19 inspirational quotes from 19 inspirational women – International Women’s Day 2019

Today is International Women’s Day 2019. To celebrate we’ve gathered 19 incredible quotes from 19 incredible women to inspire and motivate. We all need encouragement when planning to make a presentation, and hearing these astounding people who have all succeeded in their chosen fields, will help.

Without further ado…

“Restore connection’ is not just for devices, it is for people too. If we cannot disconnect, we cannot lead.”

-Arianna Huffington

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

-Marie Curie

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


“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”

-Anais Nin

“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

“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

“On my own I will just create, and if it works, it works, and if it doesn’t, I’ll create something else. I don’t have any limitations on what I think I could do or be.”

-Oprah Winfrey

“Run to the fire; don’t hide from it.”

-Meg Whitman

“Courage calls to courage everywhere”

-Millicent Fawcett

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

-Eleanor Roosevelt

“The most effective way to do it, is to do it.”

-Amelia Earhart

“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.”

-Katharine Hepburn

“We can do no great things, only small things with great love.”

-Mother Teresa

“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.”

-Margaret Thatcher

“Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.”

-Ingrid Bergman

“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.”

-Estée Lauder

“Yes, I’m a feminist, because I see all women as smart, gifted, and tough.”

-Zaha Hadid

“I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail my ship.”

-Louisa May Alcott

“A lot of people would say ‘sexy’ is about the body. But to me, ‘sexy’ is a woman with confidence. I admire women who have very little fear.”

-Allegra Versace

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