Being female in today’s world isn’t always easy, but that’s why there are so many strong women quotes out there to give you extra confidence.

It’s well-known that positive thinking has a big impact on success. Reading these quotes strong women and other major thinkers have said over time will help train you to see your world differently so you can make a big impact – for yourself and the other remarkable ladies out there!

Quotes for Strong Women that Honor Your Womanhood:

“We should be celebrating women. Women are wonderful.” —Stephen Colbert

“Girls aren’t beautiful, they’re pretty. Beautiful is too heavy a word to assign to a girl. Women are beautiful because their faces show that they know they have lost something and picked up something else.” —Henry Rollins

“You are a woman. Skin and bones, veins and nerves, hair and sweat. You are not made of metaphors. Not apologies, not excuses.” —Sarah Kay

“Femininity is depicted as weakness, the sapping of strength, yet masculinity is so fragile that apparently even the slightest brush with the feminine destroys it.” —Gwen Sharp

Strong Women Quotes about Fashion & Beauty

“If a girl looks swell when she meets you, who gives a damn if she’s late? Nobody.” -J.D. Salinger

“When a woman says, ‘I have nothing to wear!’, what she really means is, ‘There’s nothing here for who I’m supposed to be today'” —Caitlin Moran

Quotes Strong Women Have Said About Perseverance

“I’ll say to her never forget what they did to you, and never let them know you remember.” —Nicole Blackman

“You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot before the other, and God damn it, you refuse to let it get to you. You fight. You cry. You curse. Then you go about the business of living. That’s how I’ve done it. There’s no other way.” —Elizabeth Taylor

“A woman should be two things – who and what she wants.” —Coco Chanel

“It is interesting to note that among wolves, no matter how sick, no matter how cornered, no matter how alone, afraid, or weakened, the wolf will continue…She will put her all into taking breath after breath.” —Clarissa Pinkola Estés

“Watch me. I will go to my own sun. And if I am burned by its fire, I will fly on scorched wings.” —Segovia Amil

Strong Women Quotes about Love & Relationships

“To me, there is no greater act of courage than being the one who kisses first.” —Janeane Garofalo

“Does my sexiness upset you?
Does it come as a surprise
That I dance like I’ve got diamonds
At the meeting of my thighs?”
—Maya Angelou

“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” —Lewis B. Smedes

Strong Women Quotes about Creativity

“For me, a woman who is absorbed in her work, who does not care about gaining one’s favour, strong yet subtle at the same time, is essentially more seductive. The more she hides and abandons her femininity, the more it emerges from the very heart of her existence.” —Yohji Yamamoto

“If you ask people what they’ve always wanted to do, most people haven’t done it. That breaks my heart.” —Angelina Jolie

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” —Anais Nin

“…beauty and grace are performed whether or not we will or sense them. The least we can do is try to be there.” —Annie Dillard

“Everybody needs a passion. That’s what keeps life interesting. If you live without passion, you can go though life without leaving any footprints.” —Betty White

Trust Quotes for Strong Women

“I want to get more comfortable being uncomfortable. I want to get more confident being uncertain. I don’t want to shrink back just because something isn’t easy. I want to push back, and make more room in the area between I can’t and I can.” —Kristin Armstrong

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“I get worried for young girls sometimes; I want them to feel that they can be sassy and full and weird and geeky and smart and independent, and not so withered and shriveled.” —Amy Poehler

These strong women quotes remind you that you can get back out there and achieve anything you set your mind to. No matter what industry you’re in, know that you are incredible.

And who knows? Maybe people will be reading your quotes someday!