Thursday, December 6, 2012

2013 TKR:Quick Quotes about confidence

Quick Quotes about confidence
Self-help--Thinkerer
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  • The reason quotes stick around is that they fit lots of things.  
  • So look them over.  
  • You may find one that fits you.  
  • Or somebody you know.
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  • The secret to getting there is to know where you're going. 
  • We are not limited by our fears.  We are limited by our choices. 
  • Don't let the perfect become the enemy of the good. 
  • Self-confidence does not come from what you have done.  It comes from knowing you can do it again. 
  • Optimism does not say the bad won’t happen.  It says you can cope with it. 
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  • Confidence is rooted in challenges met. 
  • The biggest risk is a missed opportunity. 
  • Speak with certainty to wake up doubt. 
  • Irregular conjugation: I am self-confident. You are smug. He is arrogant. 
  • Do not learn to be what you are not.  Learn to be better at what you are. 
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  • In the land of the blind, the one-eyed is king.
  • Your powers are not in your strengths but in how you use your strengths.
  • Confidence is the secret passage to authority. 
  • The key that works will always be the last one you try. 
  • The secret to getting ahead is getting started.
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  • The greatest adventure is what lies ahead. 
  • Fixers believe they can fix.  Complainers believe they can complain.  They are both right. 
  • The tire model for motivation:  People work best at the right pressure. 
  • Trust the force, Luke. 
  • Luke Skywalker: I don’t believe it.  Yoda: That is why you fail. 
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  • Use your feelings or your feelings will use you. 
  • People who expect to fail are usually right. 
  • The path to success is paved with mistakes. 
  • You've got to cross that lonesome valley.  You've got to cross it by yourself.  
  • Amateurs complain.  Pros fix.
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  • Appreciate what your brain does.  In case nobody else does. 
  • Learn to mock the woe-mongers. 
  • Be confident.  Even if you are not, pretend to be.  No one can tell the difference. 
  • If you can't make a mistake, you can't make anything. 
  • Sometimes a big step is safer; you can't cross a ditch in small jumps. 
  • Self-confidence grows not from what you can do, but what you know you can do. 
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  • Children focus on what they can’t do.  Adults focus on what they can do. 
  • The secret of confidence is to know your resources. 
  • You never need to feel fear if you don't want to do anything.  
  • You got to know when to hold ‘em and know when to fold ‘em…
  • An ounce of success is worth a pound of positive thinking. 
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  • To understand motivation, know the power of the Hunter. 
  • Defeat is advance payment for victory. 
  • If you don’t notice when you win, you will only notice when you lose. 
  • It’s not bragging if you can do it.
  • Feel the power of yet.  As in “I don't know how to do this yet.”
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  • Some look down the rapids and see the rocks.  Hunters look down the rapids and see the flow around the rocks. 
  • Success is the best answer to criticism. 
  • To know what you are doing is an advantage.  To look like you know what you are doing is essential.
  • First law of expertise: Never ask a barber if you need a haircut.
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  • If you think you can, you are probably right. If you think you can't, you are certainly right.
  • Don't do modesty unless you have earned it. 
  • If you don' know where you're going, who will follow you?
  • If you want to be smart, find friends who are smarter than you are.       
  • Don't be irreplaceable. If you can't be replaced, you can't be promoted.
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  • If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.
  • Never test the depth of the water with both feet.        
  • The greatest adventure is discovering what you can do.
  • I'm a professional.  I'm used to being wrong.
  • Luke Skywalker:   I'll try.  Yoda:  No.  Do.  Or do not.  There is no try. 
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  • If you are not confident, you are doing a trial run. 
  • How would you feel if you were a professional baseball player and failed at bat half the time?
  • Why do people believe more in their limits than in their strengths? 
  • You will never live up to what you think other people expect of you.
  • You can get as much from arrogance as you can from art
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  • The real secret of success is frustration tolerance.
  • Modesty is not one of my weaknesses.
  • What matters is not what you have, but what you can do.
  • It is not about what you can't do.  It is about what you can do.
  • Tell yourself what you can't do. Stop sign.  Tell yourself what you can do.  Green light
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  • Do you limit yourself by your choices?
  • Do you know what you need confidence for? 
  • Do you ever let the perfect become the enemy of the good? 
  • Can you enjoy success if you don’t know what you wanted? 
  • Do you know the difference between "I can't do it" and "I can't do it yet?" 
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  • Do you see obstacles as your opportunity to show what you can do?
  • Do you try to be what you are not?  Do you expect confidence from that? 
  • Do you have enough practice in bounce-back to know you can do it? 
  • Do you see a failure as your chance to practice bounce-back? 
  • Will what you seek be worth the work? 
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  • Do you know how to get started? 
  • Do you want confidence that you can do it or confidence that it will be easy?
  • Do you know how many defeats it takes to make a victory? 
  • Can you tell whether someone else lacks self-confidence? 
  • Do other people think you have confidence in yourself? 
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  • Do you know how to use your feelings? 
  • Don’t compare your mind with somebody else’s actions. 
  • Can you act confident even when you are not? 
  • Do you know how other people seem self-confident? 
  • Do you know how other people get to be self-confident? 
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  • Do you expect to fail?  Do you know why? 
  • Do you know your most powerful skills? 
  • Do you know how to select the right skill for the job? 
  • Do you know your resources well enough to know what you can do?  
  • Do you use planning to build confidence in your plans? 
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  • Do you know how to cut a big job into bite-sized joblets? 
  • You already have all to brain tools you need.  You just need to find the tools that fit the job. 
  • If you want to be smart, find friends who are smarter than you are.      
  • List 5 ways to undermine your own self-confidence.      
  • Pay attention to what you say about yourself.  Would you say that about someone else?   
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  • Pay attention to what you say about what you can do.  Why do you believe it?      
  • You will know more tomorrow.  How will you use that insight today?      
  • Those who say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.  
  • You don't have to know everything.  You just have to know how to find out anything.  
  • Can't is the worst of the 4-letter words.  
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  • Don't should on yourself 
  • I could not wait for success, so I did it anyway
  • Your biggest risk is that you will underestimate your potential.  
  • Your biggest obstacle is thinking you can't do it.  
  • Perfection is sometime.   Imperfection is now.  If you want to live now, you want to live with imperfection.
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  • The key to success is overconfidence 
  • Confidence never comes from asking other people what you should do. 
  • The worst way to be wrong is in that list of things you think you can't do. 
  • You can never be better than you think you are. 
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  • You will regret what you did not do more than what you did.  
  • The value in winning lies not in what you get but in what you learn about yourself.
  • Confidence stands on concrete plans. 
  • It is not what you look like.  It is what you can do. 
  • The value of your tool box lies in choosing the right tool.
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