Some days can be…a lot. One great way to relieve worry and keep anxiety at bay is to inject positivity into your mind and spirit. Bookmark these inspiring quotes by inspiring Black women to change your mindset.

It was when I realized I needed to stop trying to be somebody else and be myself, I actually started to own, accept and love what I had.”

Tracee Ellis Ross

What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have.”

Oprah Winfrey

It is so liberating to really know what I want, what truly makes me happy, what I will not tolerate. I have learned that it is no one else’s job to take care of me but me.”

Beyonce Knowles-Carter

Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.

Zora Neale Hurston

I thrive on obstacles. If I’m told that it can’t be told, then I push harder.”

Issa Rae

When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.

Audre Lorde

I have standards I don’t plan on lowering for anybody … including myself.”


All great achievements require time.

Maya Angelou

Don’t let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.”

Mae Jemison
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