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569 Inspirational Entrepreneur Female Quotes (2023)

1. “She who never gave up on the journey to success. She persevered until she became a successful woman.” 


2. “Don’t let others define you. Define yourself. ” Ginni Rometty, Chairman and CEO, IBM


3. “Nothing will work unless you do. ” – Maya Angelou


4. “I’m not a businessman — I’m a business, man. ” – Jay-Z


5. “Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.”


6. “Nobody talks about entrepreneurship as a survival, but that’s exactly what it is and what nurtures creative thinking. Running that first shop taught me business is not financial science; it’s about trading: buying and selling. ” – Anita Roddick, founder of The Body Shop


7. “I know society says you should be a certain way, but I think [you should] stop and look at what is your natural way of being who you are.” — Ari Horie, founder, Women’s StartUp Lab


8. “If you are starting your own business, the best shortcut is to find a good mentor.” – Kim Kiyosaki, Entrepreneur, Author and Financial Educator


9. “With kids, they don’t do what you want them to do when you want them to do it. Organizations don’t necessarily, either. You’ve got to listen. You’ve got to learn how to influence.” — Ellen J. Kullman, formerly Chair and Chief Executive Officer of DuPont.


10. “I might not be very smart, but I surround myself with smart people.” – Barbara Mandrell


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


12. “Think like a queen.  A queen is not afraid to fail.  Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.” – Oprah Winfrey, Entrepreneur, Producer and Philanthropist


13. “It was a risk. I had my husband and I was pregnant with my oldest son. But I don’t look at risk the way other people do. When you’re an entrepreneur, you have to go in feeling like you’re going to be successful.” — Lillian Vernon; Tweet this!


14. “Some leaders are born women.” – Geraldine Ferraro, first female vice presidential candidate


15.  “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else. ” – Sara Blakey, CEO of Spanx


16. “It is within everyone’s grasp to a CEO” – Martha Stewart


17. If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary – Jim Rohn


18. “A strong woman believes that she is strong enough to face her journey, and a woman of faith believes that it is in this journey that she will become strong.” – Millie Leung


19. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer.” – Harriet Tubman, abolitionist and political activist


20.  “The more grateful we feel, the more things we receive to feel grateful for.  The more loved we feel, the more love we receive. The more beautiful we feel, the more attractive we become. ” – Denise Coates, CEO at Bet365


21. “A Bombshell wants it all, yet she is beginning to see she


22. “You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you.”


23. “Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand-and melting like a snowflake.” – Marie Beyon Ray, Author


24. “You can have it all. Just not all at once.” – Oprah Winfrey, television personality


25. “I was taught to strive, not because there were any guarantees of success, but because the act of striving is in itself the only way to keep faith with life.” – Madeleine Albright, first female U.S. secretary of state


26. “Being confident and believing in your own self-worth is necessary to achieving your potential.” 


27. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizen can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. ” – Margaret Mead, American cultural anthropologist, author, speaker


28. “One of the most important things I have learned is that businesses don’t fail, entrepreneurs give up. Now sometimes, giving up is the right decision. But usually you just need to dig in and figure out how to make things better. Remember: Every day is a new opportunity to get up and do it better than yesterday!” — Adda Birnir, founder and instructor, Skillcrush


29. “If you don’t know what your passion is, realize that one reason for your existence on earth is to find it.” – Oprah Winfrey, Entrepreneur, Producer and Philanthropist


30. “Build your business success around something that you love — something that is inherently and endlessly interesting to you.” —Martha Stewart, businesswoman, writer, and television personality


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32. “I realized that if I was willing to step up and be in the spotlight, I’d be able to make everyone else around me much more powerful as well.”― Alaina Percival


33. The more you keep pushing with what you have, people have no choice but to respect 


34. “I became successful due to several reasons. I never gave up and I never let anyone or anything get in my way. I use the power of positive thinking to tackle obstacles and challenges so they don’t defeat me. ” – Lillian Vernon, Founder, Lillian Vernon Corporation


35. “You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are. ” – Melissa Etheridge, singer


36.  “The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try.  Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it. ” – Debbi Fields, CEO of Ms. Fields Cookies


37. “Fearlessness is not the absence of fear. ... 


38. “In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.” 


39.  “I don’t have to prove anything to anyone.  I only have to follow my heart and concentrate on what I want to say to the world. I run my world. ”- Beyonce, singer


40. The secret of getting ahead is getting started – Mark Twain


41. “If it doesn't work out, it's wasn't my blessing.” 


42. “And if the end result is that someone, somewhere winds up believing they can do something out of the ordinary, well, then you’ve really made it.” ― Angela Ahrendts


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


44. “Build something you’re passionate about. As an entrepreneur, you have to have the passion and drive to stay the course.” – Alexandra Chong, CEO and founder, Lulu


45. “In whatever you do, you’re not going to stand out unless you think big and have ideas that are truly original. That comes from tapping into your own creativity, not obsessing over what everyone else is doing.” —Sophia Amoruso, founder of Nasty Gal


46. “A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman, But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult. ” – Melinda Gates, Cofounder and Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


47. “You are going to often find that to step into your biggest opportunity; you will be asked to move through your biggest fear and insecurity.” – Ali Brown


48. “People respond well to those that are sure of what they want.” – Anna Wintour, editor-in-Chief, American Vogue


49. “If you are doubting how far you can go, go far that you can’t hear them anymore.” – Michele Ruiz


50. “A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.” – Madonna, Recording Artist, Actress, and Entrepreneur


51. “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall, English primatologist and anthropologist


52. “Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.” – Arianna Huffington, Editor-In-Chief of Huffington Post Media Group, AOL


53. “The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves.” – Barbara Corcoran, real estate magnate and ‘Shark Tank’ investor


54. “If you’re not making someone else’s life better, then you’re wasting your time.” – Tina Sharkey is an accomplished American entrepreneur, who co-founded BabyCenter, an online resource for parents and soon-to-be parents. She has been recognized as a leader in the technology and marketing industries, and has been named to various lists of influential women in business.


55. Women shouldn’t be afraid to put themselves forward. ” – Sarah Wood, Cofounder & COO, Unruly Media


56. “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, Founder of The Body Shop


57. “If you are committed to creating value and if you aren’t afraid of hard times; obstacles become utterly unimportant. A nuisance perhaps; but with no real power. The world respects creation; people will get out of your way.” – Candice Carpenter, Founder of iVillage.com


58. “Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.” – Marie Curie, Polish-French physicist and first female Nobel Prize winner


59. I never dreamed about success, I worked for it. - Estee Lauder 


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


61. “I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear.” – Rosa Parks, civil rights activist Rosa Parks is a civil rights icon who refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, launching the modern civil rights movement.


62. “Next time, ask: what’s the worst that will happen? Then push yourself a little further than you dare. Once you start to speak, people will yell at you. They will interrupt you, put you down and suggest it’s personal. And the world won’t end … And the speaking will get easier and easier. And you will find you have fallen in love with your own vision, which you may never have realized you had. And you will lose some friends and lovers, and realize you don’t miss them. And new ones will find you and cherish you … And at last you’ll know with surpassing certainty that only one thing is more frightening than speaking your truth. And that is not speaking. ” – Audre Lorde


63. “There is no royal flower-strewn path to success. And if there is, I have not found it, for if I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard. ” – Madam C. J. Walker, first female self-made millionaire


64. The words you speak become the house you live in – Hafiz


65. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer. · 3. Being your true self is the most effective formula for success there is. · 6. Create the 


66. “There is nothing like a concrete life plan to weigh you down. Because if you always have one eye on some future goal, you stop paying attention to the job at hand, miss opportunities that might arise, and stay fixedly on one path, even when a better, newer course might have opened up.”—Indra K. Nooyi, CEO of Pepsi Co.


67. “I've always believed that one woman's success can only help another woman's success.” 


68. “Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.” – Harriet Braiker, Author and Stress Management Expert


69. “Growth and comfort do not coexist.” ― Ginni Rometty


70. “I work really hard at trying to see the big picture and not getting stuck in ego. I believe we’re all put on this planet for a purpose, and we all have a different purpose… When you connect with that love and that compassion, that’s when everything unfolds.”


71. “The reason why people say that you've changed when you become successful is because during the come up you were accessible but since the blow up you only make time for those who always made time for you.” 


72. “My life didn’t please me, so I created my life.” – Coco Chanel was a French fashion designer and businesswoman. She was one of the most influential designers of the 20th century, revolutionizing women’s fashion by introducing a new silhouette that was both comfortable and stylish.


73. “Stick to your true north – building greatness for the long term.” – Ruth Porat


74.  “Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve. ” – Mary Kay Ash, Founder, Mary Kay Cosmetics


75. “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,  writer and feminist


76. “The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of a mistake.” – Meg Whitman, CEO of Quibi


77. “It is pure mythology that women cannot perform as well as men in science, engineering and mathematics. In my experience, the opposite is true: Women are often more adept and patient at untangling complex problems, multitasking, seeing the possibilities in new solutions and winning team support for collaborative action.”― Weili Dai


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


79. “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.” ―Sara Blakely


80. “Nothing will be done unless you do.” – Maya Angelou


81. “Treating people with kindness and respect seems elementary but is not always reciprocated. I often run into people who tell me a story about how I impacted their life — most often by an act of kindness that they never forgot.” – April Uchitel, chief brand officer, Spring


82. You get in life what you have the courage to ask for – Oprah


83. “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, founder of The Body Shop


84. “Your value will be not what you know; it will be what you share.”― Ginni Rometty


85. “Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country. ” – Anaïs Nin


86. Do the one thing you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never truly tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it. – Oprah


87. “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


88. “Success is not about perfection. It’s about perseverance.” – Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post and Thrive Global Arianna Huffington is a media mogul, author, and speaker who co-founded The Huffington Post and went on to launch Thrive Global, a wellness and productivity platform.


89. “One of the best things you can do is stop and listen; that’s why it’s good to not just immediately respond when someone talks to you. Just stop and make sure you internalized what they said.”—Lori Richardson


90. If you want things you’ve never had, you must be willing to do things you’ve never done – Thomas Jefferson


91. “I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.” – Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of Lean In Sheryl Sandberg is a technology executive and author, best known as the COO of Facebook and for her book Lean In, which advocates for women in the workplace.


92. “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, American politician, diplomat, lawyer, writer, and public speaker


93. “If you can create a product or service that you know people need and want, then you’ll have a profitable business.” – Lorene Carey is a well-known American businesswoman and the founder of Procter & Gamble, one of the largest consumer goods companies in the world. With her innovative and visionary leadership, she has helped the company become a global leader in the industry.


94. “The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything.” – Arianna Huffington, Founder of The Huffington Post Arianna Huffington is a Greek-American author, philanthropist and businesswoman who rose to prominence with the launch of The Huffington Post, a news and blog website. Her success story is one of resilience and perseverance, and she has become a vocal advocate for women in business.


95. “I want every little girl who’s been told she’s bossy to be told again she has leadership skills.” —Sheryl Sandberg, COO at Facebook


96. “To stay ahead, you must have your next idea waiting in the wings.” – Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard business professor and director of the Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative


97. If your dreams don’t scare you, they’re too small – Richard Branson


98. “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


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


100. “Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.” – Julie Andrews, Actress, Singer, Author


101. “Each person must live their life as a model for others.” – Rosa Parks, civil rights activist


102. “With kids, they don’t do what you want them to do when you want them to do it. Organizations don’t necessarily, either. You’ve got to listen. You’ve got to learn how to influence.” – Ellen J. Kullman, formerly Chair and Chief Executive Officer of DuPont


103. “If you are committed to creating value and if you aren’t afraid of hard times; obstacles become utterly unimportant. A nuisance perhaps; but with no real power. The world respects creation; people will get out of your way.” Candice Carpenter, founder of iVillage.com


104. “Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down, and trust your instincts. Good relationships feel good. They feel right. They don’t hurt. They’re not painful. That’s not just with somebody you want to marry, but it’s with the friends you choose. It’s with the people you surround yourself with.” – Michelle Obama, former first lady of the United States


105. “There is no better personal development tool than running your own business.” – Ali Brown, Award-Winning Entrepreneur and Business Coach


106. “When it comes to branding, you must build it before you can leverage it .” 


107. It doesn’t matter how slow you go as long as you do not stop – Confucius


108. “How many cares one loses when one decides to not be something, but to be someone. ” – Coco Chanel, Founder, Chanel


109. “You’re not in competition with other women. You’re in competition with everyone.” – Tina Fey, Actress, Comedian, Writer, and Producer


110. “If you’re not learning, you’re falling behind. Somebody else is getting better as you’re becoming less valuable. I see so many irrelevant salespeople I want to cry. They stopped learning.” – Jill Konrath


111. “Success isn’t about how much money you make, it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.” – Michelle Obama, First African-American First Lady of the United States


112. “Today, I'm giving thanks to God for my failures, my successes, people who aren’t in my life anymore, those around me who speak life and tell me the truth, my health, and greater blessings still to come.” 


113. “You’re not in competition with other women. You’re in competition with everyone. ” – Tina Fey


114. “I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. From there I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there I promoted myself into the business of manufacturing hair goods and preparations….I have built my own factory on my own ground.” – Madam C.J. Walker, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, self-made millionaire


115. “The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves.” — Barbara Corcoran, real estate magnate and ‘Shark Tank’ investor.


116. “A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.” – Madonna


117. “A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.”


118. “You’re not in competition with other women. You’re in competition with everyone.” – Tina Fey I sometimes forget this. Puts things in perspective and coming from Tina Fey, is some great motivation for kickin ass! Thanks for the great quotes! ~Jackie Bell


119. “As a leader, it’s a major responsibility on your shoulder to practice the behavior you want others to follow. ” – Himanshu Bhatia Founder and CEO, Rose International Inc


120. People respond well to those that are sure of what they want. -- Anna Wintour, 


121. “Give us a world where half our homes are run by men, and half our institutions are run by women. I'm pretty sure that would be a better world.” 


122. “You will never lose in business, either you win or you learn.” – Melinda Emerson


123. The time has come -- a woman will finally be on the face of U. S. currency


124. “I want little girls to grow up knowing they can do anything, even play football.” – Jen Welter, first female coach in the NFL


125. “Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.”


126. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” — Este Lauder


127.  “Investing in women is smart economics, and investing in girls, catching them upstream is even smarter economics. ” – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general of World Trade Organization


128. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”


129. “The glass ceiling that once limited a woman’s career path has paved a new road towards business ownership, where women can utilize their sharp business acumen while building strong family ties. ” – Erica Nicole,  Founder and CEO of YFS Magazine


130. “Aim for the sky, but move slowly, enjoying every step along the way.” – Chanda Kochhar


131. “A woman’s true independence does not lie in her paycheck or her ability to provide for herself, financially. Note, it’s okay if a paycheck is what you want. But your true independence lies in you finally realizing your ultimate sensual calling and purpose.” 


132. “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.” – Sara Blakely, Founder of Spanx Sara Blakely is the founder of Spanx, one of the most successful women-led companies in the world. She is known for her innovative and disruptive approach to business and her inspiring story has motivated countless women to chase their dreams.


133. “Decide … whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying.” – Amelia Earhart, aviation pioneer and author


134. “Success isn’t about how much money you make, it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.”


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


136. You can’t fail if you don’t quit 


137. “Success is about creating value. ” – Candice Carpenter, iVillage. com


138. “So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard. ” – Caterina Fake, Cofounder, Flickr


139. “It is within everyone’s grasp to be a CEO.” — Martha Stewart; Tweet this!


140. Opportunities are usually designed as hard work, so most people don’t recognise them


141. “Expect the unexpected, and whenever possible, be the unexpected. ” – Lynda Barry


142. “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.”


143. “If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is.” – Angelina Jolie, Award-Winning Actress and Philanthropist


144. “The concept of “work-life balance” is a fleeting idea for a Bombshell. Instead, a focus on work-life success—where her time and energy shifts based on the rotating demands of each area of her life—is far more realistic.” 


145. “This is what will change the world…a ground swell of people pouring their energy into manifesting their “preferred future” instead of being worn down by disillusion and disappointment.” – Molly Carlile, “The Deathtalker” and international speaker/author


146. “None of us can know what we are capable of until we are tested.” – Elizabeth Blackwell, first woman to graduate from medical school in the U.S.


147. “As a leader, it's a major responsibility on your shoulder to practice the behavior you want others to follow. ” – Himanshu Bhatia Founder and CEO, Rose 


148. “Your job as leader is to stay as close in touch as possible with those closest to the action.” — Kat Cole, president, Focus Brands


149. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer. - Nolan Bushnell


150. “My will shall shape the future.  Whether I fail or succeed shall be no one’s doing but my own.  I am the force. I can clear any obstacle before me or I can be lost in the maze. My choice. My responsibility.  Win or lose; only I hold the key to my destiny.” – Elaine Maxwell, Author


151.  “The only thing I have learned is to find strength in yourself. No one can help you, no one can do anything for you, you have to do the work yourself. ” – Marina Abramovic, performance artist


152. “If you can’t stand being with a woman who’s more successful than you, then leave her alone. She’s better off without you. If you actually love her, then know the value of that love and make it a promise. That is the only thing she needs from you.” 


153. “Don’t let fear or insecurity stop you from trying new things. Believe in yourself. Do what you love. And most importantly, be kind to others, even if you don’t like them. – Stacy London


154. “Your job as a leader is to stay as close in touch as possible with those closest to the action.” – Kat Cole, president, Focus Brands


155. “There is nothing like a concrete life plan to weigh you down. Because if you always have one eye on some future goal, you stop paying attention to the job at hand, miss opportunities that might arise, and stay fixedly on one path, even when a better, newer course might have opened up.” ― Indra Nooyi


156. “Walt Disney told his crew to ‘build the castle first’ when constructing Disney World, knowing that vision would continue to serve as motivation throughout the project. Oftentimes when people fail to achieve what they want in life, it’s because their vision isn’t strong enough. ” – Gail Blanke, President and CEO, Lifedesigns


157. “I work really hard at trying to see the big picture and not getting stuck in ego. I believe we’re all put on this planet for a purpose, and we all have a different purpose… When you connect with that love and that compassion, that’s when everything unfolds.” — Ellen DeGeneres; Tweet this!


158. “Success in entrepreneurship is very much like a game—part chess match, part poker tournament, and part schoolyard soccer competition. You’ve got to make decisive moves in a really strategic way, bluff on occasion when you want others to think that you have a better hand, and pass the ball to and from teammates to hit your goals. Sometimes, it will be a straight line to a quick score, and at other times, you will have to double back, up the ante, and formulate a new plan.” 


159. “If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.” – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, first female head of state in Africa


160. “Define success in your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.” — Anne Sweeney; Tweet this!


161. “What I wanted was to be allowed to do the thing in the world that I did best–which I believed then and believe now is the greatest privilege there is. When I did that, success found me.” — Debbi Fields, the creator of Mrs. Fields.


162. “Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the World.” – Hillary Clinton, American Politician and former First Lady of United States, successful women entrepreneur quotes


163. “Repetition makes reputation and reputation makes customers.”—Elizabeth Arden, founder of Elizabeth Arden Inc.


164. “I have never worked a day in my life without selling. If I believe in something, I sell it, and I sell it hard.” — Estée Lauder; Tweet this!


165. “Be amateur. Not everything you do has to be good especially at first.” – Ann Handley 


166. “Don’t just stand for the success of other women- insist on it. ” – Gail Blanke, President and CEO, Lifedesigns


167. “Find the smartest people you can and surround yourself with them.” — Marissa Meyer, CEO, Yahoo!


168. “No matter what, expect the unexpected. And whenever possible, BE the unexpected. ” – Lynda Barry, author


169. “I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.” — Virginia Rometty; Tweet this!


170. “I got lucky because I never gave up the search. Are you quitting too soon? Or are you willing to pursue luck with a vengeance too?” – Jill Konrath


171. “Success doesn’t come from what you do occasionally.  It comes from what you do consistently.” – Marie Forleo, Entrepreneur, Writer and Philanthropist


172. You are the CEO of your own life


173. “Our work is still cut out for us. More women are getting college degrees than men, yet women are still a small percentage of people in the US running and starting companies. I hope in that in my lifetime I get to experience the feeling of being one among many female tech CEOs who have leveled the playing field.” —Sabrina Parsons; Tweet this!


174. “The key to success is to start before you are ready.” – Marie Forleo


175. “A woman’s best protection is a little money of her own.”


176. Your direction is more important than your speed


177. Choose your dreams over your feats. - Carrie Green 


178. “I always want to make films. I think of it as a great opportunity to comment on the world in which we live.” – Kathryn Bigelow, first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director


179. “Fearlessness is not the absence of fear. It’s the mastery of fear. It’s about getting up one more time than we fall down.” —Arianna Huffington, editor in chief of The Huffington Post


180. “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.”—Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx


181. “Success is about creating value.” – Candice Carpenter, Co-founder of iVillage


182. “The road to success is always under construction.”—Lily Tomlin, actress, comedian, writer and producer


183. “We need to get women to the point where they aren’t apologizing.  It is time to take ownership in our success.” – Tory Burch, CEO and Designer of Tory Burch


184.  “You’ve been filled with great treasure for one purpose: to be spilled. ” – Yoko Ono, artist


185. “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, Author and Poet


186. “When you undervalue who you are, the world will undervalue what you do and vice versa.”


187. “As a leader, it’s a major responsibility on your shoulders to practice the behavior you want others to follow.” — Himanshu Bhatia, Founder and CEO, Rose International.


188. “When I’m hungry, I eat. When I’m thirsty, I drink. When I feel like saying something, I say it.” – Madonna, American entertainer and first female billionaire of pop music


189. “In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.”—Coco Chanel, founder of Chanel


190. You only live once but if you do it right, once is enough. – Mae West


191. “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.”


192. “When my company started really growing, I didn’t have any help in my house at all. I had the upkeep of my daily life, I had a one year old and a three year old, and I had my house. So I had to prioritize.” — Julie Aigner Clark; Tweet this!


193. “Trying to do it all and expecting it can all be right is a recipe for disappointment. Perfection is the enemy.” – Sheryl Sandberg


194. “Surround yourself with a trusted and loyal team. It makes all the difference.” — Alison Pincus, co-founder, One Kings Lane


195. “Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.” – Julie Andrews


196. “Remember, you are not aspiring for perfection, Bombshell. You are aspiring for progress, one step at a time.” 


197. “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, Editor in Chief, Huffington Post


198. “Dear optimist, pessimist, and realist – while you guys were busy arguing about the glass of wine, I drank it! Sincerely, the opportunist!”


199. “With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice.” – Oprah Winfrey, Entrepreneur, Producer and Philanthropist


200. “People don’t take opportunities because the timing is bad, the financial side insecure. Too many people are overanalyzing. Sometimes you just have to go for it.” – Michelle Zatlyn


201. “Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.” – Anais Nin, Author


202. “Some people dream of success while other people, get up every morning and make it happen.” – Wayne Huizenga 


203. “I hope you will find some way to break the rules and make a little trouble out there. And I also hope that you will choose to make some of that trouble on behalf of women.” – Nora Ephron, American journalist, writer, and filmmaker


204. “Nobody talks about entrepreneurship as a survival, but that’s exactly what it is and what nurtures creative thinking. Running that first shop taught me business is not financial science; it’s about trading: buying and selling.” —Anita Roddick, founder of The Body Shop


205. Being your true self is the most effective formula for success there is. - Danielle LaPorte 


206. “Women scored a salary that was 18 percent higher when they negotiated the salary for someone else. Men pretty much negotiated the same salaries whether it was for themselves or for someone else, and the levels were pretty consistent with what the women negotiated when they represented someone else. It appears that the women executives were particularly energized when they felt a sense o responsibility to represent another person's interests.” 


207. “I believe change is coming though! I was over the moon to see Forbes launch their 50 over 50 list. It’s a platform designed to highlight women breaking age and gender stereotypes; to act as advocates and role models for other retirees around the world. It’s fantastic and I want to see more!” 


208. “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, “I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along. ” You must do the thing you think you cannot do. ” – Eleanor Roosevelt


209. “Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the troublemaking individual.” – Natalie Clifford Barney, Playwright, Poet, and Novelist


210. “You are going to often find that to step into your biggest opportunity, you will be asked to move through your biggest fear or insecurity.” – Ali Brown, Award-Winning Entrepreneur and Business Coach


211. You run the day or the day runs you 


212. “I know society says you should be a certain way, but I think [you should] stop and look at what is your natural way of being who you are.” – Ari Horie, founder, Women’s StartUp Lab


213. “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” – Rosalynn Carter, American writer and activist who served as first lady of the United States 


214. “So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.” — Caterina Fake, Co-founder, Flickr and Hunch.


215. “Dear optimist, pessimist, and realist: While you guys were busy arguing about the glass of wine, I drank it! Sincerely, the opportunist!” — Lori Greiner, inventor, QVC host and ‘Shark Tank’ investor.


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


217. “Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got. ” – Janis Joplin, American rock singer


218. “Invite people into your life that don’t look or think like you.” – Mellody Hobson, president and co-CEO of Ariel Investments


219. ”The glass ceiling that once limited a woman’s career path has paved a new road towards business ownership, where women can utilize their sharp business acumen while building strong family ties. ” – Erica Nicole, who left Corporate America to start YFS Magazine


220. “If you are committed to creating value and if you aren’t afraid of hard times; obstacles become utterly unimportant. A nuisance perhaps, but with no real power. The world respects creation; people will get out of your way. ” – Candice Carpenter


221. “So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.” – Caterina Fake, Co-founder, Flickr and Hunch.


222. “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, author, artist


223. You miss 100% of the chances you don’t take


224. “My husband always tell me that I’m the most unrelenting person he’s ever met, and it’s true. If I make a commitment to something I will stick to it no matter what.” — Jenny Craig; Tweet this!


225. “Building a brand means knowing your story and building and sharing that story.” – Tamara McCleary


226. “Do the best you can in every task, no matter how unimportant it may seem at the time. No one learns more about a problem than the person at the bottom.” – Sandra Day O’Connor, first woman appointed to the Supreme Court


227. I never dreamt of success, I worked for it – Estee Lauder


228. The key to success is to start before you’re ready


229. “The most successful entrepreneurs I know are optimistic. It’s part of the job description.” – Caterina Fake


230. “Do not be afraid to make decisions. Do not be afraid to make mistakes.” – Carly Fiorina, first female CEO of a Fortune 20 company


231. “If you follow your heart, if you listen to your gut, and if you extend your hand to help another – not for any agenda, but for the sake of humanity – you are going to find the truth.” – Erin Brockovich, legal clerk, consumer advocate, and environmental activist


232. “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself. ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along. ’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do. ” – Eleanor Roosevelt


233. “At the end of the day, you are the only one that is limiting your ability to dream, or to actually execute on your dreams. Don’t let yourself get in the way of that.”― Falon Fatemi


234. “Nobody talks about entrepreneurship as a survival, but that’s exactly what it is and what nurtures creative thinking. Running that first shop taught me business is not financial science; it’s about trading: buying and selling.” – Anita Roddick, Founder of The Body Shop


235. “Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away. ” – Barbara De Angelis, author and consultant


236. “You want people who are better than you at their job. If I can do your job better than you, I can’t hire you; that’s a waste of my time and money.” – Robyn Rihanna Fenty, professionally known as Rihanna, is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, actress, and entrepreneur. She is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, with over 250 million records sold worldwide, and is also the founder of Fenty Beauty and Fenty, her lingerie and fashion lines.


237. “I am not satisfied in making money for myself. I endeavor to provide employment for hundreds of women of my race,” – Madam C.J Walker


238. “There is no scientific answer for success. You can’t define it. You’ve simply got to live it and do it. ” – Anita Roddick,  Founder, The Body Shop


239. “Our fear of the unknown and our fear of making mistakes trick us into focusing on what we don’t know or can’t do. When we give ourselves the freedom to be uncertain and less than perfect, then we can start thinking, ‘What do I know? What can I do?’ That’s when the adventure starts — learning, thriving, conquering, failing, recouping, and having a ton of fun.” — Kristin Smith, COO, Dolly, Inc.


240. “So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.” – Caterina Fake, Co-founder, Flickr


241. Nothing works unless you do – Maya Angelou


242. “I can say unequivocally that every decision we make at Mary Kay Cosmetics is based on the golden rule. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” – Mary Kay Ash, Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics


243. “I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.” – Gloria Steinem, feminist journalist and social activist


244. “What I wanted was to be allowed to do the thing in the world that I did best–which I believed then and believe now is the greatest privilege there is. When I did that, success found me.” – Debbi Fields, the creator of Mrs. Fields


245. “Follow your passion — and if you don't know what it is, realize that one reason for your existence on earth is to find it.” — ... 


246. “Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person. Be faithful in small things, because it is in them that your strength lies.” – Mother Teresa, Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary


247. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward. ”  – Martin Luther King, Jr


248. “You create opportunities by performing, not complaining.” – Muriel Siebert, first female member of the New York Stock Exchange


249. “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, Former First Lady


250. “You only live once but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West, Actress, Playwright, Screenwriter, women entrepreneur quotes on life


251. “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.” — Sara Blakely, founder, Spanx


252. “Define goal. Take action. Stay focused. Expect success. Nothing less.” – Michele Ruiz, entrepreneur, bilingual communication specialist, author, and keynote speaker


253. “The comfort zone is a nice place, but nothing grows there. Take the leap today and start your business.” Carolina Cummings


254. “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” – Coco Chanel, Fashion Designer and Founder of Chanel


255. “On my own I will just create, and if it works, it works, and if it doesn’t, I’ll create something else. I don’t have any limitations on what I think I could do or be.”


256. Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission – Zig Ziglar


257. “Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it.” – Maya Angelou, American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist


258. “Success isn’t about how much money you make, it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives." – Michelle Obama


259. “If I hadn’t had mentors, I wouldn’t be here today.  I am a product of great mentoring and great coaching.” – Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo


260. Everything you want is on the other side of Fear – Jack Canfield


261. “Knowing that things could be worse should not stop us from trying to make them better.”


262. “Life-fulfilling work is never about the money — when you feel true passion for something, you instinctively find ways to nurture it.” — Eileen Fisher, fashion designer.


263. “If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is.” – Angelina Jolie


264. I don't have any limitations on what I 


265. “Walt Disney told his crew to ‘build the castle first’ when constructing Disney World, knowing that vision would continue to serve as motivation throughout the project. Oftentimes when people fail to achieve what they want in life, it’s because their vision isn’t strong enough.” – Gail Blanke, President and CEO of  Lifedesigns


266. “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, author and poet


267. Growing might feel like breaking at first


268. “Do what you love and success will follow. Passion is the fuel behind a successful career.”―Meg Whitman


269. “It’s up to us to all challenge our own boundaries, our own comfort zones, and get out and see what else is out there in the world and what else is possible, and give ourselves a shot to go a little bit deeper, a little bit further.” – Jennifer Kushell, founder and CEO of Young & Successful Media and YSN.com (Your Success Now)


270. “The most successful entrepreneurs I know are optimistic. It’s part of the job description.” ― Caterina Fake


271. “We must develop a thick skin. With an unshakeable sense of self – and a commitment to being compassionate – nothing will faze you.” – Mari Smith, social media marketer known as the “Facebook Queen”


272. “A woman’s true independence does not lie in her paycheck or her ability to provide for herself financially. Note, it’s okay if a paycheck is what she wants. But her true independence lies in her finally realizing her ultimate sensual calling.” 


273. “Life fulfilling work is never about the money when you feel true passion for something you instinctively find ways to nurture it.” – Eileen Fisher 


274. “Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble-making individual- Natalie Clifford Barney, playwright, poet, and novelists


275. “on 'authenticity: "This is what we all seek: the opportunity to live out our lives being true to ourselves, our own genuine sense of self.” 


276. “Running my own business is empowering. I get to set my own hours, call the shots, and contribute to my family.” — Amanda Cookson; Tweet this!


277. Everything is hard before it is easy – Goethe


278. “Surround yourself with a trusted and loyal team. It makes all the difference.” —Alison Pincus, cofounder of One Kings Lane


279. “The most successful entrepreneurs I know are optimistic. · “Success doesn't come from what you do occasionally. · “You will be defined not just by what you ...


280. “Sorry, Sister. You're not “normal.” You're exceptional. You're a Bombshell. If this was easy, everyone would be a successful business owner.” 


281. “What I learn from talking to so many women around the world: If you can empower them with the right things, the right tools. They can lift up their family. And that ultimately lifts up their community and their society.” – Melinda Gates


282. If you don’t have big dreams and goals, you’ll end up working really hard for someone who does


283. “What sets you apart can sometimes feel like a burden, and it’s not. And a lot of the time, it’s what makes you great.” – Emma Stone, Academy and Golden Globe Award-winning actress


284. Always go with the choice that scare you the most because that is the one that is going to help you grow – Caroline Myss


285.  “Don’t blame your parents, don’t blame your boyfriend, don’t blame the weather. Accept the reality, embrace the challenge, and deal with it.  Be in charge of your own life. Turn negatives into positives and be proud to be a woman. ” – Diane Von Furstenberg, CEO and fashion designer


286. “Don’t let anyone tell you you’re too young to achieve your dreams.” – Sophia Amoruso, founder of Nasty Gal Sophia Amoruso started her fashion empire Nasty Gal from selling vintage clothes on eBay and turned it into a multi-million dollar fashion retailer.


287. “I’ve never thought of myself as a female engineer, or founder, or a woman in tech. I just think of myself as someone who’s passionate.” ― Leah Busque


288. “Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.” – Marie Curie


289. “If you need the user to tell you what you’re selling, then you don’t know what you’re selling, and it’s probably not going to be a good experience.” – Marissa Mayer, businesswoman, investor, and former CEO of Yahoo


290. “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else. ” – Sarah Blakely, Founder, Spanx


291. Old ways won’t open 


292. “Invite people into your life that don’t look or think like you.” — Mellody Hobson, president of Ariel Investments.


293. “If you are committed to creating value and if you aren’t afraid of hard times, obstacles become utterly unimportant. A nuisance perhaps, but with no real power. The world respects creation; people will get out of your way.” — Candice Carpenter Olson, Co-CEO, Fullbridge


294. “Be an amateur. Not everything you do has to be good, especially at first.”― Ann Handley


295. I want every girl to know that her voice can change the world. - Malala Fund 


296. The key to success is to start before you’re ready. - Maria Forleo 


297. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” – Estee Lauder, Founder of Estee Lauder Cosmetics


298. “What I wanted was to be allowed to do the thing in the world that I did best – which I believed then and believe now is the greatest privilege there is. When I did that, success found me. ” – Debbi Fields, Founder, Mrs. Fields Bakeries


299. “Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.” – Gertrude Stein, American novelist


300. “I'm proud of her; she's proud of me. There is no competition animosity, envy, or jealousy. We're just secure, confident women doing our thing while supporting each other. I call that a SiSTARship and it is the essence of a Smart Woman Achieving Greatness. (SWAG)” 


301. “I don’t believe in failure. It’s not failure if you enjoyed the process.” — Oprah Winfrey; Tweet this!


302. Don’t ask people for directions when they’ve never been where you’re going


303. “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.” – Florence Nightingale, British nurse, social reformer, and statistician


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


305. “You have to be open-minded when those early opportunities present themselves; take advantage of them whether they’re going to make you a lot of money or not.” – Rachael Ray, television personality, Businesswoman, celebrity chef, and Author


306. “Treat your mind like money, don’t waste it.”


307. “Successful people understand that you don’t need to make things complicated.” – Anne McKevitt, Entrepreneur, TV Personality, Author and Philanthropist


308. “Luck is where preparation meets opportunity. ” – Robin Chase, Founder, Zip Car


309. “People don’t take opportunities because the timing is bad, the financial side unsecure. Too many people are overanalyzing. Sometimes you just have to go for it.” – Michelle Zatly, Co-founder of SoundFlare


310. “Until you’re ready to look foolish, you’ll never have the possibility of being great.” – Cher, Recording Artist, Emmy Award–Winning Television Personality, Award-Winning Actress, Director, Record Producer, and Philanthropist


311. “Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong. ” – Ella Fitzgerald, jazz vocalist


312. The most effective way to do it, is to do it – Amelia Earheart


313. “I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough. ” – Marissa Mayer, CEO, Yahoo


314. “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” – Anne Bradstreet, America’s First Published Poet


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


316. “My whole career has been one rejection after another and then going back and back and pushing against everything and everybody. Getting ahead by small, ugly steps.” — Joan Rivers; Tweet this!


317. “Do the best you can in every task, no matter how unimportant it may seem at the time. No one learns more about a problem than the person at the bottom.” – Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman appointed to the US Supreme Court


318. Progress not perfection


319. “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.” – Sara Blakely, founder, Spanx


320. “Do what you love and success will follow. Passion is the fuel behind a successful career.” - Meg Whitman


321. “So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.” – Caterina Fake, Co-founder ofFlickr


322. “Growth and comfort does not co-exist.”– Ginny Rometty 


323. “Successful women see opportunities instead of obstacles.” – Gwyneth Paltrow is a famous American actress, businesswoman, and founder of the lifestyle brand Goop. With her expertise in health and wellness, she has built Goop into a multi-million-dollar company, helping to popularize the concept of “wellness” and changing the way people think about self-care.


324. “Remember, all the answers you need are inside of you; you only have to become quiet enough to hear them.” – Debbie Ford, Author, speaker, and Founder of the Ford Institute for Integrative Coaching


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


326. “We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves.  We have to step up as women and take the lead.” – Beyonce, Award Winning Singer, famous entrepreneur women quotes


327. “You will be defined not just by what you achieve, but by how you survive.”―Sheryl Sandberg


328. “Trying to do it all and expecting it all can be done exactly right is a recipe for disappointment. Perfection is the enemy.” ― Sheryl Sandberg


329. “People don’t take opportunities because the timing is bad, the financial side unsecure. Too many people are overanalyzing. Sometimes you just have to go for it. ” – Michelle Zatlyn, Co-founder of CloudFlare


330. “Treating people with kindness and respect seems elementary but is not always reciprocated. I often run into people who tell me a story about how I impacted their life — most often by an act of kindness that they never forgot.” — April Uchitel, chief brand officer, Spring


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


332. “I wake up every morning and think to myself, ‘How far can I push the company forward in the next 24 hours?’” —Leah Busque, founder and CEO of TaskRabbit


333. “What we really want to do is what we are really meant to do. When we do what we are meant to do, money comes to us, doors open for us, we feel useful, and the work we do feels like play to us.”


334. “True leadership stems from individuality that is honestly and sometimes imperfectly expressed… Leaders should strive for authenticity over perfection.” — Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook


335. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller, Author, Political Activist, and Speaker


336. “You never lose in business, either you win or you learn.” — Melinda Emerson, the “SmallBizLady”; Tweet this! “I am not satisfied in making money for myself. I ...


337. “Don’t just stand for the success of other women – insist on it.” – Gail Blanke, President and CEO, Lifedesigns


338. “There is no luck in business. There is only drive, determination, and more drive.” – Sophie Kinsella is a bestselling British author and former financial journalist. She is best known for her “Shopaholic” series of novels, which have sold over 40 million copies worldwide.


339.  “If you want to change this world, this community we all live in, then get up and do it. And just start something. ” – Anne Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube


340. “If you’re clear on what you believe, you have a great foundation to go make a market.”—Ginni Rometty, Chairman, president and CEO of IBM


341. “Making the decision to not follow a system, or someone else’s rules has allowed me to really dig into what my own strengths and gifts are without spending time feeling jaded or wasteful. ” – Ishita Gupta, founder of Fear. less Magazine


342.  “There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost. ” – Martha Graham, dancer and choreographer


343. Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve. ” - Mary Kay Ash 


344. “Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” – Golda Meir, first female prime minister of Israel


345. “Making the decision to not follow a system, or someone else’s rules has allowed me to really dig into what my own strengths and gifts are without spending time feeling jaded or wasteful.” – Ishita Gupta, founder of Fearless Magazine


346. “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


347. “If you are giving a lot of value, if you are making an impact in people’s lives, it will be reflected in your bank account.” – Millie Leung, Entrepreneur, Author, and International Speaker


348. The ones that are successful are the ones that never give up


349. “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” – Billie Jean King, American tennis player who fought for equal prize money for female athletes


350. “Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live. ” – Anne Sweeney, President, Walt Disney


351. I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it – Van Gogh


352. “Stick to your true north― build greatness for the long term.”―Ruth Porat


353. “Lean in, speak out, have a voice in your organization, and never use the word, ‘sorry’.” ―Trish Bertuzzi


354. “There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women. ” – Madeleine Albright


355. “The more we can break the rules, the better off we’re going to be.”- Indra Nooyi


356. “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.” 


357. “There are lots of opportunities out there for women to work in these fields; girls just need support, encouragement and mentoring to follow through with the sciences.” – Sally Ride, first American woman to fly to space


358. “We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change. ” – Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook


359. “I’ve learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances. ” – Martha Washington, First Lady of the United States


360. “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


361. “People don’t take opportunities because the timing is bad, the financial side unsecure. Too many people are overanalyzing. Sometimes you just have to go for it.” — Michelle Zatlyn, Co-founder of CloudFlare


362.  “We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already. We have the power to imagine better. ” – J. K Rowling, writer, and author


363. Doubting yourself is normal. Letting it stop you is a choice – Mel Robbins


364. “A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.” – Madonna, Recording Artist, Actress, and Entrepreneur


365. “I am not satisfied in making money for myself. I endeavor to provide employment for hundreds of the women of my race.” — Madam C.J. Walker; Tweet this!


366. “Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” – Helen Keller, Founder of The Helen Keller Foundation Helen Keller was a woman ahead of her time who, despite being blind and deaf, went on to become one of the most influential figures in American history. She founded the Helen Keller Foundation to support the blind and visually impaired and her legacy continues to inspire women everywhere.


367. “Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.” – Anne Sweeney, American businesswoman and former co-chair of Disney Media


368. “I think the key is for women not to set any limits. ” – Martina Navratilova, tennis player and coach


369. “I’ve always been a bit of an introvert, but just because you don’t fit the classic mold doesn’t mean you can’t be a leader. You just need to find your own style and someone with a similar style who you can learn from.”― Jess Lee


370. “Know what you bring. Know what you don’t bring. And build a team that covers everything you need.”—Angie Hicks, founder of Angie’s List


371. “The key ingredient to being successful is YOU. She encouraged herself, she believed in herself, she loved herself, and she NEVER doubted who she was. Her ambition, perseverance, resilience, and self-motivation were consistent. She was her own personal cheerleader every step of the way… She is me!” 


372. “If you push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking risk, really amazing things can happen.” — Marissa Mayer; Tweet this!


373. “The key to success is to start before you are ready.” – Marie Forleo, Entrepreneur, Writer and Philanthropist


374. “Making the decision to not follow a system, or someone else’s rules has allowed me to really dig into what my own strengths and gifts are without spending time feeling jaded or wasteful.” — Ishita Gupta, founder of Fear.less Magazine


375. Fear is a mindset, and so is the will to succeed. - Bethenny Frankel 


376. “Careers are a jungle gym, not a ladder.” – Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of Lean In


377. It always seems impossible until it’s done – Nelson Mandela


378. We learn the way on the way – Shannon Kaiser


379. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” – Estée Lauder


380. “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, former prime minister of India


381. “Stay true to yourself and your vision. Don’t let any one person’s opinion move you; listen, but be confident.”―Amanda Kahlow


382. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou, Author and Poet


383. “You should never let your fears prevent you from doing what you know is right.” – Aung San Suu Kyi, human rights activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and state counselor of Myanmar


384. “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; Tweet this!


385. “Don’t just stand for the success of other women – insist on it. ” – Gail Blanke, President and CEO, Lifedesigns


386. “Find the smartest people you can and surround yourself with them.” — Marissa Meyer, CEO of Yahoo!


387. “You never lose in business, either you win or you learn.” — Melinda Emerson, the “SmallBizLady”; Tweet this!


388. “If we are going to be part of the solution, we have to engage the problems.” – Majora Carter, urban revitalization strategist


389. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me?” — Ayn Rand; Tweet this!


390. “Stay on your game and keep going for your dreams. The World needs that special gift that only you have.” – Marie Forleo, Entrepreneur, Writer and Philanthropist


391. “What’s the worst that could happen? Everyone turned me down; big deal.” – J. K. Rowling, Author


392. “The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn but to unlearn. ” – Gloria Steinem, author and activist


393.  “If you find yourself drawn to an event against all logic, go.  The universe is telling you something. ” –  Gloria Steinem, journalist and activist


394. Success is not final. Failure is not fatal – Winston Churchill


395. “It is within everyone’s grasp to be a CEO. ” – Martha Stewart, Founder, CEO, Martha Steward Living OmniMedia


396. “Simple, genuine goodness is the best capital to found the business of this life upon. It lasts when fame and money fail and is the only riches we can take out of this world with us.”


397. “I believe in a quiet, strong and grounded leadership. I think some of the best leaders are those whose work is widely known and respected but who, themselves, are relatively unknown.” — Rachael Chong, founder/CEO, Catchafire


398. “I have never, ever focused on the negative of things. I always look at the positive.” – Sonia Sotomayor, first Latina Supreme Court justice


399. “Whatever it is that you think you want to do, and whatever it is that you think stands between you and that, stop making excuses. You can do anything.” – Katia Beauchamp, co-founder and CEO of Birchbox.


400. “Follow your passion — and if you don’t know what it is, realize that one reason for your existence on earth is to find it.” —Oprah Winfrey


401. “Whatever it is that you think you want to do, and whatever it is that you think stands between you and that, stop making excuses. You can do anything.” – Katia Beauchamp, co-founder, and CEO, Birchbox


402. Play small, stay small


403. “Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that so it goes on flying anyway.” – Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics


404. Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe. - Oprah Winfrey 


405. If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore – Michele Ruiz


406. Fear tricks us into living a boring life – Donald Miller


407. “Brand identity for your business provides an opportunity to create distinction, making your story one-of-a-kind. The beauty of branding is that it gives you the power to create the perception to create an impression for your target audience that is unique and classy.” 


408. You are the CEO of your own life · 2. The key to success is to start before you're ready · 3. The most effective way to do it, is to do it – 


409. “Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply about what you believe in. And, when you stumble, keep faith. And, when you’re knocked down, get right back up and never listen to anyone who says you can’t or shouldn’t go on.”


410. LaSalle St. Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60601


411. “Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that so it goes on flying anyway.” – Mary Kay Ash, Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics


412. “If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it. ” – Margaret Fuller, American journalist, critic, and women’s rights advocate


413. “There is no royal flower-strewn path to success. And if there is, I have not found it, for if I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard. ” – Madam C. J. Walker, America's first female entrepreneur millionaire


414. “It was a risk. I had a husband and I was pregnant with my oldest son. But I don’t look at risks the way other people do. When you’re an entrepreneur, you have to go in feeling like you’re going to be successful.”


415. “You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. ” -Indira Gandhi, first Indian Female prime minister, leader of the Indian National Congress


416. If you have no tolerance for failure, you will not create anything new – Brené Brown


417. “I’ve always been a bit of an introvert, but just because you don’t fit the classic mold doesn’t mean you can’t be a leader. You just need to find your own style and someone with a similar style who you can learn from.” – Jess Lee


418.  “We have to laugh. Because laughter, we already know, is the first evidence of freedom. ” – Rosario Castellanos, poet and author


419.  “I could certainly say that I’ve never underestimated myself, there’s nothing wrong with being ambitious. ” – Angela Merkel, politician


420. “My whole career has been one rejection after another and then going back and back and pushing against everything and everybody. Getting ahead by small, ugly steps.” - Joan Rivers


421. “If you are committed to creating value and if you aren’t afraid of hard times, obstacles become utterly unimportant. A nuisance perhaps, but with no real power. The world respects creation; people will get out of your way.” – Candice Carpenter Olson, Co-CEO, Fullbridge


422. “A successful woman is she who never gave up on the journey to success.” 


423. “Surround yourself with a trusted and loyal team. It makes all the difference.” – Alison Pincus, co-founder, One Kings Lane


424. “One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.”—Marie Curie, physicist and chemist, and two-time (1903 and 1911) Nobel Prize winner


425. “A strong woman believes that she is strong enough to face her journey, and a woman of faith believes that it is in this journey that she will become strong.” – Millie Leung, Entrepreneur, Author and International Speaker


426. “There is no scientific answer for success. You can’t define it. You’ve simply got to live it and do it.” – Anita Roddick, Founder of the Body Shop, Human Rights Activist, and Environmental Campaigner


427. “Whatever it is that you think you want to do, and whatever it is that you think stands between you and that, stop making excuses. You can do anything.” — Katia Beauchamp, co-founder and CEO, Birchbox.


428. “Our fear of the unknown and our fear of making mistakes trick us into focusing on what we don’t know or can’t do. When we give ourselves the freedom to be uncertain and less than perfect, then we can start thinking, ‘What do I know? What can I do?’ That’s when the adventure starts — learning, thriving, conquering, failing, recouping, and having a ton of fun.” – Kristin Smith, COO, Dolly, Inc.


429. “What I have learned is that people become motivated when you guide them to the source of their own power and when you make heroes out of employees who personify what you want to see in the organization.” – Anita Roddick, founder of The Body Shop`


430. “Stay true to yourself and your vision. Don’t let any person’s opinion move you; listen but be confident.” - Amanda Kahlow


431. “Build something you’re passionate about. As an entrepreneur, you have to have the passion and drive to stay the course.” — Alexandra Chong, CEO and founder, Lulu


432. “Find the smartest people you can and surround yourself with them.” – Marissa Meyer, CEO, Yahoo! · “Don't be intimidated by what you don't know. · i am lucky that.


433. “There is nothing like a concrete life plan to weigh you down. Because if you always have one eye on some future goal, you stop paying attention to the job at ...


434. “This is what will change the world…a ground swell of people pouring their energy into manifesting their “preferred future” instead of being worn down by disillusion and disappointment.” — Molly Carlile, “The Deathtalker” and international speaker/author.


435. “Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” – Mary Kay Ash, Founder Mary Kay Cosmetics


436. “I have never worked a day in my life without selling. If I believe in something, I sell it, and I sell it hard.” – Estée Lauder, Businesswoman and Co-Founder of Estée Lauder


437. “The comfort zone is a nice place, but nothing grows there. Take the leap today and start your business!” — Caroline Cummings; Tweet this!


438. “A woman’s heart cannot be open to be ravished and taken by love for as long as her masculine energy is the most dominant force in her life.” 


439. When you learn how much you’re worth, you’ll stop giving people discounts – Helen Keller


440. “Success doesn’t come from what you do occasionally. It comes from what you do consistently.”


441. “People respond well to those that are sure of what they want.” – Anna Wintour, editor-in-Chief of American Vogue


442. “Until you’re ready to look foolish, you’ll never have the possibility of being great.”


443. “Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply about what you believe in. And, when you stumble, keep the faith. And, when you’re knocked down, get right back up and never listen to anyone who says you can’t or shouldn’t go on.” – Hillary Clinton


444. “I really love what I do. It’s extremely motivating to me. ” – Jenny Craig, Founder, Jenny Craig


445. “Don’t cut off your career branches too early. Don’t step away from your career based on what ‘might’ happen.” – Mary Barra, chairwoman and CEO of General Motors


446. “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” – Coco Chanel, French fashion designer


447. There shouldn’t be any same in doing what you love. - Coco Chanel 


448. “Listen to what your environment is telling you and let discouraging events push you toward more positive ones. Adjust your perspective and uncover the silver lining!” 


449. ”The glass ceiling that once limited a woman’s career path has paved a new road towards business ownership, where women can utilize their sharp business acumen while building strong family ties.” – Erica Nicole, who left Corporate America to start YFS Magazine


450. “Find another solution. That’s how you move toward success.” 


451.  “Become one with eternity. Become part of your environment. Take off your clothes. Forget yourself, make love.  Self-destruction is the only way to peace. ” – Yayoi Kusama, abstract artist


452. “If you’re not [learning], you’re falling behind. Somebody else is getting better as you’re becoming less valuable. I see so many irrelevant salespeople I want to cry. They stopped learning.”― Jill Konrath


453. “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


454. “It’s our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. ” – J. K. Rowling, author


455. “Some people chase titles while I chase territory.” 


456. “People say that money is not the key to happiness, but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made.”


457. “We need to re-shape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead.”


458. “I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.” — Virginia Rometty, CEO of IBM


459. “I want every little girl who's been told she's bossy to be told again she has leadership skills.” —


460. “Never be ashamed! There’s some who will hold it against you, but they are not worth bothering with. ” – J. K. Rowling, author


461. “say yes to synchronicity - a very important tool that has assisted me in reaching many business) goals and objectives.” 


462. “I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on Earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet.” – Susan B. Anthony, women’s rights activist and social reformer


463. “I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.” – Coco Chanel


464. “With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice.”


465. “Fearlessness is not the absence of fear. It’s the mastery of fear. It’s about getting up one more time than we fall down.” – Arianna Huffington


466. “Dear optimist, pessimist, and realist – while you guys were busy arguing about the glass of wine. I drank it! Sincerely, the opportunist!” – Lori Greiner


467. “True leadership stems from individuality that is honestly and sometimes imperfectly expressed… Leaders should strive for authenticity over perfection.” — Sheryl Sandberg, COO ofFacebook


468. Give yourself space to evolve - Krista Aoki


469. “You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.” – Indira Gandhi, First Indian female Prime Minister, leader of the Indian National Congress


470. “Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.”


471. “Leadership is the ability to guide others without force into a direction or decision that leaves them still feeling empowered and accomplished.” — Lisa Cash Hanson, Snuggwugg CEO


472. Success doesn’t come from what you do occasionally, but what you do consistently. - Marie Forleo 


473. “If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on.” 


474. “Find the smartest people you can and surround yourself with them.” – Marissa Meyer, CEO, Yahoo!


475. “If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.” – Michele Ruiz, President and CEO of Ruiz Strategies


476. Don’t sacrifice the good to chase the perfect. - Emily Ley 


477. “A Bombshell commands attention for her business with a strong culture, consistent branding, and simple, no-to-low cost marketing.” 


478. “If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is.”


479. “I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.” — Coco Chanel; Tweet this!


480. “Each episode sees her meet with different founders — among them a 10-year-old running a kid-friendly hygiene brand and a single mom leading a teen-focused nonprofit — determining their greatest weaknesses before sharing the guidance and resources they need to get their companies off the ground.”


481. “I believe in quiet, strong and grounded leadership. I think some of the best leaders are those whose work is widely known and respected but who, themselves, are relatively unknown.” – Rachael Chong, founder/CEO, Catchafire


482. “Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” Mary Kay Ash, founder Mary Kay Cosmetics


483. “The most successful entrepreneurs I know are optimistic. It’s part of the job description.” 


484. If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you – Fred Devito


485. “People respond well to those that are sure of what they want.” — Anna Wintour, editor-in-Chief, American Vogue


486. “Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” – Christiane Amanpour, journalist and anchor Christiane Amanpour is a renowned journalist and anchor who has covered some of the biggest stories of our time and been awarded multiple honors for her work.


487.  “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, activist and writer


488. “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.”


489. “Just keep running your race with grace and the right people will show up in your life.” 


490. “When you’re an entrepreneur you have to go in feeling like you’re going to be successful. ” – Lillian Vernon, Founder, Lillian Vernon Corporation


491. Success doesn’t come from what you do occasionally. It comes from what you do consistently – Marie Forleo


492. “I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.” – Marissa Mayer, former CEO of Yahoo Marissa Mayer rose to prominence as one of the few female tech executives and was the youngest CEO of a Fortune 500 company when she took the helm at Yahoo.


493. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”


494. “Dear optimist, pessimist, and realist: While you guys were busy arguing about the glass of wine, I drank it! Sincerely, the opportunist!” – Lori Greiner, inventor, QVC host and ‘Shark Tank’ investor


495. “Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the troublemaking individual. ” – Natalie Clifford Barney


496. “Invite people into your life that don’t look or think like you.” – Mellody Hobson, president of Ariel Investments


497. “Making the decision to not follow a system, or someone else’s rules has allowed me to really dig into what my own strengths and gifts are without spending time feeling jaded or wasteful. ” – Ishita Gupta, Founder, Ishita Gupta Media and Fearless Magazine


498. “What I learn from talking to so many women around the world: If you can empower them with the right things, the right tools, they can lift up their family. And that ultimately lifts up their community and their society” — Melinda Gates; Tweet this!


499. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt. Eleanor Roosevelt was an American politician, diplomat, and activist who served as the First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945. She was a strong advocate for civil rights and women’s rights and is widely regarded as one of the most influential women of the 20th century.


500. “Leadership is the ability to guide others without force into a direction or decision that leaves them still feeling empowered and accomplished.” – Lisa Cash Hanson, Snuggwugg CEO


501. “You can never follow exactly what someone else did and expect it to work. You have to find your own route, leaning heavily on your confidence, trial and error, patience and persistence. It’s about 90 percent hard work and 10 percent timing and luck.” 


502. “A smooth sea never produced a Skilled Sailor.” 


503. I am creating the life of my dreams


504. Ask yourself, what would I do if I weren’t afraid? And then go do it – Sheryl Sandberg


505. “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. ” – Coco Chanel, fashion designer


506. Normality is a paved road. It is comfortable to walk on but no flowers grow on it – Van Gough


507. “Starting a small business has been one of the best choices I ever made.” — Rawa; Tweet this!


508. “Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.” – Harriet Braiker


509. “My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” – Oprah Winfrey, Entrepreneur, Producer and Philanthropist


510. “Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” – Mary Kay


511. “I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.” ― Marissa Mayer


512. “Only a woman with great confidence and determination could manage to become the first- and only- licensed female physician in England. Garrett possessed both qualities in abundance. Since no medical school in England would admit a woman, she had studied the French language so she could earn a medical degree at the Sorbonne in Paris. Upon her return to England, she'd acquired her medical license by finding a loophole that the British Medical Association closed as soon as they realized she'd managed to slip through.” 


513. “It was a risk. I had my husband and I was pregnant with my oldest son. But I don’t look at risk the way other people do. When you’re an entrepreneur, you have to go in feeling like you’re going to be successful.” — Lillian Vernon, founder, Lillian Vernon Corporation.


514. “I always did something I was little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this, and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.” – Marissa Mayer


515. “You will be defined not just by what you achieve, but by how you survive.” 


516.  “Dream big.  There is nothing seen that wasn’t imagined.  There’s no overnight success. You have to start by dreaming big and working towards your goal. ” – Folorunso Alakija, Nigerian businesswoman


517. “The difference between skill and talent: A skill is something you learn. Talent is what you can’t help doing.” —Caroline Ghosen, founder and CEO of career site Levo


518. “It was a risk. I had my husband and I was pregnant with my oldest son. But I don’t look at risk the way other people do. When you’re an entrepreneur, you have to go in feeling like you’re going to be successful.” – Lillian Vernon, founder, Lillian Vernon Corporation.


519. I figure, if a girl wants to be a legend, she should go ahead and become one – Calamity Jane


520. “Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


521. “It’s impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case, you fail by default.” – JK Rowling


522. “Option A is not available. So let’s kick the sh** out of option B.” – Sheryl Sandberg , COO of Facebook


523. “Life-fulfilling work is never about the money — when you feel true passion for something, you instinctively find ways to nurture it.” – Eileen Fisher, fashion designer, strong entrepreneur women quotes


524. “One of the most important things I have learned is that businesses don’t fail, entrepreneurs give up. Now sometimes, giving up is the right decision. But usually, you just need to dig in and figure out how to make things better. Remember: Every day is a new opportunity to get up and do it better than yesterday!” – Adda Birnir, founder and instructor, Skillcrush


525. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller · 2. “It ...


526. “Like the lotus flower, business blooms in the mud, and in the dark of night. The lotus is an amazing creation of God, because for all of its beauty, it is the sum total of work performed in a mess. It is also a creation that has the ability to create seeds in its habitat for a very long time without help from human hands. The lotus has the ability to survive beyond the mercurial nature of weather (storms, frost). The lotus is one strong, powerful, and resilient flower that blossoms in a substance (mud) that none of us would want to touch.” 


527. “True leadership stems from individuality that is honestly and sometimes imperfectly expressed… Leaders should strive for authenticity over perfection.” – Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook


528.  “Don’t just climb the ladder of success – a ladder that leads, after all, to higher and higher levels of stress and burnout – but chart a new path to success, remaking it in a way that includes not just the conventional metrics of money and power, but a third metric that includes well-being, wisdom, wonder, and giving, so that the goal is not just to succeed but to thrive. ” – Arianna Huffington, co-founder of Huffington Post


529. “It’s up to us to all challenge our own boundaries, our own comfort zones, and get out and see what else is out there in the world and what else is possible, and give ourselves a shot to go a little bit deeper, a little bit further.” — Jennifer Kushell, founder and CEO of Young & Successful Media and YSN.com (Your Success Now)


530. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Diane von Fürstenberg, fashion designer and businesswoman Diane von Fürstenberg is a pioneering fashion designer who revolutionized the industry with her iconic wrap dresses.


531. “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


532. We need to get women to the point where they aren’t apologizing. It’s time to take ownership in our success. - Tory Birch 


533. “It is the ultimate luxury to combine passion and contribution. It’s also a very clear path to happiness.” – Sheryl Sandberg, CFO of Facebook (now Meta


534. “Life-fulfilling work is never about the money- when you feel true passion for something you instinctively find ways to nurture it.”


535. “Life-fulfilling work is never about the money – when you feel true passion for something, you instinctively find ways to nurture it.” – Eileen Fisher, Fashion Designer


536. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller


537. “If you think you can't, you won't. If you think you can, you will.” 


538. “Business is fun. Controlling your own destiny is fun. Creating an idea and turning it into a movie; finding an artist and guiding their career and bringing them some type of status – there’s joy in that.”


539. “Sensuality is the new Soul of Enterprise.” 


540. “The only thing I have learned is to find strength in yourself. · 2. “We have to laugh 


541. “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, Czech-born American politician and diplomat


542. “As a leader, it’s a major responsibility on your shoulders to practice the behavior you want others to follow.” – Himanshu Bhatia, Founder and CEO, Rose International


543. “Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.” – Anne Sweeney


544. “Each person must live their life as a model for others.” – Rosa Parks


545. “If you’re not making some notable mistakes along the way, you’re certainly not taking enough business and career chances.” – Sallie Krawcheck, CEO and co-founder of Ellevest


546. “What I have learned is that people become motivated when you guide them to the source of their own power and when you make heroes out of employees who personify what you want to see in the organization.” — Anita Roddick, founder of The Body Shop


547. “Life-fulfilling work is never about the money — when you feel true passion for something, you instinctively find ways to nurture it.” —Eileen Fisher, fashion designer


548. “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 · 2


549. “There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.” – Helena Rubinstein, Polish-American businesswoman who started one of the world’s first cosmetic companies


550. “To love what you do and feel like it matters – how could anything be more fun?” – Katharine Graham, first American female Fortune 500 CEO


551. “My best successes came on the heels of failures. ” – Barbara Corcoran, American Entrepreneur and ‘Shark’ on ABC’s Shark Tank


552. Take the risk or lose the chance- Unknown 


553. “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, former first lady of the United States, diplomat, and activist


554. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Oprah Winfrey, media mogul and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey is one of the most influential women in the world, having built a media empire and a legacy of philanthropy.


555. “I got lucky because I never gave up the search. Are you quitting too soon? Or are you willing to pursue luck with a vengeance too?”― Jill Konrath


556. “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. ” – Harriet Beecher Stowe, author


557. “Building a brand means knowing your story and building and sharing that story”—Tamara McCleary


558. “No one has ever become poor by giving.” – Anne Frank, Jewish diarist who wrote about her family’s time in hiding during the German occupation in World War II


559. “I like to say it’s an attitude of not just thinking outside the box, but not even seeing the box.”― Safra A. Catz


560. One day. Or one day. You decide


561. “In any business, it is impossible to do it half-heartedly and succeed.” – Millie Leung, Entrepreneur, Author and International Speaker, encouraging women entrepreneur quotes


562. ” – Sophia Amoruso, founder of Nasty Gal Sophia Amoruso started her fashion 


563. “So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard. ” – Caterina Fake, Co-founder, Flickr


564. “I have never worked a day in my life without selling. If I believe in something, I sell it and I sell it hard.”


565. “If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.”—Anita Roddick, founder of The Body Shop


566. “A Bombshell’s constant struggle is living up to her God given potential while also battling in her mind the difference between her expectations and the world’s expectations.” 


567.  “To be a CEO is a calling. You should not do it because it is a job. It is a calling, and you have got to be involved in it with your head, heart, and hands.  Your heart has got to be in the job; you got to love what you do; it consumes you.  And if you are not willing to get into the CEO job that way, there is no point getting into it. ” – Indra Nooyi, former CEO of Pepsi


568. “People don’t take opportunities because the timing is bad, the financial side insecure. Too many people are overanalyzing. Sometimes you just have to go for it.” – Michelle Zatlyn, Co-founder of CloudFlare


569. “I don’t believe in failure. It’s not failure if you enjoyed the process.” – Oprah Winfrey, media proprietor, talk show host, Actress, Producer, and Philanthropist

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