The Golden Age for women entrepreneurs has finally begun. The stars have aligned to help trigger the trend as robust ecosystems churn out enterprising females equipped with inspiration, know-how and funding. In recent years, the rate of women entrepreneurs has been growing at a percentage at least double that of their male counterparts. Just in case you haven’t fallen into the trend, here are a few inspiring messages from successful women that prove that you can do it too:

  1. Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure you do things differently from everyone else.- Sara Blakely, Spanx Founder
  2.  Don’t you dare underestimate the power of your own instinct.- Barbara Corcoran, Entrepreneur
  3. If you push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking risk, really amazing things can happen.- Jen Sincero, Authour
  4. I’m tough, ambitious, and I know exactly what I want, if that makes me a bitch, okay.- Madonna, Entertainer
  5. The thing women have to learn is no one gives you power, you just take it.-Roseanne Barr, Actress
  6. It’s failure that gives you the proper perspective of success.-Ellen Degeneres, Comedian
  7. If you want it bad enough you have to be willing to fight for it.- Charlene Johnson, Entrepreneur
  8. Focus on what you can do to help other people, not what you can get.- Carrie Green, Female Entrepreneur Association
  9. If you’re always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.- Maya Angelou, Poet.
  10. Fear is a mindset, and so is the will to succeed.- Bethenny Frankel, Founder of Skinny Girl.