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Check Out 16 Cool Quotes From Some Famous Black Women In the World

Although yesterday was international women’s day celebration, here we believe a day can never be enough to appreciate our women for their contributions and achievements. Check out these nice quotes from some famous black women around the globe:

1. “You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them”- TV producer, Shonda Rhimes

2.  If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude- civils right activist, Maya Angelou

3. “You can fall, but you can rise also”- Grammy winner, Angelique Kidjo4. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world”- Harriet Tubman

5.”Living in the moment means letting go of the past and not waiting for the future. It means living your life consciously, aware that each moment you breathe is a gift”- TV mogul, Oprah Winfrey

6. “I was born to make mistakes, I ain’t scared to take the weight”- Musician, Erykah Badu

7. “Your willingness to look at your darkness is what empowers you to change”- Inspirational Speaker, Iyanla Vanzant

8. “I would tell my younger self just be yourself—that who you are is good enough”- Oscar-winning actress, Viola Davis


9. “Never ever accept ‘Because You Are A Woman’ As a reason for doing or not doing anything”-  Award winning author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

10. “Ignore the glass ceiling and do your work. If you’re focusing on the glass ceiling, focusing on what you don’t have, focusing on the limitations, then you will be limited”- TV producer, Ava Duvernay

11. “One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. And so when I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don’t invest any energy in them, because I know who I am”- Michelle Obama

12. “Whenever I feel bad, I use that feeling to motivate me to work harder. I only allow myself one day to feel sorry for myself.”- Grammy award winner, Beyonce

13. “If your dreams do not scare you, then they are not big enough”-. Liberian President, Ellen Sirleaf Johnson
14. “You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself”- Musician, Diana Ross
15. “Life never gives you what you deserve but what you decided”- Nigerian entrepreneur, Tara Fela Durotoye

16. “Just be yourself, it’s the easiest thing to be”- Grammy award winner, Rihanna


Written by How Africa

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