Happy International Women’s Day | Uplifting Quotes

Happy International Women's Day! Appointfix

If you’re a small business owner using Appointfix for managing your appointments, you’re probably a talented individual, a very hard working professional in the beauty, health & fitness or other industry – a woman that deserves tons of respect and loads of flowers, chocolate and compliments. This post is for you in the form of sweet little quotes to inspire you and some to make you laugh today, on your special day.

International Women’s Day is celebrated around the globe on March 8th each year – which is TODAY. For all the great women out there, please remember today and every single day that you are STRONG, BEAUTIFUL, INTELLIGENT, PRECIOUS and LOVED. You are a treasure and this world is a more beautiful place because you exist in it! You bring beauty, intelligence, joy, love, wisdom, emotion and a million wonderful qualities to the table.

If you’re reading this and you’d like to honor the women in your life – your wife, daughter, mother, sister, aunt, friend, coworker, relative, etc. here are some quotes you can text them to inspire them and express they mean so much to you. Some quotes are funny, but all are uplifting in a way or another.

“After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world.” Christian Dior

“Women in particular need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we’re scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don’t have a lot of time to take care of ourselves. We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.” Michelle Obama

“It’s always wonderful to get to know women, with the mystery and the joy and the depth. If you can make a woman laugh, you’re seeing the most beautiful thing on God’s Earth.” Keanu Reeves

“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” Margaret Thatcher

“I want 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

“While physics and mathematics may tell us how the universe began, they are not much use in predicting human behavior because there are far too many equations to solve. I’m no better than anyone else at understanding what makes people tick, particularly women.” Stephen Hawking

“Every man needs a woman when his life is a mess, because just like the game of chess – it’s the queen who protects the king.” Unknown

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

“I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity.” Michelle Obama

“We realise the importance of our voice when we are silenced.” Malala Yousafzai

“Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.” Hillary Clinton

“Neither man nor woman is perfect or complete without the other. Thus, no marriage or family, no ward or stake is likely to reach its full potential until husbands and wives, mothers and fathers, men and women work together in unity of purpose, respecting and relying upon each other’s strengths.” Sheri L. Dew

“There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.” Chris Rock

“Wolves and women are relational by nature, inquiring, possessed of great endurance and strength. They are deeply intuitive, intensely concerned with their young, their mate and their pack. Yet both have been hounded, harassed and falsely imputed to be devouring and devious, overly aggressive, of less value than those who are their detractors.” Clarissa Pinkola Estes

“The qualities I most admire in women are confidence and kindness.” Oscar de la Renta

“Any time women come together with a collective intention, it’s a powerful thing. Whether it’s sitting down making a quilt, in a kitchen preparing a meal, in a club reading the same book, or around the table playing cards, or planning a birthday party, when women come together with a collective intention, magic happens.” Phylicia Rashad

“I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men; they are far superior and always have been.” William Golding

“I love women, but I feel like you can’t trust some of them. Some of them are liars, you know? Like I was in the park and I met this girl, she was cute and she had a dog. And I went up to her, we started talking. She told me her dog’s name. Then I said, ‘Does he bite?’ She said, ‘No.’ And I said, ‘Oh yeah? Then how does he eat?’ Liar.” Demetri Martin

“There’s three things men always talk about – women, sports, and cars.” Mario Lopez

“What I’ve never understood is why some women use plastic surgery to make themselves more attractive to men. The most beautiful woman is someone who’s happy and is always smiling.” Irina Shayk

“Motherhood is a great honor and privilege, yet it is also synonymous with servanthood. Every day women are called upon to selflessly meet the needs of their families. Whether they are awake at night nursing a baby, spending their time and money on less-than-grateful teenagers, or preparing meals, moms continuously put others before themselves.” Charles Stanley

“If you look back in history of the women who are most memorable and most stylish, they were never the followers of fashion. They were the ones who were unique in their style, breakers of the rules. They were authentic, genuine, original. They were not following the trends.” Nina Garcia

“If women ran the world we wouldn’t have wars, just intense negotiations every 28 days.” Robin Williams

“It is a holy blessing to be born with the exquisite qualities of a daughter of God. Women of God, both old and young, are spiritual and sensitive, tender and gentle. They have a kind, nurturing nature.” Margaret D. Nadauld

“We as women, we have to understand that we know more, just even instinctively, than we think we do.” Michelle Obama

“The higher the better. It’s more about an attitude. High heels empower women in a way.” Christian Louboutin

“I want to tell women that you need to love yourself and make yourself a priority. It’s only when you are happy yourself, can you make everyone else around you happy. I am still a dreamer and still believe in fairy tales, but there is only that much one should give another person. You need to keep something for yourself.” Bipasha Basu

“I think older women still have a full life.” Betty White

“As a woman leader, I thought I brought a different kind of leadership. I was interested in women’s issues, in bringing down the population growth rate… as a woman, I entered politics with an additional dimension – that of a mother.” Benazir Bhutto

“I have spent a lifetime trying to share what it has meant to be a woman first in the world of sports so that other young women have a chance to reach their dreams.” Wilma Rudolph

“Women are our most miraculous muse, an enchanted intangibility that encourages all art.” Cee Lo Green

“Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today’s world do not have.” Ronald Reagan

“I was raised by strong women, and that DNA is in my daughter and wife.” Dwayne Johnson

“I don’t know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot.” Marilyn Monroe

“I didn’t want to let women down. One of the stereotypes I see breaking is the idea of aging and older women not being beautiful.” Annie Leibovitz

“For Jesus, there are no countries to be conquered, no ideologies to be imposed, no people to be dominated. There are only children, women and men to be loved.” Henri Nouwen

“I don’t like to use the words ‘real women,’ honestly. I like to use the word ‘woman.’ And I say that because there are so many women out there who are naturally thin or are naturally curvy, and I think when we start putting a label on the type of woman, it gets misconstrued and starts to offend people.” Ashley Graham

“Women absolutely deserve respect.” Aretha Franklin

“Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love.” Washington Irving

“When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom.” John Gray

“Boxing is the most beautiful thing after women.” Canelo Alvarez

“Scripture is filled with examples of men and women whom God used late in life, often with great impact – men and women who refused to use old age as an excuse to ignore what God wanted them to do.” Billy Graham

“If you want to be a woman in power, then empower other women.” Nina Shaw

“I think women have a unique talent for being able to see the forest and the trees at the same time.” Bozoma Saint John

“I like intelligent women. When you go out, it shouldn’t be a staring contest.” Frank Sinatra

“I think beauty is not just about what we put on our heads or on our faces or what we wear: it’s deeper than that, and if we can celebrate that, celebrate the women, not just the superficiality… I think it would be really gorgeous.” Alek Wek

“I demanded more rights for women because I know what women had to put up with.” Evita Peron

“I don’t believe in being a size 0. I don’t believe in starving. Women should totally embrace their curves.” Priyanka Chopra

“Through my travels, I find inspiration in street style and how young women create their individual looks and identity.” Maria Sharapova

“After about 20 years of marriage, I’m finally starting to scratch the surface of what women want. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate.” Mel Gibson

“If we do not lift up women and families, everyone will fall short.” Kamala Harris

“Whether women are better than men I cannot say – but I can say they are certainly no worse.” Golda Meir

“Most women find a man with good manners sexy.” Candice Swanepoel

“Other women looked on me as a rival. And it pained me a great deal.” Grace Kelly

“Emancipation of women has made them lose their mystery.” Grace Kelly

“I want people to live to their full potential, not to hold themselves back because of insecurities, and especially not women. I see too much of that.” Amy Schumer

“Looks are temporary and don’t mirror what’s inside. And usually, a great looking man is so vain. Maybe most good-looking women are too. I hope I’m not!” Dorothy Stratten

And probably my favorite of the list:

“I think women are amazing for being able to show what they feel. I admire women who do. I think it’s a mistake when women cover their emotions to look tough. I say let’s own who we are and use it as a strength.” Gal Gadot

Here’s more info if you’d like to learn about the origins of Women’s Day. And whatever you might be going through today, please always remember that you are so precious, beautiful and important. You are fearfully and wonderfully made, set apart and unique.

This world is a better place because you’re in it! Happy Women’s Day today and every day! 🙂

Emilia is Marketing Director at Appointfix, an app helping professionals and small businesses easily schedule appointments and reduce client no-shows using automated text reminders. Feel free to drop her an email at emilia.pustan@appointfix.com.