51 Self-Confidence Building Quotes for Women of All Ages

Sometimes all you need to build self-confidence is to hear it. To hear that you’re worth it. To hear that you already have the confidence in you, and that all you need to do is find it. No matter your age, background, occupation or body type, you’re worth it, and YOU are incredible just the way you are. If you need a reminder, read this list of confidence quotes from the the fiercest women throughout history, and be reminded that it was there all along.

The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence. - Blake Lively

“The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.” – Blake Lively

“Get more confidence by doing things that excite and frighten you.” – Jessica Williams

“There’s a confidence and sense of self that comes with age that I didn’t anticipate.” – Jillian Michaels

“Through my education, I didn’t just develop skills, I didn’t just develop the ability to learn, but I developed confidence.” – Michelle Obama

“It’s all about confidence and how you feel about yourself. There’s no such thing as a perfect woman. I like imperfections – that’s what makes you unique.” – Hayley Hasselhoff

“Confidence comes with maturity, being more accepting of yourself.” – Nicole Scherzinger

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

“I think about trust and confidence as something that you earn every day, and we will keep at it, earning it every day.” – Lynn Good

“If you’re presenting yourself with confidence, you can pull off pretty much anything.” – Katy Perry

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Don’t take anything for granted. If you don’t believe in yourself, nobody else will. Have a little more confidence.” – Cathy Moriarty

It is confidence in our bodies, minds, and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures. - Oprah Winfrey

“It is confidence in our bodies, minds, and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures.” – Oprah Winfrey

“I have a lot of confidence in myself, and I love that challenge as well. I love going to every competition as the favourite. It’s something I relish.” – Katie Taylor

“I never had confidence – never. The hardest thing to know is your own worth, and it took me years and years to find out what mine is.” – Peggy Lipton

“I have a confidence about my life that comes from standing tall on my own two feet.” – Jane Fonda

“Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.” – Brene Brown

“I’ve finally stopped running away from myself. Who else is there better to be?” – Goldie Hawn

“I think confidence is a true form of beauty.” – Becky G

“Find what makes you feel comfortable. The confidence you wear your clothes in is what’s really going to shine.” – Hayley Hasselhoff

“The level of confidence women are able to build in women-only groups is important.” – Mae Jemison

“Believing in yourself and having confidence gives you outer strength.” – Nikki Bella

Don’t live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable. - Wendy Wasserstein

“Don’t live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable.” – Wendy Wasserstein

“Confidence isn’t optimism or pessimism, and it’s not a character attribute. It’s the expectation of a positive outcome.” – Rosabeth Moss Kanter

“Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.” – Dorothy M. Neddermeyer

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

“Doubt can motivate you, so don’t be afraid of it. Confidence and doubt are at two ends of the scale, and you need both. They balance each other out.” – Barbra Streisand

“I think the best way to have confidence is not to allow everyone else’s insecurities to be your own.” – Jessie J

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

“I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.” – Anna Freud

“I taught myself confidence. When I’d walk into a room and feel scared to death, I’d tell myself, ‘I’m not afraid of anybody.’ And people believed me. You’ve got to teach yourself to take over the world.” – Priyanka Chopra

“Confidence. If you have it, you can make anything look good.” – Diane von Furstenberg

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. - Helen Keller

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

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

“For me, so far, confidence has been a journey, not a destination.” – Jessica Williams

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be?” – Marianne Williamson

“I think confidence does come with time, and I’ve been really surprised by that, actually.” – Kate Winslet

“Confidence is everything. Confidence is what makes that simple white tee and jeans look good.” – Ciara

“It takes a lot for you to find your confidence, but you shouldn’t let someone else be the person to find it for you.” – Justine Skye

“I had to grow to love my body. I did not have a good self-image at first. Finally it occurred to me, I’m either going to love me or hate me. And I chose to love myself. Then everything kind of sprung from there. Things that I thought weren’t attractive became sexy. Confidence makes you sexy.” – Queen Latifah

“When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn’t.” – Jodi Picoult

“Success gave me confidence as an artist. And now I’m able to do what I want without anybody thinking it’s dumb.” – Amy Lee

My confidence comes from the daily grind – training my butt off day in and day out. - Hope Solo

“My confidence comes from the daily grind – training my butt off day in and day out.” – Hope Solo

“Sometimes, if you fake confidence long enough, you’re going to be confident.” – Elle King

“I think my confidence has developed over the years in terms of the speed at which I will reveal how collaborative I want to be.” – Olivia Wilde

“You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.” – Rosalynn Carter

“You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous.” – Gabby Douglas

“I developed a great sense of self-confidence when I was very young.” – Christie Hefner

“Confidence is the most beautiful thing you can possess.” – Sabrina Carpenter

“Noble and great. Courageous and determined. Faithful and fearless. That is who you are and who you have always been. And understanding it can change your life, because this knowledge carries a confidence that cannot be duplicated any other way.” – Sheri L. Dew

“Love who you are, embrace who you are. Love yourself. When you love yourself, people can kind of pick up on that: they can see confidence, they can see self-esteem, and naturally, people gravitate towards you.” – Lilly Singh

“You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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