Cool as a cucumber.
The dog that licks ashes is not to be trusted with flour.
Industry and economy are the only resources… It is vain to wait for money, or temporise. The great desiderata are public and private confidence. No country in the world can do without them… The circulation of confidence is better than the circulation of money. . . Confidence is better than the circulation of money. . […]
I haven’t a particle of confidence in a man who has no redeeming vices.
Confidence is the feeling you have before you understand the situation.
I have nothing but confidence in you, and very little of that.
Be humble, for the worst thing in the world is of the same stuff as you; be confident, for the stars are of the same stuff as you.
Those who know little are confident in everything.
Confidence: The feeling that makes one believe a man, even when one knows that one would lie in his place.
Success feeds them; they can, because it seems they can.