I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men, they are far superior and always have been.— William Golding
Cheerful Women And Strength quotations
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves.
The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.
African women in general need to know that it's OK for them to be the way they are - to see the way they are as a strength, and to be liberated from fear and from silence.
Strong women wear their pain like stilettos.
No matter how much it hurts, all you see is the beauty of it.
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.
Silence is a source of great strength.
We need more men with the guts, with the courage, with the strength, with the moral integrity to break our complicit silence and challenge each other and stand with women and not against them.
I'm convinced that we Black women possess a special indestructible strength that allows us to not only get down, but to get up, to get through, and to get over.
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.
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.
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.'
A woman in the presence of a good man, a real man, loves being a woman.
His strength allows her feminine heart to flourish. His pursuit draws out her beauty. And a man in the presence of a real woman loves being a man. Her beauty arouses him to play the man; it draws out his strength. She inspires him to be a hero.
People think of Latina women as being fiery and fierce, which is usually true.
But I think the quality that so many Latinas possess is strength. I'm very proud to have Latin blood.
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity.
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 know what I want, I have a goal, an opinion, I have a religion and love.
Let me be myself and then I am satisfied. I know that I’m a woman, a woman with inward strength and plenty of courage.
A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.
I am convinced that the Black man will only reach his full potential when he learns to draw upon the strengths and insights of the Black woman.
I believe it's time that women truly owned their superpowers and used their beauty and strength to change the world around them.
Intellect is not sexed;... strength of mind is not sexed; and ... our views about the duties of men and the duties of women, the sphere of man and the sphere of woman, are mere arbitrary opinions, differing in different ages and countries, and dependent solely on the will and judgment of erring mortals.
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.
While men represent powerful activity as assertion and aggression, women in contrast portray acts of nurturance as acts of strength.
I wanted to show the history and strength of all kinds of black women.
Working women, country women, urban women, great women in the history of the United States.
Your body is not who you are. I don't think women should label themselves based on the way they look. What about defining yourself by a different kind of measurement? What about your heart, your soul, your compassion, your generosity, your strength and your power? There are so many other things to focus on besides your waistline.
We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated.
The emerging woman ... will be strong-minded, strong-hearted, strong-souled, and strong-bodied...strength and beauty must go together.
Healthy wolves and healthy women share certain psychic characteristics: keen sensing, playful spirit, and a heightened capacity for devotion. Wolves and women are relational by nature, inquiring, possessed of great endurance and strength.
Better to be strong than pretty and useless.
Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.
...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.
If you want something done, ask a busy person.
Women's strong qualities have become despised because of their weakness.
The obvious remedy is to create a feminine character with all the strength of Superman plus all the allure of a good and beautiful woman.
Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
I have seen something of this world," she said over the trays, "and there are but two sorts of women in it-- those who take the strength out of a man, and those who put it back. Once I was that one, and now I am this.
(Male) culture was (and is) parasitical, feeding on the emotional strength of women without reciprocity.
Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.
Religious faith is not a storm cellar to which men and women can flee for refuge from the storms of life. It is instead, an inner spiritual strength which enables them to face those storms with hope and serenity.
The strength and power of a country depends absolutely on the quantity of good men and women in it.
I believe it's time that women truly owned their superpowers and used their beauty and strength to change the world around them. Becoming a CoverGirl is truly and honor and a gift: it opens up a new platform for me to inspire women to feel stronger, braver and more beautiful inside and out.
Flying does not rely so much on strength, as on physical and mental co-ordination.
If you meet a woman of whatever complexion who sails her life with strength and grace and assurance, talk to her! And what you will find is that there has been a suffering, that at some time she has left herself for hanging dead.