Some Weekly Motivation for my ladies: 15 Quotes from Exceptional Women to live by

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This is long overdue. And when I found this I knew it was worth sharing. Us females can always do with a little pick me up now and again and what’s better than being inspired by other beautiful women? This one is for the ladies but worth the read if you’re a guy too.

15 Quotes from Exceptional Women to live by:

1. “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful”. – Malala Yousafzai

2. “At some point, you have to make a decision. Boundaries don’t keep other people out. They fence you in. Life is messy. That’s how we’re made. So, you can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them”. – Shonda Rhimes

3. “A good compromise is one where everyone makes a contribution”. – Angela Merkel

4. “Drama is very important in life: You have to come on with a bang. You never want to go out with a whimper”. – Julia Child

5. “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”. – Hilary Clinton

6. “A wise woman wishes to be no one’s enemy, a wise woman refuses to be anyone’s victim”. – Maya Angelou

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

8. “When I’m sometimes asked when will there be enough (women in supreme court)? And I say “When there are nine”. People are shocked. But there’d been nine men, and nobody’s ever raised a question about that”. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

9. “If you’re someone people count on, particularly in difficult moments, that’s a sign of a life lived honorably”. – Rachel Maddow

10. “When i’m tired, I rest. I say, I can’t be a superwoman today”. – Jada Pinkett Smith

11. “The only thing worse than being blind is to have sight but no vision”. – Helen Keller

12. “Power’s not given to you. You have to take it”. – Beyonce Knowles

13. “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 and you give other folks the same chances that helped you succeed”. – Michelle Obama

14. “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from anyone else”. – Sara Blakely

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

Hope you this made your day as much as it made mine. Sharing is caring and i’m always willing to share if it meant making the next person smile.

xxx

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