We asked the BuzzFeed Community what inspirational quote from a strong-ass woman they loved. Here are the results.
"History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again."
Submitted by Gitzy Gitzerton, Facebook
"If it is not a fit place for women, it is unfit for men to be there."
Submitted by Erinne Beachler, Facebook
"A woman is like a tea bag, she never knows how strong she is until she's in hot water."
Submitted by Merle Morrigan, Facebook
“Though the sex to which I belong is considered weak you will nevertheless find me a rock that bends to no wind.”
—Queen Elizabeth I
Submitted by Catosaurus
"Aim at the high mark and you will hit it. No, not the first time, not the second time and maybe not the third. But keep on aiming and keep on shooting for only practice will make you perfect. Finally you'll hit the bull's-eye of success."
Submitted by courtneya478176187
“Never retract, never explain, never apologize. Just get things done and let them howl.”
Submitted by mistyh46d43d80e
"I use the negativity to fuel the transformation into a a better me."
Submitted by fouxxes
“We are strong united, and we ARE the people, all of us are humans of the earth.”
Submitted by jynelk
“As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.”
Submitted by acraven24
“Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke... she will need her sisterhood”
Submitted by Dessj
“You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress simultaneously.”
Submitted by CallMeAry
“Well-behaved women seldom make history.”
—Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Submitted by absyntheminded.
"I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody’s passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn’t mind leading."
Submitted by tariro
The most effective way to do it, is to do it.”
Submitted by maggiemay08
"It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent."
Submitted by krystenm4c95e128d
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
Submitted by SKipnees
“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”
Submitted by oluwademiladefs01
"Find out who you are and do it on purpose."
Submitted by megp44d81b43e