In honor of International Women's Day and in celebration of strong women everywhere, we're sharing a few of our favorite inspiring quotes by fearless women. Each of these empowering quotes is a beautiful reminder of the strength and courage each of us has inside.
We hope you'll in turn share them with girls and loved ones in your life as a piece of inspiration for a brighter, fairer and more equal world!
"One isn't born courageous, one becomes it." — Marjane Satrapi
"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any." — Alice Walker
"The most effective way to do it, is to do it." — Amelia Earhart
"Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness." — Oprah Winfrey
“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” — Ayn Rand
"She remembered who she was and the game changed." — Lalah Delia
"Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women." — Maya Angelou
"If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito." — Anita Roddick
“When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” — Malala Yousafzai
“A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.” — Melinda Gates
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” — Nora Ephron
“Feminism is about giving women choice. Feminism is not a stick with which to beat other women with. It's about freedom, it's about liberation, it's about equality.” — Emma Watson
“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
"When we invest in women and girls, we are investing in the people who invest in everyone else." — Melinda Gates
Each of our new She Inspires Candles is adorned with a word and a matching quote for a handmade gift that offers inspiration to girls, sisters, friends and co-workers in your life. We're donating 10% of all proceeds to the Global Fund for Women during March to support equal rights and opportunity for women and girls.
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