Tag Archives: Confidence

Accept who you are; and revel in it


“Accept who you are;
and revel in it.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Accepteer wie je bent; en Geniet er van

Tuesdays with Morrie (film)

Tuesdays with Morrie (film) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Feeling cocky, Confidence and Ignorance


“Confidence is ignorance. If you’re feeling cocky,
it’s because there’s something you don’t know.”
Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie >Verwaandheid, Vertrouwen en Onwetendheid

Artemis Fowl: The Seventh Dwarf

Artemis Fowl: The Seventh Dwarf (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Reflection by the making of worries


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


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Reflectie bij het maken van zorgen

Eleanor Roosevelt with Fala

Eleanor Roosevelt with Fala (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Reflection to gain strength, courage and confidence


“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 Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Bedenking over verkrijgen van kracht, moed en vertrouwen

George T. Bye, Eleanor Roosevelt. Westbrook Pe...

George T. Bye, Eleanor Roosevelt. Westbrook Pegler, Deems Taylor, Quaker Lake, Pawling, New York (home of Lowell Thomas) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent


“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Bedenk: Niemand kan je minderwaardig doen voelen zonder jouw toestemming

Eleanor Roosevelt at 15

Eleanor Roosevelt at 15 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Willing to be little


“A great man is always willing to be little.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Bereid om klein te zijn

" Waldo Emerson, head-and-shoulders portr...

” Waldo Emerson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right / engraved and published by S.A. Schoff … from an original drawing by Sam W. Rowse in the possession of Charles Eliot Norton, Esq. ; S.A. Schoff.” Engraving. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Your only limitations are those you set upon yourself


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


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Jouw enige beperkingen zijn diegene die je op jezelf hebt gesteld

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If he would have become a soldier or a monk


“When I was a child my mother said to me,
‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general.
If you become a monk, you’ll be the pope.’
Instead I became a painter
and wound up as Picasso.”
Pablo Picasso


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Indien hij een soldaat of monnik werd

Pablo Picasso 1962

Pablo Picasso 1962 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Those who don’t know that failure is inevitable


“Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.”
Coco Chanel, Believing in Ourselves: The Wisdom of Women


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Zij die niet weten dat mislukking onvermijdelijk is

English: Hugh Richard Arthur Grosvenor, Duke o...

English: Hugh Richard Arthur Grosvenor, Duke of Westminster and Coco Chanel (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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To Do with or without them


“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


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Met of zonder hen doen

a fancy Karen

a fancy Karen (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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