It doesn't matter how strong your opinions are. If you don't use your power for positive change, you are, indeed, part of the problem.— Coretta Scott King
Interesting Powerful Women quotations
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
In my view, all that is necessary for faith is the belief that by doing our best we shall succeed in our aims: the improvement of mankind.
You must make women count as much as men;
you must have an equal standard of morals; and the only way to enforce that is through giving women political power so that you can get that equal moral standard registered in the laws of the country. It is the only way.
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
I am convinced that the women of the world, united without any regard for national or racial dimensions, can become a most powerful force for international peace and brotherhood.
There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women.
I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.
Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.
Humans are allergic to change. They love to say, 'We've always done it this way.' I try to fight that. That's why I have a clock on my wall that runs counter-clockwise.
As long as women are using class or race power to dominate other women, feminist sisterhood cannot be fully realized.
It irritates me to be told how things have always been done.
I defy the tyranny of precedent. I cannot afford the luxury of a closed mind.
Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.
In my world, a woman was the most powerful thing that I knew.
Still is. A woman made the money in my house; a woman made my food. A woman beat my ass when I wasn't a good kid. Women were behind a lot of what spurred South Africa toward democracy.
When a man denies the power of women, he is denying his own subconscious.
There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women.
Calm is a super power.
I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.
Is it not the interest of the human race, that every one should be so taught and placed, that he would find his highest enjoyment to arise from the continued practice of doing all in his power to promote the well-being, and happiness, of every man, woman, and child, without regard to their class, sect, party, country or colour
I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.
When the power of love overtakes the love of power, the world will know peace.
It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less
Humanizing birth means understanding that the woman giving birth is a human being, not a machine and not just a container for making babies. Showing women-half of all people-that they are inferior and inadequate by taking away their power to give birth is a tragedy for all society.
All women are goddesses, and it's just a matter of letting that goddess-power shine - and if you don't try to be the biggest and baddest damn goddess you can be, you are selling yourself short.
Your past is just a story, and once you realise this, It has not power over you.
A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman.
But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.
When I was growing up, all the women in my house were using needles.
I've always had a fascination with the needle, the magic power of the needle. The needle is used to repair damage. It's a claim to forgiveness. It is never aggressive, it's not a pin.
Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they dont have any.
Three things ruin a man: power, money, and women.
I never wanted power. I never had any money, and the only woman in my life is up at the house right now.
I learned to always take on things I'd never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.
I think women are very powerful and I think we're more powerful together than separated.
If you want to test a man’s character give him power.
Money is the great power today. Men sell their souls for it. Women sell their bodies for it. Others worship it. The money power has grown so great that the issue of all issues is whether the corporation shall rule this country or the country shall again rule the corporations.
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.
There is no power in the world that can stop the forward march of free men and women when they are joined in the solidarity of human brotherhood.
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
I believe that all women are pretty without makeup- but with the right makeup can be pretty powerful.
Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
It is not power that corrupts but fear.
The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
I am a believer in women, in their ability to do things and in their influence and power. Women set the standards for the world, and it is for us, women in Canada, to set the standards high.
I was ecstatic they re-named 'French Fries' as 'Freedom Fries'.
Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots.
You must get an education. You must go to school, and you must learn to protect yourself. And you must learn to protect yourself with the pen, and not the gun.
Love and respect woman. Look to her not only for comfort, but for strength and inspiration and the doubling of your intellectual and moral powers. Blot out from your mind any idea of superiority; you have none.
God created the first man, whom he called Adam.
Then God created a woman, whom he named Eve; and this man and woman were given the power from Jehovah God to reproduce their kind, that is to say, to cause conception and birth of children.