Women Quotes: Celebrating the Strength, Resilience, and Empowerment of Women
Embracing Womanhood: Quotes that Inspire and Empower
Women have played a significant role in shaping the world we live in, from breaking barriers to advocating for equality and justice. In this collection of women quotes, we celebrate the strength, resilience, and empowerment of women from all walks of life. These quotes capture the essence of womanhood, offering inspiration, encouragement, and a reminder of the remarkable contributions women have made and continue to make in various fields.
Embracing Your Power: Quotes to Inspire Women
Allow these women quotes to resonate with you as you embrace your power and navigate the journey of womanhood. Draw strength from the words of trailblazers, activists, artists, and visionaries who have paved the way for future generations. Reflect on their wisdom, stand tall in your unique experiences, and find inspiration in the stories of women who have overcome challenges and shattered glass ceilings.
Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.
Everyone is allowed to be vulnerable. I think women and men and dogs and cats and ants and aliens can all express themselves and be vulnerable.
A women who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.
But what of black women?… I most sincerely doubt if any other race of women could have brought its fineness up through so devilish a fire.
W. E. B. Du Bois
It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman. Never in history have women had more freedom of choice in regard to dress, behavior, career, and sexual orientation.
But when women are moved and lend help, when women, who are by nature calm and controlled, give encouragement and applause, when virtuous and knowledgeable women grace the endeavor with their sweet love, then it is invincible.
Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.
To me, women have always been the sturdiest people in my life and have been incredible sources of energy.
What is the most beautiful in virile men is something feminine; what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine.
Strong women, when respected, make the whole society stronger. One must be careful with such rapid changes, though, and make an effort to preserve, at the same time, the positive traditions of Indian culture.
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
‘Wonder Woman’ is much more than a cartoon character. She’s fighting for truth and justice and the secret self that exists in all women and girls. There’s a moral fiber and a goodness about her that all women have.
In a world that wants women to whisper, I choose to yell.
I do not demand equal pay for any women save those who do equal work in value. Scorn to be coddled by your employers; make them understand that you are in their service as workers, not as women.
Susan B. Anthony
Women in particular need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we’re scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don’t have a lot of time to take care of ourselves. We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.
Every man needs two women: a quiet home-maker, and a thrilling nymph.
Disguise our bondage as we will, ‘Tis woman, woman, rules us still.
There are so many men and women who hold no distinctive positions but whose contribution towards the development of society has been enormous.
There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them.
I confess I sometimes sneak a peek at ‘The Big Bang Theory.’ I chuckle at their antics. But I cringe when they portray physicists as clueless nerds who are doormats when it comes to picking up women.
Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
What does it say about a country that has to force its women into combat?
Most women are indulgent of themselves. This is a mistake. It should be only the reward of old age.
I truly believe that women should be financially independent from their men. And let’s face it, money gives men the power to run the show. It gives men the power to define value. They define what’s sexy. And men define what’s feminine. It’s ridiculous.
If I became a philosopher, if I have so keenly sought this fame for which I’m still waiting, it’s all been to seduce women basically.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
The topic of trust is an important factor in all matters of the heart – and here’s why. Men lie to women. Women lie to men. And most people agree that some lying is even necessary – to avoid petty squabbles and to grease the wheels of a relationship.
Women who stay true to themselves are always more interesting and beautiful to me: women like Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keeffe and Anna Magnani – women who have style, chic, allure and elegance. They didn’t submit to any standard of beauty – they defined it.
I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We’ve been taught that silence would save us, but it won’t.
In my family, growing up, the women were always the ones who were powerful, and they exuded this charisma of empowerment that I hold onto and always remember. I had some difficult times, but these strong women were always a constant.
I’ve yet to be on a campus where most women weren’t worrying about some aspect of combining marriage, children, and a career. I’ve yet to find one where many men were worrying about the same thing.
Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives’ mouths.
Women have no sympathy and my experience of women is almost as large as Europe.
Black women are programmed to define ourselves within this male attention and to compete with each other for it rather than to recognize and move upon our common interests.
Women won’t let me stay single and I won’t let me stay married.
I think that women just have a primeval instinct to make soup, which they will try to foist on anybody who looks like a likely candidate.
I know my name will always be linked with women.
Let’s be very clear: Strong men – men who are truly role models – don’t need to put down women to make themselves feel powerful. People who are truly strong lift others up. People who are truly powerful bring others together.
We must believe in the power of education. We must respect just laws. We must love ourselves, our old and or young, our women as well as our men.
Women have always been courageous… They are always fearless when protecting their children and in the last century they have been fearless in the fight for their rights.
Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights.
For a man to strike any women is most brutal, and I, as well as everyone else, think this far worse than any attempt to shoot, which, wicked as it is, is at least more comprehensible and more courageous.
Women are the engine driving the growth in California’s economy. Women make California’s economy unique.
Women of all classes are awakening to the necessity of self-support, but few are willing to do the ordinary useful work for which they are fitted.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
I’m trying to encourage more women to be themselves, rather than what men want them to be. I don’t believe in patronizing either sex.
Wendy O. Williams
Being a big guy, you face certain challenges. Over time, though, women found excuses to find me attractive.
I have crushes on women all the time. I don’t have intimate relationships with them, but I find women beautiful.
Women cannot complain about men anymore until they start getting better taste in them.
The use of sanitary pads and the dos and don’ts should be discussed with openness so as to make a hygienic and healthy life for the women.
The more you win, the brand of women’s cricket will go higher.
I haven’t trusted polls since I read that 62% of women had affairs during their lunch hour. I’ve never met a woman in my life who would give up lunch for sex.
No men who really think deeply about women retain a high opinion of them; men either despise women or they have never thought seriously about them.
I dress for women and I undress for men.
Women say they have sexual thoughts too. They have no idea. It’s the difference between shooting a bullet and throwing it. If they knew what we were really thinking, they’d never stop slapping us.
Women are like elephants. I like to look at ’em, but I wouldn’t want to own one.
W. C. Fields
The women’s movement hasn’t changed my sex life. It wouldn’t dare.
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Women don’t realize how powerful they are.
The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone in checking this mad, wicked folly of ‘Women’s Rights’. It is a subject which makes the Queen so furious that she cannot contain herself.
I think that’s something that all mothers have to deal with, especially single mothers. We work, and we have to leave the kids behind. And I think that’s one of the reasons that we, not only as women but as families, we have to advocate for early childhood education for all of our children.