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Quotes to Inspire You to Push Some Boundaries

Quotes to Inspire You to Push Some Boundaries

"Being authentic and honest with everyone is the best way to figure out who you are." — Demi Lovato

"What I know for sure is this: You are built not to shrink down to less but to blossom into more. To be more splendid. To be more extraordinary. To use every moment to fill yourself up." — Oprah Winfrey

"Whatever it is that you think you want to do — and whatever it is that you think stands between you and that — stop making excuses. You can do anything." — Katie Beauchamp

“I want to idolize people who are out there every day, fighting for beautiful causes.” — Shailene Woodley

“Whatever you choose, however many roads you travel, I hope that you choose not to be a lady. I hope you will find some way to break the rules and make a little trouble out there. And I also hope that you will choose to make some of that trouble on behalf of women.” — Nora Ephron

“Yes, the more successful you are—or the stronger, the more opinionated—the less you will be generally liked. All of a sudden people will think you’re too 'braggy,' too loud, too something. But the trade off is undoubtedly worth it. Power and authenticity are worth it.” — Jessica Valenti

“I think this…'perfectionist gene' that too many young women have holds them back, and instead they should be really aiming for 'good enough.' You don’t have to be perfect. Most men never think like that. They’re just trying to figure out what’s the opening and how they can seize it. They’re not thinking about, Oh my gosh, I’m not perfect, my hair’s not perfect today, I wore the wrong shoes. No.” — Hilary Clinton

"You have to stand up and say, 'There's nothing wrong with me or my shape or who I am; you're the one with the problem!'" — Jennifer Lopez

"My smile is my favorite part of my body. I think a smile can make your whole body." — Serena Williams

"I have chosen to no longer be apologetic for my femininity. And I want to be respected in all of my femaleness because I deserve to be." — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"I wish I were strong enough to ignore what others say, but experience tells me I often can't. Allowing myself to feel upset, even really upset, and then move on — that's something I can do." — Sheryl Sandberg

"Nothing's impossible. The word itself says, 'I'm possible!'" — Audrey Hepburn

"The harder you work and the more prepared you are for something, you're going to be able to persevere through anything."—Carli Lloyd

"I'm constantly in a state of self-improvement but I don't beat myself up over it." — Mindy Kaling

"You can be a thousand different women. It's your choice which one you want to be. It's about freedom and sovereignty. Celebrate who you are. Say, 'This is my kingdom.'" — Salma Hayek

"You may not always have a comfortable life, and you will not always be able to solve all of the world's problems at once. But don't ever underestimate the importance you can have, because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own." — Michelle Obama

"I wasn't lucky. I deserved it." — Margaret Thatcher

"It is very easy to forgive others for their mistakes; it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own." — Jessamyn West

"Don't be careful. You could hurt yourself." — Byron Katie