The essence of successful discipline is not technique; rather, it is self-confidence.
I have great faith in fools - self-confidence my friends will call it.
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Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Ability Almost Anything Listen Losing
Confidence is ignorance. If you're feeling cocky, it's because there's something you don't know.
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The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.
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I'm not sentimental--I'm as romantic as you are. The idea, you know,
is that the sentimental person thinks things will last--the romantic
person has a desperate confidence that they won't.
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