These inspirational quotes are all about women

July 11, 2018 5:01 pm Last Updated: July 11, 2018 7:35 pm

It’s been an eventful year with women speaking up and leading calls to denounce all forms of violence, harassment, and discrimination.  In solidarity with these women, here are a few quotes to celebrate, value and respect, today and every day, the fabulous women around the world and inspire their daughters who will become the women of tomorrow.

As the saying goes, “you must know that you can do this. You are strong. You will make it. Just hang on and keep believing in yourself, always.”

“We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.” – Kavita Ramdas

“A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“She was an artist and her life was her canvas.” – Anonymous

“I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.” ― Madonna

“We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.” —Sheryl Sandberg

“I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men, they are far superior and always have been.” – William Golding

“You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot before the other, and God damn it, you refuse to let it get to you. You fight. You cry. You curse. Then you go about the business of living. That’s how I’ve done it. There’s no other way.” – Elizabeth Taylor

“The qualities I most admire in women are confidence and kindness.” – Oscar de la Renta

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Fail is another steppingstone to greatness”. – Oprah Winfrey

“There’s never been a more important woman than the one who stands up, not just for herself, but for everyone else.” —Hillary Clinton

“There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a third power stronger than both, that of women.” – Malala Yousafzai

“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” —Michelle Obama

“I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles”. – Audrey Hepburn

“She is clothed with strength and dignity and laughs without fear of the future.” – Proverbs 31:25

“We must join together as partners – women and girls, men and boys – to make gender equality a reality for all. Our aspirations for a world of peace, prosperity, dignity and opportunity for all depend on it.” – Antonio Guterres

“Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. It’s about making life more fair for women everywhere. It’s not about a piece of the existing pie; there are too many of us for that. It’s about baking a new pie.” – Gloria Steinem

“A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.” – Diane Mariechild

“It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” – Madeleine Albright

“I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.” – Emma Stone

“You have what it takes to be a victorious, independent, fearless woman.” – Tyra Banks

“Nothing changes the gender equation more significantly than women’s economic freedom”. – Gloria Steinem

“The best protection any woman can have … is courage.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton

“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand

“Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.” – Maya Angelou

“The best way to create to predict your future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Little girls with dreams become women with vision.” – Unknown

“Forgive those who insult you, attack you, belittle you or take you for granted. But more than this, forgive yourself for allowing them to hurt you.” – Unknown

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” – Nora Ephron

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