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400 Empowering International Women's Day Quotes (2023)

Updated: Jan 15, 2023

1. “Throw me to the wolves and I will return leading the pack.” ‒ Unknown


2. “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” – Michelle Obama, Former First Lady of the United States


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


4. “The effects of your actions may unfold in ways you cannot foresee or even imagine. They may unfold long after your death.” ‒ Rebecca Solnit


5. “The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand, Writer


6. “In our society, the women who break down barriers are those who ignore limits” –Arnold Schwarzenegger


7. “I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.” — Arianna Huffington


8. “She was a true fighter; you could see it in her eyes. She wasn’t born strong, she was made strong. She was sculpted to be her own when the world let her down and she kept picking herself back up.” –Unknown


9. “Her soul is fierce, her heart is brave, her mind is strong.” –Unknown


10. “She looked back on her life and realized that everything that happened only made her stronger.” –Unknown


11. “I want every girl to know that her voice can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai


12. “I will always be the girl who believed she could make it to the moon, in a world that still debates whether girls should have an education and whether women should have reproductive rights.” ‒ Alaa Murabit


13. “When women support each other, incredible things happen.” – Unknown


14. “Take the wisdoms of the women in this world and keep them at your side, always.” ‒ Beanie Feldstein


15. “Technique and ability alone do not get you to the top; it is the willpower that is most important.” — Junko Tabei


16. “Women can, and you can help.”


17. “The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me.” –Ayn Rand


18. “You are a woman; that is your superpower.” –Unknown


19. “Throw me to the wolves and I will return leading the pack.”


20. “Real queens fix each other’s crowns.” – Unknown


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


22. “She believed she could, so she did.” –Unknown


23. “We realize the importance of our voice when we are silenced.” – Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist


24. “Find out who you are and be that person.” Ellen Degeneres, Comedian


25. “Gender is not an easy conversation to have. It makes people uncomfortable, sometimes even irritable. Both men and women are resistant to talk about gender or are quick to dismiss the problems of gender. Because thinking of changing the status quo is always uncomfortable.” –Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


26. “The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence.” – Beyonce, Singer


27. “Here is the quick way of working out if you’re a feminist. Put your hand in your pants. a) Do you have a vagina? And b) Do you want to be in charge of it? If you said ‘yes to both, then congratulations! You’re a feminist.” ‒ Caitlin Moran


28. “Women are leaders everywhere you look—from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women, and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes.” — Nancy Pelosi


29. “Sometimes it takes balls to be a woman.” – Unknown


30. “Self-definition and self-determination is about the many varied decisions that we make to compose and journey toward ourselves… It’s OK if your personal definition is in a constant state of flux as you navigate the world.” ‒ Janet Mock


31. “I want every girl to know that her voice can change the world.” –Malala


32. “There’s nothing a man can do that I can’t do better and in heels.” –Ginger Rogers


33. “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” — Jane Goodall


34. “Never ever mistake her silence for weakness. Remember that sometimes the air stills before the onset of a hurricane.” –Unknown


35. “A successful woman is one who can build a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at her.” – Unknown


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


37. “The most important thing one woman can do for another is expand her sense of actual possibilities.” ‒ Adrienne Rich


38. “Empowering women isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s the smart thing to do.” –Barack Obama


39. “Be the woman you needed as a girl.” –Unknown


40. “Extremists have shown what frightens them most: A girl with a book.” Malala Yousafzai


41. “I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.” –Mary Shelley


42. “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.” –Audrey Hepburn


43. “Don’t look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance.” — Anne Lamott


44. “She is strong, but not in the ways most people think. She loves more than she’ll ever get back and she knows it, yet she loves anyway.” –J.M. Storm


45. “Know what your worth is and then add the tax to that amount.” –Unknown


46. “The most beautiful thing a woman can wear is confidence.” –Blake Lively


47. “Beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin. It’s about knowing and accepting who you are.” Ellen Degeneres, Comedian


48. “To all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful, and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams.” — Hillary Clinton


49. “There’s no evidence whatsoever that men are more rational than women. Both sexes seem to be equally irrational.” –Albert Ellis


50. “Women hold up the world.” ‒ Akilah Hughes


51. “There is nothing stronger than a broken woman who has rebuilt herself.” –Hannah Gadsby


52. “There is nothing stronger than a broken woman who has rebuilt herself.” ‒ Hannah Gadsby


53. “When women support each other, incredible things happen.”


54. “Her soul is fierce, her heart is brave, her mind is strong.” – Unknown


55. “Above all, be the heroine of your life. Not the victim.” –Nora Ephron


56. “The most courageous act is to think for yourself. Aloud.” Coco Chanel, Fashion Designer


57. “Feminism isn’t about making women strong. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” –G.D. Anderson


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


59. “Women are the real architects of society.” – Cher


60. “Females are strong as hell.” – Unknown


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


62. “Call me whatever you want. It’s not going to stop me from trying to do the right thing. Because it doesn’t just affect me, it affects all the other women who are in this with me, and it affects all the other men who are in this with me, too.” — Emma Watson


63. “You can always tell who the strong women are. They are the ones you see building one another up instead of tearing each other down.” –Unknown


64. “We are the breathing, living manifestations of the hopes of women who are not breathing any more. We must hope for ourselves, our daughters, and the women a hundred years from now. We are the thing with feathers and now we must spread our wings and fly.” ‒ Deborah Frances-White


65. “Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” – Maya Angelou, Poet


66. “When the world tells you to shrink, expand.” – Elaine Welteroth


67. “Always be a first-rate version of yourself instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” ‒ Judy Garland


68. “We all have a ‘Wonder Woman’ inside of us.” –Unknown


69. “In our society, the women who break down barriers are those who ignore limits.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


70. “Strong back. Soft front. Wild heart. Just be you.” –Brene Brown, Professor


71. “She wasn’t looking for a knight. She was looking for a sword.” – Atticus, Poet


72. “A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.” Melinda Gates, American philanthropist


73. “To tell a woman everything she cannot do is to tell her what she can.” – Spanish Proverb


74. “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


75. “You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it.” – Unknown


76. “Nolite te bastardes carborundorum.” or “Don’t let the bastards get you down.” ‒ Margaret Atwood


77. “Let go of who you think you’re supposed to be; embrace who you are.” – Brené Brown


78. “The strongest actions for a woman is to love herself, be herself and shine amongst those who never believed she could.” – Unknown


79. “Every woman’s success should be an inspiration to another. We’re strongest when we cheer each other on.” –Serena Williams


80. “Women are incredible in groups together. Terrifying. Men have nothing on them.” – Michael Hutchence


81. “Extremists have shown what frightens them most. A girl with a book.” –Malala Yousafzai.


82. “She believed she could, so she did.”


83. “Don’t stop until you’re proud.” – Unknown


84. “Some women fear the fire. Some women simply become it.” – R.H. Sin, Author


85. “The most beautiful thing a woman can wear is confidence.” – Blake Lively


86. “The best protection any woman can have is courage.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton


87. “She is strong, but not in the ways most people think. She loves more than she’ll ever get back and she knows it, yet she loves anyway.” – J.M. Storm


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


89. “She’s a strong cup of black coffee in a world that is drunk on the cheap wine of shallow love.” –Unknown


90. “What’s the greatest lesson a woman should learn? That since day one, she’s already had everything she needs within herself. It’s the world that convinced her she did not.” –Rupi Kaur


91. “She wasn’t looking for a knight. She was looking for a sword.” – Atticus


92. “Your life isn’t yours if you constantly care what others think.” –Unknown


93. “Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.” –Amelia Earhart


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


95. “There is always light. Only if we are brave enough to see it. There is always light. Only if we are brave enough to be it.” – Amanda Gorman


96. “A girl should be two things: Who and what she wants.” – Coco Chanel, Designer


97. “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


98. “I can encourage the women who are striving to get their footing in the world to keep pushing and to express themselves.” ‒ Angela Yee


99. “Do not live someone else’s life and someone else’s idea of what womanhood is. Womanhood is you.” ‒ Viola Davis


100. “After all those years as a woman hearing, ‘not thin enough, not pretty enough, not smart enough, not thin enough, not that enough,’ almost overnight I woke up one morning and thought, ‘I am enough.’” – Anna Quindlen


101. “If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.” –Margaret Fuller


102. “The best protection any woman can have is courage.” –Elizabeth Cady Stanton


103. “There is no force more powerful than a woman determined to rise.” –W.E.B. Dubois


104. “She has been through hell, so believe me when I say, fear her when she looks into fire and smiles.” – E. Corona


105. “She was a wild one. Always stomping on eggshells that everyone else tip-toed on.” –Kaitlin Foster


106. “She wore her scars as her best attire. A stunning dress made of hellfire.” – Daniel Saint


107. “She remembered who she was and the game changed.” – Lalah Deliah


108. “Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” –Maya Angelou


109. “At a time when we are all too often being reminded of what divides us, there is common ground to be found when we share our stories.” ‒ Emma Watson


110. “It’s okay if you fall down and lose your spark. Just make sure that when you get back up, you rise as the whole damn fire.” –Colette Werden


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


112. “We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.” J.K. Rowling, Author


113. “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, Singer/Songwriter


114. “This Women’s Day, and every day, stand up for women.


115. “Yes, she knows pain, but she is strong. Her heart knows no other way.” –A.R. Asher


116. “She has a voice. If you can’t hear it, it’s because you’re too busy talking.” ‒ Amani Al-Khatahtbeh


117. “Here’s to strong women: May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.”


118. “It’s okay if you fall down and lose your spark. Just make sure that when you get back up, you rise as the whole damn fire.” – Colette Werden


119. “The strongest action for a woman is to love herself, be herself, and shine amongst those who never believed she could.” –Unknown


120. “Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.” – Hillary Clinton, America politician


121. “We live the hopes of the suffragettes and the demands of Maya Angelou.” ‒ Deborah Frances-White


122. “She’s everything; even when she’s treated like nothing.” –R.H. Sin


123. “Where there is a woman, there is magic.” – Ntozake Shange, Playwright


124. “I want every girl to know that her voice can change the world.” –Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist


125. “I am grateful to be a woman. I must have done something great in another life.” –Maya Angelou


126. “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” –Michelle Obama


127. “I am a woman, what’s your superpower?” – Unknown


128. “Do your thing and don’t care if they like it.” ‒ Tina Fey


129. “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


130. “Feminism isn’t about making women strong. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” – G.D. Anderson, Feminist


131. “After all those years as a woman hearing, ‘not thin enough, not pretty enough, not smart enough, not thin enough, not that enough,’ almost overnight I woke up one morning and thought, ‘I am enough.’” –Anna Quindlen


132. “Behind every successful woman, is herself.” – Unknown


133. “Real queens fix each other’s crowns.” –Unknown


134. “She looked back on her life and realized that everything that happened only made her stronger.” – Unknown


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


136. “Little girls with dreams become women with vision.”


137. “Don’t mistake politeness for lack of strength.” – Sonia Sotomayor


138. “We are here not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers.” — Emmeline Pankhurst


139. “Just because women are strong, doesn’t mean life should be hard.”


140. “Begin each day as if it were on purpose.” Mary Anne Radmacher, Author


141. “Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights.” Hillary Clinton, American politician


142. “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


143. “A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do. A woman must do what he can’t.” –Rhonda Hansome


144. “We earn our optimism. We earn our hope.” ‒ Chloe Wade


145. “Some women fear the fire. Some women simply become it.” – R.H. Sin


146. “Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacity.” –Mahatma Gandhi


147. “I’d rather regret the risk that didn’t work out than the chances I didn’t take at all.” – Simone Biles


148. “Females are strong as hell.” –The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt


149. “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


150. “You cannot be broken because you are a diamond, tougher than nails and a jewel in the rough.” –Unknown


151. “Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.” Audrey Hepburn, Actress


152. “Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.” – Unknown


153. “We cannot solve a crisis without treating it as a crisis. … And if solutions within the system are so impossible to find, then maybe we should change the system itself.” — Greta Thunberg


154. “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.” –Oprah Winfrey


155. “you must enter a relationship / with yourself / before anyone else” ‒ Rupi Kaur


156. “Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside” Coco Chanel, Fashion Designer


157. “This is our time to change the system. This is our time to change the world.” ‒ Alison Sudol


158. “She believed she could, so she did.” – Unknown


159. “You can always tell who the strong women are. They are the ones you see building one another up instead of tearing each other down.” – Unknown


160. “A feminist is any woman who tells the truth about her life.” –Virginia Woolf


161. “A woman is like a tea bag: You can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” –Eleanor Roosevelt


162. “The world needs strong 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


163. “Well-behaved women rarely make history.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, Former First Lady of the United States


164. “Feminism is not just about women; it’s about letting all people lead fuller lives.” –Jane Fonda


165. “Do not ever sell yourself short.” ‒ Jameela Jamil


166. “Women are the real architects of society.” – Cher, Singer


167. “I can and I will. Watch me.” – Carrie Green, Entrepreneur


168. “You should never let your fears prevent you from doing what you know is right.” Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of Myanmar


169. “I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story—I will.” — Amy Schumer


170. “Women are incredible in groups together. Terrifying. Men have nothing on them.” –Michael Hutchence


171. “You don’t have to play masculine to be a strong woman.” – Mary Elizabeth Winstead


172. “She overcame everything that was meant to destroy her.” –Rumi


173. “A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do. A woman must do what he can’t.” – Rhonda Hansome


174. “I lead from the heart, not the head.” – Princess Diana


175. “You don’t have to play masculine to be a strong woman.” –Mary Elizabeth Winstead


176. “You are a woman; that is your superpower.” – Unknown


177. “Where there is a woman, there is magic.” – Ntozake Shange


178. “If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, you must be the one to write it.” Toni Morrison, Author


179. “Life is not what you alone make it. Life is the input of everyone who touched your life and every experience that entered it. We are all part of one another.” – Yuri Kochiyama


180. “Strong women don’t have ‘attitudes,’ we have standards.” — Marilyn Monroe,


181. “A woman should be like a single flower—not a whole bouquet.” –Anna Held


182. “When women support each other, incredible things happen.” –Unknown


183. “How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants rather than to create it herself.” –Anais Nin


184. “Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.” – Stephanie Bennett-Henry, Poet


185. “All of us are put in boxes by our family, by our religion, by our society, our moment in history, even our own bodies. Some people have the courage to break free.” – Geena Rocero


186. “A strong woman stands up for herself. A stronger woman stands up for everyone else.” – Unknown


187. “A successful woman is one who can build a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at her.” –Unknown


188. “One is not born a woman, one becomes one.” – Simone De Beauvoir


189. “We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes ‒ understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” ‒ Arianna Huffington


190. “Above all, be the heroine of your life. Not the victim.” – Nora Ephron, Journalist


191. “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” –Katherine Hepburn


192. “Never ever mistake her silence for weakness. Remember that sometimes the air stills before the onset of a hurricane.” – Unknown


193. “You don’t have to play masculine to be a strong woman.” – Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Actress


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


195. “What we women need to do, instead of worrying about what we don’t have is just love what we do have.” –Cameron Diaz


196. “Sometimes it takes balls to be a woman.” –Unknown


197. “The most beautiful thing a woman can wear is confidence.” –Blake Lively, Actress


198. “I don’t get my inspiration from books or a painting. I get it from the women I meet.” – Carolina Herrera


199. “A strong woman can also be vulnerable. Just because there’s a crack in your armor, don’t doubt your strength for one moment.” – Unknown


200. “She overcame everything that was meant to destroy her.” – Rumi


201. “The most courageous act is to think for yourself. Aloud.” –Coco Chanel


202. “Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.” – Stephanie Bennett-Henry


203. “Little girls with dreams become women with vision.” – Unknown


204. “She promised better things for herself, so she sought out those things and never looked back.” – Unknown


205. “If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, you must be the one to write it.” ‒ Toni Morrison


206. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa, Activist


207. “As soon as I had enough agency in my life to grow up, I became who I am.” ‒ Janet Mock


208. “Cinderella never asked for a prince. She asked for a night off and a dress.” –Kiera Cass


209. “Ignore the glass ceiling and do your work. If you’re focusing on the glass ceiling, focusing on what you don’t have, focusing on the limitations, then you will be limited.” — Ava DuVernay


210. “Well-behaved women rarely make history.” –Eleanor Roosevelt


211. “Females are the most beautiful, gorgeous creatures in the whole world. And I think that we are gorgeous no matter what size we are.” —Alicia Keys, musical artist


212. “We realize the importance of our voice when we are silenced.” –Malala Yousafzai


213. “Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.” –Hillary Clinton


214. “I’m grateful to be a woman. I must have done something great in another life.” – Maya Angelou, Poet


215. “Some days, she has no idea how she’ll do it. But every single day, it still gets done.” –Unknown


216. “Shatter glass ceilings, and don’t be afraid of your feelings.”


217. “Well-behaved women rarely make history.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


218. “Yes, she knows pain, but she is strong. Her heart knows no other way.” – A.R. Asher


219. “She has been through hell, so believe me when I say, fear her when she looks into fire and smiles.” –E. Corona


220. “She never seemed shattered to me; she was a breathtaking mosaic of battles she’s won.” – Matt Baker


221. “We all have a ‘Wonder Woman’ inside of us.” – Unknown


222. “Every woman’s success should be an inspiration to another. We’re strongest when we cheer each other on.” – Serena Williams


223. “In our society, the women who break down barriers are those who ignore limits” – Arnold Schwarzenegger, Former Governor of California


224. “Like anything learned, bravery needs to be practiced.” Caroline Paul, Author


225. “As soon as I had enough agency in my life to grow up, I became who I am.” Janet Mock, Writer


226. “Cinderella never asked for a prince. She asked for a night off and a dress.” – Kiera Cass


227. “A girl should be two things: Who and what she wants.” – Coco Chanel


228. “You cannot be broken because you are a diamond, tougher than nails and a jewel in the rough.” – Unknown


229. “Like anything learned, bravery needs to be practiced.” ‒ Caroline Paul


230. “I expect woman will be the last thing civilized by man.” –George Meredith


231. “You should never let your fears prevent you from doing what you know is right.” – Aung San Suu Kyi


232. “To tell a woman everything she cannot do is to tell her what she can.” –Spanish Proverb


233. “The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another. We should raise each other up. Make sure you’re very courageous: be strong, be extremely kind, and above all be humble.” — Serena Williams


234. “Every woman’s success should be an inspiration to another. We’re strongest when we cheer each other on.” Serena Williams, Athlete


235. “Sometimes it’s the princess who kills the dragon and saves the prince.” –Samuel Lowe


236. “Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.” –Unknown


237. “Power’s not given to you. You have to take it.” — Beyoncé


238. “Yes, you have been broken. But girl, you know how to work it.” ‒ Sophie Thakur


239. “I can and I will. Watch me.” –Carrie Green


240. “I don’t know a woman alive who isn’t courageous.” ‒ Reese Witherspoon


241. “A strong woman can also be vulnerable. Just because there’s a crack in your armor, don’t doubt your strength for one moment.” –Unknown


242. “One woman can make a difference but together we can rock the world.”


243. “She promised better things for herself, so she sought out those things and never looked back.” – Unknown


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


245. “Women hold up half the sky.” –Mao Zedong


246. “There’s nothing a man can do that I can’t do better and in heels.” – Ginger Rogers, Actress


247. “One is not born a woman, one becomes one.” – Simone De Beauvoir, Writer


248. “I may be wearing makeup, but I can throw a fastball by you at the same time.” — Jennie Finch


249. “There’s something about a woman with a loud mind that sits in silence, smiling, knowing she can crush you with the truth.” –R.G. Moon


250. “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.” –Unknown


251. “Your life isn’t yours if you constantly care what others think.” – Unknown


252. “I’ve never been interested in being invisible and erased.” ‒ Laverne Cox


253. “Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.” – Amelia Earhart


254. “Be the woman you needed as a girl.” – Unknown


255. “Strong back.Soft front. Wild heart. Just be you.” –Brene Brown


256. “A woman is like a tea bag: You can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, Former First Lady of the United States


257. “Happy Women’s Day means happier women’s future.”


258. “A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do. A woman must do what he can’t.” – Rhonda Hansome, Comedian


259. “I believe in giving girls a chance to activate their potential without fear.” ‒ Chimwemwe Chiweza


260. “If you want something said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman.” –Margaret Thatcher, Former British Prime Minister


261. “She wasn’t looking for a knight. She was looking for a sword.” –Atticus


262. “Never let women’s rights get left behind!”


263. “Little girls with dreams become women with vision.” –Unknown.


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


265. “You have just one life to live. It is yours. Own it, claim it, live it, do the best you can with it.” ‒ Hillary Clinton


266. “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.” – Unknown


267. “Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry.” – Gloria Steinem


268. “The best protection any woman can have is courage.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Social Activist


269. “A strong woman looks a challenge in the eye and gives it a wink.” –Gina Carey


270. “I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say ‘yes, women can.’” — Dilma Rousseff


271. “I do not wish women to have power over men, but over themselves.” – Mary Shelley, Novelist


272. “Stop waiting to find the light at the end of the tunnel and be the light for yourself.” – Unknown


273. “Stop waiting to find the light at the end of the tunnel and be the light for yourself.” –Unknown


274. “I do not wish women to have power over men, but over themselves.” – Mary Shelley


275. “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” – Katherine Hepburn, Actress


276. “Women should not be afraid, to speak or to be.”


277. “Be free, be fierce, but most of all, have fun while being a feminist.” ‒ Nimco Ali


278. “Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry.” –Gloria Steinem


279. “Females are strong as hell.” – The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt


280. “The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.” Roseanne Barr, Actress


281. “There’s something about a woman with a loud mind that sits in silence, smiling, knowing she can crush you with the truth.” – R.G. Moon


282. “There’s nothing a man can do that I can’t do better and in heels.” – Ginger Rogers


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


284. “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” Judy Garland, Actress


285. “Some women fear the fire. Some women simply become it.” –R.H. Sin


286. “Do not live someone else’s life and someone else’s idea of what womanhood is. Womanhood is you.” Viola Davis, Actress


287. “If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.” – Margaret Fuller


288. “If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.” – Margaret Fuller, American journalist


289. “I do not wish women to have power over men, but over themselves.” –Mary Shelley


290. “I am a woman and I get to define what that means.” ‒ Swati Sharma


291. “Women’s value has been under-recognized for far too long.” – Sidney Sheldon


292. “Don’t think about making women fit the world — think about making the world fit women.” — Gloria Steinem


293. “What’s the greatest lesson a woman should learn? That since day one, she’s already had everything she needs within herself. It’s the world that convinced her she did not.” – Rupi Kaur


294. “There is no force more powerful than a woman determined to rise.” – W.E.B. Dubois


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


296. “When I dare to be powerful — to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde


297. “Whether women are better than men I cannot say– but I can say they are certainly no worse.” –Golda Mier


298. “A girl should be two things: Who and what she wants.” –Coco Chanel


299. “I know what I bring to the table… So trust me when I say I’m not afraid to eat alone.” –Unknown


300. “I don’t know a woman alive who isn’t courageous.” – Reese Witherspoon, Actress


301. “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, Civil rights activist


302. “One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time.” –Barbara Walters


303. “Behind every successful woman, is herself”. – Unknown


304. A charming woman doesn’t follow the crowd; she is herself.” – Loretta Young, Actress


305. “Women’s history is bigger than one person, so the way we talk about the past needs to be, as well.” ‒ Alice Wroe


306. “She remembered who she was and the game changed.” –Lalah Deliah


307. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa


308. “A strong woman stands up for herself. A stronger woman stands up for everyone else.”


309. “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


310. “Men are not the enemy, but the fellow victims. The real enemy is women’s denigration of themselves.” –Betty Friedan


311. “Here’s to strong women: May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.” – Unknown


312. “I am proud of the woman I am today because I went through one hell of a time to become her.” –Unknown


313. “She was a wild one. Always stomping on eggshells that everyone else tip-toed on.” – Kaitlin Foster


314. “I don’t like to gamble, but if there’s one thing I’m willing to bet on, it’s myself.” –Beyoncé Knowles


315. “I just love bossy women. I could be around them 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 learning.” — Amy Poehler


316. “Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” – Maya Angelou


317. “We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.” –Sheryl Sandberg


318. “A charming woman doesn’t follow the crowd; she is herself.” – Loretta Young


319. “Women are made to be loved, not understood.” – Oscar Wilde, Poet


320. “She’s a strong cup of black coffee in a world that is drunk on the cheap wine of shallow love.” – Unknown


321. “You have just one life to live. It is yours. Own it, claim it, live it, do the best you can with it.” Hillary Clinton, American politician


322. “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


323. “The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it.” – Kalpana Chawla


324. “The strongest actions for a woman is to love herself, be herself, and shine amongst those who never believed she could.” – Unknown


325. “Girls should never be afraid to be smart.” – Emma Watson, Actress


326. “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


327. “She’s a mess of gorgeous chaos, and you can see it in her eyes.” – Unknown


328. “If you have a dream, make it a goal.” – Unknown


329. “And one day she discovered that she was fierce and strong and full of fire, and that not even she could hold herself back, because her passion burned brighter than her fears.” – Mark Anthony


330. “Equal pay, equal opportunity, equality for all genders.”


331. “You don’t have to be pretty. You don’t owe prettiness to anyone. Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked ‘female.’” — Erin McKean


332. “Don’t stop until you’re proud.” –Unknown


333. “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.” – Audrey Hepburn


334. “A strong woman looks a challenge in the eye and gives it a wink.” – Gina Carey


335. “Feminism is, I hope, a way to a better future for everyone who inhabits this world. Feminism should not be something that needs a seductive marketing campaign. The idea of women moving through the world as freely as men should sell itself.” –Roxane Gay


336. “A strong woman looks a challenge in the eye and gives it a wink.” – Gina Carey, Filmmaker


337. “The age of a woman doesn’t mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson


338. “A successful woman is one who can build a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at her.”


339. “She wore her scars as her best attire. A stunning dress made of hellfire.” –Daniel Saint


340. “Women are the real architects of society.” –Cher


341. “One is not born a woman, but becomes one.” –Simone de Beauvoir


342. “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” – Katherine Hepburn


343. “She’s a mess of gorgeous chaos, and you can see it in her eyes.” –Unknown


344. “Women’s value has been under-recognized for far too long.” – Sidney Sheldon, Writer


345. “Everyone’s dream can come true if you just stick to it and work hard.” Serena Williams, Athlete


346. “Leadership is hard to define and good leadership even harder. But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader.” ‒ Indra Nooyi


347. “I can and I will. Watch me.” – Carrie Green


348. “She’s everything; even when she’s treated like nothing.” –R.H. Sin, Author


349. “If you have a dream, make it a goal.” –Unknown


350. “Know what your worth is and then add tax to that amount.” – Unknown


351. “Each time a woman stands up for herself she stands up for all women.” –Maya Angelou


352. “Where there is a woman, there is magic.” –Ntozake Shange


353. “The world needs strong 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


354. “Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry.” – Gloria Steinem, Journalist


355. “Extremists have shown what frightens them most: A girl with a book.” Malala Tousafzai, Pakistani activist


356. “I know what I bring to the table… So trust me when I say I’m not afraid to eat alone.” – Unknown


357. “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


358. “Sometimes it’s the princess who kills the dragon and saves the prince.” – Samuel Lowe, Finding Samuel Lowe


359. “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” – Michelle Obama


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


361. “You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it.” –Unknown


362. “Stop the silence and the violence.”


363. “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


364. “She promised better things for herself, so she sought out those things and never looked back.” –Unknown


365. “She never seemed shattered to me; she was a breathtaking mosaic of battles she’s won.” –Matt Baker


366. “And one day she discovered that she was fierce and strong and full of fire, and that not even she could hold herself back, because her passion burned brighter than her fears.” –Mark Anthony


367. “She was a true fighter; you could see it in her eyes. She wasn’t born strong, she was made strong. She was sculpted to be her own when the world let her down and she kept picking herself back up.” – Unknown


368. “There is no force more powerful than a woman determined to rise.” – W.E.B. Dubois, Sociologist


369. “Sometimes it’s the princess who kills the dragon and saves the prince.” – Samuel Lowe


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


371. “A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and herself only.” — Maya Angelou


372. “A charming woman doesn’t follow the crowd; she is herself.” –Loretta Young


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


374. “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


375. “If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” –Margaret Thatcher


376. “The rise of women does not mean the fall of men.”


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


378. “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


379. “It’s okay if you fall down and lose your spark. Just make sure that when you get back up, you rise as the whole damn fire.” –Colette Warden


380. “Collaborate, don’t compete.” ‒ Olivia Perez


381. “The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand


382. “Some days, she has no idea how she’ll do it. But every single day, it still gets done.” – Unknown


383. “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” Amelia Earhart, Aviator


384. “She’s a badass with a good heart. Soft but strong. Unapologetic and honest. She’s the type of woman you go to war beside; the type of woman you marry.” –R.H. Sin


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


386. “I am proud of the woman I am today because I went through one hell of a time to become her.” – Unknown


387. “Here’s to strong women: May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.” –Unknown


388. “Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.” –Stephanie Bennett-Henry


389. “A strong woman stands up for herself. A stronger woman stands up for everyone else.” –Unknown


390. “It is not women’s liberation, it is women’s and men’s liberation.” –Ruth Bader Ginsburg


391. “Women are made to be loved, not understood.” –Oscar Wilde


392. “Girls are capable of doing everything men are capable of doing. Sometimes they have more imagination than men.” — Katherine Johnson


393. “The test of civilization is its estimate of women.” –George William Curtis


394. “Girls should never be afraid to be smart.” –Emma Watson


395. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, Former First Lady of the United States


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


397. “Behind every successful woman is herself.”


398. “Success if only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own.” – Michelle Obama, Former First Lady of the United States


399. “Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights.” –Hillary Clinton


400. “Women’s value has been under-recognized for far too long.” –Sidney Sheldon

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