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Arthur Golden

Arthur Golden was born and brought up in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He is a 1978 graduate of Harvard College with a degree in art history, specialising in Japanese art. In 1980 he earned an MA in Japanese history from Columbia where he also learned Mandarin Chinese. In 1988 he received an MA in English from Boston. He has lived and worked in Japan, but now lives in Brookline, Massachusetts, with his wife and children.
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Featured Article: 45+ Quotes to Boost Your Confidence


Feeling down and unsure of yourself? Launching a new business? Changing careers? Going back to school? Whatever your goal, these quotes offer a much-needed reminder: Believing in yourself is critical to achieving it. Nearly everyone has attacks of insecurity and self-doubt. These wise and rousing words will give you a much-needed jolt of self-affirmation and the strength of mind to soar. Gathered from some of the greatest novelists and most successful self-dev authors, the following quotes will help you reclaim your confidence. So, read on—and be brave, be bold, and be your amazing self!

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A Quote by Arthur Golden

'I never seek to defeat the man I am fighting,' he explained. 'I seek to defeat his confidence. A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory. Two men are equals—true equals—only when they both have equal confidence.'


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