51 Girl Boss Quotes To Inspire Your Glow Up

Luca Demetriou
Dec 12, 2023 By Luca Demetriou
Originally Published on Feb 09, 2021
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Women are powerful forces and have amazing abilities and capabilities.

As Hillary Clinton says, “Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.” A girl boss is a confident and courageous woman who works for her ambitions to take her business to great heights.

In life, and social media, girlboss quotes are inspirational and serve as great motivation for you to learn, dream, love, create, and look for inspiration.

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That does not necessarily mean she has to have her own business, as she can work hard in any office or in the corporate world. She has big dreams and is ready to work hard for them. Read along to find boss girl quotes to inspire your glow up.

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Inspirational Girl Boss Quotes For Girls

Girl boss is a woman who knows her worth and has an equal balance between her work and personal life. Read along to find amazing girl boss quotes for some hardcore female inspiration along with powerful girl boss quotes.

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1. “I am lucky that whatever fear I have inside me, my desire to win is always stronger.”

- Serena Williams.

2. “When she is mad; even the demons run for cover…”

- Jordan Sarah Weatherhead.

3. “Act like a lady, think Like a boss.”

- Keita B.

4. “Sometimes you gotta be a beauty and a beast.”

- Nicki Minaj.

5. “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”

- A.A. Milne.

6. “If you’re too comfortable, it’s time to move on. Terrified of what’s next? You’re on the right track.”

- Susan Fales Hill.

7. “I wear a lot of pink cos’ seeing pink activates endorphins and energizes my creativity. It is a color of femininity and fierceness.”

- Janna Cachola.

8. “Remember the ‘L’ in Solution comes before “U” so Listen first before U speak. Lead with love and lead by listening.”

- Janna Cachola.

9. “Don’t call me lucky. Call me a badass.”

- Shonda Rhimes.

10. “Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door”.

- Kyle Chandler.

11. “The effect you have on others is the most valuable currency there is.”

- Jim Carrey.

12. “If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.”  

- Dolly Parton.

13. “Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don’t just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles.”

-Tina Fey.

14. “A true diva is graceful and talented, and strong, and fearless and brave and someone with humility.”

- Beyoncé.

15. “When they go low, we go high.”

- Michelle Obama.

16. “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”

- Charlotte Bronte.

17. “Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.”

- Mary Shelly.

18. “Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. Maybe many of us won’t be here to greet her, but on a quiet day, if I listen very carefully, I can hear her breathing.”

- Arundhati Roy.

19. “No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens.”

- Michelle Obama.

20. “If one man can destroy everything, why can’t one girl change it?”

- Malala Yousafzai.

21. “You can be an absolute woman and also be smart and tough and not lose your femininity.”

- Priyanka Chopra.

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22. “Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.”    - Oprah Winfrey.

23. “If you want to be successful in this world, you have to follow your passion, not a paycheck.”                - Jen Welter.

24. “Abandon anything about your life and habits that might be holding you back. Learn to create your own opportunities.

Know that there is no finish line; fortune favors action. Race balls-out toward the extraordinary life that you’ve always dreamed of, or still haven’t had time to dream up. And prepare to have a hell of a lot of fun along the way.”

- Sophia Amoruso.

25. “Show up in every single moment like you’re meant to be there.”                            

- Marie Forleo.

26. “My best successes came on the heels of failures.”                                                

- Barbara Corcoran.

27. “Say yes, and you’ll figure it out later.”                                                                        

- Tina Fey.

28“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.”                                                                

- Melinda Gates.

29. “Whatever it is that you think you want to do, and whatever it is that you think stands between you and that, stop making excuses. You can do anything.”          

- Katia Beauchamp.

30. “You might never fail on the scale I did, but some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all — in which case, you fail by default.”                  

- J.K. Rowling.

31. “The power lunch is no longer just for men. We all deserve a seat at the table.”        

- Whitney Wolfe Herd.

32. “I never really like to see myself as the queen. I’m not playing queen, I don’t want to be the queen.

I’m the boss. I’m the mother, I’m the boss, I’m in charge of my decisions with my team. I try to make the best of myself, to accomplish something, to always put the bar as high as I can.”

- Celine Dion.

33. “Define success in your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.”                                                                                                      

- Anne Sweeney.

34. “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.”                          

- Sara Blakely.

35. “The idea that a woman can be as powerful as a man is something that our society can’t deal with. But I am as powerful as a man and it drives them crazy.”  

- Alexandria Ocasio.

36. “Believe that there are no limitations, no barriers to your success — you will be empowered and you will achieve.”                                                                                

- Ursula Burns.

37. “Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.”

 - Robert Frost.

38. “I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.”

- Ginni Rometty.

39. “Success if often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.”              

- Coco Chanel.

40. “No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, show up, and never give up.”                    

- Regina Brett.

41. “Gotta move different when you want different.”                                                              

- Bossbabe.

42. “I’m not bossy, I just know what you should be doing.”  

- James Andreson.

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43. “Success doesn’t come from what you do occasionally, but what you do consistently.”    

- Marie Forleo.

44. “The key to success is to start before you are ready.”                                                

- Marie Forleo.

45. “Coffee in one hand, confidence in the other.”                                                            

- Bossbabe.

46. “Visualize your highest self, then start showing up as her.”                                              

- Bossbabe.

47. “There are secret opportunities hidden inside every failure.”                                    

- Sophia Amoruso.

48. “Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.”            

- Harriet Braiker.

49. “The only way to support a revolution is to make your own.”                                          

- Sophia Amoruso.

50. “If you are giving a lot of value, if you are making an impact in people’s lives, it will be reflected in your bank account.”                                                                            

- Millie Leung.

51. “We need to get women to the point where they aren’t apologizing. It is time to take ownership in our success.”                                                                                      

- Tory Burch.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for best Girl Boss quotes, then why not take a look at quotes about youth or activism quotes.

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Written by Luca Demetriou

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English and Drama, Master of Arts specializing in Performance: Design and Practice

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Luca DemetriouBachelor of Arts specializing in English and Drama, Master of Arts specializing in Performance: Design and Practice

Experienced in writing and sub-editing, Luca holds a Bachelor's in English Literature and Drama from the University of Birmingham, where he served as the culture editor at Redbrick Paper. He is currently pursuing a Master's in Performance: Design and Practice at the University of the Arts in London, showcasing his passion for the arts, performance, and history. With a keen interest in traveling, Luca enjoys exploring new cultures and experiencing diverse perspectives.

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