Sheryl Sandberg Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old sheryl sandberg quotes, sheryl sandberg sayings, and sheryl sandberg proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women's voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.     

Sheryl Sandberg

If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on.     

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It turns out that a husband who does the laundry, it's very romantic when you're older. And it's hard to believe when you're younger. But it's absolutely true.     

Sheryl Sandberg

If you're offered a seat on a rocketship, don't ask what seat! Just get on.     

Sheryl Sandberg

We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women's voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.     

Sheryl Sandberg

Success and like ability are positively correlated for men and negatively for women. When a man is successful, he is liked by both men and women. When a woman is successful, people of both genders like her less.     

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The most important career decision you'll make is who your life partner is.     

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We can each define ambition and progress for ourselves. The goal is to work toward a world where expectations are not set by the stereotypes that hold us back, but by our personal passion, talents, and interests.     

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We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.     

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The most important thing is to have a more open and honest dialogue about gender issues.     

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The cost of stability is often diminished opportunities for growth.     

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Without fear, women can pursue professional success and personal fulfillment-and freely choose one, or the other, or both.     

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Most people assume that women are responsible for households and child care. Most couples operate that way - not all. That fundamental assumption holds women back.     

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Framing the issue of work-life balance - as if the two were dramatically opposed - practically ensures work will lose out. Who would ever choose work over life?     

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Someone who values fairness and expects or, even better, wants to do his share in the home. These men exist and, trust me, over time, nothing is sexier.     

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Fortune does favor the bold and you'll never know what you're capable of if you don't try.     

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Build your skills, not your resume.     

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In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.     

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As more women lean in to their careers, more men need to lean in to their families. We need to encourage men to be more ambitious in their homes.     

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It’s the ultimate luxury to combine passion and contribution. It’s also a very clear path to happiness.     

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There is no straight path from your seat today to where you are going. Don't try to draw that line. You will not just get it wrong, you'll miss big opportunities. And I mean big-like the Internet. Careers are not ladders, those days are long gone, but jungle gyms. Don't just move up and down, don't just look up, look backwards, sideways around corners. Your career and your life will have starts and stops and zigs and zags. Don't stress out about the white space-the path you can't draw- because there in lies both the surprises and the opportunities.     

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I'm sorry if this sounds harsh or surprises anyone, but this is where we are. If you want the outcome to be different, you will have to do something about it.     

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If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on.     

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I want to tell any young girl out there who's a geek, I was a really serious geek in high school. It works out.     

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When a woman is successful, people of both genders like her less.     

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An ambitious and successful woman heads down a challenging career path with the thought of having children in the back of her mind.     

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