This is a collection of powerful quotes from women who are influential role models for women and girls all over the world. If you’re looking for a shot of inspiration, these five women deliver. But, there are so many quotable and impressive women role models out there it was hard to choose, so I’ll be featuring more of them really soon. (Subscribe so you don’t miss them!) Read on…
Maya Angelou was an American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry. Maya is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. She received dozens of awards and more than 50 honorary degrees. source
Maya has an innate ability to cut to the chase, while still bringing a nurturing feeling to the conversation. I’ve always thought of her as a no-nonsense mother figure.
Dolly Parton is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist,record producer, actress, author, businesswoman, and philanthropist. source
She should be an inspiration to anyone wanting to become something “more”. Dolly’s truly her own creation, and the life she’s built when faced with so many challenges in her early life is remarkable. Read up on her if you aren’t familiar with her story.
Diane Mariechild is an insightful author and leads workshops and lectures about women and Buddhism. She helps expand women’s mind through spirituality.
Iyanla Vanzant is an American inspirational speaker, lawyer, spiritual teacher, author, life coach and television personality. source
She’s a powerful speaker, a spiritual leader and an influential visionary.
Oprah Winfrey is an American media executive, actress, talk show host, television producer and philanthropist. source
Honestly, you didn’t think I wouldn’t include her in this list? Whatever your personal opionion might be of her, her productivity and influence are forces to reckon with. She’s an empire-builder and we love her for it.
These quotes from influential women role models are powerful. Use them to inspire and motivate you, and don’t ever forget you’re an amazing woman with plenty of strength, influence and passion to make your mark in the world.
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