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Stuck In a Rut? These 17 Badass Quotes From Powerful Women Will Inspire You

Stuck In a Rut? These 17 Badass Quotes From Powerful Women Will Inspire You

Stuck In a Rut? These 17 Badass Quotes From Powerful Women Will Inspire You

You're about to have some new favorite quotes.


Feeling unmotivated or uninspired? Don't worry, because it's normal to feel this way (it happens all the time). But what you don't want to happen is for you to get stuck. When things get like this, the best thing you can do is find something that will give you your fire back.

Quote lists are a great way to get back to yourself. Quotes are easy to adopt as mantras, and mantras are super powerful tools for navigating through life. These 17 quotes, below, are thought-provoking but simple; the kind of quotes that will always lift your spirits up.

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1. "I try not to do anything I don’t like, so I stay motivated pretty easily." — Tavi Gevinson

2. "I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back." — Maya Angelou

3. "The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any." — Alice Walker

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4. "Seize the moment, ‘cause tomorrow you might be dead." — Buffy Summers (played by Sarah Michelle Gellar)

5. "I’m single because I was born that way." — Mae West

6. "Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t." — Erica Jong

7. "Everything on the earth has a purpose, every disease an herb to cure it, and every person a mission. This is the Indian theory of existence." — Mourning Dove

8. "When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful." — Malala Yousafzai

9. "Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it." — Hellen Keller

10. "You need to give yourself permission to change." — Tavi Gevinson

11. "As I was saying to the landlord only this morning: 'You can’t have everything.'" — Dorothy Parker

12. "Power’s not given to you. You have to take it." — Beyoncé

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13. "I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done." — Lucille Ball

14. "You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe." — Leymah Gbowee

15. "Done is better than perfect." — Sheryl Sandberg

16. "Be first and be lonely." — Ginni Rometty

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17. "In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different." — Coco Chanel

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