Top 100+ Best Quotes To Empower Women [2022]

Best Quotes To Empower Women
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Quotes have been used as a way to motivate and inspire others for centuries. The origins of quotes date back to prehistoric times when drawings and paintings were etched into stone or wood. Modern society has adopted this trend into something that can be shared through social media outlets like Facebook and Instagram, to spread the message further. Some quotes have been said so many times that they have become classics, while other quotes may simply be new. If you are interested in knowing the Top 100+ Best Women Empowerment Quotes To Inspire You, then you have found the right blog.

Best Quotes To Empower Women To Change Your Life

Quotes To Empower Women To Change Your Life

“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

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

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

“More and more women are realizing that only collective strength and action will allow us to be free to fight for the kind of society that meets basic human needs.” – Roxanne Dunbar

“Of all the nasty outcomes predicted for women’s liberation … none was more alarming than the suggestion that women would eventually become just like men.” – Barbara Ehrenreich

“By propagating women’s nature as non-violent they are discouraging women from becoming fighters in the struggle for their own liberation and that of society.” – Anuradha Ghandy

“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

“I am a woman / Phenomenally / Phenomenal woman / That’s me.” – Maya Angelou

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

“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

“I tell my story, not because it is unique, but because it is not. It is the story of many girls.” – Malala Yousafzai.

“Females are the most beautiful, gorgeous creatures in the whole world. And I think that we are gorgeous no matter what size we are.” —Alicia Keys

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

“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

“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” – Michelle Obama

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“When a man gives his opinion, he’s a man; when a woman gives her opinion, she’s a bitch.” – Bette Davis

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“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

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

“When there are no ceilings, the sky’s the limit. So let’s keep going—let’s keep going until every one of the 161 million women and girls across America has the opportunity she deserves to have.” – Hillary Clinton

“Feminism is for everybody.”

“You don’t have to play masculine to be a strong woman.” —Mary Elizabeth Winstead

“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

“When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” – Malala Yousafzai.

“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 must learn to play the game as men do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done.” —Marge Piercy

“You could make a case that, along with the technological revolution, the most provocative upending destabilizing thrilling change in the course of human history is that we’re finally in it. … We’re here now, women are in the world, and we will not be bullied.” – Meryl Streep

“No woman should be told she can’t make decisions about her own body. When women’s rights are under attack, we fight back.” – Kamala Harris

“Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water.” —Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady

“Women will be hidden no more. We will not remain hidden figures. We have names. … It was a woman that gave you Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It was a woman that gave you Malcolm X. And according to the Bible, it was a woman that gave you Jesus. Don’t you ever forget it.” – Janelle Monáe

“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

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

“For I conclude that the enemy is not lipstick, but guilt itself; we deserve lipstick, if we want it, AND free speech; we deserve to be sexual AND serious—or whatever we please. We are entitled to wear cowboy boots to our own revolution.
Naomi Wolf

“I feel now that the time comes when even a woman or a child who can speak a word for freedom and humanity is bound to speak.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe

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

“Women’s freedom is the sign of social freedom.” – Rosa Luxemburg

“Women’s speech—and the fact that we are now listening to it—has enraged men in a way that makes them determined to reëstablish the longstanding hierarchy of power in America. … And yet this awful truth will not stop women from speaking, and I do not think that it will turn a movement into a moment. It has become clear that there is not nearly enough left to lose.” – Jia Tolentino

“Justice is about making sure that being polite is not the same thing as being quiet. In fact, oftentimes, the most righteous thing you can do is shake the table.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

“They cannot stand that a refugee, a black woman, an immigrant, a Muslim, shows up in Congress thinking she’s equal to them. But I say to them, ‘How else did you expect me to show up?'” – Ilhan Omar

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

“Maybe it just boils down to: I’m a woman who’s really into her career, so I’m obsessed with the craft of my work. … There’s a romance in that for me.” – Mitski

“Black women have had to develop a larger vision of our society than perhaps any other group. They have had to understand white men, white women, and black men. And they have had to understand themselves. When black women win victories, it is a boost for virtually every segment of society.” – Angela Davis

“I think the truth of the matter is, people who end up as ‘first’ don’t actually set out to be first. They set out to do something they love and it just so happens that they are the first to do it.” – Condoleezza Rice

“For women, then, poetry is not a luxury. It is a vital necessity of our existence. It forms the quality of the light within which we predicate our hopes and dreams toward survival and change, first made into language, then into idea, then into more tangible action.” – Audre Lorde

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“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

“A revolutionary woman can’t have no reactionary man.” – Assata Shakur

“In my opinion, the most exciting potential of women of color formations resides in the possibility of politicizing this identity—basing the identity on politics rather than the politics on identity.” – Angela Davis

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

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“I have sometimes thought that a woman’s nature is like a great house full of rooms: there is the hall, through which everyone passes in going in and out; the drawing-room, where one receives formal visits; the sitting-room, where the members of the family come and go as they list; but beyond that, far beyond, are other rooms, the handles of whose doors perhaps are never turned; no one knows the way to them, no one knows whither they lead; and in the innermost room, the holy of holies, the soul sits alone and waits for a footstep that never comes.” – Edith Wharton

“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

“I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls.” —Audrey Hepburn

“Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.” —Amelia Earhart

“Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. 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

“Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.” – Arundhati Roy

“Women, if the soul of the nation is to be saved, I believe you must become its soul.” – Coretta Scott King

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

“Around the world there are countless examples of women rising, taking leadership, taking their destiny into their own hands, inspiring all of us. But women and girls are still the majority of the victims of war. They are over half of all refugees, and the vast majority of the victims of rape and other sexual and gender-based violence.” – Angelina Jolie

“That man over there says that women need to be helped into carriages, and lifted over ditches, and to have the best place everywhere. Nobody ever helps me into carriages, or over mud-puddles, or gives me any best place! And ain’t I a woman?” – Sojourner Truth

Laverne Cox Quotes

“I think transwomen, and trans people in general, show everyone that you can define what it means to be a man or woman on your own terms. A lot of what feminism is about is moving outside of roles and moving outside of expectations of who and what you’re supposed to be to live a more authentic life.” – Laverne Cox

“When a woman is assaulted, one of the first questions people ask is, Did you say no? This question assumes that the answer was always yes and that it is her job to revoke the agreement. To defuse the bomb she was given. But why are they allowed to touch us until we physically fight them off? Why is the door open until we have to slam it shut?” – Chanel Miller

“There is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.” – Virginia Woolf

“The more I have spoken about feminism the more I have realized that fighting for women’s rights has too often become synonymous with man-hating. If there is one thing I know for certain, it is that this has to stop.” – Emma Watson

“Words have power. TV has power. My pen has power.” – Shonda Rhimes

“Once you figure out what respect tastes like, it tastes better than attention.” —P!nk

“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

“Call me whatever you want. It’s not going to stop me from trying to do the right thing. Because it doesn’t just affect me, it affects all the other women who are in this with me, and it affects all the other men who are in this with me, too.” —Emma Watson

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