80+ Best Women Empowerment Quotes: Exclusive Selection

For the achievement of sustainable development, the empowerment and autonomy of women and the improvement of their political, social, economic and health status is essential. Women have been the most powerful beings throughout history. They elaborate and recreate what it is that they can be, do, and accomplish. Inspirational women empowerment quotes will inspire girls to be the best version of themselves and give you a new perspective courage, life and success.

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Famous Women Empowerment Quotes

I never dreamed about success. I worked for it. Estée Lauder

To all the little girls who are watching this, 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

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

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

A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman. Melinda Gates

I have chosen to no longer be apologetic for my femaleness and my femininity. And I want to be respected in all of my femaleness because I deserve to be. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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

Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don’t just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles. Tina Fey

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Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me. Arianna Huffington

No one changes the world who isn’t obsessed. Billie Jean King

A girl should be two things: who and what she wants. Coco Chanel

You don’t have to be pretty. You don’t owe prettiness to anyone. Not to your boyfriend/spouse/partner, not to your co-workers, especially not to random men on the street. You don’t owe it to your mother, you don’t owe it to your children, you don’t owe it to civilization in general. Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked ‘female.’ Erin McKean

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

Inspirational Women Empowerment Quotes

I’m always perpetually out of my comfort zone. Tory Burch

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

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle. Irina Dunn

No one ever became a success without taking chances… One must be able to recognize the moment and seize it without delay. Estée Lauder

I am always busy, which is perhaps the chief reason why I am always well. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it. Julia Child

More than ever, I am aware of the need to support and celebrate each other. I like to believe I am part of a global support group network of 3.4 billion. Imagine: if you can fall back on the 3.5 billion sisters, and the many good men who are with us, what could we possibly not achieve? Nicole Kidman

Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness. Oprah Winfrey

I believe the rights of women and girls is the unfinished business of the 21st century. Hillary Clinton

Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere. Mae West

Women have to harness their power-it’s absolutely true. It’s just learning not to take the first ‘no’. And if you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner. Cher

If you’re one of those people who has that little voice in the back of her mind saying, ‘Maybe I could do [fill in the blank],’ don’t tell it to be quiet. Give it a little room to grow, and try to find an environment it can grow in. Reese Witherspoon

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

A woman is like a tea bag-you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. Eleanor Roosevelt

Just because you are blind, and unable to see my beauty doesn’t mean it does not exist. Margaret Cho

I learned a long time ago that there is something worse than missing the goal, and that’s not pulling the trigger. Mia Hamm

I’ve interviewed and portrayed people who’ve withstood some of the ugliest things life can throw at you, but the one quality all of them seem to share is an ability to maintain hope for a brighter morning, even during our darkest nights. Oprah Winfrey

If you’re someone people count on, particularly in difficult moments, that’s a sign of a life lived honorably. Rachel Maddow

Powerful Women Empowerment Quotes

I found that ultimately if you truly pour your heart into what you believe in – even if it makes you vulnerable – amazing things can and will happen. Emma Watson

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve. Marianne Williamson

If you want to run for Prime Minister, you can. If you don’t, that’s wonderful, too. Shave your armpits, don’t shave them, wear flats one day, heels the next. These things are so irrelevant and surface to what it is all really about, and I wish people wouldn’t get caught up in that. We want to empower women to do exactly what they want, to be true to themselves, to have the opportunities to develop. Women should feel free. Emma Watson

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

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain! Dolly Parton

In life there is no real safety except for self-belief. Madonna

We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back. Malala Yousafzai

Never be ashamed of what you feel. You have the right to feel any emotion that you want, and to do what makes you happy. That’s my life motto. Demi Lovato

We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead. Beyoncé

Women have to harness their power-it’s absolutely true. It’s just learning not to take the first no. And if you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner. Cher

No woman should be told she can’t make decisions about her own body. When women’s rights a Beyoncér attack, we fight back. Kamala Harris

I’m learning how to drown out the constant noise that is such an inseparable part of my life. I don’t have to prove anything to anyone. I only have to follow my heart and concentrate on what I want to say to the world. I run my world. Beyoncé

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

There’s something so special about a woman who dominates in a man’s world. It takes a certain grace, strength, intelligence, fearlessness, and the nerve to never take no for an answer. Rihanna

As women, we have to start appreciating our own worth and each other’s worth. Seek out strong women to befriend, to align yourself with, to learn from, to collaborate with, to be inspired by, to support, and enlightened by. Madonna

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

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

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

You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute. Tina Fey

With each generation, women’s ability to live the lives they choose reaches a place their grandmothers never thought possible. But that doesn’t mean everything is perfect or that our work is finished. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

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

This is your moment. Own it. Oprah Winfrey

Success, they taught me, is built on the foundation of courage, hard-work and individual responsibility. Despite what some would have us believe, success is not built on resentment and fears. Susana Martinez

I think that passion is the secret ingredient that drives hard work and excellence. Kelly Ayotte

My coach said I run like a girl. And I said if he ran a little faster, he could too. Mia Hamm

Some people think that you have to be the loudest voice in the room to make a difference. That is just not true. Often, the best thing we can do is turn down the volume. When the sound is quieter, you can actually hear what someone else is saying. And that can make a world of difference. Nikki Haley

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

In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders. Sheryl Sandberg

You could certainly say that I’ve never underestimated myself. There’s nothing wrong with being ambitious. Angela Merkel

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

I hate to hear you talking so like a fine gentleman, and as if women were all fine ladies, instead of rational creatures. We none of us expect to be in smooth water all our days. Jane Austen

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

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

There is a stubbornness about me that can never bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me. Jane Austen

Girls should never be afraid to be smart. Emma Watson

Of course I am not worried about intimidating men. The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already. J.K. Rowling

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

Feminism isn’t about making women strong. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength. G.D. Anderson

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style Maya Angelou

The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. Ayn Rand

You don’t have to be pretty. You don’t owe prettiness to anyone. Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked ‘female.’ Erin McKean

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

Like art, revolutions come from combining what exists into what has never existed before. Gloria Steinem

I raise up my voice-not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard. Malala Yousafzai

When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid. Audre Lord

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

Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. Gloria Steinem

We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back. We call upon our sisters around the world to be brave – to embrace the strength within themselves and realize their full potential. Malala Yousafzai

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