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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

black and white mountain and sky scene with a text overlay: I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass. Maya Angelou

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

Sunset with wispy clouds with text overlay: If your actions create a legacy that inpires others to dream more, learn more and become more then you are an excellent leader. Dolly Parton

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

Flowers with a big sky shown with text overlay: A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.

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

sunset over a lush mountain top with the text overlay The way to achieve your own success is to help someone else get it first. Ilyana Vanzandt

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

night sky full of stars with text overlay saying Surround yourself with only people who will lift you higher. Oprah Winfrey

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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