“Although society places a great deal of importance on being confident, there are no genuine benefits except feeling good. In fact, lower confidence is key to gaining competence, which is the only effective strategy for gaining genuine confidence—confidence that is warranted by one’s actual competence.”
“You must stir it and stump it, and blow your own trumpet, or trust me, you haven’t a chance.”
Gilbert and Sullivan
Here are a few more inspiring quotes to boost your confidence this morning.
“In order to succeed, you have to be the best you. Oscar Wilde was right: ‘Everyone else is already taken.’”