If you marched yesterday, caught the coverage in the news, or spied the crowds of like-minded communities while scrolling through your IG feed, then like me, you’re probably still high on all the fem feels. It’s undeniable that the future is female. So in that spirit, here’s another dose of to keep the vibes going. I combed the web for ten kick ass quotes that speak to me from women who have paved the way. Grab your girl power gear and let’s do this.
2018, we’re ready for ya…
“I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.” ―Madonna
“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
“Feminism isn’t about making women strong. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” —G.D. Anderson
“I am a woman with thoughts and questions and shit to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story–I will.” —Amy Schumer
“Of course I am not worried about intimidating men. The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in.” ―Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
“I’ve never met a woman who is not strong, but sometimes they don’t let it out. Then there’s a tragedy, and then all of a sudden that strength comes. My message is let the strength come out before the tragedy.” —Diane von Furstenberg
“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” —Margaret Thatcher
“I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody’s passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn’t mind leading.” —Amy Poehler
“Who run the world? Girls.” —Beyoncé
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