In the spirit of International Women's Day this Sunday 8th of March, we've put together a handful of some of the most inspiring females the world has seen. There was a huge amount of incredible women to choose from, so these below are just a small handful. We hope you draw inspiration from their quotes and perception on life.
"Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope."
Maya Angelou was an American author, poet, dancer, actress, and singer. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry and was credited with a list of plays.
"As you grow older, you will discover that you have one hand for helping yourself, and one hand for helping others."
"What is fundamentally beautiful is compassion, for yourself and for those around you"
Lupita Nyong'o is a Mexican-Kenyan actress and film director.
"Do something that scares you every day."
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American politician, diplomat, and activist. She was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from March 1933 to April 1945.
“Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light. Tragedy is the most ridiculous thing.”
Frida Kahlo de Rivera was a Mexican painter who is best known for her self-portraits.
"May God always keep us in this way, in peace, love and affection".
Cesaria Evora is one of the greatest African vocalists of all time and was a WFP Ambassador Against Hunger. She was known for appearing barefoot on stage in support of the poor of Cape Verde.