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I Know The Difference Between Confidence And Arrogance

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 335 People

    A lot of people think I'm arrogant

    because I'm quiet, brutally honest, and a bit narcissistic, but truthfully I know my strengths and my weaknesses. Sometimes I verbalize incorrectly but I'm confident in myself, flaws and all.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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    I wish everyone did. Confidence is a huge turn

    on. Someone that knows their capabilities and carries themselves in a positive, self assured manner is so much more attractive than the over-bearing, cavalier people who don't truly possess confidence, just the extreme behavior, attempting to pass their arrogance off as...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    In A Nutshell...

    Confidence: Thinking you can do it right. Arrogance: Thinking ONLY you can do it right.
    GwydionFrost GwydionFrost 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 17, 2012

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    Confidence And Arrogance, Ignorance And Stupidity

    In my opinion, confidence is being sure of yourself while being willing to change and learn when you are wrong. Arrogance is being sure of yourself and refusing to change or learn when you are wrong.Just as ignorance is the lack of knowledge while stupidity is the refusal to gain...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T Mar 13, 2013

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