try to get extra things from them all the time, by stealth, by making them feel confident, so they trust you and you can push a bit.
We need to be confident. We need not to blink.
If you sit and wait to feel like you are the most confident person in the room, you are probably going to be left by yourself.
I am confident that I am capable of leading projects, which are even complex.
I am confident my Hindutva face will be an asset when dealing with foreign affairs with other nations.
Confident is believing in yourself. Being humble is, even though you believe in yourself and you know what you’re capable of, you still work 10 times harder than your opponent to make sure you get the output you want.
I’m not confident around compliments or being celebrated, and I’m not comfortable with the thought of envy, which some people thrive on.
Physically, when you are fit, mentally you are more alert and confident.
After ‘Where the Wild Things Are,’ I guess I felt more confident as a writer.
I can’t change my bra size. They’re natural! I can work out and I can stay healthy and motivated, but I can’t change some things. I really just live my life. I love my body. It’s what God gave me! I feel confident with myself, and if that inspires other women to feel confident with their bodies, great.
Should we find a second form of life right here on our doorstep, we could be confident that life is a truly cosmic phenomenon. If so, there may well be sentient beings somewhere in the galaxy wondering, as do we, if they are not alone in the universe.
I am confident the Obama administration will work professionally with any Israeli government.
I like guys who are confident but not cocky, who are comfortable with themselves, and who know what they want.
In order to grow emotionally and mentally, sometimes you have to grow physically as well. I’m just trying to grow, man, and always I just want to be the best and most confident me I can be.
I actually think of myself as quite a shy person, although I know I give the impression of someone much more confident. I think what I do have is a capacity to listen to the other, even if the other is an opponent. That leads, in all senses of the word, to an engagement.
Research shows that if patients believe they are taking the real drug, they are more confident of improving and, so, improve even if they are actually on the placebo. Conversely, if they suspect they are taking the placebo, their expectancy of improvement declines, and so does their improvement.
I think everyone is most confident when they are just being themselves and not trying to impress others.
A book cannot apologize for what people may think it should be. It has to be authoritative. That’s what I want as a reader – I want to be confident that the book will do its job.
Sexiness is all about your personality, being genuine and confident, and being a good person.
On bad days, I like to wear something colourful so I strike attention. That’s how I appear confident to others – and how I get confident.
I tend to have this perverse reaction to authority and stress: I become more confident and clear when a challenge is enormous.
I don’t consider myself to be incredibly confident, or really lacking in confidence. When you’re on Jonathan Ross’ or Graham Norton’s show, inevitably there’s something to sell. And there’s a live audience; you’re sat between Cameron Diaz and Tinie Tempah – I don’t really see it as ‘me.’ It would be odd if it was.
Everyone should be allowed to participate in sport, because it helps you to become more confident. That is important for women in India, because we are not always treated as equals.
I think, for anybody – not even when you’re on stage – it’s good to dress in the way that you’re comfortable; it definitely boosts your confidence. If you’re worried about what you look like the whole time, you’re not going to be able to be confident.
I get really upset seeing my friends who are mums crying because they feel like they’re not good enough. Clever, confident, kind young women all going, ‘I’m ruining my child’s life.’
Basically, I’m more confident in my whole game.
It has worked great good in other communities in the state where it has been honestly and faithfully tried, and I feel confident it will do the same in Pitt, if we faithfully administer the law, and that it will bring gladness and joy into the homes of the people.
Later in life, when my kids struggle to understand a tricky concept or master a new skill, I want them to have the strength and experience to tell themselves, ‘I don’t know how to do this… yet!’ I want them to be confident that, even if something seems challenging today, they have what it takes to figure it out.
I’m not comparing myself with anyone, but I am very confident about my captaincy, as I have already led India and in the IPL also. I have confidence I can bring out each player’s ability fully and also give them a lot of confidence… I would like to stick to what I know best and what I have confidence in.
I really feel confident about my dancing now, so I hope there could be a place for me in the West End or on Broadway – maybe a musical, maybe my own show.
I’m very confident that not only will the other candidates who ran for this office support me but all of their supporters will as well. So yes, I’m very confident that I will get their support.
I am confident that the vast majority of teachers will work with us towards achieving that goal.
The guys that do have the confidence to hit on me are not necessarily my type, but they think they are because I’m a pop star; I sing songs, do movies. I like to feel sexy and confident on stage.
I am confident only when I am constantly in motion. Between projects, the doubt creeps in.
When parents are confident that their children will live, they have fewer of them. They invest more in each child’s food, health and education.
I worked with the best – Givenchy, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent – and it gave me an ability to be confident. It turned me into a CEO and a creative director and a brand.
We are still looking for opportunities in plantation, in palm oil. When it is bad, you want to buy because, in the long term, I am confident that plantation is a good bet. To me, it is always in demand; there is no substitute yet for palm oil.
It’s never too late to get fit; it’s never too late to feel good and confident and change the way you eat and train. Just give it a go and momentum will take you the rest of the way.
Even many of the teenagers who feel confident on navigating the web simply don’t have the skills needed to ‘write and create’ digital tools, not simply consume them.
I’m trying not to put myself into anything I’m not 100 percent confident about.
There’s nothing wrong with a woman being comfortable, confident.
I’m quite confident with the way that I look but you find something else to focus on don’t you if, I mean I, I have body issues that’s my thing so you find something to focus on when you’re a perfectionist, I think.
An economically confident America has – since becoming a world power at the start of the 20th century – tended toward global engagement. It is during times of economic stress (1930s, 1970s) that America has become more withdrawn.
We need the middle class to feel more confident about its prospects and about its future. We need to cut down on this anxiety that sees some people succeeding and the majority struggling – having to make choices between paying for their kids’ education or saving for their own retirement.
I knew that if I wrote a new book every six months or every year, if I continued to read great books, eventually I would write something worthy of publication. I understood I might be in my forties or my fifties or even my sixties, but I felt confident that it would happen.
Unless we get serious about addressing Iran’s regional ambitions in places like Syria, then our allies are never going to be confident that we have a strategy for the region.
Our success as a global brand has been directly related to how we select locations where we are confident our particular clients desire to be. Los Cabos, Mexico is the ideal Engel & Volkers market, growing in popularity among world luxury travelers seeking exceptional properties for second home opportunities.
So this is the only TV show in America where I am quite confident that you, the audience, will share my excitement when I tell you that coming up in our next segment, we have the best graph ever. Best graph ever.
I say I’m not shy, but… Acting is a very vulnerable experience, and you’ve got to be really confident to put yourself out there to be judged.
There’s no single person on this planet that’s worth more than the other. Know your worth. Be confident in yourself.
You’ve got to have a good public education system so small-business owners, when they locate to an area, are confident their kids are getting the best education possible. I feel strongly about local control in school districts.
If you want to wear something and you feel confident, you are going to rock it. That’s what I love about fashion: it’s your choice and your chance to express yourself.
There’s something you do when you’re completely confident that just can’t be replicated when you know you’re doing something wrong.
There are times when a leader must move out ahead of the flock, go off in a new direction, confident that he is leading his people the right way.
I think people, in general, need to be more confident in the natural skin.
I don’t know why, but at the end of games, for some reason, I just get more confident. I just think it’s natural. I think it’s something I’ve embraced from a young age.
Every sport has its dangers. I’ve been pretty lucky, knock on wood. But I’ve had really confident, brave and smart horses growing up, which I think is important when you’re young. You are working with massive animals over big fences, and especially at this top level, there is really no room for error.
I’d love to hear what confident, intelligent women in the industry have to say: Rachel McAdams, Carey Mulligan, Angelina Jolie, Kristen Wiig and Tina Fey. I would stand in line all day for that panel.
I’m confident in some of the things that I wear, regardless of what other people are wearing.
Ancient Rome was as confident of the immutability of its world and the continual expansion and improvement of the human lot as we are today.
Africa Rising is as much about improving standards of governance as it is about an increasingly confident youths and civil society. It is also about businessmen and women who are stepping beyond national borders and going global.
I have always admired stylishly confident women who dress with great authority. This lifelong love of elegance began with the humble wardrobe of my late grandmother Mrs. Bennie Frances Davis.
I’m confident in all my fights. You have to be. You have to put any negative thoughts aside.
I feel pretty confident in my own ability.
I’m very uncomfortable about the way I look but confident as a man.
We like to be confident.
Sometimes, if you fake confidence long enough, you’re going to be confident.
I think I’m learning to be bolder in my career choices and be more confident in my personal life. I haven’t always felt very secure as an individual, but now I feel I certain confidence and sense of self that gets me through the day a lot better than before.
I was always confident that I knew. I never expected this.
I won’t put a product out that I don’t 100 percent believe in. All of my products are made from the best ingredients and are made to make a woman feel like herself, only prettier and more confident.
Who of us is able to read and understand and be entirely confident of the validity of his title to the land he lives on, and which he has redeemed from a state of nature by the most indefatigable industry and perseverance?
Clarity is the most important thing. I can compare clarity to pruning in gardening. You know, you need to be clear. If you are not clear, nothing is going to happen. You have to be clear. Then you have to be confident about your vision. And after that, you just have to put a lot of work in.
Be your own artist, and always be confident in what you’re doing. If you’re not going to be confident, you might as well not be doing it.
If I feel confident wearing something, I think it translates in photographs. It changes my demeanor and posture.
I was fat and ugly. In school, I was disgustingly obese. I used to be the butt of ridicule, and that made me withdraw into a shell. It made me miserable, unsure of myself. I was far from confident.
I’d like to set a story in Australia, but I would need to feel confident my German and U.S. readers, for example, would stay with me.
If you want to play it safe, mix a lot of colors in the same tone and that is such an easy way to feel modern and feel a little confident.
People have to be confident about their sites. We’re confident, number one, because under my administration we’re managing our airports better than we’ve ever done before.
Because I have moderated two general election debates – in 2004 and 2008 – I know better than to carp from the sidelines. I am confident in my accomplishment of having had Queen Latifah portray me on ‘Saturday Night Live’ both years.
Any time it’s a Swanton, I’m confident. But if I feel I can’t do it, I won’t do it.
Women who start out as ugly ducklings don’t become beautiful swans. What they mainly become is confident ducks. They take charge of their lives.
Sure I faced the troubles and challenges that most actors and actresses face until they get noticed, but I was always confident of myself and my capabilities.
I’m going to have to be impressed and feel confident in the people I’m handing a book to – or I’m not going to do it. Once you hand it to them, you’re out. You have no control over it.
At 50 you’re more confident, more comfortable in your skin and you don’t put up with nonsense, especially from men.
The assumption that nature is all there is, and that nature has been governed by the same rules at all times and places, makes it possible for natural science to be confident that it can explain such things as how life began.
Every day, every one of us sets the stage for our sentiment, our confidence, and our success by getting dressed. When you feel great, when you feel your best, it opens up a world of possibility. Feeling confident and self-assured are important inputs into good days, successful days, and happy days.
I am not a fan of rats or pigeons. In New York City, they have become very confident. When I was a child, you went on the subways, and the rats would stay down on the tracks, but now they hang out on the platform.
Since becoming a pop star, I’ve experimented a lot more. I’ve gotten more creative with what I wear. My stylist is a bit more adventurous than I would normally be, but it’s really worked, and the colours really work together. I think everyone should be a bit more confident: if it’s a summer’s day, wear some bright colours.
I think I’m pretty confident, and I know I’m different than everyone else, so I’m going to do what’s me.
I design to make women feel confident and beautiful.
Just find what works for you, what style suits you best, and just be confident enough to rock it.
Style is dressing the way that you feel confident and what is appropriate for you, your age, your body type.
I had noticed men were much more confident in their clothes. So I sought through trouser suits, trench coats, tuxedos, and pea coats to give women the same confidence.
I’m confident in my ability to maintain a career. I don’t know if it will be doing either independent films or plays in New England.
I think being an Asian woman has been more of an advantage than a disadvantage. It helps me stand out from the rest of the entertainers out there. Again, being from such an ethnically diverse place like New York, you get comfortable and confident with being different!
I remember Tyra Banks giving me encouraging advice during my first Victoria’s Secret commercial shoot. I was so nervous, and she told me to just relax and be confident – that made me feel very comfortable.
I’ve never really been a confident person, except from a musical standpoint. I had to push myself early on, but it got easier with each gig.
Some people think that confidence is something that some people just have. Even though I may look confident strutting in a two-piece on a stage, there are days when I’m so nervous, or I feel like, ‘Oh my gosh, I don’t know if I can do this.’
I’m pretty confident about my sobriety, but I don’t want to get too confident because that’s when I’ll crash.
I wasn’t a naturally confident, extravert, outgoing person.
We can assure you today that there is no E. coli in Chipotle. We have thoroughly tested our food, we have thoroughly tested our surfaces, and we are confident that Chipotle is a safe place to eat.
When you believe in yourself, and you always give 100% in a relationship, you’re very confident in the value of your love. But for some people, there’s that feeling that the grass is always greener.
Since I knew my deaf identity since birth, it wasn’t hard for me to be comfortable, confident, and independent in a hearing world.
Being behind the camera is where I feel comfortable. I’ve found something that I feel I, as ‘Michael,’ can be as confident in as ‘Johnny’ was on the stage. It’s great being part of the creative process. You’re right at the start of an idea, and you get to see it all the way through till the end.
That was one of those moments where I felt so confident. I played three matches in the same day.
I’ve spent a part of my life focused on acting, so if there was an opportunity that I’m right for and I feel confident, I would definitely go for it.
I have a good sense of humor. I’m confident, passionate and honest. I’m a people person.
I guess I look strange a bit. Strange but confident. I’m not like a model or anything. I always compare this to wearing a hat. You can wear the strangest hat, but if you think it’s cool, then you’ll look cool.
To be entirely honest, I am an extremely confident person, and I don’t think I would have gotten into this business if I felt that I wasn’t going to succeed and I intend to be in this business, for the rest of my life.
Elizabeth Hurley and I had a lot of fun together. She’s a very beautiful, confident woman.
You have to be confident enough to pick yourself up and go to 30 meetings and be told no every time and not take that to heart.
With agents, I’ve learned to bring them into the process when I feel confident. You’re the only one that can really know what’s right for your career. You’re on a wing and a prayer through most of it.
You should always feel confident in everything you wear, no matter what trend you fit or don’t fit into.
I had big problems with stage fright in the past. I think, slowly, as I’ve gotten better at it, I’ve started to enjoy it. It’s made me a more confident person in my normal life. I can open up and be myself in situations that used to be abject terror.
I’m comfortable and confident about the future.
The only way to be happy and be a more enjoyable person to be around is to embrace what you’ve got. Everyone has issues about their body, but I feel confident now. I’m healthy and happy.
It was not easy to convince someone to put their hard-earned money into my work. But if we have the talent and confidence and if the producers are confident of your work, it is not difficult to get a producer.
Occasionally, if I am very confident in the establishment, I’ll risk an egg salad on Dutch crunch, but I must be very confident indeed.
People in Eastern Washington should be confident in knowing that the government will not come and seize their property or farm land. Legislation is needed to correct this decision and restore the principle of having limited government involvement.
It’s important to make women feel confident, because I think they are more important than men.
‘We Are Pop Culture’ is my clothing line for women that started with just T-shirts. The clothing line is urban street wear. It’s for women that feel confident in their own skin and want to express themselves. The whole idea is to play with modern pop culture and previous pop culture using art and sayings.
To be able to make statements, you need to be confident about what you think. You need to have a sense of right and wrong.
Without being the most confident person in the world, I think I am the right person for Liverpool.
I’m very confident on my feet.
I’m anything but confident.
This is my third ABC show over the last four years, so we were afraid that nobody would find it. ABC was really struggling and so we just weren’t very confident that it would find an audience.
It was always important to me to be confident and strong with myself. It didn’t happen overnight, but I’ve learned that the only way you can start to control things is if you feel a certain way about yourself.
Young conductors who are confident enough, they very often have success.
Self-confidence has always been one of my good qualities. I am always very confident. It is in my nature to be confident, to be aggressive. And it applies in my batting as well as wicketkeeping.
I’m confident as hell when I step in front of the mic.
I’m confident in our resolve to make the decisions necessary to keep our country and our people safe and prosperous and I look forward to representing the citizens of Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District for the next two years.
Each time I’ve gone to the studio, the songs have got better and I’ve got more confident.
We should keep in mind that it is easy to concoct stories explaining the past or to become confident about dubious scenarios of the future. We should view both explanations and prophecies with skepticism.
All Christians should be able to articulate reasons why they believe what they believe – not just for the sake of our spiritually confused friends, but also so that we ourselves will have a deeper and more confident faith.
The only thing we are as actors are messengers. That’s all we are. Correct? We are delivering the playwright’s intention through the concept of the director. And I come on stage; if I feel confident in the role, then I give it away.
The clothes are not making me… If I like it, that’s all that matters…It’s not about the clothes. It’s about how I am as a person and how confident I am.
Anyone can wear my dresses. They will look good on any figure, no matter what shape you are. I want to celebrate a woman’s inner strength, to inspire real women and make them feel confident and beautiful.
I’m confident being at Universal, which is a great home for me, ’cause they understand what I’m trying to do.
You have to be really, really confident in your decision to marry somebody. I don’t think my parents were stupid, but I do think maybe it was rushed. But if they hadn’t gotten married, my sister and I wouldn’t be here. I think everything happens for a reason. I’ve always believed that.
The Democratic voters of the 26th district know me well, and I am confident I will have their support.
As a child, I was always intrigued by the question: what is it that distinguishes a city from a town? Is it size? Population? Location? When I asked grown-ups, the confident answer was that a city has to have a cathedral – which, to a child raised in a devout Catholic setting, made sense.
The ideal situation would be to bypass all of the drama and mayhem and just get the music right to the people. I’m confident that we’ll eventually figure it out.
Faith is an act of rational choice, which determines us to act as if certain things were true, and in the confident expectation that they will prove to be true.
My mum taught me that bodies are bodies, and they come in all shapes and sizes – we should be free about that. My legs are a bit dangly, and my knees point inwards. Everyone has insecurities, but I try not to focus on them. It’s important to be confident with what you’ve got.
I’m confident that the terrorists are aware that from the curb to the cockpit we’ve got additional security measures that didn’t exist a couple of years ago.
Yeah, I’m certainly a lot more confident on this one than I was one the last one, which I think can be a good thing and a bad thing. But, at least I slept while making this film.
When I was little, I wasn’t so little. I had a big old round belly and I was really clumsy, but I was super confident.
I don’t think I’ve ever sent a text to Gordon Brown because I’m confident that he would absolutely have no idea how to receive it. He barely managed to master WordPerfect 4.1.
Before, I was like ‘Oh my God, I have to do this media, this media and this media,’ but now I’ve learned these are stages you need to go through. If you play really good golf, you’re going to get more media attention and more interest in you, and you’ll get more confident handling it.
I am confident. My style of play is to control a game. You have to be smart in your brain and fast.
I’ve always believed fitness is an entry point to help you build that happier, healthier life. When your health is strong, you’re capable of taking risks. You’ll feel more confident to ask for the promotion. You’ll have more energy to be a better mom. You’ll feel more deserving of love.
If you are confident about yourself and wear what you love, you will exude a style of your own.
Gay men have to go through something to own their – who they are. They get beat up. They get ostracized. Whatever they go through, if they survive it, they come out very confident people.
Confidence is highly overrated when it comes to creating literature. A writer who is overly confident will not engage in the struggle to get it exactly right on the page – but rather, will assume that she’s getting it right without the struggle.
I’ve been a staunch advocate of women’s empowerment, and I’ve worked hard throughout my career to advance the cause. It is heartening to see that gender equality is really becoming more of a reality. There is still much more to be done, and I’m confident that, by working together, we can empower women worldwide.
If I win seven tournaments in a row, I get so confident I’m in a cloud. A loss gets me eager again.
I guess I say this for younger actors out there: you have to be brave, and you have to be ready to fail, and that’s the only way you can be unique. So when a director is confident enough in what they’re doing, and they allow their actors to be brave and bring in stuff, the more likely it’s going to work out okay.
I’m confident that the commitment of the co-chairs of the Ferguson Commission – along with the work of other local leaders and the Missouri General Assembly – will have a very positive impact as this community works to move forward.
I’m confident and really optimistic.
When you’re throwing the football the way you want to, you’re not thinking about it. You’re not thinking about your drop or your release point or the trajectory or where your feet are. It’s just coming off your hand exactly the way you want it to, fluid and confident.
I am confident in who I am.
The more confident one becomes, the less one needs all people to be the same.
One can find a squalid America as easily as a scenic America; a bitter, hopeless America as easily as the confident America of polyethylene wrapping, new cars, and camping trips in the summer.
I am absolutely confident that St. Louis can attract major players in technology and make the companies that are here blossom.
I sort of feel that climate change will be solved by science. I just feel instinctively that we will find a way of saving ourselves. But I am less confident that we won’t destroy ourselves in other ways.
I’m just really confident sexually, and I think that sort of oozes out of my pores. It’s just there. It’s something I don’t have to turn on.
It’s interesting that instead of having to get tighter and more restricted for a collaboration, strangely enough, from the beginning, we’ve actually been more confident that we could handle this.
But I also enjoy life… the more scrutiny I am under, the more confident I become. I am who I am. I can’t do anything about it, and I love who I am.
People must be confident that a judge’s decisions are determined by the law and only the law. He must be faithful to the Constitution and statutes passed by Congress. Fidelity to the Constitution and the law has been the cornerstone of my life and the hallmark of the kind of judge I have tried to be.
I haven’t always been confident enough to rock different styles because I used to be really shy.
There’s this constant guilt that comes with parenting. You always feel like you’re never enough. If you’re confident in your parenting, you probably suck at it.
I am confident that when the facts and policies have been examined, when the record of performances have been reviewed, Barack Obama and Joe Biden will once again be elected to lead our beloved country to a better future.
To wear a gray tweed suit, you have to be mature and confident in yourself. Some people can’t pull it off.
I want to say, embrace your sexuality, own it, be confident, but you don’t have to show everything. Respect yourself, and make others respect you.
Here’s the most mysterious thing to me. I look back at those first plays I did and the first movies I did, and I only have one question, which is, ‘What was I so confident about? Where did I get that?
If I train well and stay focused, I’m confident I can deliver when the time comes.
It remains to be seen whether the more optimistic scenario for Sino-American relations can be realised. Much rests on the shoulders of the two leaders: Obama on this score has so far been disappointing; the early signs are that Xi is a highly confident leader who thinks big.