As millennial women, we’re all about empowerment and quotes that inspire us to get things done, love ourselves, and work to be our best every day. Here are some of our favorite empowering quotes for women at the moment.

“The question isn’t who is going to let me – it’s who is going to stop me?” | Ayn Rand

 

“Yet what keeps me from dissolving right now into a complete fairy-tale shimmer is this solid truth, a truth which has veritably built my bones over the last few years — I was not rescued by a prince; I was the administrator of my own rescue.” | Elizabeth Gilbert

 

“Each time a women stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all woman.” | Maya Angelou

 

“I never assumed that because I was a woman that anything was off limits to me.” | Christiane Amanpour

 

“I love the woman I’ve become. Because I fought to become her.” | Kaci Diane

 

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” | Maya Angelou

 

“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 leading.” | Amy Poehler

 

“A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.” | Melinda Gates

 

“The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.” | Roseanne Barr

 

“Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.” | Janis Joplin

 

“It’s not about seducing men; it’s about embracing womanhood.” | Dita Von Teese

 

“A woman should be 3 things: intelligent, strong and badass.” | r.h. sin

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