95 Inspirational Visionary Woman Quotes To Awaken Your Inner Fire

Today, we have collected inspirational visionary woman quotes from powerful women like Malala Yousafzai, Lupita Nyong’o, Serena Williams, Eleanor Roosevelt, and others who have positively impacted the world.

There is no doubt that women have worked tirelessly throughout history to ensure that their voices are heard. They have gone above and beyond to achieve equality and fight for a better world.

Over the years, women have broken barriers in sports, Science, politics, education, business, and other fields to take their rightful place in the world.

Through their visions, they have broken deep-rooted costumes and traditions to pave the way for the women who come after them.

Regardless of their race, career fields, age, or nationality, these powerful women inspire millions of girls and other women from all corners of the world.

To celebrate and acknowledge these history changers, we have compiled the best visionary woman quotes to inspire you to follow your dreams and achieve the unimaginable.

Empowering Visionary Woman Quotes

1.) “One of the best things that ever happened to me is that I’m a woman. That is the way all females should feel.” — Marilyn Monroe

2.) “No matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid.” — Lupita Nyong’o

3.) “If you’re always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” – Maya Angelou

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

5.) “Women that believe in each other can survive anything. Women who believe in each other create armies that will win kingdoms and wars.” — Nikita Gill

6.) “You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.” – Shirley Chisholm

7.) “In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.” — Sheryl Sandberg

8.) “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

9.) “I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.” – Emma Stone

10.) “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

11.) “Don’t ever make decisions based on fear. Make decisions based on hope and possibility. Make decisions based on what should happen, not what shouldn’t.” – Michelle Obama

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

13.) “Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got. There is no yesterday, no tomorrow, it’s all the same day.” – Janis Joplin

14.) “Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

15.) “The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me.” ― Ayn Rand

16.) “Don’t you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are.” – Lady Gaga

17.) “My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.” – Ruth Bader Ginsberg

18.) “I am woman phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that’s me.” — Maya Angelou

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

20.) “I can do anything when I am in a tutu.” — Misty Copeland

Visionary Woman Quotes To Inspire You

21.) “There’s something 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

22.) “Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. … It shouldn’t be that women are the exception.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

23.) “My best successes came on the heels of failures.” ― Barbara Corcoran

24.) “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” – Judy Garland

25.) “If you have an idea, you have to believe in yourself or no one else will.” – Sarah Michelle Gellar

26.) “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not making decisions.” – Catherine Cook

27.) “I raise up my voice—not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard… We cannot succeed when half of us are held back.” – Malala Yousafzai

28.) “Aging is not “lost youth” but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” – Betty Friedan

29.) “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

30.) “You don’t have to play masculine to be a strong woman.” — Mary Elizabeth

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

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32.) “If you’re not making some notable mistakes along the way, you’re certainly not taking enough business and career chances.” – Sallie Krawcheck

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

34.) “A woman of vision does not allow what she sees, to stop her from envisioning what is yet to be seen.” ― Gift Gugu Mona

35.) “What I do for my work is exactly what I would do if nobody paid me.” – Gretchen Rubin

36.) “Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light.” – Frida Kahlo

37.) “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” – Margaret Thatcher

38.) “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Muriel Strode

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

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

Visionary Woman Quotes To Empower You

41.) “Once you figure out what respect tastes like, it tastes better than attention.” — P!nk

42.) “I really think a champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fall.” – Serena Williams

43.) “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” – Marianne Williamson

44.) “I don’t have a feeling of inferiority. Never had. I’m as good as anybody, but no better.” – Katherine Johnson

45.) “Women are the real architects of society.” ― Cher

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

47.) “I was a person with dignity and self-respect, and I should not set my sights lower than anybody else just because I was black.” – Rosa Parks

48.) “Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” – Julie Andrews

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

50.) “Amazing things happen when women help other women.” – Kasia Gospos

51.) “Women are always saying, ‘We can do anything that men can do.’ But men should be saying, ‘We can do anything that women can do.’” — Gloria Steinem

52.) “Practice creates confidence. Confidence empowers you.” – Simone Biles

53.) “Some people are old at 18 and some are young at 90. Time is a concept that humans created.” – Yoko Ono

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

55.) “I’ve had to learn to fight all my life – got to learn to keep smiling. If you smile things will work out.” – Serena Williams

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

57.) “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” ― Michelle Obama

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58.) “We are here, not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers.” – Emmeline Pankhurst

59.) “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

60.) “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” ― Mary Anne Radmacher

Powerful Visionary Woman Quotes

61.) “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West

62.) “I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.” – Ginni Rometty

63.) “I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls.” — Audrey Hepburn

64.) “You are never too small to make a difference.” – Greta Thunberg

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

66.) “Be messy and complicated and afraid and show up anyways.” – Glennon Doyle Melton

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

68.) “Tolerance and compassion are active, not passive states, born of the capacity to listen, to observe and to respect others.” – Indira Gandhi

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

70.) “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

71.) “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank

72.) “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

73.) “If you can dance and be free and not be embarrassed, you can rule the world.” – Amy Poehler

74.) “I have chosen to no longer be apologetic for my femaleness and my femininity. And I want to be respected in all of my femaleness because I deserve to be.” — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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

76.) “If fighting for women’s health care and paid family leave and equal pay is playing the women’s card, then deal me in.” — Hillary Clinton

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

78.) “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

79.) “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

80.) “Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

More Visionary Woman Quotes

81.) “If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.” ― Dolly Parton

82.) “Pursuing peace means rising above one’s own wants, needs, and emotions.” – Benazir Bhutto

83.) “After all, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backward and in high heels.” – Ann Richards

84.) “You can show more of the reality of yourself instead of hiding behind a mask for fear of revealing too much.” – Betty Friedan

85.) “A girl should be two things: Who and what she wants.” ― Coco Chanel

86.) “Women have discovered that they cannot rely on men’s chivalry to give them justice.” — Helen Keller

87.) “I am thankful for my struggle because, without it, I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength.” – Alex Elle

88.) “Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.” – Malala Yousafzai

89.) “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

90.) “We need to get women to the point where they aren’t apologizing.  It’s time to take ownership in our success.” — Tory Burch

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

92.) “My mission in life is not merely to survive but to thrive and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” – Maya Angelou

93.) “Who you are surrounded by often determines who you become.”  – Vicki Saunders

94.) “Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” Nora Ephron

95.) “I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life—and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.” – Georgia O’Keeffe

Did These Visionary Woman Quotes Resonate With You?

I hope these visionary woman quotes remind you that women are the makers of the world.

You, as a woman, have the choice and the strength to overcome the challenges and obstacles that life throws at you to make the world a better place.

Did you love these visionary woman quotes? Are there any other quotes we should add to this list? Feel free to leave your comment or suggestion in the comment section below.

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