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11 Empowering quotes from classic movie stars

Copywriter by day, blogger by night, I'm a reserved thinker and lover of language with a perpetual passion for Old Hollywood.

From Audrey Hepburn to Liz Taylor, these stars had wisdom every woman should live by

Who doesn’t love a little daily inspiration and motivation? I know sometimes it’s just what I need to brighten my day, change my outlook on a certain situation or simply focus myself on being grateful and feeling content.

Some of my favorite quotes come from Hollywood’s original leading ladies. Although they gave us many memorable lines on-screen, it’s their noteworthy words from behind the camera that encourage me most. More than just icons of beauty and glamor, they had some important things to say about life, love and happiness. And most important, the happiness you find within yourself.

Timeless wisdom that every woman should live by, their personal insights leave an empowering impact that will uplift you.

From Audrey Hepburn to Liz Taylor, these stars had wisdom every woman should live by

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1. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”

— Lucille Ball

From Audrey Hepburn to Liz Taylor, these stars had wisdom every woman should live by

2.  “Be yourself. The world worships the original.”

— Ingrid Bergman

From Audrey Hepburn to Liz Taylor, these stars had wisdom every woman should live by

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3. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!”

— Audrey Hepburn

From Audrey Hepburn to Liz Taylor, these stars had wisdom every woman should live by

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4. “Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.”

— Sophia Loren

From Audrey Hepburn to Liz Taylor, these stars had wisdom every woman should live by

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5. “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.”

— Judy Garland

From Audrey Hepburn to Liz Taylor, these stars had wisdom every woman should live by

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6. “I never say 'never' and I never say 'always'.”

— Grace Kelly

From Audrey Hepburn to Liz Taylor, these stars had wisdom every woman should live by

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7. “Taking joy in life is a woman’s best cosmetic.”

— Rosalind Russell

From Audrey Hepburn to Liz Taylor, these stars had wisdom every woman should live by

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8.  “A girl doesn’t need anyone that doesn’t need her.”

— Marilyn Monroe

From Audrey Hepburn to Liz Taylor, these stars had wisdom every woman should live by

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9. “I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun.”

— Katharine Hepburn

From Audrey Hepburn to Liz Taylor, these stars had wisdom every woman should live by

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10. "Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work."

— Bette Davis

From Audrey Hepburn to Liz Taylor, these stars had wisdom every woman should live by

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11. "It's not the having, it's the getting."

— Elizabeth Taylor

So if you’re looking for some guidance or just a personal pick-me-up, remember what these smart sirens from the silver screen had to say. They understood what it meant to be a woman and did it with a remarkable grace that has endured through the decades.

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