It’s no secret that times are tough right now, both personally and professionally. Whether you’re struggling to find motivation or working toward resiliency, we’ve gathered up inspirational quotes from women in technology and otherwise. We hope you find the strength to move onward and upward when you need it most.
“The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another. We should raise each other up. Make sure you’re very courageous: be strong, be extremely kind, and above all be humble.” —Serena Williams, professional tennis player who has won more singles titles than any man or woman
On personal endurance
“At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can.” —Frida Kahlo, 20th-century Mexican painter
“You are not born with a fixed amount of resiliency. Like a muscle, you can build it, and draw on it when you need it.” —Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook
“The greatest danger to our future is apathy.” —Jane Goodall, world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees and environmental activist
“Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don’t just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles.” —Tina Fey, actress, comedian, and writer
“Dreams do come true, but not without the help of others, a good education, a strong work ethic, and the courage to lean in.” —Ursula Burns, CEO of Xerox