8 Uplifting Quotes From Women Empowering Women

It's never a bad time to flip through inspirational quotes from women whose words uplift others, and empower them to be the change they hope to one day see.

Click through the gallery above to read just a few motivating quotes from MAKERS like Madeleine Albright and Sandra Day O'Connor, to other influential women like Maya Angelou and Malala Yousafzai.

And remember: We are all in this together. 

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"We can learn to see each other and see ourselves in each other and recognize that human beings are more alike than we are unlike." —Maya Angelou Photo Credit: Getty Images

"Culture does not make people. People make culture. If it is true that the full humanity of women is not our culture, then we can and must make it our culture."  —Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Photo Credit: Getty Images

"We must raise both the ceiling and the floor." —Sheryl Sandberg Photo Credit: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

"It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent." —Madeleine Albright Photo Credit: REUTERS/Andrew Burton

"Every one of us has the power and obligation to be a champion for girls around the world." —Michelle Obama Photo Credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

"Even if I am a girl, even if people think I can't do it, I should not lose hope." —Malala Yousafzai Photo Credit: Michael Gottschalk/Photothek via Getty Images

"The destiny of the woman must be shaped to a large extent on her own conception of her spiritual imperative and her place in society." —Sandra Day O'Connor Photo Credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/GettyImages

"Human rights are women's rights and women's rights are human rights, once and for all." —Hillary Clinton Photo Credit: Getty Images