113 Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes (Time to Change)

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Empowering Women’s Day Quotes: Voices of Strength

A strong woman stands up for herself. A stronger woman stands up for everyone else. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

A strong woman stands up for herself. A stronger woman stands up for everyone else.

Empower womanempower the human community. The base on which the world stands is a woman.

Empower woman, empower the human community. The base on which the world stands is a woman. Vida Dutton Scudder Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

The empowered woman is powerful beyond measure and beautiful beyond description. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

The empowered woman is powerful beyond measure and beautiful beyond description. Steve Maraboli

A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to createnurtureand transform. 1

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

Well behaved women rarely make history. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

Well-behaved women rarely make history. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Women are the real architects of society.

Women are the real architects of society. Harriet Beecher Stowe

Women are like teabags. We dont know our true strength until we are in hot water. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water. Eleanor Roosevelt

Behind every successful womanthere is herself.

Behind every successful woman, there is herself.

The future is exciting. Lets build a gender balanced world. Everyone has a part to play all the time everywhere. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

The future is exciting. Let’s build a gender-balanced world. Everyone has a part to play—all the time, everywhere. IWD

A girl should be two things who and what she wants.

A girl should be two things: who and what she wants. Coco Chanel

I alone cannot change the worldbut I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples. Mother Teresa

Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.

Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. Marilyn Monroe

Women hold up half the sky. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

Women hold up half the sky. Chinese Proverb

A woman with a voice isby definitiona strong woman.

A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman. Melinda Gates

She believed she couldso she did. 1 Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

She believed she could, so she did. R.S. Grey

The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence.

The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence. Beyoncé

Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world. Hillary Clinton

A woman is like a tea bag you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water. 1

A woman is like a tea bag you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water. Eleanor Roosevelt

You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it.

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt

In the futurethere will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders. Sheryl Sandberg Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

Womenlike menshould try to do the impossibleand when they failtheir failure should be a challenge to others.

Women, like men, should try to do the impossible, and when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others. Amelia Earhart

The question isnt whos going to let me its who is going to stop me.

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

Girls should never be afraid to be smart.

Girls should never be afraid to be smart. Emma Watson

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. Coco Chanel

I do not wish women to have power over menbut over themselves.

I do not wish women to have power over men, but over themselves. Mary Wollstonecraft

A woman in any form shall be celebrated and honoredbe ita sister or a wife or a mother or any other form. Happy Womens Day Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

A woman in any form shall be celebrated and honored, be it, a sister or a wife or a mother or any other form. Happy Women’s Day!

Women’s Rights Quotes: Pioneers of Equality

Empower womenempower the human community. The base on which the world stands is a woman.

Empower women, empower the human community. The base on which the world stands is a woman. Vida Dutton Scudder

Women are made to be lovednot understood. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

Women are made to be loved, not understood. Oscar Wilde

To tell a woman everything she cannot do is to tell her what she can.

To tell a woman everything she cannot do is to tell her what she can. Spanish Proverb

You educate a man you educate a man. You educate a woman you educate a generation. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. Brigham Young

Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.

Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness. Oprah Winfrey

You are the designer of your destiny. You are the author of your story. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

You are the designer of your destiny. You are the author of your story. Lisa Nichols

The best protection any woman can have is courage.

The best protection any woman can have… is courage. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Strong women dont play the victim. Dont make themselves look pitiful. Dont point fingers. They stand and they deal. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

Strong women don’t play the victim. Don’t make themselves look pitiful. Don’t point fingers. They stand and they deal. Mandy Hale

A woman is like a tea bag you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.

A woman is like a tea bag—you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water. Eleanor Roosevelt

Girls can do anything. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

Girls can do anything.

When women support each otherincredible things happen.

When women support each other, incredible things happen.

You can always tell who the strong women are. They are the ones building each other up instead of tearing each other down. 1 Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

You can always tell who the strong women are. They are the ones building each other up instead of tearing each other down.

A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.

A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink. Gina Carey

She remembered who she was and the game changed. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

She remembered who she was and the game changed. Lalah Delia Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

A woman is unstoppable after she realizes she deserves better.

A woman is unstoppable after she realizes she deserves better.

We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced. 1 Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced. Malala Yousafzai

A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to createnurtureand transform.

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

I raise up my voice not so I can shoutbut so that those without a voice can be heard. 1 Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

I raise up my voice—not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard. Malala Yousafzai

There is no limit to what weas womencan accomplish.

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

We need women at all levelsincluding the topto change the dynamicreshape the conversationto make sure womens voices are heard and heedednot overlooked and ignored. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored. Sheryl Sandberg

I am too intelligenttoo demandingand 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. 1

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. Simone de Beauvoir

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they dont have any. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

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

Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.

Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for. Jennifer Lopez

I raise up my voice not so I can shoutbut so that those without a voice can be heard we cannot succeed when half of us are held back. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

I raise up my voice—not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard…we cannot succeed when half of us are held back. Malala Yousafzai

I am not free while any woman is unfreeeven when her shackles are very different from my own. 1

I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own. Audre Lorde

We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced. Malala Yousafzai

I don't want to be labeled as one thing or another. In the past I've had successful relationships with men, and now I'm in this successful relationship with a woman. When it

I don’t want to be labeled as one thing or another. In the past I’ve had successful relationships with men, and now I’m in this successful relationship with a woman. When it comes to love I am totally open. I don’t want to be put into a category, as in ‘I’m this’ or ‘I’m that. Kristen Stewart Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

I would like to be remembered as someone who used whatever talent she had to do her work to the very best of her ability. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

I would like to be remembered as someone who used whatever talent she had to do her work to the very best of her ability. Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Quotes from Inspirational Women: Leading the Change

If you want something saidask a man if you want something doneask a woman.

If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman. Margaret Thatcher

Do not wait for power to be handed to you. Just take it. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

Do not wait for power to be handed to you. Just take it. Roseanne Barr

What’s the greatest lesson a woman should learn That since day one, she’s already had everything she needs within herself. It’s the world that convinced her she did not.

What’s the greatest lesson a woman should learn? That since day one, she’s already had everything she needs within herself. It’s the world that convinced her she did not. Rupi Kaur

I have come to realize making yourself happy is most important. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

I have come to realize making yourself happy is most important.

Never be ashamed of how you feel. You have the right to feel any emotion you wantand do what makes you happy.

Never be ashamed of how you feel. You have the right to feel any emotion you want, and do what makes you happy. Demi Lovato

I raise up my voice not so I can shoutbut so that those without a voice can be heard. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

I raise up my voice-not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard…we cannot succeed when half of us are held back. Malala Yousafza

Never limit yourself because of others limited imagination never limit others because of your own limited imagination.

Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination. Mae Jemison

I am not free while any woman is unfreeeven when her shackles are very different from my own. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own. Audre Lorde Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

A woman is like a tea bag you cant tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.

A woman is like a tea bag you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. Eleanor Roosevelt

The history of all timesand of today especiallyteaches that women will be forgotten if they forget to think about themselves. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

The history of all times, and of today especially, teaches that women will be forgotten if they forget to think about themselves. Louise Otto

Extremists have shown what frightens them most a girl with a book.

Extremists have shown what frightens them most: a girl with a book. Malala Yousafzai

It took me quite a long time to develop a voiceand now that I have itI am not going to be silent. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

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

The only way to deal with this life effectively is to accept itand then you can accept the fact that it is a struggle.

The only way to deal with this life effectively is to accept it, and then you can accept the fact that it is a struggle. Coretta Scott King

I dont want other people to decide who I am. I want to decide that for myself. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

I don’t want other people to decide who I am. I want to decide that for myself. Emma Watson

I raise up my voice not so I can shoutbut so that those without a voice can be heard we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.

I raise up my voice not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard. Malala Yousafzai

The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man's right to his body, or woman Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man’s right to his body, or woman’s right to her soul. Emma Goldman

Equality is not a concept. Its not something we should be striving for. Its a necessity. Equality is like gravity. We need it to stand on this earth as men and women.

Equality is not a concept. It’s not something we should be striving for. It’s a necessity. Equality is like gravity. We need it to stand on this earth as men and women.

Its a necessity. Equality is like gravity. We need it to stand on this earth as men and women. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

It’s a necessity. Equality is like gravity. We need it to stand on this earth as men and women. Joss Whedon

A woman is like a tea bag � you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.

A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water. Eleanor Roosevelt

We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead. Beyoncé Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

I myself have never been able to find out what feminism is I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.

I myself have never been able to find out what feminism is; I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat. Rebecca West

When one door of happiness closesanother opens but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. Helen Keller

Womenif the soul of the nation is to be savedI believe that you must become its soul.

Women, if the soul of the nation is to be saved, I believe that you must become its soul. Coretta Scott King

The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect

The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race. Susan B. Anthony

Feminism isnt about making women strong. Women are already strong. Its about changing the way the world perceives that strength.

Feminism isn’t about making women strong. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength. G.D. Anderson

Womens rights are human rights.

Women’s rights are human rights. Hillary Clinton

I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on Earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet.

I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on Earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet. Susan B. Anthony

Feminism is an entire world view or gestaltnot just a laundry list of womens issues.

Feminism is an entire world view or gestalt, not just a laundry list of women’s issues. Charlotte Bunch

Leadership in Women’s Rights: Influential Quotes

Equality is not a womens issueits a human issue. It affects us all.

Equality is not a women’s issue, it’s a human issue. It affects us all. Joss Whedon

Womens freedom is the sign of social freedom.

Women’s freedom is the sign of social freedom. Maria Montessori

Feminism is not a dirty word. It does not mean you hate men it does not mean you hate girls that have nice legs and a tan, and it does not mean you are a bitch or a dyke

Feminism is not a dirty word. It does not mean you hate men; it does not mean you hate girls that have nice legs and a tan, and it does not mean you are a bitch or a dyke; it means you believe in equality. Kate Nash

Im toughIm ambitiousand I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitchokay.

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

I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women

I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity. Michelle Obama Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

When I dare to be powerfulto use my strength in the service of my visionthen it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.

When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid. Audre Lorde

Each time a woman stands up for herselfshe stands up for all women.

Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women. Maya Angelou

Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down. And trust your instincts good relationships feel good. They feel right. They don�t hurt.

Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down. And trust your instincts — good relationships feel good. They feel right. They don’t hurt. Oprah Winfrey

I really dont think life is about the I could have beens. Life is only about the I tried to do. I dont mind the failurebut I cant imagine that Id forgive myself if I didnt try.

I really don’t think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don’t mind the failure, but I can’t imagine that I’d forgive myself if I didn’t try. Nikki Giovanni

I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept.

I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept. Angela Davis

Women belong in all places where decisions are being made.

Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. Ruth Bader Ginsburg

There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women.

There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women. Kofi Annan

A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.

A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men. Gloria Steinem

No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.

No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.

Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.

Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use. Ruth Gordon

Well behaved women seldom make history.

Well-behaved women seldom make history. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Women are leaders everywhere you look from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built

Women are leaders everywhere you look — from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes. Nancy Pelosi

Im not a one in a million kind of girl. Im a once in a lifetime kind of woman.

I’m not a one in a million kind of girl.  I’m a once in a lifetime kind of woman.

You can always tell who the strong women are. They are the ones building each other up instead of tearing each other down.

You can always tell who the strong women are. They are the ones building each other up instead of tearing each other down. Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

She believed she couldso she did.

She believed she could, so she did.

Dont let anyone tell you youre weak because youre a woman.

Don’t let anyone tell you you’re weak because you’re a woman. Mary Kom

Though she be but littleshe is fierce.

Though she be but little, she is fierce. William Shakespeare

A strong woman looks a challenge in the eye and gives it a wink.

A strong woman looks a challenge in the eye and gives it a wink.

We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so

We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free. Kavita Ramdas

She was powerfulnot because she wasnt scaredbut because she went on so strongly despite the fear.

She was powerful, not because she wasn’t scared, but because she went on so strongly despite the fear. Atticus

Heres to strong women. May we know themmay we be themmay we raise them.

Here’s to strong women. May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.

A charming woman doesnt follow the crowd. She is herself.

A charming woman doesn’t follow the crowd. She is herself. Loretta Young

Above allbe the heroine of your lifenot the victim.

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

She stood in the stormand when the wind did not blow her wayshe adjusted her sails.

She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails. Elizabeth Edwards Inspirational Happy Womens Day Quotes

Trailblazers in Time: Women’s Impact Through History

In the intricate tapestry of human history, the contributions of women have been both profound and transformative, shaping the trajectory of societies across the globe. This journey through time, an exploration of pivotal moments in women’s history, serves as a testament to the resilience, strength, and unwavering spirit that women have demonstrated throughout the ages.

Early Triumphs:

The timeline begins with ancient civilizations where formidable women like Cleopatra and Hatshepsut ruled Egypt with unparalleled grace and intellect. Fast-forward to the Middle Ages, and the indomitable Joan of Arc emerges, leading armies and challenging gender norms.

The Suffragette Struggle:

As the world hurtled into the 19th century, the suffragette movement gained momentum. In 1848, the Seneca Falls Convention marked the birth of the women’s rights movement, crystallizing the demand for voting rights. The relentless efforts of suffragettes like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton paved the way for the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920, a historic leap toward equality.

World Wars and the Rosie Riveters:

The 20th century witnessed women stepping into new roles during wartime. Rosie the Riveter became an icon of female strength and capability during World War II, challenging traditional gender roles as women took on jobs traditionally held by men. This era catalyzed a seismic shift in societal perceptions of women’s capabilities.

Breaking Barriers in Science:

The mid-20th century saw groundbreaking achievements by women in science. Rosalind Franklin‘s crucial role in uncovering the structure of DNA, and Marie Curie’s pioneering work in radioactivity, shattered the glass ceiling in male-dominated fields, inspiring generations of women to pursue careers in science.

Space Pioneers:

The 1960s witnessed women like Valentina Tereshkova and Sally Ride venturing beyond Earth’s atmosphere, marking a giant leap for womankind in space exploration. Their journeys transcended boundaries, demonstrating that the sky was no limit for women with dreams as vast as the cosmos.

Contemporary Icons:

In recent decades, luminaries like Malala Yousafzai have advocated for education rights, becoming a global symbol of courage. Meanwhile, women like Angela Merkel and Jacinda Ardern have ascended to leadership positions, challenging stereotypes and reshaping political landscapes.

This journey through the annals of time illuminates the perseverance and triumphs of women who defied societal norms, shattered ceilings, and sculpted a world where gender equality is not just a dream but an evolving reality. As we reflect on these moments, we are reminded that the road to equality is paved by the incredible women who dared to rewrite history’s narrative.

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