70 Beautiful & Inspirational Quotes for Women

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Keep a positive outlook on life with these inspirational quotes for women. Whether it’s you or someone else who needs some motivation, we’ve got you covered!

Be it for a big, life-changing event such as starting a new job or taking an important exam, to simply celebrating the strong woman in your life or encouraging your female friend with an uplifting daily inspirational quote, our selection is sure to inspire and delight.

Strong Women Quotes

Strong female empowerment quotes about women, by women. Draw inspiration from these powerful wise words from the most confident, most fabulous famous women.

Strong Women Quotes

I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.

- Frida Kahlo

“A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.”

– Melinda Gates

“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.”

- Estée Lauder

Strong Women Quotes

I am my own woman.

- Evita Peron

“The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.”

– Roseanne Barr

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt

Strong Women Quotes

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

– Coco Chanel

“I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life - and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.”

- Georgia O'Keeffe

It may be the cock that crows, but it is the hen that lays the eggs.

- Margaret Thatcher

Daily Inspirational Quotes for Women

Every day is Women’s Day with our sweet selection of daily quotes full of inspiration and hope.

Daily Inspirational Quotes for Women

Do more of the things that bring you happiness.

“If we try, we may still fail. But if we do not try, we cannot possibly succeed.”
— Christine Milne

Seize the moment and make today great!

"Hope is the most exciting thing there is in life."

— Mandy Moore

Daily Inspirational Quotes for Women

In life, there is no such thing as impossible; it's always possible.

- Venus Williams

Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.

- Rosa Parks

Out of all the strong women I know, you’re by far the strongest.

“There’s a moment where you have to choose whether to be silent or to stand up.”
— Malala Yousafzai

Daily Inspirational Quotes for Women

I am my own muse, the subject I know best.

- Frida Kahlo

You only ever fail when you stop trying.

“Inspiration does exist, but it must find you working.”

— Picasso

Don't let anyone tell you that you're not good enough.

Daily Inspirational Quotes for Women

“Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.”

— Dalai Lama

One who is persistent will excel.

- Venus Williams

You’ve got this, girl.

“Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too.”

— Isabel Allende

Daily Inspirational Quotes for Women

“Don't look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance.”

― Anne Lamott

“The only one who can tell you “you can’t win” is you and you don’t have to listen.”

— Jessica Ennis

“The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.”


Daily Inspirational Quotes for Women

“She was one of the rare ones, so effortlessly herself, and the world loved her for it.”

— Harper Lee

“I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.”

— Lucille Ball

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.

- Maya Angelou

Daily Inspirational Quotes for Women

“If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain!”

– Dolly Parton

If anyone can do it, it’s you, girl.

"A wise woman wishes to be no one's enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone's victim."
— Maya Angelou

Daily Inspirational Quotes for Women

"She was powerful not because she wasn't scared but because she went on despite the fear."
— Atticus

Motivational Quotes for Women

These encouraging and uplifting quotes offer words of encouragement for women everywhere!

Motivational Quotes for Women

Be the most beautiful version of yourself, today and every day.

“You must do the things you think you cannot do.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!”
— Audrey Hepburn

Motivational Quotes for Women

You are surrounded by love and support. Believe in yourself like others believe in you.

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.”
— Helen Keller

“Don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong.”
— Ella Fitzgerald

Motivational Quotes for Women

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

“Whoever is happy will make others happy too.”
— Anne Frank

“Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.”
— Unknown

“Believe in yourself when no one else does - that makes you a winner right there.”
— Venus Williams

“How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.”
— Anais Nin

Motivational Quotes for Women

A woman should be like a single flower, not a whole bouquet.

- Anna Held

“Women are the real architects of society.”
— Cher

In life, you get out what you put in. It's all about effort, dedication and hard work.

Don’t wait for the storm to pass. Jump in head first and show them who’s boss. #strongwomen #bossgirl

Live life with an open heart and let your emotions in. It’s okay to be vulnerable and wear your heart on your sleeve.

Empowering Women Quotes for Instagram

These quotes for strong and inspirational women have been carefully curated to provide a cute yet powerful caption to your social media images. They work great as a short social media bio status, too!

Empowering Women Quotes

Be the heroine of your own story.

Strong women empower other women.

Women have the power to change the world.

You are strong. You are capable. You are enough. Don’t let anyone ever tell you otherwise.

Empowering Women Quotes

Girls, we are strong. We are courageous. We are fierce and proud.

If I’m a strong woman, it’s because an even stronger woman raised me 💕

The only limit in life is your mindset. You can achieve anything you put your mind to.

Empowering Women Quotes

Positivity, loving energy, and good vibes.

You can't forget your mistakes, but you can learn from them.

Classy, confident, and strong.

There are no shortcuts to happiness. If you think you have one, someone else probably does too.

It doesn’t matter what other people think of you. It’s your life, live it how you want. #liveyourbestlife #livelovelaugh

Success and happiness come in many shapes and forms and vary by person. Don’t measure yours by others.

I’m blessed to know
A good woman like you
So beautifully strong
And incredibly wise, too.

Not everything in life comes easily. But if it’s special and important to you, then it’s worth working for.

“Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.” - Oscar Wilde