Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.— Mae Jemison
Lavish Strong Female quotations
Women make up one half of society. Our society will remain backward and in chains unless its women are liberated, enlightened and educated.
In a world ordered by sexual imbalance, pleasure in looking has been split between active/male and passive/female…In their traditional exhibitionist role women are simultaneously looked at and displayed, with their appearance coded for strong visual and erotic impact so that they can be said to connote to-be-looked-at-ness
The best protection any woman can have... is courage.
I learned to always take on things I'd never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.
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.
Yin and yang, male and female, strong and weak, rigid and tender, heaven and earth, light and darkness, thunder and lightning, cold and warmth, good and evil...the interplay of opposite principles constitutes the universe.
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do.
When you look fear in the face, you are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'
Many of my movies have strong female leads - brave, self-sufficient girls that don't think twice about fighting for what they believe in with all their heart. They'll need a friend, or a supporter, but never a savior. Any woman is just as capable of being a hero as any man.
You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.
My best successes came on the heels of failures.
Whenever a female takes a strong stand for herself, the majority of the time they have to really, really narrow it down to being feminine and wearing dresses and just being lipstick chic.
I can't think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.
Lynda Carter played Wonder Woman and was one of the first female superheroes.
It gives me more of an encouragement that we can be strong and can do whatever a guy can do.
I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint
Growth and comfort do not coexist.
To all girls with butts, boobs, hips and a waist, put on a bikini - put it on and stay strong.
Whatever you do, be different. If you're different, you will stand out.
You are more powerful than you think.
The best way to succeed is to discover what you love and find a way to offer it to others.
Women have always been the strong ones of the world.
It's nice to do something about something that scares you rather than just run from it and hope that someone saves you. I like seeing strong female characters and somebody who doesn't run away screaming when scared, but confronts the monsters.
What makes a strong female character is a character who has weaknesses, who has flaws, who is maybe not immediately likable, but eventually relatable.
A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That's why they don't get what they want.
You can go as far as your mind lets you.
If you're a strong female, you don't need permission.
Ensure that you do things differently from everyone else
One of the most striking features of karate is that it may be engaged in by anybody, young or old, strong or weak, male or female.
I can't imagine writing a book without some strong female characters, unless that was a demand of the setting. I actually tend to suspect that in real life, there have always been very strong female characters, but at certain stages of society, they've been asked to cool it.
If you can't go straight ahead, you go around the corner.
I came to the realization that a strong female is frightening to everybody, because all societies are male-dominated, black societies, poor people, rich people, any racial group, they're all dominated by men. A strong female is going to threaten everybody across the board...
I'm really happy to be on the cover as a strong female who has created her own career.
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.