20 Inspiring Quotes from Successful Business Women

Climbing the ladder to success can be a difficult task, and for a woman making the journey upward can be even more challenging. Today many women are creating and leading companies, which is quite the accomplishment for anyone, no matter what gender you are. These innovative women are trailblazers, clearing the path for those who are behind them and are a source of inspiration.

Let 2017 be the year you align with your true self, and to help you along on your path, check out some of the most inspiring business women quotes.

1. “Whatever you do, be different – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.”- Anita Roddick (Entrepreneur)

2. “There are two kinds of stones, as everyone knows, one of which rolls.” – Amelia Earhart (Aviator)

3. “Professional intellectuals are the voice of a culture and are, therefore, its leaders, its integrators, and its bodyguards.” – Ayn Rand (Novelist)

4. “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” – Billie Jean King (Tennis player)

5. “Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt (Former First Lady of the United States)

6. “One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes… and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.” – Eleanor Roosevelt (Former First Lady of the United States)

7. “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” – Coco Chanel (Fashion designer)

8. “If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.” – Dolly Parton (Singer-songwriter)

9. “Life-fulfilling work is never about the money — when you feel true passion for something, you instinctively find ways to nurture it.”- Eileen Fisher (Fashion designer)

10. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” — Helen Keller (Author)

11. “I want little girls to grow up knowing they can do anything, even play football.” – Jen Welter (First female coach of the NFL)

12. “It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” – J.K Rowling (Author)

13. Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it. – Julia Child (Chef/Author)

14. “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 (Former First Lady of the United States)

15. “A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.” – Madonna (Singer/Actress)

16. “A strong woman understands that the gifts such as logic, decisiveness, and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all of her gifts.” – Nancy Rathburn (Psychotherapist)

17. I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.”– Oprah Winfrey

18. “Do the best you can in every task, no matter how unimportant it may seem at the time. No one learns more about a problem than the person at the bottom.” – Sandra Day O’Connor (First woman appointed to the Supreme Court)

19. “If you have an idea, you have to believe in yourself or no one else will.” – Sarah Michelle Gellar (Actress)

20. “We’re here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark.” – Whoopi Goldberg (Comedian)

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