9 Inspirational Quotes From Independent Women Who Kick Butt

All these amazing women have a similar message: We are women, we are powerful, and we are proud. In USA Network’s new Limited Series Event “Political Animals,” Sigourney Weaver plays the ultimate modern-day woman: a powerful, passionate and complex former First Lady and current Secretary of State. Watch her break barriers—and into the boys’ club of American politics—on the “Political Animals,” Sundays at 10/9C on USA. posted on

2. Meryl Streep

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3. Emma Watson

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5. Beyonce

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6. Princess Diana

7. J.K. Rowling

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8. Ellen Degeneres

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9. Tina Fey

“Maybe what bothers me the most is that people say that Hillary is a bitch. Let me say something about that: Yeah, she is. And so am I and so is this one. (Points to Amy Poehler) Know what? Bitches get stuff done!”

Inspired by Elaine Barrish Hammond (Sigourney Weaver) in “Political Animals”

Smart, strong, and politically savvy, ex-Presidential wife and current Secretary of State Elaine Barrish Hammond (Sigourney Weaver) has a fierce desire to right the wrongs of the world—whether in international diplomatic chambers or in her own living room. Devoted to both family and country, she’s determined to follow her heart and find a way to solve the problems of both. See her in action in “Political Animals,” Sundays at 10/9C on USA.

“Political Animals” is USA Network’s highly anticipated Limited Series Event that pulls back the curtain on the polished facade of a former first-family as they navigate the complex world of political and personal ambition.

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