Women S Empowerment Quotes

Quotes tagged as "women-s-empowerment" (showing 1-26 of 26)
Clare Boothe Luce
“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

Patricia V. Davis
“The only thing you should be faking is confidence. If you don't have it yet, pretend that you do. Pretend you're not nervous, pretend you're not scared, and after a while, the pretend part disappears.”
Patricia V. Davis, The Diva Doctrine: 16 Universal Principles Every Woman Needs to Know

Manal Al-Sharif
“My face is my identity. No one will cover it. I’m proud of my face. If my face bothers you, don’t look. Turn your own face away, take your eyes off me. If you are seduced by merely looking at my face, that is your problem.
Do not tell me to cover it. You cannot punish me simply because you cannot control yourself.”
Manal Al-Sharif, Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman's Awakening

Anya Seton
“He was all sin and mystery, and Miranda feared the pleasures he offered as she feared the fires of hell. Yet when she succumbed at last, it was not because her body was weak but because her mind was curious.”
Anya Seton, Dragonwyck

Lucy H. Pearce
“If we are to be women in power, then it must be power on very different terms. we have to find a new source of energy. New structures of power. Ones that don’t deplete us or our environment. We need to run our lives on sustainable energy.”
Lucy H. Pearce, Burning Woman

“When you haven't figured out who you are and what you offer the world, it's awfully easy to get hoodwinked into thinking you're not as good as everyone else. It's even easier to start taking on the arts and pretensions of someone you're not. Don't bother. There's nothing fabulous about a generic. We always pay more for the original.”
Ellen Lubin-Sherman, The Essentials Of Fabulous

“I believe nobody really dies. We are energy and continue to exist. So where else would our spirits go than where there is the magnet of love, where we have a shared interest?”
Elizabeth Garden, Tree of Lives: My Rocky Path Out of the Wildwoods

“Ward had a big presence when he was around, a scary one that could suck the air out of a room. He could lose control of his temper and all hell could break loose.”
Elizabeth Garden, Tree of Lives: My Rocky Path Out of the Wildwoods

“Because there is beauty and there is art that celebrates it like a secret language, I was reassured and connected to something greater than my immediate surroundings.”
Elizabeth Garden, Tree of Lives: My Rocky Path Out of the Wildwoods

“Samir was nowhere to be seen; he didn’t come to comfort me and the hand that held mine wasn’t his.”
Ariana Mansour, He Never Deserved Me: Based on a True Story

“Did his crime give others some kind of implicit permission to behave the same way, reverberating on and on into the future?”
Elizabeth Garden, Tree of Lives: My Rocky Path Out of the Wildwoods

“He took a mental picture of this moment’s happy scene to carry with him into the darkness of that dreadful place where he had been chosen as a special pet of the priest.”
Elizabeth Garden, Tree of Lives: My Rocky Path Out of the Wildwoods

“She hoped her words rang true about her lost daughter Sarai as well, whom she hadn’t seen in over eighteen years, though she still thought about her every day and still prayed for a kind word from her. Or even a cranky one.”
Elizabeth Garden, Tree of Lives: My Rocky Path Out of the Wildwoods

Manal Al-Sharif
“When we’d finished, I asked the division planner if he had left out anyone in the division. “No, Manal,” he told me. “I’m quite sure we haven’t missed anyone.”
“So there are no girls here apart from me?”
“No, there aren’t.”
Manal Al-Sharif, Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman's Awakening

“He recognized the same frenzy of wild abandon that each of those adults shared while beating their children, as if the important object lesson being taught justified their outsized zeal.”
Elizabeth Garden, Tree of Lives: My Rocky Path Out of the Wildwoods

“The local police was her brother Martin, the sheriff. Her father was the Assistant Chief of Police. The last thing she was going to do was tell them Ray was AWOL from the mental institution.”
Elizabeth Garden, Tree of Lives: My Rocky Path Out of the Wildwoods

“One by one, they pushed ahead to get a swipe at Ruth, her only ally the narrow confines of the bus aisle.”
Elizabeth Garden, Tree of Lives: My Rocky Path Out of the Wildwoods

“We’ve got to get her out of that goddamned art school. Besides, that money could be put to much better use. I want to redecorate.”
Elizabeth Garden, Tree of Lives: My Rocky Path Out of the Wildwoods

“Pratik lit a candle and performed a little ceremony for the solemn occasion of the moment, placing a flower before Ruth’s ‘yoni.’ He bowed down and mumbled a serious sounding prayer in Bengali.”
Elizabeth Garden, Tree of Lives: My Rocky Path Out of the Wildwoods

“You know there are no Jews working for me. Not one. I won’t hire them.' He sounded proud of the ugly fact.”
Elizabeth Garden, Tree of Lives: My Rocky Path Out of the Wildwoods

“One thing was certain, even standing still on this path led the little family of three in the opposite direction of the girls’ deadbeat father.”
Elizabeth Garden, Tree of Lives: My Rocky Path Out of the Wildwoods

“Ultimately, Ruth decided that not punishing the wicked was unfair to the good.”
Elizabeth Garden, Tree of Lives: My Rocky Path Out of the Wildwoods

Lauren Gallagher
“I'm not a size zero, I'll never be a size zero, and the number of fucks I give about that is zero.”
Lauren Gallagher, The Virgin Cowboy Billionaire's Secret Baby

“Women make up fifty percent of the population and give birth to the other half; seems like some pretty powerful odds!”
Daisy Gallagher, How to Succeed in a Testosterone World Without Losing Estrogen

Angela Kenyatta
“You are mighty beyond measure. You're already every bit of the woman you hoped to be. Inside of you lies every ounce of potentiality required to bring the highest intentions for your life into manifestation.”
Angela Kenyatta

Angela Kenyatta
“Stop accepting invitations to dine at tables where the condition for being seated is that your dignity be left behind. You know that you deserve better!”
Angela Kenyatta, And Whose Life Are You Living Anyway? What Wise Women Know and Do about Purposeful Living