Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.— Mae Jemison
Most Powerful Empowered quotations
My body is very different from most of the dancers I dance with.
My hair is different than most I dance with. But I didn't let that stop me. Black girls rock and can be ballerinas.
Leadership is about setting a direction.
It's about creating a vision, empowering and inspiring people to want to achieve the vision, and enabling them to do so with energy and speed through an effective strategy. In its most basic sense, leadership is about mobilizing a group of people to jump into a better future.
We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves.
You have to really believe not only in yourself;
you have to believe that the world is actually worth your sacrifices.
You cannot protect the environment unless you empower people, you inform them, and you help them understand that these resources are their own, that they must protect them.
Where globalization means, as it so often does, that the rich and powerful now have new means to further enrich and empower themselves at the cost of the poorer and weaker, we have a responsibility to protest in the name of universal freedom.
Empowering women is key to building a future we want
I'm not the average girl from your video and I ain't built like a supermodel but I learned to love myself unconditionally because i am a queen
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.
In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
Love alone is the only reasonable activity or pursuit of humankind.
...Fo r Love not only annihilates our fear of meaninglessness but empowers us to seek the happiness of others. And this indeed is our greatest happiness.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves.
...there is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women.
Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.
The size of your dreams must always exceed your current capacity to achieve them. If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.
Most of us were taught that God would love us if and when we change.
In fact, God loves you so that you can change. What empowers change, what makes you desirous of change is the experience of love. It is that inherent experience of love that becomes the engine of change.
I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.
Nikah is a contract that transfers responsibilities.
Therefore know the man you're thinking of marrying, and be sure that he is able to take care of you, more than your dad did. Islam empowers women with honor and dignity. Don't settle for anything less.
Divide and conquer must become define and empower.
Extremists have shown what frightens them most. A girl with a book.
I wish for everyone to help create a strong, sustainable movement to educate every child about food, inspire families to cook again and empower people everywhere to fight obesity.
Never dull your shine for somebody else.
May God remind us daily-no matter what kind of obstacles we face-that we are loved and empowered by the One who brought the universe into existence with the mere sound of His voice. Nothing is impossible for Him.
If there is anything I would like to be remembered for it is that I helped people understand that leadership is helping other people grow and succeed. To repeat myself, leadership is not just about you. It's about them
The best protection any woman can have... is courage.
Humility does not mean you think less of yourself. It means you think of yourself less.
We are all one family in the world. Building a community that empowers everyone to attain their full potential through each of us respecting each other's dignity, rights and responsibilities makes the world a better place to live.
Any realistic vision of change must be based on the notion of empowerment of people.
Of course I am not worried about intimidating men.
The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in.
Knowing how to think empowers you far beyond those who know only what to think.
I tell my students, 'When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. This is not just a grab-bag candy game.
I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.
When you're anointed, you become blessed of God such that everything you touch or do prospers. To be "blessed" means to be empowered to prosper.
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.