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November 7, 2019

10 Badass Quotes every Woman needs to Read to live your Best Life.

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Warning: some naughty language!

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If you want to rock life like a badass goddess, then I believe in taking the advice of some pretty badass women.

These goddesses have shared their insightful wisdom and the lessons they’ve learned in a way that continues to set me straight when I get off course or start to doubt who I am.

Most of what they’ve said are things we, as women, know are important, but we sometimes need to hear it in a certain way for it to stick. I’m a big believer in taking quotes that truly speak to me and the way I want to live my life, and putting them somewhere I can see them every day.

These are 10 badass quotes I have strategically placed around my office, home, and even inside my closet that inspire and challenge me to show up in the world the way I want to. Their themes range from being authentic and vulnerable to not allowing anyone to determine your value or worth.

May they impact, inspire, and make you think about how you want to live your own life:

“Strong women don’t play the victim. Don’t make themselves look pitiful and don’t point fingers. They stand and they deal.” ~ Mandy Hale

“I am a woman with thoughts and questions and shit to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story—I will.” ~ Amy Schumer

“Hello fear. Thank you for being here. You’re my indication that I’m doing what I need to do.” ~ Cheryl Strayed

“Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it.” ~ Ziad K. Abdelnour

“Be a first-rate version of yourself, not a second-rate version of someone else.” ~ Judy Garland

“Once you figure out what respect tastes like, it tastes better than attention.” ~ Pink

“Forgive those who insult you, attack you, belittle you or take you for granted. But more than this, forgive yourself for allowing them to hurt you.” ~ YAS girl!

“Some women choose to follow men, and some choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that you career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.” ~ Lady Gaga

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” ~ Oprah

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” ~ Maya Angelou

Choose at least two to three quotes to share with a friend today, and comment on which one will be your mantra for the upcoming year!

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author: Dina Strada

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Editor: Catherine Monkman