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These 50 Women Empowerment Quotes Will Inspire You To Succeed

Women Empowerment Quotes

April 20th, 2020   |   Updated on January 4th, 2021

1. “Women empowerment is a vital component for global development.” -Gift Gugu Mona

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

 

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

 

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

 

5. “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

 

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

 

7. “Educate a man and you educate an individual. Educate a woman and you educate a family.” -A. Cripps

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8. “Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. Women are already strong, it’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” -G.D. Anderson

 

9. “You don’t have to be pretty. You don’t owe prettiness to anyone. Not to your boyfriend/spouse/partner, not to your co-workers, especially not to random men on the street. You don’t owe it to your mother, you don’t owe it to your children, you don’t owe it to civilization in general. Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked ‘female.'” — Erin McKean

 

10. “I am a woman / Phenomenally / Phenomenal woman / That’s me.” -Maya Angelou

 

11. “A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.” -Melinda Gates

 

12. “A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.” -Gloria Steinem


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

 

14. “Don’t just stand for the success of other women – insist on it.” -Gail Blanke

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15. “When a man gives his opinion, he’s a man; when a woman gives her opinion, she’s a bitch.” -Bette Davis

 

16. “I always wanted to be a femme fatale. Even when I was a young girl, I never really wanted to be a girl. I wanted to be a woman.” -Diane von Furstenberg

 

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


18. “Feminism is for everybody.” -bell hooks

 

19. “Words have power. TV has power. My pen has power.” -Shonda Rhimes

 

20. “When there are no ceilings, the sky’s the limit. So let’s keep going—let’s keep going until every one of the 161 million women and girls across America has the opportunity she deserves to have.” — Hillary Clinton

 

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

 

22. “If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.” -Plato

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

 

24. “Whether I am meant to or not, I challenge assumptions about women. I do make some people uncomfortable, which I’m well aware of, but that’s just part of coming to grips with what I believe is still one of the most important pieces of unfinished business in human history—empowering women to be able to stand up for themselves.” — Hillary Clinton

 

25. “You could make a case that, along with the technological revolution, the most provocative upending destabilizing thrilling change in the course of human history is that we’re finally in it. … We’re here now, women are in the world, and we will not be bullied.” — Meryl Streep

 

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


27. “Women must learn to play the game as men do.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

 

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

 

29. “I am a woman with thoughts and questions and shit to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story—I will.” -Amy Schumer

 

30. “Women are not the problem. They’re the solution.” -Sheryl Wudunn

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31. “For I conclude that the enemy is not lipstick, but guilt itself; we deserve lipstick, if we want it, AND free speech; we deserve to be sexual AND serious—or whatever we please. We are entitled to wear cowboy boots to our own revolution.” -Naomi Wolf

 

32. “I feel now that the time is come when even a woman or a child who can speak a word for freedom and humanity is bound to speak.” -Harriet Beecher Stowe

 

33. “In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.” -Sheryl Sandberg

 

34. “They cannot stand that a refugee, a black woman, an immigrant, a Muslim, shows up in Congress thinking she’s equal to them. But I say to them, ‘How else did you expect me to show up?'” — Ilhan Omar

 

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

 

36. “Human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights, once and for all.” -Hillary Clinton

 

37. “Women’s freedom is the sign of social freedom.” -Rosa Luxemburg

 

38. “The higher the better. It’s more about an attitude. High heels empower women in a way.” -Christian Louboutin

 

39. “Maybe it just boils down to: I’m a woman who’s really into her career, so I’m obsessed with the craft of my work. … There’s a romance in that for me.” — Mitski

 

40. “Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.” — Toni Morrison

 

41. “Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.” — Arundhati Roy

 

42. “I hate to hear you talking so like a fine gentleman, and as if women were all fine ladies, instead of rational creatures. We none of us expect to be in smooth water all our days.” — Jane Austen

 

43. “Around the world there are countless examples of women rising, taking leadership, taking their destiny into their own hands, inspiring all of us. But women and girls are still the majority of the victims of war. They are over half of all refugees, and the vast majority of the victims of rape and other sexual and gender-based violence.” — Angelina Jolie

 

44. “More and more women are realizing that only collective strength and action will allow us to be free to fight for the kind of society that meets basic human needs.” — Roxanne Dunbar

 

45. “By propagating women’s nature as non-violent they are discouraging women from becoming fighters in the struggle for their own liberation and that of society.” — Anuradha Ghandy

 

46. “Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.”– Margaret Thatcher

 

47. “A strong woman understands that the gifts such as logic, decisiveness, and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all of her gifts.”– Nancy Rathburn

 

48. “I want to do is because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.”– Amelia Earhart

 

49. “We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.”– Marie Curie

 

50. “People think at the end of the day that a man is the only answer [to fulfillment]. Actually a job is better for me.”– Princess Diana

 

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