One of the most popular inspirational quotes for women of any age comes from Eleanor Roosevelt: "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas is another good source for inspirational quotes: "Don't be afraid to speak up for yourself. Keep fighting for your dreams." On the subject of true beauty, actress Emma Stone stated, "I can't think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself."Continue Reading
Eleanor Roosevelt was one of American history's more outspoken and politically active first ladies. She was married to Franklin D. Roosevelt, who served as president of the United States from 1933 to 1945. Eleanor Roosevelt was actively involved in civil rights for women and minorities. She was the first First Lady to ever hold her own press conference. After her husband died in 1945, she continued to serve her country as a delegate to the United Nations General Assembly. Eleanor died of cancer in 1962.
Gabby Douglas is most well-known for her achievements at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, where she won two gold medals in the team and the individual all-around competitions. She is the first African-American in Olympic history to win the gold medal in the individual competition. Gabby is also the first American gymnast to earn gold in both categories at the same time.Learn more about Education