quote by Marie Curie

We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves.

— Marie Curie

Pleasurable Empowerment quotations

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.

Do not die in the history of your past hurts and past experiences, but live in the now and future of your destiny.

A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.

I continue to dream and pray about a revival of holiness in our day that moves forth in mission and creates authentic community in which each person can be unleashed through the empowerment of the Spirit to fulfill God's creational intentions.


It is unthinkable that a national government which represents women should ignore the issue of the right of all women to political freedom.

Cleanliness & good sanitation in schools is a matter of high importance.

Whatever happens, I will not let my cheerfulness be disturbed.

Being unhappy won't get me anywhere and will dissipate all my goodness. Why be unhappy about something if you can change it? And if you can't, how will being unhappy help?

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

If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.


The ultimate is not to win, but to reach within the depths of your capabilities and to compete against yourself to the greatest extent possible. When you do that, you have dignity. You have the pride. You can walk about with character and pride no matter in what place you happen to finish.

There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women.

I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.

People must not only hear about the kingdom of GOD, but must see it in actual operation, on a small scale perhaps and in imperfect form, but a real demonstration nevertheless.

I just think it's good to be confident. If I'm not on my team why should anybody else be?


To the Muslim woman, the hijab provides a sense of empowerment.

It is a personal decision to dress modestly according to the command of a genderless Creator; to assert pride in self, and embrace one's faith openly, with independence and courageous conviction.

Never be afraid to tread the path alone.

Know which is your path and follow it wherever it may lead you; do not feel you have to follow in someone else's footsteps.

Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment.

Never dull your shine for somebody else.

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.

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.

The empowerment of black women constitutes the empowerment of our entire community.

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.


You cannot wait for someone to save you, to help you, to complete you.

No one can complete you. You complete yourself.

Work hard at your job and you can make a living. Work hard on yourself and you can make a fortune.

Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do.

A leader has to be one of two things: he either has to be a brilliant visionary himself, a truly creative strategist, in which case he can do what he likes and get away with it; or else he has to be a true empowerer who can bring out the best in others.

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


The Ego, however, is not who you really are.

The ego is your self-image; it is your social mask; it is the role you are playing. Your social mask thrives on approval. It wants control, and it is sustained by power, because it lives in fear.

Birds fly over the rainbow. Why then, oh, why can't I?

Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth.

.. these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women's empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.

Feminism means revolution and I am a revolutionist.

Wherever you find a great man, you will find a great mother or a great wife standing behind him -- or so they used to say. It would be interesting to know how many great women have had great fathers and husbands behind them.

famous quotes