52 inspiring quotes by unforgettable women

In honor of International Woman’s Day, which is celebrated on March 8th every year, I decided to compile a list of the most inspiring and memorable quotes by some of amazing female writers, activists, heroines and brilliant minds.

I’ve read or seen them in many of the books I’ve read since I was young and It is only in adulthood that I truly understood the real meaning behind their powerful statements.

I am sure that more than one will resonate with you and you’ll certainly agree.

Enjoy the following 52 inspiring quotes by unforgettable women.

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Anything you want to ask a teacher, ask yourself, and wait for the answer in silence.

– Byron Katie


A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.

– Joyce Brothers


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

– Eleanor Roosevelt

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

– Diane Mariechild


A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.

– Anne Roiphe

If you need motivation to reach your goals, don't look back. Focus on the present and be proud of how far you have come! #quote #motivation #motivationalquote #goals

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


Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.

– Erica Jong


Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.

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Goals are dreams with deadlines.

– Diana Scharf Hunt


How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

– Anne Frank


I am not afraid, I was born to do this.

– Joan of Arc

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I demanded more rights for women because I know what women had to put up with.

– Evita Peron


I’m just a person trapped inside a woman’s body.

– Elaine Boosler


If you can’t make it better, you can laugh at it.

– Erma Bombeck


If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.

– Margaret Fuller

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If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.

– Katharine Hepburn


In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.

– Margaret Thatcher


Love is a great beautifier.

– Louisa May Alcott

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Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible!

– Audrey Hepburn


Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.

– Hannah More


One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.

– Simone de Beauvoir

You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back. Barbara De Angelis. Such a true quote don't you think? Love with all your might and don't ever hold back. #love #quote #truth #quotestoliveby

People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.

– Maya Angelou


Sometimes questions are more important than answers.

– Nancy Willard


Success breeds confidence.

– Beryl Markham

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Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.

– Rosalind Russell


The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.

– Maureen Dowd


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

– Ayn Rand


The road to success is always under construction.

– Lily Tomlin


The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

– Sally Burger


The soul should always stand ajar. Ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.

– Emily Dickinson


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

– Oprah Winfrey


To love what you do and feel that it matters – How could anything be more fun?

– Katherine Graham

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We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.

– Anne Frank


We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.

– Marie Curie


What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner.

– Colette


What we are is God’s gift to us. What we become is our gift to God.

– Eleanor Powell


When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed-door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.

– Helen Keller


Never understimate the power of women. They have so much talent to offer and much more! #quote #inspirationalquote #women #quotes #hillaryclinton #qotd

Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.

– Hillary Clinton


Women don’t realize how powerful they are.

– Judith Light


Women have always been courageous… They are always fearless when protecting their children and in the last century they have been fearless in the fight for their rights.

– Isabel Allende


Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society. — Candace Bushnell


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

– Amelia Earhart

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You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.

– Indira Gandhi


You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you can everyday.

– Marian Wright Edelman


I hope you enjoyed this compilation of the 52 inspiring quotes by unforgettable women.

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Now it’s your turn to tell us…


What is (are) YOUR favorite (s) quote (s) by famous women?


Let us know in the comments!

Until next time.

Tashi Delek, All the best

Kay 🙂


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