Quotes on Famous Women Inspirational

It is only our deeds that reveal who we are. Carl Jung

Nothing has any power over me other than that which I give it through my conscious thoughts. Tony Robbins

You must not only aim right, but draw the bow with all your might. Henry David Thoreau

Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you. David Mccullough

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

You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are. Melissa Etheridge

Power is not given to you. You have to take it. Beyonce Knowles

Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood. Oscar Wilde

We still live in a world in which a significant fraction of people, including women, believe that a woman belongs and wants to belong exclusively in the home. Rosalyn Sussman Yalow

He who controlleth the backboard, controlleth the game. Adolph Rupp

I have an irrepressible desire to live till I can be assured that the world is a little better for my having lived in it. Abraham Lincoln

Just as a small fire is extinguished by the storm whereas a large fire is enhanced by it - likewise a weak faith is weakened by predicament and catastrophes whereas a strong faith is strengthened by them. Viktor E Frankl

The highest test of the civilization of any race is in its willingness to extend a helping hand to the less fortunate. Booker T Washington

The good part about being famous is being able to help people. The hard part is every day you have to be in a good mood, because that is what people expect. You learn to get good at it. Michael Jordan

There is a growing strength in women, but it is in the forehead, not in the forearm. Beverly Sills

Courage allows the successful woman to fail - and to learn powerful lessons from the failure - so that in the end, she didn't fail at all. Maya Angelou

I don't say everything, but I paint everything. Pablo Picasso

Fans never fall asleep at our games, because they're afraid they might get hit by a pass. George Raveling

I did everything he did but backwards & in high heels. Ginger Rogers

Whatever you do, be different - that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can't think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you're different, you will stand out. Anita Roddick

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

Whatever we believe about ourselves and our ability comes true for us. Susan L Taylor

We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead. Beyonce Knowles

I suppose I could have stayed home and baked cookies and had teas, but what I decided to do was to fulfill my profession, which I entered before my husband was in public life Hillary Clinton

Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you. Hillary Clinton

Where words leave off, music begins. Heinrich Heine

Is there a meaning to music? Yes. Can you state in so many words what the meaning is? No. Aaron Copland

Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal but which the reader recognizes as his own. Salvatore Quasimodo

Character never quits; and with patience and persistence; Dreams do come true! Pete Maravich

You come to nature with all her theories, and she knocks them all flat. Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Never underestimate the heart of a champion. Rudy Tomjanovich

Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball. Rogers Hornsby

The quality of mercy is not strained William Shakespeare

Defense doesn't break down on the help, it breaks down on the recovery. Chuck Daly

Shout praise and whisper criticism. Don Meyer

I'm profoundly changed. There's a bittersweet emotion that I feel from playing this role. . . . I want the world to be different because I was here. However lofty or crazy or delusional that may sound, I want people's lives to be better because I was here. Will Smith

I would tell players to relax and never think about what's at stake. Just think about the basketball game. If you start to think about who is going to win the championship, you've lost your focus. Michael Jordan

Any American boy can be a basketball star if he grows up, up, up. Bill Vaughan

Great players are willing to give up their own personal achievement for the achievement of the group. It enhances everybody. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Painting is the grandchild of nature. It is related to God. Rembrandt

Life is tough enough without having someone kick you from the inside. Rita Rudner

, and they could name a handful. Taylor Swift

Other people go to the office. I get to coach. I know I've been blessed. Jim Valvano

Only the poet can look beyond the detail and see the whole picture. Helen Hayes

I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want. Madonna Ciccone

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle. Gloria Steinem

Everything grows rounder and wider and weirder, and I sit here in the middle of it all and wonder who in the world you will turn out to be. Carrie Fisher

Life is always rich and steady time when you are waiting for something to happen or to hatch. E B White

What one beholds of a woman is the least part of her. Ovid

The accusation that I am a woman is incontrovertible. Frances Perkins

Fear and niceness, the handmaids of all women, or more truly, woman its pretty self. William Shakespeare

Women are one and all a set of vultures. Petronius

I am the only one, whom you may find it hard to get rid of, for I have always counted myself as a woman. Mahatma Gandhi

The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking "Is there a meaning to music?" My answer would be, "Yes", And "Can you state in so many words what the meaning is?" My answer to that would be "No." Aaron Copland

Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems. Brian Tracy

The secret is to have eight great players and four others who will cheer like crazy. Jerry Tarkanian

I am a Woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal Woman, that's me. Maya Angelou

Doing more of what doesn't work won't make it work any better. Charles J Givens

It's not the moutain we conquer but ourselves. Edmund Hillary

This maiden she lived with no other thought Than to love and be loved by me. Edgar Allan Poe

'Tis brief, my lord...as woman's love. William Shakespeare

Women are leaders everywhere you look - from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes. Nancy Pelosi

As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world. Virginia Woolf

Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you're proud to live. Anne Sweeney

If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun. Katharine Hepburn

I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done. Lucille Ball

And with the morn those angel faces smile Which I have loved long since and lost awhile. John Henry Newman

Life is eternal, and love is immortal, and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight. Rossiter W. Raymond

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 have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear. Rosa Parks

It's so clear that you have to cherish everyone. I think that's what I get from these older black women, that every soul is to be cherished, that every flower Is to bloom. Alice Walker

Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. Nora Ephron

A human life is a story told by God. Hans Christian Andersen

The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present. Barbara De Angelis

Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size. Virginia Woolf

He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Oh heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains. Khalil Gibran

Good-night! good-night! as we so oft have said Beneath this roof at midnight, in the days That are no more, and shall no more return. Thou hast but taken up thy lamp and gone to bed; I stay a little longer, as one stays To cover up the embers that still burn. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Good teams become great ones when the members trust each other enough to surrender the Me for the We. Phil Jackson

During my 18 years I came to bat almost 10,000 times. I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at bats a season. That means I played seven years without ever hitting the ball. Mickey Mantle

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