Quotes From Rupi Kaur Celebrating Strong Women
Here's to a woman who celebrates strong women, who refuses to let her voice be diluted, altered, or silenced. Author, Rupi Kaur is changing the world by being herself.
i want to apologize to all the women i have called beautiful
before i’ve called them intelligent or brave
i am sorry i made it sound as though
something as simple as what you’re born with
is all you have to be proud of
when you have broken mountains with your wit
from now on i will say things like
you are resilient, or you are extraordinary
not because i don’t think you’re beautiful
but because i need you to know
you are more than that.
you tell me to quiet down cause
my opinions make me less beautiful
but i was not made with a fire in my belly
so i could be put out
i was not made with a lightness on my tongue
so i could be easy to swallow i was made heavy
half blade and half silk difficult to forget
but not easy for the mind to follow
on the sacrifices
of a million women before me
thinking what can i do
to make this mountain taller
so the women after me
can see farther
we all move forward when
we recognize how resilient
and striking the women around us are
Celebrate women like Rupi Kaur with us every morning.
You deserve more.
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