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16 quotes for Women's History Month to inspire you and your kids

From Kamala Harris to Dolly Parton, these women have plenty of inspiration to offer.
/ Source: TODAY

March is Women’s History Month, and there's no better time to celebrate the accomplishments of women. We’ve rounded up inspirational quotes about women’s empowerment from icons like legendary poet Maya Angelou and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, the first female to hold the position.

Share these 16 Women's History Month quotes with the women in your life and with your kids, and let your children know about the impact each of these women had on history.

Women's History Month Quotes - "Girls are capable of doing everything men are capable of doing. Sometimes they have more imagination than men. —Katherine Johnson
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"Girls are capable of doing everything men are capable of doing. Sometimes they have more imagination than men. —Katherine Johnson, one of the first Black women to work as a NASA mathematician

Women's History Month Quotes - "Find out who you are and do it on purpose." —Dolly Parton, American singer, songwriter and philanthropist
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"Find out who you are and do it on purpose." —Dolly Parton, American singer, songwriter and philanthropist

Women's HIstory Month Quotes - "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 us us are held back." —Malala Yousafzai
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"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 us us are held back." —Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Peace Prize recipient

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Women's History Month Quotes - "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." —Eleanor Roosevelt
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"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." —Eleanor Roosevelt, U.S. delegate to the United Nations General Assembly and former U.S. first lady

Women's History Month Quotes - "Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claming it, she stands up for all women." —Poet Maya Angelou
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"Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claming it, she stands up for all women." —Poet Maya Angelou

Women's History Month Quotes - "Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. It shouldn't be that women are the exception." —Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court justice
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"Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. It shouldn't be that women are the exception." —Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court justice

Women's History Month Quotes - "I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are lives are loved, and nurtured by people around them." —Michelle Obama
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"I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are lives are loved, and nurtured by people around them." —Michelle Obama, attorney, author and former U.S. first lady

Women's History Month Quotes - "Imagine how much happier we would be, how much freer to be our true individual selves, if we didn't have the weight of gender expectations." —Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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"Imagine how much happier we would be, how much freer to be our true individual selves, if we didn't have the weight of gender expectations." —Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning Nigerian-American author

Women's History Month Quotes - "Never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance in the world to pursue your dreams." —Hillary Clinton,
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"Never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance in the world to pursue your dreams." —Hillary Clinton, former U.S. Secretary of State, senator, presidential candidate and first lady

Women's History Month Quotes - "Dream with ambition, lead with conviction... And we will applaud you every step of the way."—Kamala Harris
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"Dream with ambition, lead with conviction... And we will applaud you every step of the way."—Kamala Harris, first female vice president of the United States

Women's History Month Quotes - "Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness." —Oprah Winfrey, talk show host and philanthropist
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"Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness." —Oprah Winfrey, talk show host and philanthropist

Women's History Month Quotes - "I didn't know what I wanted to do, but I always knew the woman I wanted to be." —Diane Von Furstenberg, Belgian fashion designer
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"I didn't know what I wanted to do, but I always knew the woman I wanted to be." —Diane Von Furstenberg, Belgian fashion designer

Women's History Month Quotes - "You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right." —Rosa Parks, American civil rights activist
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"You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right." —Rosa Parks, American civil rights activist best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott

Women's History Month Quotes - "A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman." —Melinda Gates, American philanthropist
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"A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman." —Melinda Gates, American philanthropist and a former general manager at Microsoft

Women's History Month Quotes - "My mother did not raise me to ask for permission to lead."  — Ayanna Pressley, U.S. Congresswoman
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"My mother did not raise me to ask for permission to lead." — Ayanna Pressley, U.S. Congresswoman and the first Black woman elected to the Boston City Council

Women's History Month Quotes - "For most of history, Anonymous was a woman." —Virginia Woolf, English writer
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"For most of history, Anonymous was a woman." —Virginia Woolf, English writer

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