Forbes India – Thoughts of Women
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Of course, I don’t worry about intimidating men. The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man that I am not interested in.
—Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Nothing is better than laughter. It is the strength to laugh and to surrender, to be light.
Enormous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt.
A girl should not expect special privileges because of her gender, but neither should she adapt to prejudice and discrimination.
Don’t be afraid of perfection; you will never reach it.
Franco-Polish chemist and physicist
To be irreplaceable, you must always be different.
french fashion designer
I didn’t get there by wishing it or hoping it, but by working for it.
american business woman
I have learned over the years that when the decision is made, it decreases the fear; knowing what to do eliminates fear.
American civil rights activist
Normality is not something to aspire to, it is something to move away from.
A good compromise is one where everyone makes their contribution.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take credit for it. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.
Former Prime Minister
No one changes the world who is not obsessed.
– Billie Jean King
American tennis player
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(This story appears in the December 03, 2021 issue of Forbes India. You can purchase our tablet version at Magzter.com. To visit our archives, click here.)