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International Women’s Day: 8 Great Quotes From Famous Women

Women’s power is nothing new, and through the years, famous females have shared wise words on everything from how to seize a happy life to to the importance of professional fulfillment and education. In order to celebrate International Women’s Day we bring you, in no particular order, a collection of inspiring quotes from high achieving women to encourage the empowerment of women worldwide. We present to you eight inspiring quotes on work-life balance and gender equality.

melinda.png A WOMAN WITH A VOICE IS BY DEFINITION A STRONG WOMAN. BUT THE SEARCH TO FIND THAT VOICE CAN BE REMARKABLY DIFFICULT.

MELINDA GATES, AMERICAN PHILANTHROPIST, FORMER MICROSOFT EMPLOYEE, AND CO-FOUNDER OF THE BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION.

Oprah.png I’VE COME TO BELIEVE THAT EACH OF US HAS A PERSONAL CALLING THAT’S AS UNIQUE AS A FINGERPRINT – AND THAT THE BEST WAY TO SUCCEED IS TO DISCOVER WHAT YOU LOVE AND THEN FIND A WAY TO OFFER IT TO OTHERS IN THE FORM OF SERVICE, WORKING HARD, AND ALSO ALLOWING THE ENERGY OF THE UNIVERSE TO LEAD YOU.

OPRAH WINFREY, AMERICAN MEDIA PROPRIETOR, TALK SHOW HOST, ACTRESS, PRODUCER, AND PHILANTHROPIST

annaIT’S VERY IMPORTANT TO TAKE RISKS. I THINK THAT RESEARCH IS VERY IMPORTANT, BUT IN THE END YOU HAVE TO WORK FROM YOUR INSTINCT AND FEELING AND TAKE THOSE RISKS AND BE FEARLESS.”

ANNA WINTOUR, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF AMERICAN VOGUE SINCE 1988

angela YES, NOW LITTLE GIRLS IN GERMANY KNOW THEY CAN BECOME A HAIRDRESSER, OR CHANCELLOR. LET’S SEE.

ANGELA MERKEL, GERMAN POLITICIAN SERVING AS CHANCELLOR OF GERMANY SINCE 2005

Ngozi INVESTING IN WOMEN IS SMART ECONOMICS, AND INVESTING IN GIRLS, CATCHING THEM UPSTREAM, IS EVEN SMARTER ECONOMICS.

NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA, NIGERIAN ECONOMIST AND ITS FIRST FEMALE MINISTER OF FINANCE.

Michelle YOU HAVE TO STAY IN SCHOOL. YOU HAVE TO. YOU HAVE TO GO TO COLLEGE. YOU HAVE TO GET YOUR DEGREE. BECAUSE THAT’S THE ONE THING PEOPLE CAN’T TAKE AWAY FROM YOU IS YOUR EDUCATION. AND IT IS WORTH THE INVESTMENT.

MICHELLE OBAMA, AMERICAN LAWYER AND WRITER, FIRST LADY OF THE UNITED STATES FROM 2009 TO 2017

Sheryl IF YOU’RE OFFERED A SEAT ON A ROCKET SHIP, YOU DON’T ASK WHAT SEAT. YOU JUST GET ON.

SHERYL SANDBERG, AMERICAN TECHNOLOGY EXECUTIVE, ACTIVIST, AND AUTHOR. SHE IS THE CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER (COO) OF FACEBOOK AND FOUNDER OF LEANIN.ORG

Hillary.png TAKE CRITICISM SERIOUSLY, BUT NOT PERSONALLY. IF THERE IS TRUTH OR MERIT IN THE CRITICISM, TRY TO LEARN FROM IT. OTHERWISE, LET IT ROLL RIGHT OFF YOU.

HILLARY CLINTON, AMERICAN POLITICIAN, FORMER FIRST LADY OF THE UNITED STATES FROM 2009 TO 2013

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