Since 2012, October 11 has been marked as the International Day of the Girl.

The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls' empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.

With that in mind, here are ten inspirational quotes for women, made by notable people around the world. 

There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.
-Michelle Obama

A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.
-Melinda Gates

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.
-J. K. Rowling

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

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