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Inspiring Quotes For Women’s Empowerment

Several women’s rights activists, social activists, and public figures made immense contributions to the society we presently live in.

Their powerful women empowerment quotes capture the limitations of women and girls’ rights in our society, while also empowering them to become who they want to be.

All around the world, women and girls still experience marginalization and oppression. 

We need to inspire more women to help them air their voices and contribute greatly to society wherever they are. Collecting quotes is also a great indoor hobby to help enrich your life (and those around you).

Some of the inspiring quotes in this blog post are from great women like Maya Angelou, Malala Yousafzai, Hillary Clinton, Tyra Banks, and Marilyn Monroe.

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So, if you feel suppressed or silenced by the shackles of society, this blog post is for you.

Here, I’ll list out all the inspiring quotes that will encourage you to become whatever you want to be! 

Let’s get started!

Quotes on Feminism

1) “A huge part of being a feminist is giving other women the freedom to make choices you might not necessarily make yourself.” – Lena Dunham

2) “You deserve to be here. You deserve to exist. You deserve to take up space in this world of men.” – MacKenzi Lee

3) “I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.” – Audre Lorde

4) “Feminism is about giving women choice. Feminism is not a stick with which to beat other women with.” – Emma Watson

5) “Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. Women are already strong, it’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” – G.D. Anderson

6) “I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.” – Emma Stone

7) “My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant to be your own person, be independent.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

8) “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” – Brigham Young

9) “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

10 “What I am proud of, what seems so simply clear, is that feminism is a way to FIGHT for justice, always in short supply.” – Barbara Strickland

11) “I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.” – Audre Lorde

Quotes on Girl Empowerment 

1) “Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That’s what little girls are made of; the heck with sugar and spice.” – Bethany Hamilton

2) “A smile is the best makeup any girl can wear.” – Marilyn Monroe”

3) “You have what it takes to be a victorious, independent, fearless woman.” – ­Tyra Banks

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

5) “Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is.” – Anne Frank

6) “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

7) “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” – Oprah Winfrey

8) “We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back. We call upon our sisters around the world to be brave – to embrace the strength within themselves and realize their full potential.” – Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize winner

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

10) “I figure, if a girl wants to be a legend, she should go ahead and be one.” – Calamity Jane

11) “Every girl and every woman has the potential to make this world a better place, and that potential lies in the act of thinking higher thoughts and feeling deeper things. When women and girls, everywhere, begin to see themselves as more than inanimate objects; but as beautiful beings capable of deep feelings and high thoughts, this has the capacity to create change all around. The kind of change that is for the better.” – C. JoyBell C.

Quotes on Women’s Rights

1) “If society will not admit of women’s free development, then society must be remodeled.” – Elizabeth Blackwell

2) “Let men be compelled to wear our dress for awhile and we should soon hear them advocating a change.” – Amelia Bloomer

3) “The women of today are the thoughts of their mothers and grandmothers, embodied and made alive. They are active, capable, determined and bound to win. They have one-thousand generations back of them… Millions of women dead and gone are speaking through us today.” – Matilda Joslyn Gage

4) “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

5) “I do not wish women to have power over men, but over themselves.” –  Mary Shelley.

6) “I raise up my voice—not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard… We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” – Malala Yousafzai.

7) “Every women’s civil rights struggle around the world, in a democratic or totalitarian country, whether Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, or Jewish – is a struggle of all of ours.” – Bill Madden.

8) “Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.” – Maya Angelou.

9) “Our generation of women is clearing the path for our daughters, granddaughters, women, and girls down the line, to be safe to be the woman or girl they are.” – Tabby Biddle.

10) “Human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights. Let us not forget that among those rights are the right to speak freely — and the right to be heard.” – Hillary Clinton

11) “We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.” – Sheryl Sandberg

Women and girls all around the world need empowerment. As a female, you can inspire yourself by reading the quotes I highlighted above from great individuals. Remember, you can be whatever you want to be. Don’t let society suppress your voice or zeal!

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Thank you for reading all about the inspiring quotes for women’s empowerment. Have a great day!