“You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” —Michael Jordan, basketball player

“You’ve got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.” —Chris Evert, tennis player

“Always be yourself–express yourself, have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.” —Bruce Lee, martial artist and actor

“Confidence is when you believe in yourself and your abilities; arrogance is when you think you are better than others and act accordingly.” —Stewart Stafford, author

“Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” —Rumi, poet