Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.— Maya Angelou
Special Phenomenal 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.
You don't need another person, place or thing to make you whole.
God already did that. Your job is to know it.
Forgiveness. It's one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody. You are relieved of carrying that burden of resentment. You really are lighter. You feel lighter. You just drop that.
Love her but leave her wild.
Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size But when I start to tell them, They think I'm telling lies. I say, It's in the reach of my arms The span of my hips, The stride of my step, The curl of my lips. I'm a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That's me.
I believed that there was a God because I was told it by my grandmother and later by other adults. But when I found that I knew not only that there was God but that I was a child of God, when I understood that, when I comprehended that, more than that, when I internalized that, ingested that, I became courageous.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive
I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Be certain that you do not die without having done something wonderful for humanity.
The saddest thing for a girl to do is dumb herself down for a guy.
I know why the caged bird sings.
I am a Woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal Woman, that's me.
A woman who is convinced that she deserves to accept only the best challenges herself to give the best. Then she is living phenomenally.
A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.
Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God.
It’s the fire in my eyes, And the flash of my teeth, The swing in my waist, And the joy in my feet. I’m a woman Phenomenally.
I love "Phenomenal Woman." The experiences she had of being African American in the U.S. - that itself is a task. I appreciate the hardships Maya Angelou went through for our generation. I'm super influenced by the black people that paved the way for us.
A strong man can handle a strong woman. A weak man will say she has an attitude.
Don't bring negative to my door.
The best candy shop a child can be left alone in, is the library
Welcome to my world! I've been through it all, and I often pinch myself to believe my luck. I design jewlery, create cosmetics, perform comedy, act, lecture, write books, travel, have a fabulous daughter, and a phenomenal grandson-and I feel I'm the luckiest woman on the planet.
A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.
Let choice whisper in your ear and love murmur in your heart. Be ready. Here comes life.
Let the brain go to work, let it meet the heart and you will be able to forgive.
The desire to reach hearts is wise
A wise woman recognizes when her life is out of balance and summons the courage to act to correct it.
Thank you, always say thank you; it's the greatest gift you can give someone; because thank you is what you say to God.
I don't trust people who don't use profanity.
This is what I am learning, at 82 years old: the main thing is to be in love with the search for truth.
Woman are meant to be loved, not to be understood.
Life is going to give you just what you put in it.
Put your whole heart in everything you do, and pray, then you can wait.
My grandmother was this unbelievably smart, phenomenally cool woman and [soap operas] were just always on in her house. I just realized that I live in a soap opera, and it's awesome.
It's in the click of my heels, The bend of my hair, the palm of my hand, The need of my care, 'Cause I'm a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That's me.
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.
No human being can be more human than another human being. I liberate you from my ignorance.
Each child belongs to all of us and they will bring us a tomorrow in direct relation to the responsibility we have shown to them.
But since doing the film ["The Invisible Woman"] I've really learned to appreciate [Charles Dickens], he's phenomenal. "Great Expectations" would be one of my favorites.
A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
One of the brightest lights of our time-a brilliant writer, a fierce friend, and a truly phenomenal woman.
I am a woman phenomenally, phenomenal woman that is your grandmother, that is your mother, that is your sister, that is you and that is me.
Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
I walk into a room Just as cool as you please, And to a man, The fellows stand or Fall down on their knees.
I think Hillary Clinton is a phenomenal woman, and I've gotten to know her, and I think she's made some pretty major contributions over the course of her life.