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  • Writer's pictureBeth Linton

30 Inspirational Quotes from Books.

Updated: Feb 11, 2021

Inspirational book quotes for women: “A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.” Diane Mariechild

“Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” Vivian Greene

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will, which I now exert to leave you.” Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre

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“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

“I was not rescued by a prince; I was the administrator of my own rescue.” Elizabeth Gilbert

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“Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply about what you believe in. And, when you stumble, keep faith. And, when you’re knocked down, get right back up and never listen to anyone who says you can’t or shouldn’t go on.” Hillary Rodham Clinton

“You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” Brigham Young

“Some women choose to follow men, and some choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.” Lady Gaga

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

“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” Dolly Parton

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

“Be as pissed off as you want to be. Don’t hold back because you think it’s unladylike or some such nonsense. We shouldn’t be shamed out of our anger. We should be using it. Using it to make change in our own lives, and using it to make change in the lives around us. (I know, I’m cheesy.) So the next time someone calls you emotional, or asks if you’re PMSing, call them on their bullshit.” Jessica Valenti, He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut, and 49 Other Double Standards Every Woman Should Know

“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

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

“Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror.” Byron Katie

“It’s not your job to like me, it’s mine.” Byron Katie

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

“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 with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.” Melinda Gates

“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

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” Nora Ephron

“She is water. Soft enough to offer life, tough enough to drown it away.” Rupi Kaur

“I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values – and follow my own moral compass – then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own.” Michelle Obama

“If you don’t live your life, then who will?” Rihanna

“Everything is within your power, and your power is within you.” Janice Trachtman

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