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Happy Monday, Marketers! Every once and awhile, we could all use some inspiration. And what better way to do that than with quotes by amazing female entrepreneurs?

Being a woman in business can be particularly tough, so learning for those who have done it before always helps. We came across a great slide show with “50 Motivational Quotes from Inspiring Female Leaders” that we wanted to share with you today.

Here are our 22 favorite quotes, but go check out the full 50 when you get a chance!

  1. “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
  2. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” — Estée Lauder
  3. “The more you can be authentic, the happier you’re going to be, and life will work itself around that.” — Melinda Gates
  4. “Whatever anybody says or does, assume positive intent. You will be amazed at how your whole approach to a person or problem becomes very different.” — Indra Nooyi
  5. “The only safe ship in a storm is leadership.” — Faye Wattleton
  6. “My best successes came on the heels of failures.” — Barbara Corcoran
  7. “Strategic leaders must not get consumed by the operational and tactical side of their work.” — Stephanie S. Mead
  8. “The most important words that have helped me in life, when things have gone right or when things have gone wrong, are ‘accept responsibility.'” — Billie Jean King
  9. “If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.” — Maya Angelou
  10. “No matter how senior you get in an organization, no matter how well you’re perceived to be doing, your job is never done.” — Abigail Johnson
  11. “I try to participate in esteemable acts. I help people. I try to be kind and walk in the shoes of others. It’s really all selfish because it makes me feel great.”​​​​​​​ — Kristen Bell
  12. “Leadership is a series of behaviors rather than a role for heroes.” — Margaret Wheatley
  13. “You manage things; you lead people.” — Grace Murray Hopper
  14. “My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” — Oprah Winfrey
  15. “I wake up every morning and think to myself, ‘How far can I push the company forward in the next 24 hours?’” — Leah Busque
  16. “The way to overcome people’s biases is typically by delivering results. No one can really refute the results you deliver.” — Lisa Borders
  17. “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” — Rosalynn Carter
  18. “Good leaders organize and align people around what the team needs to do. Great leaders motivate and inspire people with why they’re doing it.” — Marillyn Hewson
  19. “The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another. We should raise each other up. Make sure you’re very courageous: be strong, be extremely kind, and above all be humble.” — Serena Williams
  20. “I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.” — Ginni Rometty
  21. “It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” — J.K Rowling
  22. “I work really hard at trying to see the big picture and not getting stuck in ego.” — Ellen DeGeneres