75+ Best Successful Women Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Being a successful woman in business means having the courage to own who you are, why you are doing what you do and how you can apply your vision to positively impact the world. Inspirational successful women quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Successful Women Quotes

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-Volhard

To all the little girls who are watching, 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

I never dreamed about success. I worked for it. – Estee Lauder

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

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

Courage is not not being afraid, its being afraid and doing it anyways. – Gina Bianchini

Success as a woman has changed me. That’s what I feel is the first thing. When I feel like a successful woman as a rounded human being, then it feeds my work in a broader way so it becomes more interesting. – Jacqueline Bisset

I didn’t know what I wanted to do, but I always knew the woman I wanted to be. – Diane Von Furstenberg

Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world. – Hilary Clinton

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

Successful women have an aura that says i belong in this seat. – Cathie Black

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

I always believed that one woman’s success can only help another woman’s success. – Gloria Vanderbilt

Delete the negative; accentuate the positive. – Donna Karan

Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as you mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve. – Mary Kay Ash

I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody’s passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn’t mind leading. – Amy Poehler

A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man. – Lana Turner

I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘wow I’m not really sure I can do this’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough. – Marissa Mayer

A confident woman, a woman who truly knows her worth and her power is a force to be reckoned with. – Mandy Hale

Always concentrate on how far you have come, rather than how far you have left to go. The difference in how easy it seems will amaze you. – Heidi Johnson

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

I don’t believe in guilt, I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person, and don’t judge people in your life. I think you should live completely free. – Angelina Jolie

Everything, and I mean everything, is about strong, powerful women. – Jesse Peyronel

Success isn’t about how much money you make, it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives. – Michelle Obama

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. – Coco Chanel

I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naïve or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman. – Anais Nin

Success and like ability are positively correlated for men and negatively for women. When a man is successful, he is liked by both men and women. When a woman is successful, people of both genders like her less. – Sheryl Sandberg

I think a woman who is successful is critiqued more harshly than a man is critiqued. – Susan Stroman

Courage allows the successful woman to fail and to learn powerful lessons from the failure so that in the end, she didn’t fail at all. – Maya Angelou

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. – Mother Teresa

Honor your calling. Everyone has one. Trust your heart, and success will come to you. – Oprah Winfrey

Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down. – Charles F. Kettering

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. – Marie Curie

It’s never too late to make a comeback. – Christina Katz

Only do what your heart tells you. – Princess Diana

If this is something that you really want to do, if you believe in it…simply keep forging forward because success will come. – Cassandra Sanford

If you are successful, it is because somewhere, sometime, someone gave you a life or an idea that started you in the right direction. Remember also that you are indebted to life until you help some less fortunate person, just as you were helped. – Melinda Gates

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. – Herman Cain

I think the key is for women not to set any limits. – Martina Navratilova

Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else. – Margaret Mead

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. – Maya Angelou

I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much. – Mother Theresa

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

Whatever you want in life, other people are going to want it too. Believe in yourself enough to accept the idea that you have an equal right to it. – Diane Sawyer

Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light. – Helen Keller

Trust you gut. – Sara Blakely

When you’re building a business, you’re either all in, or you’re not. – Barbara Corcoran

Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you. – Oprah Winfrey

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. – Amelia Earhart

Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. – Coco Chanel

Being successful is something that’s sometimes hard to deal with. – Richard Simmons

Don’t waste a single second. Just move forward as fast as you can, and go for it. – Rebecca Woodcock

As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others. – Audrey Hepburn

If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader. – Dolly Parton

Concrete examples of successful women and their stories of achievement are the best inspiration and means of empowerment for other women to seek the heights in their professional career and take a leading role in society. – Dalia Grybauskaite

Without an open mind you can never be a great success. – Martha Stewart

You have to do what you dream of doing, even while you’re afraid. – Arianna Huffington

Happiness is the gradual realization of a worthy ideal or goal. – Florence Nightingale

Really take the time to focus on finding your voice and making sure that whatever you’re creating is of high quality and is useful for people in their everyday lives. – Brit Morin

If it doesn’t scare you, you’re probably not dreaming big enough. – Tory Burch

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

You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction. – George Lorimer

You get what you give. What you put into things is what you get out of them. – Jeniffer Lopez

Anything is possible if you’ve got enough nerve. – J.K. Rowling

Be the kind of woman that makes other woman want to be you. – Topaz

I am not afraid…I was born to do this. – Joan Of Arc

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

I think men are afraid to be with a successful woman, because we are terribly strong, we know what we want and we are not fragile enough. – Shirley Bassey

Women are as capable as men and this needs to be the focus of our education, that women can be whatever they want to be. – DJ Zinhale

As an entrepreneur, you can always find a solution if you try hard enough. – Lori Greiner

Work smart. Get things done. No nonsense. Move fast. – Susan Wojcicki

There are no limitations on what’s possible. – Jessica Alba

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead. – Louisa May Alcott

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. – Sara Blakely

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