100 Women Empowerment Quotes To Inspire You

women empowerment quotes

Here is a beautiful collection of 100 women empowerment quotes to inspire and motivate you.

Women Empowerment Quotes

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

2.     “Feminism is layered and its power comes from its diversity.” ~Scarlett Curtis

3.     “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

4.     “I don’t want to think about what I’m leaving. I just think about who I am every single day behind closed doors and behind cameras. And that’s what I focus on.” ~Serena Williams

5.     “Some people think that you have to be the loudest voice in the room to make a difference. That is just not true. Often, the best thing we can do is turn down the volume. When the sound is quieter, you can actually hear what someone else is saying. And that can make a world of difference.” ~Nikki Haley

6.     “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” ~Helen Keller

7.     “Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.” ~Ruth Gordo

Empowering Quotes

8.     “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

9.     “Success, they taught me, is built on the foundation of courage, hard-work and individual responsibility. Despite what some would have us believe, success is not built on resentment and fears.” ~Susana Martinez

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

11.  “No one ever became a success without taking chances. One must be able to recognize the moment and seize it without delay.” ~Estée Lauder

Empowering Women Quotes

12.  “Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.” ~Rosalind Russell

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

14.  “Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.” ~Virginia Woolf

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

16.  “We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back. We call upon our sisters around the world to be brave – to embrace the strength within themselves and realize their full potential.” ~Malala Yousafzai

17.  “It’s important to teach our female youth that it’s OK to say, ‘Yes, I am good at this,’ and you don’t hold back.” ~Simone Biles

18.  “With each generation, women’s ability to live the lives they choose reaches a place their grandmothers never thought possible. But that doesn’t mean everything is perfect or that our work is finished.” ~Cathy McMorris Rodgers

19.  “When a woman is assaulted, one of the first questions people ask is, Did you say no? This question assumes that the answer was always yes, and that it is her job to revoke the agreement. To defuse the bomb she was given. But why are they allowed to touch us until we physically fight them off? Why is the door open until we have to slam it shut?” – Chanel Miller

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

Short Empowering Quotes

21.  “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 is held back.” ~Malala Yousafzai

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

23.  “A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.” ~Gina Carey

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

25.  “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” ~Amelia Earheart

26.  “Tears mess up your makeup.” ~Julia Child.

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

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

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.  “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

Female Empowerment Quotes

31.  “Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” ~Gloria Steinem

32.  “The biggest barrier for women is the thought that they can’t have it all.” ~Cathy Engelbert

33.  “If we understood the awesome power of our words, we would prefer silence to almost anything negative.” ~Betty Eadie

34.  “A revolutionary woman can’t have no reactionary man.” ~Assata Shakur

35.  “Focus on your skills, whether it’s working in a kitchen, working on a trading floor, running a household. You can go do anything.” ~Stacey Cunnigham

36.  “I think transwomen, and transpeople in general, show everyone that you can define what it means to be a man or woman on your own terms. A lot of what feminism is about is moving outside of roles and moving outside of expectations of who and what you’re supposed to be to live a more authentic life.” ~Laverne Cox

37.  “I’ve been in so many spaces where I’m the first and only Black trans woman or trans woman period. I just want to work until there are fewer and fewer ‘first and only’s.” ~Raquel Willis

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

39.  “Women need to shift from thinking ‘I’m not ready to do that’ to thinking ‘I want to do that- and I’ll learn by doing it.’” ~Sheryl Sandberg

40.  “You could certainly say that I’ve never underestimated myself. There’s nothing wrong with being ambitious.” ~Angela Merkel

Empowered Strong Woman Quotes

41.  “I want all the girls without an exception to have that space for themselves where they have opportunities to be the women they wish to be.” ~Priyanka Chopra

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

43.  “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

44.  “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt

45.  “I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.” ~Rebecca West

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

47.  “A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.” ~Melinda Gates

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

49.  “Justice is about making sure that being polite is not the same thing as being quiet. In fact, often times, the most righteous thing you can do is shake the table.” ~Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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

Empowering Quotes For Women

51.  “Do not live someone else’s life and someone else’s idea of what womanhood is. Womanhood is you. Womanhood is everything that’s inside of you.” ~Viola Davis

52.  “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

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

54.  “We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls, you can have ambition, but not too much. You should aim to be successful, but not too successful.” ~Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

55.  “Women’s speech—and the fact that we are now listening to it—has enraged men in a way that makes them determined to reestablish the longstanding hierarchy of power in America. And yet this awful truth will not stop women from speaking, and I do not think that it will turn a movement into a moment. It has become clear that there is not nearly enough left to lose.” ~Jia Tolentino

56.  “Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change.” ~Shannon L. Alder

57.  “If you want to run for Prime Minister, you can. If you don’t, that’s wonderful, too. Shave your armpits, don’t shave them, wear flats one day, heels the next. These things are so irrelevant and surface to what it is all really about, and I wish people wouldn’t get caught up in that. We want to empower women to do exactly what they want, to be true to themselves, to have the opportunities to develop. Women should feel free.” ~Emma Watson

58.  “Girls should never be afraid to be smart.” ~Emma Watson

59.  “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” ~Estée Lauder

60.  “Women are not the problem. They’re the solution.” ~Sheryl Wudunn

Self Empowerment Quotes

61.  “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

62.  “I don’t think about beauty. I wake up and I want to be a smarter person, that’s my focus. I’m encouraging certainly my girls that if they can make their inside and who they are really, really stunning then everything falls together.” ~Angelina Jolie

63.  “No one ever became a success without taking chances… One must be able to recognize the moment and seize it without delay.” ~Estée Lauder

64.  “Feminism is for everybody.” ~Bell Hooks

65.  “In my opinion, the most exciting potential of women of colour formations resides in the possibility of politicizing this identity—basing the identity on politics rather than the politics on identity.” ~Angela Davis

66.  “Service is an opportunity for young women to really empower themselves.” ~Chelsea Clinton

67.  “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

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

69.  “In life there is no real safety except for self-belief.” ~Madonna

70.  “A girl should be two things: who and what she wants.” ~Coco Chanel

Women Empowerment Quote

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

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

73.  “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

74.  “Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.” ~Ruth Bader Ginsburg

75.  “That’s one of the things I have dysphoria around as a trans woman. ‘So what if I’m not a model?’ But I was just like, ‘This is me. This is what I look like. This is who I love. This is who I fight for.’” ~Raquel Willis

76.  “Women’s empowerment is intertwined with respect for human rights.” ~Mahnaz Afkhami

77.  “I think that passion is the secret ingredient that drives hard work and excellence.” ~Kelly Ayotte

78.  “That man over there says that women need to be helped into carriages, and lifted over ditches, and to have the best place everywhere. Nobody ever helps me into carriages, or over mud-puddles, or gives me any best place! And ain’t I a woman?” ~ Sojourner Truth

79.  “A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.” ~Melinda Gates

80.  “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” ~Brigham Young

Womens Day Empowering Quotes

81.  “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

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

83.  “Behind every great woman, is another great woman.” ~Kate Hodges

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

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

86.  “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

87.  “I’m learning how to drown out the constant noise that is such an inseparable part of my life. 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.” ~Beyoncé

88.  “My movement is my movement. When all the dust has settled on the ground-breaking-ness, I’m going to still be doing this. I’m not going to suddenly change. I’m going to still be telling my life story through music. And if that’s body-positive to you, amen. If that’s feminist to you, amen. If that’s pro-black to you, amen. Because ma’am, I’m all of those things.” ~Lizzo

89.  “The fastest way to change society is to mobilize the women of the world.” ~Charles Malik

90.  “Once made equal to man, a woman becomes his superior.” ~Socrates

Quotes About Women Empowerment

91.  “You can’t please everyone, and you can’t make everyone like you.” ~Katie Couric

92.  “A strong woman understands that 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

93.  “Our Matru Shakti is our pride. Women empowerment is very crucial to our development.” ~Narendra Modi

94.  “Men should think twice before making widowhood women’s only path to power.” ~Gloria Steinem

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

96.  “We’re never, ever, ever going to be able to fly as high unless we’re both in support of each other.” ~Emma Watson

97.  “We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.” ~Kavita N. Ramdas

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

99.  “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

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

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