"When it comes to human dignity, we cannot make compromises."
- Angela Merkel
"Each person must live their life as a model for others."
- Rosa Parks
"It is one thing to record an album but it's a huge difference when people play it and listen to it and embrace it the way that I do. It has always been my dream to get my music out to the world and have people hear it.
"It's both rebellion and conformity that attack you with success."
- Amy Tan
"The most effective way to do it, is to do it."
- Amelia Earhart
"Imagination is the Discovering Faculty, pre-eminently. It is that which penetrates into the unseen worlds around us, the worlds of Science."
- Ada Lovelace
"Never be so faithful to your plan that you are unwilling to consider the unexpected. Never be so faithful to your plan that you are unwilling to entertain the improbable opportunity that comes looking for you."
- Elizabeth Warren
"It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default."
- JK Rowling
"As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world."
- Virginia Woolf
"Women are like teabags. You dont know how strong they are until you put them in hot water."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
"True originality consists not in a new manner but in a new vision."
- Edith Wharton
"I have been in Sorrow's kitchen and licked out all the pots. Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows, with a harp and sword in my hands."
- Zora Neale Hurston
"Life goes by fast. Enjoy it. Calm down. It's all funny. Next. Everyone gets so upset about the wrong things."
- Joan Rivers
"One of my core values is to help redefine what it means to be a strong and beautiful woman in the music and fashion worlds and to empower the wonderful things that make us unique."
- Janelle Monae
"I'm an adult and I am responsible. Let's go get some candy."
- Abbi Jacobson (Broad City)
"If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman."
- Margaret Thatcher
"If they say I'm playing the gender card when it comes to reproductive rights, equal pay, and paid leave, then deal me in."
- Hilary Clinton
"Some people say I have attitude - maybe I do... but I think you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no one else does - that makes you a winner right there."
- Venus Williams
"Out here, everything hurts. You wanna get through this? Do as I say. Now pick up what you can and run. "
- Imperator Furiosa
"Being the Queen is not all about singing, and being a diva is not all about singing. It has much to do with your service to people. And your social contributions to your community and your civic contributions as well."
- Aretha Franklin
"I am grateful to be a woman. I must have done something great in another life."