65 Powerful Women’s Day Quotes To Get You Empowered

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A woman performs all the duties of a man but a man cannot do all that a woman can do. So, why wait for a specific day to appreciate what a woman does or has achieved? Start appreciating, supporting and encouraging the women around you every day because “Empowered Women Empower Women”. Celebrate International Women’s Day with these empowering Women’s Day quotes.

March 8th is celebrated as International Women’s Day every year. It is a day that honors the fight for the rights of women — to end hunger, end poverty, end domestic violence and fight for gender equality.

Here are the most powerful Women’s Day Quotes by inspirational women like Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Malala Yousafzai, Michelle Obama, J.K Rowling, and many others.

Here are our top 65 women’s day quotes to inspire women to take action in their own lives first, and then to help their mothers, sisters, daughters, and friends advance in this world.

Most Powerful Women’s Day Quotes

Following are the most powerful women’s day quotes to get you empowered as women matter, women count and women can make a difference.

Oprah Winfrey Women's Day Quotes

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

Let us make our future now and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality. – Malala Yousafzai

Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. – Oprah Winfrey

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

Gender equality will only be reached if we are able to empower women. – Michelle Bachelet

Anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve. – J.K Rowling

Don’t let anyone tell you-you’re weak because you’re a woman. – Mary Kom

In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman. – Margaret Thatcher

If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be. – Maya Angelou

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt

Malala Yousafzai Women's Day Quotes

To all the little girls who are watching, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams. —Hillary Clinton in her 2016 concession speech

I raise up my voice—not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard…we cannot succeed when half of us are held back. ―Malala Yousafzai

If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman. —Margaret Thatcher

I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay. ―Madonna

It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent. —Madeleine Albright

Happy Women’s Day Quotes

Here are some of the best women’s day quotes to wish happy women’s day to the inspirational and powerful ladies in your life this inspirational day.

Michelle Obama Women's Day Quotes

Of course, I am not worried about intimidating men. The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in.― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Feminism isn’t about making women strong. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength. —G.D. Anderson

Women are always saying,’We can do anything that men can do’ but men should be saying,’We can do anything that women can do.’ —Gloria Steinem

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

I am a Woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal Woman, that’s me. ―Maya Angelou

Women belong in all places where decisions are being made… It shouldn’t be that women are the exception. —Ruth Bader Ginsburg

You don’t have to be pretty. You don’t owe prettiness to anyone. Not to your boyfriend/spouse/partner, not to your co-workers, especially not to random men on the street. You don’t owe it to your mother, you don’t owe it to your children, you don’t owe it to civilization in general. Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked ‘female.’ —Erin McKean

A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman. —Melinda Gates

A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men. ―Gloria Steinem

There’s something so special about a woman who dominates in a man’s world. It takes a certain grace, strength, intelligence, fearlessness, and the nerve to never take no for an answer. —Rihanna

There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish. —Michelle Obama

J.K Rowling Women's Day Quotes

When a man gives his opinion, he’s a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she’s a bitch.―Bette Davis

I always wanted to be a femme fatale. Even when I was a young girl, I never really wanted to be a girl. I wanted to be a woman. —Diane von Furstenberg

I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own. —Audre Lorde

When there are no ceilings, the sky’s the limit. So let’s keep going — let’s keep going until every one of the 161 million women and girls across America has the opportunity she deserves to have. —Hillary Clinton

Feminism is for everybody ―bell hooks

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

The more I have spoken about feminism, the more I have realized that fighting for women’s rights has too often become synonymous with man-hating. If there is one thing I know for certain, it is that this has to stop. —Emma Watson

Words have power, TV has power, My pen has power. —Shonda Rhimes

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

Whether I am meant to or not, 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. —Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton Women's Day Quotes

We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead.—Beyoncé

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

I think the best role models for women are people who are fruitfully and confidently themselves, who bring light into the world. —Meryl Streep

No woman should be told she can’t make decisions about her own body. When women’s rights are under attack, we fight back. —Kamala Harris

Women will be hidden no more. We will not remain hidden figures. We have names…It was a woman that gave you Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It was a woman that gave you Malcolm X. And according to the Bible, it was a woman that gave you Jesus. Don’t you ever forget it? —Janelle Monáe

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

For I conclude that the enemy is not lipstick, but guilt itself; we deserve lipstick, if we want it, AND free speech; we deserve to be sexual AND serious – or whatever we please. We are entitled to wear cowboy boots to our own revolution. –Naomi Wolf

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

In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.—Sheryl Sandberg

Empowering Women’s Day Quotes

These empowering women’s day quotes are here to get you empowered and inspired.

Melinda Gates Women's Day Quotes

Human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights, once and for all. —Hillary Clinton

What makes you different makes you beautiful. – Author Unknown

Life is a dance between making it happen, and letting it happen. – Arianna Huffington

The ship that you’re waiting for to come in may very well be the ship that you need to build. – Eddie Harris Jr.

Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts. – Albert Einstein

Don’t judge those who try and fail. Judge those who fail to try. – Author Unknown

To achieve greatness, start where you are, use what you have, do what you can. – Arthur Ashe

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. – Maya Angelou

Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith. – Margaret Shepard

You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down. – Mary Pickford

Sometimes you win. Sometimes you learn. – Author Unknown

Let loose of what you can’t control. Serenity will be yours. – Unknown

Be brave enough to live creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You cannot get there by bus, only by hard work, risking and by not quite knowing what you are doing. What you will discover will be wonderful: Yourself. – Alan Alda

And the time came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. – Anais Nin

It’s very simple: When you’re working your hardest, the world opens up to you. – Russell SimmonsShe stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails.- Elizabeth Edwards

They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds. – Mexican Proverb

Just because you used to be, doesn’t mean you have to be.- Dallas Clayton

Self-care isn’t vanity, it’s sanity. – Erica Diamond

Well behaved women rarely make history. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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