We can a lot from the conservative women who have shattered glass ceilings, paved the way, and come before us. They’ve stayed strong and defended their principles, even when they’ve been challenged. These conservative women aren’t afraid to embrace their femininity, while still being powerful and influential in their respective careers. They work hard and let their accomplishments speak for themselves. Their insightful words can help inspire the next generation of female leaders. Here are 8 empowering quotes from some of the most notable conservative women.

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“Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.” – Margaret Thatcher, former British prime minister

 

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“In America it doesn’t matter where you came from, it matters where you are going.” – Condoleezza Rice, 66th United States Secretary of State

 

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A feminist is a woman who lives the life she chooses.” – Carly Fiorina, former presidential candidate and former CEO of HP

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I wear heels. It’s not for a fashion statement, it’s… ammunition.” – Nikki Haley, United States Ambassador to the United Nations

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“I consider myself one of those women who is a product of her choices, not a victim of her circumstances.” – Kellyanne Conway, Senior Counselor to the President

 

Do the best you can in every task, no matter how unimportant it may seem at the time. No one learns more about a problem than the person at the bottom.” – Sandra Day O’Connor, former United States Supreme Court Justice

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“I am a big believer that eventually everything comes back to you. You get back what you give out.” – Nancy Reagan

 

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“The government is not your salvation. The government is not your road to prosperity. Hard work, education will take you far beyond what any government program can ever promise.” – Mia Love, U.S. Representative from Utah’s 4th congressional district

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