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As Hillary Clinton enters the final leg of her presidential campaign, here are some of her most powerful quotes

The race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to reach The White House is now in its final moments. Donald Trump’s quotes might have grabbed the most attention over the last ten months, but here are some memorable words from the woman who stood a very real chance of getting becoming the first female POTUS at the US election result 2016.

On keeping an open mind

‘I’ve always believed you can learn something from nearly everybody you meet, if you’re open to it.’

On kindness

‘We should remember that just as a positive outlook on life can promote good health, so can everyday acts of kindness.’

On looking forward

‘Every moment wasted looking back, keeps us from moving forward… In this world and the world of tomorrow, we must go forward together or not at all.’

On feminism

‘Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights. Let us not forget that among those rights are the right to speak freely – and the right to be heard.’

On criticism

‘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.’

On female empowerment

‘We need to understand that there is no formula for how women should lead their lives. That is why we must respect the choices that each woman makes for herself and her family. Every woman deserves the chance to realize her God-given potential.’

On keeping her independence

‘I suppose I could have stayed home and baked cookies and had teas, but what I decided to do was to fulfil my profession which I entered before my husband was in public life.’

On Bill

‘You want me to tell you what my husband thinks? My husband is not secretary of state; I am. If you want my opinion, I will tell you my opinion. I am not going to be channelling my husband.’

On ambition

‘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.’

On women having a voice

‘Too many women in too many countries speak the same language — of silence.’

On feminism (again)

‘I challenge assumptions about women. I do make some people uncomfortable, which I’m well aware of, but that’s just part of coming to grips with what I believe is still one of the most important pieces of unfinished business in human history — empowering women to be able to stand up for themselves.’

On gay rights

‘To LGBT men and women worldwide, let me say this: wherever you live and whatever the circumstances of your life, whether you are connected to a network of support or feel isolated and vulnerable, please know that you are not alone.’

On work

‘Don’t confuse having a career with having a life.’

On tough times

‘There is a sense that things, if you keep positive and optimistic about what can be done, do work out.’

On life

‘I choose my cards. I play them to the best of my ability. Move on to the the next hand.’

On being assertive

‘There’s that kind of double bind that women find themselves in. On the one hand, yes, be smart, stand up for yourself. On the other hand, don’t offend anybody, don’t step on toes, or you’ll become somebody that nobody likes because you’re too assertive.’

On moaning

‘I can’t stand whining. I can’t stand the kind of paralysis that some people fall into because they’re not happy with the choices they’ve made. You live in a time when there are endless choices… Money certainly helps, and having that kind of financial privilege goes a long way, but you don’t even have to have money for it. But you have to work on yourself… Do something!’

On the role of the First Lady

‘We used to say in the White House that if a place is too dangerous, too small or too poor, send the First Lady.’

On realising her ambitions

‘I really do hope that we have a woman president in my lifetime.’

8 Powerful Quotes by Women at the Democratic National Convention

Last night, Hillary Clinton made history when she officially became the first woman to become a major party’s nominee.

At the Democratic National Convention, powerful people gathered to praise Clinton’s accomplishments and laud the efforts of other women during this historic election cycle. Here are a few of Motto’s favorite moments so far:

1. Lena Dunham: “22 years ago, Hillary declared that women’s rights are human rights.”

I’m a pro-choice, feminist, sexual assault survivor with a chronic reproductive illness. Donald and his party think I should be punished for exercising my constitutional rights, and his rhetoric about women takes us back to a time when we were meant to be beautiful and silent. Meanwhile, 22 years ago, Hillary declared that women’s rights are human rights. And she made it possible for my fellow sexual assault survivors in my home state of New York to have access to safe, immediate care in any emergency room. Hillary knows that access and opportunity are the American promise – not transphobia, Islamophobia, xenophobia, and systemic racism. She knows that hatred of all kinds is ours collectively to change, not to ignite for the craven purpose of seeking power.

2. Lucia McBath, Jordan Davis’ mother: “Hillary Clinton isn’t afraid to say, ‘Black lives matter.’”

Hillary Clinton isn’t afraid to say black lives matter. She isn’t afraid to sit at a table with grieving mothers and bear the full force of our anguish. She doesn’t build walls around her heart.

Not only did she listen to our problems, she invited us to become part of the solution.

3. First Lady Michelle Obama: Hillary Clinton “has the guts and the grace to keep coming back and putting those cracks in that highest and hardest glass ceiling until she finally breaks through.”

Leaders like Hillary Clinton who has the guts and the grace to keep coming back and putting those cracks in that highest and hardest glass ceiling until she finally breaks through, lifting all of us along with her.

That is the story of this country, the story that has brought me to this stage tonight, the story of generations of people who felt the lash of bondage, the shame of servitude, the sting of segregation, but who kept on striving and hoping and doing what needed to be done so that today I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves.

4. Eva Longoria: “My family never crossed a border — the border crossed us.”

I’m from a small town in South Texas and if you know your history, Texas used to be part of Mexico. Now, I’m 9th generation American. My family never crossed a border — the border crossed us. So when Donald Trump calls us criminals and rapists, he’s insulting American families. My father is not a criminal or a rapist. In fact, he’s a United States veteran. …

When he said that a wife who works is a very dangerous thing, he not only insulted me, he insulted my mother who worked as a special-education teacher for 40 years and raised four children while being a wife.

5. 11-year-old Karla Oritz: “I have hope.”

I want to grow up to be a lawyer so I can help other families, like us. I have hope. (Clinton) wants me to have the worries of an 11-year-old, not the weight of the world on my shoulders

6. Senator Elizabeth Warren: “I come to you as the daughter of a janitor, a daughter who believes in an America of opportunity.”

I come to you as the daughter of a janitor, a daughter who believes in an America of opportunity. The hand of history is on our shoulders. We know how to build a future, a future that works not just for some of our children, but for all of our children. We know, and we must have the courage to make it happen.

This is about our values, our shared values with our candidates Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine!

We believe that no matter who you are, no matter where you’re from, no matter who you love, equal means equal. Hillary will fight to make sure discrimination has no place in America. And we’re with her!

7. America Ferrera: “Not everyone looks at the millions of young people like me…and sees an investment.”

As a child of Honduran immigrants, I am profoundly grateful for the access and opportunity that exists in this extraordinary nation. I was educated in public schools; my talents were nurtured through public arts programs and occasionally I needed a free meal to get through the school day. Not everyone looks at the millions of young people like me – children born into struggling families, children born to immigrant parents, children who are immigrants themselves – and sees an investment. But Hillary has spent the last 30 years proving what she sees in us. Not our color, gender, or economic status, but our capacity to grow into thriving adults able to contribute great things to this country.

8. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright: “She knows that safeguarding freedom and security is not like hosting a reality TV show.”

Hillary and I share a few things in common. We both went to Wellesley College – so I know where she got her study habits. We are both mothers and grandmothers – so I know where she got her management skills. But we also know what it’s like to step off that plane with the words “United States of America” on it. She knows that safeguarding freedom and security is not like hosting a reality TV show. It is a complex, round-the-clock job that demands not only a steady hand and a cool head, but also a big heart. You are not just representing yourself, you are there for all of us.

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5 Ways We Can Empower Women Globally

By Hira Saeed February 20, 2019

For sustainable development, any progressive nation should take into account critical issues like gender equality and women’s economic empowerment. As evident from surveys, higher female earnings greatly contribute to children’s education and family health, impacting the overall economic growth of a nation. Statistically speaking, women’s contribution to waged work jumped from 42% to 46% between 1997 and 2007. Evidently, achieving women’s economic empowerment is the key to solve issues like gender inequality and poverty and to foster inclusive economic growth as well.

Why Women’s Economic Empowerment Matters?

Women are known to contribute significantly to economics in the form of business, entrepreneurial work, or unpaid labor (sadly!). While women living in some parts of the developed countries have the role of decision maker and influencers, gender discrimination remains a debilitating social issue in many parts of the world, and those subaltern women are often alarmingly affected by poverty, discrimination, and other forms of vulnerable exploitations.

As any developing nation would agree, sustainable economic growth is unthinkable without women empowerment, and measures for gender inclusion is the driving factor of social progress and economic growth. Working women have an enormous contribution to education, health, and wellness and therefore achieving gender equality is indispensable to holistic developments.

Ways to Empower Women for Sustainable Development

As issues of women’s economic empowerment and gender equality gain momentum on the global stage, nations across the globe are implementing incredible measures to reduce thegender gap and promote economic equality. To play your part in the movement, some of the ways we can follow of achieving women’s economic empowerment for a sustainable development are discussed below:

1. Place women as leaders and give them decision making roles

Although many women are now powerful contributors to the economy of some states, gender equality is still a myth in the greater part of the world. Women have actively started participating in the tech industry, food production, natural resource management, domestic wellness, entrepreneurial work, as well as energy and climate change. But, most women still don’t have access to good job opportunities and resources to get a better-paid job. As the focus shifts towards inclusive economic structures, providing women with leadership opportunities and making them a part of decision making can go a long way in achieving women’s empowerment.

2. More Job Opportunities for Women:

Despite being significant contributors to social and financial development, women don’t have access to equal job opportunities. Equal rights programmes can invest significantly in promoting decent jobs and public policies, advocating growth and development.

3. Invest in Women’s Entrepreneurial Ideas, Emotionally and Financially:

An effective way of tackling gender inequality is entrusting women with entrepreneurial work. The state can take initiatives to train women in business skills for better job opportunities. Looking at the global developments, many developing countries are spending a percentage of annual revenues in women’s developments. By investing in women’s education and providing them with entrepreneurial opportunities, the unequal pay gap can be ruled out from the socio-economic scene, encouraging women to increase their participation in the supply chain.

4. Taking Action against Unpaid Labour Work:

One of the biggest concerns about gender inequality is women’s unpaid labor. Many marginalized groups, including rural women and domestic workers, are often deprived of economic independence and many times their labors go unnoticed by society. With empowerment policies striving to raise the incomes of women, resources can be appropriately managed to eradicate the issue. Unpaid labor is a growing concern among many developing countries, and this is primarily associated with rural and low-skilled workers. By controlling the driving factors and protecting women from violence and social abuses, women can be encouraged to explore and utilize their potential.

5. Mentoring Women Professionally and Personally:

Implementing fancy rules cannot drive away unequal pay gaps and the lack of job opportunities for women. To eliminate the problem from the grass-root levels, gender-sensitive economic policies should be deployed. To help women actualize their entrepreneurial goals and promote them as leaders, mentoring programmes should adopt a more holistic approach wherein both personal and the professional aspects are taken care of. Income-making skills are not always successful in building empowering personalities, and empowerment schemes can launch competent mentoring programmes to cater to the growing fiduciary demands.

Closing Thoughts:

The women empowerment programmes are investing abundantly in the welfare and empowerment of women, encouraging women to break free from their traditional roles and do away with gender stereotypes. There are various ways of achieving women’s financial empowerment and the aforementioned recommendations are only to name a few. To keep up with the changing global trends and fulfill sustainable development goals, it’s time to break barriers and explore alternative programmes for advocating equal opportunities for women and promoting financial inclusivity.

1 Create a safe space: Women in South Asia often have nowhere to gather with other women and talk about issues like gender equity, women’s rights, or health. READ Centers provide a safe, trusted space for women to gather and learn.

“The Center is a safe place for women, and we don’t really need approval from our family to visit.”

2 Support independence and mobility: Most women in rural Nepal and India have to ask their husbands for permission to leave home. Because of their local READ Center, a large majority of women (75-77%) report being able to freely travel outside of their home unaccompanied.

3 Teach women to read: If you are illiterate, simple things like reading signs on a road, numbers on a phone, or directions on a medicine bottle make daily life a struggle. READ Centers teach thousands of women to read each year.

“, I felt like I was blind. I began to see the world after coming to the library.”

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4 Increase savings and income: 63% of women increased their savings or income after joining savings cooperatives at READ Centers in Nepal. Savings cooperatives allow women to invest money and then take turns receiving micro-loans to start micro-businesses or invest in education for their children.

5 Teach job skills and seed businesses: Women learn beekeeping, mushroom farming, sewing, and other income-generating skills through training programs at READ Centers. One in five Nepali women report going on to start her own income-generating business after joining a savings cooperative and taking skills training at a READ Center.

6 Build self-esteem and confidence: A majority of women (58-83%) report that their self-esteem or confidence has increased since coming to a READ Center – helping them to become more comfortable speaking in front of groups and sharing opinions.

7 Boost decision-making power: About two-thirds of women in Nepal (62%) and India (68%) say that they have greater decision-making power in their homes and communities as a result of coming to the READ Center.

“We were mostly busy doing household activities before… we now can travel outside of the village alone, in our family, and participate in decisions related to our children’s education.”

8 Impact health: Women report increased influence in their families and communities after receiving training or information from their local READ Center on health care, family planning, domestic violence and reproductive rights. Almost all READ Center users (88-97%) access health information and services at Centers that they would not otherwise be able to access.

“I learned about women’s empowerment, women’s rights, gender equity… Now I can raise my voice against any form of violence…”

9 Build networks: By building social networks, women have more support and greater opportunities to effect change in their communities. Three-quarters of women in Nepal and half in India and Bhutan report expanding their network through their local READ Center. Women say that once this network is in place, they are emboldened by the knowledge that they are not alone in facing issues like domestic violence, reproductive health or family planning, and that they are inspired to help other women in their community by sharing the knowledge they have learned about these topics.

10 Create public leaders: In South Asia (particularly Bhutan), women rarely hold public leadership roles. READ Centers provide leadership training for women to increase their presence in the public sphere. 61-65% of women report that they are now able to express their opinions in public or in their home. Women report joining committees, facilitating meetings, participating in protests, raising their voices against violence, and organizing community programs.

“Before joining the Center I had a belief that women were bound to be in the house as housewives. But I realize that… women are also capable of doing everything.”

11 Great Women’s Empowerment Workshop Ideas

What is a women’s empowerment workshop? Essentially, it’s an event designed to help women gain confidence, practice self-care, and support each other’s personal or professional success. Whether you’re hosting a multi-day retreat or a break-out group at a conference or convention, these 11 women’s empowerment workshop ideas can be adapted to suit your group’s needs. From games and activities, to guest speakers and presentations, you’ll find plenty of options here to make your women’s empowerment group a success!

1. Be selective — but not exclusive

Before you start planning activities, decide what objectives you want this group to achieve. Is your goal to help women succeed in the workplace — or in higher education? Are you working with college students or entrepreneurs? The focus of your group will depend on the age, goals, and life experience of your participants, so it’s important to have an idea of who will attend.

Because of this, it may be helpful to have an application process or selection criteria for your event. If it’s a closed workshop with a limited number of spaces, ask applicants to submit a short bio or mission statement so you can make sure everyone is on the same page. At the same time, you can avoid excluding people who want to attend by offering a scholarship or discounted tickets to those who can’t afford it.

2. Rent a memorable venue

One of the best ways to make an impact with your event is to host it at a space that can live up to the occasion. Renting a Peerspace venue is among the top women’s empowerment workshop ideas because you’ll find spaces that offer everything from feminine chic to business casual vibes.

Plus, many Peerspace venues come with professional lighting and A/V gear available on-site or to rent from a local vendor. Choose a space that has all of the amenities you need, from a yoga studio with hardwood floors to a modern industrial kitchen. If you can’t find something that you need on-site, call up the Concierge service to see if they can have it delivered.

In fact, you can even design and create your own Peerspace venue, as these two women did when they created the New Women Space in Brooklyn!

3. Host a coding bootcamp

It’s becoming a bit of a cliche, but learning to code is still a great way to empower women to find jobs in tech and related STEM fields. From Women Who Code to the Hackbright Academy’s All Women’s Coding Bootcamp, there are dozens of organizations out there offering coding events in women-only environments. If you want to host your own, just plan your event at a Peerspace venue like this coworking space in Chicago with free Wi-Fi and plenty of desk space.

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4. Have a public speaking contest

Public speaking can be difficult for anyone, but it’s especially important for women in business and politics to be able to address a large audience with confidence. Give your participants the chance to practice their skills by hosting a Toastmasters-style public speaking event.

5. Plan a photo or video project

There’s no better way to push back against the male gaze than by taking charge of the camera. Global Girls Media has been empowering female activists and journalists around the world with their women-centric video projects. In the US, the Female Farmer Project documents women working in agriculture to overturn the typical stereotype of the male farmer.

A photo project is an especially great women’s empowerment workshop idea for young people, who may be social media savvy, but not yet familiar with media criticism or gender theory.

6. Host a mini maker faire

Laser cutters, 3-D printers, and other tools can be a lot of fun to use — but they can also be hard to get access to if you aren’t part of a makerspace. Add some hands-on activities to your event by hosting a mini-maker faire at this creative workspace in Berkeley.

7. Plan a multicultural cooking class

With so many female chefs in the media, it may not seem like an industry that women need to be empowered to enter. But for those who don’t fit the image of a celebrity chef, it can still be a challenging industry to break into — particularly for immigrants and women of color. That’s why Across Our Kitchen Tables focuses on empowering women to share their traditional practices and recipes — even if they don’t have a formal background in the culinary industry.

You can host your own cooking class at one of the many Peerspace venues that includes an industrial kitchen or even a studio kitchen for video and Instagram shoots.

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8. Host a memoir-writing activity

Whether your workshop is geared toward experienced bloggers or first-time writers, hosting a memoir-writing exercise is a great way to encourage creativity and explore new ideas. Invite a well-known writer like Cheryl Strayed (author of Wild) to lead your workshop, or come up with your own exercises and share the results of your work in a group feedback session.

9. Head outdoors — or rent a yurt!

You don’t have to hike the Pacific Crest Trail to find inspiration outdoors. Include a short hike during your workshop, or choose a scenic outdoor venue (such as a yurt) to host your entire event. Plan for guided meditations, embodiment exercises, and other wellness activities that combine reflection and relaxation in a natural setting.

10. Attend an equine leadership workshop

Leadership is an important skill to include in any women’s empowerment workshop, but how can you offer new insights that haven’t been explored already? One idea is to include equine assisted coaching (EAC) in your agenda. Although this involves traveling to a farm or ranch, working with horses is a great way to put leadership skills into practice in a hands-on way.

11. Screen a movie

Conclude your women’s empowerment workshop with a screening of an inspiring documentary or movie at a private screening room. Whether it’s a mainstream movie like Wonder Woman, or something a little more subtle, choose a film that will inspire your guests to keep moving toward their goals even after they walk out the door of your workshop.

Choosing the right women’s empowerment ideas can be tricky, as each of your guests will have their own expectations of what the workshop should be. That’s why we’ve tried to find as broad a range of women’s empowerment workshop ideas as possible. Whether you stick to a specific industry or career path, or decide to make your event more open-ended, use these ideas as a guideline to put together the perfect workshop agenda for your group.

The Most Feminist Michelle Obama Quotes Will Remind You How She’s Everything A FLOTUS Should Be & More

President Obama has instituted plenty of policies that are great for women — hi, free birth control — but he’s not the only feminist living in the White House. Michelle Obama has shared plenty of feminist quotes, too, and her words are seriously inspiring for women everywhere. In one of the most recent examples, Obama wrote an essay for The Atlantic earlier this month about Let Girls Learn, the White House’s initiative to help educate the 62 million girls around the world who aren’t in school. Obama believes the United States has a moral obligation to help girls access education, and she plans to help achieve that goal.

It’s clear from her essay that Obama is passionate about helping young girls continue their education, but that’s not the only women’s rights issue she cares about. Obama has spoken out about everything from the importance of motherhood to her favorite feminist “girl power” playlist. It’s obvious she and the president are on the same page about gender equality, and she’s got the record to support her statements. ” As a first lady, a mother, and a human being, I cannot walk away from these girls, and I plan to keep raising my voice on their behalf for the rest of my life,” Obama wrote in The Atlantic. And as these quotes demonstrate, Obama has already raised her voice to support women plenty of times.

“Every mother works hard, and every woman deserves to be respected.”

Obama tweeted this in 2012, and it’s as true now as it was then. True feminism means supporting women’s decisions, even if you don’t personally agree with them. Obama is reminding us that whether or not someone chooses to be a mother is no one’s decision but her own, and we should respect women’s choices either way.

“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.”

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Obama shared this quote in May 2014, when she addressed the class of African fellows who spent six weeks in the United States for the Mandela Washington Fellowship. Obama told the fellows that leadership includes creating opportunities for all people, including women and girls. During the address, Obama also said that “any man who uses his strength to oppress women is a coward, and he is holding back the progress of his family and his country.”

“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.”

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Obama has said that she encourages her daughters to be whatever they want to be as they grow up. In this 2012 quote, during a speech about the United States having a female president in the future, Obama said that she tells her daughters that “women and girls can do whatever they want.” She added that “there is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish,” whether that’s in politics or in other fields.

“When girls are educated, their countries become stronger and more prosperous.”

Before writing about Let Girls Learn for The Atlantic, Obama was already promoting girls’ education across the globe. Obama shared this quote during a 2013 visit to Africa, where she visited an all-girls middle school in Dakar, Senegal.

“As women, we must stand up for each other.”

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Intersectionality is something that’s too often absent from discussions of feminism in America. In a 2009 speech at the State Department Women of Courage Awards, Obama recognized that fact, saying that women need to support each other:

The women we honor today teach us three very important lessons. One, that as women, we must stand up for ourselves. The second, as women, we must stand up for each other. And finally, as women, we must stand up for justice for all.

“You don’t want to be with a boy who’s too stupid to appreciate a smart young woman.”

Michelle Obama shared this statement, along with other feminist gems, when addressing young people at the “Power of an Educated Girl” panel at the Apollo Theater in New York this September. Obama also advised teen girls to “beat the boys” by putting time into their educations.

“When you’ve worked hard, and done well, and walked through that doorway of opportunity, you do not slam it shut behind you. You reach back.”

Michelle Obama shared this gem while speaking at the 2012 DNC convention. She again reminded people that feminism isn’t just about helping yourself — it’s about making sure others have the same opportunities, whatever their gender, race, or socioeconomic status.

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It’s clear that equal rights are a priority for both President Obama and Michelle Obama. Whatever Michelle Obama does next, whether it’s continuing her work with Let Girls Learn or starting a new initiative, it’s sure to benefit everyone, especially women.

7 inspirational quotes from Barack Obama that show why we need more feminists like him

Barack Obama served as the 44th President of the United States of America, from January 2009 to 20 January 2017.

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Barack Obama has been vocal about women empowerment, gender equality, and right to equal pay, and as a father to daughters Malia and Sasha, he has proudly worn the feminist tag.

In his time as the President of the United States, Obama and his administration also focused on some of the challenges women face, such as education, entrepreneurship, health, violence, and leadership. Time and again he has publicly acknowledged the role of the women in his life, especially his wife, Michelle Obama.

Among the world leaders he has been a vocal agent of change and always led by example. This is the reason why many women admire and world look up to him.

On his birthday today we celebrate the leader, the feminist, the father, and the husband with some of his choicest quotes:

“That’s what 21st century feminism is about: the idea that when everybody is equal, we are all more free.”

“For our journey is not complete until our wives, our mothers, and daughters can earn a living equal to their efforts.”

“We must carry forward the work of the women who came before us and ensure our daughters have no limits on their dreams, no obstacle to their achievements, and no remaining ceilings to shatter.”

“We need to keep changing the attitude that teaches men to feel threatened by the presence and success of women.”

“It is absolutely men’s responsibility to fight sexism too. And as spouses and partners and boyfriends, we need to work hard and be deliberate about creating truly equal relationships.”

“We need to keep changing the attitude that punishes women for their sexuality and rewards men for theirs.”

“The most important people in my life have always been women. I was raised by a single mom, who spent much of her career working to empower women in developing countries. I watched as my grandmother, who helped raise me, worked her way up at a bank only to hit a glass ceiling. I’ve seen how Michelle has balanced the demands of a busy career and raising a family.”

“I refuse to stop fighting now — for the sake of my daughters and yours, we must do better to make sure women are respected and treated equally.”

Tell us how Barack Obama inspires you, and which is your favourite quote in the comments section below.

Michelle Obama is an American lawyer and writer, who was First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. She is married to the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, and was the first African-American First Lady.

We’ve put together this truly inspiring collection of the best Michelle Obama quotes:

46 Inspiring Michelle Obama Quotes

1. “At the end of the day, when it comes time to make that decision, as president, all you have to guide you are your values, and your vision, and the life experiences that make you who you are.” – Michelle Obama

2. “Changing the big picture takes time.. and the best things to do is focus on the things that we can make in our lives if we’re doing all that. That becomes the collage of real change.” – Michelle Obama

3. “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

4. “I think that people are tired. They’re tired of the same old kind of politics. People want a new tone to politics.” – Michelle Obama

5. “I’ve seen firsthand that being president doesn’t change who you are. It reveals who you are.” – Michelle Obama

6. “Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own.” – Michelle Obama

7. “Together, we can help make sure that every family that walks into a restaurant can make an easy, healthy choice.” – Michelle Obama

8. “We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.” – Michelle Obama

9. “When they go low, we go high.” – Michelle Obama

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10. “You see, our glorious diversity – our diversity of faiths, and colors and creeds―that is not a threat to who we are, it makes us who we are.” – Michelle Obama

11. “Barack and I were both raised by families who didn’t have much in the way of money or material possessions but who had given us something far more valuable – their unconditional love, their unflinching sacrifice, and the chance to go places they had never imagined for themselves.” – Michelle Obama

12. “Choose people who lift you up.” – Michelle Obama

13. “I am so tired of fear. And I don’t want my girls to live in a country, in a world, based on fear.” – Michelle Obama

14. “If my future were determined just by my performance on a standardized test, I wouldn’t be here. I guarantee you that.” – Michelle Obama

15. “My father’s life is a testament to that basic American promise that no matter who you are or how you started out, if you work hard you can build a decent life for yourself and an even better life for your kids.” – Michelle Obama

16. “Success isn’t about how much money you make. It’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.” – Michelle Obama

17. “We have this window of opportunity; we have a chance to make something real happen. Something possible happen, to live beyond our fear — think about that, and help us. Help lift us up, help us fight this fight to change — transform — this country in a fundamental way…. This chance won’t come around again.” – Michelle Obama

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18. “We need to fix our souls. Our souls are broken in this nation. We have lost our way. And it begins with inspiration. It begins with leadership.” – Michelle Obama

19. “Whether you come from a council estate or a country estate, your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.” – Michelle Obama

20. “Barack and I were raised with so many of the same values, like you work hard for what you want in life. That your word is your bond; that you do what you say you’re going to do. That you treat people with dignity and respect, even if you don’t know them and even if you don’t agree with them.” – Michelle Obama

21. “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. They’re not painful. That’s not just with somebody you want to marry, but it’s with the friends you choose. It’s with the people you surround yourself with.” – Michelle Obama

22. “I come here tonight as a sister, blessed with a brother who is my mentor, my protector and my lifelong friend. And I come here as a wife who loves my husband and believes he will be an extraordinary president.” – Michelle Obama

23. “If your family doesn’t have much money, I want you to remember that in this country, plenty of folks, including me and my husband. We started out with very little. But with a lot of hard work and a good education, anything is possible – even becoming President. That’s what the American Dream is all about.” – Michelle Obama

24. “My most important title is still “mom-in-chief.” My daughters are still the heart of my heart and the center of my world.” – Michelle Obama

25. “The arts are not just a nice thing to have or to do if there is free time or if one can afford it. Rather, paintings and poetry, music and fashion, design and dialogue, they all define who we are as a people and provide an account of our history for the next generation.” – Michelle Obama

26. “We learned about dignity and decency – that how hard you work matters more than how much you make… that helping others means more than just getting ahead yourself.” – Michelle Obama

27. “We should always have three friends in our lives. One who walks ahead who we look up to and follow; one who walks beside us, who is with us every step of our journey; and then, one who we reach back for and bring along after we’ve cleared the way.” – Michelle Obama

28. “Women in particular need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we’re scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don’t have a lot of time to take care of ourselves. We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.” – Michelle Obama

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29. “Being president doesn’t change who you are – it reveals who you are.” – Michelle Obama

30. “Find people who will make you better.” – Michelle Obama

31. “Real change comes from having enough comfort to be really honest and say something very uncomfortable.” – Michelle Obama

32. “It is our fundamental belief in the power of hope that has allowed us to rise above the voices of doubt and division, of anger and fear that we have faced in our own lives and in the life of this country. Our hope that if we work hard enough and believe in ourselves, then we can be whatever we dream, regardless of the limitations that others may place on us.” – Michelle Obama

33. “One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.” – Michelle Obama

34. “The truth is, in order to get things like universal health care and a revamped education system, then someone is going to have to give up a piece of their pie so that someone else can have more.” – Michelle Obama

35. “We learned about honesty and integrity – that the truth matters… that you don’t take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules… and success doesn’t count unless you earn it fair and square.” – Michelle Obama

36. “When I get up and work out, I’m working out just as much for my girls as I am for me, because I want them to see a mother who loves them dearly, who invests in them, but who also invests in herself. It’s just as much about letting them know as young women that it is okay to put yourself a little higher on your priority list.” – Michelle Obama

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37. “You can’t make decisions based on fear and the possibility of what might happen.” – Michelle Obama

38. “Being your First Lady has been the greatest honor of my life, and I hope I’ve made you proud.” – Michelle Obama

39. “How hard you work matters more than how much you make.” – Michelle Obama

40. “I love that for Barack, there is no such thing as “us” and “them” – he doesn’t care whether you’re a Democrat, a Republican, or none of the above…he knows that we all love our country…and he’s always ready to listen to good ideas…he’s always looking for the very best in everyone he meets.” – Michelle Obama

41. “It’s easier to hold onto your own stereotypes and misconceptions, it makes you feel justified in your own ignorance. That’s America. So the challenge for us is, are we ready for change?” – Michelle Obama

42. “Success doesn’t count unless you earn it fair and square.” – Michelle Obama

43. “There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made.” – Michelle Obama

44. “We learned about gratitude and humility – that so many people had a hand in our success, from the teachers who inspired us to the janitors who kept our school clean… and we were taught to value everyone’s contribution and treat everyone with respect.” – Michelle Obama

45. “When I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don’t invest any energy in them, because I know who I am.” – Michelle Obama

46. “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

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15 inspiring human rights quotes

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1. “To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.”

Nelson Mandela, South African civil rights activist

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2. “Activism works. So what I’m telling you to do now, is to act. Because no one is too small to make a difference.”

Greta Thunberg Swedish climate change activist and Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience

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3. “It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. Never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant.”

Desmond Tutu, South African civil rights activist

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4. “If you want to improve your quality of life and the quality of life for all women, never stop questioning society or calling for change.”

Justina De Pierris, Argentinian student activist

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5. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

Martin Luther King, African-American civil rights activist

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6. “The candle burns not for us, but for all those whom we failed to rescue from prison, who were shot on the way to prison, who were tortured, who were kidnapped, who ‘disappeared’. That’s what the candle is for.”

Peter Benenson, founder of Amnesty International

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7. “Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free.”

14th Dalai Lama

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8. “Letters aren’t just a simple gesture of solidarity, they become a source of hope and they have the potential to change people’s lives. I am living proof.”

Nestor Fantini, former political prisoner in Argentina

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9. “People put up walls between each other – and it’s largely down to ignorance or negative media portrayals. We fail to realize there are so many good things and so many good people in this world.”

John Sato, World War Two veteran who took four buses to join an anti-racism march in Auckland after the March 2019 Christchurch shootings

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10. “A political struggle that does not have women at the heart of it, above it, below it, and within it is no struggle at all.”

Arundhati Roy, Indian author

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11. “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.”

Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani education activist

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12. “My government makes me angry. The police force makes me angry. Homophobia makes me angry. Luckily, anger is what motivates me.”

Zhanar Sekerbayeva, an LBQ activist from Kazakhstan

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13. “I never thought I’d be talking about police brutality and standing up for human rights. You never know what people are going through until it happens to you.”

Monicah Njoroge, Kenyan civil rights activist whose brother Evans was murdered after taking part in a peaceful protest

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14. “Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don’t give up the fight.”

Bob Marley, Jamaican singer

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15. “Humanitarian work isn’t criminal, nor is it heroic. Helping others should be normal.”

Seán Binder, volunteer who was detained after provided life-saving assistance to refugees in Greece

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Human Rights Day is commemorated to reinforce our commitment to the Bill of Rights as enshrined in our Constitution.

These rights include:

Equality – everyone is equal before the law and has the right to equal protection and benefit of the law.

Human dignity – everyone has inherent dignity and have their dignity respected and protected.
Freedom of movement and residence – everyone has a right to freedom of movement and to reside anywhere in the country.

Language and culture – everyone has the right to use the language and to participate in the cultural life of their choice.

Life – everyone has the right to life

Here are five inspirational quotes from some of the world’s icons :

1.Nelson Mandela- Former President of South Africa and civil rights activist

“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.”

2.Archbishop Desmond Tutu- Social rights activist, retired Anglican bishop and Nobel peace prize winner

“It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. Never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant.”

3. Bob Marley- Jamaican singer

“Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don’t give up the fight.”

4. Oprah Winfrey- American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist

“Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.”

5. Martin Luther King, African-American civil rights activist

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

Human Rights Day Quotes

Today, poverty prevails as the gravest human rights challenge in the world. Combating poverty, deprivation and exclusion is not a matter of charity, and it does not depend on how rich a country is. By tackling poverty as a matter of human rights obligation, the world will have a better chance of abolishing this scourge in our lifetime….Poverty eradication is an achievable goal. �
– UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour, 10 December 2006
It is difficult to imagine today just what a fundamental shift the Universal Declaration of Human Rights represented when it was adopted sixty years ago. In a post-war world scarred by the Holocaust, divided by colonialism and wracked by inequality, a charter setting out the first global and solemn commitment to the inherent dignity and equality of all human beings, regardless of colour, creed or origin, was a bold and daring undertaking.
– High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour
Human rights education is much more than a lesson in schools or a theme for a day; it is a process to equip people with the tools they need to live lives of security and dignity. On this International Human Rights Day, let us continue to work together to develop and nurture in future generations a culture of human rights, to promote freedom, security and peace in all nations.”
– Kofi Annan
So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we’ll be called a democracy.
– Roger Nash Baldwin
It has long been recognized that an essential element in protecting human rights was a widespread knowledge among the population of what their rights are and how they can be defended.
– Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Sixth UN Secretary-General, 1992-1996
America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense, it is the other way around. Human rights invented America.
– Jimmy Carter
“Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free.”
– 14th Dalai Lama
Human Beings, indeed all sentient beings, have the right to pursue happiness and live in peace and freedom.
– 14th Dalai Lama
“Human Rights for everyone is the necessary foundation upon which all of us may build a world where everybody may live in peace and serenity and plenty.”
– Michael Douglas
The UN Declaration of Human Rights laid down what any person might reasonably expect, yet there are remarkably few people who enjoy these rights. With cameras in the hands of activists and meaningful distribution of those images, we will witness what really goes on in this world and hopefully want to change it.”
– Peter Gabriel
Human rights are not a privilege conferred by government. They are every human being’s entitlement by virtue of his humanity. The right to life does not depend, and must not be contingent, on the pleasure of anyone else, not even a parent or sovereign. … You must weep that your own government, at present, seems blind to this truth.
– Mother Teresa

Today International Women’s Day is successful recognized & celebrated worldwide even as a public holiday in some countries. It is a day which celebrates Womanhood.

“Happy Women’s Day to All of You! Have a Great Day Ahead and keep Smiling”

Wish you a Happy Women’s Day

The role of a mother, a daughter, and a wife is extraordinarily played by a beautiful creation of God, none other than WOMAN. A woman holds an important place and unique strength in the society without whom the path of life cannot be traveled alone by a man. Women’s Day is not only to celebrate the success & accomplishments of the women in their fields but also a day to understand the importance of women in society.

There is a very thin line between equality & justice. And yes on this Women’s Day we need to work rigorously in empowering the women around us & in the world so that they can live with respect, equality & honor in this male overpowered society. Today women have accomplished achievement in each & every sphere of the world, whether it is politics, cultural, economic or any field. The women have even raised a toast in all the platforms walking equally with menfolk & at places above them.

From Mount Everest, Junko Tabei and Bachendri Pal to Space, Kalpana Chawla to the titles of Miss. & Mrs. Universe, the glorifying beauties “WOMEN” have shaken the entire universe so-called run by men chauvinism with their prowess attitude.

Nowadays in different parts of the world on this day of 8th March, special programs & events are organized in order to praise the handful efforts of women and to make them feel special and give them the due respect & honor which they actually deserve. Each & every year myriad of activities such as award distribution, exhibitions, talent shows, public speaking events and debates on rights of women related issues are organized on national as well as international level.

Women’s Day Wishes

“You are a special woman and I want you to know how very important you are. Have a wonderful day!” ― Happy Women’s Day

On Women’s Day what can I wish for, but the very best for you! ― Happy Women’s Day

“A woman performs all the duties of a man but a man cannot do all that a woman can do.” ― Happy Women’s Day

You fill my days with happiness and my world with your love! Sweetheart, you are so special to me! ― Happy Women’s Day

“A woman in any form shall be celebrated and honored, be it, a sister or a wife or a mother or any other form.” ― Happy Women’s Day

“Wishing You a Very Happy Women’s Day! You have everything in you and that’s the reason why the World is celebrating you!”

“Every successful man is backed up by a woman who is always a step at the forefront of him. Salute to the woman of the future.” ― Happy Women’s Day

“A beautiful woman must expect to be more accountable for her steps, than one less attractive.” ― Happy Women’s Day

Dear Teacher:- “I am sending you warm greetings on Women’s Day because you are the light that has guided me through each and every step of life.” ― Happy Women’s Day

“Women’s Day is not about sitting and enjoying, it’s about learning from the ladies working here and making this place great.” ― Happy Women’s Day to All

“Women are the mammoth reservoir of power and talent which has yet not been tapped.” ― Happy Women’s Day

”There is only one thing in the Universe which a woman still needs to learn and that one thing is that, ‘she has the power to turn the direction of the wind on her own’.” ― Happy Women’s Day

“Empower woman, empower the human community. The base on which the world stands is a woman.” ― Happy Women’s Day

“A strong woman is the one who can dare to raise her voice for the cause she believes in, and this strength lives in a corner in every woman’s heart, it just needs to be searched.” ― Happy Women’s Day 2019

“One powerful being of the society is a woman who is educated and has the power to spread awareness in the society.” ― Happy Women’s Day

“Be a queen when you think, be a queen when you decide, no one has the power to defeat the tremendous power inside a woman! Her strength can cross any hurdle in her life!!” ― Happy Women’s Day

“Had the woman community had not been there, money would have been meaningless.” ― Happy Women’s Day

“Women, from time immemorial, have fought for the right of others, now it’s her time to get her rights realized and get equal participation in the society.” ― Happy Women’s Day

“A woman is one who walks on her own footsteps rather than following the direction shown by the crowd.” ― Happy Women’s Day

“No matter where you go, you can encounter the power of a woman, she runs a company in the most efficient way, and she raises her children in a way that nobody ever can think of doing!” ― Happy Women’s Day

“The stars are Beauty of sky, the grass is the beauty of Meadow and the Woman is the Beauty of Life.” ― Happy Women’s Day

“You’re my source,
You’re my power.
You’re my love,
You’re my flower.
You always take care,
I hear your heart song.
So be happy, my dear,
As the day is long!”

Women’s Day Quotes

Let’s think equal, and build a smart & innovative environment for women to grow and live in society. Find out the most innovative quotes on International Women’s day.

“A successful woman is one who can build a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at her.”

“Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.” – Hillary Rodham Clinton

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” – Judy Garland

“Whether women are better than men I cannot say – but I can say they are certainly no worse” – Golda Meir

“The greatest gift you can give to the world is the passionate you. Seize the day and make it count.” – Tega Ologbo

“When the woman put their heads together, powerful things can happen!” – Oprah Winfrey

“Don’t let anyone tell you, You’re weak because you’re a woman.” – Mary Kom

“People used to say that boxing is for men and not for women and I thought I will show them some day. I promised myself and I proved myself.” – Mary Kom

“Women are the real architects of society.” — Harriet Beecher Stowe

“Ambition is a word associated with women negatively. People say she’s too ambitious. Why is that a bad thing?” – Priyanka Chopra

“Israel is a great place to show how we can accelerate the cause of women in leadership.” – Randall Lane

“Of all the rights of woman, the greatest is to be a mother.”– Lin Yutang

“There shall never be another season of silence until women have the same rights men have on this green earth.” – Susan B. Anthony

“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” – Michelle Obama

“Every woman is a queen, and we all have different things to offer.” — Queen Latifah

“All women should know how to take care of children. Most of them will have a husband someday.” – Franklin P. Jones

“There is no occasion for women to consider themselves subordinate or inferior to men.” – M.K. Gandhi

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

“I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.” – Estee Lauder

“A woman’s best protection is a little money of her own.” – Clare Boothe Luce

“The story of women’s struggle for Equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization – but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights.” – Gloria Steinem

“A woman is like a tea bag, you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition, he or she has overcome to reach his goals.” – Dorothy Height

“Never be limited by other people’s limited imagination.” – Dr. Mae Jemison

“Feet, what do i need them for if i have wings to fly? ” – Frid Kahlo

“I matter, I Matter equally. Not ‘if only’, not as long as’. I Matter Full Stop.” – Chimamanda Adichie

“Let nothing bind you in the world other than your highest inner truth.” – Emma Herwegh

“A dream you dream alone is only a dream together is a reality.” – Yoko Ono

“We are too precious to let disappointments enter our minds.” – NL Beno Zephine

“I Really believe in the idea of the future.” – Zaha Hadid

“Winges is freedom only when they are wide open in flight. On one’s back, they are a heavyweight.” – Marina Tsvetaeva

“I am stronger than myself.” – Clarice Lispector

“The future can awaken in a more beautiful way than the past.” – George Sand

“A person who has at least one dream has a reason to be strong.” – Sanmao

“Believe in yourself so strongly that the world can’t help​ but to believe in you too.”

Final Words

On this International Women’s Day 2019, 8th March “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”. Let’s walk hands in hands to focus on gender equality and the empowerment of women. From written text to artificial intelligence and the internet of things, it is vital that women’s ideas and experiences equally influence the design and implementation of the innovations that shape our future societies. Offer such unprecedented opportunities to women so that they can play an active role in building a nation which is more sustainable & effective in all senses. And make a goal with an aim to make every woman in our life special & support her in achieving the dreams which she has dreamed for herself and society.

It’s very important to understand that it the beautiful creation of God, a Woman, who completes the society. Their beauty is forever speaking for them. So let’s share out these innovative thoughts & messages with the lovely ladies & gentlemen out there so that this world becomes an equitable gender place to live in. Send out the most innovative Quotes on Women’s Day to your loved ones only from YourSelf Quotes.

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The International Women’s Day is celebrated all around the world on the 8th of March every year. It is the time when we look back at some interesting Women’s Day quotes and be reminded of how amazing women are.

Depending on countries, it will be celebrated as a day of appreciation for women or a day of women’s rights. Whatever the case is, it is undeniable that women are receiving more and more recognition and praises.

Women represent both the beauty and power that nurture this world. Every woman should be appreciated for their contribution with the loveliest and most inspiring words.

And that is what you will find in the following exclusive collection of women’s day quotes.

Happy Women’s Day Quotes

Happy Womens Day.

  • “I just wanted to thank you from bottom of my heart for all things you do! Happy Women’s Day!”
  • “Often we leave our appreciation unspoken! Today we all say Happy Women’s Day!!”
  • “Every Home, Every Heart, Every Feeling, Every Moment Of happiness is incomplete without you. Only you can complete this world. Happy Women’s Day”
  • “If you could see it from my eyes, you would know you are one gem of a Woman!” – by Unknown Author
  • “Wishing you a day that’s just like you… really special!”

Happy Womens Day 2.

  • “Women are made to be loved, not understood.” – by Oscar Wilde
  • “Yes, I am a feminist, because I see all women as smart, gifted, and tough.” – by Zaha Hadid
  • “One is not born a woman, one becomes one.” – by Simone de Beauvoir
  • “A woman’s guess is much more accurate than a man’s certainty” – by Rudyard Kipling
  • “The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.” – by Roseanne Barr

Happy Womens Day 3.

  • “I love women. They’re the best thing ever created. If they want to be like men and come down to our level, that’s fine.” – by Mel Gibson
  • “Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission.” – by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Well behaved women rarely make history.” – by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” – by Coco Chanel
  • “Remember the dignity of your womanhood. Do not appeal, do not beg, do not grovel. Take courage, join hands, stand beside us, fight with us” – by Christabel Pankhurst

Famous Quotes about Women’s Day

Happy Womens Day 4.

  • “A charming woman doesn’t follow the crowd. She is herself.” – by Loretta Young
  • “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 that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” – by Marie Curie
  • “A free race cannot be born of slave mothers. ” – by Margaret Sanger
  • “Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacity” – by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world” – by Lucille Ball

Quotes for Womens Day.

  • “Sending you wishes to say you illuminate the world around me! Happy Women’s Day!”
  • “Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world” – by Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • “In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change.” – by Hillary Clinton
  • “Women are the real architects of society.” – by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • “I’d much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they’re the first to be rescued off sinking ships.” – by Gilda Radner

Happy Womens Day 5.

  • “Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men” – by Joseph Conrad
  • “God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I’ve ever met.” – by Farrah Fawcett
  • “Beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin. It’s about knowing and accepting who you are.” – by Ellen Degeneres
  • “A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water. ” – by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “The trouble with some women is they get all excited about nothing and then they marry him.” – by Cher

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Womens Day Quotes.

  • “The International Women’s Day means a day of the ceremonial of all 365 days, which only women own and influence since that leaves nothing, for the men.” – by Ehsan Sehgal
  • “The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence.” – by Beyonce
  • “A woman that knows her worth doesn’t measure herself against another woman but stands strong, calmed and self confident.” – by Auliq Ice
  • “A lot of guys think the larger a woman’s breasts are, the less intelligent she is. I don’t think it works like that. I think it’s the opposite. I think the larger a woman’s breasts are, the less intelligent the men become.” – by Anita Wise
  • “There’s no evidence whatsoever that men are more rational than women. Both sexes seem to be equally irrational.” – by Albert Ellis

Famous Womens Day Quotes.

  • “Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.” – by Audrey Hepburn
  • “If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” – by Mother Teresa
  • “Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own.” – by Michelle Obama
  • “A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” – by Melinda Gates
  • “I think the key is for women not to set any limits” – by Martina Navratilova

Happy Womens Day Quotes.

  • “A woman in any form shall be celebrated and honored, be it, a sister or a wife or a mother or any other form.”
  • “Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.” – by Marilyn Monroe
  • “The history of all times and of today especially teaches that women will be forgotten if they forget to think about themselves.” – by Louise Otto
  • “I believe that it is as much a right and duty for women to do something with their lives as for men and we are not going to be satisfied with such frivolous parts as you give us.” – by Louisa May Alcott
  • “Find something you’re passionate about and stay tremendously interested in it.” – by Julia Child

Meaningful Womens Day Quotes.

  • “What would men be without women? Scarce, sir, mighty scarce.” – by Unknown Author
  • “Some people think having large breasts makes a woman stupid. Actually, it’s quite the opposite: a woman having large breasts makes men stupid.” – by Rita Rudner
  • “Women are beautiful, sophisticated, and complex creatures, but they do have dark secrets too.” – by Oscar Auliq-Ice
  • “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.” – by Oprah Winfrey
  • “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – by Mother Teresa

What do you think about Women’s Day?

In our daily life, more often than not, we will forget how amazing all the mothers, sisters, and other women are.

Women’s Day quotes slowly us down to realize the power and influence of women in all aspects of life.

Our mothers, sisters, and wives are filling our lives with their love and sacrifice so much for our happiness.

Nowadays, women are not only known for taking care of their families, but they also contribute to the development of society. That is why we should all thank them and love them for the beauty and strength they bring to this world.

Along with flowers and gifts, you can use these women quotes to tell them how you appreciate what they are doing. These quotes are the sweet ingredients to add to a happy International Women’s Day.

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