Happy International Women’s Day 2018 wishes, quotes, images shared on March 8 is a nice way to show those around you that you care, while it serves as a reminder for people to stand up for the equality and freedom of women and to acknowledge their contribution to society.

Womes’ Day is celebrated annually to acknowledge the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women across the globe. It falls on March 8 every year, and is celebrated by almost every other women’s brand reminding us to feel empowered, while standing up for the equality and freedom for ladies. While women have proved themselves as fierce fighters, they are still called the ‘weaker sex’ irrespective of the milestones they have achieved.

And what do many get in return? Gender discrimination, pay disparity, sexual harassment, child marriage, abuse and exploitation? Is this fair? Tackling the pressing need for change, this year the United Nation’s theme for International Women’s Day 2018 is ‘PressForProgress’. It is a reminder that despite all the progress we have seen in recent years, there’s a long way to go for gender equality.

While fight many social battles, and one day cannot be seen as a true celebration really, but change often just starts with one. So, this International Women’s Day, here are some photos, images and messages to share with the women in your life, to show that you care and respect them. Mind you, let the sentiment not die after the 24 hours — THAT onus is on you!

International Women's Day 2018: 15 Inspirational Quotes By Women To Honour The Women In Your Life

Women’s Day 2018 Quotes :

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.”
– Judy Garland, American singer and actor

“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.”
– Katharine Hepburn, American actor

“Don’t let anyone tell you you’re weak because you’re a woman.”
– Mary Kom, Olympic boxer

“I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.”
– Rebecca West, British author and feminist

“I raise up my voice – not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard. We cannot succeed when half of us are held back.”
– Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist and youngest Nobel Prize laureate

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“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.”
– Mother Teresa, Nobel Peace Prize laureate

“There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.”
– Madeleine Albright, first woman to be US Secretary of State

“Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights. Let us not forget that among those rights are the right to speak freely – and the right to be heard.”
– Hillary Clinton, former US Secretary of State and presidential candidate

“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.”
– Margaret Thatcher, first female prime minister of Britain

“If you want to achieve something in life, you have to take risks.”
– Dipa Karmakar, Olympic gymnast

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“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman.”
– Melinda Gates, co-founder, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

“Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry”
– Gloria Steinem, American journalist and feminist

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.”
– Nora Ephron, American writer and filmmaker

“I am a Woman
Phenomenally.
Phenomenal Woman,
that’s me.”
– Maya Angelou, American poet and civil rights activist

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Women’s  Day Wishes / SMS

On this International Women’s Day, remember that as a woman, all life spring from you. So look at the world and smile. For without you, there would be no life.

Beloved woman you are the origins of life. You are the flexible river that travel for a long distant but will not get tired.

You are the joy of every home and every heart. Remember that happiness is not complete in your absence.

Women put in mind today that all life originates from you put a smile on your face.

 Surely you are a perfect companion which fits me. You have made me somebody from nobody.