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These 105 inspirational quotes for women are wonderful ways to uplift your soul today.

Discover the Top-100 inspirational quotes and sayings on strong women with images. We’ve selected the best quotes, enjoy.

Best Strong Women Quotes And Sayings With Images


“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


“I am a strong woman. I don’t sit around feeling sorry for myself, nor let people mistreat me. I don’t respond to people who dictate to me or try to bring me down. If I fall I will rise up even stronger because I am survivor and not a victim. I am in control of my life and there is nothing I can’t achieve.”


“A strong woman stands up for herself. A stronger woman stands up for everybody else.”


“A strong woman is one who feels deeply and loves fiercely. Her tears flow as abundantly as her laughter. A strong woman is both soft and powerful, she is both practical and spiritual. A strong woman in her essence is a gift to the world.”


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


“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


“A strong woman loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, and perseveres… not matter what life at her.”


“Be a strong woman. So your daughter will have a role model and your son will know what to look for in a woman when he’s a man.”


 

“Never apologize for being a powerful woman.”


“And one day she discovered that she was fierce, and strong, and full of fire, and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears.” – Mark Anthony


“I am proud of the woman I am today, because I went through one hell of a time becoming her.”


“Be that strong girl that everyone knew would make it through the worst. Be that fearless girl the one would dare to do anything. Be that independent girl, who doesn’t need a man. Be that girl who never backed down.”


“She is clothed in strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.”


“Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


“Life has knocked me down a few times, it showed me things I never wanted to see. I experienced sadness and failures. But one thing for sure, I always get up.”


“A strong woman will automatically stop trying if she feels unwanted. She won’t fix it or beg, she’ll just walk away.”


“I am not a difficult woman at all. I am simply a strong woman and know my worth.”


“Be a first-rate version of yourself, not a second-rate version of someone else.”


“Beneath every strong, independent woman lies a broken little girl who had to learn how to get back up and to never depend on anyone.”


“Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.” – Jennifer Lopez


“The world needs strong women. Women who will lift and build others, who will love and be loved. Women who live bravely, both tender and fierce. Women of indomitable will.”


“You’re gonna be happy” said life, “but first I’ll make you strong.”


“She’s a simple woman, made to look complicated by a man who isn’t man enough to provide the things she deserves.”


“A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.”


“Once you figure out what respect tastes like, it tastes better than attention.” – Pink


“Some women are lost in the fire. Some women are built from it.”


“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.”


“There’s fire in her. If loved correctly she will warm your entire home. If abused she will burn it down.”


“She wore her scars as her best attire. A stunning dress made of hellfire.”


“Some women choose to follow men, and some choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that you career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.” – Lady Gaga


“Stay strong. Make them wonder how you’re still smiling.”


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


“I am a strong woman. Everything that’s hit me in life I’ve dealt with on my own. I’ve cried myself to sleep. Picked myself back up and wiped my own tears. I have grown from things meant to break me. I get stronger by the day and I have God to thank for that.”


“If my strength intimidates you, I hope you realize that’s a weakness of yours.”


“You can tell who the strong women are. They are the ones you see building one another up instead of tearing each other down.”


“Sometimes it takes balls to be a woman.”


“I know what I bring to the table. So trust me when I say I’m not afraid to eat alone.”


“She’s badass with a good heart, soft but strong. Unapologetic and honest. She’s the type of women you go to war beside, the type of woman you marry.”


“I’m not someone who can be controlled. I want someone who will watch me do my thing and be like “that’s my girl”


“Mirror, mirror on the wall, I’ll always get up after I fall. And whether I run, walk or have to crawl, I’ll set my goals and achieve them all.”


“I am a woman with thoughts and questions and shit to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story – I will.” – Amy Schumer


“I am a strong woman because a strong woman raised me.”


“Strong women aren’t simply born. We are forged through the challenges of life. With each challenge we grow mentally and emotionally. We move forward with our head held high and a strength that can not be denied. A woman who’s been through the storm and survived. We are warriors.”


“Be the kind of woman that when your feet hit the floor each morning the devil says “Oh crap, she’s up!”


“She’s a strong cup of black coffee in a world that is drunk on the cheap wine of shallow love.”


“She was a wild one; always stomping on eggshells that everyone else tip-toed on.” – Kaitlin Foster


“Strong women don’t play the victim. Don’t make themselves look pitiful and don’t point fingers. They stand and they deal.” – Mandy Hale


“Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women.”


“At 70 years old if I could give my younger self one piece of advice, it would be to use the words ‘fuck off’ much more frequently.” – Helen Mirren


“A strong woman is one who is able to smile this morning like she wasn’t crying last night.”


“She was powerful not because she wasn’t scared but because she went on so strongly, despite the fear.” – Atticus


“Strong women are often misperceived as cold and mean simply because they refuse to be disrespected, mistreated or taken for granted.”


“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.”


Inspirational Strong Women Quotes


“The strongest actions for a woman is to love herself, be herself and shine amongst those who never believed she could.”


“A strong woman understands that the gifts such as logic, decisiveness, and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all of her gifts.” – Nancy Rathburn


“I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.” – Mother Teresa


“The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race.” – Susan B. Anthony


“A strong woman builds her own world. She is one who is wise enough to know that it will attract the man she will gladly share it with.”


“Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.” – Charlotte Whitton


“Most people who meet my wife quickly conclude that she is remarkable. They are right about this. She is smart, funny and thoroughly charming. Often, after hearing her speak at some function or working with her on a project, people will approach me and say something to the effect of, you know, I think the world of you, Barack, but your wife, wow!”


“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.” – Oprah Winfrey


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


“Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, “She doesn’t have what it takes.” They will say, “Women don’t have what it takes.” – Clare Boothe Luce


“You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.” – Rosalynn Carter


“Take care of yourself now that you’re old enough to know how. Drink water, sleep eight hours (I wish), and don’t go within 400 feet of a tanning booth or I’ll slap you. Hard.” – Olivia Wilde


“One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.” – Sheila Murray Bethel


“I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody’s passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn’t mind learning.” – Amy Poehler


“Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you.” – Hillary Clinton


“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou


“Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses.” – Madame Marie du Deffand


“Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is.” – Anne Frank


“We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls: ‘You can have ambition, but not too much. You should aim to be successful, but not too successful. Otherwise, you will threaten the man.’ Because I am female, I am expected to aspire to marriage. I am expected to make my life choices, always keeping in mind that marriage is the most important. Now, marriage can be a source of joy and love and mutual support, but why do we teach girls to aspire to marriage and we don’t teach boys the same?” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


“Strong women need not declare they can carry all the burdens in life. They just quietly do it and survive with a smile.”


“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” – Melinda Gates


“Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.”


“The girls who were unanimously considered beautiful often rested on their beauty alone. I felt I had to do things, to be intelligent and develop a personality in order to be seen as attractive. By the time I realized maybe I wasn’t plain and might even possibly be pretty, I had already trained myself to be a little more interesting and informed.” – Diane Von Furstenberg


“Strong women wear their pain like they do stilettos. No matter how much it hurts, all you see is the beauty of it.”


“Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour


“I am a strong woman with or without this other person, with or without this job, and with or without these tight pants.”


“Women have to work much harder to make it in this world. It really pisses me off that women don’t get the same opportunities as men do, or money for that matter. Because lets face it, money gives men the power to run the show. It gives men the power to define our values and to define what’s sexy and what’s feminine and that’s bullshit. At the end of the day, it’s not about equal rights, it’s about how we think. We have to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves.”


“Women are leaders everywhere you look—from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women, and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes.” – Nancy Pelosi


“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


“Figure out who are you separate from your family, and the man or woman you’re in a relationship with. Find who you are in this world and what you need to feel good alone. I think that’s the most important thing in life. Find a sense of self. With that, you can do anything else.” – Angelina Jolie


“Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.” – Helen Keller


“I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.” – Rosa Parks


“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” – Margaret Thatcher


“You don’t have to play masculine to be a strong woman.” – Mary Elizabeth Winstead


“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” – Marie Curie


“The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.” – Albert Einstein


“Sometimes I wake up and think I look horrible. And sometimes I see a strong woman.” – Irina Shayk


“I’m lucky my wife is a strong woman. She’s one of the stronger people I’ve ever met. It’s hard for me to be away, but I know my home life is fine because my wife is there.” – Darius Rucker


“A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done.” – Marge Piercy


“I’ve often thought it unfair that women are expected to stay at home when there’s a fight to be won. If a woman has the strength to bear a child, she can swing a sword as well as any man.” – Karen Hawkins


“I like to play a strong woman, but a strong woman can also be very fragile and vulnerable at the same time.” – Carice van Houten


“Let’s be clear, I’m a strong woman.” – Bethenny Frankel


“A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars.” – Carly Simon


“When you are a strong woman, you will attract trouble. When a man feels threatened, there is always trouble.” – Barbara Taylor Bradford

They can inspire you to become a strong woman yourself that approaches life with confidence. The following inspirational quotes for.

Wisdom For Women Quotes

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We all look up to strong, independent women. But how do we become one ourselves?

It’s easy to give in to feelings of self-doubt and back down from challenges. But that’s certainly not what being a strong woman is all about.

Here are some inspirational quotes for women by some of the strongest women in history that will inspire and empower you.

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Strong Women – Quotes

“When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.” – Helen Keller (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.” – Helen Keller

“Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.” – Margaret Thatcher

“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” – Katharine Hepburn

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Maya Angelou

“Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers. You can fill your life up with ideas and still go home lonely. All you really have that really matters are feelings. That’s what music is to me.” – Janis Joplin

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin

“If you don’t like being a doormat then get off the floor.” – Al Anon

“Whatever you do, be different – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.” – Anita Roddick

“A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.” – Madonna

“A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt (Photo credit: U.S. Federal Government)

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

“I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.” – Mother Teresa

“Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences.” – J. K. Rowling

“I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race.” – Susan B. Anthony

“We ask justice, we ask equality, we ask that all the civil and political rights that belong to citizens of the United States, be guaranteed to us and our daughters forever.” – Susan B. Anthony

“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.” – Oprah Winfrey

“It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union…. Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.” – Susan B. Anthony

“A strong woman understands that the gifts such as logic, decisiveness, and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all of her gifts.” – Nancy Rathburn

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

“I want to do is because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.” – Amelia Earhart

“Just watch, all of you men. I’ll show you what a woman can do…I’ll go across the country, I’ll race to the Moon… I’ll never look back.” – Edna Gardner Whyte

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

“We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” – Marie Curie (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” – Marie Curie

“Success breeds confidence.” – Beryl Markham

“Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, “She doesn’t have what it takes.” They will say, “Women don’t have what it takes.” – Clare Boothe Luce

“The way in which we think of ourselves has everything to do with how our world see us and how we see ourselves successfully acknowledged by the world.” – Arlene Rankin

“Love is anterior to Life, Posterior to Death, Initial of Creation, and The Exponent of Earth.” – Emily Dickinson

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

“Most people who meet my wife quickly conclude that she is remarkable. They are right about this. She is smart, funny and thoroughly charming. Often, after hearing her speak at some function or working with her on a project, people will approach me and say something to the effect of, you know, I think the world of you, Barack, but your wife, wow!” – Barack Obama, The Audacity of Hope

“People think at the end of the day that a man is the only answer [to fulfillment]. Actually a job is better for me.” – Princess Diana

“If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.” – Charlotte Whitton

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker

“One likes people much better when they’re battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph.” – Virginia Woolf

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou

“Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses.” – Madame Marie du Deffand

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller

“When you lose a couple of times, it makes you realize how difficult it is to win.” – Steffi Graf

“You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing, no one to blame.” – Erica Jong

“You move totally away from reality when you believe that there is a legitimate reason to suffer.” – Byron Katie

“Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.” – Ruth Gordon

“Always go with the choice that scares you the most, because that’s the one that is going to require the most from you.” – Caroline Myss

“Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

“One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.” – Sheila Murray Bethel

“It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.” – J. K. Rowling

“Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.” – Rosalind Russell

“Woman must not accept; she must challenge.She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her; she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression.” – Margaret Sanger

“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” – Melinda Gates

“You can have unbelievable intelligence, you can have connections, you can have opportunities fall out of the sky. But in the end, hard work is the true, enduring characteristic of successful people.” – Marsha Evans

“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” – Melinda Gates

“A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do. A woman must do what he can’t.” – Rhonda Hansome

“We still live in a world in which a significant fraction of people, including women, believe that a woman belongs and wants to belong exclusively in the home.” – Rosalyn Sussman

“You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.” – Rosalynn Carter

“One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.” – Simone de Beauvoir

— Quincy Seale

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God created women to be the most incredible balance of soft and strong. And we have the incredible ability to be so many things to so many people. But sometimes being a friend, a wife, a mother, a sister, a partner in Christ can truly be exhausting. These 105 inspirational quotes for women will remind you to love and embrace the incredible person God made you to be.

“But for Adam no suitable helper was found. So the LORD God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man's ribs and then closed up the place with flesh. Then the LORD God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man. The man said, ‘This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called ‘woman,' for she was taken out of man.'” Genesis 2:20-23

Inspirational Quotes for Women on Happiness

“Just keep taking chances and having fun” Garth Brooks

"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement." Helen Keller

"It was such a blessing to find myself thriving in the middle of the pain. Unless you find a way to do that, there’s always going to be this fake illusion that once you get there–wherever “there” is for you–you’ll be happy. But that’s just not life. If you can’t find happiness in the ugliness, you’re not going to find it in beauty, either." Joanna Gaines

“Be the attitude you want to be around” Tim DeTellis

"I try to live in a little bit of my own joy and not let people steal it or take it." Hoda Kotb

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud” Maya Angelou

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present” Jim Rohn

Inspirational Quotes for Women on Beauty

“After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world” Christian Dior

“The age of a woman doesn’t mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“No one can avoid aging, but aging productively is something else.” Katharine Graham

 

Inspirational Quotes for Women on Being Yourself

"In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different." Coco Chanel

"Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim." Nora Ephron

"Everyone shines, given the right lighting." Susan Cain

“Use your knowledge, and your heart, to stand up for those who can’t stand, speak for those who can’t speak, be a beacon of light for those whose lives have become dark.” Julie Andrews

“I can’t wish I weren’t something that I am.” Jenna Bush

“There will never be another woman who owns the look, the personality, and the experience that you do. Those ingredients make up the recipe that defines who you are, and it’s your gift from the Lord – own it.” Candace Cameron

“Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don't know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is.” Anne Frank

"Nothing about my birth – or yours – was random or accidental. I was born for this time – and so were you. We were each chosen for a particular, cosmically important task that can be done by no one else." Christine Caine

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“I refused to take no for an answer” Bessie Coleman

"Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make them all yourself." Elenor Roosevelt

“Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it” Harper Lee

"Comparison is often why our important roles shrink to seem so insignificant. Comparison robs us of the joy of obedience." Jennie Allen

Inspirational Quotes for Women on Following Your Calling

"If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one." Dolly Parton

"I choose to make the rest of my life the best of my life." Louise Hay

"First comes peace. Then joy. Then love. And finally understanding." Chonda Pierce

“Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.” CS Lewis

 

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!” Audrey Hepburn

“You don’t waste your entire life waiting to go back to dust.” Reba McEntire

“This is life we’ve been given, made to be lived out, so… live out loud.” Steven Curtis Chapman

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"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away." Maya Angelou

“Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.” Leo Buscaglia

"When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful." Malala Yousafzai

"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

 

 

"What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make." Jane Goodall

“Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong.” Ella Fitzgerald

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible” Francis of Assisi

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” J.K. Rowling

"Don't quit, and don't give up. The reward is just around the corner. And in times of doubt or times of joy, listen for that still, small voice. Know that God has been there from the beginning-and he will be there until . . . The End." Joanna Gaines

Inspirational Quotes for Women on Fearlessness

"Knowing what must be done does away with fear." Rosa Parks

“Don’t let fear or frustration – or the fact that others around you seem to be all set – immobilize you. But do, from this day forward, open yourself up to possibilities you might never have considered. Step up. Step out of your comfort zone. Consider saying ‘yes' even when ‘no' feels much safer” Meredith Vieira

“I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship.” Mary Louise Alcott

"It's been said that peace is not the absence of danger but the presence of God." Anne Graham Lotz

“How very little can be done under the spirit of fear.” Florence Nightingale

"You can't be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute." Tina Fey

"It's not the absence of fear, it's overcoming it. Sometimes you've got to blast through and have faith." Emma Watson

"Courage is fear that has said its prayers and decided to go forward anyway." Joyce Meyer

Inspirational Quotes for Women on Overcoming

"Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried, but you’ve actually been planted." Christine Caine

“Failure is a disappointment, but not defeat.” Jeanne Robertson

"Don't be the girl who fell. Be the girl who got back up." Jenette Stanley

“Life is tough, my darling, but so are you” Stephanie Bennett Henry

“If you live for people’s acceptance you’ll die from their rejection” Lecrae

“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and to discover the prisoner was you” Corrie Ten Boom

“Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts” Nikki Giovanni

“The people I admire the most are the ones who fall and break and hurt and ache; yet still have the courage to rise once more” April Green

“Every day may not be good, but there’s something good in every day.” Alice Morse Earle

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"Complain and remain. Praise and be raised." Joyce Meyer

"All suffering has an end." Kay Arthur

“If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.” Mary Pickford

“Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.” Marilyn Vos Savant

Inspirational Quotes for Women on Love

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” Lucille Ball

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” Helen Keller

"Self-care needs to be included in what you should be doing. It is not a privilege. It is a necessity." Jessica N. Turner

"Love isn’t about what we did yesterday; it’s about what we do today and tomorrow and the day after" Grace Lee Boggs

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“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” Helen Keller

“You can’t touch love, but you can feel the sweetness that it pours into everything.” Anne Sullivan Macy

Inspirational Quotes for Women on Kindness

“I hope you’re proud of yourself for the times you’ve said ‘yes,’ when all it meant was extra work for you and was seemingly helpful only to somebody else.” Fred Rogers

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not." Dr. Seuss

“Kindness is a language the blind can see and the deaf can hear” Mark Twain

“Kindness is always fashionable, and always welcome.” Amelia Barr

“We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” Ronald Reagan

“The biggest disease this day and age is that of people feeling unloved.” Princess Diana

“People who are truly strong lift others up. People who are truly powerful bring others together.” Michelle Obama

"No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as good to the soul as the truth.” Martha Beck

Inspirational Quotes for Women on Motherhood

"Don't take too much credit for your children - or too much blame!" Debora Spar

“I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you” Joyce Meyer

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

“A miracle is really the only way to describe motherhood and giving birth. It’s unbelievable how God has made us women and babies to endure and be able to do so much. A miracle, indeed. Such an incredible blessing.” Jennie Finch

“Done is better than perfect” Sheryl Sandberg

"As mothers, we are building great cathedrals. We cannot be seen if we’re doing it right. And one day, it is very possible that the world will marvel, not only at what we have built, but at the beauty that has been added to the world by the sacrifices of invisible women." Nicole Johnson

Inspirational Quotes for Women on God

"God is the God of "right now." He doesn't want you sitting around regretting yesterday. Nor does He want you wringing your hands and worrying about the future. He wants you focusing on what He is saying to you and putting in front of you ... right now." Priscilla Shirer

"Satan never wastes a fiery dart on an area covered in armor." Beth Moore

“He’s for us, He loves us, and sometimes, we need to just stop, enjoy His presence and take that in.” Kari Jobe

“There is not a formula for the way that God heals. There’s not a timetable.” Amy Grant

"What does it mean to you to realize that God does know EVERYTHING about you...and still loves you beyond reason?" Natalie Grant

“But the Bible says, even though we may blow it every day,
God’s mercy is fresh for us every morning.” Kathie Lee Gifford

“God speaks with authority on every subject including marriage and His advice trumps Oprah’s every time.” Kirk Cameron

"Only you can decide how your fires will affect you. Will you be sanctified or scarred?" Beth Moore

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"I believe in the me God made and in the me God can make. I believe he made me on purpose and didn't make any mistakes when it came to my creation. I believe he is doing a good work in me, and in you. And that though I am flawed, God is loving me and refining me and reminding me that God in me is where I can place my trust. And that is the place where I find my courage." Annie F. Downs

"We have no idea how busy God’s hands are even when His mouth seems closed. Where God is concerned, silence never equals slumber." Beth Moore

"I know Scripture is not going to change, but I also know that I am." Beth Moore

"Christian life isn't a one-person race. It's a relay. You are not alone; you're part of a team assembled by our unstoppable God to achieve his eternal purposes." Christine Caine

"Faith is not faith until it is tested!" Kay Arthur

“My home is in Heaven. I’m just traveling through this world.” Billy Graham

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Women Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old women quotes, women sayings, and women proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others.

Amelia Earhart

You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.     

Brigham Young

Women get the last word in every argument. Anything a man says after that is the beginning of a new argument.

Author Unknown

Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.     

Oprah Winfrey

Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.     

Joseph Conrad

As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.     

John Lennon

A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.     

D.H. Lawrence

A woman is like a tea bag - you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.

Eleanor Roosevelt

I'd much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they're the first to be rescued off sinking ships.

Gilda Radner

In our society, the women who break down barriers are those who ignore limits.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.

Aristotle Onassis

Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.

Timothy Leary

Women want love to be a novel, men a short story.     

Daphne du Maurier

Women do not find it difficult nowadays to behave like men, but they often find it extremely difficult to behave like gentlemen.     

Compton Mackenzie

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