Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Self-trust is the first secret of success.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Follow your heart but take your brain with you.
The man who cannot believe in himself cannot believe in anything else. The basics of all integrity and character is whatever faith we have in our own integrity.
Roy L. Smith
You have to believe in yourself. That’s the secret.
Even when I was in the orphanage, when I was roaming the street trying to find enough to eat, even then I thought of myself as the greatest actor in the world.
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him.
Booker T. Washington
You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.
This is a very important quote.
We tend to forget that all the things that feel so logical and understandable from today’s perspective weren’t all that self-evident back when decisions had to be made.
In the chaos of everyday life you have to make a lot of decisions without knowing enough about the big picture to make the best decision as of right now. But still, you have to make those decisions and even not making them is basically a decision, although most likely not a good one.
Instead of overanalyzing or being paralized by fear of doing wrong, just trust yourself, trust your feelings and ideas and most importantly: Trust that it will work out in the end. After all, it has worked out until know, has it not?
A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking, because its trust is not in the branch but in its own wings.
Good instincts tell you what to do long before your head has figured it out.