250+ Women’s Day Quotes – Women’s International Quotes

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2024)

Welcome to a selection of Women’s International Quotes, including powerful Women’s Day Quotes that celebrate women’s outstanding achievements and resilience worldwide.

These motivational quotations are potent reminders of women’s courage, strength, and persistence. These quotes are frequently used to commemorate Women’s Day, honor women’s efforts, and push for gender equality.

These words, whether shared on social media, used in speeches, or written on cards, elevate women’s voices, urging people to break down barriers, question prejudices, and promote a more inclusive and equal society.

Let us look at encouraging statements that elevate and honor women’s contributions to influencing the world.

Best Women’s Day Quotes

A woman is like a teabag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. – Eleanor Roosevelt


When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another. – Helen Keller


You can kid the world. But not your sister. – Charlotte Gray


Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world. – Hillary Clinton


A girl should be two things: who and what she wants. – Coco Chanel


To tell a woman everything she cannot do is to tell her what she can. – Spanish proverb


Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. – Maya Angelou


Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others. – Amelia Earhart


Women are made to be loved, not understood. –  Oscar Wilde


Well-behaved women seldom make history. – Laurel Thatcher Ulrich


Where there is a woman, there is magic. – Ntozake Shange


Women themselves have the right to live in dignity, in freedom from want and freedom from fear. On this International Women’s Day, let us rededicate ourselves to making that a reality. – Kofi Annan


Above all, be the heroine of your life. Not the victim. – Nora Ephron


A woman’s guess is much more accurate than a man’s certainty. – Rudyard Kipling


Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping-stone to greatness. —Oprah Winfrey


Look at the big picture, no matter how big or small your role. – Erin Lo


We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back. – Malala Yousafzai


I’m grateful to be a woman. I must have done something great in another life.  – Maya Angelou


Women’s history is women’s right. — Dr. Gerda Lerner


If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman. – Margaret Thatcher


As soon as I had enough agency in my life to grow up, I became who I am. – Janet Mock


The history of all times and of today especially teaches that women will be forgotten if they forget to think about themselves. – Louise Otto


A charming woman doesn’t follow the crowd; she is herself. – Loretta Young


She could just pack up and leave, but she does not visualize what’s beyond ahead. ― Núria Añó


Women don’t want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think – in a deeper voice. – Bill Cosby


Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country. – Margaret Thatcher


Sisters are probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.  – Margaret Mead


No woman gets an orgasm from shining the kitchen floor. – Betty Friedan


I’m very pleased to be recognizing International Women’s Day, A day that celebrates the achievements of women across the world. – Theresa May


Women have served all these centuries as looking-glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of a man at twice its natural size. – Virginia Woolfe


Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. – Anais Nin


No doubt exists that all women are crazy; it’s only a question of degree. – W. C. Fields


Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.  – Marie Curie


As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot. – John Lennon


The best protection any woman can have is courage. – Elizabeth Cady Stanton


No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt


Women are the real architects of society. – Harriet Beecher Stowe


I don’t mind living in a man’s world as long as I can be a woman in it. — Marilyn Monroe


You are the CEO of your life. You have the power to stage and compose it the way you want it to be. -Nethra Murali


A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle. – Irina Dunn


There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish. – Michelle Obama


The most effective way to do it, is to do it. — Amelia Earhart


Whether women are better than men I cannot say – but I can say they are certainly no worse. – Golda Meir


I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fears; knowing what must be done does away with fear. – Rosa Parks


A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult. – Melinda Gates


She wasn’t looking for a knight. She was looking for a sword. – Atticus


Women are the nourishing power of the Universe. Whoever has a deep respect for women of the world, will remain free from diseases. ― Amit Ray


After all those years as a woman hearing ‘not thin enough, not pretty enough, not smart enough, not this enough, not that enough,’ almost overnight I woke up one morning and thought, ‘I’m enough. – Anna Quindlen


If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. – Katharine Hepburn


The fastest way to change society is to mobilize the women of the world.  – Charles Malik


Women are our most miraculous muse, an enchanted intangibility that encourages all art. – CeeLo Green


The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence. – Beyoncé


Like anything learned, bravery needs to be practiced. – Caroline Paul


We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced. – Malala Yousafzai


The age of a woman doesn’t mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


A free race cannot be born of slave mothers.  –  Margaret Sanger


You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. – Brigham Young


Girls should never be afraid to be smart. – Emma Watson


Success is only meaningful – and enjoyable – if it feels like your own. – Michelle Obama


Despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, I have not yet been able to answer the great question that has never been answered: What does a woman want? – Sigmund Freud


When they go low; we go high.— Michelle Obama


Lead by example, coaching, recognition, and accountability. – Roderick Wilson


Don’t let anyone tell you you’re weak because you’re a woman. –  Mary Kom


I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. – Mother Teresa


Walk the street with us into history. Get off the sidewalk. — Dolores Huerta


Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry. – Gloria Steinem


Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights. – Hillary Clinton


I believe that it is as much a right and duty for women to do something with their lives as for men and we are not going to be satisfied with such frivolous parts as you give us. – Louisa May Alcott


There’s nothing a man can do that I can’t do better and in heels. – Ginger Rogers


A woman that knows her worth doesn’t measure herself against another woman but stands strong, calmed and self-confident. ― Auliq Ice


Remember the dignity of your womanhood. Do not appeal, do not beg, do not grovel. Take courage, join hands, stand beside us, fight with us. – Christabel Pankhurst


Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers. You can fill your life up with ideas and still go home lonely. All you really have that really matters are feelings. That’s what music is to me. – Janis Joplin


Women are seldom silent. Their beauty is forever speaking for them.  – Philip Moeller


Women are the real superheroes because they’re not just working. They have a life and everything. – Vanessa Paradis


I succeeded by saying what everyone else is thinking. – Joan Rivers


And one day she discovered that she was fierce and strong and full of fire, and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears. – Mark Anthony


If you don’t like being a doormat then get off the floor. – Al Anon


In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change. – Hillary Clinton


Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacity. –  Mahatma Gandhi


Why are women… so much more interesting to men than men are to women? – Virginia Woolf


Life is tough, my darling, but so are you. – Stephanie Bennett-Henry


As a woman, I have no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world. – Virginia Woolf


Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men. – Joseph Conrad


I’m a human being and I fall in love and sometimes I don’t have control of every situation. — Beyonce


People will gladly help you, but they cannot read your mind. Ask! – Maria Stocia


I got my own back. – Maya Angelou


Women’s value has been under-recognized for far too long. – Sidney Sheldon


People think that at the end of the day a man is the only answer. Actually, a fulfilling job is better for me. – Diana


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


The most courageous act is to think for yourself. Aloud. – Coco Chanel


What would men be without women? Scarce, sir, mighty scarce. – Mark Twain


A strong woman looks a challenge in the eye and gives it a wink. – Gina Carey




Because men and women are the complements of one another, we need woman’s thoughts in national affairs to make a safe and stable government. – Elizabeth Cady Stanton


Whatever you do, be different – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out. – Anita Roddick


God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I’ve ever met. – Farrah Fawcett


When girls are educated, their countries become stronger and more prosperous. – Michelle Obama


Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. – J.K. Rowling


A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want. – Madonna


Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent. – Friedrich Nietzsche


I’d much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they’re the first to be rescued off sinking ships. –  Gilda Radner


Women may fall when there’s no strength in men. – William Shakespeare


If you have the knowledge, let others light their candles in it. – Margaret Fuller


If women didn’t exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning. – Aristotle Onassis


Women are like cars: we all want a Ferrari, sometimes want a pickup truck, and end up with a station wagon. – Tim Allen


No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind. — Taylor Swift


If I don’t have confidence in myself, why should anyone else? – Adrienne Burch


The path from dreams to success does exist. – Kalpana Chawla


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


Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. — Gloria Steinem


Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission. – Eleanor Roosevelt


No woman should be told she can’t make decisions about her own body. When women’s rights are under attack, we fight back. – Kamala Harris


One is not born a woman, one becomes one. – Simone de Beauvoir


I can and I will. Watch me. – Carrie Green


We can’t control what others think We might as well go ahead and live. ― Sanhita Baruah


I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is. I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute. – Rebecca West


I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much. – Mother Teresa


Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.  – Timothy Leary


Find out who you are and be that person. That’s what your soul was put on this Earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth, and everything else will come to you. – Ellen DeGeneres


What we women need to do, instead of worrying about what we don’t have is just love what we do have. – Cameron Diaz


The only really happy folk are married women and single men. – H. L. Mencken


Beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin. It’s about knowing and accepting who you are.  – Ellen Degeneres


The world’s biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman. – Chanakya


She wore her scars as her best attire. A stunning dress made of hellfire. – Daniel Saint


Secretly we’re all a little more absurd than we make ourselves out to be. – J. K. Rowling


Tennis just a game, family is forever. — Serena Williams


It is important to do a good job, but it is vital to make yourself visible. – Rebekah Kofo-Kasumu


I am the sole author of the dictionary that defines me. – Zadie Smith


Some women fear the fire. Some women simply become it. – R.H. Sin


I know that like every woman of the people, I have more strength than I appear to have. ― Eva Peron


They may talk of a comet, or a burning mountain, or some such bagatelle; but to me a modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation. – Oliver Goldsmith


I don’t know a woman alive who isn’t courageous. – Reese Witherspoon


How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself. – Anais Nin


There is no force more powerful than a woman determined to rise. – W.E.B. Dubois


The International Women’s Day means a day of the ceremonial of all 365 days, which only women own and influence since that leaves nothing, for the men. ― Ehsan Sehgal


By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are a great vacation less class. –  Anne Morrow Lindberg


Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences. – J. K. Rowling


A beautiful woman must expect to be more accountable for her steps, than one less attractive. – Samuel Richardson    


A woman’s heart holds the light that guides you even in a dark tunnel-like that of life. – Anonymous   


Nothing can dim the light which shines from within. – Maya Angelou


Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so. – Robert Frost


There’s no evidence whatsoever that men are more rational than women. Both sexes seem to be equally irrational. –  Albert Ellis


Men’s vows are women’s traitors! – William Shakespeare


Sometimes it’s the princess who kills the dragon and saves the prince. – Samuel Lowe


I try to write parts for women that are as complicated and interesting as women actually are. – Nora Ephron


I don’t want my wrinkles taken away – I don’t want to look like everyone else. — Jane Fonda


Find what you enjoy doing. This is where you tend to excel and show your best self. – Stephanie Hidalgo


First principle: never to let one’s self be beaten down by persons or by events. – Marie Curie


I do not wish women to have power over men but over themselves. – Mary Shelley


You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right. — Rosa Parks


Find something you’re passionate about and stay tremendously interested in it. – Julia Child


We need to live in a culture that values and respects and looks up to and idolizes women as much as men. – Emma Watson


The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it. – Roseanne Barr


The most beautiful thing a woman can wear is confidence. – Blake Lively


I am a virtuous woman. ― Lailah Gifty Akita


Whatever glory belongs to the race for a development unprecedented in history for the given length of time, a full share belongs to the womanhood of the race. – Mary Mcleod Bethune


I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. – Eleanor Roosevelt


I prefer the word homemaker, because housewife always implies that there may be a wife someplace else. – Bella Abzug


A strong woman is the one who can dare to raise her voice for the cause she believes in, and this strength lives in a corner in every woman’s heart. It just needs to be searched. – Carlos P. Gonzalez


A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform. – Diane Mariechild


Women always excel men in that sort of wisdom which comes from experience. To be a woman is in itself a terrible experience. – H. L. Mencken


Elegance is the only beauty that never fades. –  Audrey Hepburn


Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes. – Oscar Wilde


A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do. A woman must do what he can’t. – Rhonda Hansome


I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own. -Audre Lorde


If it’s a woman, it’s caustic; if it’s a man, it’s authoritative. — Barbara Walters


If you are passionate about something, lead by example. – Monica Bajaj


I decided I can’t pay a person to rewind time, so I may as well get over it. – Serena Williams


You don’t have to play masculine to be a strong woman. – Mary Elizabeth Winstead


We can disagree and still love each other unless your disagreement is rooted in my oppression and denial of my humanity and right to exist. — Linda Sarsour


Do not live someone else’s life and someone else’s idea of what womanhood is. Womanhood is you. -Viola Davis


If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. –  Mother Teresa


I want every girl to know that her voice can change the world. – Malala


Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him. -Marlene Dietrich


The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race? – Susan B. Anthony


The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend.  – George Santayana


If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. – Maya Angelou


The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. – Ayn Rand


Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men. – George Bernard Shaw


Some people think having large breasts makes a woman stupid. Actually, it’s quite the opposite: a woman having large breasts makes men stupid. – Rita Rudner


Between men and women, there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship. – Oscar Wilde


There is nothing stronger than a broken woman who has rebuilt herself.  – Hannah Gadsby


Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got. – Janis Joplin


Integrate what you believe in every single area of your life. Take your heart to work and ask the most and best of everybody else, too. — Meryl Streep


Speaking up and participating can get you just as far as training and book knowledge. – Parul Shorey


Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it. – Helen Keller


Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. – Judy Garland


Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. ― Oprah Winfrey


There’s something so special about a woman who dominates in a man’s world. It takes a certain grace, strength, intelligence, fearlessness, and the nerve to never take no for an answer. – Rihanna


I love women. They’re the best thing ever created. If they want to be like men and come down to our level, that’s fine. – Mel Gibson


There’s something about a woman with a loud mind that sits in silence, smiling, knowing she can crush you with the truth. – R.G. Moon


Women must tell men always that they are the strong ones. They are the big, the strong, the wonderful. In truth, women are the strong ones. It is just my opinion, I am not a professor. – Coco Chanel


We ask justice, we ask equality, we ask that all the civil and political rights that belong to citizens of the United States, be guaranteed to us and our daughters forever. – Susan B. Anthony


Heaven hath no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. – William Congreve


Extremists have shown what frightens them the most – a girl with a book. – Malala Yousafzai


The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. – Alice Walker


A woman who doesn’t wear perfume has no future. – Coco Chanel


Men always want to be a woman’s first love – women like to be a man’s last romance. – Oscar Wilde


It’s okay if you fall down and lose your spark. Just make sure that when you get back up, you rise as the whole damn fire. – Colette Werden


I want to say to you who think women cannot succeed, we have brought the government of England to this position, that it has to face this alternative: either women are to be killed or women are to have the vote. – Emmeline Pankhurst


Without an open-minded mind, you can never be a great success. — Martha Stewart


Talking about my success and impact has always been difficult, but I have learned that this is a huge investment in myself. – Risa Hunter


Change takes courage. – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


Strong back.  Soft front. Wild heart. Just be you. – Brene Brown


You can waste your life drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them. — Shonda Rhimes


Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside. – Coco Chanel


She overcame everything that was meant to destroy her. – Rumi


Do your thing and don’t care if they like it. – Tina Fey


The sadness of the women’s movement is that they don’t allow the necessity of love. See, I don’t personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed. – Maya Angelou


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.– Oprah Winfrey


Let us treat men and women well; treat them as if they were real. Perhaps they are.  – Ralph Waldo Emerson


When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. – Helen Keller


You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men. – Benjamin Disraeli


I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything.  – Oscar Wilde


What’s the greatest lesson a woman should learn? That since day one, she’s already had everything she needs within herself. It’s the world that convinced her she did not. – Rupi Kaur


Dream the dreams that have never been dreamt. – David Bower


I fall in love every time. And I don’t really fall in love a lot, but when I do, I fall hard. — Katy Perry


My leadership philosophy is built on my belief that we should live life on purpose. – Christina Lewis


I didn’t know what I wanted to do, but I always knew the woman I wanted to be. – Diane Von Furstenberg


You have just one life to live. It is yours. Own it, claim it, live it, do the best you can with it. – Hillary Clinton


Let us not forget that among those rights are the right to speak freely — and the right to be heard.  — Hillary Clinton


Never dull your shine for somebody else. – Tyra Banks


Cinderella never asked for a prince. She asked for a night off and a dress. – Kiera Cass


I identify more with who I feel myself to be than what I look like. Either way, am I obliged to entertain you with my appearance? – Carrie Fisher


She never seemed shattered to me; she was a breathtaking mosaic of battles she’s won. – Matt Baker


Women are clear-headed, they are more creative and for this reason, sometimes, also more fragile. – Emma Bonino


You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to 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. You must do the thing you think you cannot do. – Eleanor Roosevelt


The difference between a broken community and a thriving one is the presence of women who are valued. – Michelle Obama


I would always rather be happy than dignified. – Charlotte Brontë


The greatest gift you can give to the world is the passion for you. Seize the day and make it count. – Tega Ologbo


You can be the lead in your own life. — Kerry Washington


I raise up my voice, not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard. – Malala Yousafzai


Fight and push harder for what you believe in, you’d be surprised, you are much stronger than you think. – Lady Gaga


I am my own muse. I am the subject I know best. The subject I want to know better. – Frida Kahlo


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. – Amelia Earhart


No written law has ever been more binding than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion. – Carrie Chapman Catt


A strong woman understands that gifts such as logic, decisiveness, and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all of her gifts. – Nancy Rathburn


One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty. – Jane Austen


Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use. – Ruth Gordon


Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another, but women are by nature enemies. – Arthur Schopenhauer


As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.  – Maya Angelou


She remembered who she was and the game changed. – Lalah Deliah


Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. – Lady Gaga


It is very strange that the years teach us patience – that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting. — Elizabeth Taylor


Be you. Embrace who you are and leverage those unique things that make you, you. – Mindy Seiffert


As long as I am winning, people shouldn’t care whether my skirt is six inches long or six feet long. – Sania Mirza


You should never let your fears prevent you from doing what you know is right. – Aung San Suu Kyi


I never doubted that equal rights were the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me, there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality. — Alice Paul


Feminism is an entire world view or gestalt, not just a laundry list of women’s issues. – Charlotte Bunch


A woman should be like a single flower—not a whole bouquet. – Anna Held


No black woman writer in this culture can write ‘too much’. Indeed, no woman writer can write ‘too much’…No woman has ever written enough. – Bell hooks


Yes, she knows pain, but she is strong. Her heart knows no other way. – A.R. Asher


Honor your daughters. They are honorable. – Malala Yousafzai


Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love. – Mother Teresa


The greatest gift to man is women, but the greatest gift to women is herself. – CC Campbell


Let us leave pretty women to men with no imagination. – Marcel Proust


Ambition is a word associated with women negatively. People say she’s too ambitious. Why is that a bad thing? – Priyanka Chopra


You have to use your privilege to serve other people. — Tarana Burke


Women belong in all places where decisions are being made… It shouldn’t be that women are the exception. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg


Don’t try to squeeze into a glass slipper. Instead, shatter the glass ceiling. – Priyanka Chopra


Even if it makes others uncomfortable, I will love who I am. – Janelle Monae


You know, failure hurts. Any kind of failure stings. If you live in the sting, you will, undoubtedly, fail. My way of getting past the sting is to say no, I’m just not going to let this get me down. – Sonia Sotomayor


In our society, the women who break down barriers are those who ignore limits. – Arnold Schwarzenegger


Just watch, all of you men. I’ll show you what a woman can do…I’ll goes across the country, I’ll race to the Moon… I’ll never look back. – Edna Gardner Whyte


An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.  – Rudyard Kipling


Always go with the choice that scares you the most, because that’s the one that is going to require the most from you. – Caroline Myss


Women are naturally secretive, and they like to do their own secreting. – Arthur Conan Doyle


I have thought a sufficient measure of a civilization is the influence of good women. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


I expect a woman will be the last thing civilized by man. – George Meredith


A cultural fixation on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty but an obsession about female obedience. – Naomi Wolf


What nourishes me also destroys me. — Angelina Jolie


I am not the first woman to multitask. I am not the first woman to work and have a baby – there are many women who have done this before.  – Jacinda Ardern


Everyone’s dream can come true if you just stick to it and work hard. – Serena Williams


In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart. ― Anne Frank


A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment. – Jane Austen


Women hold up half the sky.  – Mao Zedong


No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with men. There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a third power stronger than both, that of women. –  Malala Yousafzai


The world needs strong women who will lift and build others. Who will love and be loved? Women who live bravely, both tender and fierce; women of indomitable will. – Amy Tenney


So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why don’t somebody wake up to the beauty of old women. – Harriet Beecher Stowe


For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. – Audrey Hepburn


I’m not going to limit myself just because people won’t accept the fact that I can do something else. -Dolly Parton


Israel is a great place to show how we can accelerate the cause of women in leadership. – Randall Lane


In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders. – Sheryl Sandberg


Like stars, women can survive in the darkest places. – Rune Lazuli


Every one of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves. – Princess Diana


Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not. – Oprah Winfrey


Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony. – Jane Austen


Success breeds confidence. – Beryl Markham


God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.  – Rudyard Kipling


Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife.  – Groucho Marx


One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go. – Sheila Murray Bethel


On the whole, I think women wear too much and are to fussy. You can’t see the person for all the clutter. – Julie Andrews


She is strong, but not in the ways most people think. She loves more than she’ll ever get back and she knows it, yet she loves anyway.  – J.M. Storm


The emancipation of women has made them lose their mystery. — Grace Kelly


Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations. – Mae Jemison


Begin each day as if it were on purpose. – Mary Anne Radmacher


You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.  ― Shirley Chisholm


I guess at the end of the day, all women like to be appreciated and treated with respect and kindness. – Sofia Vergara


Women are incredible in groups together. Terrifying. Men have nothing on them. – Michael Hutchence


I hate men who are afraid of women’s strength. – Anaïs Nin


Every woman is a queen, and we all have different things to offer. — Queen Latifah


Empowered women who reach tough or unconventional positions to make choices and not sacrifices. – Kiran Bedi


I don’t like myself, I’m crazy about myself.  –  May West


I feel there is something unexplored about woman that only a woman can explore. – Georgia O’Keeffe


It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent. -Madeleine Albright

Women’s Day and Women’s International Quotes can motivate, encourage, and honor the extraordinary accomplishments of women. Let these inspiring words act as a desire for a time when respect and equality rule the world, creating a better place for everyone.

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