The International Women's Day 2015 will be celebrated on 8 March and the observance is an important UN initiative aimed at creating a day to reflect on the progress made by women as well as appreciate examples of courage and strength set by ordinary women in their countries.
The theme for the Women's day this year is "Empowering Women—Empowering Humanity: Picture It!". The theme "envisions a world where each woman and girl can exercise their choices, such as participating in politics, getting an education, having an income, and living in societies free from violence and discrimination" according to the official United Nations statement.
In order to celebrate the International Women's Day 2015, let us share the following inspiring quotes and sayings about women penned by great writer and that can be shared as wishes or greetings to all woman— courtesy websites such as Keep Inspiring me, Brainy Quote and Good Reads.
Women Quotes and Sayings
A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."--Eleanor Roosevelt
Women are made to be loved, not understood."--Oscar Wilde
Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants." --Coco Chanel
Women will never be as successful as men because they have no wives to advise them."--Dick Van Dyke
The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that all her hardships in life have had on her; but the strength of a woman is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow those hardships to dictate her and who she becomes." ― C. JoyBell C.
She was free in her wildness. She was a wanderess, a drop of free water. She belonged to no man and to no city" ― Roman Payne, The Wanderess
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."- Maya Angelou
The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race."- Susan B. Anthony
I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you." -- Oprah Winfrey
It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less."- Susan B. Anthony
A strong woman understands that the 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
A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform."- Diane Mariechild
Love is anterior to Life, Posterior to Death, Initial of Creation, and The Exponent of Earth."- Emily Dickinson
The question isn't who's going to let me; it's who is going to stop me."- Ayn Rand
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any."- Alice Walker
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it." -- Maya Angelou
Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses." -- Madame Marie du Deffand
The greatest gift to man is woman,
But the greatest gift to woman is herself." ― C.C. Campbell
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved. --B. R. Ambedkar
You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men."--Benjamin Disraeli