Being a woman is one thing, but being a woman and also a high achiever is still another. While some things have changed during the past decades, others remain unchanged. This is because right from the start of their life woman are still raised to play multiple roles in their lives. While still considered the “fairer sex,” women are much more resilient to the ups and downs of life due to their robust mentality.
But to succeed in a world dominated by men—pushing through the proverbial “glass ceiling” requires true GRIT.
Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world. – Hillary Clinton
You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. – Rosalynn Carter
Do one thing everyday that scares you. –Eleanor Roosevelt
Don’t complain about what you don’t have. Use what you’ve got. To be less than your best is a sin. – Oprah Winfrey
The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it. – Roseanne Barr
I do not know the word ‘quit.’ Either I never did, or I have abolished it. – Susan Butcher
Every achievement, big or small, begins in your mind. – Mary Kay Ash
Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live. – Anne Sweeney
Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination. – Mae Jemison