Empowered women came before us and changed the world for the better. They are women who defined the women empowerment that we know now. They are the reason why we have something to fight for and something to believe in.
So if you find yourself asking: Why does it even matter? Why is women empowerment important?
Remember these empowered women who continue to inspire us.
Here, we list down quotes on women empowerment to remind you of these women and to remind you of your worth, your power to empower, and your capacity to be kind.
On being compassionate to yourself
“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
“Remember to recognize the small successes that you will have.” - Lucille Ball
“I have learned not to struggle but to flow along with the tide.” - Anna May Wong
“When times are hard, do something. If it works, do it some more. If it does not work, do something else. But keep doing.” - Audre Lorde
“I know very well the feeling of wanting to die – but one doesn’t die, one survives, and one is happy once more, people are good. The miracle happens. Meanwhile, my dear, take it all gently and patiently.” -Iris Murdoch
On empowering others
“We must use our lives to make the world a better place to live. Not just to acquire things. That is what we are put on the earth for.” - Dolores Huerta
“The beauty of empowering others is that your own power is not diminished in the process.” - Barbara Coloroso
“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall
“Some people think that you have to be the loudest voice in the room to make a difference. That is just not true. Often, the best thing we can do is turn down the volume. When the sound is quieter, you can actually hear what someone else is saying. And that can make a world of difference.” – Nikki Haley
“Your luck is how you treat people.” – Bette Davis
“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” – Princess Diana
“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.” – Amelia Earhart