Each and every person has their own definition of feminism. But all of these definitions combined, will eventually work-up to one goal― which is empowering and inspiring women around the world, despite their situation or consequences. Backed by history, women have been discriminated against for a really long time. It is about time that the situation changes. Here are 34 inspirational quotes for women, to help their struggle in finding a place in this prejudiced society.

34 Quotes to Inspire Women:

  1. “Educate a man and you educate an individual. Educate a woman and you educate a family”.
    A.Cripps
  2. “If you want something said, ask a man. if you want something done, ask a woman.”
    Margaret Thatcher
  3. “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
  4. “A nation’s power comes with empowering its women.”
    Unknown
  5. “You don’t have to be pretty. You don’t owe prettiness to anyone. Not to your boyfriend, spouse, partner, not to your co-workers, especially not to random men on the street. You don’t owe it to your mother, you don’t owe it to your children, you don’t owe it to civilization in general. Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked ‘female.'”
    Erin McKean
  6. “Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. Women are already strong, it’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.”
    G.D. Anderson
  7. “A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.”
    Melinda Gates
  8. “A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.”
    Gloria Steinem
  9. “Feminism is not a men-hating movement, it’s a women’s rights movement”
    Unknown
  10. “I raise up my voice, not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard… We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.”
    Malala Yousafzai
  11. “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.”
    Michelle Obama
  12. “I always wanted to be a femme fatale. Even when I was a young girl, I never really wanted to be a girl. I wanted to be a woman.”
    Diane von Furstenberg
  13. “Feminism is for everybody.”
    Bell hooks
  14. “Women are leaders everywhere you look—from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women, and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes.”
    Nancy Pelosi
  15. “Now is the time when we need more female voices in the world than ever”
    Unknown
  16. “To all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful, and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams.”
    Hillary Clinton
  17. “Whether I am meant to or not, I challenge assumptions about women. I do make some people uncomfortable, which I’m well aware of, but that’s just part of coming to grips with what I believe is still one of the most important pieces of unfinished business in human history—empowering women to be able to stand up for themselves.”
    Hillary Clinton
  18. “We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead.”
    Beyoncé
  19. “There are many ways in which we can fight back, so let’s fight back with everything we got!”
    Unknown
  20. “Women must learn to play the game as men do.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt
  21. “You could make a case that, along with the technological revolution, the most provocative upending destabilizing thrilling change in the course of human history is that we’re finally in it… We’re here now, women are in the world, and we will not be bullied.”
    Meryl Streep
  22. “No woman should be told she can’t make decisions about her own body. When women’s rights are under attack, we fight back.”
    Kamala Harris
  23. “Around the world there are countless examples of women rising, taking leadership, taking their destiny into their own hands, inspiring all of us. But women and girls are still the majority of the victims of war. They are over half of all refugees and the vast majority of the victims of rape and other sexual and gender-based violence.”
    Angelina Jolie
  24. “Be the change you want to see in the world.”
    Unknown
  25. “Human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights, once and for all.”
    Hillary Clinton
  26. “Women’s freedom is a sign of social freedom.”
    Rosa Luxemburg
  27. Justice is about making sure that being polite is not the same thing as being quiet. In fact, oftentimes, the most righteous thing you can do is shake the table.
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  28. “They cannot stand that a refugee, a black woman, an immigrant, a Muslim, shows up in Congress thinking she’s equal to them. But I say to them, ‘How else did you expect me to show up?'”
    Ilhan Omar
  29. “Women have discovered that they cannot rely on men’s chivalry to give them justice.”
    Helen Keller
  30. “Being feminine means being strong, having an impact, and making decisions for yourself”
    Unknown
  31. “Maybe it just boils down to: I’m a woman who’s really into her career, so I’m obsessed with the craft of my work… There’s a romance in that for me.”
    Mitski
  32. “Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.”
    Toni Morrison
  33. “For most of our lives we are told to be quiet, but we never realized that we can make our own rules.”
    Unknown
  34. “Women, if the soul of the nation is to be saved, I believe you must become its soul.”
    Coretta Scott King

That concludes our list of inspirational and motivational quotes about women empowerment and feminism. These statements and sayings are very good for every woman who needs a little reassurance to conquer the world and achieve her goals.

Yousra B
Author

Yousra B. is an author at Womenhancers. Her passion is to share positivity through her stories. She loves to discuss inspiring women’s stories in the category Women Of The Month. Her favourite piece of writing is about Jlo’s daily routine, as it is very motivating and inspiring. 

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