150 Believe in Yourself Quotes

Believe in Yourself Quotes

Believe in yourself quotes – Believing in yourself is not pride. Instead, it is the best way to improve your self-esteem, stay happy, be healthy mentally, and focus on yourself. Believe in yourself quotes are the right words you should say to yourself if you want to be better every day.


So, other than saying, “Why me? I don’t think I have the capacity to handle this. Speak to John, he has all the qualities to get the job done.” or say some other confidence-crippling words at your beautiful self, why not choose to increase your self worth by speaking to yourself with love and use graceful words on your awesome self.

Some words you could use to boost your self worth and help you believe in yourself are: beautiful, perfect, nice, fine, great, attractive, awesome, better, good, charming, irresistible, favored, blessed, etc. C’mon,  go on and try using one of these words on yourself. You could say this to yourself,  “I am blessed!”

How does saying that you make feel? — Happy? Confident? Or it made you believe in yourself a bit more?


One thing our mind does best is believe what we tell it to believe — whether good or bad. So, it would be ideal to get our mind to believing that we can get that job done, can handle rejection completely, can overcome fear, pursue our passion, and be exactly who we want to be.

Saying those words overtime can help you believe that you can pass your exams, finish first, achieve your goals, or be the best in your workplace. You can do anything when you believe in yourself!

So, to help you start your journey on self-belief, I have put together 150 believe in yourself quotes that will help you become the better version of yourself.


Believe in Yourself Quotes

Before I list them out, I suggest you get a notepad or preferably, sticky notes, to write down the quotes that better fit your needs or whichever that resonates with you on a deeper level. And stick them on your board, workspace, or put them as a widget on the home screen of your smartphone or computer.

Believe in Yourself Quotes To Boost Your Confidence

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are right.” – Henry Ford

“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

 “Create the highest grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.” – Oprah Winfrey

 “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

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” – Lucille Ball

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

“Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.” – Jack Nicklaus

“If not now then when, if not me then who?” – Malcolm X

“A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.” – Mark Twain

“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

“There is a hero in everyone. Never doubt who you are.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.” – David J. Schwartz

“Doubt is out. Live to believe. Your dream is closer than you think.” – Hiral Nagda

“Your magic is there, if only you would let it be instead of fighting it all the time.” – Christina Henry

“As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The more you believed in yourself, the more you could trust yourself. The more you trust yourself, the less you compare yourself to others.” — Roy T. Bennett

“Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions…Do your thing and don’t care if they like it.” – Tina Fey

“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” – Dr. Benjamin Spock

“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” – Golda Meir

“Tension is who you think you should be, relaxation is who you are.” – Chinese Proverb

Quotes to Help You Trust in Yourself

If you believe it, the mind can achieve it.” – Ronnie Lott

“You have to believe in yourself. You need to have the audacity to be great.” – Rosie Perez

 “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal;’ nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – Christopher Robin

“Some people say I have an attitude – maybe I do… but I think you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right there.” – Venus Williams

“Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don’t let these feelings stop them.” — T. Harv Eker

“Believe in yourself, and find ways to express yourself, and find discipline to keep growing.” – Michael Feinstein

“You can achieve anything if you believe in yourself. But the opposite is also true; without strong self-belief you will not go far.” – Paulo Coelho

“I’ve learned to go with your instincts. To go with your strengths and believe in yourself.” – Jeanine Pirro

“Stand up straight and realize who you are, that you tower over your circumstances.” – Maya Angelou

“The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.” – Blake Lively

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are about to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Anything is possible once you believe you are worthy of achieving it.” – Jason Pockrandt

“A lot of people will say different stuff like, ‘You can’t do it.’ They’ll say no before I even say anything. You just have to believe in yourself, and there’s a reason they might say no, because they probably haven’t seen it before.” – Marsai Martin

“Don’t you dare, for one more second, surround yourself with people who are not aware of the greatness that you are.” – Jo Blackwell-Preston

“My stillness spoke to me and I realized that in order to progress, I had to surrender to my discomfort and move toward my fears. When you embrace the shadows within yourself, you strengthen your own light.” — Alyssa Rosenheck

“You may be the only person left who believes in you, but it’s enough. It takes just one star to pierce a universe of darkness. Never give up.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

“It wasn’t that everything was going my way, but I began to believe that the way it was going was perfect. I accepted that where I was in life, was exactly where I was supposed to be.” – Hippie

“Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” – Christian Larson

“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

“Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” – Rumi

“We have to learn to be our best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemies.” – Roderick Thorp

Believe in Yourself and Take Action Quotes

“If you can’t believe in miracles, then believe in yourself. When you want something bad enough, let that drive push you to make it happen. Sometimes you’ll run into brick walls that are put there to test you. Find a way around them and stay focused on your dream. Where there’s a will, there’s a way.” – Isabel Lopez

“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

“They will always tell you that you can’t do what you want to do, but you can do what you want to do. You just have to believe in yourself. The system is to bring you down, but you can rise up.” – Bob Marley

“Self-respect, self-worth, and self-love, all start with self. Stop looking outside of yourself for your value.” — Rob Liano

“I would say to always follow your dream. And dream big because my whole career, including any of the things that I’ve accomplished, I never thought in a million years that I would be here. So it just proves that once you believe in yourself, and you put your mind to something, you can do it.” – Simone Biles

“Everything is possible once we believe and never relinquish hope.” – Shadonna Richards

“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” – E.E. Cummings

“Wouldn’t it be wondering if you fell in love with yourself so deeply that you would do just about anything if you knew it would make you happy?…The deeper you love yourself, the more the universe will affirm your self-worth.” – Alan Cohen

“The way to make your dreams come true is to start believing in them.” – Helen Barry

“To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when no-one else will.” – Sugar Ray Robinson

“There are no shortcuts to success. You have to believe in yourself, and never give up.” – Neha Dhupia

“Having a confident expectation of success can make obstacles melt before your eyes.” – Daniel Lieberman

“It is important to believe in yourself, but it is important to have sense, too.” – Hugo Lloris

“The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you.” — William Jennings Bryan

“Your success depends mainly upon what you think of yourself and whether you believe in yourself.” – William J.H. Boetcker

“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” – Arthur Ashe

“If you don’t believe in yourself, somewhere or another, you sabotage yourself.” – Jason Day

“What I’ve learned in these 11 years is you just gotta stay focused and believe in yourself and trust your own ability and judgment.” – Mark CCuban

Believe and Strive for Yourself Quotes

“I am the greatest. I said that before I even knew I was.” – Muhammad Ali

“Don’t let fear or insecurity stop you from trying new things. Believe in yourself.” – Stacy London

“There will be haters, there will be doubters, there will be non-believers, and then there will be you proving them wrong.” – Jennifer Van Allen

“If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride, and never quit, you’ll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards.” – Bear Bryant

“If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we could literally astound ourselves.” – Thomas Edison

“Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard, and there is nothing you cannot accomplish.” — Brad Henry

“You can have everything you want if you’re willing to give up the belief that you can’t have it.” – Dr. Robert Anthony

“20 years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sail. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

“As is our confidence, so is our capacity.” – William Hazlitt

“You must see it. You must believe it. And then you must never stop working to make it happen.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

“When people don’t believe in you, you have to believe in yourself.” – Pierce Brosnan

“Believe in your infinite potential. Your only limitations are those you set upon yourself.” – Roy T. Bennett

“The more you believe in yourself, the more the world believes in you!” – Isa Zapata

“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

“So that’s my philosophy: If you believe in yourself, the chances and the opportunities will come around.” – Mindy Cohn

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

“And my dad drilled it in my head, you know, ‘If you want it bad enough, and you’re willing to make the sacrifices, you can do it. But first you have to believe in yourself.” – Jennie Finch

“You have no control over other peoples’ taste, so focus on staying true to your own.” – Tim Gunn

“You know, you do need mentors, but in the end, you really just need to believe in yourself.” – Diana Ross

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

“Believe in yourself. You are enough.” – Caroline Ghosn

“Belief precedes success.” – Jonas Caino

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

“Believe in yourself and you will create miracles.” – Kailash Satyarthi

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

“As the sun knows; even the sky is not the limit.” — Rasheed Ogunlaru

“Don’t doubt yourself, that’s what haters are for.” – Turcois Ominek

“Don’t be the reason you don’t succeed.” – Germany Kent

Believing in Yourself and Stay Optimistic Quotes

“Believe in yourself and believe in magic.” – Theophilus London

“Man is what he believes – believe in yourself” – Dr. Amit Abraham

“Know the truth. You have it in you to climb every mountain.” – Hiral Nagda

“If you feel like giving up, give up on that feeling and give into the realization there are endless possibilities waiting to be discovered before you.” – Tom Althouse

“Believe in love. Believe in magic. Hell, believe in Santa Claus. Believe in others. Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. If you don’t, who will?” – Bon Jovi

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

“It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” – Sir Edmund Hillary

“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 moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.” – J.M. Barrie

“Free yourself and take your power back by being secure in who you are – flaws and all.” – Yvonne Pierre

“Your crown has been bought and paid for. Put it on your head and wear it.” – Maya Angelou

“You yourself, as much as anyone in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” ― Bernard M. Baruch

“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 have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

“You probably wouldn’t worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do.” ― Olin Miller

“Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.” ― Paulo Coelho

“Believe in your infinite potential. Your only limitations are those you set upon yourself.” ― Roy T. Bennett

“Accept who you are; and revel in it.” ― Mitch Albom

“The eyes of others, our prisons; their thoughts our cages.” ― Virginia Woolf

“When someone tells me “no,” it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them.” ― Karen E. Quinones Miller

“To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.” ― Criss Jami

“Never dull your shine for somebody else.” ― Tyra Banks

“I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.” ― Michel de Montaigne

“What could we accomplish if we knew we could not fail?” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

“One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.” ― Shannon L. Alder

“I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.” ― Edward Everett Hale

“And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.” ― Marianne Williamson

“Let others determine your worth and you’re already lost, because no one wants people worth more than themselves.” ― Peter V. Brett

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

“Believe in yourself and there will come a day when others will have no choice but to believe with you.” ― Cynthia Kersey

“The only power that exists is inside ourselves.” ― Anne Rice

“When they say the sky’s the limit to me that’s really true” ― Michael Jackson

“The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off.” ― Robert Hand

“Being brave enough to be alone frees you up to invite people into your life because you want them and not because you need them.” ― Mandy Hale

“Don’t worry about who doesn’t like you, who has more, or who’s doing what.” ― Erma Bombeck

“Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend.” ― Lao Tzu

“There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.” ― Samuel Johnson

“Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.” ― David J. Schwartz

“The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Happiness and confidence are the prettiest things you can wear” ― Taylor Swift

“The older you get, the more you understand how your conscience works. The biggest and only critic lives in your perception of people’s perception of you rather than people’s perception of you.” ― Criss Jami

“No name-calling truly bites deep unless, in some dark part of us, we believe it. If we are confident enough then it is just noise.” ― Laurell K. Hamilton

“Confidence is knowing who you are and not changing it a bit because someone’s version of reality is not your reality.” ― Shannon L. Alder

“Live life as though nobody is watching, and express yourself as though everyone is listening.” ― Nelson Mandela

“You can’t make yourself feel positive, but you can choose how to act, and if you choose right, it builds your confidence.” ― Julien Smith

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

“Life’s trials will test you, and shape you, but don’t let them change who you are.” ― Aaron Lauritsen

“Once you embrace your value, talents and strengths, it neutralizes when others think less of you.” ― Rob Liano

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

“Your greatness is revealed not by the lights that shine upon you, but by the light that shines within you.” ― Ray A. Davis

“I think the best role models for women are people who are fruitful and confident in themselves, who bring light into the world.” ― Meryl Streep

Believe In Yourself Quotes To Push You Towards Success

“The moment you become friends with your inner Self, you realize that the failures or hindrances that you met earlier were caused more by your disconnected status with your inner Being.” ― Stephen Richards

“Art and beauty have the unsuspected force of triggering mental power that gives people courage and confidence to steam ahead. Art and beauty bring to life unfulfilled hope, creative imagination, and bountiful goodwill.” ― Erik Pevernagie

“Believe in yourself, your abilities, and your own potential. Never let self-doubt hold you captive. You are worthy of all that you dream of and hope for.” ― Roy Bennett

“Be you, love you. All ways, always.” ― Alexandra Elle

“If you doubt you can accomplish something, then you can’t accomplish it. You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.” ― Rosalynn Carter

“Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” ― Laozi

“If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.” ― Cicero

“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

“Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.” ― Paul Tournier

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

“Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered–just like any other skill. Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better.” ― Barrie Davenport

Which believe in yourself quotes are your favorites or resonate best with you?


Saying believe in yourself quotes is a good way to ward off negativity and anxiety. It is one of the tools you need if you’re focused on self-improvement. So take your time; say those nice things to yourself every day — in your thoughts and as you soliloquize.

Frequently Asked Questions

One great way to build your self-confidence and start believing in yourself is consistently saying words that would motivate you to face your fears. 

Yes, believe in yourself quotes work. But the thing is, it isn’t an all-powerful tool that helps you curb self-sabotaging and unwanted thoughts. You have to help yourself through other things too.

It is better to do it all — write them down in your journal, say them out loud to your hearing, and paste them on your wall so you can see them every day.


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