Women have progressed a long way socially and economically in the last five decades. To encourage the growth of women’s status around the world, the below collection of words of encouragement for women will help to remind them of the inner strength that exists in fighting for change. These are quotes from other women leads and historic names from the past that have fought for positive growth and change through the years.
A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.
A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.
A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.
Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.
Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences.
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow that talent to the…. place where it leads.
Goals are dreams with deadlines.
I believe that we are solely responsible for our choices, and we have to accept the consequences of every deed, word and thought throughout our lifetime.
I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
I discovered I always have choices and sometimes it’s only a choice of attitude.
I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.
I want to be all that I am capable of becoming.
I want to do is because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.
If you don’t like being a doormat then get off the floor.
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.
If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito.
I’m not happy, I’m cheerful. There’s a difference. A happy woman has no cares at all. A cheerful woman has cares but has learned how to deal with them.
It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.
I’ve got a woman’s ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
Just watch, all of you men. I’ll show you what a woman can do…I’ll go across the country, I’ll race to the Moon… I’ll never look back.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.
Nothing in life is so hard that you can’t make it easier by the way you take it.
One likes people much better when they’re battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph.
Success breeds confidence.
The best protection any woman can have … is courage.
The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.
We ask justice, we ask equality, we ask that all the civil and political rights that belong to citizens of the United States, be guaranteed to us and our daughters forever.
Whatever you do, be different – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.
When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
You move totally away from reality when you believe that there is a legitimate reason to suffer.
You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing, no one to blame.
More than 215 million have an unmet need for effective and safe contraception. The risk of women and infants dying is larger in developing countries than already developed ones. There are more than 356,000 maternal deaths around the globe with more than 3.2 million newborn deaths. Society can decrease these increasing risks of women by reducing HIV transmission, improving education and employment opportunities, and enhancing economic growth initiatives. The below infographic aims to capture the global issues with mothers and infants.