37 Modern Woman Quotes On Success In Life

These modern woman quotes will inspire you.

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

Best Modern Woman Quotes

  1. “The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.” ~ Roseanne Barr
  2. “I think you always need to try your best, but at the same time you can only do what you can do. Don’t beat yourself up about it.” ~ Heidi Klum
  3. “I’m not white-picket-fence perfect.” ~ Heidi Klum
  4. “Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother.” ~ Susan B. Anthony
  5. “What is the world coming to, with these modern women? A man can’t tell them what to do.” ~ Tessa Dare

  6. “The modern woman is the curse of the universe. A disaster, that’s what. She thinks that before her arrival on the scene no woman ever did anything worthwhile before, no woman was ever liberated until her time, no woman really ever amounted to anything.” ~ Adela Rogers St. Johns
  7. “Boo-hoo. Help me, I’m a girl. What kind of modern woman are you? A smart one.” ~ Eoin Colfer
  8. “Grief that is dazed and speechless is out of fashion: the modern woman mourns her husband loudly and tells you the whole story of his death, which distresses her so much that she forgets not the slightest detail about it.” ~ Jean de la Bruyere
  9. “I’m a modern woman in the sense of I take care of myself, I’m fiercely independent, and I’m really ambitious. Yet I have these old-school thoughts in my mind.” ~ Eva Mendes
  10. “Modern women like to think we invented the idea of balancing work and family but women have always done it.” ~ Clare Wright

  11. “The uselessness and expensiveness of modern women multiply bachelors.” ~ Samuel Richardson
  12. “Modern women … they don’t sew your pockets … forget that.” ~ Charles Bukowski
  13. “As a modern woman, there are things I take for granted, and that shows up in the way I sit, the way I walk, the way I think, and what I know to be possible.” ~ Lorraine Toussaint
  14. “The new Ann Taylor is for modern women who want to take on the world in style.” ~ Demi Moore
  15. “My mother was a modern woman with a limited interest in religion. When the sun set and the fast of the Day of Atonement ended, she shot from the synagogue like a rocket to dance the Charleston.” ~ Lionel Blue

  16. “For a modern woman it is important to be supported and that there is equality in every aspect, and that it’s not two halves that make a whole – it’s two wholes that make a whole.” ~ Katy Perry
  17. “I like that people can just look at you and know that you are taken, that you are mine.” He closed his eyes and laughed. “And yes, I know that sentiment is at the top of the Women’s Liberation Movement’s list of things not to say to a modern woman” ~ Patricia Briggs
  18. “Modern woman is no longer satisfied to be the beloved of a man; she looks for understanding, comradeship; she wants to be treated as a human being and not simply as an object for sexual gratification.” ~ Emma Goldman
  19. “A modern Woman is not necessarily…s omeone who just buys expensive stuff…
    …a modern Woman is someone who buys intelligently.” ~ Prabal Gurung
  20. “A lot of people work out to be skinny. That’s so boring, and it seems like a depressing goal for a modern woman.” ~ Zooey Deschanel

  21. “One current of continuity runs underneath all the abortive phases of my life. From childhood on I have been obliged to drop anything I was doing to run after any man who seemed to know a little more than I did about God . . . I most want to write about: how a modern woman has sought the face of God-not the name nor the fame but the face [ital] of God-and what adventures came to meet her on this ancient human path.” ~ Mary Antin
  22. “Modern women are squeezed between the devil and the deep blue sea, and there are no lifeboats out there in the form of public policies designed to help these women combine their roles as mothers and as workers.” ~ Sylvia Ann Hewlett
  23. “Authentic and free. The Gucci guilty woman is about living in the moment. She’s a modern woman, someone who really owns herself and her sensuality. It’s supposed to be a very empowering and sensual fragrance.” ~ Evan Rachel Wood
  24. “I was very compelled by a woman who would choose this profession. She [Maura Isles] came from a very highly-educated, wealthy background and could have chosen to do a lot of other things, and has this uber-feminine, modern woman mentality, but works this job.” ~ Sasha Alexander
  25. “The problem with being a modern woman, I thought, as the front door swung wide, is that you have to pretend to be stronger than you are.” ~ Darcey Steinke

  26. “Attempts to limit female mobility by hampering locomotion are ancient and almost universal. The foot-binding of upper-class Chinese girls and the Nigerian custom of loading women’s legs with pounds of heavy brass wire are extreme examples, but all over the world similar stratagems have been employed to make sure that once you have caught a woman she cannot run away, and even if she stays around she cannot keep up with you. … Literally as well as figuratively modern women’s shoes are what keeps Samantha from running as fast as Sammy.” ~ Alison Lurie
  27. “I knew that [director/screenwriter] Catalina Aguilar Mastretta had an amazing take on the female psyche and the modern woman and the modern immigrant woman living in the U.S., and I really saw the need for a story told of our daily lives without being a statistic and without just trying to hit a demographic, and I felt that with this one.” ~ Karla Souza
  28. “To play June, I had an immediate connect with her background and culture. We grew up with the same religion and shared a lot of the same values of family and spirituality. But I was really so inspired by what a modern woman she was.” ~ Reese Witherspoon
  29. “There is little difference between the Zulu warrior who smeared bis body with lion’s fat and the modern woman who dabs hers with expensive perfume. The one was trying to acquire the courage of the king of beasts, the other is attempting to acquire the irresistible sexuality of flowers. The underlying principle is the same.” ~ Tom Robbins
  30. “The embattled gates to equal rights indeed opened up for modern women, but I sometimes think to myself; that is not what I meant by freedom, it is only social progress.” ~ Helene Deutsch

  31. “Although the many virtues that courtesans possessed were employed to defy circumstances, the role they played depended on the same circumstances over which they triumphed- conditions which to, fortunately for modern women, no longer exist.” ~ Susan Griffin
  32. “Modern women – we’re very good at keeping ourselves busy. There are PTA meetings, exercising, bake sales at school. I like that my life is not the same every day.” ~ Cindy Crawford
  33. “[T]he regime of diversions, surrogates, and tranquilizers that pass for today’s ‘distractions’ and ‘amusements’ does not yet allow the modern woman to foresee the crisis that awaits her when she recognizes how meaningless are those male occupations for which she has fought, when the illusions and the euphoria of her conquests vanish, and when she realizes that, given the climate of dissolution, family and children can no longer give her a sense of satisfaction in life.” ~ Julius Evola
  34. “Modern women are just bombarded. There’s nothing but media telling us we’re all supposed to be great cooks, have great style, be great in bed, be the best mothers, speak seven languages, and be able to understand derivatives. And we don’t really have women we’re modeling after, so we’re all looking for how to do this.” ~ Jamie Lee Curtis
  35. “Rules like ‘don’t wear white after Labor Day’ or ‘shoes matching the handbag’ are antiquated. Modern women should feel free to experiment.” ~ Stacy London

  36. “Merely external emancipation has made of the modern woman an artificial being. Now, woman is confronted with the necessity of emancipating herself from emancipation, if she really desires to be free.” ~ Emma Goldman
  37. “The modern woman asks herself: Is there something wrong with me if my children don’t fill up my life?” ~ Golda Meir

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