30 Strong Woman Quotes to Inspire You

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Strong Women Quotes

In a world where the strength of women shines brightly, their unwavering determination and resilience serve as a constant source of inspiration. Women have fiercely defied societal norms, shattered glass ceilings, and emerged as powerful leaders in their respective fields. Use the wisdom and words of some of these legends to ignite your own flame of empowerment and embrace your own strength and create a lasting impact.

We’ve curated quotes from greats such as Melinda Gates, Oprah, and Eleanor Roosevelt to help you unleash the potential you hold inside you.

1. “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

2. “A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” -Melinda Gates

3. “Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

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

In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders

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

8. “Don’t hold back because you think it’s unladylike. We shouldn’t be shamed out of our anger. We should be using it. Using it to make change in our own lives, and using it to make change in the lives around us.” -Jessica Valenti,

9. “If you want something said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman.” -Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

12. “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

We need to get women to the point where they aren’t apologizing.  It’s time to take ownership in our success

13. “We need to get women to the point where they aren’t apologizing. It’s time to take ownership in our success.” -Tori Burch

14. “I’ve always wanted to be a woman who isn’t afraid to tell her story.” -Andra Day

15. “I’ve often thought it unfair that women are expected to stay at home when there’s a fight to be won. If a woman has the strength to bear a child, she can swing a sword as well as any man.” -Karen Hawkins

I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves

16. “I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.” -Mary Wollstonecraft

17. “Ignore the glass ceiling and do your work. If you’re focusing on the glass ceiling, focusing on what you don’t have, focusing on the limitations, then you will be limited.” -Ava DuVernay

18. “I love hearing educated people speak and just shut everyone up. Knowledge is always the loudest voice.” -Zendaya

19. “Develop enough courage so that you can stand up for yourself and then stand up for somebody else.” -Maya Angelou

I don't want to be better than you or her or him - I want to be better than I am right now

20. “I don’t want to be better than you or her or him – I want to be better than I am right now.” -Kerri Walsh

21. “Because confidence is really trust in yourself, right? It has nothing to do with what someone else thinks of you; it’s what you think of you.” -Chrissy Metz

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

23. “Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.” -Brené Brown

If you are afraid of failure, you don't deserve success

24. “If you are afraid of failure, you don’t deserve success.” -Nastia Liukin

25. “We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly.” -Margaret Atwood

26. “I really think a champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fall.” -Serena Williams

27. “I know my worth. I embrace my power. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story. I will.” -Amy Schumer

I encourage women to step up. Don’t wait for somebody to ask you

28. “I encourage women to step up. Don’t wait for somebody to ask you.” Reese Witherspoon

29. “Don’t settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had. We need to live the best that’s in us.” -Angela Bassett

30. “There’s nothing wrong with a woman being comfortable, confident.” -Selena Gomez


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