International Women’s Day celebrates women. The focus, however, isn’t on their achievements on a personal level but on their womanhood.
On this day, women from different nations, political background, culture, and economic status join together to promote awareness about their rights. They aim to break the stereotypes and the restrictions society has placed on them.
To join their cause and show appreciation to the awesome women in your life, here are the best Happy Women’s Day quotes and greetings you can send their way on this special day.
Happy Women’s Day Quotes
The history of all times and of today especially teaches that women will be forgotten if they forget to think about themselves. – Louise Otto
A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult. – Melinda Gates
I believe that it is as much a right and duty for women to do something with their lives as for men and we are not going to be satisfied with such frivolous parts as you give us. – Louisa May Alcott
Women are the real architects of society. – Harriet Beecher Stowe
What would men be without women? Scarce, sir, mighty scarce. – Mark Twain
A charming woman doesn’t follow the crowd. She is herself. – Loretta Young
Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission. – Eleanor Roosevelt
A lot of guys think the larger a woman’s breasts are, the less intelligent she is. I don’t think it works like that. I think it’s the opposite. I think the larger a woman’s breasts are, the less intelligent the men become. – Anita Wise
A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water. – Eleanor Roosevelt
In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change. – Hillary Clinton
One is not born a woman, one becomes one. – Simone de Beauvoir
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
Despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, I have not yet been able to answer the great question that has never been answered: What does a woman want? – Sigmund Freud
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. – Marilyn Monroe
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The trouble with some women is they get all excited about nothing and then they marry him. – Cher
A free race cannot be born of slave mothers. – Margaret Sanger
The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it. – Roseanne Barr
Women are made to be loved, not understood. – Oscar Wilde
Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men. – Joseph Conrad
If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. – Mother Teresa
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness. – Oprah Winfrey
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous. – Coco Chanel
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. – Judy Garland
The sadness of the women’s movement is that they don’t allow the necessity of love. See, I don’t personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.
Well-behaved women rarely make history. – Eleanor Roosevelt
Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuild my life. – J.K. Rowling
I love women. They’re the best thing ever created. If they want to be like men and come down to our level, that’s fine. – Mel Gibson
Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as outside. – Coco Chanel
I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. – Mother Teresa
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Women have served all these centuries as looking-glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of a man at twice its natural size. – Virginia Woolf
Beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin. It’s about knowing and accepting who you are. – Ellen Degeneres
Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own. – Michelle Obama
Some people think having large breasts makes a woman stupid. Actually, it’s quite the opposite: a woman having large breasts makes men stupid. – Rita Rudner
Elegance is the only beauty that never fades. – Audrey Hepburn
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Women are leaders everywhere you look — from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes. – Nancy Pelosi
Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world. – Hillary Rodham Clinton
There’s no evidence whatsoever that men are more rational than women. Both sexes seem to be equally irrational. – Albert Ellis
The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence. – Beyonce
God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I’ve ever met. – Farrah Fawcett
Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacity. – Mahatma Gandhi
Find something you’re passionate about and stay tremendously interested in it. – Julia Child
Never dull your shine for somebody else. – Tyra Banks
People think, at the end of the day, that a man is the only answer [to fulfillment]. Actually a job is better for me. – Princess Diana
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. – Marie Curie
Yes, I am a feminist, because I see all women as smart, gifted, and tough. – Zaha Hadid
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
Feminism is an entire world view or gestalt, not just a laundry list of women’s issues. – Charlotte Bunch
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
A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment. – Jane Austen
A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do. A woman must do what he can’t. – Rhonda Hansome
I don’t know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot. – Marilyn Monroe
I guess at the end of the day, all women like to be appreciated and treated with respect and kindness. – Sofia Vergara
When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another. – Helen Keller
I think a girl can do anything! She just needs to believe in herself. – Elvira Meliksetyan
A strong woman understands that gifts such as logic, decisiveness, and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all of her gifts. – Nancy Rathburn
I will not say that women have no character; rather, they have a new one every day. – Heinrich Heine
Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get. – Ingrid Bergman
Here’s all you have to know about men and women: women are crazy, men are stupid. And the main reason women are crazy is that men are stupid. – George Carlin
I am a Woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal Woman, that’s me. – Maya Angelou
You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. – Brigham Young
Don’t be the girl who fell. Be the girl who got back up. – Jenette Stanley
Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, “She doesn’t have what it takes.” They will say, “Women don’t have what it takes. – Clare Boothe Luc
Whatever you do, be different – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out. – Anita Roddick
You have what it takes to be a victorious, independent, fearless woman. – Tyra Banks
When you stumble, keep the faith. And when you’re knocked down, get right back up and never listen to anyone who says you can’t or shouldn’t go on. – Hillary Clinton
A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform. – Diane Mariechild
Women don’t want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think – in a deeper voice. – Bill Cosby
A woman’s guess is much more accurate than a man’s certainty. – Rudyard Kipling
For most of history, Anonymous was a woman. – Virginia Woolf
Some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all — in which case, you fail by default. – J.K. Rowling
What women need to do, instead of worrying about what we don’t have, is just love what we do have. – Cameron Diaz
Happy Women’s Day Messages and Wishes
I just wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all the things you do! Happy Women’s Day!
Sending you wishes to say you illuminate the world around me! Happy Women’s Day!
Wishing you a day that’s just like you… really special!
Wishing a very Happy Women’s Day to the most amazing women I know!
You can do almost anything you put your mind to. You can swim in the deepest ocean, climb the highest peak, be a doctor or fly a plane. You can face adversity and still walk tall. You are strong, beautiful, compassionate and much more than words could ever say! Today is yours and so is every day. Happy Women’s Day!
Feel special, unique, on top of the world. It’s your day!! Happy Women’s Day, my girl.
No matter from which angle I look at you, you appear to be an angel and Women’s Day is the perfect time to say: I am so lucky to have you in my life.
A beautiful woman, a great friend, and a wonderful mother. You are all of them to me and much more. I feel so lucky and proud to have a mom like you.
We may not be able to see each other or listen to each other often. But thoughts of you fill my heart with fond memories of the times we have spent together. Happy Women’s Day!
To the most wonderful person, I wish you a glorious day!
Through the years, I have shared so much with you, both bitter and sweet. You have been such a comfort to me, helping me in every way, and all I wanna say today is Happy Women’s Day!
Often, we leave our appreciation unspoken! Today, we all say Happy Women’s Day!
To my special partner who works 24 hours a day, every day of each year, I just want to say that I appreciate you every second of every day. Happy Women’s Day!
Thanks for making home the loveliest place on Earth. Happy Women’s Day!
A wonderful person and a great friend. It’s a blessing to have both of them in you! A very Happy Women’s Day to you!
This is just my way of saying that you are a very special woman in my life! Thanks!
For all the times you’ve brought a smile and made my days seem brighter. For sharing ups and downs with me and making my burdens lighter. For doing the caring things that make a special friend. Your friendship is a joy. I wish it never ends! Happy Women’s Day!
My world is beautiful because of you and I wish to spend the rest of my life loving you. I love you forever!
Holding your hands, feeling the warmth of our togetherness, sharing sweet secrets of love. Sweetheart, with you every moment seems like an everlasting dream. I love you!
If you could see it from my eyes, you would know you are one gem of a woman!
On this special day, celebrate life. Take a break from your busy schedule. Let your hair down, have fun and do what your heart says. Today is your day. Have a great Women’s Day!
You’ll always be my inspiration for uncommon strength, love, and commitment. Happy Women’s Day.
As I watch the shooting stars flash across the sky, I thank them once again for having you in my life! I love you, sweetheart!
You are as sweet inside as out. I hope your day is as sweet as you are! Happy Women’s Day!
Every home, every heart, every feeling, every moment of happiness is incomplete without you. Only you can complete this world. Happy Women’s Day!
Don’t forget to greet all the fascinating women you know with your favorite Happy Women’s Day quotes. Show how much you appreciate them on their special day!