11 inspiring International Women’s Day quotes
International Women’s Day is marked every year on March 8. This year, we put together 11 inspiring quotes about women amid the celebration.
It’s the day to appreciate women of history, women of today and women of tomorrow.
Show your appreciation for the ladies in our lives, as well as your support for women’s rights and equality, by copying and sharing these 11 inspiring International Women’s Day quotes by celebrities such as J.K. Rowling, Cynthia Nixon and Ellen Page.
11 inspiring International Women’s Day Quotes
“Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” — J.K. Rowling, author.
“Achieving gender equality requires the engagement of women and men, girls and boys. It is everyone’s responsibility.” — Ban Ki-moon, South Korean diplomat and UN Secretary General
“In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.” — Sheryl Sandberg, first woman to serve on Facebook board of directors.
“No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens.” — Michelle Obama, Former First Lady of the United States.
“We realise the importance of our voice when we are silenced.” — Malala Yousafzai, Nobel peace prize winner.
“When you educate a woman, you set her free.” — Oprah Winfrey, talk show host.
“Don’t let anyone tell you you’re weak because you’re a woman.” — Mary Kom, Indian Olympic boxer.
“Feminism always gets associated with being a radical movement – good. It should be.” — Ellen Page, actress
“The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence.” — Beyonce, singer.
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“I don’t go by the rule book… I lead from the heart, not the head.” — Princess Diana, 1961-1997.
“To all the young people. To all the young women. To all the young queer people who reject the gender binary. Soon you’ll be standing here, and when it’s your turn, you’ll win.” — Cynthia Nixon