Happy International Women's Day!
International Women’s Day is a day to inspire and empower women. I believe women should be empowered EVERYDAY. Being a woman is awesome!! Here are some of my favourite quotes to help women feel motivated and strong.
“I want to say to all the young women out there, there will be people along the way who will try to undercut your success. Or take credit for your accomplishments or your fame. But if you just focus on the work, you will look around and you will know that it was you and the people who love you that put you there. That will be the greatest moment.”
- Taylor Swift
"Feminism isn't about making women strong. Women are already strong. It's about changing the way the world perceives that strength."
- G.D. Anderson
“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me.”
- Ayn Rand
"The strongest actions for a woman is to love herself, be herself and shine amongst those who never believed she could."
“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
“We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead.”
“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I"M POSSIBLE!”
- Audrey Hepburn
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
― Eleanor Roosevelt
“Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is.”
- Anne Frank
"I didn't get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it."
- Estée Lauder
"It's one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody."
- Maya Angelou
“There is no tool for development more effective that empowerment of women.”
- Kofi Annan
“We have a secret in our culture, it’s not that birth is painful, it’s that women are strong.”
- Laura Ham
“I’ve always believed that one woman’s success can only help another woman’s success"
- Gloria Vanderbilt
“Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it.”
– Ziad K. Abdelnour
“A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.”
- Diane Mariechild
“A girl should be two things: who and what she wants.”
- Coco Chanel
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
- Eleanor Roosevelt
"Women don't realize how powerful they are."
- Judith Light
“Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone telling you who you are.”
“Today I want you to ask yourself this one question - "Why not you?" Why not you to do something for work that you love? Why not you to have a healthy body? Why not you to have healthy love? Why not you to be, have, or do anything you have ever dreamed?! We are so quick to think others are deserving over ourselves. The truth is that we are all deserving so WHY NOT YOU?!”
- Jillian Michaels
“Why the F*** not me? Should be your motto.”
- Mindy Kaling
“I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.”
“If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be good to me?”
- Maya Angelou
“Women are the real architects of society.”
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
“Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.” – Elizabeth Gilbert
"A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men."
- Gloria Steinem