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Quotes From Your Female Role Models

Quotes From Your Female Role Models

We asked who your female role models are, and you spoke up. 

Take a look at the compilation of quotes we came up with to honor them (psst-- they're all pretty amazing!). Happy Women's History Month!

"Above all, don't fear difficult moments. The best comes from them" -- Rita Levi Montalcini, Neurobiologist, Nobel Prize Winner

"Fear, to a great extent, is a story we tell ourselves." -- Cheryl Strayed, Author

"I don't need easy. I just need possible." -- Bethany Hamilton, Surfer

"You gotta want it more. Winners want it more than everyone else. They want it more every day and they do more work every day, all year long, to get what they want." -- Alexa Loo, Olympic Snowboarder

"Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?" -- Frida Kahlo, Artist

"Never start a business just to 'make money.' Start a business to make a difference." -- Marie Forleo, Life Coach, Motivational Speaker, Web TV Host

"My motto is: If you knock on the door a couple of times, and they don't let you in, you have to run around the back, hop through the back window, find the room that they're in, and pull up a seat to the table and let them know that you're here." -- Symone D. Sanders, Press Secretary for Bernie Sanders

"Success is... when you believe in yourself." -- Taraji P. Henson


"I specifically like to take on challenging problems because I like to be pushed beyond my comfort level." -- Dr. Anita Sengupta, Aerospace Engineer

"When women do better, economies do better." -- Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF

"I think a lot of times we get stuck thinking, 'What can I do to get a job that makes good money?' instead of, 'What can I do that I enjoy doing?'" -- Christina Truong, Web Developer, Educator, Speaker, Author

"Science and everyday life cannot and should not be separated." -- Rosalind Franklin, Pioneering Chemist and Microbiologist