15 Best Strong Women Quotes

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Today I want to share some Strong woman quotes to uplift you when you feel down, or just to give you some motivation or inspiration. Share these with your friends who might need them more than you do. Sometimes the right quote can open up your mind and make you realize that you are not alone and that there is a bright light at the end of the tunnel.

Because You might forget the good when you’re having a rough day.

When you’re feeling down, it’s important to remember the good things in your life.

And the good things that come from you specifically. 

15 Best Strong Women Quotes 

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Your thoughts invade your sense of wellbeing making you question things about yourself. Like your worth and how much value you hold in the world.

One main thing to remember is “this too shall pass.” Your bad thoughts and feelings will fade. You will feel better again.

You just have to trust this and believe this.

Here are 5 strong women quotes to remember the next time you are having a hard day. 

1. I’m proud of the woman I am because I went through a hell of a time becoming her

No matter what you’ve gone through, you’ve made it to this moment.

Which means you will make it through the next moment and so on. You will get through these tough times. When you’re feeling down it’s so easy to think that things will never get better.

Something about our brain convinces us that life won’t get better. And yet it does, through time and patience.

2. I forgive myself and set myself free

Go easy on yourself. Forgive yourself for the things you’ve done to make yourself feel bad. Forgive your inner critic for the way she speaks to you.

Forgive any negative thoughts you have. These thoughts don’t define who you are, they are just thoughts.

Allow yourself to feel free from the judgment you place on yourself.

Even though today sucks, I know I will get through this. Repeat this a few times a day. You will get through this.

Trust that you will. Even when you don’t truly believe it. Remember the times that you struggled but you pushed through.

Use those times as evidence that you won’t feel bad forever.

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3. What I think and what I feel doesn’t define me. I am more than my negative thoughts.

You have thousands and thousands of thoughts a day. A lot of which you choose to ignore.

Some of the thoughts that you ignore are very positive ones (that are true). And yet you choose to give value to the negative thoughts.

Thoughts are only true if you allow them to be, and you can choose to not give value to the negative ones.

They do not define who you are.

As a form of self-sabotage, making yourself feel bad is just a way to protect yourself.

It’s easier to feel bad than it is to feel better. Just remember that you are more than any negative thought you may believe.

4. I do not have to apologize to anyone for who I am

If others don’t fully accept you for who you are, that’s their problem. You should not have to change just to fit in.

Because no matter how much you change to make other people like you, there will always be someone who doesn’t like that side of you.

What helps instead is to just be yourself and attract the people who like you for you.

Because you don’t have to pretend or hide and you attract people who don’t ask you to ever be anyone but yourself.

5. I don’t have to have everything figured out, I just need to trust myself more

For some reason, we always think we need to have our lives fully figured out.

As if there will be this epic moment where you don’t struggle, you’re always happy, and you don’t have any more worries.

But, life doesn’t always work that way. Yes, you will feel great and happy.

But you will also feel sad and confused. And that’s the beauty of all of this.

You just need to remember that you don’t have to have everything figured out.

Even 80-year-olds don’t have their lives figured out, they’ve just learned to not care so much.

And I believe that once you let go of trying to have it all figured out, you will feel more at peace.

6. She wore her scars as her best attire. A stunning dress made of hellfire.  – Daniel Saint

Never forget that if it doesn’t kill you, it will make you stronger. Don’t hide your failures or mishaps, be proud of the fact that you were able to make it through to the other side of the tunnel. Be an inspiration for other women that might be struggling to see or realize that there actually is a light at the other end of the tunnel.

7. Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it.

Strong women quotes can only help to make you think, they can only inspire or motivate you. But you need to know that sometimes it will feel as if you are standing alone with no one else to understand what you are going through. It is not easy to ask for help, but it takes bravery not weakness to ask someone for help. 

8. A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. – Eleanor Roosevelt

The only way to build character is to face challenges head on, and not being afraid. You can’t always control your circumstances or the situation you might be in, but by using your intelligence and your will power you will make it through. And everytime you make it through you build more armour as part of your character. Don’t let past actions or failures define you, take courage and determination in yourself as you have what it takes already. Believe and trust in your powers.

9.You may not be everything you thought you’d be by now, but you can be the one who loves, serves, and gives her all, and waters and nurtures every plant in the garden that God has already given her. – Morgan Harper Nichols

It’s easy to forget everything that you already have in your life when only staring at everything that is wrong. Sometimes you need to take comfort in looking at your current situation and look for the things that you can be grateful for. There are a lot of other strong women that aren’t as lucky as you.

10.Don’t let a little stormy weather get you down, there is always sunshine on the other side.

You are a strong independent woman, have faith. When life gets a little stormy or challenging, hold on and ride it out. Sunshine is usually right around the corner. The sun will always shine brighter than her fears.

11.Never ever mistake her silence for weakness. Remember that sometimes the air stills, before the onset of a hurricane.   –Nikita Hill

Don’t forget that you don’t need to brag or tell everyone about your challenges or successes. Being silent is not a sign of weakness, in fact the most powerful women of all time see the ability to be silent, listen and then respond as their biggest assets.

12.You have to learn to get up from the table when love is no longer being served. – Nina Simone

Love is always worth fighting for, but to know when to give up or walk out is just as important. Sometimes by giving up on one love it opens up the doors for new love to enter your life. Never stay with someone for the wrong reasons, have the will power and courage to stand up for yourself and don’t be afraid of change. 

13.A strong woman builds other up because she knows what it’s like to be torn down. – Anonymous

There is no better way to help yourself, by helping others. The more you give the more you will get. Being able to help someone else will allow you to build up your own confidence and power. It is only when you realize that someone else needs more help than you do, that you start to heal yourself.

14.In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. – Albert Camus

You will only realize your true power and character when you face adversity and challenges.  Experience is the king, and unfortunately that is the only way to learn and grow. Experiences are required to test ourselves and it makes us realize how strong we really are (or aren’t), and that builds our character.  With character comes confidence. 

15.If you live off a man’s compliments, you’ll die from his criticism. – Cornelius Lindsey

You never have to validate your own worth through the eyes of any man. What other people think of you is thei own business, and don’t ever let that define who you are. Don’t fall for fake compliments, and also don’t take criticisms too seriously. Do not over analyze these as they are only someone else’s perception of you. You know yourself better and your own compliments and your own criticisms are so much more valuable than those of others. 

15 Strong Women Quotes  – Conclusion

I hope these strong women quotes inspire you today. 

Remember to be content with how your life is now and you’ll feel more grateful for what you already have. Also have a look at our massive list of affirmations for women post.

Related: 15 Mental Health Quotes That Will Make You Feel Less Alone 


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