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When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty-one, little did I suspect that I should be at forty-nine, what I now am. - Samuel Johnson


There can be no great courage where there is no confidence or assurance, and half the battle is in the conviction that we can do what we undertake. - Orison Swett Marden


Public confidence in the integrity of the Government is indispensable to faith in democracy; and when we lose faith in the system, we have lost faith in everything we fight and spend for. - Adlai Ewing Stevenson


There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive. - Tacitus [Cornelius Tacitus]


The body of all true religion consists, to be sure, in obedience to the will of the Sovereign of the world, in a confidence in His declarations, and in imitation of His perfections. - Edmund Burke


Do not put too much confidence in experimental results until they have been confirmed by theory. - Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington


The modern world breaks down into two categories, those who say things like 'systems change' with utter confidence that everyone knows what they mean, and those who hear the phrase and are stricken with that sharp pain above the eyes you get when you eat your ice cream too quickly. - James Lileks


The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld