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50 Inspirational Quotes by Women

Whether you are currently on a summer campaign or strategizing your next move for the holidays, sometimes a little inspiration is needed to keep going. In this article, you will learn 50 inspirational quotes by women on the top of their fields.

Ranging from succesful businesswomen to talented entrepreneurs, these inspirational quotes by women are guarenteed to lift your spirits and to make you see life in from different points of view. Share this quotes with your colleagues and employees!

Inspirational Quotes by Women

1. "Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement." - Golda Meir

2. "The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves." - Barbara Corcoran

inspirational quotes by women

3. "If you think taking care of yourself is selfish, change your mind. If you don't, you're simply ducking your responsibilities." - Ann Richards

4. "What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make." - Jane Goodall

5. "In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different." - Coco Chanel

6. "Normal is not something to aspire to, it's something to get away from." - Jodie Foster

7. "If I stop to kick every barking dog I am not going to get where I'm going." - Jackie Joyner-Kersee

8. "Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it." - Brene Brown

9. "The challenge is not to be's to be whole." - Jane Fonda

10. "I need to listen well so that I hear what is not said." - Thuli Madonsela

11. "Knowing what must be done does away with fear." - Rosa Parks

12. "You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them." - Shonda Rhimes

inspirational quotes by women

13. "Done is better than perfect." - Sheryl Sandberg

14. "I firmly believe you never should spend your time being the former anything." - Condoleezza Rice

15. "The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me." - Ayn Rand

16. "Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make them all yourself." - Eleanor Roosevelt

17. "Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement." - Helen Keller

18. "I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself." - Arianna Huffington

19. "All careers go up and down like friendships, like marriages, like anything else, and you can't bat a thousand all the time." - Julie Andrews

20. "It's not the absence of fear, it's overcoming it. Sometimes you've got to blast through and have faith." - Emma Watson

21. "I didn't get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it." - Estée Lauder

inspirational quotes by women

22. "Beware of monotony; it's the mother of all the deadly sins." - Edith Wharton

23. "One cannot accomplish anything without fanaticism." - Eva Perón

24. "A good compromise is one where everybody makes a contribution." - Angela Merkel

25. "Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier." - Mother Teresa

26. "Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim." - Nora Ephron

27. "I was smart enough to go through any door that opened." - Joan Rivers

28. "I'm always perpetually out of my comfort zone." - Tory Burch

29. "You have trust in what you think. If you splinter yourself and try to please everyone, you can't." - Annie Leibovitz

30. "Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it." - Harper Lee

31. "Power's not given to you. You have to take it." - Beyoncé Knowles Carter

inspirational quotes by women

32. "If you don't risk anything, you risk even more." - Erica Jong

33. "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

34. "I choose to make the rest of my life the best of my life." - Louise Hay

35. "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

36. "Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay." - Simone de Beauvoir

37. "Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations can never effect a reform." - Susan B. Anthony

38. "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

39. "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

40. And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." - Anaïs Nin

41. "The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity." - Amelia Earhart

42. "You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe." - Leymah Gbowee

inspirational quotes by women

43. "Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create." - Oprah Winfrey

44. "Drama is very important in life: You have to come on with a bang. You never want to go out with a whimper." - Julia Child

45. "When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak." - Audre Lorde

46. "A surplus of effort could overcome a deficit of confidence." - Sonia Sotomayor

47. "When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful." - Malala Yousafzai

48. "When you embrace your difference, your DNA, your look or heritage or religion or your unusual name, that's when you start to shine." - Bethenny Frankel

49. "Cherish forever what makes you unique, cuz you're really a yawn if it goes." - Bette Midler

50. "If you're not making some notable mistakes along the way, you're certainly not taking enough business and career chances." - Sallie Krawcheck


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