17 Inspiring Quotes For Women's History Month To Share On Social Media

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It's a month long holiday, y'all, because Women's History Month is here at last — and it's bound to be a busy one. Between the women's strike scheduled on March 8 to coincide with International Women's Day, the many events planned to honor remarkable women in history, and the ongoing small acts of resistance women are committing themselves to during Trump's presidency, we will surely end this month with all the more inspo for continuing to fight the good fight. But in the spirit of month, these inspiring quotes for Women's History Month are an excellent way to honor the women, both past and present, who use their voices to amplify other women and shed light on their immeasurable contributions.

Although it's never not a good time to share impacting quotes from women, this month is certainly a prime one, because a lot of us are in need of a little boost. Share the quotes below on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram to remind the women in your life that you're in their corner, and inspire them to harness their own inner badass — after all, this year's International Women's Day theme is #BeBoldForChange. Nothing quite like the words from these bold women to set the tone.

Check out the “Feminism” stream in the Bustle App throughout the month of March for more inspiring ways to celebrate Women's History Month.

Malala Yousafzai

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"We cannot succeed when half of us are held back."

Audre Lorde

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"I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own."

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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“Of course I am not worried about intimidating men. The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in.”

Maya Angelou

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“I’m a feminist. I’ve been a female for a long time now. It’d be stupid not to be on my own side.”

Martina Navratilova

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“I think the key is for women not to set any limits.”

Hillary Clinton

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"To all the little girls who are watching, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams."

Madeleine Albright

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"It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent."

Margaret Thatcher

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"If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.”

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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“The best protection any woman can have ... is courage.”

Frida Kahlo

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"I used to think I was the strangest person in the world but then I thought there are so many people in the world, there must be someone just like me who feels bizarre and flawed in the same ways I do. I would imagine her, and imagine that she must be out there thinking of me too. Well, I hope that if you are out there and read this and know that, yes, it's true I'm here, and I'm just as strange as you."

Michelle Obama

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“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish."

Madonna

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“I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

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"A woman is like a tea bag — you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.”

Tyra Banks

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“Never dull your shine for somebody else.”

Marie Curie

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“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.”

Eva Longoria

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“Politics need to stop treating women as a special-interest group.”

Dilma Rousseff

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“I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say, ‘Yes, women can.”

Check out the “Feminism” stream in the Bustle App throughout the month of March for more inspiring ways to celebrate Women's History Month.