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Quotes to Inspire You to Bridge the Gap
This week, we at Ellevate Network are thinking about how to close the gap. Here are some of our favorite quotes to inspire you to do the same.
“Don’t think about making women fit the world―think about making the world fit women.” —Gloria Steinem
“If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.”—Dolly Parton
“There are some people who still feel threatened by strong women. That’s their problem. It’s not mine.” —Gloria Allred
“We need to understand that there is no formula for how women should lead their lives. That is why we must respect the choices that each woman makes for herself and her family. Every woman deserves the chance to realize her God-given potential.”—Hillary Clinton
“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” –Julie Andrews
“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” –Harriet Beecher Stowe
“The smartest investment we can make is in women. Women must have the freedom to decide who they are.” —Barbara Bush
“We must never be afraid to be a sign of contradiction for the world.”–Mother Teresa
“Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.”—Ayn Rand
“Sometimes women entrepreneurs are their own challenge, [in terms of] believing in themselves. There is no need to apologize for being ambitious.”—Tory Burch
“Feminism isn’t about making women strong. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” —G.D. Anderson
“A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.”—Melinda Gates
“Feminism is for everybody.” —Bell Hooks
“Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.” —Elizabeth Gilbert
“The best protection any woman can have … is courage.” —Elizabeth Cady Stanton
“Pretend to have self confidence you don’t yet feel, because by reaching for those opportunities you will prove to yourself you can do it.”—Sheryl Sandberg
“Empower us women and we will change this entire world.”—Alicia Keys
“I believe in the person I want to become.” —Lana Del Rey
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