95 Best Strong Women Quotes and Images to Inspire You

Looking for some motivational quotes for strong women? We have a collection of the best strong women quotes, sayings, captions, statuses (including pictures and images) to inspire you to be fierce less and unleash your true power.

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These quotes for (and by) strong women, like Jennifer Lopez, Oprah Winfrey, and Michelle Obama, will inspire you to live with confidence, strength, and self-love.

While we may not always give ourselves credit for it, women are incredibly resilient and strong. Its important to empower females who have weathered the many storms of life.

These difficult times may include personal battles, sickness, death of a close one, divorce, or other difficulties.

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Rather, each storm enabled them to dig deeper into their inner resources making their resolve firmer and their characters stronger. So never underestimate the girl power within you.

We also have some sassy quotes for strong women with attitude. Just keep scrolling and enjoy!

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Inspirational Strong Women Quotes and Sayings

  1. “Never apologize for being a powerful woman.” — Unknown
  2. “Stay strong. Make them wonder how you’re still smiling.” — Unknown
  3. “You’re gonna be happy” said life, “but first I’ll make you strong.” — Unknown
  4. “I am a strong woman because a strong woman raised me.” — Unknown
  5. “She would rather walk alone in darkness than follow anyone else’s shadow.” —  R.G.Moon
  6. “Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women.” — Maya Angelou
  7. “Some women are lost in the fire. Some women are built from it.” — Michelle K.
  8. “If my strength intimidates you, I hope you realize that’s a weakness of yours.” — Unknown
  9. “A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.” — Gina Carey
  10. “I know what I bring to the table. So trust me when I say I’m not afraid to eat alone.” — Unknown
  11. “Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.” — Jennifer Lopez
  12. “Behind every powerful woman is a support system of strong women who had her back.” — Unknown
  13. “She’s a strong cup of black coffee in a world that is drunk on the cheap wine of shallow love.” — Unknown
  14. “A strong woman stands up for herself. A stronger woman stands up for everybody else.” — Maya Angelou
  15. “Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.” — Judy Garland
  16. “Being a strong woman does not make you a difficult individual. It just means that you know your worth.” — Unknown
  17. “I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.” — Maya Angelou Quote on Strong Women
  18. “She is clothed in strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future, her words are wise, and she gives instructions with kindness.” — Proverbs 31 2526
  19. “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” — Maya Angelou
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  21. “She was a wild one; always stomping on eggshells that everyone else tip-toed on.” — Kaitlin Foster
  22. “A strong woman is one who is able to smile this morning like she wasn’t crying last night.” — Unknown
  23. “Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
  24. “You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.” — Rosalynn Carter
  25. “She was powerful not because she wasn’t scared but because she went on so strongly, despite the fear.” — Atticus
  26. “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.” — Oprah Winfrey
  27. “I’m tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, Okay.” — Madonna
  28. “There’s fire in her. If loved correctly she will warm your entire home. If abused she will burn it down.” — Unknown
  29. “A strong woman loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, and perseveres… not matter what life at her.” — Unknown
  30. “She’s a simple woman, made to look complicated by a man who isn’t man enough to provide the things she deserves.” — Unknown
  31. “You must know that you can do this. You are strong. You will make it. Just hang on and keep believing in yourself, always.” — Unknown
  32. “You can tell who the strong women are. They are the ones you see building one another up instead of tearing each other down.” — Unknown
  33. “Be a strong woman. So your daughter will have a role model and your son will know what to look for in a woman when he’s a man.” — Unknown
  34. “Mirror, mirror on the wall, I’ll always get up after I fall. And whether I run, walk or have to crawl, I’ll set my goals and achieve them all.” — Unknown
  35. “Forgive those who insult you, attack you, belittle you or take you for granted. But more than this, forgive yourself for allowing them to hurt you.” — Unknown
  36. “Strong women don’t play the victim. Don’t make themselves look pitiful and don’t point fingers. They stand and they deal.” — Mandy Hale
  37. “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 we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” — Marie Curie
  38. Famous Strong Black Women Quotes 

  39. “God, make me so uncomfortable that I will do the very thing I fear.” — Ruby Dee
  40. “Failure is a great teacher and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.” — Oprah Winfrey
  41. “A great figure or physique is nice, but it’s self-confidence that makes someone really sexy.” — Vivica A Fox
  42. “Don’t spend all of your time trying to be like someone else because you can never be them and they can never be you. ” — Raven Simon
  43. “You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.” — Diana Ross
  44. “I’m convinced that we Black women possess a special indestructible strength that allows us to not only get down, but to get up, to get through, and to get over.” — Janet Jackson
  45. “You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you.” — Maya Angelou
  46. “The important thing is to realize that no matter what people’s opinions may be, they’re only just that – people’s opinions. You have to believe in your heart what you know to be true about yourself. And let that be that.” — Mary J Blige
  47. “Whenever I feel bad, I use that feeling to motivate me to work harder. I only allow myself one day to feel sorry for myself. When I’m not feeling my best I ask myself, ‘What are you gonna do about it?’ I use the negativity to fuel the transformation into a better me.” — Beyoncé
  48. “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. And so 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
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  51. “Once you figure out what respect tastes like, it tastes better than attention.” — Pink
  52. “Be the kind of woman who, when your feet hit the floor each morning, the devil says “Oh, no! She’s up.” — Joanne Clancy
  53. “Strong women are often misperceived as cold and mean simply because they refuse to be disrespected, mistreated or taken for granted.” — Unknown
  54. “I am a woman with thoughts and questions and shit to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story – I will.” — Amy Schumer
  55. “She’s badass with a good heart, soft but strong. Unapologetic and honest. She’s the type of women you go to war beside, the type of woman you marry.” — R.H. Sin
  56. “Life has knocked me down a few times, it showed me things I never wanted to see. I experienced sadness and failures. But one thing for sure, I always get up.” — Unknown
  57. “Beneath every strong, independent woman lies a broken little girl who had to learn how to get back up and to never depend on anyone.” — Unknown
  58. “The world needs strong women. Women who will lift and build others, who will love and be loved, women who live bravely, both tender and fierce, women of indomitable will.” — Amy Tenney
  59. “And one day she discovered that she was fierce, and strong, and full of fire, and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears.” — Mark Anthony
  60. “I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles.” — Audrey Hepburn
  61. “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
  62. “Some women choose to follow men, and some choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that you career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.” — Lady Gaga
  63. “Be that strong girl that everyone knew would make it through the worst, be that fearless girl, the one who would dare to do anything, be that independent girl who didn’t need a man; be that girl who never backed down.” — Taylor Swift
  64. “A strong woman is one who feels deeply and loves fiercely. Her tears flow as abundantly as her laughter. A strong woman is both soft and powerful, she is both practical and spiritual. A strong woman in her essence is a gift to the world.” — Unknown
  65. “I am a strong woman. Everything that’s hit me in life I’ve dealt with on my own. I’ve cried myself to sleep. Picked myself back up and wiped my own tears. I have grown from things meant to break me. I get stronger by the day and I have God to thank for that.” — Unknown
  66. “Strong women aren’t simply born. We are forged through the challenges of life. With each challenge we grow mentally and emotionally. We move forward with our head held high and a strength that can not be denied. A woman who’s been through the storm and survived. We are warriors.” — Unknown
  67. “I am a strong woman. I don’t sit around feeling sorry for myself, nor let people mistreat me. I don’t respond to people who dictate to me or try to bring me down. If I fall I will rise up even stronger because I am survivor and not a victim. I am in control of my life and there is nothing I can’t achieve.” — Unknown
  68. Short Brave Strong Women Quotes

  69. “She was brave and strong and broken all at once.” — Anna Funder
  70. “The bravest thing she ever did was to stay alive each day.” — Atticus
  71. “Alone, by herself she built the kingdom that she wanted.” — R.H. Sin
  72. “She’s proof that you can walk through hell and still be an angel.” — R.H.Sin
  73. “The bravest thing you can do as a woman is to think out loud for yourself.” — Unknown
  74. “You cannot be a brave woman if you have only ever had wonderful things happen to you in life.” — Unknown
  75. “A woman who opens her heart to love you, when its already broken, is braver than any person you’ll meet.” — Steven Benson
  76. “Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it.” — Ziad K. Abdelnour 
  77. “What made her strong was despite the million things that hurt her, she spoke of nothing. Nothing but happiness.” — Unknown
  78. “The world needs more strong women. These are women who lift other women up, who stand together side by side and live bravely.” — Unknown
  79. Strong Proud Women Quotes

  80. “A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.” — Diane Mariechild
  81. “A strong woman is one who continues to persevere, no matter what life may through her way.” — Unknown
  82. “I am proud of the woman I am today, because I went through one hell of a time becoming her.” — Unknown
  83. “I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.” — Mother Teresa
  84. “Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses.” — Madame Marie du Deffand
  85. “Strong women need not declare they can carry all the burdens in life. They just quietly do it and survive with a smile.” — Unknown
  86. “The strongest actions for a woman is to love herself, be herself and shine amongst those who never believed she could.” — Unknown
  87. “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
  88. “A strong woman understands that the gifts such as logic, decisiveness, and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all of her gifts.” — Nancy Rathburn
  89. “I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody’s passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn’t mind learning.” — Amy Poehler
  90. Sassy Strong Women With Attitude Quotes 

  91. “Sometimes it takes balls to be a woman.” — Unknown
  92. “She’s the type of flower that can still grow after a forest fire.” — Acrewss
  93. “There is no force more powerful than a woman determined to rise.” — Unknown
  94. “A wise girl knows her limits, a smart girl knows that she has none.” — Marilyn Monroe
  95. “Behind every strong woman is a man who wronged her, making her stronger for it.” —  Unknown
  96. “She is the kind of strong woman who will make you feel weak in the knees, heart, and mind.” — Unknown
  97. “If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” — Margaret Thatcher
  98. “Being a single woman does not make you a weak person. It just means that you know what you deserve.” —Unknown
  99. “Strong women wear their pain like they do stilettos. No matter how much it hurts, all you see is the beauty of it.” — Unknown
  100. “A strong woman will automatically stop trying if she feels unwanted. She won’t fix it or beg, she’ll just walk away.” — Unknown
  101. “I am single because I am strong enough to live my life without having to depend on other people for happiness.” — Unknown
  102. “The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.” — Albert Einstein
  103. “We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.” — Sheryl Sandberg
  104. “Women are leaders everywhere you look—from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women, and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes.” — Nancy Pelosi
  105. “Most people who meet my wife quickly conclude that she is remarkable. They are right about this. She is smart, funny and thoroughly charming… Often, after hearing her speak at some function or working with her on a project, people will approach me and say something to the effect of “You know, I think the world of you, Barack, but your wife… wow!” — Barack Obama

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