The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Women are made to be loved, not understood.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.
I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.
Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.
A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
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.
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.
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.
Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.
As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.
Whatever women do, they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
Women have always been the strong ones of the world.
Strong women wear their pain like stilettos. No matter how much it hurts, all you see is the beauty of it.
I have a lot of sides to my personality and what you see on 'The Hills' is a strong, independent woman, which I am. But I also have a sensitive side that I don't show too much.
The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants.
There was a time when men thought it was sexy to have a housewife waiting for him to come home from work in her slippers, but in modern society, I think an independent woman is even more sexy.
I will not be "famous," "great." I will go on adventuring, changing, opening my mind and my eyes, refusing to be stamped and stereotyped. The thing is to free one's self: to let it find its dimensions, not be impeded.
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