100 Confidence Quotes for Women

Confidence is key for everyone. When you have confidence in yourself, you’re more likely to try out new things and make good life choices.

We have compiled a list of confidence quotes for women. These quotes are from many amazing women out there who are changing the world. They’re breaking the mold and doing things their own way. And they’re doing it with confidence.

Here is a list of confidence quotes for women!

100 Confidence Quotes for Women

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

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

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

4. “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

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

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

7. “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

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

9. “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

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

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

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

13. “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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

25. “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

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

27. “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

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

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

30. “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

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

32. “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

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

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

35. “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

36. “I had to grow to love my body. I did not have a good self-image at first. Finally, it occurred to me that I’m either going to love myself or hate myself. 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

37. “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

38. “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

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

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

41. “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

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

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

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

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

46. “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

47. “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

48. “You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt29

49. “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

50. “Believe you can, and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

51. “Confidence is key. Sometimes, you need to look like you’re confident even when you’re not.” – Vanessa Hudgens

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

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

54. “Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.” – Peter T. McIntyre

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

56. “If you don’t have any confidence, you’re not going to do anything.” – Stefon Diggs

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

58. “If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think.” – T. Harv Eker

59. “In fact, the confidence of the people is worth more than money.” – Carter G. Woodson

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

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

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

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

64. “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

65. “We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.” – Kavita Ramdas

66. “Strong women don’t play the victim. Don’t make yourself look pitiful and don’t point fingers. They stand and they deal.” – Mandy Hale

67. “I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody’s passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn’t mind learning.” – Amy Poehler

68. “A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” – Melinda Gates

69.“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 we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” – Marie Curie

70. “Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” – Nora Ephron

71. “Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone to tell you who you are.” – Beyoncé

72. “One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.” – Lucille Ball

73. “Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.” – Rumi

74. “Attitude is everything.” – Diane Von Furstenberg

75. “You will never gain anyone’s approval by begging for it. When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows.” – Mandy Hale

76. “You have a one-of-a-kind gift to offer this world, and you are unique in the entire history of creation.” – Wayne Dyer

77. “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent Van Gogh

78. “People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people’s minds as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.” – Elizabeth Gaskell

79. “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.”– Helen Keller

80. “The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one’s appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.” – Amelia Earhart

81. “If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think.” – T. Harv Eker

82. “We gain strength, courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face … we must do what we think we cannot.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

83. “Action is a high road to self-confidence and esteem. Where it is open, all energies flow toward it. It comes readily to most people, and its rewards are tangible.” – Bruce Lee

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

85. “People who repeatedly attack your confidence and self-esteem are quite aware of your potential, even if you are not.” – Wayne Gerard Trotman

86. “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

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

88. “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot be successful or happy.” – Norman Vincent Peale

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

90. “I was once afraid of people saying, “Who does she think she is?” Now I have the courage to stand and say, “This is who I am.” – Oprah Winfrey

91. ‘I do have body image problems, but I don’t let them rule my life, at all.’ ‘There’s only one of you, so why would you want to look like everyone else? Why would you want to have the same hairstyle as everyone else and have the same opinions as everyone else?’– Adele

92. ‘How much time have I wasted on diets and what I look like? Take your time and your talent and figure out what you have to contribute to this world. And get over what the hell your butt looks like in those jeans!’ – America Ferrera

93. ‘I feel very comfortable in my own skin. When someone makes jokes about me being heavy, it makes me mad. It’s not true. I’m right where I should be.’ – Amy Schumer

94. ‘I think that natural beauty is very charismatic. I just believe in enhancing who we are rather than trying to manipulate or change it too much.’ – Elle Macpherson

95. ‘One day I had to sit down with myself and decide that I loved myself no matter what my body looked like and what other people thought about my body. I got tired of hating myself.’ – Gabourey Sidibe

96. ‘I share the same advice that my mom gave me – stay hydrated and sleep well. And that being a beautiful person on the inside is what really matters.’ – Jessica Alba

97. ‘I’m pretty comfortable with my body. I’m imperfect. The imperfections are there. People are going to see them, but I take the view that you only live once.’ – Kate Hudson

98. ‘Being called gorgeous is not a bad thing! But at the same time, I don’t want to thrive on people’s opinions of me’ – Lupita Nyong’o

99. ‘Young women, don’t worry so much about your weight. ‘Young women, don’t worry so much about your weight. What makes you different or weird, that’s your strength’. – Meryl Streep

100. ‘My smile is my favorite part of my body. I think a smile can make your whole body.’ – Serena Williams