15 inspirational quotes to inspire every woman, everyday
It is all in the mind. If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. Time and again, successful people, leaders, and role models alike have emphasised the power of positive thinking and affirmation. A positive attitude can help us overcome just about anything in life. Here are some inspirational quotes to print and stick somewhere so you can see them every day.
Words of wisdom, and affirmation that if these women can do it, so can you.
Believe in yourself
It all starts with us. We can be the change, the leader and the changemaker too. It is essential to focus on our power to drive change. It takes only one person with desire and determination to drive change.
“We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already. We have the power to imagine better.” – J. K. Rowling, Author of the Harry Potter series.
“If one man can destroy everything, why can’t one girl change it?” – Malala Yousafzai, Nobel laureate, author - I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
“As women, we must stand up for ourselves. We must stand up for each other. We must stand up for justice for all.” – Michelle Obama, Former First Lady of USA
“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” - Maya Angelou, author, poet
“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” – Melinda Gates, Philanthrop
Dream, dream, dream, repeat.
Whoever you are, and wherever you come from, your dreams are important and it is important to not let go of your dreams.
“No matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid.” – Lupita Nyong’o, Kenyan-Mexican Oscar-winning actor
“Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply about what you believe in. And, when you stumble, keep faith. And, when you’re knocked down, get right back up and never listen to anyone who says you can’t or shouldn’t go on.” – Hillary Clinton, Former first lady of the USA, Politician
“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” - Oprah Winfrey, talk show host.
Women belong everywhere
As women, we need to break the shackles, change the rules and be financially independent. Our place is not outside the boardroom, or away from the corridors of power. We need to be financially independent and be part of decision making.
"Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. It shouldn't be that women are the exception." - Ruth Badger Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the USA.
“Financial independence is paramount. My mom always says that when a woman is financially independent, she has the ability to live life on her own terms. I think that was the soundest advice that I ever got. No matter where you go in life or who you get married to, you have to be financially independent - whether you use it or not.” - Priyanka Chopra, actor
Tell us which is your favourite quote. Who inspires you and how do you stay positive?