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Empowering Quotes

Empowerment Quotes - Women Empowerment Quotes

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We must become the change we wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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Empowering Quotes

You must do the things you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt


This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller

Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller

Those who believe they can do something and those who believe they can't are both right.
- Henry Ford

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
- Henry David Thoreau

Achievement seems to be connected with action.
Successful men and women keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

Life is change.
Growth is optional.
Choose wisely.
- Anonymous

Life is no brief candle to me.
It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment,
and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.
- George Bernard Shaw

Life is a sum of all your choices.
- Albert Camus

Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther

Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it.
Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it.
Hatred darkens life; love illumines it.
- Martin Luther King Jr., Jr.

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
- Lao Tzu

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands:
not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.
- Colin Wilson

Flatter me, and I may not believe you.
Criticize me, and I may not like you.
Ignore me, and I may not forgive you.
Encourage me, and I will not forget you.
Love me and I may be forced to love you.
- William Arthur Ward

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- Mark Twain
(attributed)

Women Empowerment Quotes - Empowering Quotes for Women

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by
every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You are able to say to yourself,
"I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along."
- Eleanor Roosevelt

As we light a path for others, we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Change of any sort requires courage.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

In spite of unseasonable wind, snow and unexpected weather of all sorts - a gardener still plants.
And tends what they have planted ... believing that Spring will come.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is of the small joys and little pleasures that the greatest of our days are built.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
- Marianne Williamson

As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure about you.
We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.
- Marianne Williamson

When you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance.
- Lee Ann Womack

If you don't like something, change it.
If you can't change it, change your attitude.
- Maya Angelou

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak.
Strong convictions precede great actions.
- Louisa May Alcott

I'm not afraid of storms for I'm learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

Empowerment Quotes - Self Empowerment Quotes

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

If we don't change, we don't grow.
If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
- Gail Sheehy

Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
- John F. Kennedy

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful,
we must carry it with us or we find it not.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

Change is the essential process of all existence.
- Spock (character in the TV series Star Trek)

I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

We cannot change anything until we accept it.
- Carl Jung

He who rejects change is the architect of decay.
- Harold Wilson

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
- Stephen Hawking

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
- Helen Keller

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We cannot change our past.
We cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way.
We cannot change the inevitable.
The only thing we can do is play on the string we have, and that is our attitude.
- Charles Swindoll

Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

The entrepreneur always searches for change,
responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.
- Peter F. Drucker

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
Courage to change the things I can;
And wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
- Erich Fromm

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world.
Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Change comes from within.
- Anonymous

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

It's not the size of the dog in the fight,
it's the size of the fight in the dog
. - Mark Twain

Study the past, if you would divine the future.
- Confucius

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory.
Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
- Sun Tzu

Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
- Vince Lombardi

To change who you are, change who you think you are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that?
We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves.
- Marie Curie

The inherent nature of life is constant change.
To fear change is to fear life itself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be resolute in your goals, but flexible in your tactics.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness is not the absence of problems,
but the willingness to deal with them joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Welcome change.
Be grateful for the blessings
and accept the rest as important lessons.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them. The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

Drive Change, don't wait for change to drive you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Where there is great love there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather

No one knows what he can do until he tries.
- Publilius Syrus

The magic words for a great relationship are,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.
- Bryant H. McGill

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
- Paul Boese

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength,
not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
- Vince Lombardi

No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore,
you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.
- Barbara De Angelis

If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu

If we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions.
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
- Anthony Robbins

If your actions inspire others to dream more,
learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
- John Quincy Adams

Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.
- Ross Perot

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
- Anais Nin

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts.
If you don't control what you think, you can't control what you do.
Simply, self-discipline enables you to think first and act afterward.
- Napoleon Hill

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life
as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
- Booker T. Washington

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
- William James

To change ones life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly.
- William James

We don't stop playing because we grow old;
we grow old because we stop playing.
- George Bernard Shaw

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie

Change what you believe and your world changes.
- Francesco Garri Garripoli

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.
- George S. Patton

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman,
before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
- John Quincy Adams

The trick is growing up without growing old.
- Casey Stengel

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.
- William Shakespeare

You grow up the day you have your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
- Raymond Lindquist

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
- Zig Ziglar

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Yoda (Star Wars movie)

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth
- not going all the way and not starting.
- The Buddha

Some of us think holding on makes us strong;
but sometimes it is letting go.
- Hermann Hesse

Never mind what others do; do better than yourself,
beat your own record from day to day, and you are a success.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass...
It's about learning how to dance in the rain.
- Vivian Greene

Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him,
and then choose that way with all his strength.
- Hasidic Saying

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

When one door of happiness closes, another opens,
but often we look so long at the closed door
that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
- Helen Keller


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