With International Women’s Day approaching, it’s a good time to reflect on the last few years for women. Although there have been lots of highs and lows, positive steps towards gender equality are being made all the time. After all the future is female (and if you doubt it, have a read of what National Geographic have to say! International Women’s Day is also a good time to celebrate the females in your life, whether that’s your family, friends, fellow students, colleagues that make you happy, empowered and always have your back etc. So, mark down the 8th of March on your calendar, so you can send these quotes to your besties and wish them a Happy International Women’s Day.

Happy Women’s Day Quotes To Send To Your Besties

1. “Every woman’s success should be an inspiration to another. We’re strongest when we cheer each other on.” – Serena Williams

2. “Girls should never be afraid to be smart.” – Emma Watson

3. “There’s something so special about a woman who dominates in a man’s world. It takes a certain grace, strength, intelligence, fearlessness and the nerve to never take no as an answer.” – Rihanna

4. “Spring and women have much in common. They are both about flowering, revival, inspiration and beauty.”

5. “I want women to encourage women to embrace their own uniqueness. Because just like a rose is beautiful, so is a sunflower, so is a peony. I mean, all flowers are beautiful in their own way, and that’s like women too.” – Miranda Kerr

Happy Women’s Day Quotes To Send To Your Besties

6. “A charming woman doesn’t follow the crowd. She is herself.” – Loretta Young

7. “A woman is like a teabag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.” – Elenor Roosevelt

8. “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” – Malala Yousafzai

9. “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving a new one.” – Dolly Parton

10. “Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” – Nora Ephron

Happy Women’s Day Quotes To Send To Your Besties

11. “Women, like men, should try the impossible. And when they fail their failure should be a challenge for others.” – Amelia Earhart

12. “Power’s not given to you. You have to take it.” – Beyoncé Knowles Carter

13. “Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.” – Janis Joplin

14. “I do not wish for women to have power over men; but over themselves.” – Mary Shelley

15. “A girl should be two things: Who and what she wants.” – Coco Chanel

Happy Women’s Day Quotes To Send To Your Besties

16. “I am grateful to be a woman. I must have done something great in another life.” – Maya Angelou

17. “How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants rather than to create it herself.” –Anais Nin

18. “A feminist is any woman who tells the truth about her life.” –Virginia Woolf

19. “The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me.” –Ayn Rand

20. “What’s the greatest lesson a woman should learn? That since day one, she’s already had everything she needs within herself. It’s the world that convinced her she did not.” –Rupi Kaur

Happy Women’s Day Quotes To Send To Your Besties

21. “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” –Michelle Obama

22. “It’s okay if you fall down and lose your spark. Just make sure that when you get back up, you rise as the whole damn fire.” –Colette Warden

23. “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” –Katherine Hepburn

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

25. “Feminism is not just about women; it’s about letting all people lead fuller lives.” –Jane Fonda

Make sure to save these Happy Women’s Day quotes to send out on the 8th of March! Are you looking forward to International Women’s Day? Here’s our list of women who you should be celebrating from all over the UK.