50+ Women Empowerment Quotes

“When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.”
“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” – Estée Lauder
“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
“A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.” – Melinda Gates
“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
“A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture, and transform.”– Diane Mariechild
“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
“Think like a queen. a queen is not afraid to fail. failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” – Oprah Winfrey
“Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.” – Mae west
“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
“Men are taught to apologize for their weaknesses, women for their strengths.”
“Everyone’s a star and deserves the right to twinkle.”
“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me.”
“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”
“I am grateful for all my problems. after each one was overcome, I became stronger and more able to meet those that were still to come. I grew in all my difficulties.”
“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
“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
“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
“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


“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
“Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more.”
“It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.”
“Always go with the choice that scares you the most, because that’s the one that is going to require the most from you.”
“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
“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
“How important it is to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes.” – Maya Angelou
“We do not need magic to transform our world. we carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.” – j.k. rowling
“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
“Sí se puede!” (“yes we can!”) – Dolores Huerta
“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall
“When women’s true history shall have been written, her part in the upbuilding of this nation will astound the world.” – Abigail Duniway
“She is clothed in strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.”
“Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” – Gloria Steinem
“Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses.”
“You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.”
“The beauty of empowering others is that your own power is not diminished in the process.”
“It doesn’t matter who you are, or where you came from. the ability to triumph begins with you always.”
“Behind every successful women is herself.”
“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”
“Don’t compromise yourself. you are all you’ve got.”
“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.”
“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.”
“No life is so hard that you can’t make it easier by the way you take it.”
“I am grateful to be a woman. I must have done something great in another life.” -Maya Angelou
“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.”
“Better to be strong than pretty and useless.”
“Think like a queen. a queen is not afraid to fail. failure is another steppingstone to greatness.”
“All women are misfits. We do not fit into this world without amputations.” – Marge Piercy
“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.”
“A woman is like a tea bag—you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.”
“I was raised in Boston by three older brothers and a very strong and empowering single mom.” – Eliza Dushku
“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” -Margaret Thatcher
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