Inspirational Quotes for Black Women

When we teas by someone on our black body color, lots of nuisance thoughts come into our minds. These thoughts lose our confidence, and we got demotivated.

Here we have shared inspirational quotes for black women with you, which help you give the boost and direction to raise your confidence. You can also check out inspirational quotes for young black women from here; take a look below.

Inspirational Quotes for Black Women

Self-esteem means knowing you are the dream. – Oprah Winfrey

inspirational quotes for black women

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

I was built this way for a reason, so I’m going to use it. – Simone Biles

You are your best thing. – Toni Morrison

I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black; it means that I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect. – June Jordan

One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. – Michelle Obama

Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare. – Audre Lord

If we give our children sound self-love, they will be able to deal with whatever life puts before them. – Bell hooks

I need to see my own beauty and to continue to be reminded that I am enough, that I am worthy of love without effort, that I am beautiful, that the texture of my hair and that the shape of my curves, the size of my lips, the color of my skin, and the feelings that I have are all worthy and okay. – Tracee Ellis Ross

You’ve got to learn to leave the table when love’s no longer being served. – Nina Simone

We have so much coming in as sisters, when is our interior life ever put at the forefront? We constantly want to give to other people …

Too much of not caring for yourself is not a good thing. We’re bad at that as achievers. Self-care is a priority and we have to do it more. – Ava DuVernay

Even if it makes others uncomfortable, I will love who I am. – Janelle Monáe

inspirational quotes for black women

It was when I realized I needed to stop trying to be somebody else and be myself, I actually started to own, accept and love what I had. – Tracee Ellis Ross

Don’t settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had. We need to live the best that’s in us. – Angela Bassett

What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have. – Oprah Winfrey

If you prioritize yourself, you are going to save yourself. – Gabrielle Union

It is so liberating to really know what I want, what truly makes me happy, what I will not tolerate. I have learned that it is no one else’s job to take care of me but me. – Beyonce Knowles

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. – Maya Angelou

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. – Harriet Tubman

I did what my conscience told me to do, and you can’t fail if you do that. – Anita Hill

No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you. – Althea Gibson

It’s not the load that breaks you down; it’s the way you carry it. – Lena Horne

inspirational quotes for black women

I get angry about things, then go on and work. – Toni Morrison

When I dare to be powerful — to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid. – Audre Lorde

You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering, and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas. – Shirley Chisolm

I am deliberate and afraid of nothing. – Audre Lorde

Just because I have my standards, they think I’m a bitch. – Diana Ross

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou

I did my best, and God did the rest. – Hattie McDaniel

Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated. – Coretta Scott King

We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society. – Angela Davis

I am not going to die; I’m going home like a shooting star. – Sojourner Truth

inspirational quotes for black women

I really don’t think life is about the I-could-have-been. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don’t mind the failure, but I can’t imagine that I’d forgive myself if I didn’t try. – Nikki Giovanni

I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly. – Oprah Winfrey

Never work just for money or for power. They won’t save your soul or help you sleep at night. – Marian Wright Edelman

Always be smarter than the people who hire you. – Lena Horne

I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear. – Rosa Parks

It’s not about supplication; it’s about power. It’s not about asking, it’s about demanding. It’s not about convincing those who are currently in power, it’s about changing the very face of power itself. – Kimberle Williams Crenshaw

We can say “Peace on Earth.” We can sing about it, preach about it or pray about it, but if we have not internalized the mythology to make it happen inside us, then it will not be. – Betty Shabazz

Your willingness to look at your darkness is what empowers you to change. – Iyanla Vanzant

inspirational quotes for black women

Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. – Oprah Winfrey

Inspirational Quotes for Strong Black Woman

I’m convinced that we Black women possess a special indestructible strength that allows us to not only get down, but to get up, to get through, and to get over. – Janet Jackson

You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself. – Diana Ross

The important thing is to realize that no matter what people’s opinions may be, they’re only just that – people’s opinions. You have to believe in your heart what you know to be true about yourself. And let that be that. – Mary J Blige

A great figure or physique is nice, but it’s the self-confidence that makes someone really sexy. – Vivica A Fox

inspirational quotes for strong black woman

Don’t spend all of your time trying to be like someone else because you can never be them and they can never be you. – Raven Symone

God, make me so uncomfortable that I will do the very thing I fear. – Ruby Dee

Failure is a great teacher and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer. – Oprah Winfrey

You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you. – Maya Angelou

You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe.

inspirational quotes for strong black woman

The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within – strength, courage, dignity.

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

There’s so much creativity in brokenness. Brokeness will have you making it work.

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.

We are the women who marched from cotton fields into fields of medicine, entertainment, and the white house.

I am dripping melanin and honey. I am black without apology.

inspirational quotes for strong black woman

Inspirational Quotes for Young Black Women

Black Girl Magic is a rallying call of recognition. Embedded in every day is a magnificence that is so easy to miss because we’re so mired in the struggle and what society says we are. – Ava Duvernay

You can’t focus on the bad thing, you have to focus on getting through it. – Ciara

inspirational quotes for young black women

No black woman writer in this culture can write ‘too much.’ Indeed, no woman writer can write ‘too much’…No woman has ever written enough. – Bell hooks

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