Celebrating International Women’s Day

Published on March 11, 2019 by

In recognition of International Women's Day, here are some quotes worth thinking about: (I have two daughters and four granddaughters, so these quotes are more than just "quotes" to me!)

Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.” — Janis Joplin

“We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.” — Malala Yousafzai

“I do know one thing about me: I don’t measure myself by others’ expectations or let others define my worth.” — Sonia Sotomayor

“We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” — Marie Curie

“What makes you different or weird, that’s your strength.” — Meryl Streep

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou

“I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.” — Rosa Parks

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” — Anne Frank

“You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.” — Melissa Etheridge

“We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead.” — Beyonc�

“No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens.” — Michelle Obama

“Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.” — Bren� Brown.

“Whatever anybody says or does, assume positive intent. You will be amazed at how your whole approach to a person or problem becomes very different.” — Indra Nooyi

“If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.” — Dolly Parton

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

“It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.” — J. K. Rowling

“I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.” — Emma Stone

“Giving up doesn’t always mean you’re weak. Sometimes you’re just strong enough to let go.” — Taylor Swift

“It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” — Madeleine Albright
“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” — Marilyn Monroe

“And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk more.” — Erica Jong

“I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” — Lucille Ball

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

“Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” — Golda Meir

"Women belong in all places where decisions are being made… It shouldn’t be that women are the exception.” — Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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

“I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.” — Mary Louise Alcott

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