25 Powerful Celebrity Quotes About Womanhood From Famously Strong Women

The best quotes for women, by women.

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A strong woman is a female who radiates confidence, and is unapologetically herself. 

Throughout history and in today’s day in age there are so many women to admire  for example Susan B. Anthony, who fought endlessly for the women’s right to vote. Tina Fey, — the first female to be a head writer on Saturday Night Live (SNL). Or, Hillary Clinton who was the first female candidate to run for president in an assigned party.


It could even be the everyday modern woman you admire. There are strong women who surround us every day, like our mothers, sisters and best friends, who are the perfect example of admirable women.

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If we look at women who are powerful and engaging, we see that these ladies are true to themselves and never let anyone walk over them — they stand their ground. Being unapologetically yourself and being a badass woman is all about being yourself, so own what you stand for and be who you want to be.

Let yourself be who you want to be, raise your confidence. Get to know yourself so you can set your goals, surround yourself with people who are going to want the best for you, know your worth, and be the person you strive to be.

As Beyonce’s says “Who run the world? Girls!"

If you need a little encouragement or if you're looking for someone new to admire, take a look at these powerful celebrity quotes said by some of the most influential women in history. Let these strong women nspire you in becoming the badass woman you should always strive to be!


1. Best protection is courage.

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“The best protector any woman can have, one that will serve her at all times and in all places is courage” Elizabeth Cady Staton

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2. Cut people out of your life who arn't good for you.

“A girl doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her" Marylin Monroe


3. Our strength shows when we need it most.

“Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water” Elenor Rosevelt

4. Follow your dreams.

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

5. Believe in yourself, don’t let anyone kick you down.

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“I am a woman with thoughts and questions and sh*t to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story - I will” — Amy Schumer

6. Standing up for yourself is standing up for others.

“Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women” — Maya Angelou

7. The limit does not exist.

“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish" — Michelle Obama

8. Never doubt yourself.

“Never doubt that you are valuable, powerful, and deserving of every opportunity in the world and every chance to pursue your dreams” — Hillary Clinton

9. Stay educated!

“Girls should never be afraid to be smart” — Emma Watson


10. Don't be afraid to fail.

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“I want to do is because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others” — Amelia Earhart

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11. Life's tough, and so are you.

“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a b-tch. You’ve got to go out and kick a--” — Maya Angelou


12. Failure is the key to success.

“We won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success” — Arianna Huffington

13. Someone is always going to try and stop you.

“Whenever you see a successful woman, look out for three men who are going out of their way to try to block her” — Yulia Tymoshenko

14. Women support women.

“We move forward when we recognize how resilient and striking the women around us” Rupi Kaur

15. Speak up, use your voice!

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“A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman” — Melinda Gates

16. Do what you need to do.

“B-tches get stuff done” — Tina Fey

17. What you say and do is important.

“We must tell girls their voices are important” — Mala Yousafzai

18. Protect yourself.

“Woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself” — Susan B. Anthony

19. Be independent.

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

20. Set your goals high.

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“We have to teach our girls that they can reach as high as humanly possible.” Beyonce

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21. Beauty is within the soul.

“The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides. True beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It's the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she shows & the beauty of a woman only grows with passing years.” — Audrey Hepburn


22. Treat your body and yourself with respect.

“I think it is important for girls to love themselves and to treat their body respectfully” — Ariana Grande

23. Fight for your beliefs.

"If you aren't willing to fight for what you believe in, then don't even enter the ring" — Madonna

24. Be what you want.

“A girl should be two things: who and what she wants” — Coco Chanel

25. Never be afraid of failure.

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“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail, failure is another stepping stone to greatness” Oprah Winfrey

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Danielle Vickers is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationship topics.