Women In History Quotes

Women In History Quotes by Lucille Ball, Maya Angelou, Nora Ephron, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Marianne Williamson, Marie Curie and many others.

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I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.
Lucille Ball
Without courage we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency.
Maya Angelou
Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.
Nora Ephron
Our ‘pathway’ is straight to the ballot box, with no variableness nor shadow of turning.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world.
Marianne Williamson
Now is the time to understand more, so we fear less.
Marie Curie
We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.
Marian Wright Edelman
We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.
Malala Yousafzai
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
Mother Teresa
The history of all times, and of today especially, teaches that…women will be forgotten if they forget to think about themselves.
Louise Otto-Peters
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
Marianne Williamson
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.
Alice Walker
You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.
Michelle Obama
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!
Audrey Hepburn
Toughness doesn’t have to come in a pinstripe suit.
Dianne Feinstein
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure about you. We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.
Marianne Williamson
The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.
Ayn Rand
Our society is so caught up in winning, we forget that most of the great men and women in history have, at one time or another, failed at something. Often repeatedly, and discouragingly. But each failure is nothing more than a brick in the wall that forms the foundation of our success. We can’t forget that.
Carleton Young
I didn’t see many female politicians on TV. I didn’t see women in history textbooks, so I did geography, and art and English literature. But I know I must have been affected by not seeing women represented.
Emma Watson
For women, history does not exist. Murasaki, Sappho, and Madame Lafayette might be their own contemporaries.
Cesare Pavese
There is no life that does not contribute to history.
Dorothy West
People just want to hear some common sense… and I bring to bear the experience in local government and state government and national government – I was the first woman in history on the Senate Finance Committee – not to mention the diplomatic international experience.
Carol Moseley Braun
If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.
Katharine Hepburn
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
We were born to make manifest the glory of God within us.
Marianne Williamson
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Nelson Mandela
We ask only for justice and equal rights-the right to vote, the right to our own earnings, equality before the law.
Lucy Stone
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
I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels.
Maya Angelou
If society will not admit of woman’s free development, then society must be remodeled.
Elizabeth Blackwell
Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.
Ella Fitzgerald
Failure is impossible.
Susan B. Anthony
Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry.
Gloria Steinem
Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do.
Ella Fitzgerald
Walk the street with us into history. Get off the sidewalk.
Dolores Huerta
The truth has never been told about women in history: that everywhere man has gone woman has gone too, and what he has done she has done also. Women are ignorant of their own past and ignorant of their own importance in that past.
Pearl S. Buck
I’m inspired by failure. The process of defeat – picking yourself back up again is the hardest thing in the world.
Lolo Jones
What we are is God’s gift to us. What we become is our gift to God.
Eleanor Powell
Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
Gloria Steinem
A charming woman… doesn’t follow the crowd. She is herself.
Loretta Young
Your playing small does not serve the world. Who are you not to be great?
Marianne Williamson
Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
Gloria Steinem
It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union…. Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less
Susan B. Anthony
If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner.
Tallulah Bankhead
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
Oprah Winfrey
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Maya Angelou
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Rosa Parks
The best protection any woman can have… is courage.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations… can never effect a reform.
Susan B. Anthony
I raise up my voice-not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard…we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.
Malala Yousafzai
I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too.
Elizabeth I
Your playing small doesn’t serve the world.
Marianne Williamson
I may be the first woman member of Congress, but I won’t be the last.
Jeannette Rankin
The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.
Gloria Steinem
There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.
Susan B. Anthony
There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made.
Michelle Obama
A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
Eleanor Roosevelt
I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity.
Michelle Obama
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Marianne Williamson