40 inspirational quotes for women in their 40s - I Am Brazen Spirit

40 Inspirational Quotes for Women in Their 40s

If you’re like me and love a good quote or affirmation, then you’ve landed on the right page. These 40 Inspirational Quotes for Women in their 40s have been taken from some of the female mentors I have had the pleasure of experiencing during my own journey.  

When I made the choice to create a better life experience for myself, I made a point of surrounding myself with a tribe of women (and men) who would keep me inspired and motivated whenever I was struggling along the way. I’m so happy to be sharing their wisdom with 40 inspirational quotes I hand picked for all women in their 40s. 

Let me know which quote aroused something inside of you by leaving a comment below.  

Also, feel free to add some quotes in the comments box that have given you inspiration.  It may help ignite someone else’s Brazen Spirit! 

40 inspirational quotes for women in their 40s

Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself.  We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem.  We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.

IYANLA VANZANT 

I don’t have time means it’s not a priority.  We always have time for what matter to us.

LAURA VANDERKAM 

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT 

You don’t have to do something huge for it to make a huge difference.

MEL ROBBINS 

The desire to start something at the ‘right’ time is usually just a justification for delay. In almost every case, the best time to start is now.  

GRETCHEN RUBIN 

Our words have power, but our actions shape our lives.

RACHEL HOLLIS

There is no greater gift you can give or receive than to honour your calling. It’s why you were born.

OPRAH WINFREY 

Happiness can only come when you take 100% responsibility for how you feel.

MARIA FORLEO 

Growth involves giving up the stories of your past, so that you can write a new one.

MARIANNE WILLIAMSON 

Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we’re all in this together.

BRENE BROWN 

Wherever your mind is, your life style has to follow. 

LISA NICHOLS 

I’ve learned that fear is simply an illusion based on past experiences that we project into the present and into the future.

GABRIELLE BERNSTEIN 

It’s not the big moves that change everything – it’s the smallest ones in your everyday life that do.

MEL ROBBINS 

I’ve learned that fear is simply an illusion based on past experiences that we project into the present and into the future.

GABRIELLE BERNSTEIN 

Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.

BRENE BROWN 

Your whole life is a manifestation of the thoughts that go in your head.

LISA NICHOLS 

You, and only you are ultimately responsible for who you become and how happy are you.

RACHEL HOLLIS 

You must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be.

MARIANNE WILLIAMSON 

To be responsible, keep your promises to others.  To be successful, keep your promises to yourself.

MARIE FORLEO

It’s not about changing what other people think about you.  It’s changing what you think about yourself.

MEL ROBBINS  

Nothing binds you except your thoughts; nothing limits you except your fear; and nothing controls you except your belief.

MARIANNE WILLIAMSON 

Act the way you want to be and soon you will be the way you act.

IYANLA VANZANT

Do the best you can until you know better.  When you know better, do better. 

MAYA ANGELO 

One of the best ways to make yourself happy is to make other people happy. One of the best ways to make other people happy is to be happy yourself.

GRETCHEN RUBIN 

There will always be someone who can’t see your worth.  Don’t let it be you. 

MEL ROBBINS

It’s not about the goal or the dream you have.  It’s about who you become on your way to that goal.

RACHEL HOLLIS 

I don’t have to find extra ordinary moments to find happiness – it’s right in front of you if you’re paying attention and practicing gratitude.

BRENE BROWN

When you give yourself permission to have made mistakes in the past – when you begin to trust yourself about making new choices-that’s when your intuition becomes reliable and trust worthy.

LISA NICHOLS 

Had I not spent so much time doing something that made me miserable, I would have never learned how to appreciate doing what brings me joy.

IYANLA VANZANT 

True abundance isn’t based on your net worth, it’s based on of self-worth.

GABRIELLE BERNSTEIN 

What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while.

GRETCHEN RUBIN 

You are allowed to want more for yourself for no other reason than because it makes you happy.

RACHEL HOLLIS 

Instead of obsessing about the outcome, focus on how you want to feel.

GABRIELLE BERNSTEIN 

Don’t be afraid to start over again.  This time you are not starting from scratch, you’re starting from experience.

MEL ROBBINS 

You never get stronger if you do easy things.

MARIE FORLEO 

Today I no longer need to change the world around me.  I just need to change the way I see it.

GABRIELLE BERNSTEIN 

When your clarity meets your conviction and you apply action to the equation, your world will begin to transform before your eyes.

LISA NICHOLS 

You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.

MAYA ANGELOU 

What we know matter’s but who we are matters more.

BRENE BROWN

Although we presume that we act because of the way we feel, in fact we often feel because of the way we act.

GRETCHEN RUBIN 

I hope the quotes above have ignited your Brazen Spirit!

Let me know in the comments below which was your favourite. 

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