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10 Confidence-Boosting Quotes for Shy Guys

By May 26, 2015Dating Tips


Just because you’re shy doesn’t mean you can’t succeed in the dating world! An extroverted personality might have an easier time making those first big moves, but it’s the strong silent types that often offer something truly special. Ladies love mysterious men (and your shy demeanor plays right into that fantasy), so get out there and show her what you’ve got. Check out these 10 confidence-boosting quotes to help get you prepared for the moment:

1. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. “When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.”  – Joe Namath

3. “To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance.” – Oscar Wilde

4. “You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can’t have it.”  – Dr. Robert Anthony

5. “Confidence is preparation.  Everything else is beyond your control.” – Richard Kline

6. “You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan

7. “Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don’t let these feelings stop them.” – T. Harv Eker

8. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

9. “Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.” – Malcolm S. Forbes

10. “Just do it.” – Dan Wieden for Nike

We could all use a good confidence boost every now and again (whether it’s for dating or just living life to the fullest), so the next time you need a pep talk be sure to turn to this list of quotes from some of the world’s deepest thinking dudes.

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