Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.— Mae Jemison
Cheerful Inspirational Strong Women quotations
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
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.
A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman.
But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started
I learned to always take on things I'd never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
The best protection any woman can have... is courage.
Strong women wear their pain like stilettos.
No matter how much it hurts, all you see is the beauty of it.
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.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who has never owned a car.
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do.
Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
There's nothing wrong with being afraid.
It's not the absence of fear, it's overcoming it. Sometimes you've got to blast through and have faith.
Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.
You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Whatever you do, be different - that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can't think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you're different, you will stand out.
Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, now that is true strength.
I long to speak out the intense inspiration that comes to me from the lives of strong women.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
If you can't love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?
A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life, to be thankful for a good one.
You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
My best successes came on the heels of failures.
I can't think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.
You don't have to play masculine to be a strong woman.
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.
I’ve often thought it unfair that women are expected to stay at home when there’s a fight to be won. If a woman has the strength to bear a child, she can swing a sword as well as any man.
Better to be strong than pretty and useless.
...Respecting the woman as an important and valuable human being and making certain that the woman's experience while giving birth is fulfilling and empowering is not just a nice extra, it is absolutely essential as it makes the woman strong and therefore makes society strong.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
Growth and comfort do not coexist.
If you want something done, ask a busy person.
If you don't risk anything you risk everything
The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.
To all girls with butts, boobs, hips and a waist, put on a bikini - put it on and stay strong.
Every time I fail I assume I will be a stronger person for it.
If you look at what you have in life, you'll always have more.
If you look at what you don't have in life, you'll never have enough.
Whatever you do, be different. If you're different, you will stand out.
If I stop to kick every barking dog I am not going to get where I'm going.