“I raise up my voice—not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard…we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.”

―Malala Yousafzai


“True freedom is understanding that we have a choice in who and what we allow to have power over us.”

– Meryl Streep


“When someone shows you how little you mean to them and you keep coming back for more, before you know it you start to mean less to yourself.”

– Lena Dunham


“Our largest fear carries our greatest growth.”

– Meagan McCrary


“Success isn’t about how much money you make. It’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.”

– Michelle Obama


“Why the f*ck not me? Should be your motto.”

– Mindy Kaling


The only way out is through.”

– Robert Frost


We don’t have a word for the opposite of loneliness, but if we did, I could say that’s what I want in life.”

–  Marina Keegan


“The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy”

-Meryl Streep


The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”

–  Alice Walker


“The more I have spoken about feminism, the more I have realized that fighting for women’s rights has too often become synonymous with man-hating. If there is one thing I know for certain, it is that this has to stop.”

– Emma Watson


“Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two ears.”

–  Laird Hamilton


“It’s okay to change your mind. About a feeling, a person, a promise of love.”

– Lena Dunham


“The best thing you can do is MASTER the chaos in you. You are not thrown into the fire. YOU ARE THE FIRE.”

– Mama Indigo


“We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.”

—Sheryl Sandberg


Comparison is the thief of joy.”

– Theodore Roosevelt


“The love that comes from friendship is the underlying facet of a happy life.”

– Chelsea Handler


“When you feel this like tug on your heart, it’s so easy to ignore it for a while, and then suddenly it just shows up and its like it’s now or never, and that’s when it just gets really real.”

– Jenna Kutcher


“To heal you have to get to the root of the wound and kiss it all the way up.”

-Rupi Kaur


“There is a wall of silence against women and violence, and every time a woman speaks out it breaks a crack in that wall.”

– Marai Larasi


“How people treat other people is a direct reflection of how they feel about themselves.”

– Paulo Coelho


“Energy flows where attention goes.”

– Michael Bernard Beckwith


“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”

– Abraham Lincoln


“The art of failing and being told ‘no’ is really important.”

– Leandra Medine


“When one thought ends, right before the next thought begins, there is a tiny gap called “now.” Over time we learn to expand that gap.”

– Spring Washam


“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.”

– Nelson Mandela


“Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself.”

– Rupi Kaur


“I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change, I am changing the things I cannot accept.”

– Angela Davis


“The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.”

– Maya Angelou


“Travel – the best way to be lost and found all at the same time.”

– Brenna Smith


“Don’t use social media to impress people; use it to impact people.”

– Dave Willis


“Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow know what you truly want to become.”

– Steve Jobs


“In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.”

– Sheryl Sandberg