201 Best Inspirational Quotes For Girls

Inspirational quotes have the power to uplift and motivate people, regardless of their age or gender. Girls, in particular, often face unique challenges and obstacles as they navigate through life. Inspirational quotes can provide them with the strength and encouragement they need to overcome these challenges and pursue their dreams. Whether it’s about self-love, confidence, or perseverance, there are countless quotes out there that can inspire and empower young girls to be the best versions of themselves. In this article, we will explore some of the most impactful and inspiring quotes that can motivate girls to follow their passions and achieve their goals.

  1. “For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” Audrey Hepburn
  2. “My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.” – Ruth Bader Ginsberg, second female justice appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court
  3. “You are beautiful just the way you are.”
  4. “Tremendous amounts of talent are being lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt.” – Shirley Chisholm, first African-American woman elected to U.S. Congress
  5. “A real girl isn’t perfect, and a perfect girl isn’t real.” Harry Styles
  6. “A girl should not expect special privileges because of her sex but neither should she adjust to prejudice and discrimination.” – Betty Friedan, writer and activist credited with sparking 20th-century wave of feminism
  7. “Beauty comes in all sizes.”
  8. “I raise up my voice—not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard… We cannot succeed when half of us are held back.” – Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate
  9. “A pretty girl is like a melody that haunts you night and day.” Irving Berlin
  10. “At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can.” – Frida Kahlo, 20th-century Mexican painter
  11. “You are beautiful because of the light you carry inside you. You are beautiful because you say you are, and you hold yourself that way.” Mary Lambert
  12. “I really think a champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fall.” – Serena Williams
  13. “Confidence is the most beautiful thing a girl can wear.”
  14. “Have no fear of perfection; you’ll never reach it.” – Marie Curie, chemist who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize.
  15. “Adornment, what a science! Beauty, what a weapon! Modesty, what elegance!”  Coco Chanel
  16. “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” – Oprah Winfrey, media mogul and North America’s first black multi-billionaire
  17. “Spend less time in the mirror and more time feeling wonderful.” Frederic Fekkai
  18. “I’ve had to learn to fight all my life – got to learn to keep smiling. If you smile, things will work out.” – Serena Williams
  19. “Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.” Kahlil Gibran
  20. “Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light.” – Frida Kahlo
  21. “Beauty is only skin deep. I think what’s really important is finding a balance of mind, body, and spirit.” Jennifer Lopez
  22. “You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.” – Indira Gandhi, first female Prime Minister of India
  23. “Happiness and confidence are the prettiest things you can wear.” Taylor Swift
  24. “Chin up, princess.”
  25. “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, American civil rights activist
  26. “Smile is the most beautiful curve on a girl’s body.”
  27. “Don’t ever make decisions based on fear. Make decisions based on hope and possibility. Make decisions based on what should happen, not what shouldn’t.” – Michelle Obama, former U.S. First Lady
  28. “You can see it in her eyes when she is a mess of gorgeous chaos.”
  29. “I don’t have a feeling of inferiority. Never had. I’m as good as anybody, but no better.” – Katherine Johnson
  30. “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” Coco Chanel
  31. “You can show more of the reality of yourself instead of hiding behind a mask for fear of revealing too much.” – Betty Friedan
  32. “The essence of beauty lies in the glow.”
  33. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, former U.S. First Lady and U.S. Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly
  34. “No beauty shines brighter than that of a good heart.”
  35. “If you’re always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” – Maya Angelou, Pulitzer-prize nominated poet
  36. “Beauty is the flower of virtue.” John Ray
  37. “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
  38. “We should be beautiful in our own way.”
  39. “I was a person with dignity and self-respect, and I should not set my sights lower than anybody else just because I was black.” – Rosa Parks
  40. “Beauty has a lot to do with character.” Kevyn Aucoin
  41. “There’s power in allowing yourself to be known and heard, in owning your unique story, in using your authentic voice.” – Michelle Obama
  42. “One should learn to be comfortable in one’s own skin to feel and look beautiful.”
  43. “Pursuing peace means rising above one’s own wants, needs, and emotions.” – Benazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister of Pakistan
  44. “Beauty gets the attention, but personality captures the heart.” Marilyn Monroe
  45. “We’re all water from different rivers, that’s why it’s so easy to meet; we’re all water in this vast, vast ocean, someday we’ll evaporate together.” – Yoko Ono, performance artist and peace activist
  46. “Darling, you are magic, and so is your beauty.”
  47. “Tolerance and compassion are active, not passive states, born of the capacity to listen, to observe and to respect others.” – Indira Gandhi
  48. “To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” Thich Nhat Hanh
  49. “Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  50. “It’s that heart of gold and stardust soul that makes you beautiful.” R.M.Broderick
  51. “Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don’t believe is right.” – Jane Goodall, world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees and environmental activist
  52. “Hey gorgeous, you were chosen to pursue hard things in life. So believe in yourself.”
  53. “You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.” – Shirley Chisholm
  54. “She’s a tornado with pretty eyes and a beautiful heart.”
  55. “Social change is brought about by those who dare and act, who can think unconventionally and who can court unpopularity.” – Indira Gandhi
  56. “Beauty can be bold or natural, but it always has to be in harmony with the individual.” Danny Sanz
  57. “We are here, not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers.” – Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the UK suffragette movement
  58. “Beauty is not flawless. It makes you shine even through your flaws.”
  59. “Do what you feel in your heart to be right–for you’ll be criticised anyway.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  60. “Your rules should dictate your style.”
  61. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou
  62. “Real beauty is to be true to oneself.” Laetitia Casta
  63. “Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  64. “You have a pretty vibe in your aura.”
  65. “Technique and ability alone do not get you to the top; it is the willpower that is most important.” – Junko Tabei, first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest
  66. “Your smile is a work of art.”
  67. “Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  68. “Girl, you are nothing less than fireworks.”
  69. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act. The rest is merely tenacity.” – Amelia Earhart
  70. “Beauty is all about being the best possible version of yourself, both inside and out.”
  71. “I’ve learned that making a ‘living’ is not the same as ‘making a life.’” – Maya Angelou
  72. “Your smile is a work of art.”
  73. “Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own.” – Michelle Obama
  74. “Girl, you are nothing less than fireworks.”
  75. “Passion is the log that keeps the fire of purpose blazing.” – Oprah Winfrey
  76. “Beauty is all about being the best possible version of yourself, both inside and out.”
  77. “I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life—and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.” – Georgia O’Keeffe, painter often recognized as the “Mother of American modernism”
  78. “Beauty is whatever gives joy.” Edna St. Vincent Millay
  79. “Ageing is not “lost youth” but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” – Betty Friedan
  80. “Be you, everyone else is taken.”
  81. “Some people are old at 18 and some are young at 90. Time is a concept that humans created.” – Yoko Ono
  82. “The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.” Francis Bacon
  83. The next decade cannot be a decade of confrontation and contention. It cannot be East vs. West. It cannot be men vs. women. It cannot be Islam vs. Christianity. That is what the enemies of dialogue want.” – Benazir Bhutto
  84. “Girl, you are the epitome of elegance and beauty.”
  85. “The greatest danger to our future is apathy.” – Jane Goodall
  86. “The difference between pretty and beautiful is — pretty is temporal, whereas beautiful is eternal.” Miss Piggy
  87. “Every moment wasted looking back keeps us from moving forward…In this world and the world of tomorrow, we must go forward together or not at all.” – Hillary Clinton
  88. “Courageous girls are gorgeous.”
  89. “Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.” – Malala Yousafzai
  90. “Just because you want to be glamorous, don’t be a sheep about your eye makeup.” Loretta Young
  91. “Lean in, speak out, have a voice in your organisation, and never use the word, ‘sorry’.” ―Trish Bertuzzi
  92. “Girl, you are the creator of your own reality.”
  93. “The most successful entrepreneurs I know are optimistic. It’s part of the job description.” ― Caterina Fake
  94. “When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful girl is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power is in vain to resist.” Akhenaton
  95. “You will be defined not just by what you achieve, but by how you survive.”―Sheryl Sandberg
  96. “Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without it.” Christian Dior
  97. “Trying to do it all and expecting it all can be done exactly right is a recipe for disappointment. Perfection is the enemy.” ― Sheryl Sandberg
  98. “Every day can be a good hair day if you don’t give a damn about it.”
  99. “Growth and comfort do not coexist.” ― Ginni Rometty
  100. “One beautiful heart is better than a thousand beautiful faces.” Mariane Corbito
  101. “Stay true to yourself and your vision. Don’t let any one person’s opinion move you; listen, but be confident.”―Amanda Kahlow
  102. “A girl’s greatest asset is not her pretty face but her beautiful heart.”
  103. “Be an amateur. Not everything you do has to be good, especially at first.”― Ann Handley
  104. “Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
  105. “Your value will be not what you know; it will be what you share.”― Ginni Rometty
  106. “There is no smiling face in this world that is not beautiful.”
  107. “Stick to your true north― build greatness for the long term.”―Ruth Porat
  108. “Healthy emotions come in all sizes. Healthy minds come in all sizes. And healthy bodies come in all sizes.” Cheri K. Erdman
  109. “Building a brand means knowing your story and building and sharing that story”—Tamara McCleary
  110. “I don’t like standard beauty, there is no beauty without strangeness.” Karl Lagerfield
  111. “Do what you love and success will follow. Passion is the fuel behind a successful career.”―Meg Whitman
  112. “You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.” Amy Bloom
  113. “I like to say it’s an attitude of not just thinking outside the box, but not even seeing the box.”― Safra A. Catz
  114. “There is no exquisite beauty without some strangeness in the proportion.” Edgar Allan Poe
  115. Beautiful people are not always good, but good people are always beautiful.” —Imam Ali
  116. “You are beautiful and perfect and lovely HOWEVER you are.” Ariana Grande
  117. “Simplicity is the key to a beautiful soul.”
  118. “You have to be authentic, you have to be true, and you have to believe in your heart.” – Howard Schultz
  119. “Beauty is power, and makeup is something that really enhances that; it’s a woman’s secret.” Charlotte Tilbury
  120. “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of someone else.” – Judy Garland
  121. “Inner beauty should be the most important part of improving one’s self.” Priscilla Presley
  122. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – E.E Cummings.
  123. “Lashes speak louder than words.”
  124. “The people who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs.
  125. “Real beauty isn’t about symmetry or weight or makeup: it’s about looking life right in the face and seeing all its magnificence reflected in your own.” Valerie Monroe
  126. “You must always have faith in people. And most importantly, you must always have faith in yourself.” -Elle Woods, Legally Blonde
  127. “Hey princess, always wear your invisible crown.”
  128. “Never dull your shine for somebody else.” – Tyra Banks.
  129. “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Leonardo da Vinci
  130. “You will always pass failure on your way to success.”– Mickey Rooney
  131. “Tangled hair looks pretty on you.”
  132. “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.” – Robin Williams
  133. “The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.” P.C. Cast, Betrayed
  134. Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”- William James
  135. “Happiness is always in vogue.”
  136. Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.”- Hellen Keller
  137. “Spread the sparkle that lies within you.”
  138. “Always admit when you’re wrong. You’ll save thousands in therapy… and a few friendships too.”- Harvey Fierstein
  139. “People often say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realising you are the beholder.” Salma Hayek
  140. “Take care not to listen to anyone who tells you what you can and can’t be in life.” – Meg Medina
  141. “Don’t let anyone dim the light that shines from within you.”
  142. “If you don’t believe in yourself, why is anyone else going to believe in you.” – Tom Brady
  143. “Eat diamonds for breakfast and shine all day.”
  144. The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday.” – Matty Mullins
  145. “Better to be strong than pretty and useless.” Lilith Saintcrow
  146. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” -Aristotle
  147. “Some girls are just born with glitter in their veins.” Paris Hilton
  148. “Love yourself. Forgive yourself. Be true to yourself. Because how you treat yourself sets the standard for how others treat you.” – Steve Maraboli
  149. “Girls glow in their own light.”
  150. Make a list of all the things you love about yourself- both inside and out!
  151. “The strongest action a girl can ever take is to be herself.”
  152. When you have self-doubting thoughts, counter them with positive affirmations.
  153. “To all the girls that think you’re fat because you’re not a size zero, you’re the beautiful one, it’s society who’s ugly.” Marilyn Monroe
  154. For example, if you’re thinking “I’m not good enough,” tell yourself “I am worthy and deserving of good things.”
  155. “Make heads turn with your beauty and style.”
  156. Just as you would with a friend, treat yourself with compassion and understanding. Cut yourself some slack if you make a mistake- we all do!
  157. “Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.” Mae Jemison
  158. Spend time with people who make you feel good about yourself and help build you up.
  159. “Classy and bossy.”
  160. it’s time to stop scrolling through social media comparing yourself to others and start living your best life!
  161. “That’s the thing about inner beauty: unlike physical beauty, which grabs the spotlight on itself, inner beauty shines on everyone, catching them, holding them in its embrace, making them more beautiful.” Anonymous
  162. Eating healthy, exercising, and getting enough sleep are all important for maintaining your mental health
  163. “Pretty girls are made of grit and grace.”
  164. “If you’re presenting yourself with confidence, you can pull off pretty much anything.” –Katy Perry
  165. “From the tips of your toes to the depths of your soul, darling you are so beautiful.”
  166. “Don’t worry about fitting in when you’re custom made.” -Drake
  167. “Be a girl with a mind, a woman with attitude, and a lady with class.”
  168. “You can be anything or anyone you want, just act like it.” -Lucille Ball
  169. “Your eyes are the brightest things I have ever seen, maybe even brighter than the stars above.”
  170. “I am not handsome or beautiful, but I am me.” -Tyra Banks
  171. “The world is full of beautiful things, just like you.” Trudy Vesotsky
  172. “If you believe in yourself, anything is possible.” -Miley Cyrus
  173. “True beauty lies deep within. No matter what you look like on the outside, if you know you are beautiful, nothing can change that.” Amy Davis
  174. “The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.” -Blake Livel
  175. “When you spend your days doing what fulfils you, you are attractive.” Thomas J. Leonard
  176. “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” -Marilyn Monroe
  177. “When a girl has gone through the journey of finding and pursuing her most authentic self, and shares that gift, for me, that’s beautiful.” Geena Rocero
  178. “Be brave and be patient. Have faith in yourself; trust in the significance of your life and the purpose of your passion.” -Jillian Michaels
  179. “Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.”
  180. “When you accept your flaws, no one can use them against you.” -Tyra Banks
  181. “No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.” Eleanor Roosevelt
  182. The most alluring thing you can have is your confidence.” -Beyonce
  183. “Beauty is the illumination of your soul.” John O’Donohue
  184. “Strong women don’t have attitudes; they have standards.” -Marilyn Monroe
  185. “It is not fancy hair, gold jewellery, or fine clothes that should make you beautiful. No, your beauty should come from within you – the beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit. This beauty will never disappear, and it is worth very much to God.” Peter 3:3-4, Holy Bible: KJV
  186. “Only make decisions that support your self-image, self-esteem, and self-worth.” -Oprah Winfrey
  187. “I don’t do fashion. I am fashionable.” Coco Chanel
  188. “Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone telling you who you are.” – Beyoncé
  189. “You don’t have to be beautiful to be wildly attractive.” Diana Vreeland
  190. “If you fake confidence long enough, it becomes real.” – Amy Poehler
  191. “Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.” H. G. Wells
  192. “Power Isn’t given to you. You have to take it.” – Beyoncé Knowles
  193. “True beauty is when someone radiates that they like themselves.” Aimee Mullins
  194. “Embrace messy hair and a freckled face.”
  195. “Don’t push your weakness, play with your strengths.” -Jennifer Lopez
  196. “The beauty of a girl is not in a facial mole, but true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows.” Audrey Hepburn
  197. “I have confidence about my life that comes from standing tall on my own two feet.” – Jane Fonda
  198. “Beauty is not about the fairest skin, it’s about the purest heart.” Anonymous
  199. “Everything you want to be, you already are. You’re simply on the path to discovering it.” -Alicia Key
  200. “Confidence is not ‘I hope they will like me.’ Confidence is ‘I’ll be fine if they don’t.’” -Christina Grimmie
  201. “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” -Oscar Wilde


In conclusion, inspiring girls is important for building a generation of empowered and confident women who can make a difference in the world. By using inspiring quotes, girls can learn valuable life lessons and gain a positive perspective on life. The quotes highlighted in this article are just a few examples of the many empowering and uplifting messages that can help girls build their self-esteem and belief in their abilities. Whether it’s about overcoming challenges, pursuing their dreams, or embracing their unique qualities, these quotes can encourage girls to embrace their individuality and achieve their goals with determination and resilience.

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