12 Quotes for Confident Communication for Women

Written by Golzar Meamar

May 19, 2017


TCC’s Confident Communication for Women course has been a huge success. Use these quotes to harness your most confident communication skills and apply them to any situation:

  1. “Women hold up half the sky.” – Chinese Proverb
  2. “Many women live like it’s a dress rehearsal. Ladies, the curtain is up and you are on.” – Mikki Taylor, Essence Magazine
  3. “Women have to be active listeners and interrupters. But when you interrupt, you have to know what you’re talking about…” – Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State
  4. “It’s not what you call me, but what I answer to.” – African Proverb
  5. “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” – Malala Yousafzai
  6. “A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” – Melinda Gates, Co-founder of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  7. “Ask questions when they occur to you and don’t wait…” – Madeleine Albright, U.S. Secretary of State, 1997-2001
  8. “Saying no is a complete sentence. Saying no is a right we all have. Use it.” – Anne Lamott, Author
  9. “Every day you have to prove yourself and convince – move forward and challenge yourself. And doubt all the time.” – Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF (2011 – present)
  10. “Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States (1933-1945)
  11. “If women continue to keep their heads down working away, instead of speaking up, they won’t get noticed.” Madeleine Albright, U.S. Secretary of State (1997-2001)


One final quote from the first female U.S. Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright: “It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.”

Practice your confident communication in a focused environment and consider our Confident Communication for Women course, complete with new exercises and curriculum.