“The older I get, the more I see how women are described as having gone mad, when what they’ve actually become is knowledgeable and powerful, and fucking furious.” -Sophie Heawood
“So let us wage a glorious struggle against illiteracy, poverty and terrorism. poverty and terrorism. Let us pick up our books and our pens- they are out most powerful weapons.” – Malala Yousafzai
“We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly.” -Margaret Atwood
“Know what? Bitches get shit done.” -Tina Fey
“I feel like young girls are told this whole idea that they have to be this kind of princess and be all delicate and fragile and that’s bullshit.” – Emma Watson
“When you’ve worked hard, and done well, and walked through that doorway of opportunity.. you do not slam it shut behind you… you reach back, and you give other folks the same chances that helped you succeed.” – Michelle Obama
Q: Why do you write strong female characters?
A: Because you’re still asking me that question.
*Actual interview between Joss Whedon (creator of Buffy) and a “journalist”.
“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.” -Maya Angelou
“To all the little girls 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.” -Hillary Clinton
“I raise up my voice- not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard… we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.” – Malala Yousafzai