Everyone needs a confidence boost from time to time, especially when things get particularly hard. Self-confidence can come from the most unexpected of places. It can come from a reassuring talk with someone close to you, from something finally going your way, or even from you reading something that inspires you. We have another suggestion. How about some empowering quotes to give you hope that you can do whatever you set your mind to?
12 Empowering Quotes for a Boost of Confidence
We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes, you are not your struggles, and you are here NOW with the power to shape your day and your future. – Steve Maraboli
You are essentially who you create yourself to be and all that occurs in your life is the result of your own making. – Stephen Richards
A strong man cannot help a weaker unless the weaker is willing to be helped, and even then the weak man must become strong of himself; he must, by his own efforts, develop the strength which he admires in another. None but himself can alter his condition. – James Allen
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
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. – Martin Luther Kind Jr.
The process of spotting fear and refusing to obey it is the source of all true empowerment. – Martha Beck
Confidence and empowerment are cousins in my opinion. Empowerment comes from within and typically it’s stemmed and fostered by self-assurance. To feel empowered is to feel free and that’s when people do their best work. You can’t fake confidence or empowerment. – Amy Jo Martin
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. – Barack Obama
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you. – Sri Ram
Happy people continuously change; and because they change they become more and more happy; and then more and more change is possible. – Osho
The primary cause of unhappiness is not the situation, but your thoughts about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking. Separate them from the situation, which is always neutral, which always is as it is. – Eckhart Tolle
Brick walls are there for a reason – they let us prove how badly we want things and to keep out others who do not want it enough. – Randy Pausch
We hope these empowering quotes have provided you with the confidence you needed to pull through!
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