89+ 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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Women Empowerment Quotes

Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others. — Amelia Earhart

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

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 in her 2016 concession speech

A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform. — Diane Mariechild

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

Woman must not accept; she must challenge. She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her; she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression. — Margaret Sanger

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

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

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

There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women. — Kofi Annan

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

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

Women’s empowerment is intertwined with respect for human rights. — Mahnaz Afkhami

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

The world needs strong women. Women who will lift and build others, who will love and be loved. Women who live bravely, both tender and fierce. Women of indomitable will. — Amy Tenney

Educate a man and you educate an individual. Educate a woman and you educate a family. — A.Cripps

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

The empowered woman is powerful beyond measure and beautiful beyond description. — Steve Maraboli

I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay. ― Madonna

Beautiful people are not always good but good people are always beautiful. — Imam Ali

If women understood and exercised their power they could remake the world. — Emily Taft Douglas

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

When women participate in the economy, everyone benefits. — Hillary Clinton

If you are always trying to be normal, you’ll never know how amazing you can be. — Maya Angelou

A woman is like a tea bag you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water. — Eleanor Roosevelt

I raise up my voice—not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard…we cannot succeed when half of us are held back. ―Malala Yousafzai

Words can be worrisome, people complex, motives and manners unclear, grant her the wisdom to choose her path right, free from unkindness and fear. — Neil Gaiman

Women are the real architects of society. — Harriet Beecher Stowe

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

If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things. — Plato

Imperfections are beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. — Marilyn Monroe

I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men, they are far superior and always have been. — William Golding

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

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

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

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

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

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

I am too intelligent, too demanding, and too resourceful for anyone to be able to take charge of me entirely. No one knows me or loves me completely. I have only myself — Simone de Beauvoir

Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world. — Hillary Clinton

Whether women are better than men I cannot say but I can say they are certainly no worse. — Golda Meir

Words have power. TV has power. My pen has power. —Shonda Rhimes

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

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

Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That’s what little girls are made of; the heck with sugar and spice. — Bethany Hamilton

Women are leaders everywhere you look from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women, and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes. — Nancy Pelosi

Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else. — Judy Garland

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

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

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

Women are always saying,’We can do anything that men can do’ but men should be saying,’We can do anything that women can do.’‬ — Gloria Steinem

I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass. — Maya Angelou

Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of a man at twice its natural size. — Virginia Woolf

Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants. — Coco Chanel

I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say ‘yes, women can.’ — Dilma Roussete

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

The education and empowerment of women throughout the world cannot fail to result in a more caring, tolerant, just and peaceful life for all. — Aung San Suu Kyi

Women are not the problem. They’re the solution. — Sheryl Wudunn

Women sleep on the right side of the bed because even while sleeping they have to be right! — unknown

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

Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less. — Susan B. Anthony

Don’t just stand for the success of other women insist on it. — Gail Blanke

Gender equality will only be reached if we are able to empower women. — Michelle Bachelet

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

The higher the better. It’s more about an attitude. High heels empower women in a way. — Christian Louboutin

I am a Woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal Woman, that’s me. ―Maya Angelou

Women belong in all places where decisions are being made… It shouldn’t be that women are the exception. —Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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

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

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

Be that strong girl that everyone knew would make it through the worst, be that fearless girl, the one who would dare to do anything, be that independent girl who didn’t need a man; be that girl who never backed down. — Taylor Swift

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. — Jane Austen, Persuasion

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

We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free. — Kavita Ramdas

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

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

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

When a man gives his opinion, he’s a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she’s a bitch. ― Bette Davis

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 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

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

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

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

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

I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own. — Audre Lorde

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 in the March 2017 issue of Harper’s BAZAAR.

There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish. — Michelle Obama

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