130 Inspirational Quotes For Women

Here are 130 of the best inspirational quotes for women. You’ll find quotes on life, health, tough times, relationships, happiness, and more. Hope you’ll feel more daring after reading them. Enjoy!

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You have the power to change your life. Just start with changing your thoughts. Mel Robbins

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You are the leader you’ve been waiting for. Gloria Steinem

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

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Everything you want to be, you already are. You’re simply on the path to discovering it. Alicia Keys

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What makes me feel strong? Being in love and work. Susan Sontag

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The more you can be authentic, the happier you’re going to be, and life will work itself around that. Melinda Gates

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We spend far too much time complaining about the way things are, and forget that we have the power to change anything and everything. Bozoma Saint John

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Clinging to the past is the problem. Embracing change is the answer. Gloria Steinem

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Your story is what you have, what you will always have. It is something to own. Michelle Obama

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We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list. Michelle Obama

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It’s ok to need. It’s ok to ask. It’s ok to receive. Brené Brown

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It is not your job to be everything to everyone. Courtney Carver

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You’re beautiful when you’re generous and even more when you have self-respect. Maxime Lagacé

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

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Start now. Start where you are. Start with fear. Start with pain. Start with doubt. Start with hands shaking. Start with voice trembling. Just start. Sara Blakely (Spanx)

See also: being strong quotes, kindness quotes, love yourself quotes

The Best Inspirational Quotes For Women

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Your only responsibility is to be yourself. If they leave, it’s on them. Mel Robbins

It’s ok to not do what people ask you to do without explaining yourself. Gal Shapira

I decided I can’t pay a person to rewind time, so I may as well get over it. Serena Williams

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

We want women leaders today as never before. Leaders who are not afraid to be called names and who are willing to go out and fight. I think women can save civilization. Emily Murphy

The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful. Swami Vivekananda

Let your legacy be how you loved while you were here and not the stuff you left behind. Courtney Carver (bemorewithless.com)

If you don’t have time for what matters, stop doing things that don’t. Courtney Carver

Get clear on what matters by getting rid of everything that doesn’t. Courtney Carver

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There are so many people who don’t know what they want. And I think that, in this world, that’s the only thing you have to know — exactly what you want. Agnes Martin

None of us will have any impact or any influence if we are quiet. So don’t be quiet. Be loud as hell. Bozoma Saint John

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Just fucking start. The perfect time you’ve been waiting for is actually right now. You’ll never get what you want by staying where you are. Mel Robbins

In each moment, what we choose to say and do plants the seed of our future. Tara Brach (Radical Acceptance)

Growth demands a temporary surrender of security. Gail Sheehy

Give thanks for what you are now, and keep fighting for what you want to be tomorrow. Fernanda Miramontes-Landeros

As long as I’m so afraid of being alone, I’ll never be real. I’m hiding from myself. Susan Sontag

Failure is so important. It is the ability to resist failure or use failure that often leads to greater success. J.K. Rowling

A woman unaffected by insults has made her enemies absolutely powerless. Kimberly Jones

It is easy to be proud and harsh and selfish – so easy. But we have been created for better things. Mother Teresa

You are here to be healthy, kind, helpful, beautiful – you are here to be yourself. Maxime Lagacé

I am whole, perfect, strong, powerful, loving, harmonious, and happy. Rhonda Byrne

Don’t rush, it takes time to grow into who you are. Lalah Delia

This is your life. Do what you love, and do it often. Holstee Manifesto

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Part 2. Inspirational Quotes For Women That Are…

The Most Famous Inspirational Quotes For Women (Coco Chanel, Roosevelt, Beyoncé, etc.)

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inspirational quotes for women question who going let me stop ayn rand wisdom street

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

What I want young women and girls to know is: you are powerful and your voice matters. Kamala Harris

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

I don’t go by the rule book. I lead from the heart, not the head. Princess Diana

Power is not given to you. You have to take it. Beyoncé Knowles

Do not think you can be brave with your life and your work and never disappoint anyone. It doesn’t work that way. Oprah Winfrey

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

The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it. Eleanor Roosevelt

We can do no great things, only small things with great love. Mother Teresa

The great ambition of women is to inspire love. Molière

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. Anaïs Nin

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Women should be tough, tender, laugh as much as possible, and live long lives. Maya Angelou

We are going to the moon that is not very far. Man has so much farther to go within himself. Anaïs Nin

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

If I mistake not, a strong sense of duty is no bad part of a woman’s portion. Jane Austen

Women are never so strong as after their defeat. Alexandre Dumas

I have not yet spoken my last word about women. I believe that if a woman succeeds in withdrawing from the mass, or rather raising herself from above the mass, she grows ceaselessly and more than a man. Arthur Schopenhauer

Each of us has a unique part to play in the healing of the world. Marianne Williamson

You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. Brigham Young

I am awfully greedy; I want everything from life. I want to be a woman and to be a man, to have many friends and to have loneliness, to work much and write good books, to travel and enjoy myself, to be selfish and to be unselfish… You see, it is difficult to get all which I want. And then when I do not succeed I get mad with anger. Simone de Beauvoir

Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences. J. K. Rowling

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

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Short Inspirational Quotes For Women

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One-liners, short inspirational quotes for women, sayings, thoughts and captions for your bio, social status, self-talk, motto, mantra, signs, posters, wallpapers, backgrounds.
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You are not your bad days. Mel Robbins

Give “someday” a deadline.” Mel Robbins

Believe you deserve the best. Gal Shapira

It’s time to write a new story. Kimberly Jones

You manage things; you lead people. Grace Murray Hopper

Respect everyone and wish them well. Gal Shapira

She is a joy because she is herself. Leo Christopher

The opposite of perfection is freedom. Courtney Carver

Prove yourself to yourself. Not others. Mel Robbins

You’ll never regret being overprepared. Gal Shapira

Aspire to become the greatest version of yourself. Sara Blakely

Appreciation of what you have brings what you want. Rhonda Byrne

Let’s stop apologizing for things we aren’t sorry for. Courtney Carver

When things change inside you, things change around you. Kimberly Jones

A generous heart is the highest sign of a beautiful soul. Maxime Lagacé

Stop using what others might think as an excuse to not try. Mel Robbins

I don’t fit into any stereotypes. And I like myself that way. C. JoyBell C.

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Uplifting Quotes For Women

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Just do the best you can right now. Lalah Delia

Every day is an opportunity for a new life. Rhonda Byrne

You have what it takes to be a victorious, independent, fearless woman. Tyra Banks

Don’t be the girl who fell. Be the girl who got back up. Jenette Stanley

Asking for support is not a sign of weakness, it’s a sign of strength. Amanda Goetz

Don’t be afraid to speak up for yourself. Keep fighting for your dreams. Gabby Douglas

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

No matter what you look like or think you look like, you’re special and loved and perfect just the way you are. Ariel Winter

We are responsible for creating the conditions we desire. Take responsibility for what you think, say and do. Iyanla Vanzant

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

Sometimes you have to stop being scared and just go for it. Either it will work out, or it won’t. That’s life. Do it scared! Kimberly Jones

A lot can happen in a year. Whatever seems almost impossible today can be your new reality soon. Stay consistent and give 100%. Gal Shapira

Whatever spare moments I had at night, during lunch, or on the weekends I gave to my day dream. Until one day my day dream became my reality. Never give up on your day dream. Sara Blakely (Spanx)

Accept right now that you are magnificent. Being your real, true, authentic self is what’s most awesome about you. Gabby Bernstein

She is so much more than just a small spark and a gentle breeze. Leo Christopher

You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging. Brené Brown

Be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead. Susan Sontag

All my work says be serious, be passionate, wake up. Susan Sontag

Say it with me: I deserve it. Mel Robbins

I’ll find a way. Maxime Lagacé

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See also: 11 Simple Ways To Feel Instantly Uplifted (bustle.com)

Funny, Surprising and Inspirational Sayings For Women

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inspirational quotes for women dont talk shit do mel robbins wisdom

Don’t talk shit. Do shit. Mel Robbins

I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all. Coco Chanel

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

Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. Albert Einstein

For a woman to get half as much credit as a man, she has to work twice as hard, and be twice as smart. Fortunately, that isn’t difficult. Charlotte Whitton

I am not eccentric. It’s just that I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of catfish. Edith Sitwell

Every man I meet wants to protect me. I can’t figure out what from. Mae West

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle. Gloria Steinem

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Deep Inspirational Sayings For Women

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We over do so we don’t have to over feel. Courtney Carver

The only way to change is to face reality. The only way to see reality is to be courageous. Maxime Lagacé

The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn. Gloria Steinem

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

The only way to get what you want is to do the shit you’re avoiding. The stuff you’ve been putting off every day. The little things you keep saying you’ll do tomorrow. That’s why you feel stuck. Mel Robbins

Women are their own worst enemies. And guilt is the main weapon of self-torture. Erica Jong (Fear of Flying)

The evils we do to others give us less pain than those we do to ourselves. François de La Rochefoucauld

Your mind is a tool, not a place to live. @wisdom_theory

Leave the door open for the unknown, the door into the dark. That’s where the most important things come from, where you yourself came from, and where you will go. Rebecca Solnit

Female immaturity: Blames others, no boundaries, manipulative, attention seeking, entitled, use sexuality for power, arrogant, gossippy. Maturity: Accountable, intuitive and empathic, nurturing, submissive, sexually healing and, seeks intimacy, humble, loving. Taylor Burrowes

Listen to your intuition when it tells you who you shouldn’t trust. Everyone has a vibe. Train yourself to read it. Gal Shapira

If you won’t run your subconscious mind yourself, someone else will run it for you. Gal Shapira

I am a woman without a future. I prefer what is. That is freedom. Byron Katie

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Wise Inspirational Sayings For Women

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Change is a process, not an event. Mel Robbins

If you don’t like something, take away it’s only power — your attention. Mel Robbins

Far too many people are looking for the right person, instead of trying to be the right person. Gloria Steinem

The art of acting morally is behaving as if everything we do matters. Gloria Steinem

They are emotional and reactive, you are calm and calculated. Gal Shapira

Many times your intuition knows better than other people’s opinions. Remember that next time you look for advice. Gal Shapira

Our job is not to deny the story, but to defy the ending — to rise strong, recognize our story, and rumble with the truth until we get to a place where we think, “Yes”. This is what happened. And I will choose how the story ends. Brené Brown

Use your idols for inspiration. But keep them at a distance. Your perception of them is often far better than reality. Preethi Kasireddy

You cannot understand anyone, until you begin to understand yourself, for the world is a reflection of your own thoughts. @TheGodLight

Fill your mind with me; love me; serve me; worship me always. Seeking me in your heart, you will at last be united with me. Bhagavad Gita

The wiser you get the more you accept what comes. Maxime Lagacé

The teacher I need is always the one in front of me. Byron Katie

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See also: 5 Lessons From Wise Women (betterafter50.com)

Part 3. Conclusion

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Let no one plant seeds of fear and doubt in your head. Gal Shapira

If I had to count the number of people who didn’t want me to win… I’d still be counting. That’s why I mind my business and win without wondering who’s cheering. Then I sit back and look straight ahead like…what’s next? Bozoma Saint John

Call to action: Watch The secret of self motivation (22 minutes YouTube video with Mel Robbins) or The Greatest Speech Ever (28 minutes YouTube video with Oprah Winfrey)