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147 Best Strong Women Quotes & Sayings

Here is a list of 147 Best Strong Women Quotes & Sayings.

 

Strong Women Quotes & Sayings

 

“Behind every strong woman is an amazing story.”

 

“Strong women only scare weak men.”

 

“If at first you don’t succeed, fix your ponytail and go try it again.”

 

“A woman who has a voice is a strong woman by definition.”

 

“Never apologize for being a powerful woman.”

 

“You’re gonna be happy” said life, “but first I’ll make you strong.”

 

“A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.”

 

“Some women are lost in the fire. Some women are built from it.”

 

“It is your job and not anyone else’s, to like you.”

 

“Little girls with dreams become women with vision.”

 

“Be strong and shine amongst the people who never believed in you.”

 

“Know what your worth is and then add tax to that amount.”

 

“You are a woman. That is your superpower.”

 

“I am a strong woman because a strong woman raised me.”

 

“Life is tough darling, but then again, so are you.”

 

“Be the type of woman who does not need other people to validate her.”

 

“Stay strong. Make them wonder how you’re still smiling.”

 

“This woman is made of steel. You can bend her, but she will never break.”

 

“No one has the power to make you feel inferior without your consent.”

 

“Be a fearless woman. Do not hesitate to chase after the things that set your soul on fire.”

 

“Courage is the best protection that any woman can have.”

 

“Sometimes it takes balls to be a woman.”

 

“Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women.”

 

“She believed she could, so she did.”

 

“Never apologize to anyone for being a strong woman.”

 

“You don’t have to play masculine to be a strong woman.” – Mary Elizabeth Winstead

 

“Let’s be clear, I’m a strong woman.” – Bethenny Frankel

 

“Never limit yourself because of how limited other peoples’ imaginations are.”

 

“If my strength intimidates you, I hope you realize that’s a weakness of yours.”

 

“I know what I bring to the table. So trust me when I say I’m not afraid to eat alone.”

 

“No matter how bad things get, nobody can dim the light that shines inside you.”

 

“A strong woman is one who is able to smile this morning like she wasn’t crying last night.”

 

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

 

“Know what you bring to the table. And never be afraid to eat alone.”

 

“A strong woman stands up for herself. A stronger woman stands up for everybody else.”

 

“Be a first-rate version of yourself, not a second-rate version of someone else.”

 

“A woman can be completely unstoppable after she realizes how much she is worth.”

 

“The most dangerous thing in the world is a silent, smiling woman.”

 

“One of the strongest things you can do as a woman is to know who you are and not be ashamed of it.”

 

“A man has to do what a man has to do, while a woman has to do what he can’t do.”

 

“Confidence and intelligence are always beautiful in a woman.”

 

“If you don’t like being a doormat then get off the floor.” – Al Anon

 

“You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it.”

 

“You are a strong woman. Do not wait for someone to rescue you.”

 

“Your life will shrink or expand depending on the amount of courage you have.”

 

“Life gets much easier when a woman becomes her own best friend instead of her own worst enemy.”

 

“Stop waiting to find the light at the end of the tunnel and be the light for yourself.”

 

“There’s fire in her. If loved correctly she will warm your entire home. If abused she will burn it down.”

 

“She’s a strong cup of black coffee in a world that is drunk on the cheap wine of shallow love.”

 

“She was a wild one; always stomping on eggshells that everyone else tip-toed on.” – Kaitlin Foster

 

“I would rather be handsome for an hour than pretty for a week.” – Tilda Swinton

 

“You cannot be broken because you are a diamond, tougher than nails and a jewel in the rough.”

 

“I’m tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, Okay.” – Madonna

 

“I am proud of the woman I am today because I went through one hell of a time becoming her.”

 

“She is clothed in strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.”

 

“Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.” – Jennifer Lopez

 

“I am not a difficult woman at all. I am simply a strong woman and know my worth.”

 

“It is not a question of who is going to let you. It is a question of who is going to stop you.”

 

“A strong woman is not just born strong. She is forged through the fires of life.”

 

“Never wish for women to have power over men, but wish for women to have power over themselves.”

 

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.”

 

“Be the kind of woman that when your feet hit the floor each morning the devil says “Oh crap, she’s up!”

 

“Once you figure out what respect tastes like, it tastes better than attention.” – Pink

 

“A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars.” – Carly Simon

 

“Behind every successful woman is someone who believes in her, who has the confidence that she can achieve her dreams. That person is herself.”

 

“Being a woman is hard enough because you have to think like a man, act like a lady, and look like a young girl.”

 

“The world needs more strong women. These are women who lift other women up, who stand together side by side and live bravely.”

 

“When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.” – Helen Keller

 

“At 70 years old if I could give my younger self one piece of advice, it would be to use the words ‘fuck off’ much more frequently.” – Helen Mirren

 

“If you cannot find a good role model out there, then be one so you can be a role model to other women out there.”

 

“She was powerful not because she wasn’t scared but because she went on so strongly, despite the fear.” – Atticus

 

“Stay strong and make them all wonder how you are still smiling after everything that you have been through.”

 

“I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.” – Mother Teresa

 

“If you are afraid to say what it is you want, then you will not get what you want. Strong women go after what they want in life.”

 

“You are a powerful woman not because you have never been scared, but because you have been able to push forward in spite of your own fears.”

 

“A strong woman will stop trying to stay somewhere if she feels unwanted. Instead of trying to fix everything that is not her fault, she will just simply walk away.”

 

“You may be changed by what happens to you, but never allow yourself to be reduced by that experience. Instead, let it make you a stronger woman.”

 

“Whatever you do, be different – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.” – Anita Roddick

 

“The strongest actions for a woman is to love herself, be herself and shine amongst those who never believed she could.”

 

“A strong woman is someone who can build a strong foundation from the bricks that other people have thrown at her.”

 

“Strong women don’t play the victim. Don’t make themselves look pitiful and don’t point fingers. They stand and they deal.” – Mandy Hale

 

“A strong woman builds her own world. She is one who is wise enough to know that it will attract the man she will gladly share it with.”

 

“A strong woman understands that the gifts such as logic, decisiveness, and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all of her gifts.” – Nancy Rathburn

 

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Maya Angelou

 

“Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.” – Margaret Thatcher

 

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

 

“Strong women are often misperceived as cold and mean simply because they refuse to be disrespected, mistreated or taken for granted.”

 

“You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.” – Rosalynn Carter

 

“Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.” – Charlotte Whitton

 

“Strong women can often be misunderstood to be cold and mean simply because they have refused to be disrespected and taken for granted.”

 

“One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.” – Sheila Murray Bethel

 

“Take care of yourself now that you’re old enough to know how. Drink water, sleep eight hours (I wish), and don’t go within 400 feet of a tanning booth or I’ll slap you. Hard.” – Olivia Wilde

 

“I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody’s passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn’t mind learning.” – Amy Poehler

 

“Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses.” – Madame Marie du Deffand

 

“Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is.” – Anne Frank

 

“Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, “She doesn’t have what it takes.” They will say, “Women don’t have what it takes.” – Clare Boothe Luce

 

“Strong women need not declare they can carry all the burdens in life. They just quietly do it and survive with a smile.”

 

“She turned her can’t do’s into can do’s and transformed her dreams into plans.”

 

“Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you.” – Hillary Clinton

 

“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” – Melinda Gates

 

“I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles.” – Audrey Hepburn

 

“A strong woman loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, and perseveres… not matter what life at her.”

 

“Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.”

 

“And one day she discovered that she was fierce, and strong, and full of fire, and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears.” – Mark Anthony

 

“Be a strong woman. So your daughter will have a role model and your son will know what to look for in a woman when he’s a man.”

 

“Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour

 

“We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.” – Sheryl Sandberg

 

“Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.” – Helen Keller

 

“Strong women wear their pain like they do stilettos. No matter how much it hurts, all you see is the beauty of it.”

 

“I am a strong woman with or without this other person, with or without this job, and with or without these tight pants.”

 

“The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.” – Albert Einstein

 

“I’m lucky my wife is a strong woman. She’s one of the stronger people I’ve ever met. It’s hard for me to be away, but I know my home life is fine because my wife is there.” – Darius Rucker

 

“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

 

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

 

“I like to play a strong woman, but a strong woman can also be very fragile and vulnerable at the same time.” – Carice van Houten

 

“I’ve often thought it unfair that women are expected to stay at home when there’s a fight to be won. If a woman has the strength to bear a child, she can swing a sword as well as any man.” – Karen Hawkins

 

“When you are a strong woman, you will attract trouble. When a man feels threatened, there is always trouble.” – Barbara Taylor Bradford

 

“A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done.” – Marge Piercy

 

“Life has knocked me down a few times, it showed me things I never wanted to see. I experienced sadness and failures. But one thing for sure, I always get up.”

 

“A strong woman will automatically stop trying if she feels unwanted. She won’t fix it or beg, she’ll just walk away.”

 

“Forgive those who insult you, attack you, belittle you or take you for granted. But more than this, forgive yourself for allowing them to hurt you.”

 

“She’s a simple woman, made to look complicated by a man who isn’t man enough to provide the things she deserves.”

 

“Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“The world needs strong women. Women who will lift and build others, who will love and be loved. Women who live bravely, both tender and fierce. Women of indomitable will.”

 

“Beneath every strong, independent woman lies a broken little girl who had to learn how to get back up and to never depend on anyone.”

 

“You must know that you can do this. You are strong. You will make it. Just hang on and keep believing in yourself, always.”

 

“I’m not someone who can be controlled. I want someone who will watch me do my thing and be like “that’s my girl”

 

“Mirror, mirror on the wall, I’ll always get up after I fall. And whether I run, walk or have to crawl, I’ll set my goals and achieve them all.”

 

“You can tell who the strong women are. They are the ones you see building one another up instead of tearing each other down.”

 

“She’s badass with a good heart, soft but strong. Unapologetic and honest. She’s the type of women you go to war beside, the type of woman you marry.”

 

“I am a woman with thoughts and questions and shit to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story – I will.” – Amy Schumer

 

“Strong women aren’t simply born. We are forged through the challenges of life. With each challenge we grow mentally and emotionally. We move forward with our head held high and a strength that can not be denied. A woman who’s been through the storm and survived. We are warriors.”

 

“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” – Marie Curie

 

“I am a strong woman. Everything that’s hit me in life I’ve dealt with on my own. I’ve cried myself to sleep. Picked myself back up and wiped my own tears. I have grown from things meant to break me. I get stronger by the day and I have God to thank for that.”

 

“Be that strong girl that everyone knew would make it through the worst. Be that fearless girl the one would dare to do anything. Be that independent girl, who doesn’t need a man. Be that girl who never backed down.”

 

“We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.” – Kavita Ramdas

 

“A strong woman is one who feels deeply and loves fiercely. Her tears flow as abundantly as her laughter. A strong woman is both soft and powerful, she is both practical and spiritual. A strong woman in her essence is a gift to the world.”

 

“I am a strong woman. I don’t sit around feeling sorry for myself, nor let people mistreat me. I don’t respond to people who dictate to me or try to bring me down. If I fall I will rise up even stronger because I am a survivor and not a victim. I am in control of my life and there is nothing I can’t achieve.”

 

“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

 

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou

 

“The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race.” – Susan B. Anthony

 

“Figure out who are you separate from your family, and the man or woman you’re in a relationship with. Find who you are in this world and what you need to feel good alone. I think that’s the most important thing in life. Find a sense of self. With that, you can do anything else.” – Angelina Jolie

 

“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.” – Oprah Winfrey

 

“Most people who meet my wife quickly conclude that she is remarkable. They are right about this. She is smart, funny and thoroughly charming. Often, after hearing her speak at some function or working with her on a project, people will approach me and say something to the effect of, you know, I think the world of you, Barack, but your wife, wow!”

 

“The girls who were unanimously considered beautiful often rested on their beauty alone. I felt I had to do things, to be intelligent and develop a personality in order to be seen as attractive. By the time I realized maybe I wasn’t plain and might even possibly be pretty, I had already trained myself to be a little more interesting and informed.” – Diane Von Furstenberg

 

“Women have to work much harder to make it in this world. It really pisses me off that women don’t get the same opportunities as men do, or money for that matter. Because lets face it, money gives men the power to run the show. It gives men the power to define our values and to define what’s sexy and what’s feminine and that’s bullshit. At the end of the day, it’s not about equal rights, it’s about how we think. We have to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves.”

 

“We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls: ‘You can have ambition, but not too much. You should aim to be successful, but not too successful. Otherwise, you will threaten the man.’ Because I am female, I am expected to aspire to marriage. I am expected to make my life choices, always keeping in mind that marriage is the most important. Now, marriage can be a source of joy and love and mutual support, but why do we teach girls to aspire to marriage and we don’t teach boys the same?” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

 

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