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10 Inspirational Quotes From the Most Badass Women in History

The inspiring lives and achievements of some of the most prominent women leaders around the world are simply astonishing. While society has a tendency to forget the impact many legendary women have had on the development of human kind, we all need to honour strong and independent women and appreciate the legacy they left behind.

See Also: 10 Most Inspirational Leadership Quotes

If you want to follow the example of some of the most successful and badass women in history, here are 10 inspirational quotes that can give you the inspiration to get started:

1. Janis Joplin

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"Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got. There is no yesterday, not tomorrow, it’s all the same day."

2. Ella Fitzgerald

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"Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong."

3. Margaret Thatcher

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"If you want something said, ask a man; If you want something done, ask a woman."

4. Mother Teresa

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"Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person."

5. Eleanor Roosevelt

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"I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life."

6. Princess Diana

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"People think at the end of the day ta a man is the only answer. Actually a job is better for me."

7. Ayn Rand

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"The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me."

8. Anne Frank

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"Those who have courage and faith shall never perish in misery."

9. Indira Gandhi

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"You can’t shake hands with a clenched fist."

10. Madonna

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"I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay."

These wise words from 10 different legendary women can teach us a lot about how courage, persistence and faith can contribute to paving our everlasting journey to success.

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Do you have any other quotes that inspire you? Feel free to write them in the comment section below…

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