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Inspirational Quotes from Powerful Women

Us women know, it’s not always easy being us. We are mothers, wives, girlfriends, professionals, best friends, temptresses, leaders and shakers. Whether we are trying to get the kids to finally fall asleep or rise to the top of a corporate powerhouse, we all need a little motivation and inspiration now and then. And who better to inspire and motivate than some highly recognized and influential women in history? You go girls!

“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

“Though I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, it hasn’t changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I’m just wearing better shoes.”
-Oprah Winfrey

“I am not afraid…I was born to do this.”
-Joan of Arc

“Find out who you are and do it on purpose.”
-Dolly Parton

“Women who want to be perfect only end up feeling bad about themselves. I think that that’s one of the things that I learned from [my mother] was, like, go out. Make a mistake. Have the guts to fail and talk about it. There’s nothing wrong with that.”
-Maria Shriver, first lady of California

“Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in life has a purpose.”
-Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

“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

“People tend to think that happiness is a stroke of luck, something that will descend like fine weather if you’re fortunate. But happiness is the result of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly.”
-Elizabeth Gilbert

“Ladies, you have to be strong and independent, and remember, don’t get mad, get everything.”
-Ivana Trump

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