Kartini days

25 Quotes inspiratif dalam Bahasa Inggris dari perempuan-perempuan keren di seluruh dunia!

Hari Kartini dirayakan setiap 21 April di Indonesia untuk menghormati Raden Ajeng Kartini, yang berjuang untuk hak-hak perempuan. Hari itu mengingatkan kita tentang kemajuan dalam kesetaraan gender dan usaha untuk memberdayakan perempuan.

Mengapa kami memuat sejumlah kutipan di Hari Kartini ini? Sebab, kutipan bisa menginspirasi, membuat kita berpikir, dan mengubah pola pikir. Dengan membaca kalimat-kalimat powerful dari para perempuan yang berpengaruh, kita bisa mendapat semangat untuk meneruskan perjuangan mereka.

Mari kita lihat pesan-pesan kuat dari perempuan inspiratif ini, dan temukan motivasi untuk memperjuangkan kesetaraan dan memberdayakan orang di sekitar kita!

“The most important thing for women is to be able to think for themselves and to have the courage to speak out.”

~ Raden Ajeng Kartini, Indonesia’s national hero for her advocacy for women’s right and education.

“Empowerment of women leads to an empowered economy.”

~ Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Indonesia’s finance minister

“As women, we are not merely ornamental, not just accessories, not background dancers. We play roles equal to those of our male counterparts.”

~ Dian Sastrowardoyo, Indonesian actress

“There can be no lasting and sustainable empowerment without the involvement of women.”

~ Najwa Shihab, Indonesian journalist 

“Only through education will we grow as a nation.”

~ Dewi Sartika, advocate for and pioneer of education for women in Indonesia 

“We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.”

~ Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel laureate

“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.”

~ Michelle Obama, former first lady of the United States 

“Women belong in all places where decisions are being made.”

~ Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Supreme Court Justice

“Women feel like we need permission… we need to lead and change that.”

~ Emma Watson, British actress

“Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes.”

~ Dame Maggie Smith, British actress

“Every woman’s success should be an inspiration to another. We’re strongest when we cheer each other on.”

~ Serena Williams, American former tennis athlete 

“I hate men who are afraid of women’s strength.”

~ Anaïs Nin, French-American Novelist

“Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women.”

~ Maya Angelou, American poet & civil right activist

“You can carve your own path, be your own kind of leader. We do need to create a new generation of leadership.”

~ Jacinda Ardern, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand

“You are never too small to make a difference.”

~ Greta Thunberg, Swedish climate activist 

“I was once afraid of people saying who does she think she is? Now I have the courage to stand and say ‘this is who I am’.”

~ Oprah Winfrey, American talk show host and television producer

“You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.”

~ Rosa Parks, American civil rights activist

“The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous nation, because in the degradation of women, the very fountains of life are poisoned at their source.”

~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton, American writer and women’s right activist

“Courage start with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.”

~ Brené Brown, American professor and social worker

“Nothing I accept about myself can be used against me to diminish me.”

~ Audre Lorde, American professor, writer, and civil rights activist

“The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.”

~ Dolly Parton, American singer-songwriter

“It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.”

~ Eleanor Roosevelt, former first lady of the United States

“The most violent element in society is ignorance.”

~ Emma Goldman, political activist 

“The true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she so lovingly gives, the passion that she knows.”

~ Audrey Hepburn, British actress

“It has been women who have breathed gentleness and care into the hard progress of humankind.”

~ Queen Elizabeth II

Ketika kita menatap kutipan-kutipan hebat dari perempuan-perempuan inspiratif di seluruh dunia, mari kita semua ingat bahwa Hari Kartini bukan hanya sebuah perayaan, tapi juga ajakan untuk bertindak! Terus mengingat bahwa meski telah banyak kemajuan dalam mencapai kesetaraan gender, perjalanan kita masih panjang.

Bersama-sama kita melanjutkan semangat Kartini dan semua perempuan yang mendukungnya, dengan mengedukasi, memperjuangkan hak-hak perempuan, dan saling memberdayakan sebisa mungkin.

Mari kita ciptakan masa depan di mana kesetaraan gender bukan hanya impian, tapi kenyataan yang kita nikmati!