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Do not judge a woman on her knees: you never know how tall she is when she stands. - Mie Hansson. Here are 46 Strong Independent Women Quotes that will inspire and motivate.

Independent Women Quotes

1. “How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?” - Anaïs Nin

2. “It's important to be driven and have goals. You want an independent woman who knows what she wants and isn't afraid to go after it. It's attractive to me when a woman is doing what she loves. It makes me want to know more.” - Apolo Ohno

3. “Yes, I'm a feminist, because I see all women as smart, gifted, and tough.” - Zaha Hadid

4. “A strong woman stands up for herself. A stronger woman stands up for everyone else.” - Anonymous

5. “If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” - Margaret Thatcher

6. “The best protection any woman can have, is courage.” - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

7. “A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.” - Diane Mariechild

8. “I wanted to be an independent woman, a woman who could pay for her bills, a woman who could run her own life - and I became that woman.” - Diane Von Furstenberg

9. “The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race.” - Susan B. Anthony

10. “Women have been trained to speak softly and carry a lipstick. Those days are over.” - Bella Abzug

Independent Women Quotes

11. “The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.” - Albert Einstein

12. “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.” - Amy Poehler

13. “A common misconception about strong women is that we don't need the hand-holding, the flowers, and the nice gestures, and what I've found to be true is that it's the strong women who want it the most.” - Nicole Curtis

14. “Forget about the fast lane. If you really want to fly, just harness your power to your passion.” - Oprah Winfrey

15. “Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, she doesn't have what it takes. They will say, women don't have what it takes.” - Clare Boothe Luce

16. “A strong woman builds her own world. She is one who is wise enough to know that it will attract the man she will gladly share it with.” - Ellen J. Barrier

17. “I was raised to be an independent woman, not the victim of anything.” - Kamala Harris

18. “A woman is like a tea bag you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.” - Eleanor Roosevelt

19. “I am a strong woman with or without this other person, with or without this job, and with or without these tight pants.” - Queen Latifah

20. “A Bond girl must be a strong and independent woman, but at the same time charming and sensual. Those opposite qualities combined together make her interesting. She must be strong but at the same time feminine.” - Olga Kurylenko

Independent Women Quotes

21. “The power you have is to be the best version of yourself you can be, so you can create a better world.” - Ashley Rickards

22. “It's the good girls who keep diaries, the bad girls never have the time.” - Talullah Bankhead

23. “I like being a strong, independent woman, and to be honest, I was never afraid to be on my own.” - Dido Armstrong

24. “A strong woman understands that the gifts such as logic, decisiveness, and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all of her gifts.” - Nancy Rathburn

25. “Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.” - Margaret Thatcher

26. “I have a lot of sides to my personality and what you see on The Hills is a strong, independent woman, which I am. But I also have a sensitive side that I don't show too much.” - Kristin Cavallari

27. “I have an independent streak. You know, it's kind of hard to tell a independent woman what to do.” - Betty Ford

28. “The thing women have got to learn is that nobody give you power, you just take it.” - Roseanne Barr

29. “I can't think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.” - Emma Stone

30. “Forget about the fast lane. If you really want to fly, just harness your power to your passion.” - Oprah Winfrey

Independent Women Quotes

31. “I want to do is because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.” - Amelia Earhart

32. “Be that strong girl that everyone knew would make it through the worst, be that fearless girl, the one who would dare to do anything, be that independent girl who didn't need a man; be that girl who never backed down.” - Taylor Swift

33. “Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!” - Anne Frank

34. “It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I'm not going to be silent.” - Madeleine Albright

35. “I'm a woman, of course I still have curves on me, and that's ok. I had a baby and I've worked hard. And I don't think women should have to feel that kind of pressure. I've done it really healthfully, and I took my time.” - Lily Aldridge

36. “You have what it takes to be a victorious, independent, fearless woman.” - Tyra Banks

37. “A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done.” - Marge Piercy

38. “She has fought many wars, most internal. The ones that you battle alone, for this, she is remarkable. She is a survivor.” - Nikki Rowe

39. “Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.” - Barbara De Angelis

40. “The question isn't who's going to let me; it's who's going to stop me.” - Ayn Rand

More Independent Quotes

41. “There was a time when men thought it was sexy to have a housewife waiting for him to come home from work in her slippers, but in modern society, I think an independent woman is even more sexy.” - Kat Graham

42. “Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.” - Charlotte Whitton

43. “You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.” - Melissa Etheridge

44. “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” - Oprah Winfrey

45. “Don't be the girl who fell. Be the girl who got back up.” - Jenette Stanley

46. “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” - Charlotte BrontÃ


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“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.”
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“If you don’t like being a doormat then get off the floor.”
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