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To lose confidence in one’s body is to lose confidence in one’s self.
Volume II: Lived Experience, Part One: Formative Years, Chapter 2: The Girl
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You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with...
Fear might work on a man, but confidence fights against fear.
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