65 Independent Woman Quotes On Success In Life

These independent woman quotes will inspire you. Being an independent woman means you are comfortable doing things on your own.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging independent woman quotes, independent woman sayings, and independent woman proverbs.

Best Independent Woman Quotes

  1. “Women wish to be loved without a why or a wherefore; not because they are pretty, or good, or well-bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.” ~ Henri Frederic Amiel
  2. “I like being a strong, independent woman, and to be honest, I was never afraid to be on my own.” ~ Dido Armstrong
  3. “We ought to have more women in various management positions because women are the ones who decide almost everything in the home.” ~ Ingvar Kamprad
  4. “I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.” ~ Louisa May Alcott

  5. “It took a while to grow the confidence to say, ‘This is who I am, take it or leave it.'” ~ Coco Rocha
  6. “There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.” ~ Madeleine Albright
  7. “My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.” ~ Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  8. “I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one’s wife happy. First, let her think she’s having her own way. And second, let her have it.” ~ Lyndon B. Johnson
  9. “I am no bird, and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.” ~ Charlotte Bronte

  10. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” ~ Alice Walker
  11. “I would rather be a rebel than a slave.” ~ Emmeline Pankhurst
  12. “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” ~ Coco Chanel
  13. “We’re connected, as women. It’s like a spiderweb. If one part of that web vibrates, if there’s trouble, we all know it, but most of the time we’re just too scared, or selfish, or insecure to help. But if we don’t help each other, who will?” ~ Sarah Addison Allen
  14. “I do not wish women to have power over men, but over themselves.” ~ Mary Wollstonecraft

  15. “Be sure of yourself, don’t let anyone bully you, be a strong and independent woman or boy.” ~ Nicole Polizzi
  16. “If photographers are responsible for creating or reflecting an image of women in society, then I must say, there is only one way for the future, and this is to define women as strong and independent. This should be the responsibility of photographers today: to free women, and finally everyone, from the terror of youth and perfection.” ~ Peter Lindbergh , Strong independent woman quotes
  17. “I have an independent streak. You know, it’s kind of hard to tell an independent woman what to do.” ~ Betty Ford
  18. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” ~ Anais Nin

  19. “Until they come up with an independent woman who’s on an adventure of her own, I don’t think I’m interested.” ~ Michelle Rodriguez
  20. “Any human being who is becoming independent of conditionings, of religions, scriptures, prophets and messiahs, has arrived home. He has found the treasure which was hidden in his own being.” ~ Rajneesh
  21. “It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman. Never in history have women had more freedom of choice in regard to dress, behavior, career, and sexual orientation.” ~ Camille Paglia
  22. “A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

  23. “Sometimes in the black culture, being raised as an independent woman is misconstrued as someone who doesn’t need a man. I think that’s wrong. I think we all need someone.” ~ Boris Kodjoe
  24. “It’s important to be driven and have goals. You want an independent woman who knows what she wants and isn’t afraid to go after it. It’s attractive to me when a woman is doing what she loves. It makes me want to know more.” ~ Apolo Ohno
  25. “Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert
  26. “Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.” ~ Erica Jong

  27. “It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman.” ~ Camille Paglia
  28. “There was a time when men thought it was sexy to have a housewife waiting for him to come home from work in her slippers, but in modern society, I think an independent woman is even more sexy.” ~ Katerina Graham
  29. “I have more of a desire to write songs about being an independent woman than being in love, songs about getting up and moving on even if I have a broken heart.” ~ Katerina Graham
  30. “Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.” ~ Ruth Gordon
  31. “If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.” ~ Katharine Hepburn

  32. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” ~ Ayn Rand
  33. “I am not afraid; I was born to do this.” ~ Joan of Arc
  34. “Nothing-was more degrading than for a woman to have to marry for a home. Love should be the sole reason. Surely those with a brain-to think, eyes to see and a mind-to reason must realise that the capitalist system must cease and a co-operative system prevail in its place.” ~ Vida Goldstein
  35. “We deny the right of any portion of the species to decide for another portion what is and what is not their ‘proper sphere.’ The proper sphere for all human beings is the largest and highest which they are able to attain to.” ~ Harriet Taylor Mill
  36. “As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.” ~ John Lennon

  37. “Sometimes, I feel that if you’re a strong, independent woman it scares people away, but actually it does the opposite.” ~ Gemma Arterton
  38. “Whatever women do, they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.” ~ Charlotte Whitton
  39. “My biggest influences are strong, creative women that chart their own path, lead their own lives, and drive the course of history.” ~ Rachel Roy
  40. “Being a woman is a terribly difficult task since it consists principally in dealing with men.” ~ Joseph Conrad

  41. “In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change.” ~ Hillary Clinton
  42. “I consider myself to be a feminist. My hope and goal is that I’m going to raise two very strong independent women that won’t need anybody unless they chose that. I want them to be mistresses of their own destiny. But I don’t judge people on the other end of that spectrum either.” ~ Audra McDonald
  43. “I don’t think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  44. “Independent women must expect more of themselves since neither men nor other more conventionally domesticated women will hope for anything, or expect any result other than utter failure.” ~ A. S. Byatt
  45. “Some of the best roles are for women in these independent, smaller movies.” ~ Kyra Sedgwick

  46. “I was raised to be an independent woman, not the victim of anything.” ~ Kamala Harris
  47. “I have a lot of sides to my personality and what you see on ‘The Hills’ is a strong, independent woman, which I am. But I also have a sensitive side that I don’t show too much.” ~ Kristin Cavallari
  48. “There is no occasion for women to consider themselves subordinate or inferior to man” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  49. “Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, ‘She doesn’t have what it takes’; They will say, ‘Women don’t have what it takes.'” ~ Clare Boothe Luce
  50. “Become the change you want to see – those are words I live by.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

  51. “In every case, the environmental hazards were made known only by independent scientists, who were often bitterly opposed by the corporations responsible for the hazards.” ~ Barry Commoner
  52. “A man is not a financial plan.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki
  53. “I remember being in Japan when Destiny’s Child put out ‘Independent Women,’ and women there were saying how proud they were to have their own jobs, their own independent thinking, their own goals. It made me feel so good, and I realized that one of my responsibilities was to inspire women in a deeper way.” ~ Beyonce Knowles
  54. “Labor is the superior of capital and deserves much the higher consideration” ~ Abraham Lincoln

  55. “I’d like to be wanted for my body, too! As an actor, I want to play all different kinds of women – independent women but also very vulnerable women.” ~ Rachel Weisz
  56. “My theory is, independent movies only work if you’re willing to push the material and do something different.” ~ Balthazar Getty
  57. “In my view, Arafat is the only Palestinian in the world that isn’t willing to have an independent Palestinian state.” ~ Silvan Shalom
  58. “No drama, however great, is entirely independent of the stage on which it is given.” ~ George P. Baker

  59. “I’ve always been attracted to independent women, but the idea that someone could be independent and still kind of put herself second at times was pretty interesting.” ~ Taye Diggs
  60. “I believe Watergate shows that the system did work. Particularly the Judiciary and the Congress, and ultimately an independent prosecutor working in the Executive Branch.” ~ Bob Woodward
  61. “The greatest force in the human body is the natural drive of the body to heal itself – but that force in not independent of the belief system. Everything begins with belief. What we believe is the most powerful option of all.” ~ Norman Cousins
  62. “The data is clear: If you give a woman an opportunity, she will make a huge difference.” ~ Carly Fiorina

  63. “I respond to powerful women. I’m not intimidated by that, I like that, it’s not something I shy away from, so I don’t want women who are looking for me to take care of them. To me, that’s a turn-off. I respond to strong, powerful, independent women.” ~ Mike Colter
  64. “I grew up in a very literate, very independent household where people spoke their ideas and were very supportive of helping each other find their own way” ~ Lucinda Williams
  65. “Adam and Eve – and especially Eve – are victims of the greatest character assassination the world has ever known. Eve is not secondary. Eve, if anything, is the great initiator in the story. She’s the first independent woman. For me, rediscovering that Eve was the greatest bad**s women of all time was a revelation.” ~ Bruce Feiler

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