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Confidence quotes for women – 346 quotes to help keep you resilient

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We have gathered together the 346 best confidence quotes for women, to remind ourselves every day that we can deal with whatever the world throws at us! This list should give every woman confidence quotes for her daily resolve, or to use in speeches, presentations and articles. You will find confident quotes for woman leaders, wman entrepreneurs, woman executives, woman careerists, and even plenty of ones suited to a woman’s private life as well.

And well, we are confident quotes for women, by women especially, will resonate to build confidence and keep you going during those times when things get tough — and let’s face it, there will always be those times!

346 Confidence quotes for women

“I am a strong woman. I don’t sit around feeling sorry for myself, nor let people mistreat me. I don’t respond to people who dictate to me or try to bring me down. If I fall, I will rise up even stronger because I am a survivor and not a victim. I am in control of my life and there is nothing I can’t achieve.” – Anonymous

“One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in, and where you want to go.” – Sheila Murray Bethel

“The world needs strong women—women who will lift and build others, who will love and be loved, women who live bravely, both tender and fierce, women of indomitable will.” – Amy Tenney

“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

“And you, you scare people because you are whole all by yourself.” – Lauren Alex Cooper

“Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women.” – Maya Angelou

“I’m tough, ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.” – Madonna

“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

“I have chosen to no longer be apologetic for my femaleness and my femininity. And I want to be respected for all of my femaleness because I deserve to be.” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

“I like to play a strong woman, but a strong woman can also be very fragile and vulnerable at the same time.” – Carice van Houten

“Don’t let a little stormy weather get you down, there is always sunshine on the other side.” – Heather A. Stillufsen

“Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.” – Maya Angelou

“She was brave, and strong, and broken all at once.” – Anna Funder

“It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.” – Jane Austen

Confidence quotes for women: strength and power

“One of the best things that ever happened to me is that I’m a woman. That is the way all females should feel.” – Marilyn Monroe

“A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not to do.” – Marge Piercy

“And one day, she discovered that she was fierce, and strong, and full of fire, and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears.” – Mark Anthony

“She was powerful not because she wasn’t scared, but because she went on so strongly, despite the fear.” – Atticus

“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” – Melinda Gates

“Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“A strong woman is one who feels deeply and loves fiercely. Her tears flow as abundantly as her laughter. A strong woman is both soft and powerful, she is both practical and spiritual. A strong woman in her essence is a gift to the world.” – Ritu Ghatourey

“You must know that you can do this. You are strong. And you will make it. Just hang on and keep believing in yourself, always.” – Heather A. Stillufsen

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

“Some women choose to follow men, and some choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.” – Lady Gaga

“At years old, if I could give my younger self one piece of advice, it would be to use the words ‘fuck off’ much more frequently.” – Helen Mirren

“Understand that getting help isn’t a sign of weakness but a sign of strength.” – Michelle Obama

“Women are always saying, ‘We can do anything that men can do.’ But men should be saying, ‘We can do anything that women can do.’” – Gloria Steinem

“Having a soft heart in a cruel world is courage, not weakness.” – Katherine Henson

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

“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 learning.” – Amy Poehler

“Strong women don’t play the victims, don’t make themselves look pitiful, and don’t point fingers. They stand and they deal.” – Mandy Hale

Confidence quotes for women: standing your ground

“You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.” – Rosalynn Carter

“I am not a difficult woman at all. I am simply a strong woman and know my worth.” – Angelina Jolie

“Beneath every strong, independent woman lies a broken little girl who had to learn how to get back up and to never depend on anyone.” – Anonymous

“I know what I bring to the table. So trust me when I say I’m not afraid to eat alone.” – Anonymous

“I am a woman with thoughts and questions and shit to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story—I will.” – Amy Schumer

“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

“She would rather walk alone in darkness than follow anyone else’s shadow.” – R.G. Moon

“Women must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself.” – Susan B. Anthony

“I think the truth of the matter is, people who end up as ‘first’ don’t actually set out to be first. They set out to do something they love and it just so happens that they are the first to do it.” – Condoleezza Rice

“I wanted to show that women are empowered and strong, and don’t have to be saved by some male hero, but they can take care of themselves using their intelligence and their power.” – Gal Gadot

“Truly powerful women don’t explain why they want respect. They simply don’t engage with those who don’t give it to them.” – Anonymous

“My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Confidence quotes for women: facing challenges

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

“Don’t let anyone speak for you, and don’t rely on others to fight for you.” – Michelle Obama

“A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars.” – Carly Simon

“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand

“Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.” – Jennifer Lopez

“A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.” – Gina Carey

“A strong woman loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, and perseveres—no matter what life throws at her.” – Anonymous

“She is clothed in strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.” – Proverbs :

“‘You’re gonna be happy,’ said life, ‘but first I’ll make you strong.’” – Anonymous

“Some women are lost in the fire. Some women are built from it.” – Michelle K. Some

Confidence quotes for women: don’t back down

“If my strength intimidates you, I hope you realize that’s a weakness of yours.” – Anonymous

“Sometimes, it takes balls to be a woman.” – Anonymous

“I am a strong woman because a strong woman raised me.” – Anonymous

“Let’s be clear, I’m a strong woman.” – Bethenny Frankel

“She is a queen. Her soul is royalty.” – Adrian Michael

Confidence quotes for women: complexity

“She’s a badass with a good heart—soft but strong, unapologetic and honest. She’s the type of woman you go to war beside, the type of woman you marry.” – R.H. Sin

“Strong women aren’t simply born. We are forged through the challenges of life. With each challenge, we grow mentally and emotionally. We move forward with our head held high and a strength that can not be denied. A woman who’s been through the storm and survived. We are warriors.” – Anonymous

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

“She may be broken for a while, but that’s ok. She’s working on her, ‘cause she’s not one to leave a mess lying around.” – JM Storm

“Pain shapes a woman into a warrior.” – R.H. Sin

“She is a beautiful piece of broken pottery, put back together by her own hands. And a critical world judges her cracks while missing the beauty of how she made herself whole again.” – JM Storm

“Don’t underestimate me. I know more than I say, think more than I speak, notice more than you realize.” – Anonymous

“If you ever find yourself in the wrong story, leave.” – Mo Willems

Confidence quotes for women: not giving up

“You must know this, there is always something out there that you can keep fighting for. So don’t give up.” – Heather A. Stillufsen

“The bravest thing she ever did was to stay alive each day.” – Atticus

“Strong women don’t have attitudes. They have standards.” – Anonymous

“A woman becomes a reflection of how you treat her. If you don’t like how she’s acting, look at how you are treating her.” – Anonymous

“Call me whatever you want. It’s not going to stop me from trying to do the right thing. Because it doesn’t just affect me, it affects all the other women who are in this with me, and it affects all the other men who are in this with me, too.” – Emma Watson

“I’ve always wanted to be a woman who isn’t afraid to tell her story.” – Andra Day

“A girl doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her.” – Marilyn Monroe

Confidence quotes for women: rebel against the expected

“I’m not someone who can be controlled. I want someone who will watch me do my thing and be like, ‘That’s my girl.’” – Anonymous

“Be the kind of woman that when your feet hit the floor each morning the devil says, ‘Oh crap, she’s up!’” – Anonymous

“Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.” – Diana Ross

“Women have to work much harder to make it in this world. It really pisses me off that women don’t get the same opportunities as men do, or money for that matter. Because let’s face it, money gives men the power to run the show. It gives men the power to define our values and to define what’s sexy and what’s feminine and that’s bullshit. At the end of the day, it’s not about equal rights, it’s about how we think. We have to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves.” – Beyonce

“She’s proof that you can walk through hell and still be an angel.” – R.H. Sin

“Work hard at being the best version of yourself.” – Isadora Duncan

“Never ever mistake her silence for weakness. Remember that sometimes the air stills, before the onset of a hurricane.” – Nikita Hill

“I am very definitely a woman and I enjoy it.” – Marilyn Monroe

“A strong woman builds others up because she knows what it’s like to be torn down.” – Anonymous

“As for my girls, I’ll raise them to think they breathe fire.” – Jessica Kirkland

“The weakest thing a man can do is to talk about his woman to another woman.” – Anonymous

Confidence quotes for women: never apologize

“We need to get women to the point where they aren’t apologizing. It’s time to take ownership in our success.” – Tori Burch

“I live to succeed, not to please you or anyone else.” – Marilyn Monroe

“A strong woman knows she has strength enough for the journey, but a woman of strength knows it is in the journey where she will become strong.” – Anonymous

“A strong man can handle a strong woman. A weak man will say she has an attitude.” – Sonya Parker

Confidence quotes for women: witty quotes

“Mirror, mirror on the wall, I’ll always get up after I fall. And whether I run, walk, or have to crawl, I’ll set my goals and achieve them all.” – Chris Butler

“She’s a strong cup of black coffee in a world that is drunk on the cheap wine of shallow love.” – JM Storm

“They tried to burn her not knowing she was a flame.” – R.H. Sin

“Strong women need not declare they can carry all the burdens in life. They just quietly do it and survive with a smile.” – Anonymous

“Sometimes, I wake up and think I look horrible. And sometimes, I see a strong woman.” – Irina Shayk

“You were wild once. Don’t let them tame you.” – Isadora Duncan

“Sometimes an angel, sometimes a hell raiser, always a strong woman.” – R.H. Sin

“Rainy days are good for the soul.” – Anonymous

“To be soft is to be powerful.” – Anonymous

“A woman knows by intuition, or instinct, what is best for herself.” – Marilyn Monroe

“A woman is only helpless while her nail polish is still wet, even then she can pull the trigger.” – Anonymous

“Storms make trees take deeper roots.” – Dolly Parton

“I can do anything when I am in a tutu.” – Misty Copeland

“Own yourself, woman.” – Toni Morrison

“If I was meant to be controlled, I would have come with a remote.” – Anonymous

Confidence quotes for women: dispel fear

“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

“I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong, I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles.” – Audrey Hepburn

“Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is.” – Anne Frank

“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

Confidence quotes for women: dealing with attacks

“Forgive those who insult you, attack you, belittle you, or take you for granted. But more than this, forgive yourself for allowing them to hurt you.” – Anonymous

“A strong woman is one who is able to smile this morning like she wasn’t crying last night.” – Harriet Morgan

“Today, hang in there—hold on and be strong. Keep going. You will and you can get through this.” – Heather A. Stillufsen

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, and how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou

“If you live off a man’s compliments, you’ll die from his criticism.” – Cornelius Lindsey

“Always, always, always believe in yourself. Because if you don’t then who will, sweetie?” – Marilyn Monroe

Confidence quotes for women: making a difference

“I figure, if a girl wants to be a legend, she should go ahead and be one.” – Calamity Jane

“We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.” – Kavita Ramdas

“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” – Marie Curie

“Once you figure out what respect tastes like, it tastes better than attention.” – Pink

“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint, and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Be a strong woman. So your daughter will have a role model and your son will know what to look for in a woman when he’s a man.” – Anonymous

“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

Confidence quotes for women: getting it done

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

“The most dangerous woman of all is the one who refuses to rely on your sword to save her because she carries her own.” – R.H. Sin

“There will be people who say to you, ‘You are out of your lane.’ They are burdened by only having the capacity to see what has always been instead of what can be. But don’t you let that burden you.” – Kamala Harris

“Some people think that you have to be the loudest voice in the room to make a difference. That is just not true. Often, the best thing we can do is turn down the volume. When the sound is quieter, you can actually hear what someone else is saying. And that can make a world of difference.” – Nikki Haley

Confidence quotes for women: ignoring the haters

“I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all.” – Coco Chanel

“You can say a lot of things about me, but you cannot say I don’t work hard.” – Kim Kardashian

“So many strong women start as broken girls.” – Anonymous

“She needed a hero. So that’s what she became.” – Anonymous

Confidence quotes for women: always be amaing

​​“She was a wild one; always stomping on eggshells that everyone else tip-toed on.” – Kaitlin Foster

“I am proud of the woman I am today, because I went through one hell of a time becoming her.” – Anonymous

“Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour

“Never apologize for being a powerful woman.” – Anonymous

“Be that strong girl that everyone knew would make it through the worst. Be that fearless girl the one would dare to do anything. Be that independent girl, who doesn’t need a man. Be that girl who never backed down.” – Taylor Swift

“You can tell who the strong women are. They are the ones you see building one another up instead of tearing each other down.” – Anonymous

“What made her strong was despite the million things that hurt her, she spoke of nothing—nothing but happiness.” – J.A.

“She is kind but strong, and that is where so many mistake her. They interpret her kindness for weakness and force her to show her strength.” – JM Storm

“You may not be everything you thought you’d be by now, but you can be the one who loves, serves, and gives her all, and waters and nurtures every plant in the garden that God has already given her.” – Morgan Harper Nichols

“Beautiful girl, you were made to do hard things so believe in yourself.” – Anonymous

Confidence quotes for women: inspiration

“Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.” – Helen Keller

“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 Rodham Clinton

“Life has knocked me down a few times, it showed me things I never wanted to see. I experienced sadness and failures. But one thing for sure, I always get up.” – Anonymous

“A strong woman will automatically stop trying if she feels unwanted. She won’t fix it or beg, she’ll just walk away.” – Anonymous

“Stay strong. Make them wonder how you’re still smiling.” – Anonymous

“Strong women are often misperceived as cold and mean simply because they refuse to be disrespected, mistreated or taken for granted.” – Anonymous

“She overcame everything that was meant to destroy her.” – Sylvester McNutt II

“She is full of wounds riddled with scars, but she is still standing and she is still beautiful.” – R.H. Sin

“You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.” – Anonymous

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

Confidence quotes for women: using power

“She is both hellfire and holy water. And the flavor you taste depends on how you treat her.” – Sneha Pal

“A strong woman may remain silent when people talk behind her back, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t notice, it simply means she chooses not to waste her energy on foolishness. She has more important things to do.” – Anonymous

“Whenever I speak to a strong woman I always want to ask, ‘What demons did you have to slay?’” – Anonymous

“Woman is the dominant sex. Men have to do all sorts of stuff to prove they are worthy of a woman’s attention.” – Camille Pagla

“A wise girl knows her limits, a smart girl knows that she has none.” – Marilyn Monroe

“I have to be seen to be believed.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“A wise woman once said, ‘Fuck this shit’ and she lived happily ever after.” – Anonymous

“I will destroy you in the most beautiful way possible and when I leave, you will finally understand why storms are named after people.” – Caitlyn Siehl

“A queen will always turn pain into power.” – Anonymous

“And to all of the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams.” – Hillary Clinton

Confidence quotes for women: strength in society

“We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.” – Sheryl Sandberg

“Figure out who you are separate from your family, and the man or woman you’re in a relationship with. Find who you are in this world and what you need to feel good alone. I think that’s the most important thing in life. Find a sense of self. With that, you can do anything else.” – Angelina Jolie

“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

“Give a woman pain and she’ll turn it into power. Give that woman chaos and she’ll create peace.” – R.H. Sin

“The day will come when men will recognize women as his peers, 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

“Most people who meet my wife quickly conclude that she is remarkable. They are right about this. She is smart, funny and thoroughly charming. Often, after hearing her speak at some function or working with her on a project, people will approach me and say something to the effect of, ‘You know, I think the world of you, Barack, but your wife, wow!’” – Barack Obama

“Women are leaders everywhere you look—from the CEO who runs a Fortune 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

“I’ve often thought it unfair that women are expected to stay at home when there’s a fight to be won. If a woman has the strength to bear a child, she can swing a sword as well as any man.” – Karen Hawkins

“In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.” – Sheryl Sandberg

“There’s something special about a woman who dominates in a man’s world. It takes a certain grace, strength, intelligence, fearlessness, and the nerve to never take no for an answer.” – Rihanna

Confidence quotes for women: fighting for rights

“If fighting for women’s health care and paid family leave and equal pay is playing the women’s card, then deal me in.” – Hillary Clinton

“What I want young women and girls to know is: you are powerful and your voice matters. You’re going to walk into many rooms where you may be the only one who looks like you or who has had the experiences you’ve had. So you use that voice and be strong.” – Kamala Harris

“There are no hopeless situations; there are only men who have grown hopeless about them.” – Clare Boothe Luce

“Think I finally reached the point where I don’t care anymore, I’m a good person, I can’t force people to see my worth.” – Anonymous

“There’s nothing beautiful than a woman that focuses on her career, goals, and her ambitions. She’s not worried about being single because she knows God is going to send her husband right on time.” – Anonymous

“There’s fire in her. If loved correctly, she will warm your entire home. If abused, she will burn it down.” – Anonymous

“Sometimes, the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life.” – Anonymous

“I am a strong woman. Everything that’s hit me in life I’ve dealt with on my own. I’ve cried myself to sleep. Picked myself back up and wiped my own tears. I have grown from things meant to break me. I get stronger by the day and I have God to thank for that.” – Anonymous

“The strongest actions for a woman is to love herself, be herself. and shine amongst those who never believed she could.” – Anonymous

Confidence quotes for women: weathering the storms

“I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.” – Mother Teresa

“When you are a strong woman, you will attract trouble. When a man feels threatened, there is always trouble.” – Barbara Taylor Bradford

“Her damaged petals are what made her more beautiful than all the other flowers.” – A.J. Lawless

“If an egg is broken by outside force, life ends. If broken by inside force, life begins. Great things always begin from inside.” – Anonymous

“A storm was coming, but that’s not what she felt. It was an adventure on the wind and it shivered down her spine.” – Atticus

“Our backs tell stories no books have the spine to carry.” – Rupi Kaur

Confidence quotes for women: loving yourself

“Take care of yourself now that you’re old enough to know how. Drink water, sleep eight hours, and don’t go within feet of a tanning booth or I’ll slap you. Hard.” – Olivia Wilde

“Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses.” – Madame Marie du Deffand

“We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls, ‘You can have ambition, but not too much. You should aim to be successful, but not too successful. Otherwise, you will threaten the man.’ Because I am female, I am expected to aspire to marriage. I am expected to make my life choices, always keeping in mind that marriage is the most important. Now, marriage can be a source of joy and love and mutual support, but why do we teach girls to aspire to marriage and we don’t teach boys the same?” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

“The girls who were unanimously considered beautiful often rested on their beauty alone. I felt I had to do things, to be intelligent, and develop a personality in order to be seen as attractive. By the time I realized maybe I wasn’t plain and might even possibly be pretty, I had already trained myself to be a little more interesting and informed.” – Diane Von Furstenberg

“She wasn’t born herself. She found herself over a long and treacherous road. And the more treacherous the road became, the more of herself she found.” – Atticus

“Chin up, child. In my experience, when a life seems to be falling to pieces, it is usually falling into place.” – Beau Taplin

“She remembered who she was and the game changed.” – Lalah Deliah

“She understood that the hardest times in life to go through were when you were transitioning from one version of yourself to another.” – Sarah Addison Allen

“I am mine before I am anyone else’s.” – Nayyirah Waheed

“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.” – Mary Oliver

“After all those years as a woman hearing ‘not thin enough, not this enough, not that enough’, almost overnight I woke up one morning and thought—I’m enough.” – Anna Quindlen

“I know my worth. I’ve paid dearly for every ounce of it.” – Alfa

“A woman’s body makes her sexy, their smile makes her pretty but it’s a good heart and soul that makes her absolutely beautiful.” – Anonymous

“I am a woman phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that’s me.” – Maya Angelou

“The beauty of being a feminist is that you get to be whatever you want. And that’s the point.” – Shonda Rhimes

Confidence quotes for women: opening up

“Be good to her, she’s rare.” – R.H. Sin

“If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.” – Marilyn Monroe

“And you were just like the moon—so lonely, so full of imperfections. But just like the moon, you shined in times of darkness.” – C.W.

“No one ever told me I was pretty when I was a little girl. All little girls should be told they’re pretty, even if they aren’t.” – Marilyn Monroe

“We are made of all those who have built and broken us.” – Atticus

“A woman who opens her heart to love you, when it’s already broken, is braver than any person you’ll meet.” – Steven Benson

“In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus

“I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.” – Marilyn Monroe

“Nothing in this world is guaranteed, but unstoppable is she who still fights for what she wants and what she believes.” – Anonymous

“Every woman deserves to have a partner who is proudly willing to say to the whole world, ‘Yeah, she is my one and only. She is beautiful and she is mine.’” – Anonymous

Great Quotes About Strong Women Raising Each Other Up

“Females are the most beautiful, gorgeous creatures in the whole world. And I think that we are gorgeous no matter what size we are.” – Alicia Keys

“Behind every great woman, I pray there will be another great woman, whispering, ‘You’ve got this,’ in her ear.” – Anonymous

“She is dangerous when she is hurt. She can easily destroy everything around her, but she doesn’t. Instead, she destroys herself.” – Aletta S.

“When a man realizes that his woman is a teammate, not an opponent, that’s when his life changes. Don’t break her down. Build her up and let her help you win.” – Tony Gaskins

“A glowing woman can help other women glow and still be lit, you know.” – Anonymous

“Women that believe in each other can survive anything. Women who believe in each other create armies that will win kingdoms and wars.” – Nikita Gill

“I was raised in a family where women made it happen with or without a man.” – Anonymous

“Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” – G.D. Anderson

“I love the person I’ve become, because I fought to become her.” – Anonymous

“Women are blessed with enough patience to stay and enough strength to move on.” – Anonymous

Confidence quotes for women: facing adversity head on

“Don’t hold back because you think it’s unladylike. We shouldn’t be shamed out of our anger. We should be using it. Using it to make change in our own lives, and using it to make change in the lives around us.” – Jessica Valenti

“I admire women who could’ve turned cold after everything they’ve been through but still chose love anyway. There’s strength in that.” – Anonymous

“Be a woman that wakes up with purpose and intent. Be that woman that shows up and never gives up. Be that woman that believes anything is possible and is willing to work for it.” – Anonymous

“I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept.” – Angela Davis

“They say you don’t know what you have till it’s gone. I say you know exactly what you had, you just thought you’d never lose it.” – Anonymous

“She has been through hell. So believe me when I say, fear her when she looks into the fire and smiles.” – Anonymous

“Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.” – Stephanie Bennett-Henry

“She spent her whole life fixing broken hearts yet she didn’t know how to fix her own.” – Anonymous

“I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” – Anne Frank

“Never beg, never apologize, never low your grade. Be a woman with a classy attitude.” – Anonymous

Confidence quotes for women: strong is beautiful

“She’s a simple woman, made to look complicated by a man who isn’t man enough to provide the things she deserves.” – R.H. Sin

“She wore her scars as her best attire. A stunning dress made of hellfire.” – Daniel Saint

“Strong women wear their pain like they do stilettos. No matter how much it hurts, all you see is the beauty of it.” – Harriet Morgan

“You don’t have to play masculine to be a strong woman.” – Mary Elizabeth Winstead

“I’m lucky my wife is a strong woman. She’s one of the stronger people I’ve ever met. It’s hard for me to be away, but I know my home life is fine because my wife is there.” – Darius Rucker

“Alone, by herself, she built the kingdom that she wanted.” – R.H. Sin

“I didn’t cause it. I can’t control it. I can’t cure it. But I won’t condone it.” – Anonymous

“Half woman, half warrior. Delicate and strong.” – R.H. Sin

“You’ll heal. You’ll be okay. You’ll let go.” – PTLM

“You have to learn to get up from the table when love is no longer being served.” – Nina Simone

“A smile is the best makeup a girl can wear.” – Marilyn Monroe

“Never apologize for being a powerful woman.” – Unknown

“The world needs strong women. Women who will lift and build others, who will love and be loved, women who live bravely, both tender and fierce, women of indomitable will.” – Amy Tenney

“Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women.” –Maya Angelou

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

“We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.” – Sheryl Sandberg

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

“I figure, if a girl wants to be a legend, she should go ahead and be one.” – Calamity Jane

“A strong woman stands up for herself. A stronger woman stands up for everybody else.” – Unknown

“And one day she discovered that she was fierce, and strong, and full of fire, and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears.” – Mark Anthony

“She was a wild one; always stomping on eggshells that everyone else tip-toed on.” – Kaitlin Foster

“She was powerful not because she wasn’t scared but because she went on so strongly, despite the fear.” – Atticus

“One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.” – Sheila Murray Bethel

“Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.” – Helen Keller

“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

“We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.” – Kavita Ramdas

“Strong women don’t play the victim. Don’t make themselves look pitiful and don’t point fingers. They stand and they deal.” – Mandy Hale

“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 learning.” – Amy Poehler

“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” – Melinda Gates

“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” – Marie Curie

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

“Be a first-rate version of yourself, not a second-rate version of someone else.” – Judy Garland

“Once you figure out what respect tastes like, it tastes better than attention.” – Pink

“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

“You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.” – Rosalynn Carter

“Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour

“Figure out who are you separate from your family, and the man or woman you’re in a relationship with. Find who you are in this world and what you need to feel good alone. I think that’s the most important thing in life. Find a sense of self. With that, you can do anything else.” – Angelina Jolie

“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

“Don’t let anyone speak for you, and don’t rely on others to fight for you.” – Michelle Obama

Confidence quotes for women: positivity

“I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong, I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles.” – Audrey Hepburn

“Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“You must know that you can do this. You are strong. And you will make it. Just hang on and keep believing in yourself, always.” – Heather A. Stillufsen

“Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is.” – Anne Frank

“A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars.” – Carly Simon

“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand

“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 Rodham Clinton

Confidence quotes for women: be self-confident

“The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.” – Blake Lively

“Get more confidence by doing things that excite and frighten you.” – Jessica Williams

“There’s a confidence and sense of self that comes with age that I didn’t anticipate.” – Jillian Michaels

“Through my education, I didn’t just develop skills, I didn’t just develop the ability to learn, but I developed confidence.” – Michelle Obama

“It’s all about confidence and how you feel about yourself. There’s no such thing as a perfect woman. I like imperfections – that’s what makes you unique.” – Hayley Hasselhoff

“Confidence comes with maturity, being more accepting of yourself.” – Nicole Scherzinger

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“I think about trust and confidence as something that you earn every day, and we will keep at it, earning it every day.” – Lynn Good

“If you’re presenting yourself with confidence, you can pull off pretty much anything.” – Katy Perry

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Don’t take anything for granted. If you don’t believe in yourself, nobody else will. Have a little more confidence.” – Cathy Moriarty

“It is confidence in our bodies, minds, and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures.” – Oprah Winfrey

“I have a lot of confidence in myself, and I love that challenge as well. I love going to every competition as the favourite. It’s something I relish.” – Katie Taylor

“I never had confidence – never. The hardest thing to know is your own worth, and it took me years and years to find out what mine is.” – Peggy Lipton

“I have a confidence about my life that comes from standing tall on my own two feet.” – Jane Fonda

“Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.” – Brene Brown

“I’ve finally stopped running away from myself. Who else is there better to be?” – Goldie Hawn

“I think confidence is a true form of beauty.” – Becky G

“Find what makes you feel comfortable. The confidence you wear your clothes in is what’s really going to shine.” – Hayley Hasselhoff

“The level of confidence women are able to build in women-only groups is important.” – Mae Jemison

“Believing in yourself and having confidence gives you outer strength.” – Nikki Bella

Don’t live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable. – Wendy Wasserstein

“Confidence isn’t optimism or pessimism, and it’s not a character attribute. It’s the expectation of a positive outcome.” – Rosabeth Moss Kanter

“Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.” – Dorothy M. Neddermeyer

“It is best to act with confidence, no matter how little right you have to it.” – Lillian Hellman

“Doubt can motivate you, so don’t be afraid of it. Confidence and doubt are at two ends of the scale, and you need both. They balance each other out.” – Barbra Streisand

“I think the best way to have confidence is not to allow everyone else’s insecurities to be your own.” – Jessie J

“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” – Marie Curie

“I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.” – Anna Freud

“I taught myself confidence. When I’d walk into a room and feel scared to death, I’d tell myself, ‘I’m not afraid of anybody.’ And people believed me. You’ve got to teach yourself to take over the world.” – Priyanka Chopra

“Confidence. If you have it, you can make anything look good.” – Diane von Furstenberg

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller

“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” – Marie Curie

“For me, so far, confidence has been a journey, not a destination.” – Jessica Williams

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be?” – Marianne Williamson

“I think confidence does come with time, and I’ve been really surprised by that, actually.” – Kate Winslet

“Confidence is everything. Confidence is what makes that simple white tee and jeans look good.” – Ciara

“It takes a lot for you to find your confidence, but you shouldn’t let someone else be the person to find it for you.” – Justine Skye

“I had to grow to love my body. I did not have a good self-image at first. Finally it occurred to me, I’m either going to love me or hate me. And I chose to love myself. Then everything kind of sprung from there. Things that I thought weren’t attractive became sexy. Confidence makes you sexy.” – Queen Latifah

“When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn’t.” – Jodi Picoult

“Success gave me confidence as an artist. And now I’m able to do what I want without anybody thinking it’s dumb.” – Amy Lee

“My confidence comes from the daily grind – training my butt off day in and day out.” – Hope Solo

“Sometimes, if you fake confidence long enough, you’re going to be confident.” – Elle King

“I think my confidence has developed over the years in terms of the speed at which I will reveal how collaborative I want to be.” – Olivia Wilde

“You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.” – Rosalynn Carter

“You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous.” – Gabby Douglas

“I developed a great sense of self-confidence when I was very young.” – Christie Hefner

“Confidence is the most beautiful thing you can possess.” – Sabrina Carpenter

“Noble and great. Courageous and determined. Faithful and fearless. That is who you are and who you have always been. And understanding it can change your life, because this knowledge carries a confidence that cannot be duplicated any other way.” – Sheri L. Dew

“Love who you are, embrace who you are. Love yourself. When you love yourself, people can kind of pick up on that: they can see confidence, they can see self-esteem, and naturally, people gravitate towards you.” – Lilly Singh

“You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

 

 

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