45 Famous Strong Women Quotes


Raising a strong girl is no easy feat in life. There are many ways you can go about encouraging a young girl to become a strong woman in life. Here are some great strong women quotes that are perfect to share with the young women in your life.

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

“A man in the house is worth two on the street.”

“A strong woman builds her own world. She is one who is wise enough to know that it will attract the man she will gladly share it with.”

“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.”

“A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.”

“Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.”

“Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers. You can fill your life up with ideas and still go home lonely. All you really have that really matters are feelings. That’s what music is to me.”

“Blessed be she who is both furious and magnificent.”

“Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences.”

“For mad I may be, but I will never be convenient.”

“I am done looking for love where it doesn’t exist. I am done coughing up dust in attempts to drink from dry wells.”

“I am the blood of the dragon. I must be strong. I must have fire in my eyes when I face them, not tears.”

“I believe in strong women. I believe in the woman who is able to stand up for herself.”

“I have met so many heartbroken men. It’s a catastrophe. Women are easily overcome by the process that happens when a boy falls in love and becomes a man.”

“I want to do is 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.”

“If you don’t like being a doormat then get off the floor.”

“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.”

“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.”

“It is better to be looked over than overlooked.”

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

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”

“No one knows what you have been through or what your pretty little eyes have seen, but I can reassure you ~ whatever you have conquered, it shines through your mind.”

“No woman who had been intimate with a god was easily disturbed.”

“On the left side of a strong woman, stands a strong man; he is strengthened by her character.”

“One likes people much better when they’re battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph.”

“People think at the end of the day that a man is the only answer [to fulfillment]. Actually a job is better for me.”

“Standing in front of him I wipe his liquid from the corner of my mouth and stare deeply.”

“Success breeds confidence.”

“The best protection any woman can have … is courage.”

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”

“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”

“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.”

“We ask justice, we ask equality, we ask that all the civil and political rights that belong to citizens of the United States, be guaranteed to us and our daughters forever.”

“We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.”

“We women talk too much, but even then we don’t tell half what we know.”

“When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.”

“When you lose a couple of times, it makes you realize how difficult it is to win.”

“With the spread of conformity and image-driven superficiality, the allure of an individuated woman in full possession of herself and her powers will prove irresistible.”

“Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses.”

“You move totally away from reality when you believe that there is a legitimate reason to suffer.”

“You’re a lady. It’s written all over you, but the West doesn’t forgive any woman-unless she’s got a man.”

“One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.”

“Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.”

“Woman must not accept; she must challenge.She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her; she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression.”

“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.”

There are many reasons to focus on empowering and encouraging women. Sharing these words of wisdom are just one way to contribute.

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