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1 “If school results were the key to power, girls would be running the world” Sarah Boseley

2 “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go but ought to be.” Rosalynn Carter

3 “Never doubt that a small, group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

4 “If you don't like the way the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time.” Marian Wright Edelman

5 “When we talk about equal pay for equal work, women in the workplace are beginning to catch up. If we keep going at this current rate, we will achieve full equality in about 475 years. I don't know about you, but I can't wait that long.” Lya Sorano

6 “I will feel equality has arrived when we can elect to office women who are as incompetent as some of the men who are already there.” Maureen Reagan

7 “I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.” Maya Angelou

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

9 “It is only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on Earth and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it were the only one we had.” Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

10 “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” Katherine Hepburn

11 “When you forgive, you heal your own anger and hurt and are able to let love lead again. It’s like spring cleaning for your heart.” Marci Shimoff

12 “Forget about the fast lane. If you really want to fly, just harness your power to your passion.” Oprah Winfrey

13 “Your own words are the bricks and mortar of the dreams you want to realize. Your words are the greatest power you have. The words you choose and their use establish the life you experience.” Sonia Choquette

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

15 “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

16 “I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” Diane Ackerman

17 “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt

18 “You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself.” Ethel Barrymore

19 “Always go with the choice that scares you the most, because that’s the one that is going to require the most from you.” Caroline Myss

20 “Do you really want to look back on your life and see how wonderful it could have been had you not been afraid.” Caroline Myss

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

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

23 “As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” Marianne Williamson

24 “Never be a second rate version of someone else. Be a first rate version of yourself.” Judy Garland

25 “Leadership is a series of behaviours rather than a role for heroes.” Margaret Wheatley

26 “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

27 “It is past time for women to take their rightful place, side by side with men, in the rooms where the fates of peoples, where their children’s and grandchildren’s fates, are decided.” Hillary Clinton

28 “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

29 “Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers. You can fill your life up with ideas and still go home lonely. All you really have that really matters are feelings. That’s what music is to me.” Janis Joplin

30 “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

31 “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

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

33 “We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” Marie Curie

34 “Success breeds confidence.” Beryl Markham

35 “The way in which we think of ourselves has everything to do with how our world see us and how we see ourselves successfully acknowledged by the world.” Arlene Rankin

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

37 “If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.” Oprah Winfrey

38 “When you lose a couple of times, it makes you realize how difficult it is to win.” Steffi Graf

39 “Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.” Ruth Gordon

40 “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

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

42 ”Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.” Mae Jemison

43 “Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt

44 ”The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.” Gloria Steinen

45 ”I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail my ship.” Louise May Alcott

46 “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” George Eliot

47 “Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.” Emily P. Bissell

48 “Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” Mary Kay Ash

49 “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

50 ”If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not making decisions.” Catherine Cook

51 “We realize the importance of our voice when we are silenced.” Malala Yousafzai

52 "There was a time when women asked men to stand up for womens' rights. This time we will do it for ourselves.“ Malala Yousafzai

53 “After all those years as a woman hearing 'not thin enough, not pretty enough, not smart enough, not this enough, not that enough,' almost overnight I woke up one morning and thought, 'I'm enough.” Anna Quindlen

54 “I think the importance of doing activist work is precisely because it allows you to give back and to consider yourself not as a single individual who may have achieved whatever, but to be a part of an ongoing historical movement.” Angela Davis

55 “ No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.” Alice Walker

56 “ If I can inspire someone to go in a positive way and pursue a dream, it can only be good.” Parminder Nagra

57 “Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.” Germaine Greer

58 “Freedom and democracy are dreams you never give up.” Aung San Suu Kyi

59 “For me, ‘revolution’ simply means radical change.” Aung San Suu Kyi

60 “If you don't like the way the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time.” Marian Wright Edelman

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