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.— Maya Angelou
Glamorous Strong Women And Love quotations
The secret of getting ahead is getting started
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.
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do.
I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody's passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn't mind leading.
You don't have to play masculine to be a strong woman.
If you want something done, ask a busy person.
To all girls with butts, boobs, hips and a waist, put on a bikini - put it on and stay strong.
As a strong and proud and intelligent Black man I have no problem expressing my respect for and adoration of the Black woman. Simply put, I love you. I love the Black woman.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.
The heart and life of a woman is much more vast than that.
All women are made in the image of God in that we bring forth life. When we offer our tender and strong feminine hearts to the world and to those we love, we cannot help but mother them.
The best way to succeed is to discover what you love and find a way to offer it to others.
Good relationships feel good. They feel right. They don't hurt.
We can do no great things-only small things with great love.
For mad I may be, but I will never be convenient.
My mom didn't teach me about Marco Polo.
She didn't teach me about Napoleon. She didn't teach me about any of that. But she did teach me how to survive and to be a good person. And you need to be a strong woman to do that. She's the biggest person in my life. She's my Virgin Maria. That's why I love religion so much.
I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want.
Strong role models and unconditional love can heal even the most emotionally impoverished person, and that goes for adults as well as youngsters.
I believe in gender equality and I love that I can represent strong modern-day women.
It takes strong men and women to love .
.. people strong enough inside themselves to love ... without humiliation.
Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked 'female'
You know, there's nothing damnable about being a strong woman. The world needs strong women.
Women's Day Women are the real architects of society.
Women are so strong and knowledgeable.
You know, instead of competing with each other, I would love to complete each other. Take away that wall of competition and say, 'Hey, let's just all get together and help each other be brilliant.'
I loved Veronica right off the bat. She was so strong and I think it is so important because there are so few shows that portray women, especially young women, as being strong and being able to stand up for themselves.
Initial of Creation, and The Exponent of Earth
I grew up in a family with two very strong women, my mother and my older sister, and they were big influences on my life. I've spent a life loving women, and studying them as much as I can, or am allowed to.
I appreciate both men and women. I love the female body and truly appreciate the female form. I really enjoy sketching women, especially their backs. I definitely need a man in the bedroom, however-a nice strong chest to lie on. Still, I want to explore. Never say never.
If family and society tell you its unfeminine, not really womanly, to be aggressive, to speak up, to have strong opinions, to take up space, then women won't trust their own voice, because to be heard and to be influential, you've got to have a way to sing out with passion and love and self-trust - to sing out your song for everyone to hear.
If necessary, I cry. I pray. I rest. I'm fortunate to have quite a few strong, independent, loving, and unbiased women in my life that I can talk things through with.
How deep is our desire to do better than our mothers--to bring daughters into adulthood strong and fierce yet loving and gentle, adventurous and competitive but still nurturing and friendly, sweet yet sharp. We know as working women that we can't quite have it all, but that hasn't stopped us from wanting it all for them.
I love playing strong feisty women, I really do, but if you were to ask my husband he'd probably say that I'm very insecure. And actually incredibly malleable, which isn't necessarily a good thing.
There's something about Southern women that is so unique yet so universal.
Strong southern women are allowed to be soft and feminine and have a sense of humor. But what I love about Southern women in particular is their universality.
I love to play women who are strong and unapologizing and kind of rough around the edges and don't care what anybody thinks about that.
I tend to play strong characters and people just assume that I would want to play romantic comedies, which I would love to do, but there are other women that do it so great and they maybe couldn't do what I do, play the kind of characters that I play.