Our inspirational quotes for women are encouraging, funny--and fresh!

Our inspirational quotes for women are encouraging, funny, and fresh--hand chosen from books so you won't have seen them anywhere else on the 'Net!

It was never meant to be a war between men and women, but sometimes that's what it turns into. Men, who have controlled power for way too long, don't want to give it up.

The strength of women lies in endurance and patience. Women quietly keep working away, overcoming obstacles, learning, growing, until they reach their goal. But even today, many males are threatened by strong women.

Not me! I find intelligence, strength, and self-confidence in women attractive. I was a feminist back in the 70s, when it was still unpopular.

And so when I picked the quotes for women you see on this page, I looked for the spunky, the snarky, and the strong. And to be fair, I interspersed them with a few quotes by men too. But not too many.

So enjoy. Laugh. Think. Even snort if you like. This site's about strength, both male and female, as well as compassion. Sounds like a winning combination to me!


Looking forward to things is half the pleasure of them.
L.M. Montgomery

I do want to get rich, but I never want to do what there is to do to get rich.
Gertrude Stein

Never go to a doctor whose office plants are dead.
Erma Bombeck

One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young.
Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.
Martin Mull

A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.
Helen Rowland

(Obnoxious use of the term quotes for women to satisfy Google.)

Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you.
Missy Dizick

Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.
Sophia Loren

We can tell our values by looking at our check book stubs.
Gloria Steinem

Christianity is a battle, not a dream.
Wendell Phillips

Looking back I see that times of loneliness and brokenness have cut a pathway in my life leading to a closer, more intimate friendship with Jesus. Today I'm grateful for those still, silent moments of isolation, because without them I would not know the comfort and personal connection I now have with God.
Mary Fairchild, from Revel in the Rubble

If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool.
Carl Jung

You can pretend to be serious; you can't pretend to be witty.
Sacha Cuitry

I feel about airplanes the way I feel about diets. It seems to me they are wonderful things for other people to go on.
Jean Kerr

When the waitress puts the dinner on the table, the old men look at the dinner. The young men look at the waitress.
Gelett Burgess

The best manner of avenging ourselves is by not resembling him who has injured us.
Jane Porter

If you are all wrapped up in yourself, you are overdressed.
Kate Halverson

I refuse to consign the whole male sex to the nursery. I insist on believing that some men are my equals.
Brigid Brophy

The richer your friends, the more they will cost you.
Elizabeth Marbury

Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have.
Doris Mortman

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.
Andy Rooney

Men are taught to apologize for their weaknesses, women for their strengths.
Lois Wyse

It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness. Poverty and wealth have both failed.
Elbert Hubbard

Nothing good ever comes of violence.
Martin Luther

Imagination is the highest kite one can fly.
Lauren Bacall

Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared.
Eddie Rickenbacker

A heart given to God loses none of its natural tenderness; on the contrary, the more pure and divine it becomes, the more such tenderness increases.
St. Therese of Lisieux

An ideal wife is any woman who has an ideal husband.
Booth Tarkington

If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in a library?
Lily Tomlin

Please tell a girlfriend about these quotes for women, eh?


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