There’s a reason social media is ripe with with #motivationalmonday quotes. Reading impactful words from people you admire is sometimes all it takes to give you the kick start you need—to continue your job search or to have that conversation with your boss about a flexible schedule. Here, 13 female leaders share their words of wisdom. Find your mantra, repeat it, and continue to follow your path.

1. “Do not live someone else’s life and someone else’s idea of what womanhood is. Womanhood is you. Womanhood is everything that’s inside of you.” —Viola Davis

2. “Venture outside your comfort zone. To stop growing is to stop living.” —Robin Roberts

3. “My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” —Oprah Winfrey

4. “There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.” —Madeleine Albright

5. “If you know you are going to fail, then fail gloriously!” —Cate Blanchett

6.”Every moment wasted looking back, keeps us from moving forward…In this world and the world of tomorrow, we must go forward together or not at all.” —Hillary Clinton

7. “If you’re happy, if you’re feeling good, then nothing else matters.” —Robin Wright

8. “There is absolutely nothing that beats hard work.” —Sallie Krawcheck

9. “Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.” —Arianna Huffington

10. “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.” —Sheryl Sandberg

11. “If you are successful, it is because somewhere, sometime, someone gave you a life or an idea that started you in the right direction.” —Melinda Gates

12. “Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.” —Anne Sweeney

13. “If it doesn’t scare you, you’re probably not dreaming big enough.” —Tory Burch

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