31 Thoughts for Women’s Month

Happy Women’s Month! As we get ready to enjoy the month of giving thanks to all the women in South Africa and especially here at Thebe, we would like to share 31 inspirational thoughts and sayings about women and for women.

  1. “If women didn’t exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.” Aristotle
  2. “Women are always beautiful.” Ville Valo
  3. If life is a rainbow, women are all the different colours of it, and if life is dark, women are the light of hope.
  4. Every home, every heart, every feeling and every moment is incomplete without you. Only you can complete this world.
  5. “Look within. I always believe you have enough to start from where you are.” Tara Fela-Durotoye
  6. Believe in yourself – It’s the first step to success.
  7. Here’s to strong women. May we know them; may we be them; may we raise them.
  8. Girls compete with each other. Women empower each other.
  9. “I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.” Anne Frank.
  10. Exercise to the fit, not “skinny”. Eat to nourish your body. Ignore the haters, doubters and all the negative elements that are trying to keep you down. You are worth more than you realise.
  11. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” Mother Teresa
  12. “If you don’t like being a doormat then get off the floor.” Al Anon
  13. “To the wrongs that need resistance, to the right the needs assistance, to the future in the distance, give yourselves.” Carrie Chapman Catt
  14. “Forgiving is not forgetting. Forgiving is remembering without pain.” Celia Cruz
  15. “If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.” Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
  16. Courage is holding on to that one positive thought to cancel out the hundred negative ones.
  17. “I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail my ship.” Louisa May Alcott
  18. If it cost you your peace, it’s too expensive.
  19. “Power, to me, is the ability to make a change in a positive way.” Victoria Justice
  20. Nevertheless, she persisted.
  21. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” Estée Lauder
  22. Just because you take longer than others, does not mean you failed.
  23. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuild my life.” J.K. Rowling
  24. “Beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin. It’s about knowing who you are.” Ellen DeGeneres
  25. Let the fire inside you burn brighter than the fire around you – that’s how you survive.
  26. Don’t be a queen waiting on her king. Be a queen who is busy with her kingdom until her king arrives.
  27. “In order to move on, you must understand why you felt what you did and why you no longer need to feel it.” Mitch Albom
  28. If you have to force it, leave it. Relationships. Friendships. Yoga poses. Perfect ponytails. Just let it go.
  29. “The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind.” Caroline Myss
  30. Don’t you know yet? It’s your light that lights the world.
  31. “Kindness is not an act; it’s a lifestyle.” Anthony Douglas Williams