124+ Most Inspirational Quotes for Women That Are So True

What is a true woman? Female strengths always amaze us. We all know that women provide the foundation of grace, wisdom, justice, creativity, and hope. Fascinating selection of Inspirational quotes for women will lift your spirits and empower you to embrace your full life.

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Inspirational Quotes for Women

Don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t do something. Especially not yourself. Mindy Kaling

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.  Audrey Hepburn

A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms. Hannah Lavon

You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.  Brigham Young

Surround yourself with people and things that inspire you. Learn everything you can. Jameela Jamil

Whenever you see a successful woman, look out for three men who are going out of their way to try to block her. Yulia Tymoshenko

Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered. Michelle Obama

Some women choose to follow men, and some choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.  Lady Gaga

We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success. Arianna Huffington

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends. J. K. Rowling

We have to teach our girls that they can reach as high as humanly possible. Beyonce

I am a woman with thoughts and questions and sh*t to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story I will. Amy Schumer

One of the biggest qualities is having an awareness outside of yourself, and understanding that the world doesn’t revolve around your needs. Brie Larson

It’s possible to climb to the top without stomping on other people. Taylor Swift

It’s really important for us to be unapologetic. To be bold. To be brave. And to take huge risks. Awkwafina

Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for. Jennifer Lopez

Run your own race. Don’t be distracted by what others are doing.  Set and go after your own goals.  Jen Gouldstone

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.  Anais Nin

Find your  why so that you have the strength and resilience to push through those times when everything else is telling you no.  Lisa Wimberger

She was powerful not because she wasn’t scared but because she went on so strongly, despite the fear. Atticus

Everything is figureoutable. Marie Forleo

And one day she discovered that she was fierce and strong, and full of fire and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears. Mark Anthony

Once you know who you are, you don’t have to worry anymore. Nikki Giovanni

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

Those who have a strong sense of love and belonging have the courage to be imperfect. Brene Brown

If you don’t like being a doormat then get off the floor. Al Anon

The warrior knows that her heartbreak is her map. Glennon Doyle

The best protection any woman can have is courage.  Elizabeth Cady Stanton

I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be yourself. Emma Stone

Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got. There is no yesterday, no tomorrow, it’s all the same day.  Janis Joplin

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

One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go. Sheila Murray Bethel

There were times I was underestimated a lot. It gave me a unique benefit. Elaine Welteroth

Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is. Anne Frank

Why not take a chance and bet on happiness?  Jenny Han

Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.  Jennifer Lopez

Every time someone writes that I play ‘strong women’ what they’re implying is that most women aren’t. How about I just play well written parts? Jessica Chastain

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt

We have to let go of the idea of balance in order to move toward the life we want. To do that, we need to recognize the stories we are telling ourselves that are holding us back. And sometimes  we just have to stop telling ourselves our old stories. Tonya Dalton

You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are. Melissa Etheridge

Your mindset can control you, or you can control it. It can reward you, or it can own you. You get to decide. What are you choosing? Leila Kashani

Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror. Byron Katie

In order to create change of any kind, we have to first change the way we view ourselves. The time we spend believing in ourselves, believing in something greater, and not deviating from our instincts is the most important investment we can make. This is our power, this is our light and the world needs more of this. Alyssa Rosenheck

The way in which we think of ourselves has everything to do with how our world sees us and how we see ourselves successfully acknowledged by the world.  Arlene Rankin

You have to believe in yourself when no one else does. Serena Williams

You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. Rosalynn Carter

On my own I will just create, and if it works, it works, and if it doesn’t, I’ll create something else. I don’t have any limitations on what I think I could do or be. Oprah Winfrey

If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not making decisions. Catherine Cook

In a world that wants women to whisper, I choose to yell. Luvvie Ajayi

If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It’s much easier to apologize than it is to get permission. Grace Hopper

Success requires competence and confidence. You must be good at what you do; and you must speak up and take credit for your work.  One or the other just won’t cut it. Michelle Bomberger

It’s not your job to like me, it’s mine. Byron Katie

No today doesn’t mean  no tomorrow. Yvonne Orji

Buckle up, and know that it’s going to be a tremendous amount of work, but embrace it. Tory Burch

You never know if you can actually do something against all odds until you actually do it. Abby Wambach

I attribute my success to this I never gave or took an excuse. Florence Nightingale

Practice creates confidence. Confidence empowers you. Simone Biles

What makes you different or weird, that’s your strength.  Meryl Streep

It doesn’t matter when you start, it doesn’t matter what anyone else is doing. All that matters is that you truly follow your own path, your own way, at your own pace. Be kind to yourself and others, and follow your intuition always. That is real bravery. Diana Shneider

Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live. Anne Sweeney

Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply about what you believe in. Hillary Clinton

Cherish forever what makes you unique, cuz you’re really a yawn if it goes. Bette Midler

Celebrate the wins in life but never be complacent.  Danielle Takata

One of the secrets to staying young is to always do things you don’t know how to do, to keep learning. Ruth Reichl

Take one day a week for yourself and go off the grid. If smartphones are allowed to recharge, shouldn’t we be allowed to as well? Elizabeth Borsting

Successful women are not liked. I think the biggest danger for women in science is colleagues who are not as good as you are. Christiane Nusslein

Careers are a jungle gym, not a ladder.  Sheryl Sandberg

Whenever you see a successful woman, look out for three men who are going out of their way to try to block her.  Yulia Tymoshenko

Let your creativity be a river, not a destination. Elizabeth Gilbert

You can’t please everyone, and you can’t make everyone like you. Katie Couric

Limit your  always and your  nevers. Amy Poehler

Once you figure out what respect tastes like, it tastes better than attention.  Pink

Let your compassion fuel your passion. Achea Redd

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

Once you’ve taken your seat at the table, it’s your job to pull out a chair for the others, too. Look for the  others. Acknowledge them. Build a platform for them. Bianca Bass

A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do. A woman must do what he can’t.  Rhonda Hansome

All the people who knock me down only inspire me to do better. Selena Gomez

Great minds discuss ideas  average minds discuss events small minds discuss people.  Eleanor Roosevelt

Don’t compare yourself. Your inside self will compare to everyone’s outside self when facing a growth opportunity or anything new. Don’t listen to the doubt that follows. If you’re compelled, go for it. You’re already at no; don’t be your own speed bump. Sue Hawkes

I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves. Mary Wollstonecraft

Every day is a new opportunity to change your life and be who you want to be. Demi Lovato

Don’t let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It’s your place in the world; it’s your life.  Dr. Mae Jemison

Men selectively listen. When that happened, I’d stop the conversation and say, Do you realize I said that 10 minutes ago? Women have to take responsibility for the dynamic around them. You can’t just say, Woe is me. Maggie Wilderotter

Power is not given to you. You have to take it. Beyoncé Knowles

Your unique magnificence is blinding in its beauty. Kim E. Woods

When I’m hungry, I eat. When I’m thirsty, I drink. When I feel like saying something, I say it. Madonna

As you get older, you become more comfortable in your skin and comfortable in saying no to things  I’ve also learned that saying no is just as valuable as saying yes. It’s something that, I think, comes with age and really having a sense of your self worth. And then you make choices based on that. Duchess Meghan

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me I am a free human being with an independent will.  Charlotte Brontë

Follow your heart, find your calling. Our calling is the magic point of where who we are meets what we do. A calling is what you work on, a title or achievement is what you work towards. Which one do you think feels better and creates more impact? Rebecca Cafiero

You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.  Brigham Young

Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else. Sarah Blakely

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

You can always find a solution if you try hard enough. Lori Greiner

As a woman I have no country. As a woman I want no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world.  Virginia Woolf

When people don’t want the best for you, they are not the best for you. Gayle King

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

If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore. Michele Ruiz

No woman wants to be in submission to a man who isn’t in submission to God! T D Jakes

Life is not so much what you accomplish as what you overcome. Robin Roberts

When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier. Diane Von Furstenberg

We forget we have the right to have a voice. You have the right to get what you ask for. And if you say nothing, you’re going to have zero percent chance to fix it. Joy Mangano

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

Stay in motion, whether things are going well, or they have taken a complete nosedive. It is easier to keep moving towards your big goal than to come to a complete stop and then try to regain your momentum. Even the tiniest of baby steps is still a step closer to where you want to be. Keita Williams

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

The concept of a glass ceiling only exists if we agree and are complicit with the rules of engagement created by the establishment We are building this industry brick by brick and we can make it look any way we want. Jamie Pearson.

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

There’s no such thing as a smart business idea there’s only an idea that is smart for you. Marianne Cantwell

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

Dig your well before you’re thirsty. Many people don’t realize you need to build a network without expecting anything in return first. The success will follow. Start digging! Caitlin McCarthy

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

Even if you scored your dream job, you will have bad days. You might even have a crummy week, month, or year. Living out your passion doesn’t exempt you from the struggle. Meggie Francisco

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

There will always be someone who is better than you at something, so stay true to yourself and find your voice it’s the only thing that will differentiate you from your colleagues. Rosina Bosco

I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values  and follow my own moral compass  then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own. Michelle Obama

She remembered who she was and the game changed. Lalah Deliah

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

Life fulfilling work is never about the Money when you feel true passion for something you instinctively find ways to nurture it. Eileen Fisher

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

When you feel broken by life’s painful moments, realize you are as resilient as sea glass, a bottle broken by the movement of the waves, but still beautiful. Virginia Buckingham

I figure, if a girl wants to be a legend, she should go ahead and be one. Calamity Jane

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller

You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.  Maya Angelou