It's National Bosses Day And Here are 5 Killer Quotes from Successful Women

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The numbers of women in charge are nowhere near what they should be, so in light of National Bosses Day, we want to offer a little career inspiration from 5 ultra-successful ladies we would be honored to work under or — dare we say? — alongside. Michelle Obama once said "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." Here's to those goals including running the world. 

 

The numbers of women in charge are nowhere near what they should be, so in light of National Bosses Day, we want to offer a little career inspiration from 5 ultra-successful ladies we would be honored to work under or — dare we say? — alongside. Michelle Obama once said "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." Here's to those goals including running the world. 

 

Elizabeth Warren, US Senator

 “Corporations are not people. People have hearts, they have kids, they get jobs, they get sick, they cry, they dance. They live, they love and they die. And that matters. That matters because we don’t run this country for corporations, we run it for people."

Kerry Washington, Olivia Pope Incarnate

“I don’t have to be perfect. All I have to do is show up and enjoy the messy, imperfect, and beautiful journey of my life. It’s a trip more wonderful than I could have imagined.”

Arianna Huffington, Media Impresario

"Fearlessness is not the absence of fear. It's the mastery of fear. It's about getting up one more time than we fall down.” 

Weili Dai, President of Marvell Technology

"A lot of people believe women can’t do tech-y stuff. Becoming nerdy doesn’t have to mean the short-haired guy, but can be the woman with very long, beautiful hair."

Hillary Clinton, Future President

“The difference between a politician and a statesman is that a politician thinks about the next election while the statesman think about the next generation”

And we can't forget this gem:

“If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle.”