It’s no surprise to us that women continue to make great strides in the entrepreneurial world, but even business owners need a boost sometimes. That’s why it is so important to choose the right motivational quotes that speak the most to you in order to get the most benefits out of them. So, our Digital Advantage team has decided to make a list of quotes that are relevant to female entrepreneurs. Spark your inspiration with these 20 motivational quotes, from a variety of women extraordinaires.
Why Do Motivational Quotes Matter?
Jonathan Fader, a psychologist and motivation expert says, the appeal and effectiveness of quotes will depend on the person, as some people find simple phrases quite meaningful and other people simply cannot resonate with them. When things become difficult or you are lacking inspiration, many people turn to motivational quotes to help them, which if you search online, you will find millions of quotes. That’s why it’s so important to find a handful of quotes that speak to your heart and soul.
Mindfully Using Quotes to Elevate Your Mindset
Everything we absorb, whether consciously or unconsciously, affects us especially the power of language. You may know about words of affirmations, and how speaking them to yourself every day can help you re-wire negative thoughts you may have. The miracles in your mind create the miracles in your life. So, when you spend the time and effort to make your mindset better, you will feel more inspired and empowered to accomplish your dreams.
Words of Wisdom
"You can have it all. Just not all at once." – Oprah Winfrey, television personality
"Do one thing every day that scares you." – Eleanor Roosevelt, the former first lady of the United States
Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mindset lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” - Mary Kay Ash, Founder of Mary Kay
"Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down, and trust your instincts. Good relationships feel good. They feel right. They don't hurt. They're not painful. That's not just with somebody you want to marry, but it's with the friends you choose. It's with the people you surround yourself with." – Michelle Obama, the former first lady of the United States
“No matter where you are in life, you’ll save a lot of time by not worrying too much about what other people think about you. The earlier in your life that you can learn that, the easier the rest of it will be.” - Sophia Amoruso, Co-Founder of Nasty Gal
"What sets you apart can sometimes feel like a burden, and it's not. And a lot of the time, it's what makes you great." – Emma Stone, Academy, and Golden Globe Award-winning actress
“Work hard and own it. You make your own success and your own luck. Ask for what you deserve.” - Katia Beauchamp, Co-Founder of Birchbox
“Success doesn’t come from what you do occasionally. It comes from what you do consistently.” - Marie Forleo, entrepreneur
"Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it." – Maya Angelou, author of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and civil rights activist
"I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse." – Florence Nightingale, nurse
"Decide ... whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying." – Amelia Earhart, aviation pioneer, and author
“Women need to shift from thinking ‘I’m not ready to do that’ to thinking ‘I want to do that and I’ll learn by doing it.’” - Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook
Overcoming The Unknowns
"None of us can know what we are capable of until we are tested." – Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to graduate from medical school in the U.S.
“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” – Dolly Parton, singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman extraordinaire
Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe. – Oprah Winfrey, television personality
“An ounce of movement will bring you closer to your goals than a mile of intention.” - Sandra Yancey, CEO of eWomenNetwork
“Expect the unexpected, and whenever possible, be the unexpected.” - Lynda Barry, cartoonist
“The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves.” - Barbara Corcoran, businesswoman, and investor
“I don’t believe in failure. It’s not a failure if you enjoyed the process.” - Oprah Winfrey, television personality
We hope these successful female entrepreneurs and businesswomen inspired you as much as they did for us. Remember to keep track and store the inspirational quotes that resonate the most with you so you can find them quickly whenever you need a little pick-me-up!