Working Woman Sayings and Quotes

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


Before feminism, work was largely defined as what men did or would do. Thus, a working woman was someone who labored outside the home for money, masculine-style.     

Gloria Steinem

A successful woman is one who can build a firm foundation w bricks others have thrown at her.     

Anonymous

The perfect woman, you see is a working-woman; not an idler; not a fine lady; but one who uses her hands and her head and her heart for the good of others.     

Thomas Hardy

What's so great about working with really funny women is that vanity comes second. Whatever makes it real and funny, they're going to go for, and it's just great.     

Paul Feig

A working woman could save a few shillings a week, and then every five weeks she'd come in and we'd cut her hair. She could shampoo it under the shower, swing it and dry it off or just let it dry by itself. It changed the lives of many young girls who'd never had the opportunity to be styled like that before.     

Vidal Sassoon

Behind every working woman is an enormous pile of unwashed laundry.     

Barbara Dale

It's hard to be a woman. You must think like a man, act like a lady, look like a young girl, and work like a horse.     

Anonymous

It's important for women to work. They need to keep their independence, to keep earning and being challenged.     

Tamara Mellon

The perfect woman, you see is a working woman; not an idler; not a fine lady; but one who uses her hands and her head and her heart for the good of others.     

Thomas Hardy

There is no force more powerful than a woman determined to rise.     

Bosa Sebele

A strong woman builds her own world. She is one who is wise enough to know that it will attract the man she will gladly share it with.     

Ellen J. Barrier