50 Empowering Women Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

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Our collection of empowering women quotes that will inspire and motivate you to become a strong and confident woman.

These quotes will awaken the greatness within you, guide you through different situations and help you conquer your everyday challenges.

Also read: 50 Michelle Obama Quotes That Will Make You The Best Version Of Yourself

Empowering women quotes to inspire and motivate you

1.)  “Hard things are put in our way, not to stop us, but to call out our courage and strength.” –Author Unknown

2.) “Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others.” – Amelia Earhart

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

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

5.) “Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you’ll see them all around you.” – Jon Bon Jovi

6.) “I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.” —Maya Angelou

7.) “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” –Oprah Winfrey

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

9.) “You’ve got to follow your passion. You’ve got to figure out what it is you love-who you really are. And have the courage to do that. I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dream.” – Oprah Winfrey

10.) “If you carry joy in your heart, you can heal any moment.” – Carlos Santana

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11.) “The only person that deserves a special place in your life is someone that never made you feel like you were an option in theirs.” ― Shannon L. Alder

12.) “If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.” – David Viscott

13.) “If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.” –Masaru Emoto

14.) “And yet, anything real, anything strong, was never easy. She’d been taught from an early age that the things that mattered most were the hardest to obtain.” – Nora Roberts

15.) “You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.” — Melissa Etheridge

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16.) “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

17.) “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

18.) “When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.” -LL Cool J

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

20.) “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.”– Amy Tenney

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21.) “Women have to harness their power – it’s absolutely true. It’s just learning not to take the first no. And if you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner”.-Cher

22.) “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” –  Mark Twain

23.) “Figure out who you are 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 because with that, you can do anything else”.-Angelina Jolie

24.) “There’s something so special about a woman who dominates in a man’s world. It takes a certain grace, strength, intelligence, fearlessness, and the nerve to never take no for an answer.”-Rihanna

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

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26.) “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

27.) “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” – Maya Angelou

28.) “Be that strong girl that everyone knew would make it through the worst, be that fearless girl, the one who would dare to do anything, be that independent girl who didn’t need a man; be that girl who never backed down.” -Taylor Swift

29.) “Educate a man and you educate an individual. Educate a woman and you educate a family”. –A.Cripps

30.) “Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.” – Mary Lou Retton

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31.) “With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose”. –Dr. Wayne W Dyer

32.) “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

33.) “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan

34.) We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead.” –Beyoncé

35.) “They tried to bury us; they did not know we were the seeds.” – Mexican Proverb

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36.) “The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.”-Roseanne Barr

37.) “No woman should be told she can’t make decisions about her own body. When women’s rights are under attack, we fight back.” –Kamala Harris

38.) “Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.” – Michael Jordan

39.) “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

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

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41.) “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 R

42.) “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

43.) “Don’t be afraid to speak up for yourself. Keep fighting for your dreams!” – Gabby Douglas

44.) “Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.” – Bil Keane

45.) “You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe.” – Leymah Gbowee

46.) “However long the night, the dawn will break”. – African Proverb – Hausa Tribe

47.) “Power is not given to you. You have to take it.” – Beyonce Knowles

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

49.) “You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha


50.) “Walk away from friendships that make you feel small and insecure, and seek out people who inspire you and support you.” – Michelle Obama

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