15 inspiring  Quotes About Life From Great Women Authors

Here are some brilliant quotes from women writers who empower us to think differently about our own lives and the world around us.

“When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.”

“Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.”

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

“An eye for an eye only leads to more blindness.”

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

"Don’t ever think that just because you do things differently, you’re wrong."

“I do not see myself as a footnote to someone else’s life."

"Our histories cling to us. We are shaped by where we come from."

“It’s where we go, and what we do when we get there, that tells us who we really are.”

"You can do some rather extraordinary things if that's what you really believe."

“I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else’s whim or to someone else’s ignorance.”

“Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.”

“No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself."

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”