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Get Inspired by These 25 Quotes from Successful Career Women

Achieving success in one’s career is not an easy feat. It requires hard work, dedication, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. For women, the journey can often be more challenging due to societal biases and gender stereotypes. But despite these obstacles, many women have risen to the top of their respective fields, breaking barriers and shattering glass ceilings along the way.

To help inspire and motivate women who are striving for success in their careers, we have compiled a list of 25 quotes from successful career women. These women have achieved great things in their professional lives and offer valuable insights and advice on how to overcome obstacles and achieve one’s goals.

  1. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou, Poet and Civil Rights Activist
  2. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” – Estée Lauder, Founder of Estée Lauder Companies
  3. “If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.” – Erica Jong, Novelist
  4. “You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.” – Shonda Rhimes, Television Producer and Writer
  5. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs, Co-Founder of Apple
  6. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker, Novelist
  7. “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.” – Sara Blakely, Founder of Spanx
  8. “You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.” – Tina Fey, Actress and Writer
  9. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill, Former British Prime Minister
  10. “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” – Amelia Earhart, Aviator
  11. “Do not wait for opportunities. Create them.” – Madam C.J. Walker, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
  12. “Don’t let anyone tell you you’re weak because you’re a woman.” – Mary Kay Ash, Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics
  13. “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” – Will Rogers, Actor and Comedian
  14. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison, Inventor
  15. “You can have it all. Just not all at once.” – Oprah Winfrey, Media Executive and Philanthropist
  16. “I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.” – Jeff Bezos, Founder of Amazon
  17. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” – Zig Ziglar, Motivational Speaker
  18. “If you want something said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman.” – Margaret Thatcher, Former British Prime Minister
  19. “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou, Poet and Civil Rights Activist
  20. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt, Former US President
  21. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt, Former US President
  22. “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.” – Florence Nightingale, Nurse and Social Reformer
  23. “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” – Coco Chanel, Fashion Designer
  24. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” – Maya Angelou, Poet and Civil Rights Activist
  25. “The only way to do something in depth is to work hard. The moment you start being in love with what you’re doing, and thinking it’s beautiful or rich, then you’re in danger.” – Miuccia Prada, Fashion Designer

These quotes from successful career women serve as a reminder that anything is possible with hard work, perseverance, and a never-give-up attitude. Whether you are just starting out in your career or are already a seasoned professional, these words of wisdom can help guide you on your path to success.