the future is feminine

March 8, 2019

in honor of international women’s day 2019 ~here are some quotes from females that we truly admire. whether it be their activist efforts, mindset, ambition, or just the way they operate. these are some of the women we look up to, appreciate, and are always taking notes from. click their names and you will be lead to where we feel they are making a difference online.

1. lady gaga
singer, songriter, actress
“don’t you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are.” ― lady gaga

2. alexandria ocasio-cortex
member of the U.S. house of representatives
“mentors of mine were under a big pressure to minimize their femininity to make it. I’m not going to do that. That takes away my power. I’m not going to compromise who I am.” ― alexandria ocasio-cortex

3. chani nicholas
astrologer, healer, activist, writer
“waking up is not a one-time event. waking up is a practice. waking up is a commitment that continues for a lifetime.” ―chani nicholas

4. zooey deschanel
“you don’t have to wear expensive clothes to look good.” ―zooey deschanel

5. maggie rogers
singer, songwriter
“i only write when i’m inspired. i don’t make sure i’m inspired every day at 10 AM; i don’t work that way.” ― maggie rogers

6. rihanna
singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman
“all my favorite artists and fashion icons and models are from the 90’s. everybody was just so fearless.” ― rihanna

7. ellen degeneres
comedian, television host, actress, writer, producer
“i think beauty comes from actually knowing who you are. that’s real beauty to me.” ellen degeneres

spread inspiration,
the desert iris team

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