15 Quotes By Women Who Never Gave Up Even When The World Tried To Break Their Spirit

15 Quotes By Women Who Never Gave Up Even When The World Tried To Break Their Spirit

Each of them is special and have left behind their own legacy, but what's most iconic about them is the way they stood back up when the world put them down.

They've been discouraged, they've been made fun of, and they've been told that they would never make it. But each of these women stood strong when it got tough and the harsh words only deepened their desire to chase after everything they wanted. Each of these women had different journeys, but what stands out in all of them is their courage, and these are some of their words that have touched many.

1. "If you can't handle me at my worst, then you don't deserve me at my best." — Marilyn Monroe


2. "I don't go by the rule book ... I lead from the heart, not the head." — Princess Diana


3. "If I die tomorrow, will I have gotten everything in the world I've ever wanted? No. But I will have gotten everything that's made me happiest." — Sandra Bullock


4. “Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away.” — Frida Kahlo


5. "I think that without pain, we can't know what joy is... If we don't have pain, we don't have joy and if we don't have pain, we don't know that we're alive." — Gloria Vanderbilt


6. "Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th." — Julie Andrews


7. "Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option." — Maya Angelou


8. “I don't care what you think about me. I don't think about you at all.” —  Coco Chanel


9. "They say love is the best investment; the more you give, the more you get in return." — Audrey Hepburn 


10. “A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

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11. “…Decide…whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying….” — Amelia Earhart


12. "Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure." — Oprah Winfrey


13. "Better to live one year as a tiger, than a hundred as a sheep." — Madonna


14. "Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier." ― Mother Teresa  


15. "I let the actions of my life stand for what I am as a human being." ― Meryl Streep