I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.— Madam C. J. Walker
Uplifting Business Woman quotations
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.
If I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard.
I am not satisfied in making money for myself.
I endeavor to provide employment for hundreds of the women of my race.
Love her but leave her wild.
There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women.
I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South.
From there I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there I promoted myself into the business of manufacturing hair goods and preparations....I have built my own factory on my own ground.
A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman.
But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.
I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.
A lasting relationship with a woman is only possible if you are a business failure.
I just want to be who I am. I think all women go through the belief that they need to be superwoman - that to be successful in any way, and I don't necessarily mean in business or anything, but just to be a successful person, you have to be superwoman.
Failure is not the opposite of success; it's part of success.
The saddest thing for a girl to do is dumb herself down for a guy.
You are indebted to life until you help some less fortunate person, just as you were helped.
Let woman then go on-not asking favors, but claiming as a right the removal of all hindrances to her elevation in the scale of being-let her receive encouragement for the proper cultivation of all her powers, so that she may enter profitably into the active business of life.
Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you're proud to live.
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.
I've always believed that one woman's success can only help another woman's success.
My best successes came on the heels of failures.
In 1989, I started the National Association of Business Women.
We incorporated microfinance and different job training for women. We did a survey, with USAID, that found women lacked training, credit and information.
A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.
Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.
Love is not a business. It's not a transaction. It's not an exchange or something you get for doing something it's not a trade. It's a gift!
In education, in marriage, in religion, in everything, disappointment is the lot of women. It shall be the business of my life to deepen this disappointment in every woman's heart until she bows down to it no longer.
People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.
In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.
Nobody talks of entrepreneurship as survival, but that's exactly what it is and what nurtures creative thinking.
It would be as wise to set up an accomplished lawyer to saw wood as a business as to condemn an educated and sensible woman to spend all her time boiling potatoes and patching old garments. Yet this is the lot of many a one who incessantly stitches and boils and bakes, compelled to thrust back out of sight the aspirations which fill her soul.
Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.
If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.
A charming woman is a busy woman.
You can't shake hands with a closed fist.
Instead of complaining about your circumstances, get busy and create some new ones.
It is a woman's business to get married as soon as possible, and a man's to keep unmarried as long as he can.
Man begins by loving love and ends by loving a woman.
Woman begins by loving a man and ends by loving love.
Don't be intimidated by what you don't know.
Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.
Ensure that you do things differently from everyone else
Unfortunately, modeling takes you with no transition from being a girl to being a business woman
There is no scientific answer for success.
You can't define it. You've simply got to live it and do it.
Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat the well enough so they don't want to.
A woman may be beautiful but have poor character.
A man may be a business genius, making money left and right, but lack common courtesy, sensitivity, and compassion.
A woman decides about her body and her God is her business.
Women who are pro-life can be just a good a Christian as a woman who is pro-choice and vice versa. You can be a good Christian and be pro-life. You can be a good Christian and be pro-choice.
A woman may be a mother, a sister, a business woman, or she may own a business.
Woman do many things, and it is important that we do it with grace and style.
I faced a number of challenges whilst I built Biocon.
Initially, I had credibility challenges where I couldn't get banks to fund me; I couldn't recruit people to work for a woman boss. Even in the businesses where I had to procure raw materials, they didn't want to deal with women.
The soldier's business is to take life.
For that he is paid by the State, eulogized by political charlatans and upheld by public hysteria. But woman's function is to give life, yet neither the State nor politicians nor public opinion have ever made the slightest provision in return for the life woman has given.