Great Women Quotes

1  It is better to light a candle than to 
curse the darkness.

2 No one can make 
you feel inferior
 without your consent.

3 It is not fair to ask of others what you 

are not willing to do yourself.

4 The future belongs to those
who believes in the beauty 

of their dreams.

5 Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for 

a full life.
~Sophia Loren

6 I think the key is for women not to set any limits.
~Martina Navratilova

7 Follow your instincts.
That's where true wisdom manifest itself.
~Oprah Winfrey

8 The future is made of the same stuff 

as the present.
~Simone Weil

9 Creative minds have always been known
to survive any kind of bad training.
~Anna Freud

10 The beauty of the world, which is so soon to perish, has two edges, one of the laughter,

one of anguish, cutting the 
heart asunder.
~Virginia Woolf

11 Keep your face to the sunshine
and you cannot see the 


12 Security is mostly a superstition. 

It does not exist in nature,
nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run 

than outright exposure.
Life is either a daring


13 When so rich a harvest is before us, 

why do we not gather it?
All is in our hands if 
we will but 
~Elizabeth Ann Seton

14 You can't give people pride,
but you can provide the kind of understanding
that makes people look to their inner strengths
and find their own sense of pride.
~Charleszetta Waddles

15 To wear your heart on your

sleeve isn't a very good plan,
you should wear it inside, 

where it functions best.

16 I wasn't afraid to fail.
Something good always comes 

out of failure.
~Anne Baxter

17 I am not a has been. I'm a will be.
~Lauren Bacall

18 When you get into a tight place and
it seems you can't go on, hold on, 

for that's just the place and 
the time that the 
tide will turn.
~Harriet Beecher Stow

19 Where large sums of money are concerned,
it is advisable to trust nobody.
~Agatha Christie

20 We fought hard. We gave it out best.
We did what was a right and 

we made a difference.
~Geraldine A. Ferraro

21 People who fight fire with fire usually

 end up with ashes.
~Abigail Van Buren

22 Superior people never make long visits.
~Marianna Moore

23 Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.
~Anne Frank

24 Habits do not like to be abandoned,
and besides they have the virtue of being tools.
~Charlotte Painter

25 Success can make you go one of two ways.
It can make you a prima dona

or it can smooth the edges,
take away the insecurities and let 

the nice things come out.
~Barbara Walters

26 New links must be forged as old ones rust.
~Jane Howard

27 Imagination is the highest kite one can fly.
~Lauren Bacall

28 When people say; she has got everything.
I've only one answer; I haven't had tomorrow.
~Elizabeth Taylor

29 The pain of leaving those you grow to love is
only the prelude to understand 

yourself and others.
~Shirley Maclaine

30 Hungry people cannot be good at learning 

or producing anything, except 
perhaps violence.
~Pearl Bailey

31 Don't confuse being stimulating with being blunt.
~Barbara Walters

32 We are concerned not only about the Negro poor, but the poor all over America 

and all over the world.
Every man deserves a right to a job

 or an income so that he can pursue liberty,
life and happiness.
~Coretta Scott King

33 A closed mind is a dying mind.
~Edna Ferber

34 Love and respect are the most important 

aspects of parenting, and of 
all relationships.
~Jodie Foster

35 Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
~Janis Joplin

36 A man's home may seem to be his castle 

on the outside; inside it is more
 often his nursery.
~Clare Boothe Luce

37 Charity separates the rich from the poor,
and raises the needy and sets him on the same level with the rich.
~Eva Peron

38 You take people as far as they will go,
not as far as you would like them to go.
~Jeanette Rankin

39 The one thing that doesn't abide majority rule is a person's conscience.
~Harper Lee

40 The respect that is only bought by gold is not worth much.
~Frances E. W. Harper

41 I never sought success in order to get fame
and money, it's the talent and the passion that
count in success.
~Ingrid Bergman

42 Many a humble soul will be amazed to find that
the seed it sowed in weakness, in the dust of daily
life, has blossomed into immortal flowers under
the eye of the LORD.
~Harriet Beecher Stowe

43 If you have made mistakes, even serious ones,
there is always another chance for you. What we
call failure is not the falling down
but the staying down.
~Mary Pickford

44 The artist has always been and still is a being
Somewhat apart from the rest of 
~Beatrice Hinkle

45 I have learned from experience that the great
part of our happiness or misery depends on our
dispositions and not on our
~Martha Washington

46 We have learned that power is a positive force
if it is used for positive purposes.
~Elizabeth Dole

47 Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.

48 You cannot hoe to build a better world without
improving the individuals. To that end each
of us must work for his own improvement,
and at the same time share a general 
responsibility for all humanity our
particular duty being to
aid those to who we
think we can be 
most useful.

49 All talk of women's right is moonshine.
Women have every right. They have
only to exercise them.
~Victoria Claffin Woodhull

50 I had crossed the line, I was free;
but there was no one to welcome me
to the land of the freedom.
I was a stranger in a 
Strange Land.