International Women's Day Quotes

International Women’s Day Quotes

International Women’s Day Quotes for everyone to inspire and motivate. It is a year-round effort to promote and celebrate women’s rights. It’s even more vital to speak up for women’s equality on International Women’s Day (IWD), which occurs on March 8, 2022, this year.

If you’re not familiar with it, International Women’s Day is a “global day commemorating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women” that arose in the early 1900s. According to the official IWD website, “the day also serves as a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.”

Read and share (with the hashtags #IWD2022 and #EachforEqual) this collection of 100 International Women’s Day quotations to help spread the word and capture the spirit of IWD on March 8th.

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Top 100+ International Women’s Day Quotes

“To tell a woman everything she cannot do is to tell her what she can.” –Spanish Proverb

“Well-behaved women rarely make history.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

“A charming woman doesn’t follow the crowd; she is herself.” –Loretta Young

“The best protection any woman can have is courage.” –Elizabeth Cady Stanton

“Here’s to strong women: May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.” –Unknown

“Where there is a woman, there is magic.” –Ntozake Shange

“You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it.” –Unknown

“A girl should be two things: Who and what she wants.” –Coco Chanel

“Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.” –Hillary Clinton

“She wasn’t looking for a knight. She was looking for a sword.” –Atticus

Women's Day Quotes

“Above all, be the heroine of your life. Not the victim.” –Nora Ephron

“There’s nothing a man can do that I can’t do better and in heels.” –Ginger Rogers

“Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.” –Stephanie Bennett-Henry

“Girls should never be afraid to be smart.” –Emma Watson

“Your life isn’t yours if you constantly care what others think.” –Unknown

“A strong woman looks a challenge in the eye and gives it a wink.” –Gina Carey

“Sometimes it’s the princess who kills the dragon and saves the prince.” –Samuel Lowe

“Little girls with dreams become women with vision.” –Unknown.

“If you have a dream, make it a goal.” –Unknown

“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” –Katherine Hepburn

“We realize the importance of our voice when we are silenced.” –Malala Yousafzai

“She believed she could, so she did.” –Unknown

“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.” –Margaret Fuller

“A successful woman is one who can build a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at her.” –Unknown

“If you want something said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman.” –Margaret Thatcher

“Sometimes it takes balls to be a woman.” –Unknown

“We all have a ‘Wonder Woman’ inside of us.” –Unknown

“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” –Melinda Gates

“I can and I will. Watch me.” –Carrie Green

“There is no force more powerful than a woman determined to rise.” –W.E.B. Dubois

“A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do. A woman must do what he can’t.” –Rhonda Hansome

“I want every girl to know that her voice can change the world.” –Malala

“The most beautiful thing a woman can wear is confidence.” –Blake Lively

“Females are strong as hell.” –The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” –Maya Angelou

“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” –Michelle Obama

“There is nothing stronger than a broken woman who has rebuilt herself.” –Hannah Gadsby

“Real queens fix each other’s crowns.” –Unknown

“Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry.” –Gloria Steinem

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

Inspiring International Women's Day Quotes

“There’s something about a woman with a loud mind that sits in silence, smiling, knowing she can crush you with the truth.” –R.G. Moon

“Feminism isn’t about making women strong. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” –G.D. Anderson

“You can always tell who the strong women are. They are the ones you see building one another up instead of tearing each other down.” –Unknown

“A strong woman stands up for herself. A stronger woman stands up for everyone else.” –Unknown

“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me.” –Ayn Rand

“Some women fear the fire. Some women simply become it.” –R.H. Sin

“She overcame everything that was meant to destroy her.” –Rumi

“I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.” –Madonna

“Cinderella never asked for a prince. She asked for a night off and a dress.” –Kiera Cass

“It’s okay if you fall down and lose your spark. Just make sure that when you get back up, you rise as the whole damn fire.” –Colette Werden

“A woman is like a tea bag: You can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

“Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.” –Amelia Earhart

“What’s the greatest lesson a woman should learn? That since day one, she’s already had everything she needs within herself. It’s the world that convinced her she did not.” –Rupi Kaur

“A woman should be like a single flower—not a whole bouquet.” –Anna Held

“I know what I bring to the table… So trust me when I say I’m not afraid to eat alone.” –Unknown

“Be the woman you needed as a girl.” –Unknown

“Strong back. Soft front. Wild heart. Just be you.” –Brene Brown

“She remembered who she was and the game changed.” –Lalah Deliah

“Her soul is fierce, her heart is brave, her mind is strong.” –Unknown

“And one day she discovered that she was fierce and strong and full of fire, and that not even she could hold herself back, because her passion burned brighter than her fears.” –Mark Anthony

“She’s everything; even when she’s treated like nothing.” –R.H. Sin

“The strongest action for a woman is to love herself, be herself, and shine amongst those who never believed she could.” –Unknown

“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.” –Unknown

“A strong woman can also be vulnerable. Just because there’s a crack in your armor, don’t doubt your strength for one moment.” –Unknown

“I am proud of the woman I am today because I went through one hell of a time to become her.” –Unknown

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“She’s a strong cup of black coffee in a world that is drunk on the cheap wine of shallow love.” –Unknown

“Throw me to the wolves and I will return leading the pack.”

“I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles.” –Audrey Hepburn

“Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.” –Unknown

“I expect woman will be the last thing civilized by man.” –George Meredith

“Don’t stop until you’re proud.” –Unknown

“The age of a woman doesn’t mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.” –Oprah Winfrey

“Women are the real architects of society.” –Cher

“Women are made to be loved, not understood.” –Oscar Wilde

“Women hold up half the sky.” –Mao Zedong

“In our society, the women who break down barriers are those who ignore limits” –Arnold Schwarzenegger

“How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants rather than to create it herself.” –Anais Nin

“I do not wish women to have power over men, but over themselves.” –Mary Shelley

“She’s a mess of gorgeous chaos, and you can see it in her eyes.” –Unknown

“What we women need to do, instead of worrying about what we don’t have is just love what we do have.” –Cameron Diaz

“After all those years as a woman hearing, ‘not thin enough, not pretty enough, not smart enough, not thin enough, not that enough,’ almost overnight I woke up one morning and thought, ‘I am enough.’” –Anna Quindlen

“Women’s value has been under-recognized for far too long.” –Sidney Sheldon

“You cannot be broken because you are a diamond, tougher than nails and a jewel in the rough.” –Unknown

“Women are incredible in groups together. Terrifying. Men have nothing on them.” –Michael Hutchence

“You don’t have to play masculine to be a strong woman.” –Mary Elizabeth Winstead

“Stop waiting to find the light at the end of the tunnel and be the light for yourself.” –Unknown

“You are a woman; that is your superpower.” –Unknown

“Know what your worth is and then add the tax to that amount.” –Unknown

“She is strong, but not in the ways most people think. She loves more than she’ll ever get back and she knows it, yet she loves anyway.” –J.M. Storm

“She promised better things for herself, so she sought out those things and never looked back.” –Unknown

“Yes, she knows pain, but she is strong. Her heart knows no other way.” –A.R. Asher

“She was a wild one. Always stomping on eggshells that everyone else tip-toed on.” –Kaitlin Foster

“The world needs strong women who will lift and build others. Who will love and be loved. Women who live bravely, both tender and fierce; women of indomitable will.” –Amy Tenney

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“She’s a badass with a good heart. Soft but strong. Unapologetic and honest. She’s the type of woman you go to war beside; the type of woman you marry.” –R.H. Sin

“She wore her scars as her best attire. A stunning dress made of hellfire.” –Daniel Saint

“Never ever mistake her silence for weakness. Remember that sometimes the air stills before the onset of a hurricane.” –Unknown

“She looked back on her life and realized that everything that happened only made her stronger.” –Unknown

“Some days, she has no idea how she’ll do it. But every single day, it still gets done.” –Unknown

“She was a true fighter; you could see it in her eyes. She wasn’t born strong, she was made strong. She was sculpted to be her own when the world let her down and she kept picking herself back up.” –Unknown

“She never seemed shattered to me; she was a breathtaking mosaic of battles she’s won.” –Matt Baker

“She has been through hell, so believe me when I say, fear her when she looks into fire and smiles.” –E. Corona

“When women support each other, incredible things happen.” –Unknown

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