Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.— Mae Jemison
Tremendous Empowering Female quotations
The best protection any woman can have... is courage.
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.
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.
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do.
We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.
My best successes came on the heels of failures.
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.
I can't think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.
I always wanted to be a femme fatale.
Even when I was a young girl, I never really wanted to be a girl. I wanted to be a woman.
I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint
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.
Whatever you do, be different. If you're different, you will stand out.
A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.
You are more powerful than you think.
Most companies target women as end users, but few are effectively utilizing female employees when it comes to innovating for female consumers. When women are empowered in the design and innovation process, the likelihood of success in the marketplace improves by 144%!
I want to live darkly and richly in my femaleness.
The best way to succeed is to discover what you love and find a way to offer it to others.
I wish we had more female writers. Most of the female characters you see in films today are ‘the poor heartbroken girl.’ That’s why I’m so proud of the Fast movies. I feel like Giselle is an empowering woman.
Women have always been the strong ones of the world.
You can go as far as your mind lets you.
Don't be intimidated by what you don't know.
Ensure that you do things differently from everyone else
I might have a little bit of cellulite.
I might not be toned everywhere. I might struggle in this area or that. But accepting that just empowers me.
If you can't go straight ahead, you go around the corner.
I've never met a woman who is not strong, but sometimes they don't let it out.
Then there's a tragedy, and then all of a sudden that strength comes. My message is let the strength come out before the tragedy.
I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want.
Woman must not accept; she must challenge.
I can't stand [female] characters that are not empowered in a certain way, or at least don't come to a conclusion at the end of the movie where they find empowerment in themselves.
What if more women, mothers, gave birth as an ecstatic celebration of female sexuality? Mothers who do will often declare, "Now I can do anything!" What would the world look like if half of our population felt empowered to make a difference with their lives?
A man's got to do what a man's got to do.
Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked 'female'
You know I have never met a woman who is not strong. They don't exist.
As a Goodwill Ambassador for YouthAIDS, I've learned that the face of AIDS is increasingly young and female. By educating young people and empowering them to make the right choices we can stop the spread of HIV/AIDS
I think the female first-person is still dismissed, demonized, especially if the book does not end on an empowering note, especially if the main character is perceived as unlikeable, or too privileged.