March 28, 2023
Feminist quotes for all women

Inspirational quotes for women that will raise you up

I believe every woman needs some encouragement every once in a while. I have put together some amazing quotes that will keep pushing you.

A woman is like a teabag, you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water – Eleanor Roosevelt

Keep your heels, head and STANDARDS high –  Coco Channel

Keep going until you are proud

Always, always be your own kind of beautiful

“I have chosen to no longer be apologetic for my femaleness and my femininity. And I want to be respected in all of my femaleness because I deserve to be.” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, We Should All Be Feminists

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.”

Maya Angelou 

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” —Nora Ephron

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 Rodham Clinton

“Don’t let anyone speak for you, and don’t rely on others to fight for you.” – Michelle Obama

“You had the power all along my dear.”

Glinda the Good Witch in The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

“And really, how insulting is it that to suggest that the best thing women can do is raise other people to do incredible things? I’m betting some of those women would like to do great things of their own.”

Jessica Valenti, Why Have Kids?

Nothing I accept about myself can be used against me to diminish me.”

Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches 

“I like being present in spaces where I am not welcome because you do not deserve to feel comfortable just because you’re racist or sexist or small-minded.”

Scaachi Koul, One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter 

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will, which I now exert to leave you.”

Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre

“The trouble was, I hated the idea of serving men in any way. I wanted to dictate my own thrilling letters.”

Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.”
Jane Austen, Persuasion

You should never be surprised when someone treats you with respect. You should expect it.”
Sarah Dessen, Keeping the Moon

Don’t let the bastards grind you down.”
Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale

Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women. – Maya Angelou

Life is not a competition between men and women. It is a collaboration. – David Alejandro Fearnhead

Teach her that the idea of ‘gender roles’ is absolute nonsense. Do not ever tell her that she should or should not do something because she is a girl. ‘Because you are a girl’ is never reason for anything. Ever. – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

You deserve to be here. You deserve to exist. You deserve to take up space in this world of men. – MacKenzi Lee

I’m not going to LIMIT myself just because people won’t accept the fact that I can do something else. – Dolly Parton

My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant to be your own person, be INDEPENDENT. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The emerging woman … will be strong-minded, strong-hearted, strong-souled, and strong-bodied … strength and beauty must go together. – Louisa May Alcott

Vanessa Chebet

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