155 Wild Woman Quotes To Unleash Your Inner Goddess

Monisha Kochhar
Dec 12, 2023 By Monisha Kochhar
Originally Published on Feb 12, 2021
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A wild woman is a woman who is wild and free, makes her own choices, and doesn't want to be ruled by anyone.

The wild woman does not allow anyone to hold her within. Knowing that she has the passion and courage to express herself freely, she loves being in a free spirit and is always in a state of transition.

For more inspiration, please read 'Women Who Run With The Wolves' quotes and spiritual growth quotes.

Wild Woman Sisterhood Quotes

The wild woman is a healer, and she can make the world a better place. Here are some sisterhood quotes from the wild woman.

1.“Not everyone will notice the way you shine, but you will shine all the same in beautiful, natural ways.”

― Morgan Harper Nichols.

2.“She had this way of making you see life differently, a little ray of light in an ordinarily dim world.”

― Nikki Rowe.

3.“I am not eccentric. It’s just that I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of catfish.”

– Edith Sitwell.

4.“The doors to the world of the wild are few but precious. If you have a deep scar, that is a door, if you have an old, old story, that is a door.

If you love the sky and the water so much you almost cannot bear it, that is a door. If you yearn for a deeper life, a full life, a sane life, that is a door.”

-Clarissa Pinkola Estes, 'Women Who Run With the Wolves'.

5.“These people will try to manipulate you, try to bring you down but remember baby girl you are a queen, own your crown.”

― Nikki Rowe.

6.“The real heroes are those who rebuild their lives using adversity as a stepping stone to greatness in the midst of the chaos life has thrown at them.”

― Nikki Rowe.

7."You must know this, there is always something out there that you can keep fighting for. So don’t give up."

-Heather A. Stillufsen.

8.“Baby, I'm not afraid. I've been to hell and back. I'm a free spirit, a wild child and a renegade.”

― Mishi McCoy.

9.“One woman is a tiny divine spark in a timeless sisterhood tapestry collective; All of us are Wild Women.”

― Jan Porter.

10.“The only trust required is to know that when there is one ending there will be another beginning.”

― Clarissa Pinkola.

11.“A woman must be able to stand in the face of power, because ultimately some part of that power will become hers.”

― Clarissa Pinkola Estés.

12.“Promise me one thing wild child, Never filter your soul to suit a mould.”

― Nikki rowe.

13.“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”

— Helen Keller.

14."A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."

– Anne Roiphe.

15."A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it."

– D.H. Lawrence.

16."In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on."

– Robert Frost.

17.“Be an individual, let out the self that hides away at the expense of others approval.”

― Nikki Rowe.

18.“Purpose and passion - purpose is what will guide you to your best self and the passion will keep you there.”

― Nikki Rowe.

19.“Remember, if logic were all there really was to the world, then surely all men would ride sidesaddle.”

- Nicole Stawiarski.

20."Maybe some women aren’t meant to be tamed. Maybe they just need to run free until they find someone just as wild to run with them."

― Candace Bushnell.

21."Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim."

– Nora Ephron.

22."One is not born, but rather becomes a woman."

– Simone de Beauvoir.

23."A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done."

— Marge Piercy.

24."Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today."

– Will Rogers.

25."It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up."

– Vince Lombardi.

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

— Margaret Thatcher.

27."Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."

– Maya Angelou.

28."Keep your heels, your head and your standards high!"

– Coco Chanel.

29."Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then."

– Diana Ross.

30."Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got. There is no yesterday, no tomorrow, it’s all the same day."

Janis Joplin.

31.“A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.”

–  Diane Mariechild.

32.“Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.”

– Vivian Greene.

33.“You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.”

- Melissa Etheridge.

34.“If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It’s much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.”

Grace Hopper.

35.“There are times in life when, instead of complaining, you do something about your complaints.”

– Rita Dove.

36."Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty."

– Coco Chanel.

37.“Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.”

– Betty Smith.

38.“One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.”

– Sheila Murray Bethel.

39.“Nothing is impossible; the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!”

— Audrey Hepburn.

40.“Always go with the choice that scares you the most, because that’s the one that is going to require the most from you.”

– Caroline Myss.

41.“Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows.”

― Helen Keller.

42.“Some days I am more wolf than woman, and I am still learning how to stop apologizing for my wild.”

― Nikita Gill.

43.“Let us dance in the sun wearing flowers in our hair and let us huddle together as darkness takes over. We are at home amidst the birds and the trees for we are children of nature.”

— Susan Polis Schutz.

44.“All good things are wild and free.”

— Henry David Thoreau.

45."The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it…"

– Roseanne Barr.

46.“Sometimes there are no words to help one's courage. Sometimes you just have to jump.”

― Clarissa Pinkola Estés.

47.“She is delightfully chaotic. A beautiful mess. Loving her is a splendid adventure.”

— Steve Maraboli.

48.“Better to be strong than pretty and useless.”

― Lilith Saintcrow, 'Strange Angels'.

49.“Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.”

― Mae West, 'Wit & Wisdom of Mae West'.

50.“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.”

– Katharine Hepburn.

Inspirational Wild Woman Quotes

We present some powerful wild women quotes for women who possess immense strength of character and inspire others to open up and live on their terms.

51.“Go out in the woods, go out. If you don't go out in the woods nothing will ever happen and your life will never begin.”

― Clarissa Pinkola Estés.

52.“Don't waste your time hating a failure. Failure is a greater teacher than success. Listen, learn, go on.”

― Clarissa Pinkola Estés.

53.“Discontent is the secret door to significant and life-giving change.”

- Nicole Stawiarski.

54.“I am the woman you didn’t prepare for, the one you can’t quite grasp yet can’t forget.”

― Nikki Rowe.

55."The wild winds called to her soul and through the ground she felt the thundering hooves of freedom.”

– Shikoba.

56.“She has fought many wars, most internal. The ones that you battle alone, for this, she is remarkable. She is a survivor.”

― Nikki Rowe.

57."The fastest way to change society is to mobilize the women of the world."

― Charles Malik.

58."Strong women don’t play victim, don’t make themselves look pitiful, and don’t point fingers. They stand and they deal."

–Mandy Hale.

59."Nothing can dim the light that shines from within."

– Maya Angelou.

60."We are unfinished business, A story left unwritten A poem without words And dream with a vision."

— Nikki Rowe.

61.“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.”

— Thich Nhat Hanh.

62.“I must be a mermaid … I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.”

Anaïs Nin.

63.“Everything is within your power, and your power is within you.”

― Janice Trachtman.

64.“And like the sun, I will always rise.”

― Nikki Rowe.

65."Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you."

— Hillary Clinton.

66.“The secret to happiness is finding freedom. The secret to finding freedom is being courageous.”

— Carrie Jones.

67.“All the people who knock me down only inspire me to do better.”

—Selena Gomez.

68."Today, hang in there, hold on and be strong. Keep going. You will and you can get through this…"

— Heather A. Stillufsen.

69."Chin up, child. In my experience, when a life seems to be falling to pieces, it is usually falling into place."

— Beau Taplin.

70."As a woman I have no country. As a woman I want no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world."

— Virginia Woolf.

71.“When it’s time, it’s time. Even if you’re not ready, even if things are undone, even if today your ship is coming in. When it’s time it’s time.”

— Nicole Stawiarski.

72."Let the sun shine on me, for I care not for the moon."

-Spanish Proverb.

73.“We lower our worth by cropping pieces just to fit a puzzle.”

― Nikki rowe.

74.“Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.”

– Elizabeth Gilbert.

75.“Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.”

–Kahlil Gibran.

76.“If my independence threatens your ego, you are not the man for me.”

― Nikki Rowe.

77.“You'll never hear the lyrics, til they start singing your story.”

― Nikki Rowe.

78."My ability is greater than my disability."

― Nikki Rowe.

79.“Love the ones who understand you and forget the ones that don't.”

― Nikki Rowe.

80.“Forgiveness has many layers, many seasons.”

― Clarissa Pinkola Estés.

81."No woman really wants a man to carry her off; she only wants him to want to do it."

– Elizabeth Peters.

82."When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes."

– Victor Hugo.

Wild Woman Archetype Quotes

Wild women own their imperfections as much as their strengths. Here we have some good read wild woman quotes.

83.“When seeking guidance, don't ever listen to the tiny-hearted. Be kind to them, heap them with blessing, cajole them, but do not follow their advice.”

― Clarissa Pinkola Estés.

84.“It is deadly to be without a confidante, without a guide, without even a tiny cheering section.”

- Nicole Stawiarski.

85.“My soul is old, speak to me in energy. You'll understand me better.”

― Nikki Rowe.

86.“What is a Wanderess? Bound by no boundaries, contained by no countries, tamed by no time, she is the force of nature 's course.”

― Roman Payne.

87.“Like a wolf, she lived by instinct.”

― Nikki Rowe.

88.“They were looking for a flame, but I came to earth to start wildfires. My heart carries medals of war, I've never been one to love small.”

― Nikki Rowe.

89."The wild woman is fluent in the language of dreams, images, passion, and poetry."

-Clarissa Pinkola Estes.

90."It's not my words that you should fear, but my silence. My words speak straight to the core but my absence will leave you speechless.”

― Nikki Rowe.

91."Sometimes an angel, sometimes a hell raiser, always a strong woman."

-R. H. Sin.

92."And one day she discovered that she was fierce, and strong, and full of fire, and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears."

-Mark Anthony.

93.“My inner landscape? It’s pure wilderness, darling, and the wolves are running.”

― Jeanette LeBlanc.

94."The girls who come into my library adore the prettiness of fairies, the miniature-ness. But they are also nature lovers and lovers of adventure -- the future wild women of America. I couldn't help thinking that these little girls who love fairies deserve something lively."

-Laura Amy Schlitz.

95.“And people tended not to bother a woman with a book.”

― Cherie Priest, 'Dreadnought'.

96.“You could tell she was a free spirit, a gypsy, just by looking at her. A smile like that doesn't come from a sad soul.”

― Nikki Rowe.

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

– Melinda Gates.

98.“Sensuality is the secret to my most deepest and wildest self.”

― Lebo Grand.

99.“My true ecstasy is to hunt, seek, and find new things in life.”

― Helen Edwards.

100.“She had absolutely nothing to lose. She found freedom.”

–Paulo Coelho.

101."Why this cult of wilderness?... because we like the taste of freedom; because we like the smell of danger."

–Edward Abbey.

102.“Many speak to her but she's looking for the one who knows her soul's language.”

― Nikki Rowe.

103."She is like magic, completely untouchable. Only those aligned with themselves, know the secret to still feeling her."

-Nikki Rowe.

104.“She had something more than material value - she had a soul, no money could buy.”

― Nikki Rowe.

105."I never dreamed about success. I worked for it."

― Estee Lauder.

106.“For out here, in the wild, you are agile, walking through your own uncertainty. And that, dear friend, takes bravery.”

― Morgan Harper Nichols.

107."Cherish the beauty and cherish the pain, both will give you experience and you will never be the same."

― Nikki Rowe.

108."You learn who you are by unlearning who they taught you to be."

― Nikki Rowe.

109."Trust what your instincts are telling you, it's your soul's voice pointing you in the right direction."

― Nikki Rowe.

110."Be good to her, she’s rare."

-R. H. Sin.

111."A woman’s guess is much more accurate than a man’s certainty.

– Rudyard Kipling.

112.“In the end I was always my own hero, I've never had a chance to be saved by someone else.”

― Nikki Rowe.

113.“Spend time alone and often, touch base with your soul.”

― Nikki Rowe.

114.“Wild Woman teaches women when not to act 'nice' about protecting their soulful lives.”

― Clarissa Pinkola.

Best Quotes About Being A Wild Woman

Being a wild woman is special as they have no boundaries. For all those wonderful women out there, here we have a collection of the best quotes about being a wild woman.

115.“If you have ever been called defiant, incorrigible, forward, cunning, insurgent, unruly, rebellious, you’re on the right track. Wild Woman is close by.”

- Nicole Stawiarski.

116.“Bone by bone, hair by hair, Wild Woman comes back. Through night dreams, through events half understood and half remembered...”

― Clarissa Pinkola Estés.

117.“Love is like a wild rose; the thorns will only make your heart bleed if you touch it without care.”

― Laura Chouette.

118."They tried to burn her not knowing she was a flame."

―R. H. Sin.

119.“You can't break a woman like that. She carries an esoteric mind with an oracle soul, she's fiercely connected to spirit whilst dancing the human dance.”

― Nikki Rowe.

120.“I am a wild woman. It would take a warrior to tame my spirit.”

― Nikki Rowe.

121.“She was like the sun,

She knew her place in the world -

She would shine again regardless

of all the storms and changeable weather

She wouldn't adjust her purpose

for things that pass.”

― Nikki Rowe.

122."In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer."

– Albert Camus.

123."Be a woman of confidence and self-respect; give a man a reason worth fighting for."  

― Nikki Rowe.

124."Tell few about your dreams and show the rest in the way you make a life with it."

― Nikki Rowe.

125."The world needs strong women. Women who will lift and build others, who will love and be loved. Women who live bravely, both tender and fierce. Women of indomitable will."

-Amy Tenney.

126.“I just want to live in a way that either wakes people up or shakes people up. Whether I have opened a wound or opened a heart, I have touched a life and helped bring a change.”

-Nikki Rowe.

127.“I asked the universe for serendipity and you walked through my door.”

― Nikki Rowe.

128.“I'm not a girl that will lay in diamonds but I will run through the flowers of the seeds we plant together.”

― Nikki Rowe.

129."A succulent wild woman is one of any age who feels free to fully express herself in every dimension of her life."

― Sark.

130.“Practice listening to your intuition, your inner voice; ask questions; be curious; see what you see; hear what you hear, and then act upon what you know to be true. These intuitive powers were given to your soul at birth.”

― Clarissa Pinkola Estés, 'Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype'.

131."God is within her, she will not fall.”

– Psalm 46:5.

132.“What if everything you have been taught is all a lie and everything you feel is all a truth?”

― Nikki Rowe.

133.“Some are born to play it safe Others are born to live it wild.”

― Nikki Rowe.

134."When a Wanderess has been caged, or perched with her wings clipped, She lives like a Stoic, She lives most heroic, smiling with ruby, moistened lips once her cup of Death is welcome sipped."

-Roman Payne.

135.“Within every woman there is a wild and natural force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity and ageless knowing. Her name is Wild Woman but she is… An endangered species.”

— Clarissa Pinkola Estés, 'Women Who Run With the Wolves'.

136.“My soul is being whisked away again, to a place unfamiliar and not many know my name but its calling and following that instinct is all I know.”

― Nikki Rowe.

137.“Wild woman are an unexplainable spark of life. They ooze freedom and seek awareness, they belong to nobody but themselves yet give a piece of who they are to everyone they meet.

― Nikki Rowe.

138."If you have met one, hold on to her, she'll allow you into her chaos but she'll also show you her magic.”

― Nikki Rowe.

139."Skateboarding has taught me two things - that symbolise a meaning of life. How to keep a balance and how to pick yourself up when you've fallen."

― Nikki Rowe.

140."'I know I am wild', she said. But not for the reasons that others say that about themselves. She was wild because there were flying things flapping around inside of her, trying to escape her eyes!"

― C. Joybell C.

141. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”

– Anais Nin.

142."The question isn’t who is going to let me, it’s who is going to stop me."

— Ayn Rand.

143."Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness."

– Oprah Winfrey.

144.“I want to think again of dangerous and noble things. I want to be light and frolicsome. I want to be improbable, beautiful and afraid of nothing as though I had wings.”

— Mary Oliver.

145."She always had that about her, the sparkle in her eye, she was unshakeable and what made her so admirable was; her ability to shine bright when no one knew of her pain."

― Nikki Rowe.

146."You can't go back and I think that's the point of all to grow and grow until you don't want to anymore."

― Nikki Rowe.

147.“You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing, no one to blame.”

– Erica Jong.

148.“She's a gypsy girl living in a materialistic world, Unattached to most things but in love with life itself.”

― Nikki Rowe.

149.“Just dabbing pieces of my heart into things that make me shine, my little young simple life.”

― Nikki Rowe.

150."No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful."

–Eleanor Roosevelt.

151.“There is nothing more prestigious then a beautiful soul painting the world with his or her vibrant colors”

― Ms. Bonnie Zackson Koury.

152.“The most courageous thing anyone can do is to think for one’s self.”

–Coco Chanel.

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

– Eleanor Roosevelt.

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

– Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

155.“Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.”

– Rosalind Russell.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotesfor everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Wild Woman Quotes then why not take a look at Wonderwoman quotes, or free spirit quotes.

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Written by Monisha Kochhar

Bachelor of Arts Hons specializing in Modern Languages (French and Spanish)

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Monisha KochharBachelor of Arts Hons specializing in Modern Languages (French and Spanish)

A Modern Languages graduate from the University College London, Monisha with a passion for travel and exploring different cultures. She is fluent in French and Spanish and is currently learning Hindi. Monisha enjoys discovering new foods and is an avid sports fan, following soccer and Formula 1. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis and watching TV shows.

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