30 Empowering Quotes for Women: Inspirational Words From Strong Women (Plus Book Recommendations) by Donna John

30 Empowering Quotes for Women: Inspirational Words From Strong Women (Plus Book Recommendations)

How will you help forge a gender equal world? Let's start by celebrating women's achievements, raising awareness against bias and taking action for equality. Become the fire, ladies! Here are some inspirational quotes about women to empower, uplift and inspire – plus some book recommendations to add to your library.

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“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the Saint of Calcutta by Mother Teresa
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life by Eleanor Roosevelt
“I don’t know a woman alive who isn’t courageous.” – Reese Witherspoon
Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love and Baking Biscuits by Reese Witherspoon
“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” – Oprah Winfrey
The Path Made Clear: Discovering Your Life's Direction and Purpose by Oprah Winfrey
“Extremists have shown what frightens them most: A girl with a book.” – Malala Tousafzai
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World by Malala Yousafzai and Patricia McCormick
“I can and I will. Watch me.” – Carrie Green
She Means Business: Turn Your Ideas into Reality and Become a Wildly Successful Entrepreneur by Carrie Green
“Above all, be the heroine of your life. Not the victim.” – Nora Ephron
I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman by Nora Ephron
“Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.” – Stephanie Bennett-Henry
If Only I Could Sleep: A Survivor's Memoir by Stephanie Henry
“There is no force more powerful than a woman determined to rise.” – W.E.B. Dubois
Three African-American Classics: Up from Slavery, The Souls of Black Folk and Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by W. E. B. Du Bois
“Find out who you are and be that person.” – Ellen Degeneres
Seriously ... I'm Kidding by Ellen DeGeneres

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Elisa Schmitz
I just love this, Donna John , thank you. Raising my glass to you on International Women's Day, and every day. xoxo

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