Quotation Explorer - 'Self-Doubt'

The best writers I've read possess oodles of self-doubt, yet claw their way up with each work and remain humble. Boastful ones, not so much. - Don Roff
Probe deeply enough, under the slickest façade of confidence, and you tapped a vein of self-doubt or a hidden fear. Irrational fears and baseless doubts, many of them, but that was precisely why constant reassurance was necessary to the human animal. - Barbara Michaels
I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I'm like, 'My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don't have it. I just want to chill.' We all have self-doubt. You don't deny it, but you also don't capitulate to it. You embrace it. - Kobe Bryant
Self-doubt inflicts the deepest wounds. - Marty Rubin
I write every day whether somebody pays me or not. I write every day whether or not self-doubt is kicking my ass. It's what writers must do. - Don Roff
Self-doubt and Depression are the real killers. The other are just pawns. - Deyth Banger
Don't imprison yourself through self-doubt. Break out of your self-imposed prison with intentional action. - Tony Curl
Self-doubt imprisons those that never overcome it. - Obiora Embry
I loved Monty Python for the wordplay--this sense that you didn’t have to squash your intelligence to be funny. In fact, you could walk right into your intelligence and nerdiness and self-doubt, and that could be funny. - George Saunders
Believe in yourself, your abilities and your own potential. Never let self-doubt hold you captive. You are worthy of all that you dream of and hope for. - Roy Bennett
Don't stop yourself from greatness before you've begun from fear or from self-doubt. You were put here on this planet to do great things, to pioneer change by way of your own personal uniqueness, and to express yourself and share your happiness with others. - Kaiden Blake
If you could see into a woman’s heart you’d be shocked at the cracks and chasms of self-doubt, fear, and pain it holds. It’s a wreck and yet it manages to love like it’s never been broken. - Toni Sorenson
Limitations are nothing more than optical illusions, created by our own self-doubt. - Robert M. Hensel
The hardest period in life is one’s twenties. It’s a shame because you’re your most gorgeous, and you’re physically in peak condition. But it’s actually when you’re most insecure and full of self-doubt. When you don’t know what’s going to happen, it’s frightening. - Helen Mirren
Fear and self-doubt are the deadly enemies of creativity. Don’t invite either into your mind. - Don Roff
Because of self-doubt, the fear of failure, or laziness, most people usually bite off way less than they can chew. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If you can think about it, you can achieve it. The difference between your thought and achievement are your self-doubt, and fear of failure. The longer you will take to start, the longer you will take to reach your destination. Seeds of everything that we see around were first sown in the mind. - Sanjeev Himachali
Ego, Identity and Self - the 3 concepts of one's creation that defines them entirely. Have an Ego, for without one, there is nothing but self-doubt. Have an Identity, for without one, there is nothing but an empty shell. Understand your 'Self,' for if you don't, then who or what are you? - Lionel Suggs
Anxiety and stress derive from fear and self-doubt. - Debasish Mridha
To a writer, self-doubt is horrible. But what if you didn't have it, where would the challenge be? - Mekiah Johnson
Never let fear hold you captive. Never let self-doubt hold you captive. Never let frustration hold you captive. - Roy Bennett
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