Here are amazing black woman good morning quotes. If you’d like sharing morning quotes to uplift and inspire others in their journey, today’s black woman quotes are sufficient.
As a centring exercise, I meditate on at least one quote every morning for me started on my day. The only thing I run into is that most of these”famous” quotes are typically from white guys (though still useful) and it has been much more difficult to come across quotes from women generally, let alone black ladies.
So I challenged myself to come up with as many as I could find to share with you and here they are — a listing of 67 inspirational quotations by black ladies. Please use them on your journey and share this article with as many people as possible on Twitter and Facebook!
Inspirational black woman good morning quotes
“I am a feminist, and what this means to me is substantially the same as the meaning of the fact that I’m Black: it implies that I must undertake to appreciate myself and to respect myself as though my very life is dependent upon self-love and self-respect.” — June Jordan
“Life is short, and it’s your choice to make it sweet.” — Sadie Delany
“Defining myself, as opposed to being defined by others, is one of the most difficult challenges I face.” — Carol Moseley-Braun
“When I did not define myself for myself, then I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies for me and eaten alive.” — Audre Lorde
“Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it doesn’t make me angry. It just astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of the business? It is beyond me.”
“If you do not like something, change it. If you can not alter it, change your attitude.” — Maya Angelou
“I won’t have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else’s whim or someone else’s ignorance.” — bell hooks
“Do not wait for other people to be more pleased for you. Any happiness you get, you have to make yourself.” — Alice Walker This means living your life consciously, aware that every moment you breathe is a gift.” — Oprah Winfrey
”In every crisis, there is a message. Crises are nature’s way of forcing change — breaking down old structures, shaking loose negative habits so that something new and better can take their place.” — Susan L. Taylor
“No person is your friend who demands your silence or denies your right to grow” — Alice Walker.
“It is not the load that breaks you down; it is the way you take it.” — Lena Horne
“All of the money in the world doesn’t mean a thing if you don’t have time to enjoy it.” — Oprah Winfrey
“Deal with yourself as an individual worthy of admiration, and make everybody else cope with you the Exact Same Way.” — Nikki Giovanni
“Trust yourself. Talk for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.” — Marva Collins
“I define delight as a sustained awareness of well-being and internal peace — a connection to what matters.” — Oprah Winfrey
“I believe there are things for all of us to do as long as we’re here and we’re healthy.” — Gwendolyn Brooks
“If you don’t understand yourself, you do not understand anybody else.” — Nikki Giovanni
“A crown, even if it disturbs us, is not worth wearing.” — Pearl Bailey
“Give light and people will find the way.” — Ella Baker
“Self-esteem means knowing you’re the fantasy.” — Oprah Winfrey
“Whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Since you’ll find that when you are free… your true self comes out.” — Tina Turner
“Take responsibility for yourself because no one’s likely to take responsibility for you. I am not a victim. (Black Woman Good Morning Quotes) I develop from this, and I learn.” — Tyra Banks
“Surround yourself with only people who will lift you higher.” — Oprah Winfrey
“There is always something to do. There are hungry people to feed, naked people to clothe, sick people to comfort and make well. And while I do not expect you to save the world I do believe it’s not asking too much for one to appreciate those with whom you sleep, share the joy of those whom you call friend, engage those among you who are visionary and remove from your life those who offer you depression, despair and disrespect.” — Nikki Giovanni We are still searching for love, and that will always be our battle as human beings” — Halle Berry
”When we recognize what it is we’re feeling, after we recognize we could feel deeply, love deeply, can feel joy, then we will demand that all parts of our lives produce that sort of joy.” — Audre Lorde
“Whatever someone did to you in the past doesn’t have any power over the present. Only you give it power” — Oprah Winfrey.
Motivational black woman good morning quotes
“Winning is great, sure, but if you’re going to do something in existence, the key is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If it’s possible to grab following a crushing defeat and go on to win again, you are likely to be a winner someday.” — Wilma Rudolph
“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may bite to encounter the defeats, so that you may understand who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come from it.” — Maya Angelou
“I did not have anyone, actually, no foundation in existence, so I needed to make my own manner. Alwayrom the Beginning. I needed to go out on earth and be strong, to discover my mission in life.” — Tina Turner
“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.” — Oprah Winfrey
“It is time for you to move, understanding that what you’re seeking is also seeking you.” — Iyanla Vanzant
“You’re on the eve of a complete victory. You can’t go wrong. The entire world is behind you.” — Josephine Baker
“You may fall, but you can grow also.” — Angelique Kidjo
“You will be wounded many occasions in your lifetime. You will make mistakes. Some people will call them failures, but I’ve discovered, red that failure is actually God’s wang, “Excuse me, you are moving in the wrong direction.” It is only an experience, just an experience” –a lesson
“The victory can’t be had without the struggle.” — Wilma Rudolph
“We’ll be ourselves and free, or die in the attempt. Harriet Tubman was not our great-grandmother for nothing” — Alice Walker
“It’s a long old road, but I know I’m gonna find the end.” — Bessie Smith
“`I can’t’ are two words which have not been in my language. I believe in me more than Anything in this world.” — Wilma Rudolph — Maya Angelou
“You are not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.”
“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 — Marian Anderson
“African women, in general, need to be aware that it’s OK for them to be the way they are — to find the way that they are as a power, and to be free from fear and silence.” — Wangari Maathai
”When there is not an enemy within, the enemies outside can’t hurt you.” — African Proverb
“Anything you fear most has no power — it’s the fear that has the power. The thing itself can’t touch you. But if you let your fear to seep into your mind and overtake your ideas, it is going to rob you of your life” — Oprah Winfrey.
“When we drop fear, we can draw nearer to people we can draw nearer to the ground; we can draw nearer to all the celestial creatures that surround us.” — bell hooks You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.” — Maya Angelou
“I have learned through the years that when one’s head is made up, this diminishes fear; understanding what must be done does away with fear.” — Rosa Parks
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“I used to want the words’She attempted’ on my tombstone. Now I want’ She did it'” — Katherine Dunham.
“No individual has the right to rain on your dreams” — Marian Wright Edelman.
“Success does not come to you…you go to it” — Marva Collins.
“Doing the best at this moment puts you at the best location for the next moment.” — Oprah Winfrey
“I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. From there, I was promoted to the washtub. From there, I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there, I promoted myself to the business of manufacturing hair goods and preparations…
“Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this thought: The potential for greatness lives within each of us” — Wilma Rudolph.
“The thing that makes you exceptional, if you’re at all, is inevitably that which must also make you lonely.” — Lorraine Hansberry
“You are the designer of destiny; you are the author of your narrative.” — Lisa Nichols
“Whatever we think about ourselves and our ability comes true for us.” — Susan L. Taylor
“It is not where you come from; it is where you are going that counts.” — Ella Fitzgerald
“I have been bad, and I’ve been rich, and rich is better.” — Bessie Smith
“I always wanted to be somebody. When I left it, it’s half because I was game enough to take a lot of punishment along the way and a half. After all, there were a lot of people who cared enough to help me” — Althea Gibson.
“Keep working hard, and you will get Anything that you want. If God gave you the talent, you should go for it. But don’t think that it’s going to be simple. It’s hard!” — Aaliyah
“Nothing will work unless you do.” — Maya Angelou
“Ask for what you need and be ready to get it.” — Maya Angelou
“We’re all gifted. That’s our inheritance” — Ethel Waters –, Maya Angelou