35 Encouraging Quotes for Women

encouraging quotes for womenThe following is a list of encouraging quotes for women. Whether you’re going through a tough time or you just need a quick confidence boost, these quotes will help do the trick. Regardless of what society might tell you, you alone define success and happiness. You define what makes you smile and content. Be your own person and you’ll find being happy is a lot easier than people make it out to be.

Inspirational Quotes for Women

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

“Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!” – Anne Frank

“I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“If you don’t like being a doormat then get off the floor.” – Al Anon

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

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

“A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.” – Madonna

“You move totally away from reality when you believe that there is a legitimate reason to suffer.” – Byron Katie

“A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life, to be thankful for a good one.” – Marjorie Kinnan

“It’s not your job to like me, it’s mine.” – Byron Katie

“The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race.” – Susan B. Anthony

“You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself.” – Ethel Barrymore

“Just watch, all of you men. I’ll show you what a woman can do…I’ll go across the country, I’ll race to the Moon… I’ll never look back.” – Edna Gardner Whyte

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

“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.” – Maya Angelou

“You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing, no one to blame.” – Erica Jong

“No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed.” – Erma Bombeck

“There are two ways of spreading light. To be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton

“People think at the end of the day that a man is the only answer. Actually a job is better for me.” – Princess Diana

“It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.” – J. K. Rowling

“When you forgive, you heal your own anger and hurt and are able to let love lead again. It’s like spring cleaning for your heart.” – Marci Shimoff

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

“I want to do is because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.” – Amelia Earhart

“Whatever you do, be different” – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.” – Anita Roddick

“Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.” – Rosalind Russell

“The way in which we think of ourselves has everything to do with how our world see us and how we see ourselves successfully acknowledged by the world.” – Arlene Rankin

“It’s the good girls who keep diaries, the bad girls never have the time.” – Talullah Bankhead

“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh

“Always concentrate on how far you have come, rather than how far you have left to go. The difference in how easy it seems will amaze you.” – Heidi Johnson

“When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me’.” – Erma Bombeck

Here’s a video that shows a few more quotes for women about strength:

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