115 Inspirational Quotes for Women to Get Inspired & Motivated

Confident Woman

As a woman, you possess incredible strength and magic within you. Remember the words of Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, who once said, “Well-behaved women seldom make history.” So, don’t be afraid to make waves and bring about significant changes.

Believe in yourself, as Eleanor Roosevelt taught us, and remember that “no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

When life gets tough, remember the wise words of Helen Keller, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” You have the power to overcome any obstacle and achieve greatness.

You are unstoppable, and the world is waiting for you to make your mark. Use these empowering thoughts as your secret weapon to boost your confidence and unleash your full potential.

Inspirational Quotes for Women

  1. “You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.”

    Melissa Etheridge

  2. “I can and I will. Watch me.”

    Carrie Green

  3. “Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.”

    Mother Teresa

  4. “A strong woman stands up for herself. A stronger woman stands up for everybody else.”


  5. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

    Eleanor Roosevelt

  6. “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.”

    Coco Chanel

  7. “Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.”

    Nora Ephron

  8. “Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.”

    Stephanie Bennett-Henry

  9. “You have what it takes to be a victorious, independent, fearless woman.”

    Tyra Banks

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

    Diane Mariechild

  11. “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”

    A.A. Milne

  12. “She was powerful not because she wasn’t scared but because she went on so strongly, despite the fear.”


  13. “Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own.”

    Michelle Obama

  14. “She remembered who she was and the game changed.”

    Lalah Deliah

  15. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.”

    Helen Keller

  16. “Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.”

    Oprah Winfrey

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

    Ayn Rand

  18. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.”

    Oprah Winfrey

  19. “You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.”

    Rosa Parks

  20. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.”

    Amelia Earhart

  21. “Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.”

    Elizabeth Gilbert

  22. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”

    Mae West

  23. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.”

    J.K. Rowling

  24. “I choose to make the rest of my life the best of my life.”

    Louise Hay

  25. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.”

    Peter Drucker

  26. “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.”

    Carl Jung

  27. “I am thankful for my struggle because without it, I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength.”

    Alex Elle

  28. “A strong woman loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, and perseveres… no matter what life throws at her.”


  29. “Your silence will not protect you.”

    Audre Lorde

  30. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”

    Alice Walker

  31. “I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.”

    Audre Lorde

  32. “You attract what you are, not what you want. If you want great, then be great.”


  33. “At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can.”

    Frida Kahlo

  34. “Don’t let anyone speak for you, and don’t rely on others to fight for you.”

    Michelle Obama

  35. “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”

    Eleanor Roosevelt

  36. “Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.”

    Christian D. Larson

  37. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

    Eleanor Roosevelt

  38. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”

    Anais Nin

  39. “The only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work for them.”

    Michelle Obama

  40. “The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.”

    Blake Lively

  41. “Success isn’t about how much money you make; it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.”

    Michelle Obama

  42. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”

    C.S. Lewis

  43. “You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it.”


  44. “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.”

    Coco Chanel

  45. “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive.”

    Maya Angelou

  46. “A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman.”

    Melinda Gates

  47. “I am the captain of my soul.”

    Invictus by William Ernest Henley

  48. “Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.”

    Jennifer Lopez

  49. “A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.”

    Eleanor Roosevelt

  50. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”

    Steve Jobs

  51. “The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another.”

    Serena Williams

  52. “I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.”

    Estée Lauder

  53. “Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.”

    Anne Sweeney

  54. “It’s not your job to be likeable. It’s your job to be yourself.”

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

  55. “You have to believe in yourself when no one else does.”

    Serena Williams

  56. “The best revenge is massive success.”

    Frank Sinatra

  57. “The way we speak to our children becomes their inner voice.”

    Peggy O’Mara

  58. “Be a first-rate version of yourself, not a second-rate version of someone else.”

    Judy Garland

  59. “I didn’t know what I wanted to do, but I always knew the woman I wanted to be.”

    Diane Von Furstenberg

  60. “Nothing is impossible; the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!” – Audrey Hepburn

  61. “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.”

    Katharine Hepburn

  62. “The only way to survive is by taking care of one another.”

    Gloria Anzaldúa

  63. “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”

    Albert Einstein

  64. “Do not wait for opportunity. Create it.”


  65. “The most effective way to do it is to do it.”

    Amelia Earhart

  66. “Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyway.”

    Eleanor Roosevelt

  67. “Normal is not something to aspire to, it’s something to get away from.”

    Jodie Foster

  68. “Take criticism seriously, but not personally.”

    Hillary Clinton

  69. “We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.”

    Malala Yousafzai

  70. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”

    E.E. Cummings

  71. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”

    Stephen Covey

  72. “Believe in yourself and you can achieve anything.”


  73. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”

    Winston Churchill

  74. “A strong woman looks a challenge in the eye and gives it a wink.”

    Gina Carey

  75. “We can do no great things, only small things with great love.”

    Mother Teresa

  76. “The most beautiful thing a woman can wear is confidence.”

    Blake Lively

  77. “Don’t be afraid to speak up for yourself. Keep fighting for your dreams!” – Gabby Douglas

  78. “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.”

    Michelle Obama

  79. “Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror.”

    Byron Katie

  80. “She believed she could, so she did.”


  81. “The best protection any woman can have is courage.”

    Elizabeth Cady Stanton

  82. “There’s nothing a man can do, that I can’t do better and in heels.”

    Ginger Rogers

  83. “A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.”

    Melinda Gates

  84. “I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.”

    Louisa May Alcott

  85. “I raise up my voice—not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard.”

    Malala Yousafzai

  86. “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”

    Maya Angelou

  87. “Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.”

    Ruth Gordo

  88. “Power’s not given to you. You have to take it.”


  89. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.”

    Estée Lauder

  90. “You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness.”

    Diane von Furstenberg

  91. “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

  92. “Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.”

    Janis Joplin

  93. “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”

    Charlotte Brontë

  94. “Be a girl with a mind, a woman with attitude, and a lady with class.”


  95. “When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life or the life of another.”

    Helen Keller

  96. “I am grateful to be a woman. I must have done something great in another life.”

    Maya Angelou

  97. “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.”


  98. “Women are the real architects of society.”

    Harriet Beecher Stowe

  99. “Don’t let anyone tell you you’re weak because you’re a woman.”

    Mary Kom

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  101. “Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses.”

    Madame Marie du Deffand

  102. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.”

    Mother Teresa

  103. “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.”

    Dolly Parton

  104. “A charming woman doesn’t follow the crowd. She is herself.”

    Loretta Young

  105. “I can hear the roar of women’s silence.”

    Thomas Sankara

  106. “The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that all her hardships in life have had on her; but the strength of a woman is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow those hardships to dictate her and who she becomes.”

    C. JoyBell C.

  107. “You should never let your fears prevent you from doing what you know is right.”

    Aung San Suu Kyi

  108. “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.”

    Coco Chanel

  109. “It’s not about being the best. It’s about being better than you were yesterday.”


  110. “Women are made to be loved, not understood.”

    Oscar Wilde

  111. “A strong woman understands that the gifts such as logic, decisiveness, and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all of her gifts.”

    Nancy Rathburn

  112. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.”

    Audrey Hepburn

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

    Oprah Winfrey

  114. “Nothing is more impressive than a person who is secure in the unique way God made her.”


  115. “The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence.”


Remember these words: they light your path and lift you up. Use them to dream, dare, and do. Ask yourself how they make your heart feel brave. Know that each word holds power for change.

Look around; see the women who soar because of such wisdom. Believe in yourself just as strongly – go shine!

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