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International Women’s Day – Empowering Quotes from Inspirational Women

Happy International Women’s Day Day! To celebrate this day dedicated to women we’ve put together some badass quotes to motivate you today and everyday. From Michelle Obama to Maya Angelou and even Beyonce, here are some of the ultimate inspirational quotes to make you feel good about being a woman.

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Hillary Clinton “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”

Leymah Gbowee “You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe”.

Gloria Allred “There are some people who still feel threatened by strong women. That’s their problem. It’s not mine”.

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world”.

Eva Perón “One cannot accomplish anything without fanaticism”.

Diane Von Furstenberg “Don’t blame your parents, don’t blame your boyfriend, don’t blame the weather. Accept the reality, embrace the challenge, and deal with it. Be in charge of your own life. Turn negatives into positives and be proud to be a woman”.

Simone de Beauvoir “I am too intelligent, too demanding, and too resourceful for anyone to be able to take charge of me entirely. No one knows me or loves me completely. I have only myself”.

“You must do the things you think you cannot do”.

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams”.

Madonna “I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay”.

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

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

“I’m a human being and I fall in love and sometimes I don’t have control of every situation”.

“The more successful I become, the more I need a man”.

Maya Angelou “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”.

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel”.

Michelle Obama “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish”.

I never cut class. I loved getting A’s, I liked being smart. I liked being on time. I thought being smart is cooler than anything in the world.

Gloria Steinem “Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry”.

“Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning”.

Margaret Thatcher “In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman”.

“Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t”.

Oprah Winfrey “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness”.

Emma Stone “What sets you apart can sometimes feel like a burden, and it’s not. And a lot of the time, it’s what makes you great. So, I kind of sound like I live in a van down by the river right now”.

Sophia Amoruso “No matter where you are in life, you’ll save a lot of time by not worrying too much about what other people think about you. The earlier in your life that you can learn that, the easier the rest of it will be”.