As an entrepreneur, even if your core foundation is one of self-confidence, how you face the many challenges on your entrepreneurial journey determines if you’ll elevate your confidence, or fall into a black hole of deep despair.

I believe in you, and I know you have the potential to make your entrepreneurial dreams real.

Here are 31 self-confidence quotes to keep you believing in yourself, elevate your confidence and motivate you to stay focused and persistent to overcome your challenges.

31 confidence quotes to elevate your self-confidence.

“It’s me who is my enemy
Me who beats me up
Me who makes the monsters
Me who strips my confidence.
~Paula Cole

“Winners never quit and quitters never win.”
~Vince Lombardi

“Self-confidence renders limitations and lack of all kind irrelevant.”
~ Adalia

“I can’t”… “It’s not possible”… “I’m not good enough”… ~ These are lies the demons of your past use to scare away the possibilities of the present.”
~ Steve Maraboli

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
~ Thomas Edison

“It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.”
~McCarty

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”
~Anaïs Nin

“The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do.”
~Unknown

“Turn a perceived risk into an asset.” —Aaron Patzer

“When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.”
~ African Proverb

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“You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
You’re on your own.
And you know what you know.
You are the guy who’ll decide where to go.”
~Dr. Seuss

“Argue for your limitations and, sure enough, they’re yours.”
~Richard Bach

“Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes playing a poor hand well.”
~ Jack London

“Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that so it goes on flying anyway.”
~Mary Kay Ash

“My biggest motivation? Just to keep challenging myself. I see life almost like one long University education that I never had — everyday I’m learning something new.”
~Richard Branson

“When you question if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur, confidence says to you “of course you do! You have me! With me on your success team you can do anything.” ~Adalia

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”  ~ Winston Churchill

“I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance …”  ~ Steve Jobs

“Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.”
~Anonymous

Some people dream of great accomplishments, while others stay awake and do them.”
~ Anonymous

“Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration.”
~ Thomas Edison

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“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.”
~ Michael Jordan

“Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.”
~ Guy Kawasaki

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”
~Peter Drucker

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”
~Winston Churchill

“If you are going to doubt something, doubt your limits.”
~Don Ward

“Fail often so you can succeed sooner.”
~Tom Kelley

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” ~ ~Michael Jordan

“Confidence is the key that unlocks the door to your entrepreneurial success.”
~ Adalia

“The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled. ”
~ Andrew Carnegie

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Only as high as I reach can I grow,
Only as far as I seek can I go,
Only as deep as I look can I see,
Only as much as I dream can I be.”
~Karen Ravn

To your magnificence!

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