Inspirational Quotes for Women

– Inspirational Quotes for Women –

We all admire powerful, self-reliant women. But how do we actually become one? It’s simple to give in to self-doubt and back away from difficulties. But being a strong woman is unquestionably not about that. This article has some inspirational quotes for women from some of the most powerful women in history.

Inspirational Quotes for Women

Women and Inspirational Quotes

Contrary to popular thinking, women lay the groundwork for strength, grace, wisdom, justice, creativity, and optimism in this world.

Women are believed to be better networkers and to possess superior intuition, patience, emotional focus, and compassion. There are countless qualities that define women.


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Many strong women who were able to use their everyday Power to have a lasting impact on society have been seen throughout history.

Reading the advice of such remarkable women will empower you to develop into a strong lady with confidence in herself.

The wise words in the inspirational quotes for women below will reawaken your inner strength, ambition, and optimism. We sincerely hope you enjoy reading them as much as we did putting them together.

Inspirational Quotes for Women

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.


 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.

                                                                                               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

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 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.

                                                                                            Oprah Winfrey

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.

                                                                                       Marie Curie

A strong woman understands that 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


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 The day will come when men will recognize women as their 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

 Women are a full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.

                                                                                      Diane Mariechild

 I want to do it 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 with something and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.

                                                                                           Marie Curie

Inspirational Quotes for Women in Leadership


 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

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 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

 Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses.

                                                                            Madame Marie du Deffand

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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

 If you lose a couple of times, it makes you realize how difficult it is to win.

                                                                                         Steffi Graf

 You take your life into your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing, no one to blame.

                                                                                         Erica Jong

 When you move totally away from reality when you believe that there is a legitimate reason to suffer.

                                                                                       Byron Katie

 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

 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

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 Women must not accept; they must challenge. She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her; she must reverence that woman in her who struggles for expression.

                                                                                     Margaret Sanger

 You can have unbelievable intelligence, you can have connections, and 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


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

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