Check out these Quotes all about empowering women!

Here is our list of quotes about Women Empowerment. These quotes are all about the power, strength and grace of women, and they are written by women that represent all of these values. The power of self-worth can never be overestimated and each quote listed here will contain words that strike a chord with many of us.

We hope you find inspiration in this list, and if there’s any we missed that you think should have made the cut, feel free to include them below.


55 Quotes About Women Empowerment


1.” Women, like men, should try to do the impossible, and when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others.” –  Amelia Earhart


2.” I do not feel any less of a woman. I feel empowered that I made a strong choice that in no way diminishes my femininity.” –  Angelina Jolie


3.” If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito.” – Anita Roddick


4.” Figure out who you are separate from your family, and the man or woman you’re in a relationship with. Find who you are in this world and what you need to feel good alone. I think that’s the most important thing in life. Find a sense of self because, with that, you can do anything else.” – Angelina Jolie


5.” The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand


6.” Feminism is for everybody” –  Bell Hooks


7.” When a man gives his opinion, he’s a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she’s a bitch.” – Bette Davis


8.”We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead.” – Beyoncé


9.” So here is the quick way of working out if you’re a feminist? a) Do you have a vagina? and b) Do you want to be in control of it? If you said “yes” to both, then congratulations! You’re a feminist.” – Caitlin Moran


10.” 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


11.” 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


12.” The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” – Coco Chanel


13.” Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.” – Diana Ross


14.” Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants.” – Coco Chanel


15.” I’ve never met a woman who is not strong, but sometimes they don’t let it out. Then there’s a tragedy, and then all of a sudden that strength comes. My message is to let the strength come out before the tragedy.” – Diane von Furstenberg


16.” I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say ‘Yes, women can.’” – Dilma Rousseff


17.” I could not, at my age, be content to take my place by the fireplace 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


18.” 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.” – Ella Fitzgerald


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


20.” You don’t have to be pretty. You don’t owe prettiness to anyone. Not to your boyfriend/spouse/partner, not to your co-workers, especially not to random men on the street. You don’t owe it to your mother, you don’t owe it to your children, you don’t owe it to civilisation in general. Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked female.” – Erin McKean


22.” Women are always saying, ‘we can do anything that men can do.’ But men should be saying, ‘we can do anything that women can do.’” – Gloria Steinem


23.” A feminist is anyone who recognises the equality and full humanity of women and men.” – Gloria Steinem


24.”Women are the real architects of society.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe


25.” I suppose I could have stayed home and baked cookies and had teas, but what I decided to do was to fulfil my profession, which I entered before my husband was in public life.” – Hillary Clinton


26.” I believe that the rights of women and girls is the unfinished business of the 21st century.” – Hillary Clinton


27.” Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got. There is no yesterday, no tomorrow, it’s all the same day.” – Janis Joplin


28.” Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” – Judy Garland


29.” If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” – Katherine Hepburn


30.” It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” – Madeleine Albright


32.” 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.” – Malala Yousafzai


33.” If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” – Margaret Thatcher


34.” I am a woman phenomenally. Phenomenal woman. That’s me.” –  Maya Angelou


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


36.” 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


37.” A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.” –  Melinda Gates


38.” Women are leaders everywhere you look – from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women, and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes.”- Nancy Pelosi


39.” 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


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


41.” I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that’s how I operate my life.” – Oprah Winfrey


42.” The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.” – Rebecca West


43.” I myself have never been able to find out precisely what a feminist is. I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.” – Rebecca West


44.” The thing women have to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.” – Roseanne Barr


45.” Never dull your shine for somebody else.” – Tyra Banks


46.” I am the American Dream. I am the epitome of what the American Dream basically said. It said you could come from anywhere and be anything you want in this country. That’s exactly what I’ve done. I am where I am because I believe in all possibilities.” – Whoopi Goldberg


47.” 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


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


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


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


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


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


53.” We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that these things, at whatever cost, must be attained.” – Marie Curie


54.” 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


55.” 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