58 Beautiful Strong Women Quotes

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58 Beautiful Strong Women Quotes

Women are beautiful. Women are strong. Women make this world run in such a beautiful way. Without them, everything would probably fall apart. Dive into these 58 amazing strong women quotes and see what some of the world’s most famous women have to say in regards to motivation and life.

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

“Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.” | Margaret Thatcher

“We are stronger than we’ve credited ourselves to be. We have been the victims and the witnesses. We have said a lifetime of good-byes.” | Lauren DeStefano

“Women have got to make the world safe for men since men have made it so darned unsafe for women.” | Nancy Astor

“Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers. You can fill your life up with ideas and still go home lonely. All you really have that really matters are feelings. That’s what music is to me.” |  Janis Joplin

“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

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

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

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” |  Maya Angelou

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” |  Anais Nin


“I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.” | Mother Teresa

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

“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.” | Oprah Winfrey

“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

“If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.” | Oprah Winfrey

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“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

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

“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

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

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

If anyone ever boos you off stage, that is simply applause from ghosts. | Sharon Needles

“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

“The best protection any woman can have … is courage.” |  Elizabeth Cady Stanton

“Success breeds confidence.” | Beryl Markham

“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

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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

“People think at the end of the day that a man is the only answer [to fulfillment]. Actually a job is better for me.” | Princess Diana

“You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.” | Rosalynn Carter

“I believe in strong women. I believe in the woman who is able to stand up for herself. I believe in the woman who doesn’t need to hide behind her husband’s back. I believe that if you have problems, as a woman you deal with them, you don’t play victim, you don’t make yourself look pitiful, you don’t point fingers. You stand and you deal. You face the world with a head held high and you carry the universe in your heart.” | C. JoyBell C.

“With the spread of conformity and image-driven superficiality, the allure of an individuated woman in full possession of herself and her powers will prove irresistible. We were born for plenitude and inner fulfillment.” | Elizabeth Prioleau

“Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.” |  Charlotte Whitton

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” | Maya Angelou

“One likes people much better when they’re battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph.” | Virginia Woolf

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“Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses.” |  Madame Marie du Deffand

“Always go with the choice that scares you the most, because that’s the one that is going to require the most from you.” | Caroline Myss

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” |  Helen Keller

Life’s too short to bullshit. | Naomi Campbell

“A strong woman builds her own world. She is one who is wise enough to know that it will attract the man she will gladly share it with.” | Ellen J. Barrier

“She didn’t struggle and so she didn’t grow” | Paulo Coelho

“The king may rule the kingdom, but it’s the queen who moves the board.” | D.M. Timney

“Beautiful princesses and beautiful, strong queens are brainwashed into thinking ho’s and B****’s are virtuous titles.” | Delano Johnson

“Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.” | Ruth Gordon

“One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.” | Sheila Murray Bethel

“Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.” | Elizabeth Gilbert

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“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

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. | Marilyn Monroe

If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else? | RuPaul

If you have something about yourself that’s different, you’re lucky. It’s not a curse. | Taylor Swift

“You can have unbelievable intelligence, you can have connections, you can have opportunities fall out of the sky. But in the end, hard work is the true, enduring characteristic of successful people.” | Marsha Evans

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

I embrace mistakes, they make you who you are. | Beyoncé

“Woman must not accept; she must challenge. She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her; she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression.” | Margaret Sanger


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“You know your testimony is strong when your roots are so deep that other people’s storms will never knock you over.” | Shannon L. Alder

“Dignity will only happen when you realize that having someone in your life doesn’t validate your worth.” | Shannon L. Alder

“Strong women need not declare they can carry all the burdens in life. They just quietly do it and survive with a smile.” | Princess Maleiha Bajunaid Candao


“On the left side of a strong woman, stands a strong man; he is strengthened by her character.” | Ellen J. Barrier

“Spirit over mind. Mind over matter. It’s that simple” | Sahndra Fon Dufe

“The woman must be restored to her rightful place, as the strong, loving maternal leader of peace and reason.” | Bryant McGill

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