Beyoncé’s Most Empowering Quotes

As Beyoncé's birthday approaches, we look at her incredible ability to inspire.

Beyoncé’s birthday is on September 4 and what better way to celebrate than to look at the inspirational figure she has become for people all over the world. Not only is she a pop icon and one of the biggest selling artists in history, but she’s also a symbol of empowerment with her words inspiring her millions of fans worldwide.

She’s come a long way and seen a lot since her childhood days in Houston and when someone has achieved the dizzying heights that Beyoncé has then we should definitely be listening to what she has to say. Here’s some of her best quotes.

“If everything was perfect, you would never learn and you would never grow.”

“Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone telling you who you are.”

“The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence.”

“When I’m not feeling my best I ask myself, ‘What are you gonna do about it?’ I use the negativity to fuel the transformation into a better me.”

“Don’t try to lessen yourself for the world; let the world catch up to you.”

“Take the time to define yourself and define your value. If you’re having a hard time doing that, ask yourself: ‘What is something I would say to someone I love?’”

“We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead.”

“I can never be safe; I always try and go against the grain. As soon as I accomplish one thing, I just set a higher goal. That’s how I’ve gotten to where I am.”

“Thank God I found the good in goodbye!”

“I truly believe that women should be financially independent from their men. And let’s face it, money gives men the power to run the show. It gives men the power to define value. They define what’s sexy. And men define what’s feminine. It’s ridiculous.”

“Humanity requires both men and women and we are equally important and need one another.”

“The reality is: sometimes you lose. And you’re never too good to lose. You’re never too big to lose. You’re never too smart to lose. It happens.”

“The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence.”

“I don’t like to gamble, but if there’s one thing I’m willing to bet on, it’s myself.”

“Be healthy and take care of yourself, but be happy with the beautiful things that make you, you.”

Some very wise words from an inspirational woman. Happy Birthday Beyoncé!