There’s so much to celebrate about the phenomenal African woman – from the richness of her mind to the vastness of her dreams. We hope these quotes help to inspire and unleash the greatness that lies within.

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“I’m convinced that we Black women possess a special indestructible strength that allows us not only  get down but to get up, to get through and to get over” – Janet Jackson
“I used to think I was ugly. I thought I looked like a camel… but that is the result of self-hate. I’ve learnt to say,’You know what? I am beautiful.’ ” – Mary J. Blige
“Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you’ve got to make yourself.” – Alice Walker

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“I like being a woman, even in a man’s world. After all, men can’t wear dresses, but we can wear the pants.” – Whitney Houston
“Never ever accept ‘Because You Are A Woman’ as a reason for doing or not doing anything.” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
“Self-esteem means knowing you are the dream.” – Oprah Winfrey
“Take responsibility for yourself because no one’s going to take responsibility for you. I’m not a victim. I grow from this and I learn.” – Tyra Banks




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