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Why You Should Not Settle For Less

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“When you come to see you are not as wise today as you thought you were yesterday, you are wiser today.”- Anthony De Mello

“When you come to see

you are not as wise today

as you thought you were yesterday,

you are wiser today.”-

Anthony De Mello


16 Uplifting Samuel Johnson Quotes On How To Gain Confidence In Life

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Confidence is the key to success. It is what you need to break barriers in your life. It is what you need to take great action. If you don’t believe in yourself, don’t give up. It takes time to build self-confidence. According to E.E. Cummings, “Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or experience that reveals the human spirit.” And if you want to do it, try to do something that really scares you.

Here are 16 uplifting quotes that will help build your own self-confidence:

“The true, strong, and sound mind is the mind that can embrace equally great things and small.”- Samuel Johnson

Courage is a quality so necessary for maintaining virtue that it is always respected, even when it is associated with vice.”- Samuel Johnson

If you are idle, be not solitary; if you are solitary, be not idle.”- Samuel Johnson

“Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.”-

Samuel Johnson


“A man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.”- Samuel Johnson

“All argument is against it; but all belief is for it.“- Samuel Johnson

“The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.”- Samuel Johnson

“Attack is the reaction; I never think I have hit hard unless it rebounds.”- Samuel Johnson

“A man of genius has been seldom ruined by himself.”- Samuel Johnson

“Nothing is little to him that feels it with great sensibility.”- Samuel Johnson

“Hope is itself a species of happiness…”- Samuel Johnson

Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation; you do not find it among gross people.”- Samuel Johnson

“Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.”- Samuel Johnson

“The world is not yet exhausted: let me see something to-morrow which I never saw before.”- Samuel Johnson

“Nothing… will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must be first overcome.”- Samuel Johnson

“Hope is necessary in every condition.“- Samuel Johnson