Business & Leadership

Wisdom from women leaders

12 great women leaders share their most inspiring quotes.

12 great women leaders share their most inspiring quotes.

To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart. – Eleanor Roosevelt


Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country. – Margaret Thatcher


Take criticism seriously, but not personally. – Hillary Clinton


No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens. – Michelle Obama


It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. – J.K Rowling


A noble leader answers not to the trumpet calls of self-promotion, but to the hushed whispers of necessity. – Mollie Marti


True leadership stems from individuality that is honestly and sometimes imperfectly expressed… Leaders should strive for authenticity over perfection. – Sheryl Sandberg


Leadership is a series of behaviors rather than a role for heroes. – Margaret Wheatley


Those who do not move, do not notice their chains. – Rosa Luxemburg


Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood. – Marie Curie


Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love. – Mother Teresa


If you are successful, it is because somewhere, sometime, someone gave you a life or an idea that started you in the right direction. Remember also that you are indebted to life until you help some less fortunate person, just as you were helped. – Melinda Gates



Jeanne Yizhen Yin


Special acknowledgement to Symphony of Love: Inspiring Love, Peace, and Happiness for the beautiful and insightful photo.


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