B is for Belief. My Favourite Motivational Quotes for Boosting Self-belief.

This post is part of our blog series, The A to Z of Being Babyproof, a celebration of the attitudes and behaviours it takes to balance career and family – because babyproof” is not a destination, it’s a blueprint for having it all and making it work.

This week we’re rounding off our series of blogs on belief with some powerful motivational quotes to give your self-confidence a boost. We’ve spent the last few weeks exploring how important self-belief is to achieving your family and career goals and looked at strategies for challenging limiting beliefs and developing a dynamic and positive mindset . With these tools and resources at your disposal, you’re now ready to start chasing those audacious dreams. Check out my favourite motivational quotes; be inspired and be a believer – it worked for these guys!


My Favourite Motivational Quotes for Boosting Self-Belief


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“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” – Golda Meir


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


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“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” – Thomas Jefferson


“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.” – J.M. Barrie


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“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


“Argue for your limitations and they are yours.” – Richard Bach


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“Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.” – Christopher Morley


“With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world.” – Dalai Lama


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“Don’t live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable.” – Wendy Wasserstein


“It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.” – Attributed to Hanoch McCarty


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“Whatever I pledged for myself in my wildest extravagant moments shall be the truth for me. Talk not to me of sober estimate, — I set a daring limit when drunk with expectancy.” – Muriel Strode (1875–1964), My Little Book of Life, 1912


“I am not a has-been. I am a will be.” – Lauren Bacall


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motivational quotesCaroline Flanagan is a Keynote Speaker, Babyproof Coach and Author of Babyproof Your Career, The Secret to Balancing Work and Family so you can Enjoy It All. Caroline believes passionately in the dream of having it all, and founded Babyproof Your Life to train and prepare ambitious career women for the marathon of working parenthood so they can find their own way to #enjoyitall and #makeitwork. You can reach Caroline at caroline@babyproofyourlife.com