23 Highly Inspiring Quotes From Great Women!


WOMAN POWER! Among the women on our list are renowned figures such as Jane Austen, Madonna, Marilyn Monroe, Frida Kahlo and many other activists, feminists, writers, singers and actresses. The words of wisdom in these inspirational quotes truly reflects the the thinking of the great minds regarding men, love, struggle and life.

1. Amelia Earhart

"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity"

2. Maya Angelou

"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."

3. Oprah Winfrey

"Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough."

4. Ayn Rand

**"The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me."**

5. Rosa Parks

**"I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear."**

6. Alice Walker

**"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any"**

7. Audrey Hepburn

"I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles."

8. Eleanor Roosevelt

**"Do one thing every day that scares you."**

9. Helen Keller

“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.”

10. Miuccia Prada

"You cannot do something just for the money. You have to do things you believe in and eventually you will make money"

11. Coco Chanel

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

12. Marilyn Monroe

“I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”

13. Katharine Hepburn

"I have lived as a man. I've just done what I damn well wanted to, and I've made enough money to support myself, and ain't afraid of being alone."

14. Margaret Sanger

“No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her body. No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother.” 

15. Frida Kahlo

“Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light. Tragedy is the most ridiculous thing.”

16. Jane Austen

“I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives."

17. Mae West

“Every man I meet wants to protect me. I can't figure out what from.”

18. Susan B. Anthony

"I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand."

19. Margaret Fuller

"It is a vulgar error that love, a love, to woman is her whole existence; she is born for Truth and Love in their universal energy."

20. Emmeline Pankhurst

"Now, I want to say to you who think women cannot succeed, we have brought the government of England to this position, that it has to face this alternative: either women are to be killed or women are to have the vote."

21. Betty Friedan

“No woman gets an orgasm from shining the kitchen floor.”

22. Nawal El Saadawi

“They said, “You are a savage and dangerous woman.” I am speaking the truth. And the truth is savage and dangerous.”

23. Madonna

"Girls can wear jeans and cut their hair short, wear shirts and boots, ‘cause it’s okay to be a boy. But for a boy to look like a girl is degrading. 'Cause you think that being a girl is degrading."

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