Get it, girl.
It’s a harsh truth, but living your most authentic life is often more challenging than it sounds, which is why having a list of inspirational quotes about life and daily mantras within reach can help support and empower you — even on days when you’re not feeling good about yourself as a female.
You’d like to think of yourself as a confident, strong woman who walks to the beat of her own drum, but sometimes, we all need a little help getting past our moments of low self-esteem or insecurity that pop up every now and then.
Being a woman can be trying, especially when society seems to prefer bringing us down, rather than raising us up. And, sometimes, even other women can make us feel this way, too, which makes embracing your own authenticity a struggle.
Too often, we end up comparing ourselves to other women or to the image of what we believe we are supposed to be. But, the truth is you are already F.A.B — fabulous, awesome, and beautiful.
But, every now and then, you need to be reminded of your own power and self-worth with the help of motivational quotes. You can be and have all that you desire — it simply starts with deciding to take action and embrace your authenticity using the power of these daily mantras starting right now!
These 25 inspirational quotes about life for women can help motivate you to be your most empowered, authentic self.
1. You are not like other people.
“Stop comparing yourself to other people. You’re supposed to be unique.” — Sonya Parker
2. You should never beg for anyone’s love.
“Never chase love, affection, or attention. If it isn’t given freely by another person, it isn’t worth having.” — Ashley Purdy
3. Look at the positive instead of the negative.
“Everything is so beautiful when you stop looking for flaws.” — Unknown
4. You are imperfectly perfect.
“Just be yourself. Let people see the real imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful, magical person that you are.” — Mandy Hale
5. Love yourself, as you are.
“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” — Thich Nhat Hanh
6. You run your own life.
“You are in 100% control of you. Your decisions in each and every moment determine the quality of life that you live. Be positive.” — Unknown
7. You are worthy.
“Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone telling you who you are.” — Beyoncé
8. You are an original.
“Be yourself. No matter what other people think. God made you the way you are for a reason. Besides, an original is always worth more than a copy.” — Unknown
9. Build yourself up as a person you’re proud of.
“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” — Golda Meir
10. You are beautiful.
“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” — Coco Chanel
11. Learn from your failure.
“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” — Oprah Winfrey
12. Surround yourself with people who bring you up.
“Evaluate the people in your life; then promote, demote, or terminate them. You’re the CEO of your life.” — Tony Gaskins
13. Be confident in your body.
“Enjoy your body. Use it every way you can. Don’t be afraid of it or of what other people think of it.” — Kurt Vonnegut
14. You are more than just pretty.
“You’re more than a pretty face. You’re also pretty strong, pretty smart, pretty bold, pretty fierce, pretty tough, pretty amazing.” — Unknown
15. Confidence is sexy.
“Confidence is the sexiest attribute a woman can have. If you feel good, you’ll look good.” — Unknown
16. Enjoy your life to the fullest.
“Be happy. Be grateful. Do your best. Enjoy life. Live simply. For tomorrow is never promised.” — Unknown
17. Do not doubt yourself.
“Believe in yourself, your abilities, and your own potential. Never let self-doubt hold you captive. You are worthy of all that you dream of and hope for.” — Roy T. Bennett
18. Have faith.
“Sometimes, you have to stop worrying, wondering, and doubting. Have faith that things will work out, maybe not how you planned, but just how it’s meant to be.” — Drake
19. Don’t let other people stress you out.
“Nobody is worth stressing over. People come and go. Move on and go find yourself, the world is yours. Life goes on!” — Unknown
20. Never question your own worth.
“Admire someone else’s beauty and talent without questioning your own.” — Brooke Hampton
“A smile is the best makeup any girl can wear.” — Marilyn Monroe
22. Lift up other women.
“No matter where you are in life, inspire and empower the women around you. Success is sweeter when shared.” — Unknown
23. You are worth loving.
“Stop hating yourself for everything you aren’t and start loving yourself for everything you already are.” — Unknown
24. Have fun.
“Be the kind of woman that knows her identity, walks on holy ground, and that’s also unafraid to be free and silly because life’s too short to be uptight and figured out.” — Unknown
25. Let your purpose chase you.
“A woman who walks in purpose doesn’t have to chase people or opportunities. Her light causes people and opportunities to pursue her.” — Unknown