15 Quotes to Boost Your Confidence

Need to prep for a big event or presentation? Get a shot of confidence with these words to live by below.
by Melanie Santiago   |  Mar 29, 2015
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  1. The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
    Let your passion drive you to reach your dreams; don't focus on what others believe you can't do. Work hard to show them you CAN.

  2. Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous. 
    Give your best today! Do everything with kindness, love and a fierce sense of pursuing excellence.

  3. I got my own back.
    The way you use your talents, skills and know-how to get through rough times makes you a strong independent woman. Remember, a Candy Girl is tough!

  4. Sky above me, earth below me, fire within me. 
    Let the sky show you that you can dream far greater things, the earth ground you to notice the small things and the fire within you to do things with great passion.

  5. Be your own kind of beautiful.
    Compare yourself to another and you'll find a world of differences, not in any way ugly but unique! No one else will look just like you so be your own kind of beautiful.

  6. Kid, you'll move mountains.
    You are a girl made up of a set of talents, a wonderful mind and a caring heart. You have greatness within you, all you have to figure out is how to use them.

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  7. She saw every ending as a new beginning.
    Don't limit yourself to every road block you encounter, remember to find the positive in a negative situation and you’ll see more opportunities open for you.

  8.  I didn't set out to be unusual or different, I just wanted to do things my way.
    Celebrate your unique qualities! Open yourself to the world and you'll find yourself happier and more confident.

  9. Declaration of Intention.
    Declare your intentions this year and list down what bad habits you’ll let go, what flaws you'll embrace, what things you love and what you’ll stand up for.  

  10. Don't worry about those who talk behind your back, they're behind you for a reason.
    When you hear other people bad mouthing you or another person, take this time to reconsider giving them your attention. Instead, focus on your dreams and getting things done.

  11. We don't need magic to change the world.
    You may not have supernatural abilities, but you can still do a lot to help others and attain your dreams. Through hard work and strong will, you can be the change you want to see in this world.

  12. Confidence is not "they will like me" confidence is "I'll be fine if they don't."
    There's always somebody who’ll disagree with you but don’t let that stop you from living your life. Your fave idols also have haters, but you don’t see them quitting what they love to do.   

  13. Practice like you’ve never won, perform like you've never lost.
    Get up on stage and show the world what you've got!

  14. I'm not here to be average; I'm here to be awesome.
    Go beyond stereotypes and expectations, what’s inside you is so much more than what others (or you, for that matter) perceive.

  15. Confidence is what I feel about myself.
    Stand in front of the mirror and tell yourself your fears and what you don't like. Can you improve what you dislike or is it already part of you that you need to accept? Come to terms with yourself first so you can feel truly confident about yourself

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Melanie Santiago
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Frustrated painter and writer, Melanie also takes time to drop by candymag.com and share the stories she comes across.
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