103+ Best Empowering Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Something that is empowering makes you more confident and makes you feel that you are in control of your life. Profoundly inspirational empowering quotes will fire up your brain and encourage you to look at life differently while making you laugh.

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Famous Empowering Quotes

I think it’s very empowering to be able to have a career and to be a mother. It gives you an amazing sense of self. — Georgina Chapman

I’ve just always felt it’s an incredibly empowering thing, particularly for young women, to capitalize on their coordination and their strength. It’s a very empowering thing to feel strong in your body. — Alanis Morissette

I really love over-the-knee boots. I think they’re super sexy and they’re fun. And they’re also very strong and empowering. — Miranda Kerr

Those 62 million girls who are not being educated around the world impact my life in Washington, D.C., in the United States of America. Because if we aren’t empowering and providing the skills and the resources to half of our population, then we’re not realizing our full potential as a society, as mankind. — Michelle Obama

When you give kids the tools necessary to change their destiny, it’s really empowering. — Octavia Spencer

I really feel there’s no limitation on what this band can do in the studio or on the stage. That’s an empowering feeling – that we can bring a song to life. — Ben Harper

I am so honored to join the company of a roster as celebrated and diverse as Covergirl’s. I can’t wait to share some of my own beauty tips with fans and work alongside Covergirl to continue empowering girls and women to celebrate their individuality. — Zendaya

It’s great being your own boss, but then, you know, you make your own mistakes, you know, and you own them. You know, so it’s empowering, and it’s also humbling along the way. — Ani DiFranco

The reality of the music industry is that I was a 22-year-old college graduate who was able to walk into boardrooms and be the one in charge. It’s incredibly empowering. I wasn’t ready – I definitely was not ready – but I was prepared as I possibly could have been because I had studied the music industry. — Maggie Rogers

In one of my recent books, ‘The Success Principles,’ I taught 64 lessons that help people achieve what they want out of life. From taking nothing less than 100 percent responsibility for your life to empowering others, these are the fundamentals to success – and to great leadership. — Jack Canfield

When I was growing up, my mother taught me and my sisters to celebrate each other – there was no room in our household for negativity. She taught us to embrace each other, and this was empowering for us. She also taught us the value of celebrating our differences. — Alek Wek

Empowering women is one of the most important things we – and indeed, every business – can do. — Paul Polman

When you’re doing what you love, it’s not exhausting at all, actually. It’s completely empowering and exhilarating. — Billy Porter

I take the medication for myself so I can transact, not for anyone else. But I am aware that it is empowering for people to see what I do and, for the most part, people in the Parkinson’s community are just really happy that Parkinson’s is getting mentioned, and not in a pitying way. — Michael J. Fox

Empowering yourself is an essential component to building mental strength and creating the kind of life you want. — Amy Morin

To focus capital and entrepreneurship into empowering innovation, we should change is the capital gains tax rate. We would be better served by a regressive tax rate, that would become progressively smaller the longer the investment is held. — Clayton M. Christensen

Stand in a way that you are always empowering people to join in, because the only way to be truly successful is not to succeed as an individual, but to succeed as a part of a community, of a country. — Cory Booker

By improving health, empowering women, population growth comes down. — Bill Gates

Pakistan’s future viability, stability and security lie in empowering its people and building political institutions. My goal is to prove that the fundamental battle for the hearts and minds of a generation can be accomplished only under democracy. — Benazir Bhutto

Empowering women means trusting them. — Isabel Allende

I have always felt strongly about empowering women. I’m living proof that, with confidence and by believing in yourself, you can accomplish any goal. — Queen Latifah

Above all, we want Millennials to realize that they can have an impact on the world and that, in the course of empowering others, they can also empower themselves. — Nicholas Kristof

Empowering women and girls is the only way to protect their rights and make sure they can realise their full potential. — Antonio Guterres

I don’t think I have the patience required to undertake projects as huge as ‘Baahubali.’ You need to spend a lot of time and years to make something empowering like that. — Ram Gopal Varma

I was lucky to be involved and get to contribute to something that was important, which is empowering people with software. — Bill Gates

My government is giving residential, health facilities to poor as poverty can be removed only by empowering them. — Ram Nath Kovind

Efficiency innovations provide return on investment in 12-18 months. Empowering innovations take 5-10 years to yield a return. We have ample capital – oceans of capital – that is being reinvested into efficiency innovation. — Clayton M. Christensen

In a healthy economy, empowering, sustaining and efficiency innovations operate in balance. A healthy economy creates and sustains more jobs before squeezing out inefficiencies. — Clayton M. Christensen

Forgiveness is about empowering yourself, rather than empowering your past. — T. D. Jakes

I think it’s fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we’ve ever created. They’re tools of communication, they’re tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user. — Bill Gates

I think Bitcoin really feels empowering in a sense. — Vitalik Buterin

Working out should be empowering! It should make you look and feel strong, elegant, healthy – the best possible version of you. — Mary Helen Bowers

I remember, even when I started with WWE, it was a different ball game. There were all these restrictions and things we couldn’t do, and now, it’s really empowering to know we can do anything that we want and what the guys can do. It gives women the opportunity to show why we’re more than divas and why we’re WWE superstars. — Alexa Bliss

For me, life is about being positive and hopeful, choosing to be joyful, choosing to be encouraging, choosing to be empowering. — Billy Porter

Empowering small farmers to increase productivity, improve crop quality and access reliable markets is critical to addressing global hunger and poverty. — Sylvia Mathews Burwell

The financial doctrines so zealously followed by American companies might help optimize capital when it is scarce. But capital is abundant. If we are to see our economy really grow, we need to encourage migratory capital to become productive capital – capital invested for the long-term in empowering innovations. — Clayton M. Christensen

The transition from unknown to known-in-publishing has been empowering but also challenging. It’s an honor to know that people actually want to know what I think about certain issues, but I also have to be careful about what I say or, rather, how I say it. The Internet is forever, y’all. — Angie Thomas

I realize it’s a cliche almost, that coming out of the closet is a very healthy and empowering thing to do, but for me, it really has been a truly wonderful thing. — B. D. Wong

During the Me Too breakthrough, I was hanging out with Emma Thompson and Emily Watson – two people I’ve looked up to my entire life. Talking to those women was so empowering. — Florence Pugh

We get caught up in all the stress – ‘Got to do this, is this the right thing for me to do?’ – but what about the thing you want to do? That’s what’ll keep you young. It’s empowering, not becoming a prisoner of some other person’s idea of what you should be. — Matt Dillon

There were musicians that influenced me, but they weren’t all women. Teena Marie was a big influence because she wrote and produced her own music, which let me know that women could write and produce their own music, which was an empowering moment for me. — Queen Latifah

I got real important relationships in my life that are very empowering relationships. — Dave Chappelle

There was something so empowering about having President Obama in office because I know that for many of us, that’s something that we never thought that we’d see in our lifetime. — Jesmyn Ward

Relationships can be very traumatic. But being in a healthy relationship can be very empowering. — Kangana Ranaut

When you see a superhero that looks like you and lives in and fights in a neighborhood that is sort of like yours, it’s empowering to a degree that makes you have hope. That is the power of storytelling, and that is the power of images. — Salim Akil

I do take advantage of, you know, feeling sensual and feeling sexy. And I think that is tremendously empowering and is not diminishing in any way. I fell that any woman who is in control, who is in touch with her femininity and sensuality, is a woman that is empowered. — Shakira

Digital India is about empowering the citizen – it’s mobile, it’s cloud, it’s storage – we are in all those areas. — Safra A. Catz

I have immense respect for Unity because they played a key role in establishing this indie revolution, empowering a huge number of people to get into game development. — Tim Sweeney

Conservatism is not about leaving people behind. Conservatism is about empowering people to catch up, to give them the tools at their disposable that make it possible for them to access all the hope, all the promise, all the opportunity that America offers. And our programs to help them should reflect that. — Marco Rubio

Math has a lot of negative stereotypes, but it can actually be fun and incredibly empowering. — Danica McKellar

I know I’m stronger in the songs than I really am. Sometimes I need to hear it myself. We all need to hear those empowering songs to remind us. — Beyonce Knowles

Fame is empowering. My mistake was that I thought I would instinctively know how to handle it. But there’s no manual, no training course. — Charlie Sheen

Really, children will support anything that is empowering to them. — Robert Rodriguez

I loved the world of roller derby because I thought it was such an empowering metaphor, that you get out there and do it. It’s such a rocker, athletic, capable, cool exhibitionist sport; it’s about this great sort of camaraderie. — Drew Barrymore

I think that we all absolutely have curiosity. It brings about knowledge. It’s energizing. It’s spiritually empowering. It makes us more interesting as people. — Brian Grazer

We need more pop songs and more empowering songs. — Ava Max

Empowering innovations transform something that is complicated and expensive into something that is so much more simple and affordable that a much larger population can enjoy it. — Clayton M. Christensen

I’m all about empowering women. And by lining them up against the wall and weighing them, surely you are making them feel more like meat than ever – even if it’s little meat, if you know what I mean. — Diane von Furstenberg

Some of our songs are empowering, but I feel like more so than our music, it’s who we are. We’re four women who are completely different ethnicities, completely different body types, completely different walks of life and opinions. — Lauren Jauregui

For much of Toyota’s history, we have ensured the quality and reliability of our vehicles by placing a device called an andon cord on every production line – and empowering any team member to halt production if there’s an assembly problem. Only when the problem is resolved does the line begin to move again. — Akio Toyoda

The most important thing for me is having a relationship with God. To know that the owner, the creator of the universe loves you, sent His Son to die for your sins; that’s very empowering. Knowing Him and knowing that He loves me gives me encouragement and confidence to move forward. — Ben Carson

At Microsoft, we’re aspiring to have a living, learning culture with a growth mindset that allows us to learn from ourselves and our customers. These are the key attributes of the new culture at Microsoft, and I feel great about how it seems to be resonating and how it’s seen as empowering. — Satya Nadella

In certain cases, empowering women starts with making their lives easier and removing unnecessary burdens. — Paul Polman

It’s great to engage with the mainstream media to get messages out, but the most empowering tool is to create records of our lives, and our own images, which are not filtered through judgements, biases, or misunderstandings. — Janet Mock

Efficiency innovations arise in industries that already exist. They provide existing goods and services at much lower costs. They are not empowering. Efficiency innovators become the low cost providers within an existing framework. — Clayton M. Christensen

In the matriarchy, which happens in a little microcosm across the blogosphere, we have these mini ‘women in control’ societies. And what I’ve noticed… is, under the guise of empowering women, they end up being real cruel. And I think, ‘Jeez, here in my patriarchy, we wouldn’t do that.’ — Gavin McInnes

It’s so empowering to see yourself as a machine. — Jennie Finch

Power in politics, sovereignty in America is with we the people, and that is the path to turning this country around: empowering the people. — Ted Cruz

WWE is really focused on empowering the women. — John Cena

If you feel rooted in your home and family, if you’re active in your community, there’s nothing more empowering. The best way to make a difference in the world is to start by making a difference in your own life. — Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Having a director who is also an actor makes for that very relaxed way of working and it’s empowering. — Chris Hemsworth

Women feel empowered when they can do the things that are supposed to be only for men, you know? It breaks boundaries, it’s liberating, and it’s empowering when you feel like, ‘Well, I can do that, too.’ — Rihanna

There are three types of innovations that affect jobs and capital: empowering innovations, sustaining innovations and efficiency innovations. — Clayton M. Christensen

I was raised in Boston by three older brothers and a very strong and empowering single mom. — Eliza Dushku

Putting yourself out there is hard, but it’s so worth it. I don’t think anyone who has ever spoken out, or stood up or had a brave moment, has regretted it. It’s empowering and confidence-building and inspiring. Not only to other people, but to yourself. — Megan Rapinoe

There is nothing I’m any more passionate than empowering the next generation. — T. D. Jakes

I feel very English in a suit. There’s something about being in a suit abroad, particularly in America, that feels empowering. — Daniel Radcliffe

Science is a way of life. Science is a perspective. Science is the process that takes us from confusion to understanding in a manner that’s precise, predictive and reliable – a transformation, for those lucky enough to experience it, that is empowering and emotional. — Brian Greene

If at noon you sit down and there’s just silence or blank tape, in an hour if you have a song, that didn’t exist an hour ago. Now it exists and it might exist for a long time. There’s something empowering about that. — Eddie Vedder

One of the most powerful tools for empowering individuals and communities is making certain that any individual who wants to receive a quality education can do so. — Christine Gregoire

My first job was when I was eight. I did this opera, which was a Robert Wilson/Philip Glass opera, called ‘White Raven.’ That was a very confusing and trippy creation tale, and I was a kid who brought up the sun and rotated the earth. It was very empowering. — Ezra Miller

For women raised in the ’70s, high heels can still carry a stigma; they’re associated with being stupid, with just wanting to please a man. Other women find them empowering. — Christian Louboutin

It’s empowering to find a workout that builds strength and grace. — Mary Helen Bowers

We talk about this concept of openness and transparency as the high-level ideal that we’re moving towards at Facebook. The way that we get there is by empowering people to share and connect. The combination of those two things leads the world to become more open. — Mark Zuckerberg

Together, we can nurture the talent of the future and bring the empowering force of music and the arts to a new generation. — Andrew Lloyd Webber

A lot of songs are empowering because everybody who has been through a hard time in a relationship or in their lives can relate to it. — Nicole Scherzinger

I’m in love with what a high heel does to a leg: how it makes a woman or a man feel. It’s empowering. — Billy Porter

Mindfulness practices enhance the connection between our body, our mind and everything else that is around us. Mindful living is the key to understanding our struggles with weight and to empowering us to control our weight. — Thich Nhat Hanh

In the network model, rewards come by empowering others, not by climbing over them. If you work in a hierarchy, you may not want to climb to its top. — John Naisbitt

Empowering innovations require long-term investments, which tie up capital for years and years. So companies are using capital to create more capital, and consequently, the world is awash in capital, but the innovations we need to advance aren’t there. — Clayton M. Christensen

Mobile phones play a really wonderful role in enabling civil society. As well as empowering people economically and socially, they are a wonderful political tool. — Mo Ibrahim

Writing is an incredibly creatively empowering experience for me. It is the place where nobody tries to control what I’m doing. — B. D. Wong

I think people have to understand that ’empowering’ for women doesn’t mean negating men. — Iliza Shlesinger

Empowering the individual means empowering the nation. And empowerment is best served through rapid economic growth with rapid social change. — Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Put your energy into building what is creative, valuable and empowering. And you won’t have to constantly fight against what is destructive and draining. — Ralph Marston

I always try to get people a different outlook. When you do that, people take ownership of the information. They don’t ever have to reference me because, I’d like to believe as an educator, I’m empowering them to have those thoughts themselves. — Neil deGrasse Tyson

I love empowering women. I think it’s crazy: if you ever try to belittle women, you’re playing yourself – I ride with whoever rides with me. — SZA

For us, the most important thing we can do is raise people up – that is, either by giving the ability to do things they could not otherwise do, allow them to create things they couldn’t otherwise create. It’s about giving them tools; it is about empowering people. — Tim Cook

Empowering the youth is our responsibility, and the youth will be empowered with more investment on them. — Shehbaz Sharif

Giving birth was probably the most empowering thing I’ve ever done physically. I was like, ‘Now I can do anything. I can run a marathon… I can run three marathons!’ — Christy Turlington

I found that the more truthful and vulnerable I was, the more empowering it was for me. — Alanis Morissette

The essential idea of Stoicism in my interpretation is, you don’t control the world around you, you control how you respond. At 19, that’s very empowering. — Ryan Holiday

When disease took my legs, I eventually realized I didn’t need them to lead a full, empowering life. — Amy Purdy

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