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These inspirational quotes for women, from women, will help to light a fire that One of the more famous quotes of Eleanor Roosevelt, this is definitely true and.

Most lists of motivational quotes are dominated by the counsel of men, and it certainly isn't because women lack words of wisdom. So, I curated a list of my favorite quotes -- from luminaries living and dead, activists and athletes, authors and actors, leaders and lovers -- all women. Each of these is powerful in its own right; together, they form a motivational stew, encouraging you to seize life and sprint towards success.

1. "If I stop to kick every barking dog I am not going to get where I'm going." - Jackie Joyner-Kersee

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

3. "You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness." - Diane von Furstenberg

4. "I was smart enough to go through any door that opened." - Joan Rivers

5. "Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations can never effect a reform." - Susan B. Anthony

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

7. "Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement." - Golda Meir

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

9. "I didn't get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it." - Estée Lauder

10. "Power's not given to you. You have to take it." - Beyoncé Knowles Carter

11. "The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity." - Amelia Earhart

12. "The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves." - Barbara Corcoran

13. "You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them." - Shonda Rhimes

14. "I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done." - Lucille Ball

15. "I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say 'yes, women can.'" - Dilma Rousseff

16. "Beware of monotony; it's the mother of all the deadly sins." - Edith Wharton

17. "If you don't risk anything, you risk even more." - Erica Jong

18. "I have stood on a mountain of no's for one yes." - B. Smith

19. "The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice." - Peggy O'Mara

20. "You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe." - Leymah Gbowee

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

22. "If you think taking care of yourself is selfish, change your mind. If you don't, you're simply ducking your responsibilities." - Ann Richards

23. "You can't give up! If you give up, you're like everybody else." - Chris Evert

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

25. "Done is better than perfect." - Sheryl Sandberg

26. "One of the secrets to staying young is to always do things you don't know how to do, to keep learning." - Ruth Reichl

27. "Be first and be lonely." - Ginni Rometty

28. "One cannot accomplish anything without fanaticism." - Eva Perón

29. "Look your best - who said love is blind?" - Mae West

30. "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

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

32. "You can imprison a man, but not an idea. You can exile a man, but not an idea. You can kill a man, but not an idea." - Benazir Bhutto

33. "Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create." - Oprah Winfrey

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

35. "I firmly believe you never should spend your time being the former anything." - Condoleezza Rice

36. "I may be wearing makeup, but I can throw a fastball by you at the same time." - Jennie Finch

37. "A good compromise is one where everybody makes a contribution." - Angela Merkel

38. "A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done." - Marge Piercy

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

40. "Drama is very important in life: You have to come on with a bang. You never want to go out with a whimper." - Julia Child

41. "If your home environment is good and peaceful and easy, your life is better and easier." - Lori Greiner

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

43. "The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me." - Ayn Rand

44. "Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier." - Mother Teresa

45. "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

46. "When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak." - Audre Lorde

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

48. "Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation." - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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

50. "You should treat your marriage like a business that you wouldn't want to let fail." - Lisa Ling

51. "It's one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody." - Maya Angelou

52. "Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay." - Simone de Beauvoir

53. "If you're not making some notable mistakes along the way, you're certainly not taking enough business and career chances." - Sallie Krawcheck

54. "A surplus of effort could overcome a deficit of confidence." - Sonia Sotomayor

55. "Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for." - Jennifer Lopez

56. "You can be the lead in your own life." - Kerry Washington

57. "When you feel copied, remember that people can only go where you have already been, they have no idea where you are going next." - Liz Lange*

58. "You can't please everyone, and you can't make everyone like you." - Katie Couric

59. "No one changes the world who isn't obsessed." - Billie Jean King

60. "Hold your head and your standards high even as people or circumstances try to pull you down." - Tory Johnson*

61. "The best thing to hold onto in life is each other." - Audrey Hepburn

62. "Normal is not something to aspire to, it's something to get away from." - Jodie Foster

63. "I am always busy, which is perhaps the chief reason why I am always well." - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

64. "I learned a long time ago that there is something worse than missing the goal, and that's not pulling the trigger." - Mia Hamm

65. "When I'm hungry, I eat. When I'm thirsty, I drink. When I feel like saying something, I say it." - Madonna

66. "Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it." - Brene Brown

67. "I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself." - Arianna Huffington

68. "I'm always perpetually out of my comfort zone." - Tory Burch

69. "If you can't go straight ahead, you go around the corner." - Cher

70. "If you don't get out of the box you've been raised in, you won't understand how much bigger the world is." - Angelina Jolie

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

72. "If you're someone people count on, particularly in difficult moments, that's a sign of a life lived honorably." - Rachel Maddow

73. "When you embrace your difference, your DNA, your look or heritage or religion or your unusual name, that's when you start to shine." - Bethenny Frankel

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

75. "If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing." - Margaret Thatcher

76. "The challenge is not to be perfect...it's to be whole." - Jane Fonda

77. "Don't look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance." - Anne Lamott

78. "There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there." - Indira Gandhi

79. "All careers go up and down like friendships, like marriages, like anything else, and you can't bat a thousand all the time." - Julie Andrews

80. "If somebody can do something 80 percent as good as you think you would have done it yourself, then you've got to let it go." - Sara Blakely

81. "This journey has always been about reaching your own other shore no matter what it is, and that dream continues." - Diana Nyad

82. "You have trust in what you think. If you splinter yourself and try to please everyone, you can't." - Annie Leibovitz

83. "If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love." - Princess Diana

84. "We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better." - J.K. Rowling

85. "When you're through changing, you're through." - Martha Stewart

86. "We need to start work with the idea that we're going to learn every day. I learn, even at my position, every single day." - Chanda Kochhar

87. "Cherish forever what makes you unique, cuz you're really a yawn if it goes." - Bette Midler

88. "Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak." - Rachel Zoe

89. "Dying seems less sad than having lived too little." - Gloria Steinem

90. "When I believe in something, I'm like a dog with a bone." - Melissa McCarthy

91. "Women asking for raises should not only know their value, but they should ask with the confidence that they're helping the company to be successful." - Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

92. "Whenever you are blue or lonely or stricken by some humiliating thing you did, the cure and the hope is in caring about other people." - Diane Sawyer

93. "I need to listen well so that I hear what is not said." - Thuli Madonsela

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

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

96. "And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." - Anaïs Nin

97. "I learned compassion from being discriminated against. Everything bad that's ever happened to me has taught me compassion." - Ellen DeGeneres

98. "When I'm tired, I rest. I say, 'I can't be a superwoman today.'" - Jada Pinkett Smith

99. "Don't live life in the past lane." - Samantha Ettus

100. "Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it." - Harper Lee

*These quotes were directly emailed to the author.

Samantha Ettus is a work/life balance expert obsessed with helping women reach their potential. Connect with her here.

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Empowering Quotes by Women

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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

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105 Inspirational Quotes for Women

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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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60 Inspirational Quotes for Women on Strength and Leadership

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Through the years, women from different generations and locations have proven their strength and independence. Today, women have made amazing contributions in the government, business world, the army and many more sectors. Around the globe, there have been many women in positions and power. Hillary Clinton was one of the powerful voices of women around the world. However, it is a fact that there are still a lot of oppressed women around the world. We should not stop fighting and advocating for gender equality. Here, we have collected strong women quotes to inspire women everywhere. Being strong is not just about physical abilities, but also emotional, intellectual, and mental strength. It may be hard for some to become a strong independent woman but with perseverance and self-confidence, we should all achieve it.

Independent Strong Women Quotes

1. 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.

Originally posted by 25dip

2. 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.

Originally posted by Dailyhiit

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

Originally posted by Quotesorb

4. She was fierce. She was simple. She was crazy and always had something to say. She had flaws, but when she was down she got right back up. She was a beast in her own way but one word described her best… Strong!

Originally posted by Womanbelievedinlove

5. I’m tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, Okay.

Originally posted by Spotmegirl

6. Life will test you but remember this, when you walk up a mountain you legs get stronger.

Originally posted by Sparklinginseattle

7. And the salt in my wounds isn’t burning anymore than it used to. It’s not that I don’t feel the pain, it’s just I’m not afraid of hurting anymore.

Originally posted by Thewowstyle

8. Nothing is more impressive than a person who is secure in the unique way God made her.

Originally posted by Pinterest

9. Nothing cam dim the light that shines from within.

Originally posted by Allwomenstalk

10. 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.

Originally posted by Picphotos

11. 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.

Originally posted by Custom-car

12. The question isn’t who’s going t let me; it’s who’s going to stop me.

Originally posted by Stylecaster

13. I will not be any man’s half-time, down tme, spare time or sometimes. So don’t waste my time.

Originally posted by Tthedetoxdiva

14. I just love bossy women. I could be around the 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 leading.

Originally posted by Buzzfeed

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

Originally posted by Etsy

16. The thing women have got to learn is that nobody give you power, you just take it.

Originally posted by Quoteswave

17. I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men, the are far superior and always have been.

Originally posted by Holesinthefoam

18. A strong woman knows how to keep her life in line. With tears in her eyes, she still manages to say, “Nah, I’m fine.”

Originally posted by Etsy

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

Originally posted by Kittythedreamer

20. A strong woman stands up for herself. A stronger woman stands up for everyone else.

Originally posted by Etsy

Short Strong Women Quotes

21. I believe in me.

22. Strong enough to  bear the children then get back to business.

Originally posted by Cosmopolitan

23. Damaged women are the most dangerous kind, because they already know they can survive.

Originally posted by Lordblackdragon2

24. I figure, if a girl wants to be a legend, she should go ahead and be one.

Originally posted by Nicolevalentinedon

25. Sometimes it takes balls to be a woman.

Originally posted by Languageofdesires

26. A strong willed little girl will grow to be a strong independent woman.

Originally posted by Everythingetsy

27. Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.

Originally posted by Purewow

28. You only live once, you might as well be a badass.

Originally posted by Totalbeauty

29. Little girls with dreams become women with vision.

Originally posted by Thyme-is-honey

30. If I ever let my head down, it will be just to admire my shoes.

Originally posted by Weheartit

Strong Women Quotes for all Races

31. Women have been trained to speak softly and carry a lipstick. Those days are over.

Originally posted by Threeriversdeep

32. You can become strong and powerful and beautiful.

Originally posted by Dailymail

33. My mother always told me, “Hide your face, people are looking at you.” I would reply, “It does not matter; I am also looking at them.”

Originally posted by Threeriversdeep

34. Strong women; Strong world.

Originally posted by One

35. People think of latina women as being fiery and fierce, which is usually  true. But I think the quality that so many latinas possess is strength.

Originally posted by Totalbeauty

36. Of course I am not worried about intimidating men, The type of man show will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in.

Originally posted by Harpersbazaar

37. When men are oppressed, it’s a tragedy. When women are oppressed, it’s tradition.

Originally posted by Kndashy41

Women around the world possess great power. Life is a never-ending fight and achievement. We should not lose hope for success. Time will come that every girl in this world will not suffer from inequality. If you were inspired by these strong women quotes, check out Inspirational Quotes about Strength, 32 Short Stay Strong Quotes and Images, and Most Encouraging Quotes.

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