"Sometimes confidence means that, being in a choiceless state, you trust in yourself and use your savings, strength, good memory, and stiff upper lip, and you accelerate your aggression and tell yourself that you're going to make it. That is the way of amateur warriors. In this case, confidence does not mean that you have confidence 'in' something, but it is remaining in the state of confidence, free from competition or one-upmanship. This is an unconditional state in which you simply posses an unwavering state of mind that needs no reference point. There is no room for doubt; even the question of doubt does not occur. This kind of confidence contains gentleness, because the notion of fear does not arise; sturdiness, because in the state of confidence there is ever-prescent resourcefulness; and joy, because trusting in the heart brings a greater sense of humor. This confidence can manifest as majesty, elegance, and richness in a person's life."