Quotes on Successful Women

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

Many of the most successful men and women in the world never graduated from college. They attended the school of life instead. Brian Tracy

There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women. Madeleine Albright

Success isn't about how much money you make. It's about the difference you make in people's lives. Michelle Obama

Successful women don't sleep until noon. Barbara Taylor Bradford

I guess I'm a survivor. There are many of us survivors and any successful woman of my age has somewhat of that in her. Helen Gurley Brown

Successful women have an aura that says 'I belong in this seat'. Cathie Black

Successful women have an aura that says "I belong in this seat". Cathie Black

What gets measured gets improved. Robin S. Sharma

Sometimes things work out, sometimes they don't. I never know how successful a movie is going to be - when you make a movie you're always hoping for the best. Christopher Walken

Communication is the key to successful relationships. Jeanne Phillips

If a woman is successful, she'd better duck, because they'll be out to get her. Leona Helmsley

Successful people understand that you don't need to make things complicated. Anne McKevitt

A fickle and changeful thing is a woman ever. Virgil

Women are one and all a set of vultures. Petronius

Growth and comfort do not coexist. Ginni Rometty

Learn from the experts. Study successful men and women and do what they do and you'll be successful too. Brian Tracy

Don't take 'no' for an answer. Keep knocking down walls until someone says 'yes.' Chelsea Handler

We all struggle. I'm not saying any successful woman's life is without struggle. But it doesn't mean it has to be miserable. Brooke Shields

There are a lot of male egos out there that cannot deal with highly successful women. And it's their problem. Sheila Johnson

You can be this super-successful woman who's smart and effective but still feminine. When I worked in finance, I didn't always think that was possible. Ruzwana Bashir

It's hard for a man to live with a successful woman - they seem to resent you so much. Very few men are generous enough to accept success in their women. Shirley Bassey

I learned to always take on things I'd never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist. Ginni Rometty

I learned to always take on things I'd never done before. Ginni Rometty

I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity. Michelle Obama

When they take surveys of women in business, of the Fortune 500, the successful women, 80% of them, say they were in sports as a young woman. Billie Jean King

Every woman has the right to be beautiful. Elizabeth Arden

The only way to do something in depth is to work hard. Miuccia Prada

You can't please everyone, and you can't make everyone like you. Katie Couric

We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change. Sheryl Sandberg

Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. Lady Gaga

If you want to be successful, love what you are doing. Will Rogers

You can have unbelievable intelligence, you can have connections, you can have opportunities fall out of the sky. But in the end, hard work is the true, enduring characteristic of successful people. Marsha Johnson Evans

Don't be intimidated by what you don't know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else. Sara Blakely

I think men are afraid to be with a successful woman, because we are terribly strong, we know what we want and we are not fragile enough. Shirley Bassey

Every moment is a fresh beginning. T S Eliot

Be awfully nice to them going up, because you're gonna meet them all coming down. Jimmy Durante

Kellyanne Conway, been one of his most successful advisers, his most successful. Certainly the highest profile women associated with his campaign. Has he offered you a position? Megyn Kelly

If you think about companies that were built in Silicon Valley, a lot of them early on were chip companies. And now the companies that are there, like Apple, are much more successful than any of the chip companies were. Mark Zuckerberg

Ensure that you do things differently from everyone else Sara Blakely

I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Maya Angelou

All successful people, men and women, are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose. Brian Tracy

Success as a woman has changed me. That's what I feel is the first thing. When I feel like a successful woman as a rounded human being, then it feeds my work in a broader way so it becomes more interesting. Jacqueline Bisset

Now it's somewhat easier for a woman to be a film producer or something like that if she wants, though it's not that easy. But to be any kind of successful woman took a lot of doing in the '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s... in the '70s it's getting simpler. Helen Gurley Brown

Success and likeability are positively correlated for men and negatively for women. When a man is successful, he is liked by both men and women. When a woman is successful, people of both genders like her less. Sheryl Sandberg

I want to continue to do is to help these young women be successful. .. You don't just say goodbye at the end of their playing careers and end it there. Pat Summitt

My advice to young women who are looking to be successful; make sure you're passionate about whatever it is that you're doing. And make sure you're fulfilled by the opportunities within your job. Soledad O'Brien

A successful woman preacher was once asked what special obstacles have you met as a woman in the ministry? Not one, she answered, except the lack of a minister's wife. Anna Garlin Spencer

Whenever you see a successful woman, look out for three men who are going out of their way to try to block her. Yulia Tymoshenko

Nearly every glamorous, wealthy, successful career woman you might envy now started out as some kind of schlep. Helen Gurley Brown

I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that's how you grow. Marissa Mayer

I raise up my voice-not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard...we cannot succeed when half of us are held back. Malala Yousafzai

We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back. Malala Yousafzai

Martin Scorsese was one of the few who had not been an assistant. Most of the guys had been an assistant and worked their way up. But I had seen an underground picture he had made in New York, a black-and-white film. I had done a picture for American International, about a Southern woman bandit, the Ma Barker story, and it was very successful, and I had left to start my own company, and they wanted me to make another one. Roger Corman

Women will never be as successful as men because they have no wives to advise them. Dick Van Dyke

I'm not supposed to say it, but I was not guilty of any crime. I became a target because I was a strong and a rich woman who had been very successful. Martha Stewart

The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves. Barbara Corcoran

You are indebted to life until you help some less fortunate person, just as you were helped. Melinda Gates

The most successful leader of all is the one who sees another picture not yet actualised Mary Parker Follett

A successful business is either loved or needed. Ted Leonsis

We have to compete within ourselves relative to the determination it takes to be successful. Nick Saban

Work ethic is the most important component of being successful. Kliff Kingsbury

Being successful is something that's sometimes hard to deal with. Richard Simmons

I planned on being successful ever since I was young. To me, this is nothing to be surprised about. Jimmy Rollins

All depends on how determined we are to be successful. Robert Kiyosaki

Greatest danger is not failure, but be successful and not know why. James C Collins

In order to be successful, all you've got to do is show up 80 percent of the time. Woody Allen

Being successful is kind of dull. Nolan Bushnell

You are more powerful than you think. Tim Cook

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

A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That's why they don't get what they want. Madonna Ciccone

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

Don't be intimidated by what you don't know. Sara Blakely

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

It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent. Madeleine Albright

I'm very much for helping create women who are going to be successful women. I don't like women who imitate men, who want to emasculate men. I think women should be feminine. That does not mean a 'air-brain' or someone who is not strong. I think real strength is strength of character, not the ability to push everyone around. June Dally-Watkins

Traditionally, women have a lot of different roles in society. It is very difficult to balance all these roles and at the same time to compete with men. A leading, successful woman has to put in much bigger efforts to be more competent and faster, more dynamic and organized, than a successful man. Dalia Grybauskaite

I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman. Anais Nin

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

The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it. Roseanne Barr



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