To celebrate ‘International Women’s Day’, here are 13 inspiring quotes said by some of my favorite extraordinary women:

I believe life takes us where we need to be

Sasha Alexander

Over time you gain access to a certain amount of ease. You realize that things can get messy, but sometimes the messiest moments have the most magic. What comes out of the those moments is beautiful.

Jessica Capshaw

No matter what you look like, I think the key is, to be happy with yourself


You only learn from experience, so as much as someone can tell you things, you have to go out there and make your own mistakes in order to learn.

Emma Watson

The older you get the more capable you get at managing life.

Rachel Weisz

Life is short. Make it great. Let nothing take you down.

Sophia Bush

Who you are today . . . that’s who you are. Be brave. Be amazing. Be worthy. And every single time you get the chance? Stand up in front of people. Let them see you. Speak. Be heard. 

Shonda Rhimes

Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to.

Susan Cain

Stay true to who you are. Don’t let anyone else define you

Sara Ramirez

Our bodies change our minds,

and our minds can change our behavior,

and our behavior can change our outcomes.

Amy Cuddy

Let go of who you think you’re supposed to be; embrace who you are.

Brené Brown

Learning to be bolder has been a challenge and a good one, I think, utilizing your resources and not being afraid.

Jerrika Hinton

Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet

It doesn’t matter how old you are, or what you do in your life, you never stop needing your mom.

Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet is so right! Endless love for my mom. x

Credit Art by Catherine and Sarah Satrun- Sketchy Duo.