15 Inspirational Quotes That Every Woman Should Live By

15 Inspirational Quotes That Every Woman Should Live By
Tyler Lawrence

We now live in a generation where the word "feminist" is one to be admired and not feared. Women have accomplished so much in the past century, and with every generation new and unique female voices emerge to inspire and give us the power to continue to make strides in society. Here are 15 inspirational quotes said by influential women that will have you feeling on top of the world, and will help you truly believe that women can do anything they set their hearts and minds to!

1. Margaret Thatcher


"If you want something said, ask a man; If you want something done, ask a woman."-Margaret Thatcher

2. Nora Ephron

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"Of course you can have it all. What are you gong to do? Everything, is my guess. It will be a little messy, but embrace the mess. It will be complicated, but rejoice in the complications. IT will not be anything like what you think it will be like, but surprises are good for you. And don't be frightened: you can always change your mind. I know: I've had four careers and three husbands."-Nora Ephron

3. Beyonce

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"We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. we have to setup up as women and take the lead."-Beyonce

4. Katherine Hepburn

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"If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun."-Katherine Hepburn

5. Tina Fey

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"Do your thing and don't care if they like it."-Tina Fey

6. Maya Angelou

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"Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it."-Maya Angelou

7. Marilyn Monroe

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"Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition."-Marilyn Monroe

8. Lucille Ball

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"Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world."-Lucille Ball

9. Barbara Walters


"I want to be remembered as having inspired other young women to go into this business and succeed...They are my legacy."-Barbara Walters

10. Halle Berry

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"A guy for me is the cherry on the pie. But I'm the pie and my pie is good all by itself."-Halle Berry

11. Jennifer Aniston

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"You're damned if you're too thin and your damned if you too heavy. According to the press I've been both. It's impossible to satisfy everyone and I suggest we stop trying."-Jennifer Aniston

12. Sarah Silverman

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"Stop telling girls they can be anything they want when they grow up. I think it's a mistake. Not because they can't, but because it would have never occurred to them they couldn't."-Sarah Silverman

13. Judy Garland

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"Be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else."-Judy Garland

14. Princess Diana

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"I like to be a free spirit. Some don't like that, but thats the way I am."-Princess Diana

15. Taylor Swift

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"So many girls out there say 'I'm not a feminist,' because they think it means something angry, or disgruntled, or complaining, or they picture rioting and picketing. It is not that at all. It simply means you beige women and men should have equal rights and opportunities."-Taylor Swift