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Be The Heroine Of Your Life: 30 *Badass* Quotes Every Woman Should Read To Feel Awesome!

Be The Heroine Of Your Life: 30 *Badass* Quotes Every Woman Should Read To Feel Awesome!

This is for every woman who has been fighting a battle that nobody knows about. For every woman who has been struggling to achieve her goals and create an identity in the world. For every woman who has been facing rejection and not letting it affect her. For every woman who has been loving her scars and emerging stronger through her past. For every woman who has been following her dreams fearlessly. For every woman who has been pushing herself out of bed every morning and hoping to see better days ahead - here’s why you need to read this story.

In case you haven’t heard this in a while - I’m proud of you! I know, things haven’t been going right lately and you’re starting to lose hope. But sooner or later, things will get better. Your efforts will reap all the rewards you’ve been desiring and everything will work out just the way you want. How can I be so sure? Well, I learnt it from many awesome women like you who refused to give up several years ago. Curious to know who they were? Just breathe, get your *gangsta* mode on and read these 30 inspirational quotes by famous women to reiterate the lost faith in yourself!

1. “If I stop to kick every barking dog, I am not going to get where I’m going.” - Jackie Joyner-Kersee

2. “I learned compassion from being discriminated against. Everything bad that’s ever happened to me had taught me compassion.” - Ellen DeGeneres

3. “It’s not the absence of fear, it’s overcoming it. Sometimes, you’ve got to blast through and have faith.” - Emma Watson

4. “You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness.” - Diane von Furstenberg

5. “Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” - Golda Meir

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6. “I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.” - Estee Lauder

7. “Power’s not given to you. You have to take it.” - Beyonce Knowles Carter

8. “You can waste your life drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.” - Shonda Rhimes

9. “If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.” - Erica Jong

10. “You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe.” - Leymah Gbowee

11. “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” - Dolly Parton

12. “I try to live in a little bit of my own joy and not let people steal it or take it.” - Hoda Kotb

13. “Women asking for raises should not only know their value, but they should ask with the confidence that they’re helping the company to be successful.” - Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

14. “Cherish forever that makes you unique, ‘coz you’re really a yawn if it goes.” - Bette Midler

15. “We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.” - J.K.Rowling

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16. “You have trust in what you think. If you splinter yourself and try to please everyone, you can’t.” - Annie Leibovitz

17. “All careers go up and down like friendships, like marriages, like anything else, and you can’t bat a thousand all the time.” - Julie Andrews

18. “There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.” - Indira Gandhi

19. “Don’t look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance.” - Anne Lamott

20. “I have stood a mountain of no’s for one yes.” - B. Smith

21. “It took me a while to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” - Madeleine Albright

22. “Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.” - Oprah Winfrey

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

24. “In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” - Coco Chanel

25. “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

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26. “Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” - Nora Ephron

27. “Hold your head and your standards high even as people or circumstances try to pull you down.” - Tory Johnson

28. “I learned a long time ago that there is something worse than missing the goal, and that’s not pulling the trigger.” - Mia Hamm

29. “Owning your story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it.” - Brene Brown

30. “If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is.” - Angelina Jolie

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