Most lists of motivational quotes are dominated by the counsel of men, and it certainly isn’t because women lack words of wisdom. So, I curated a list of my favorite quotes — from luminaries living and dead, activists and athletes, authors and actors, leaders and lovers — all women. Each of these is powerful in its own right; together, they form a motivational stew, encouraging you to seize life and sprint towards success.
1. “If I stop to kick every barking dog I am not going to get where I’m going.” – Jackie Joyner-Kersee
2. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.” – Helen Keller
3. “You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness.” – Diane von Furstenberg More >