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"All reluctance is a lack of confidence." - Todd Duncan

"Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence." - Vince Lombardi

"Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself." - Potter Stewart

"Our greatest weakness is lack of self-confidence." - Angela Ahrendts

"The Achilles Heel of the Americas was the lack of cultural confidence typical of new settlers." - Arthur Erickson

"Lack of Confidence, low Self-Esteem, and depleted Mojo are symptoms of inadequate Strength Training." - Steve Ilg

"Greed is the lack of confidence of one's own ability to create." - Vanna Bonta

"There is a close connection between lack of confidence and the passionate state of mind." - Eric Hoffer

"Jealousy is the result of one's lack of self-confidence, self-worth, and self-acceptance." - Sasha Azevedo

"There's no such thing as lack of confidence. You either have it or you don't." - Rob Andrew

"Fear is the result of a lack of confidence. A lack of confidence is the result of not knowing what you can do. A lack of knowing what you can do is caused by a lack of experience. A lack of experience is caused by a lack of doing something new." - Dale Carnegie

"I lack confidence as an actor." - Charles Durning

"It's not the lack of ability or opportunity that holds you back; it is only a lack of confidence in yourself." - Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Houghton

"Doubt is a lack of confidence or assurance that God will keep his promises. Faith is an active confidence that God's promises are always true." - James MacDonald

"Any lack of confidence in the economic future or the basic strength of business in the United States is foolish." - Herbert Hoover

"Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself. It is a hallmark of an authoritarian regime." - Potter Stewart

"I still say a church steeple with a lightening rod on top shows a lack of confidence." - Doug MAcLeod

"How many people have been thus led, through lack of self-confidence, to stifle their most justified doubts?" - Simone Weil

"I still say a church steeple with a lightning rod on top shows a lack of confidence." - Doug MAcLeod

"When the leader lacks confidence, the followers lack commitment." - John C Maxwell

"Being gifted intellectually is only a small part of the equation of success. Concentrate on the factors you have control over: persistence, self-discipline, confidence. Far more failures are due to lack of will than lack of ability." - Terry Bradshaw

"You can find that sort of regularity in Stock Exchange quotations. [Expressing his lack of confidence in reported regularities in the periodic classification of elements.]" - Robert Bunsen

"Surrendering to jargon is a sign of journalism's dismal lack of self-confidence in the optimized age of content-management systems." - George Packer

"In international or national crises, there are always questions of lack of confidence. You have to change the minds of the people in order to get results." - Harri Holkeri

"It's such a capricious, strange existence, basing your life on the whims of others, and basing your ebbs and flows of confidence and lack of confidence on the fact that people either choose you or don't." - Jon Hamm

"I have terrible periods of lack of confidence. I just don't believe I can do it and no evidence to the contrary will sway me from that view." - Douglas Adams

"There are too many other barriers to success in life to allow a lack of self-confidence to be one of them." - Julie Foucher

"If we lack confidence in each other, and be jealous of each other, our peace will be destroyed. If we cultivate the principles of unshaken confidence in each other, our joy will be full." - Brigham Young

"I finally made up my mind I wanted to be an actress and I was not going to let my lack of confidence ruin my chances." - Marilyn Monroe

"I never suffered for lack of confidence. I knew I would succeed; you have to. I think I couldn't go into any venture any other way." - Brian Williams

"Lack of confidence is what makes you want to change somebody else's mind. When you're OK, you don't need to convince anyone else in order to empower yourself." - Jada Pinkett Smith

"You won't ever build your confidence from a perception of lack. For it grows and evolves from realising who you are and what you already have." - Rasheed Ogunlaru

"It is lack of confidence, more than anything else, that kills a civilisation. We can destroy ourselves by cynicism and disillusion, just as effectively as by bombs." - Kenneth Clark

"Fear creates its own self-fulfilling dynamic- as people give into it, they lose energy and momentum. Their lack of confidence translates into inaction that lowers confidence levels even further, on and on." - Robert Greene

"To lack confidence is to have feelings of low self-worth. We are preoccupied with our weaknesses, and we lack faith in the Lord's ability to use those weaknesses for our good. We do not understand our inestimable worth in the eyes of God, nor do we appreciate our divine potential. Ironically, both pride and a lack of self-confidence cause us to focus excessively on ourselves and to deny the power of God in our lives." - Glenn L. Pace

"Lack of self-confidence is, more often than not, simple laziness. We feel confused and uncertain because we do not know. But instead of making the effort to investigate, we procrastinate and worry. We tell ourselves we can't instead of learning how we can. If we used the mental energy we expend in worry and fear to get out and find out about what we do not know, we would see our self-confidence grow. Lack of self-confidence is not overcome by faith, but by action. It is a lack, not of certainty, but of effort. Too often we are certain that we can't before we give ourselves a fair chance." - Laurence Boldt

"The negative aspects of Scottish Nationalism are a kind of aggressive complacency, that sort of boasting; but that's an expression of insecurity, I think, of a lack of confidence." - Douglas Dunn

"I sometimes lack confidence in public, although I am proud enough inwardly." - Robert Schumann

"You can't help people being right for the wrong reasons...This fear of finding oneself in bad company is not an expression of political purity; it is an expression of a lack of self-confidence." - Arthur Koestler

"National politics and elections are dominated by emotions, by lack of self-confidence, by fear of the other, by insecurity, by infection of the body politic by the virus of victimhood." - Tariq Ramadan

"Disempowerment - whether defined in terms of a lack of self-confidence , apathy, fear, or an inability to take charge of one's own life - is perhaps the most unrecognised problem in Africa today." - Wangari Maathai

"What offends Him and what wounds His Heart is the lack of confidence...Your heart is made to love Jesus, to love Him passionately...We have only the short moments of our life to love Jesus!" - Therese Of Lisieux

"Not that I lack confidence in the outcome," Ferrin said, "but would you consider entrusting the piece of my neck to somebody who is not about to confront one of the most deadly beings in the world?" - Brandon Mull

"Indian economy is suffering from policy paralysis and lack of optimism. I am confident that with right kind of decisions, we can once again generate hope and confidence and turnaround our economy." - Narendra Modi

"It's age. It's a diminution of energy and the worry that there are no new ideas. It's an increasing lack of confidence. I'm not the only one. I've checked with other people." - Stephen Sondheim

"When you disarm the people, you commence to offend them and show that you distrust them either through cowardice or lack of confidence, and both of these opinions generate hatred." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"In my case, the long gaps between my books have got quite a lot to do with lack of confidence. A lot of the time when I'm not writing I start thinking I can't do it." - Wendy Cope

"We still have time to negotiate, we still have time for diplomacy, because there are still a number of issues that have not been clarified, that created a lack of confidence." - Mohamed Elbaradei

"Lack of confidence - every time I start a new piece of work, it seems I have to spend a long while under the duvet thinking I can't do it." - Sue Townsend

"It was helpful to have the confidence of youth that came from a lack of desperation. I thought, 'If I don't succeed, I'll go back to school and study.'" - Olivia Wilde

"Lack of prayer is the cause of lack of time." - Peter Kreeft

"Lack of forgiveness of others breeds lack of self-forgiveness." - Albert Ellis

"The problem with the auto industry is layered upon the lack of consumer confidence. People are not buying cars. I don't care whether they're or American cars, or international cars." - Jennifer M. Granholm

"How was I able to live alone before, my little everything? Without you I lack self-confidence, passion for work, and enjoyment of life-in short, without you, my life is no life. [Written to his wife, Mileva]" - Albert Einstein

"I lack self-confidence. I don't know whether I shall ever get it. Perhaps it is better to be unsure of your self, as I am. But it is very tiring." - Audrey Hepburn

"Women who are confident of their abilities are more likely to succeed than those who lack confidence, even though the latter may be much more competent and talented and industrious." - Joyce Brothers

"Pause and remember - No one is coming to rescue you from yourself; your inner demons, your lack of confidence, your dissatisfaction with yourself and life. Only self-love and good decisions will rescue you." - Jennifer Young

"Know who you are and possess that confidence and just tune out the naysayers and the critics in a way where you feel like you possess a certain patience and perspective that many of us in the bubble lack." - Kellyanne Conway

"You need to have tremendous confidence in your work, even a touch of arrogance, chutzpah. Many very fine researchers lack intellectual daring. It's human nature to want to be cozy, secure. But that can be a cul de sac." - Vilayanur S Ramachandran

"Everyone has ideas. They may be too busy or lack the confidence or technical ability to carry them out. But I want to carry them out. It is a matter of getting up and doing it." - James Dyson

"Europe is a strong market for the U.S. If it has problems, if there's a lack of consumer confidence, if there's a deeper recession, this will deeply affect jobs in the U.S." - George Papandreou

"The problem with the auto industry is layered upon the lack of consumer confidence. People are not buying cars. I don't care whether they're or American cars, or international cars." - Jennifer Granholm

"I'm beating all the weakness out of myself, beating all the give-up out of myself, I'm beating the lack of cardio, I'm beating the lack of confidence - any sign of weakness that's in my heart, I'm getting rid of it" - Jon Jones

"We all have tremendous potential, and we all are blessed with gifts. Yet, the one thing that holds all of us back is some degree of self-doubt. It is not so much the lack of technical information that holds us back, but more the lack of self-confidence." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Lack of time is actually lack of priorities." - Tim Ferriss

"Mr. Complete Lack of Sympathy" - Karen Chance

"There's no lack of void." - Samuel Beckett

"Optimism is lack of information." - Faina Ranevskaya

"I had over-trained. I put too much pressure on myself because I wanted that gold medal too much. If I had trained 15 per cent less, I would have won. I was training like a crazy person. There was a lack of self-confidence and a lack of maturity. An athlete does not only train with his body. He trains with his mind." - Hicham El Guerrouj

"What Newcastle lack is a lack of pace" - Charlie Nicholas

"Lack of emotion causes lack of progress and lack of motivation." - Tony Robbins

"They who lack talent expect things to happen without effort. They ascribe failure to a lack of inspiration or ability, or to misfortune, rather than to insufficient application. At the core of every true talent there is an awareness of the difficulties inherent in any achievement, and the confidence that by persistence and patience something worthwhile will be realized. Thus talent is a species of vigor." - Eric Hoffer

"Lack of skill dictates economy of style." - Joey Ramone

"Upon reflection, I decided I had three main weaknesses: I was confused (evidenced by a lack of facts, an inability to coordinate my thoughts, and an inability to verbalize my ideas); I had a lack of confidence, which cause me to back down from forcefully stated positions; and I was overly emotional at the expense of careful, 'scientific' though. I was thirty-seven years old and still discovering who I was." - Julia Child

"I've always felt that maybe one of the reasons that I did well as a student and made such good grades was because I lacked ... self-confidence, and I never felt that I was prepared to take an examination, and I had to study a little bit extra. So that sort of lack of confidence helped me, I think, to make a good record when I was a student." - Denton Cooley

"It's quite clear that stocks are cheaper than bonds. I can't imagine anybody having bonds in their portfolio when they can own equities, a diversified group of equities. But people do because they, the lack of confidence. But that's what makes for the attractive prices. If they had their confidence back, they wouldn't be selling at these prices. And believe me, it will come back over time." - Warren Buffett

"Most men fail, not through lack of education, but from lack of dogged determination, from lack of dauntless will." - Orison Swett Marden

"What is childlike humility? It's not the lack of intelligence, but the lack of guile. The lack of an agenda." - Todd Burpo

"What is childlike humility? It's not the lack of intelligence, but the lack of guile. The lack of an agenda." - Todd Burpo

"What is childlike humility? It's not the lack of intelligence, but the lack of guile. The lack of an agenda." - Todd Burpo

"As well as many subspecies, the main blocks are fear of failure after previous success, fear of success due to a sense of unworthiness, lack of potential venue, jaded attitude, crisis of confidence, evidence of persistent poor quality, lackadaisical motivation, and common everyday shortage of ideas." - Robert Genn

"Love . . . [is] a lack of personal selfishness." - Theodore M. Burton

"A lack of doxology leads to depravity." - Ann Voskamp

"Lack of desire is the greatest riches." - Seneca the Younger

"Lack of compliance is hindering the investigation." - Charlie Melancon

"Lack of knowledge - that is the problem." - W Edwards Deming

"There is no lack of opportunity." - Wallace D. Wattles

"Cunning proceeds from lack of capacity." - Benjamin Franklin

"The lack of work destroys people." - Katharine Hepburn

"Pressure comes from a lack of preparation" - Colin Kaepernick

"Poverty is the lack of light." - Lucero Isaac

"Underdevelopment is a lack of maintenance." - Lucero Isaac

"Lack of understanding is always painful." - Byron Katie

"They have a plentiful lack of wit." - William Shakespeare

"Seeking revenge: what a lack of foresight." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"Insanity is a lack of proportion." - Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

"ability atrophies through lack of exercise." - Glenda Jackson

"All ignorance is the lack of love." - Hazrat Inayat Khan

"Poverty breeds lack of self-reliance" - Daniel De Leon

"Don't mistake politeness for lack of strength." - Sonia Sotomayor

"Normal means lack of imagination and creativity." - Jean Dubuffet

"Lack of industry is an attitude." - Sterling W Sill

"What we lack is intensity of life." - Carl Jung

"Familiarity leads to lack of Gratitude." - Radhanath Swami

"Hate is a lack of imagination." - Graham Greene

"Lack of knowledge... that is the problem." - W Edwards Deming

"I have the necessary lack of tact." - Ted Koppel

"Poverty breeds lack of self-reliance." - Daniel De Leon

"Suffering follows the lack of wisdom." - Frederick Lenz

"Lack of charisma can be fatal." - Jenny Holzer

"But the lack of faith could just as well be a crutch for non-believers, allowing them to live their lives without any concept of accountability and giving them some sort of false confidence. The different is that while Catholicism has an abundance of intellectual underpinnings to support its arguments, anti-Catholicism and atheist have few if any." - Michael Coren

"It is the misfortune of contemporary leaders, across the whole spectrum of Australian life, that the community's demand for strong leadership is growing in direct proportion to our lack of confidence in ourselves. The end of this century is an unusually difficult time to be a leader in Australia." - Hugh Mackay

"[Two of the most unpopular presidential candidates selected by the two parties in history] indicates that there is a lot of cynicism out there. It indicates that the corrosive nature of everything from talk radio to fake news to negative advertising has made people lack confidence in a lot of our existing institutions." - Barack Obama

"The media, I think, have to be accountable for some of the misdirection that is put forward in politics in some of the misapprehension, maybe even some of the lack of confidence in the political process. Because the most benign, frank thought can be twisted and portrayed as something that it really wasn't intended to." - Cory Bernardi

"I have no misgivings about, or lack of confidence in the cause in which I am engaged, and my courage does not falter. I know how strongly American civilization now leans on the triumph of the government, and how great a debt we owe to those who went before us through the blood and sufferings of the Revolution." - Sullivan Ballou

"Lack of confidence, sometimes alternating with unrealistic dreams of heroic success, often leads to procrastination, and many studies suggest that procrastinators are self-handicappers: rather than risk failure, they prefer to create conditions that make success impossible, a reflex that of course creates a vicious cycle." - James Surowiecki

"Some of the greatest actors on the planet are the most insecure people. Now I don't know if that insecurity necessarily equates to a lack of confidence. Some people are just very shy individuals. You give them a character to play and a script, and you put them in front of a camera or on a stage, and they just go." - Eric Dane

"Competence is a great creator of confidence." - Mary Jo Putney

"Confidence is a plant of slow growth ..." - Anna Leonowens

"Confidence is the present tense of hope." - Soren Kierkegaard

"All of management is about self-confidence" - Jack Welch

"Vulnerability is the cornerstone of confidence." - Brene Brown

"Calmness is the graceful form of Confidence." - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

"Confidence is the only bond of friendship." - Publilius Syrus

"Confidence is the best proof of love." - Maria Edgeworth

"Confidence is the public face of competence," - Ron Suskind

"Towering is the confidence of twenty-one." - Samuel Johnson

"I had a lot of self-confidence." - Bowie Kuhn

"Confidence is one of the sexiest things." - Katherine Jenkins

"Because of the lingering discrimination, many women still lack confidence. They live in fear of stepping beyond what they feel is acceptable 'female' behavior. I can remember feeling that I wasn't 'normal' because I was aggressive, had dreams and goals, and wanted do do great things...I am glad now that I found courage to do something radical and chase my dreams." - Joyce Meyer

"People rise and fall to meet your level of expectations for them. If you express skepticism and doubt in others, they will return your lack of confidence with mediocrity. But if you believe in them and expect them to do well, they will go the extra mile trying to do their best." - John C Maxwell

"For if many ill-conceived plans have succeeded through the still greater lack of judgment of an opponent, many more, apparently well laid, have on the contrary ended in disgrace. The confidence with which we form our schemes is never completely justified in their execution; speculation is carried on in safety, but, when it comes to action, fear causes failure." - Thucydides

"Failure feelings - fear, anxiety, lack of self-confidence - do not spring from some heavenly oracle. They are not written in the stars. They are not holy gospel. Nor are they intimations of a set and decided fate which means that failure is decreed and decided. They originate from your own mind." - Maxwell Maltz

"Most people fail, not because of lack of desire, but, because of lack of commitment." - Vince Lombardi

"The country is dying cause of an lack of men, not a lack of programms." - Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

"Romania is dying because of a lack of men, not a lack of programs." - Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

"Foolishness is rarely a matter of lack of intelligence or even lack of information." - John Mccarthy

"How is the birdhouse coming along, Charlie Brown?" "Well, I'm a lousy carpenter, I can't nail straight, I can't saw straight and I always split the wood... I'm nervous, I lack confidence, I'm stupid, I have poor taste and absolutely no sense of design... So, all things considered, it's coming along okay!" - Charles M Schulz

"If you feel inadequate to face challenges, unworthy of love or respect, untitled to happiness, and fear assertive thought, wants, or needs- if you lack basic self trust, self-respect, and self-confidence- your self-esteem deficiency will limit you, no matter what other assets you possess." - Nathaniel Branden

"If you go to any nunnery and ask them what the main obstacle is, they'll always say low self-esteem and lack of confidence. It will take time. But the difference between the first girls from Ladakh who became nuns, to the girls we have now, is very encouraging." - Tenzin Palmo

"Like my hero Virginia Woolf, I do lack confidence. I always find that the novel I'm finishing, even if it's turned out fairly well, is not the novel I had in my mind. I think a lot of writers must negotiate this, and if they don't admit it, they're not being honest." - Michael Cunningham

"Bad food is made without pride, by cooks who have no pride, and no love. Bad food is made by chefs who are indifferent, or who are trying to be everything to everybody, who are trying to please everyone... Bad food is fake food... food that shows fear and lack of confidence in people's ability to discern or to make decisions about their lives." - Anthony Bourdain

"I don't think I'm leading lady material, and I was always the wrong shape. I was never tall enough. But it was more lack of confidence. I shunned doing straight parts. I didn't think I was a good enough actress, so I thought I might as well do something they were supposed to laugh at." - June Whitfield

"It is not about which artist is more skilled than which other artist. It is about creating what is in you to create. A lack of confidence in oneself is like a thief, It steals from the world that which might be worthy." - Derek R. Audette

"Loneliness is not lack of company, loneliness is lack of purpose." - Guillermo Maldonado

"The world shall perish not for lack of wonders, but for lack of wonder" - John B S Haldane

"It is a lack of commitment, not a lack of talent, that damns you to mediocrity." - Roy H Williams

"More men fail though lack of purpose than lack of talent." - Billy Sunday

"More tears have been shed over men's lack of manners than their lack of morals." - Helen Hathaway

"The lack of joy in your life is due to your lack of mission." - Timothy Keller



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