Ten quotes by powerful women, for powerful women
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"You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it." Edith Head (1897-1981), costume designer.
"Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be." Elizabeth Gilbert (born 1969), author.
"Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world." Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962), actress and model.
"I like being a woman, even in a man's world. After all, men can't wear dresses but we can wear the pants." Whitney Houston (1963-2012), singer, actress and model.
"If you can't be better than your competition, just dress better." Anna Wintour (born 1949), Editor-in-chief of American Vogue.
"Vain trifles as they seem, clothes have, they say, more important offices than to merely keep us warm. They change our view of the world and the world's view of us." Virginia Woolf (1882-1941), author.
"The question isn't who is going to let me, it's who is going to stop me." Ayn Rand (1905-1982), author, playwright and philosopher.
'The only real elegance is in the mind; if you've got that, the rest really comes from it." Diana Vreeland (1903-1989), magazine editor.
"My definition of beauty is strength and personality." Diane Von Fürstenberg (born 1946), fashion designer.
"I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass." Maya Angelou (1928-2014), author, poet, civil rights activist.