Empowering Quotes

Who doesn't love to read a really empowering quote? We've gathered up some that we feel are applicable to most teenage girls. May you too find one or two that empower you with a new idea or understanding. And if you have one you'd like to add, let us know.


One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.

            --Simone de Beauvoir


Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle...
            

            --Napoleon Hill


We only become what we are by the radical and deep-seated refusal of that which others have made us.

--Jean-Paul Sartre


Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.

            

--Albert Einstein


Discontent is the want of self-reliance: it is infirmity of will.

            --Ralph Waldo Emerson


Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others.

            --Virginia Woolf


Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.

            --Khalil Gibran

 

For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.

            --Ralph Waldo Emerson


The more you dwell on what you don’t have, the more you get what you don’t want.

            --Unknown


Ask yourself whether the dream of heaven and greatness should be waiting for us in our graves – or whether it should be ours here and now and on this earth.

            --Ayn Rand


The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

            --Helen Keller

Laugh, and the world laughs with you, Weep, and you weep alone.

            --Ella Wheeler Wilcox