10 Quotes To Inspire You On International Women's Day
We're proud to be an all-female staff at SIMPLY every day, but today we're celebrating that even more because it's International Women's Day!
Today is all about applauding the successes of women and the major strides we've taken towards equality, so take a moment to send a special shout out to your friends and co-workers, donate to a charity that supports women's rights like the Times Up Legal Defense Fund or RAINN, and don't forget to give yourself a pat on the back as well!
In case you needed a little motivation today, we're sharing 10 quotes about female empowerment that we just can't get enough of. Hopefully they'll inspire you to be a boss babe today and everyday!
"If you don't see a clear path for what you want, sometimes you have to make it yourself."
- Actress Mindy Kaling
"When you've worked hard, and done well, and walked through that doorway of opportunity, you do not slam it shut behind you. You reach back and give other folks the same chances that helped you succeed."
- First Lady Michelle Obama
"Swim your own race—stop looking over your shoulder to see what everyone else is doing and how they're succeeding."
- Actress Emmy Rossum
"Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women."
— Poet and Civil Rights Activist Maya Angelou
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"Don't be intimidated by what you don't know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else."
- SPANX Founder Sara Blakely
"The worst thing that we can do as women is not stand up for each other...this is something we can practice every day, no matter where we are and what we do."
- Human Rights Lawyer Amal Clooney
"Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life."
- Actress Amy Poehler
"Girls should never be afraid to
— Actress Emma Watson
Some of the inspiring speakers from SIMPLY NYC
"You get in life what you have the courage to ask for."
- Oprah Winfrey
"Do not wait for someone else to come and speak for you. It's you who can change the world."
- Human Rights Activist Malala Yousafzai
What's one quote that always inspires you?