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Inspiring Quotes by Strong Women

10 Inspirational Quotes by Strong Women

Below are 10 quotes from strong women that have helped shape and inspired future generations of women. When we hear and see women from history paving the way and when we see their accomplishments we know that we too can reach those heights.

It is up to women to support and lift one another up.

May these quotes inspire you to make changes in this world.

1. Rosa Parks – Civil Rights Activist – Quotes by strong women

Rosa Parks Civil Rights Activist Quote

“Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way.” – Rosa Parks – Civil Rights Activist

2. Nikki Giovanni – American Poet- Quotes by strong women

Nikki Giovanni - American Poet

I really don’t think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don’t mind the failure, but I can’t imagine that I’d forgive myself if I didn’t try.” – Nikki Giovanni, American Poet

3. Tracee Ellis Ross – Actress- Quotes by strong women

Tracee Ellis Ross - Actress Quote

“It was when I realized I needed to stop trying to be somebody else and be myself, I actually started to own, accept and love what I had.” – Tracee Ellis Ross – Actress

4. Gwendolyn Brooks – First African American to receive a Pulitzer Prize- Quotes by strong women

Gwendolyn Brooks - First African American to receive a Pulitzer Prize Quote

“Do not desire to fit in. Desire to oblige yourselves to lead.” – Gwendolyn Brooks – First African American to receive a Pulitzer Prize

5. Tyra Banks – Model, businesswoman, producer, actress, and writer- Quotes by strong women

Tyra Banks - Model, businesswoman, producer, actress, and writer

“Never dull your shine for somebody else.” – Tyra Banks – Model, businesswoman, producer, actress, and writer

6. Eleanor Roosevelt – First Lady & Humanitarian- Quotes by strong women

Eleanor Roosevelt  First Lady Quote

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do. ” – Eleanor Roosevelt – First Lady & Humanitarian

7. Rosalynn Carter – American First lady- Quotes by strong women

Rosalynn Carter - American First lady

“Do what you can to show you care about other people, and you will make our world a better place.” – Rosalynn Carter – American First lady

8. Gloria Gaither – Writer, Singer/Songwriter- Quotes by strong women

Gloria Gaither - Writer Singer Songwriter

“We may run, walk, stumble, drive, or fly, but let us never lose sight of the reason for the journey, or miss a chance to see a rainbow on the way.” – Gloria Gaither – Writer, Singer/Songwriter

9. Sandra Day O’Connor – Retired attorney, politician, and the first woman associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States- Quotes by strong women

- Sandra Day O'Connor Retired attorney, politician, and the first woman associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

“I don’t know that there are any short cuts to doing a good job.” – Sandra Day O’Connor – Retired attorney, politician, and the first woman associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

10. Barbara Johnson – Writer, Speaker- Quotes by strong women

Barbara Johnson Writer Speaker Quote

“It doesn’t take monumental feats to make the world a better place. It can be as simple as letting someone go ahead of you in a grocery line.” – Barbara Johnson – Writer, Speaker

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