“I am no bird, and no net ensnares me. I am a free human being with an independent will.” – Charlotte Bronte

“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand

“The best protection any woman can have … is courage.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa

“Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down. And trust your instincts…good relationships feel good. They feel right. They don’t hurt.” – Oprah Winfrey

“I am my own woman, and I am proud of who I am.” – Serena Williams

“You don’t have to be perfect to be amazing.” – Unknown

“Happiness and confidence are the prettiest things you can wear.” – Taylor Swift

“I am not afraid, I was born to do this.” – Joan of Arc

“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

“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

“I have come to believe that caring for myself is not indulgent. Caring for myself is an act of survival.” – Audre Lorde

“You don’t have to be perfect to inspire others. Let people get inspired by how you deal with your imperfections.” – Unknown

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

“You must know that you can do this. You are strong, beautiful, brave, and wise.” – Unknown

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

“You are enough. You are so enough, it is unbelievable how enough you are.” – Sierra Boggess

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“She believed she could, so she did.” – Unknown

“A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” – Nancy Pelosi

“I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.” – Emma Stone

“Every woman’s success should be an inspiration to another. We’re strongest when we cheer each other on.” – Serena Williams

“You have what it takes to be a victorious, independent, fearless woman.” – Tyra Banks

“The most effective way to do it is to do it.” – Amelia Earhart

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

“Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.” – Alfred Montapert

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

“Sometimes it takes balls to be a woman.” – Maya Angelou