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Women quotesMen are from Mars and women are from Venus. Here you will find many great woman quotes. These quotes comes from famous women that have made our world a better place to live. Some of them have been inspiring and motivating for many, some of them have been leaders and may have to take some tough choices. No matter what, these quotes are trully amazing.

  • “A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done.” – Marge Piercy
  • “Whatever a woman’s reason may say, her feelings tell her the truth”. – Stefan Zweig
  • “I choose to make the rest of my life the best of my life.” – Louise Hay
  • “Drama is very important in life: You have to come on with a bang. You never want to go out with a whimper.” – Julia Child
  • “If I stop to kick every barking dog I am not going to get where I’m going.” – Jackie Joyner-Kersee



  • “If your home environment is good and peaceful and easy, your life is better and easier.” – Lori Greiner
  • “And yet women – good women – frightened me because they eventually wanted your soul, and what was left of mine, I wanted to keep”. – Charles Bukowski
  • “In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” – Coco Chanel
  • “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.” – Helen Keller
  • “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand
  • “I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others”. – Amelia Earhart
  • “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” – Mother Teresa
  • “You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness.” – Diane von Furstenberg
  • “Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you.” – Hillary Clinton
  • Enjoy these Women quotes

  • “There are only three things to be done with a woman. You can love her, suffer for her, or turn her into literature”. – Henry Miller
  • “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” – Audre Lorde
  • “I was smart enough to go through any door that opened.” – Joan Rivers
  • “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men”. – Joseph Conrad
  • “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” – Malala Yousafzai
  • “Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • “As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot”. – John Lennon
  • “Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” – Nora Ephron
  • “I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.” – Estée Lauder
  • “It’s one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.” – Maya Angelou
  • Women kill me. They really do. I don’t mean I’m oversexed or anything like that – although I am quite sexy. I just like them, I mean. They’re always leaving their goddam bags out in the middle of the aisle. – J.D. Salinger
  • “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” – Simone de Beauvoir
  • “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” – Amelia Earhart
  • “If you’re not making some notable mistakes along the way, you’re certainly not taking enough business and career chances.” – Sallie Krawcheck
  • “The only way a woman can ever reform a man is by boring him so completely that he loses all possible interest in life”. – Oscar Wilde
  • “Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.” – Jennifer Lopez
  • “The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves.” – Barbara Corcoran
  • “When you feel copied, remember that people can only go where you have already been, they have no idea where you are going next.” – Liz Lange
  • “Be not ashamed women, … You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul”. – Walt Whitman
  • “You can’t please everyone, and you can’t make everyone like you.” – Katie Couric



  • “You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.” – Shonda Rhimes
  • “No one changes the world who isn’t obsessed.” – Billie Jean King
  • “Why are women… so much more interesting to men than men are to women?” – Virginia Woolf
  • “Hold your head and your standards high even as people or circumstances try to pull you down.” – Tory Johnson
  • “I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” – Lucille Ball
  • “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” – Audrey Hepburn
  • “An elegant woman is a woman who despises you and has no hair under her arms”. – Salvador Dalí
  • “Normal is not something to aspire to, it’s something to get away from.” – Jodie Foster
  • “I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say ‘yes, women can.’” – Dilma Rousseff
  • “I am always busy, which is perhaps the chief reason why I am always well.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • “I like intelligent women. When you go out, it shouldn’t be a staring contest”. – Frank Sinatra
  • “I learned a long time ago that there is something worse than missing the goal, and that’s not pulling the trigger.” – Mia Hamm
  • “Beware of monotony; it’s the mother of all the deadly sins.” – Edith Wharton
  • “When I’m hungry, I eat. When I’m thirsty, I drink. When I feel like saying something, I say it.” – Madonna
  • “The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing – and then marry him”. – Cher
  • “Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it.” – Brene Brown
  • “If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.” – Erica Jong
  • “I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.” – Arianna Huffington
  • “In love, women are professionals, men are amateurs”. – Francois Truffaut
  • “If you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner.” – Cher
  • “The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice.” – Peggy O’Mara
  • “If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is.” – Angelina Jolie
  • “Women think with their whole bodies and they see things as a whole more than men do”. – Dorothy Day
  • “Everyone shines, given the right lighting.” – Susan Cain
  • “You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe.” – Leymah Gbowee
  • “If you’re someone people count on, particularly in difficult moments, that’s a sign of a life lived honorably.” – Rachel Maddow
  • More of the Women quotes

  • “Women must tell men always that they are the strong ones. They are the big, the strong, the wonderful. In truth, women are the strong ones. It is just my opinion, I am not a professor”. – Coco Chanel
  • “You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.” – Tina Fey
  • “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” – Dolly Parton
  • “If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.” – Margaret Thatcher



  • “I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves”. – Mary Wollstonecraft
  • “The challenge is not to be perfect…it’s to be whole.” – Jane Fonda
  • “If you think taking care of yourself is selfish, change your mind. If you don’t, you’re simply ducking your responsibilities.” – Ann Richards
  • “Don’t look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance.” – Anne Lamott
  • “Why is it men are permitted to be obsessed about their work, but women are only permitted to be obsessed about men”? – Barbra Streisand
  • “There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.” – Indira Gandhi
  • “You can’t give up! If you give up, you’re like everybody else.” – Chris Evert
  • “All careers go up and down like friendships, like marriages, like anything else, and you can’t bat a thousand all the time.” – Julie Andrews
  • “Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies”. – Arthur Schopenhauer
  • “If somebody can do something 80 percent as good as you think you would have done it yourself, then you’ve got to let it go.” – Sara Blakely
  • “No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as good to the soul as the truth.” – Martha Beck
  • “This journey has always been about reaching your own other shore no matter what it is, and that dream continues.” – Diana Nyad
  • “If women didn’t exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning”. – Aristotle Onassis
  • “Done is better than perfect.” – Sheryl Sandberg
  • “You have trust in what you think. If you splinter yourself and try to please everyone, you can’t.” – Annie Leibovitz
  • “Women are made to be loved, not understood”. – Oscar Wilde
  • “If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.” – Princess Diana
  • “One of the secrets to staying young is to always do things you don’t know how to do, to keep learning.” – Ruth Reichl
  • “We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.” – J.K. Rowling
  • “Women are frightening. If you get to 41 as a man, you’re quite battle-scarred”. – Hugh Grant
  • “When you’re through changing, you’re through.” – Martha Stewart
  • “Look your best – who said love is blind?” – Mae West
  • “We need to start work with the idea that we’re going to learn every day. I learn, even at my position, every single day.” – Chanda Kochhar
  • “The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it all the time… love lavished on absolute fools. Love’s a charity ward, you know”. – Lawrence Durrell
  • “Cherish forever what makes you unique, cuz you’re really a yawn if it goes.” – Bette Midler
  • “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
  • “Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” – Rachel Zoe
  • “Women in particular need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we’re scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don’t have a lot of time to take care of ourselves. We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own “to do” list”. – Michelle Obama
  • “Dying seems less sad than having lived too little.” – Gloria Steinem
  • “Don’t take too much credit for your children or too much blame!” – Debora Spar



  • “When I believe in something, I’m like a dog with a bone.” – Melissa McCarthy
  • “I don’t hate women – they just sometimes make me mad”. – Eminem
  • “Women asking for raises should not only know their value, but they should ask with the confidence that they’re helping the company to be successful.” – Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
  • “Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.” – Oprah Winfrey
  • “Whenever you are blue or lonely or stricken by some humiliating thing you did, the cure and the hope is in caring about other people.” – Diane Sawyer
  • “It is past time for women to take their rightful place, side by side with men, in the rooms where the fates of peoples, where their children’s and grandchildren’s fates, are decided”. – Hillary Clinton
  • “I need to listen well so that I hear what is not said.” – Thuli Madonsela
  • “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall
  • “I try to live in a little bit of my own joy and not let people steal it or take it.” – Hoda Kotb
  • “There are only two types of women — goddesses and doormats”. – Pablo Picasso
  • The last 15 Women quotes

  • “It’s not the absence of fear, it’s overcoming it. Sometimes you’ve got to blast through and have faith.” – Emma Watson
  • “I firmly believe you never should spend your time being the former anything.” – Condoleezza Rice
  • “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anaïs Nin
  • “All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women”. – Voltaire
  • “When I’m tired, I rest. I say, ‘I can’t be a superwoman today.’” – Jada Pinkett Smith
  • “I may be wearing makeup, but I can throw a fastball by you at the same time.” – Jennie Finch
  • “Don’t live life in the past lane.” – Samantha Ettus
  • “If women ran the world we wouldn’t have wars, just intense negotiations every 28 days”. – Robin Williams
  • “Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.” – Harper Lee
  • “A good compromise is one where everybody makes a contribution.” – Angela Merkel
  • “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” – Katharine Hepburn
  • “The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it”. – Roseanne Barr
  • “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Maya Angelou
  • “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will”. – Charlotte Brontë
  • “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin




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