Top 30 Strong Women Quotes & Pictures

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Saying Images shares inspiring strong women quotes, and quotations about strong women to empower them in life, love & work.

There are two kinds of strong women in our lives — the kind the whole world sees and the kind who are strong beneath the surface. For the first, we have amazing and dynamic women achievers who are at the top of their game despite obstacles along the way. These are the enterpreneurs, astronauts, scientists, and so on.

For the latter, we have women whom we might take for granted, but whose quiet strength becomes apparent upon closer inspection. It might be your grandmother or mother. It might be your kindergarten or highschool teacher or your hospital nurse.

Whichever you belong to, stay strong because life doesn’t get easier. We just become stronger.

Inspirational Strong Women Quotes & Sayings

I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.  Maya Angelou

Feminism is about giving women choice. Feminism is not a stick with which to beat other women with. It’s about freedom, it’s about liberation, it’s about equality. – Emma Watson

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A strong woman understands that the 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

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Stay strong make them wonder how you’re still smiling.

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

I believe in strong women. I believe in the woman who is able to stand up for herself. I believe in the woman who doesn’t need to hide behind her husband’s back. I believe that if you have problems, as a woman you deal with them, you don’t play victim, you don’t make yourself look pitiful, you don’t point fingers. You stand and you deal. You face the world with a head held high and you carry the universe in your heart.  C. JoyBell C.

A strong person is not the one who doesn’t cry. A strong person is the one who cries & sheds tears for a moment, then gets up and fights again.

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Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses. Madame Marie du Deffand

Whatever women do, they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult. – Charlotte Whitton

Sometimes, the strongest among us are the one who smile through silent pain, cry behind closed doors, and fight battles that nobody knows about.

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Woman must not accept; she must challenge.She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her; she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression. – Margaret Sanger

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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

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Life doesn’t get easier, we just become stronger.

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Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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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

Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong. – Ella Fitzgerald

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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

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I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles. – Audrey Hepburn

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You know, there’s nothing damnable about being a strong woman. The world needs strong women. There are a lot of strong women you do not see who are guiding, helping, mothering strong men. They want to remain unseen. It’s kind of nice to be able to play a strong woman who is seen. – Ginger Rogers

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

You can have unbelievable intelligence, you can have connections, you can have opportunities fall out of the sky. But in the end, hard work is the true, enduring characteristic of successful people. – Marsha Evans

Be bold enough to use your voice, be brave enough to listen to your heart, and strong enough to live the life you’ve always imagined.

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You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it. – Maya Angelou

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

Promise yourself to be strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. Look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true. Think only of the best, and expect only the best.

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A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done. – Marge Piercy

Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you. – Hillary Clinton

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I have come to realize making yourself happy is most important. Never be ashamed of how you feel. You have the right to feel any emotion you want, and do what makes you happy. That’s my life motto. – Demi Lovato

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When a man gives his opinion, he’s a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she’s a bitch. -Bette Davis 

Figure out who you are separate from your family, and the man or woman you’re in a relationship with. Find who you are in this world and what you need to feel good alone. I think that’s the most important thing in life. Find a sense of self because with that, you can do anything else. – Angelina Jolie

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

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

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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 am the American Dream. I am the epitome of what the American Dream basically said. It said, you could come from anywhere and be anything you want in this country. That’s exactly what I’ve done. I am where I am because I believe in all possibilities. – Whoopi Goldberg

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

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

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I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naïve or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman. – Anaïs Nin, American author

Never dull your shine for somebody else. – Tyra Banks

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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

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A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water. -Eleanor Roosevelt

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I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity. – Michelle Obama

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I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay. -Madonna

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I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that’s how I operate my life. – Oprah Winfrey

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

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

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

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You don’t have to be pretty. You don’t owe prettiness to anyone. Not to your boyfriend/spouse/partner, not to your co-workers, especially not to random men on the street. You don’t owe it to your mother, you don’t owe it to your children, you don’t owe it to civilization in general. Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked female. – Erin McKean

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

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

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I’ve never met a woman who is not strong, but sometimes they don’t let it out. Then there’s a tragedy, and then all of a sudden that strength comes. My message is let the strength come out before the tragedy. – Diane von Furstenberg

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I do not feel any less of a woman. I feel empowered that I made a strong choice that in no way diminishes my femininity. – Angelina Jolie on her double mastectomy

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Also Read: International Women’s Day Quotes & Messages

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

People think at the end of the day that a man is the only answer [to fulfillment]. Actually a job is better for me. – Princess Diana

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Why has the word [feminism] become such an uncomfortable one? It is not the word that is important; it’s the idea and the ambition behind it. – Emma Watson

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Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore. – Lady Gaga

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

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

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