20 Inspiring Quotes From Great Women

1. “If I stop to kick every barking dog I am not going to get where I’m going.” – Jackie Joyner-Kersee
2. “I was smart enough to go through any door that opened.” – Joan Rivers
3. “I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.” – Estée Lauder
4. “The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves.” – Barbara Corcoran
5. “I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” – Lucille Ball
6. “If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.” – Erica Jong
7. “You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe.” – Leymah Gbowee
8. “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” – Dolly Parton
9. “You can’t give up! If you give up, you’re like everybody else.” – Chris Evert
10. “Done is better than perfect.” – Sheryl Sandberg
11. “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
12. “You can imprison a man, but not an idea. You can exile a man, but not an idea. You can kill a man, but not an idea.” – Benazir Bhutto
13. 33. “Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.” – Oprah Winfrey
14. “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall
15. “I firmly believe you never should spend your time being the former anything.” – Condoleezza Rice
16. “A good compromise is one where everybody makes a contribution.” – Angela Merkel
17. . “A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done.” – Marge Piercy
18. “In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” – Coco Chanel
19. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand
20. “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” – Audre Lorde