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#POPxoWomenWantMore: 25 Powerful Quotes By Women That'll Make You Want Aim Higher!

#POPxoWomenWantMore: 25 Powerful Quotes By Women That'll Make You Want Aim Higher!

Remember when Beyonce said, "Who run the world? GIRLS!" Well, that's becoming increasingly true. Women are taking up positions of power in the corporate sphere and representation in the media is improving with better roles and more real women coming to the forefront. To celebrate this International Women's Day we put together a few quotes by inspiring ladies and you'll definitely feel empowered after reading this:


We have put together inspirational women’s day quotes from the leading ladies of today for you. Share these best women’s day quotes with the superwomen in your life and show them your support.


1. Michelle Obama


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"No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens." - Michelle Obama, Former First Lady of USA


2. Laxmi Agarwal


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"I am not a victim. I am a survivor. The man who attacked me will cover his face, I won't." - Laxmi Agarwal, Acid Attack Survivor 


3. Indra Nooyi


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"I grew up with a mother who said 'I'll arrange a marriage for you at 18," but she also said that we could achieve anything we put our minds to and encourage us to dream of becoming prime minister or president." -Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo, CEO


4. Mary Kom


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"People used to say that boxing is for men and not for women and I thought I will show them some day. I promised myself and proved myself." -Mary Kom, Boxing Champion


5. Oprah Winfrey


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"On my own, I will just create, and if it works, it works, and if it doesn’t, I’ll create something else. I don’t have any limitations on what I think I could do or be." - Oprah Winfrey, Media Moghul


6. Arunima Sinha


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"That accident was a turning point of my life but I didn’t want to be dependent on others so I made up my mind and decided to do something that would set an example for others and especially who are going through the same phase. I chased my goal of conquering Mt. Everest with passion. I defied all the odds and have become an inspiration for millions of such people who are physically disabled or handicapped by achieving my goal which is unthinkable to many." - Arunima Sinha, First Indian Amputee To Scale Mt. Everest


7. Melinda Gates


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"I tell my daughters to have their voice in this world, and it became clear I needed to role-model that."- Melinda Gates, Co-founder, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


8. Malala Yousafsai


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"I had two options. One was to remain silent and never to speak and then to be killed by the terrorists. The second option was to speak up for my rights and then die. And I chose the second one." - Malala Yousafsai, Nobel Peace Prize Winner


9. Chanda Kochhar


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“I chose to be a working wife and mother. Why should I compromise on either?” - Chanda Kochhar, Managing Director and CEO, ICICI Bank


10. Maya Angelou


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“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” - Maya Angelou, American Civil Rights Activist


11. Saina Nehwal


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"Do your best to achieve your goal. Do what makes you distinct from others. Snatch your rights by excelling in your pursuits. Do maximum for distinction in your fields."  - Saina Nehwal, Badminton Champion


12. Kirthiga Reddy


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"I strongly believe that the first step and the most important tool towards women empowerment is education. The right education will ensure that women are more competent and confident in taking up bigger challenges and raising the bar in any field." - Kirthiga Reddy, Head Facebook India


13. Hillary Clinton


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“Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply about what you believe in. And, when you stumble, keep faith. And, when you’re knocked down, get right back up and never listen to anyone who says you can’t or shouldn’t go on.”- Hillary Clinton, American Politician


14. Arundhati Roy


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"Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I hear her breathing." - Arundhati Roy, Authour 


15. Margret Thacher


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"If you want something said, ask a man: if you want something done, ask a woman." - Margret Thacher, Former Prime Minister of UK


16. Kalpana Chawala


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"The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on it and the perseverance to follow it." - Kalpana Chawala, Astronaut


17. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez


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“The fundamental question, in the beginning, is, ‘Why you?’ The reason ‘why’ was ’cause, nobody else would. So literally anybody could, right? Because the alternative is no one.”


-Ocasio-Cortez, American politician (the youngest person to be ever elected to American Congress.)


18. Margaret Atwood


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“You may not be able to alter reality, but you can alter your attitude towards it, and this paradoxically, alters the reality. Try and see it.” -Margaret Atwood, Author


19. Greta Thunberg


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“You are never too small to make a change”. -Greta Thunberg, Climate Activist


20. Lauren Singer


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“The only permanent thing in life is death. At any moment, you can change your mind to do the things that make you happy. You have one life to live-go.” -Lauren Singer, Environmental Activist and Entrepreneur


21. Camilla Cabello


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“It’s okay not to be perfect. Your imperfections are what make you YOU. And at the end of the day, people like real people, flaws and all. At least I do.” -Camilla Cabello, Singer and Song Writer


22.  Selena Gomez


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“All the people who knock me over only inspire me to do better.” -Selena Gomez, Singer, Song Writer and Actress.


23. Beyoncē


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“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, Singer and Song Writer


24. Emma Watson


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“It’s a journey and the sad thing is you only  learn from experience, so as much as someone can tell you things, you have to go out there and make your own mistake in order to learn.” -Emma Watson, Actor, Activist.


25. Aranya Johar


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“Forget Snow white say hello to chocolate brown. I’ll write my own fairytale” an excerpt from the poem Brown Girls Guide to Beauty.


-Aranya Johar, Poet


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