Famous Women Quotes

This page is a collection of Famous Women Quotes.

The words below have been spoken or written by women throughout history. Some women are famous, others just their words have lived on, but the wisdom itself is timeless. Let their combined wisdom guide you through life.

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The minute you settle for less than you deserve,
you get even less than you settled for.
-Maureen Dowd



Never give up,
for that is just the place and time
that the tide will turn.
-Harriet Beecher Stowe



There is no greater agony
than bearing an untold story inside you.
-Maya Angelou



If you want the rainbow,
you've got to put up with the rain.
-Dolly Parton



You never lose by loving.
You always lose by holding back.
-Barbara De Angelis



Love comes when manipulation stops;
when you think more about the other person
than about his or her reactions to you.
When you dare to reveal yourself fully.
When you dare to be vulnerable.
-Dr. Joyce Brothers



Never let a problem to be solved
become more important than the person to be loved.
-Barbara Johnson



Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
-Ingrid Bergman



You can only become truly accomplished at something you love.
Don't make money your goal.
Instead, pursue the things you love doing,
and then do them so well that people can't take their eyes off you.
-Maya Angelou



When you find peace within yourself,
you become the kind of person
who can live at peace with others.
-Peace Pilgrim



I really don't think life is about the I-could-have-beens.
Life is only about the I-tried-to-do.
I don't mind the failure but I can't imagine
that I'd forgive myself if I didn't try.
-Nikki Giovanni



If I had to live my life again,
I'd make the same mistakes,
only sooner.
-Tallulah Bankhead



Every great dream begins with a dreamer.
Always remember, you have within you
the strength, the patience, and the passion
to reach for the stars to change the world.
-Harriet Tubman



Nothing will work unless you do.
-Maya Angelou



To me, there is no greater act of courage
than being the one who kisses first.
-Janeane Garofalo



We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us.
-Virginia Satir



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."
You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
-Eleanor Roosevelt



Nobody cares if you can't dance well.
Just get up and dance.
Great dancers are not great because of their technique,
they are great because of their passion.
-Martha Graham



I don't want to get to the end of my life
and find that I lived just the length of it.
I want to have lived the width of it as well.
-Diane Ackerman


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