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Inspirational quotes for female entrepreneurs
If you've been following this blog for a while, then you know that I don't really post quotes or interviews. But the last few days, I've been going through this emotional roller coaster - one day I'm super excited to launch my new programs and services, and then the next, I feel anxious and unmotivated because I don't know how they're going to pan out.
So while I was on the way to the train to drop Michael (my husband) off, I started to think about some of the best quotes I've heard throughout my professional career and how they inspired me to keep moving during the hard times (like now), and have decided to share them with you. I hope you find them as inspiring as I do.
1). “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt
2). “A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.” Diane Mariechild
3). “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” Amelia Earhart
4). “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” Katharine Hepburn
5). “It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” Madeleine Albright
6). If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” Margaret Thatcher
7). “The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” Ayn Rand
8). I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all.” Coco Chanel
9). The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” Alice Walker
10). “And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk more.” Erica Jong
11). “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” Estée Lauder
12). “Don’t be the girl who fell. Be the girl who got back up.” Jenette Stanley
13). “You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness." Diane Von Furstenberg
14). “I was smart enough to go through any door that opened.” Joan Rivers
15). “The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves.” Barbara Corcoran
16). “I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” Lucille Ball
17). “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” Dolly Parton
18). "Done is better than perfect." Sheryl Sandberg
19). “Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you.” Hillary Clinton
20). “You can’t please everyone, and you can’t make everyone like you.” Katie Couric
21). "Don't live life in the past lane." Samantha Ettus
What are some of your favorite inspirational quotes?
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