The Best Quotes Said by Girlbosses

Best Quotes Said by Girlbosses

February is here and she came to slay! This month is all about the love in the air, seasons changing and spring is just around the corner. But the cold isn’t quite over yet. As I struggle to make it through winter, I’m looking to my badass ladies present and past to give me inspiration! I love to keep track of my favorite quotes and often look back at them during rough patches in my life. Here’s some of the best quotes said by beloved girlbosses:

Some of my favorite ladies will always be Eleanor Roosevelt, Carrie Fisher, Frida Khalo, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the ladies of Broad City (Abby Jacobson and Illana Glazer). 

“I am the sea and nobody owns me.” -Pipi Longstocking (1997)

“Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. You don’t have to wait to be confident. Just do it and eventually the confidence will follow.” -Carrie Fisher

“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.” -Gloria Steinem

“I raise up my voice - not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard... we cannot succeed when half of us are held back." -Malala Yousafzai

“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish." -Michelle Obama

“Words have power. TV has power. My pen has power." -Shonda Rhimes

“I am the blood of the dragon. I must be strong. I must have fire in my eyes when I face them, not tears.” -Daenerys Targaryen (George R.R. Martin)

“If you’re sad, add more lipstick and attack.” -Coco Chanel

“The women who does not require validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet.” -Mohadesa Najumi

“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water.” -Eleanor Roosevelt


What is your favorite #girlboss quote? Pop it in the comments!

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Best Quotes Said by Girlbosses




Emma is a part-time contributor at, bringing her love for travel & exploration. Since graduating college in 2013 and living in London, England for almost 1.5 years, she is now a flight attendant with a major airline. In her spare time, she enjoys embroidery + breakfast food.

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