The best 105 quotes about strong woman encouragement

1) I am a woman with thoughts and questions and sh*t to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story – I will. Amy Schumer

2) I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done. Lucille Ball

3) If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more. Erica Jong

4) Love yourself first and everything else falls into place. Lucille Ball

5) One isn’t born courageous, one becomes it. Marjane Satrapi

6) Success breeds confidence. Beryl Markham

7) The best protection any woman can have… is courage. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

8) The king may rule the kingdom, but it’s the queen who moves the board. D.M. Timney

9) 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

10) Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world. Hillary Clinton

11) You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness. Diane von Furstenberg

12) You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Rabindranath Tagore

13) 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. Ellen J. Barrier

14) A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done. Marge Piercy

15) 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

16) A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman. Melinda Gates

17) Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them. Anonymous

18) Strong women need not declare they can carry all the burdens in life. They just quietly do it and survive with a smile. Princess Maleiha Bajunaid Candao

19) The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that all her hardships in life have had on her; but the strength of a woman is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow those hardships to dictate her and who she becomes. C. JoyBell C.

20) Words have power. TV has power. My pen has power. Shonda Rhimes

21) You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe. Leymah Gbowee

22) Be there for others, but never leave yourself behind. Dodinsky

23) By being yourself, you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before. Edwin Elliot

24) I have stood on a mountain of no’s for one yes. B. Smith

25) I want to be like a sunflower; so that even on the darkest days I will stand tall and find the sunlight.

26) No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. Hal Borland

27) Once you figure out what respect tastes like, it tastes better than attention. Pink

28) She is water. Soft enough to offer life, tough enough to drown it away. Rupi Kaur

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

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

31) The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it. J.M. Barrie

32) 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

33) They tried to bury us; they did not know we were the seeds. Mexican Proverb

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

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

36) You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. Brigham Young

37) Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. Eleanor Roosevelt

38) I have found the paradox that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love. Mother Teresa

39) I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say ‘yes, women can’. Dilma Rousseff

40) If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It’s much easier to apologize than it is to get permission. Grace Hopper

41) Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself. Eleanor Roosevelt

42) People think at the end of the day that a man is the only answer [to fulfilment]. Actually, a job is better for me. Princess Diana

43) Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. Mother Teresa

44) 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

45) We can do no great things, only small things with great love. Mother Teresa

46) Whenever you see a successful woman, look out for three men who are going out of their way to try to block her. Yulia Tymoshenko

47) With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. Eleanor Roosevelt

48) You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. Rosalynn Carter

49) Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action. Benjamin Disraeli

50) Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star. W. Clement Stone

51) Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. Women are already strong it’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength. G.D. Anderson

52) Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another. Toni Morrison

53) I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own. Audre Lorde

54) I feel now that the time is come when even a woman or a child who can speak a word for freedom and humanity is bound to speak. Harriet Beecher Stowe

55) Just keep taking chances and having fun. Garth Brooks

56) No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

57) Power is not given to you. You have to take it. Beyoncé

58) Power to me is the ability to make a change in a positive way. Victoria Justice

59) The fastest way to change society is to mobilize the women of the world. Charles Malik

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

61) I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a b*tch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass. Maya Angelou

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

63) If you are successful, it is because somewhere, sometime, someone gave you a life or an idea that started you in the right direction. Remember also that you are indebted to life until you help some less fortunate person, just as you were helped. Melinda Gates

64) If your home environment is good and peaceful and easy, your life is better and easier. Lori Greiner

65) In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on. Robert Frost

66) Life is getting up an hour early to live an hour more. Anonymous

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

68) Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. George Bernard Shaw

69) Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. Anais Nin

70) Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. Eleanor Roosevelt

71) There are times in life when, instead of complaining, you do something about your complaints. Rita Dove

72) To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist. Oscar Wilde

73) 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

74) 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

75) You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. C.S. Lewis

76) A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. Albert Einstein

77) A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power. George Meredith

78) Always be careful of what you hear about a woman. Rumours come from either a man who can’t have her or a woman who can’t compete with her. Anonymous

79) As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot. John Lennon

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

81) Beware of monotony; it’s the mother of all the deadly sins. Edith Wharton

82) Don’t take too much credit for your children — or too much blame! Debora Spar

83) Nothing is impossible. The word itself says, ‘I’m possible! Audrey Hepburn

84) Trying to be a man is a waste of a woman. Coco Chanel

85) What would men be without women? Scarce, sir…mighty scarce. Mark Twain

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

87) When I believe in something, I’m like a dog with a bone. Melissa McCarthy

88) You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the water slide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute. Tina Fey

89) You cannot explore the universe if you think that you are the centre of it. Joshua Suya Pelicano

90) A beautiful face will age, and a perfect body will change, but a beautiful soul will always be a beautiful soul. Anonymous

91) A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous. Coco Chanel

92) A man’s face is his autobiography. A woman’s face is her work of fiction. Oscar Wilde

93) Embrace everything you are as a woman. Even your flaws too. And the things that you want to fix, you make them better. Kelly Rowland

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

95) Keep your heels, head, and standards high. Coco Chanel

96) There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness. Maria Mitchell

97) 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

98) Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman. Coco Chanel

99) I firmly believe you never should spend your time being the former anything. Condoleezza Rice

100) I never dreamed about success. I worked for it. Estée Lauder

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

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

102) Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Helen Keller

103) Success as a woman has changed me. That’s what I feel is the first thing. When I feel like a successful woman as a rounded human being, then it feeds my work in a broader way, so it becomes more interesting. Jacqueline Bisset

104) Success is a journey not a destination. Ben Sweetland

105) Success, they taught me, is built on the foundation of courage, hard-work and individual responsibility. Despite what some would have us believe, success is not built on resentment and fears. Susana Martinez

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