Through thoughtful intention and design God made women to be tender and nurturing. It is through building one another up that women have the beautiful opportunity to bless those around them, as well as generations to come.

Great women of faith have courageously pursued lives to glorify God, even through tragedy and trial. The quotes below are intended to encourage and inspire women in their walks with Christ in their own journeys.

Here are 30 inspirational quotes to encourage and strengthen you!

Powerful Bible Verses about Women

"She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come." Proverbs 31:25

"Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!”  Luke 1:45

“In the same way, the women are to be worthy of respect, not malicious talkers but temperate and trustworthy in everything.” 1 Timothy 3:11

“She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue.”— Proverbs 31:26

"God is within her, she will not fall."— Psalm 46:5

“May you be richly rewarded by the Lord, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge.”— Ruth 2:11

“My beloved spoke and said to me,
‘Arise, my darling, my beautiful one, come with me.
See! The winter is past; the rains are over and gone.
Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come,
the cooing of doves is heard in our land.’” — Song of Solomon 2:10-12

Encouraging Quotes from Famous Women

"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength." 
— Corrie ten Boom

“Love never reasons but profusely like a thoughtless prodigal, it's all and trembles then, lest it has done too little.” 
― Hannah More

"God doesn't require us to succeed, he only requires that you try." 
— Mother Teresa

“What wings are to a bird and sails to a ship, so is prayer to the soul.” ―Corrie Ten Boom

“I am content to fill a little space if God be glorified.” ―Susanna Wesley

“Forgiveness is the economy of the heart.…forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.” 
― Hannah More

"Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies." 
— Mother Teresa

Uplifting Quotes for Women from Popular Authors

“If Jesus gives us a task or assigns us to a difficult season, every ounce of our experience is meant for our instruction and completion if only we'll let Him finish the work. I fear, however, that we are so attention-deficit that we settle for bearable when beauty is just around the corner.” 
― Beth Moore

— Lysa TerKeurst

“I tell of hearts and souls and dances...
Butterflies and second chances;
Desperate ones and dreamers bound,
Seeking life from barren ground,
Who suffer on in earthly fate
The bitter pain of agony hate,
Might but they stop and here forgive
Would break the bonds to breathe and live
And find that God in goodness brings
A chance for change, the hope of wings
To rest in Him, and self to die
And so become a butterfly.” 
― Karen Kingsbury

“Hold on dear friend, for this is not the end. You have traveled so far and you have worked so hard. Carry on with courage and do not give up. And not because things will be easy but because these seeds you are sowing matter, and they will grow in time, if you do not lose heart.” —

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