We look to empowering quotes for different reasons: A few meaningful words can motivate you at the start of the day, help you find strength to overcome a challenge, inspire you to be your best self, and stir powerful emotions. These empowering quotes for women were written by women with different backgrounds and life experiences but a shared goal: encourage and celebrate each other.
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Lift her up and you rise, too.
I’d love a world with women like you running it.
Women like you pave the way for women like me, and for that, I am grateful.
Let’s hear it for the bossy ones.
For those loud, proud women
who stand up and speak out.
For their confidence and imperfection,
their strength and vulnerability.
Let’s hear it for us.
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Women who did
created women who can.
Power to the women who do.
Power to the mothers, the daughters,
the sisters, the givers, the nurturers,
the growers, the makers, the workers,
the players, the teachers, the learners,
the lovers, the fighters…
Power to the women who do.
Here’s to strong women.
May we know them,
may we be them,
may we celebrate them.
Behind every strong woman
is another strong woman.
The world said, “Be invisible.”
But she heard, “Be invincible.”
She is brave when it’s hard.
She believed she could, so she did.
Let your dreams grow wild.
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Supporting my own dreams.
Lifting my expectations.
Running my own life.
Wake up each day
and tell the world to bring it.
Behind you, success.
Ahead of you, dreams.
Within you, everything you need
to make them come true.—Renee Daniels
Your voice is strong.
Your voice is brave.
Your voice is your own.
You couldn’t hide your light if you tried.
Blessed, wise & beautiful.
You’re destined for amazing things.
She shines so bright, she lights up the whole world.
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Love that heart of yours.
Skills, talents, time.
Whatever you have,
someone out there needs it.
Believe in you.
Life’s more beautiful when you add your own colors.
You can do hard things.
You’ve got this.
You are more than this moment.
We don’t give up.
We step up.
Look around you and you’ll know
where you are.
Look within you…and you’ll know
where you’re going.
More encouraging quotes for challenging times:
Perseverance is in our DNA.
The darker the day,
the brighter she shines.
How to be Your Own Woman:
Claim your own power.
Take your own path.
Cherish your own body.
Nurture your own spirit.
Do your own stunts.
Speak your own truth.
Tell your own story.
The universe is wide.
You will find your place in it.
Refuse to be shushed by anything
degrading or indecent or just plain stupid.
Understand that you don’t have to choose
between being powerful or being liked—
that it is entirely possible
to have a good head on your shoulders
and cute hair, too.
You are a woman.
Brilliant, bold, beautiful…
rolled into one badass package.
Mess up. Own it.
Move on. Grow.
What you’re doing is important.
The staying in, the figuring it out,
the pushing through.
It might seem like it doesn’t matter,
but it does—to your loved ones
and to the people you may never know.
Because that’s just how goodness works.
And that’s how you’re changing the world,
every single day.
Women change the conversation.
Women change the game.
Women change the world.
The world needs what you got.
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The best way to change the world?
Start with your own.
Whatever is unchangeable…change it.
Some of the best decisions in history
were made by women who stood up,
faced the world, and said, “HELL NO!”
Best friends read your mind,
know your heart,
and feed your soul.
A woman who’s got
her girls behind her
has got the world.
Sisterhood is our superpower.
I’ve got your back.
More quotes about friends supporting each other:
I’m on team YOU.
That means whatever
wants to come at you
has to get through me first.
I got your back.
And we got this.
Friends remind us of our awesomeness
when we’ve forgotten.
Held together by friends,
love, and taco Tuesdays.
When it gets the darkest,
you’ll see who your true friends are.
They’ll be the ones carrying the light.
Friends are like cheese puffs.
You’re always happy to see them,
and it’s really comforting
just knowing they’re there.
So much of who I am
is because of who you are.
Little girls with dreams
become women of vision.
You taught me that smart is beautiful.
I’m so lucky…
one of my favorite humans
is also my daughter.
More inspiring quotes for mothers and daughters:
You can tell them to dream
or you can show them how.
Great women raise great women.
Her life, her story,
and her courageous spirit
are like no other.
She is someone to look up to,
to cheer for, and to love.
Our mothers marched so we could soar.
A parent’s job is to lift their daughter up
so that one day she will rise on her own.
She’s courage and spice
and everything nice,
and she’s also good at math.
A mother’s love is
the sun for growing,
the moon for dreaming,
the stars for guiding the way.