78 Inspirational Quotes For Girls That Will Change Your Life Today

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Even the world is changing, girls still face some age-old issues. In a lot of countries, birth of a son is seen as a blessing. But parents, specially the elders don’t rejoice as much when a daughter is born. Boys are given countless privileges, whilst girls are always told that they can’t do certain things, or can’t be what they want just because they are girls’! Many don’t even provide basic education to the girl child.

Instead of looking at her strength, intelligence and other virtues, she is often judged by her outer beauty and appearance. The society has made scores of rules and regulations for the girls about how they conduct themselves. Yes, humans have progressed and yet at times, it is difficult to be a girl.

Are you told about your limitations and not offered opportunities like the boys? Fret not. Here are amazing famous quotes for girls who carved out a name for themselves. Check it out.

Quotes For Girls:

1.“Who runs the world? Girls.” – Beyoncé Knowles

2.“I am willing to put myself through anything, temporary pain or discomfort means nothing to me as long as I can see that the experience will take me to a new level. I am interested in the unknown, and the only path to the unknown is through breaking barriers, an often painful process.” – Diana Nyad.

3.“Always go with the choice that scares you the most, because that’s the one that is going to require the most from you.” – Caroline Myss.

4.“Don’t be afraid to speak up for yourself. Keep fighting for your dreams!” – Gabby Douglas

5.“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

6.“And though she be but little, she is fierce.” – William Shakespeare

7.“Being a girl doesn’t make you weak, Parker. It makes you special.” – Ali Novak

8.“Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That’s what little girls are made of.” – Bethany Hamilton

9.“As a girl who was raised on the idea that we should give back to our community as much as possible, I believe that we have more power than we think when it comes to making change.” – Laura Marano

10.“Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” – Simone de Beauvoir

11.“Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions. Do your thing and don’t care if they like it.” – Tina Fey

12.“Girls should never be afraid to be smart.” – Emma Watson

13.“Even if I am a girl, even if people think I can’t do it, I should not lose hope.” – Malala Yousafzai

14.“Be that strong girl that everyone knew would make it through the worst, be that fearless girl, the one who would dare to do anything, be that independent girl who didn’t need a man; be that girl who never backed down.” – Taylor Swift

15.“For whatever reason, I didn’t succumb to the stereotype that science wasn’t for girls. I got encouragement from my parents. I never ran into a teacher or a counselor who told me that science was for boys. A lot of my friends did.” – Sally Ride

16.“Girl power in my mind is to let girls be exactly what they are. Let them be angry. Let them be resentful. And rebellious. Let them be hard and soft and loving and sad and silly. Let them be wrong. Let them be right. Let them be everything. because, they are everything.” – Amy Sherman-Palladino

17.“I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow.” – Marissa Mayer

18.“Girls are capable of doing everything men are capable of doing. Sometimes they have more imagination than men.” – Katherine Johnson

19.“I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet.” – Susan B. Anthony

20.“Girl Scouts is such an iconic organization that it’s easy to overlook how daring an idea it was for founder Juliette Gordon Low to gather those first 18 girls in that troop in Savannah, Georgia. It was 1912, after all, and women wouldn’t earn the right to vote for another eight years.” – Anna Maria Chavez

21.“I’m an all powerful amazon warrior, not just some sniveling girl.” – Ani DiFranco

22.“Do not think me a maiden who needs saving from a dragon. I am the dragon, and I will set the world aflame.” – Sydney Marie Hughes

23.“Girl power to me means being brave enough to take that first step and to speak out and be yourself.” – Katherine McNamara

24.“It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” – Madeleine Albright

25.“Hold your head and your standards high even as people or circumstances try to pull you down.” – Tory Johnson

26.“I want to be a role model. I want to be able to know that I inspired girls to work hard and go for their dreams and to never give up.” – Laurie Hernandez

27.“Girls should be strong together. Strong like steel, merry like the tinkling of chimes dancing in the wind.” – Kristin Halbrook

28.“I never want a girl to lose all hope that her life can’t completely turn around, even if she feels that she is at the edge, standing on one foot, and ready to say goodbye.” – Jennifer Elisabeth

29.“It’s not the size of the girl in the fight that counts… it’s the size of the fight in the girl! -MISS MARVEL” – G. Willow Wilson

30.“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” – Nora Ephron

31.“I am human. I am messy. I’m not trying to be an example. I am not trying to be perfect. I am not trying to say I have all the answers. I am not trying to say I’m right. I am just trying – trying to support what I believe in, trying to do some good in this world, trying to make some noise with my writing while also being myself.” – Roxane Gay

32.“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” – Margaret Thatcher

33.“I am a crafty girl. I make things. Lots of things. I’ll keep making things until my fingers fall off. Then I will grab my hot glue those suckers, and make more things!” – Kethy Jeffords

34.“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels.” – Maya Angelou

35.“A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” – Coco Chanel

36.“I want to show little girls that the possibilities are endless. That’s my goal – to not only do it for myself, but to show them I can do whatever I put my mind to.” – Nicki Minaj

37.“Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you.” – Hillary Clinton

38.“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint.” – Oprah Winfrey

39.“Never dull yourself down for people who cannot handle your edge.” – K. Azizian

40.“I figure, if a girl wants to be a legend, she should go ahead and be one.” – Calamity Jane

41.“In every position that I’ve been in, there have been naysayers who don’t believe I’m qualified or who don’t believe I can do the work. And I feel a special responsibility to prove them wrong.” – Sonia Sotomayor

42.“To all the little girls who are watching, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams.” – Hillary Clinton

43.“Why can’t a girl be smart without it being explained away as a rare supernatural phenomenon?” – Cat Winters

44.“I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail my ship.” – Louisa May Alcott

45.“My coach said I run like a girl. And I said if he ran a little fast he could too.” – Mia Hamm

46.“You need to find the power within to make things happen for yourself. When you realize this, you are unstoppable.” – Christina Aguilera

47.“My music, my songs are 100 percent inspired by girl power.” – Paulina Rubio

48.“No matter what you look like or think you look like, you’re special, and loved, and perfect just the way you are.” - Ariel Winter

49.“I’ve reached a point where I’m comfortable in my own skin, and I do what I need to do, to feel good, but I’m built the way I am. The dancer’s feet, the bruises on my legs, they’re not going to go away. I think real girls have bruises. Tough chicks get bruised. They get dirty. And they have fun.” – Nina Dobrev

50.“You are enough. You have always been enough.” – K. Azizian

51.“We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back. We call upon our sisters around the world to be brave – to embrace the strength within themselves and realize their full potential.” – Malala Yousafzai

52.“Power to me is having the ability to make a change in a positive way.” – Victoria Justice

53.“Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” – Helen Keller

54.“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’” – Eleanor Roosevelt.

55.“I wasn’t the prettiest girl in the room, but I learned to carry myself with confidence – that’s how you make the best impression on people.” – Priyanka Chopra

56.“No longer do I fear. No longer do I let others define me. I know what I am. What I’m capable of. That I’m a girl… a woman who will fight to survive.” – Sophie Jordan

57.“Part of the great challenge of living is defining yourself in your moment, of seizing the opportunities that you are given, and of making the very best choices you can.” – Hillary Clinton

58.“You can’t be afraid of what people are going to say, because you’re never going to make everyone happy.” – Selena Gomez

59.“Start shaping your own day. Start walking your own walk. This journey is yours, take charge of it. Stop giving other people the power to shape your life.” – Steve Maraboli

60.“You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.” – Melissa Etheridge

61.“When there are no ceilings, the sky’s the limit. So let’s keep going – let’s keep going until every one of the 161 million women and girls across America has the opportunity she deserves to have.” – Hillary Clinton

62.“I don’t want to be remembered as the girl who was shot. I want to be remembered as the girl who stood up.” – Malala Yousafzai

63.“Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.” – Oprah Winfrey

64.“The fact that I was a girl never damaged my ambitions to be a pope or an emperor.” – Willa Cather

65.“I think it’s so important for girls to love themselves and to treat their bodies respectfully.” – Ariana Grande

66.“The power you have is to be the best version of yourself you can be, so you can create a better world.” – Ashley Rickards

67.“That’s the awesome part. Little girls now have a chance to look up and see women playing soccer, basketball, softball and now hockey – and know they can win a gold medal, too.” – Angela Ruggiero

68.“You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.” – Shonda Rhimes

69.“I think it’s important for girls to be confident. Believe in yourself.” – Paris Hilton

70.“When you lose a couple of times, it makes you realize how difficult it is to win.” – Steffi Graf

71.“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” – Coco Chanel

72.“We girls, we’re tough, darling. Soft on the outside but, deep down, we’re tough.” – Kristen Ashley

73.“Usually, girls weren’t encouraged to go to college and major in math and science. My high school calculus teacher, Ms. Paz Jensen, made math appealing and motivated me to continue studying it in college.” – Ellen Ochoa

74.“When I look back over my life, it’s almost as if there was a plan laid out for me – from the little girl who was so passionate about animals who longed to go to Africa and whose family couldn’t afford to put her through college. Everyone laughed at my dreams. I was supposed to be a secretary in Bournemouth.” – Jane Goodall

75.“I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” – Diane Ackerman

76.“Whatever you do, be different – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.” – Anita Roddick

77.“When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me’.” – Erma Bombeck

78.“You are still young, free. Do yourself a favor. Before it’s too late, without thinking too much about it first, pack a pillow and a blanket and see as much of the world as you can. You will not regret it. One day it will be too late.” – Jhumpa Lahiri


Yes, the world can be tough but there are some girls who won’t listen to the norms and be what they want. Did you know that J. K. Rowling was turned down by many publishers. Amelia Earhart, the first female aviator to fly solo was told that girls can’t fly an aircraft. But these girls followed their hearts and realized their dreams. True beauty is not only about outward appearance. We hope that these inspiring quotes for girls will motivate you to be strong, be brave and chase your dream till you succeed.


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