30 motivational phrases from women that will inspire your day
Virginia Woolf said that “for much of history, Anonymous was a woman.” For this reason, the overwhelming majority of quotes from famous people are signed by men.
At MagasIn, we have compiled phrases spoken by illustrious and ingenious women on different topics, in this case we will talk about freedom.
- Sometimes you have to forget what you feel and remember what you deserve (Frida Kahlo).
- I’m proud of the way I’ve handled my setbacks. It’s hard when you get depressed and think, ‘Why is the world doing this to me?’ But you have to get up again. That’s what makes you a better athlete (Jessica Ennis Hill).
- I realized that I don’t have to be perfect. All I have to do is show up and enjoy the messy, imperfect, beautiful journey of life (Kerry Washington).
- The best life is not the longest lasting, but the one most full of good actions (Marie Curie).
- The most common way to give up power is to think that we don’t have it (Alice Walker).
- Normal is not something to aspire to, it is something to run away from (Jodie Foster).
- If we want to be cautious, we should not take great self-confidence as a guarantee of something (Elizabeth Loftus).
- The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is just tenacity (Amelia Earhart).
- We have to do more than just change our view of the past: it is essential that we also change our view of the present. The way we look at ourselves (Rosa Montero).
- If you are going to look back, let it be to see what you have worked for to get where you are (Mireia Belmonte).
- The power is not given to you. You have to take it (Beyoncé Knowles).
- Women subconsciously observe a thousand small details, without knowing that they are doing it. Your subconscious mind adds these little things together, and they call intuition results. (Christie Agatha).
- We don’t know where we’re going, we don’t know what’s going to happen, but no one can take away what you put in your own mind (Edith Eger).
- As a leader, I am hard on myself and my standards are very high. However, I am very caring, because I want people to be successful in what they are doing, so that one day they can aspire to be me in the future (Indra Nooyi).
- I always did something I wasn’t prepared for. I think that’s the way to grow (Marissa Mayer).
- My mental strength has always been my strongest weapon (Maria Sharapova).
- Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is one step closer to greatness (Oprah Winfrey).
- Selective memory to remember the good, logical prudence to not ruin the present and defiant optimism to face the future (Isabel Allende).
- I am not afraid of storms because I am learning to sail my ship (Louisa May Alcott).
- A woman should be two things: whoever she wants and what she wants (Cocó Chanel).
- Life contracts or expands in proportion to your courage (Anais Nin).
- 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 are different you will stand out (Anita Roddick).
- I love bossy women. She could be surrounded by them all day.
- It means they are committed, passionate, ambitious and don’t mind leading (Amy Poehler).
- When the whole world is silent, even a single voice becomes powerful (Malala Yousafzai).
- A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be very difficult (Melinda Gates).
- You can never leave footprints that last if you are always tiptoeing (Leymah Gbowee).
- If you know it’s going to fail, then fail gloriously (Cate Blanchett).
- I have always considered myself the best and the maximum. I never considered it to be less (Serena Williams).
- We have to accept that we are not always going to make the right decisions, that we are going to screw up many times. We must understand that failure is not the opposite of success, but rather it is part of it (Arianna Huffington).
- Simone de Beauvoir called ‘ball women’ those who, after succeeding with great difficulties in sexist society, lent themselves to being used by that same society to reinforce discrimination; and so, her image was bounced against the other women with the following message: ‘See? She has triumphed because she is worth it; If you do not achieve it, it is not because of sexist impediments but because you are not worth enough (Rosa Montero).
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