Inspiring Quotes


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Inspiring Quotes;

“I do not wish (women) to have power over men, but over themselves.”  ~~Mary Wollstonecraft

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”  ~~John Quincy Adams

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. “~~Steve Jobs

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. “~~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails. “~~John Maxwell

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

“Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”~~Eleanor Roosevelt

“The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.” ~~Roseanne Barr

“Never underestimate the power of a woman.” ~~Nellie McClung

“A woman is like a tea bag; you cannot tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” ~~Nancy Reagan

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?” ~~Marianne Williamson

“Women have to harness their power—it’s absolutely true. It’s just learning not to take the first no. And if you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner.” ~~Cher

“It doesn’t matter who you are, or where you came from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.” ~~Oprah Winfrey

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” ~~Alice Walker

“Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it with use.” ~~Ruth Gordon

“There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” ~~Anais Nin

“You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” ~~Beverly Sills

“It’s not what you call me, but what I answer to.”~~African proverb

“You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.” ~~Erica Jong

“Our deepest wishes are whispers of our authentic selves. We must learn to respect them. We must learn to listen.” ~~Sarah Ban Breathnach

“A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.” ~~Diane Mariechild

“When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” ~~Audre Lorde

“You don’t have to be anti-man to be pro-woman.” ~~Jane Galvin Lewis

“There is a growing strength in women but it’s in the forehead, not the forearm.” ~~Beverly Sills

“Men are taught to apologize for their weaknesses, women for their strengths.” ~~Lois Wyse

“Remove those ‘I want you to like me’ stickers from your forehead and, instead, place them where they truly will do the most good — on your mirror!” ~~Susan Jeffers