De 14 kloekste uitspraken van vrouwen in 2016

Kijk, dat geeft nog 'ns goede moed voor het nieuwe jaar.


Het blijft toch een kunst op zich, iemand met de juiste woorden een hart onder de riem steken. Onder andere Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama en Beyoncé blijken dit absoluut onder de knie te hebben. Zij wisten de wereld het afgelopen jaar weer een beetje hoop te geven met de volgende bemoedigende uitspraken:

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Hillary Clinton

'I know we have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling, but someday, someone will—and hopefully sooner than we might think right now. And to all of the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams.' — Hillary Clinton blijft optimistisch in haar concession speech

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Michelle Obama

'[Barack and I] explain that when someone is cruel, or acts like a bully, you don't stoop to their level. No, our motto is, when they go low, we go high.'Michelle Obama geeft een emotionele toespraak tijdens de opening van het Democratic National Convention.

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Selena Gomez

'If you are broken, you do not have to stay broken.' — Selena Gomez tijdens haar eerste publieke vertoning na haar afkickproces, bij de AMA's.  

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Shailene Woodley

'What's really important is standing up and making our voices so loud that they have no choice to ignore us.' — Shailene Woodley in haar speech tijdens de Environmental Media Association Awards.

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Jennifer Aniston

'We are complete with or without a mate, with or without a child. We get to decide for ourselves what is beautiful when it comes to our bodies. That decision is ours and ours alone.' — aldus Jennifer Aniston in een artikel voor de Huffington Post

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Madonna

'Women have been so oppressed for so long, they believe what men have to say about them...As women, we have to start appreciating our own worth and each other's worth.' — Madonna neemt met deze woorden haar titel als Woman of the Year tijdens de Billboard Women in Music Awards in ontvangst. 

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Kristen Bell

'There's nothing weak about struggling with mental illness. You're just having a harder time living in your brain than other people.' — Kristen Bell doet een boekje open over het stigma rondom depressie. 

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Beyoncé

'We have the opportunity to contribute to a society where any girl can look at a billboard or magazine cover and see her own reflection...You have the power to change perception, to inspire and empower, and to show people how to embrace their complications, and see the flaws, and the true beauty and strength that's inside all of us.' — Beyoncé ontvangt haar Fashion Icon Award tijdens het CFDA. 

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Viola Davis

'I truly believe that the privilege of a lifetime is being who you are and I just recently embraced that at 51.' — Viola Davis tijdens de Critic's Choice Awards.

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Emma Watson

'The university experience must tell women that their brain power is valued, and not just that, but that they belong among the leadership of the university itself.' — Emma Watson in een wederom geweldige speech bij de VN.