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12 Inspirational Quotes from Extraordinary Women

Celebrate Women's Month with empowering words from female superstars.
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“A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want." —Madonna


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"I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it."—Estée Lauder


In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman." —Margaret Thatcher


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"We’ve begun to raise daughters more like sons, but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters."—Gloria Steinem


"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

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"The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me."—Ayn Rand


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"We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced." —Malala Yousafzai


"Women have to harness their power—it’s absolutely true. It’s just learning not to take the first no. And if you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner." —Cher

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"People think at the end of the day that a man is the only answer [to fulfillment]. Actually, a job is better for me."—Princess Diana


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"If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun."—Katharine Hepburn


"Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness."—Oprah

*This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com

*Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors

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