42 Quotes for Women Who Want to Feel Confident

Get more confidence by doing things that excite and frighten you. Jessica Williams

Are you in need of a confidence boost? Look no further, because these confidence quotes for women will make you feel better in no time.

I really believe that thinking about a powerful quote can make a big difference immediately. You just have to find the right quotes for you.

That’s exactly why I have compiled this list of 42 confidence quotes. They are some of the most motivational quotes you can find and they are guaranteed to make you feel more powerful. I hope they help you believe in yourself and go after your dreams!

Confidence quotes for women

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

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

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

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

5. “If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.”
– Maya Angelou

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

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt

7. “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

8. “I may not be there yet, but I am closer than I was yesterday.”
– Misty Copeland

9. “Courage doesn’t always roar, sometimes it’s the quiet voice at the end of the day whispering ‘I will try again tomorrow’.”
– Mary Anne Radmacher

10. “Don’t ever make decisions based on fear. Make decisions based on hope and possibility. Make decisions based on what should happen, not what shouldn’t.”
– Michelle Obama

11. “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

12. “Don’t try to lessen yourself for the world; let the world catch up to you.”
– Beyoncé Knowles

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

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

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

16. “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.”
– Judy Garland

17. “Learn to embrace your own unique beauty, celebrate your unique gifts with confidence. Your imperfections are actually a gift.”
– Kerry Washington

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

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

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

21. “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

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

23. “If you can dance and be free and be embarrassed, you can rule the world.”
Amy Poehler

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

25. “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

26. “Champions keep playing until they get it right.”
– Billie Jean King

Champions keep playing until they get it right. Billie Jean King

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

28. “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.”
– Oprah Winfrey

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

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

31. “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

32. “I encourage women to step up. Don’t wait for somebody to ask you.”
– Reese Witherspoon

33. “If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.”
– Dolly Parton

34. “If you don’t see a clear path for what you want, sometimes you have to make it yourself.”
– Mindy Kaling

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

36. “I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles.”
– Audrey Hepburn

37. “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

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

39. “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

I'd rather regret the risks that didn't work out than the chances I didn't take at all. Simone Biles

40. “I’d rather regret the risks that didn’t work out than the chances I didn’t take at all.”
– Simone Biles

41. “I am learning every day to allow the space between where I am and where I want to be to inspire me and not terrify me.”
– Tracee Ellis Ross

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


Which one of these confidence quotes for women is your favorite? Share it in the comments! Don’t forget to share this post on your social media, that makes me super happy!

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