Confidence gets us to where we want to go even when we're armed with little else. Learn from famous African-Americans who believe in the power of confidence.

Don?t back down just to keep the peace. Standing up for your beliefs builds self-confidence and self-esteem.
Oprah Winfrey

I tell them that the most important aspect is to be yourself and have confidence in yourself.
Wilma Rudolph

If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
Marcus Garvey, The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey

One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
Arthur Ashe