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Ten quotes from powerful women paving the way for the future generation of leaders.

1. Tina Fey

1. Tina Fey
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“You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.”

– Tina Fey

2. Daenerys Targaryen

2. Daenerys Targaryen
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“Woman? Is that meant to insult me? I would return the slap if I took you for a man.”

– Daenerys Targaryen, Game Of Thrones

3. Coco Chanel

3. Coco Chanel
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“Nature gives you the face you have at twenty. Life shapes the face you have at thirty. But at fifty you get the face you deserve.”

– Coco Chanel

Ten quotes from powerful women paving the way for the future generation of leaders.

4. Margaret Thatcher

4. Margaret Thatcher
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“Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.”

– Margaret Thatcher

5. Chrissie Hynde

5. Chrissie Hynde
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“Confidence is usually a bluff – if you’re lucky you might have it, but frankly nobody will know the difference.”

– Chrissie Hynde

6. Carrie Fisher

6. Carrie Fisher
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“If my life wasn’t funny it would just be true, and that is unacceptable.”

– Carrie Fisher

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Ten quotes from powerful women paving the way for the future generation of leaders.

7. Oprah Winfrey

7. Oprah Winfrey

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.”

– Oprah Winfrey

8. Dolly Parton

8. Dolly Parton
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“If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader”.

– Dolly Parton

9. Lady Gaga

9. Lady Gaga
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“Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.”

– Lady Gaga

Ten quotes from powerful women paving the way for the future generation of leaders.

10. Beyonce

10. Beyonce
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“We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead.”

– Beyonce

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