9 Incredibly Inspiring Quotes For You To Read Today On #WomensEqualityDay

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August 26th marks the anniversary of the day that women won the right to vote, and has since then been celebrated as Women’s Equality day. Here are some inspirational quotes from some badass powerful women:

1.

“I am a Woman
Phenomenally.
Phenomenal Woman,
That’s me.”

— Maya Angelou

2.

“Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights.”

— Hillary Clinton

3.

“The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.”

— Roseanne Barr

4.

“When God created man and woman, he was thinking, ‘Who shall I give the power to, to give birth to the next human being?’ And God chose woman. And this is the big evidence that women are powerful.”

— Malala Yousafzai

5.

“we all move forward when
we recognize how resilient
and striking the women
around us are”

— Rupi Kaur

6.

“Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.”

— Kofi Annan

7.

“We cannot succeed when half of us are held back.”

— Malala Yousafzai

8.

“It is time that we all see gender as a spectrum instead of two sets of opposing ideals. We should stop defining each other by what we are not and start defining ourselves by who we are.”

— Emma Watson

9.

Here’s to strong women.
May we know them.
May we be them.
May we raise them.

— Unknown TC mark

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