125 Girl Boss Quotes

In a world increasingly recognizing and appreciating the power of female leadership, the term Girl Boss has come to symbolize strength, resilience, and the indefatigable spirit of women in all walks of life. 

Women leaders, entrepreneurs, and creatives have shared their wisdom through the years, offering inspiring quotes that serve as beacons of motivation for women worldwide. 

Below, we delve into a collection of powerful Girl Boss quotes by notable women. These words aim to empower, encourage, and remind us of the remarkable capacity for achievement that lies within every woman.

Inspirational girl boss quotes:

1. Done is better than perfect. — Sheryl Sandberg

2. The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. — Ayn Rand

3. The most effective way to do it is to do it. — Amelia Earhart

4. The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves. — Barbara Corcoran

5. The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another. — Serena Williams

6. My best successes came on the heels of failures. — Barbara Corcoran

7. Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live. — Anne Sweeney

8. You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. — Maya Angelou

9. I never dreamed about success. I worked for it. — Estée Lauder

10. A strong woman looks a challenge in the eye and gives it a wink. — Gina Carey

11. I’d rather regret the risks that didn’t work out than the chances I didn’t take at all. — Simone Biles

12. I can and I will. Watch me. — Carrie Green

13. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. — Eleanor Roosevelt

14. Failure is not the opposite of success; it’s part of success. — Arianna Huffington

15. There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish. — Michelle Obama

16. We need to get women to the point where they aren’t apologizing. It’s time to take ownership in our success. — Tory Burch

17. Stop telling yourself you don’t know what to do. Yes, you do. Listen to your intuition and trust yourself. — Katherine Sullivan

18. Power’s not given to you. You have to take it. — Unknown 

19. If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is. — Unknown 

20. The more I talk about things that scare me, the less power they have. — Reese Witherspoon

21. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. — Eleanor Roosevelt

22. I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist. — Ginni Rometty

23. Do what you love, and success will follow. Passion is the fuel behind a successful career. — Meg Whitman

24. Find out who you are and do it on purpose. — Dolly Parton

25. Your value will be not what you know; it will be what you share. — Ginni Rometty

26. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make. — Jane Goodall

27. There is no force more powerful than a woman determined to rise. — W.E.B. Du Bois

28. She believed she could, so she did. — R.S. Grey

29. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. — Golda Meir

30. A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman. — Melinda Gates

31. Normal is not something to aspire to, it’s something to get away from. — Jodie Foster


Funny girl boss quotes:

32. Behind every successful woman is herself. – Anonymous

33. Be the kind of woman that makes other women want to up their game. – Unknown

34. I have to be successful because I like expensive things. – Unknown

35. Throw me to the wolves, and I’ll return leading the pack. – Unknown

36. Life is short. Make every hair flip count. – Unknown

37. My brain has too many tabs open. – Unknown

38. I’m not a shopaholic. I am helping the economy. – Unknown

39. Slay them with sweetness. – Unknown

40. Coffee in one hand, confidence in the other. – Unknown

41. Normal is boring. – Unknown

42. Here’s to strong women: May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them. – Unknown

43. I’m not arguing. I’m just explaining why I’m right. – Unknown

44. Sometimes, you just have to put on lip gloss and pretend to be psyched. – Mindy Kaling

45. You are either on my side, by my side, or in my way. Choose wisely. – Unknown

46. It’s okay to be a glowstick: Sometimes, we have to break before we shine. – Unknown

47. You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. – Maya Angelou

48. Life is too short for fake butter, cheese, or people. – Unknown

49. My favorite exercise is a cross between a lunge and a crunch… I call it lunch. – Unknown

50. Blessed are those who can laugh at themselves, for they shall never cease to be amused. – Unknown

51. Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. – Maya Angelou

52. Find out who you are and do it on purpose. – Dolly Parton

53. I figure if a girl wants to be a legend, she should go ahead and be one. – Calamity Jane

54. Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use. – Ruth Gordo

55. If you’re sad, add more lipstick and attack. – Coco Chanel

56. The only drama I enjoy is in my lashes. – Unknown

57. A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous. – Coco Chanel

58. You are gold, baby. Solid gold. – Unknown


Short girl boss quotes:

59. Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person. – Mother Teresa

60. Be the CEO your parents always wanted you to marry. – Unknown

61. Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. – Nora Ephron

62. You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are. – Melissa Etheridge

63. Buckle up, and know that it’s going to be a tremendous amount of work, but embrace it. – Tory Burch

64. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt

65. I can and I will. Watch me. – Carrie Green

66. She remembered who she was, and the game changed. – Lalah Deliah

67. Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own. – Michelle Obama

68. It’s not your job to be likable. It’s your job to be yourself. – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

69. The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. – Coco Chanel

70. I am always busy, which is perhaps the chief reason why I am always well. – Elizabeth Cady Stanton


Confidence girl boss quotes:

71. Dream big. Work hard. Make it happen. – Unknown

72. Embrace the uncertainty. Enjoy the beauty of becoming. – Unknown

73. Stay focused and extra sparkly. – Unknown

74. Create a life you can’t wait to wake up to. – Unknown

75. The key to success is to start before you are ready. – Unknown

76. Turn your wounds into wisdom. – Unknown

77. Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire. – Unknown

78. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts. – Unknown

79. A girl should be two things: who and what she wants. – Unknown

80. Your dreams don’t work unless you do. – Unknown

81. Slay your own dragons, princess. – Unknown

82. Do not wait for opportunity. Create it. – Unknown

83. Own your power. Own your dreams. Own your story. – Unknown

84. Make today so awesome that yesterday gets jealous. – Unknown

85. Don’t let anyone dull your sparkle. – Unknown

86. I am the designer of my own destiny. – Unknown

87. Confidence is not ‘they will like me.’ Confidence is ‘I’ll be fine if they don’t.’ – Unknown

88. Success doesn’t come from what you do occasionally. It comes from what you do consistently. Unknown

89. Rule your mind or it will rule you. – Unknown

90. Keep shining, beautiful one. The world needs your light. – Unknown

91. Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable. – Unknown

92. Girls with dreams become women with vision. – Unknown

93. The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. – Unknown

94. She builds others up because she knows what it’s like to be torn down. – Unknown

95. She turned her can’ts into cans and her dreams into plans. -Unknown

96. Breathe darling, this is just a chapter. It’s not your whole story. – Unknown

97. Make more moves and less announcements. – Unknown

98. Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. – Unknown

99. She is clothed in strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future. – Unknown

100. I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it. – Unknown

101. Life is tough, my darling, but so are you. – Unknown

102. Empowered women empower women. – Unknown


Hustle girl boss quotes:

103. Wake up, hustle, repeat. – Unknown

104. I didn’t come this far to only come this far. – Unknown

105. Outdream yourself. – Unknown

106. If you were looking for a sign, this is it. – Unknown

107. Building my empire, one coffee at a time. – Unknown

108. Making money moves. – Unknown

109. Prove them wrong. – Unknown

110. Stay humble. Hustle hard. – Unknown

111. Rise and grind. – Unknown

112. Girls just wanna have funds. – Unknown

113. She means business. – Unknown

114. Own your power. – Unknown

115. Hustle for the pretty things. – Unknown

116. Queens fix each other’s crowns. – Unknown

117. Success is the best revenge. – Unknown

118. Dream big. Hustle harder. – Unknown

119. Throw glitter in today’s face. – Unknown

120. Create your own sunshine. – Unknown

121. Lead with passion. – Unknown

122. If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. – Unknown

123. Boss lady in training. – Unknown

124. Mirror, mirror on the wall, I’ll always get up after I fall. And whether I run, walk or have to crawl, I’ll set my goals and achieve them all. – Unknown

125. Your potential is endless. – Unknown

126. Make every day a little less ordinary. – Unknown

127. Blessed with a restless mind and a brave heart. – Unknown


A Few Words

While these quotes may embody the girl boss mentality popularized in social media and entrepreneurial circles, they should be taken with a sense of self-awareness and an understanding of the complex realities of leadership and success.

Note: This article shares girl boss quotes shared on the internet. If there is any mistake, please comment, and if you know the names of unknown authors mentioned in this post, kindly let me know.

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