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Arianna Huffington is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post.

In 2009, Huffington was named as number 12 in Forbe’s first-ever list of the Most Influential Women In Media. In 2014 Forbe’s named her as the 52nd Most Powerful Woman in the World.

Here are 44 Arianna Huffington quotes:

1. “Fearlessness is not the absence of fear. It’s the mastery of fear. It’s about getting up one more time than we fall down.” – Arianna Huffington

2. “Give me a place to stand and I will move the world.” – Arianna Huffington

3. “I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.” – Arianna Huffington

4. “I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt, working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids.” – Arianna Huffington

5. “If you take care of your mind, you take care of the world.” – Arianna Huffington

6. “Increasingly, staying in the middle class – let along aspiring to become middle class – is becoming a game of chance.” – Arianna Huffington

7.  “Just change the channel. You are in control of the clicker. Don’t replay the bad, scary movie.” – Arianna Huffington

8. “The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly – indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.” – Arianna Huffington

9. “There’s no love more intense than the love we have for our kids – and where there is intense love, there is also intense fear lurking beneath the surface.” – Arianna Huffington

10. ”Mainstream media tend to just mouth the conventional wisdom, to see everything through the filter of right and left.” – Arianna Huffington

11. “We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” – Arianna Huffington

12. “Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.” – Arianna Huffington

13. “Not only is it harder to be a man, it is also harder to become one.” – Arianna Huffington

14. “The more we refuse to buy into our inner critics – and our external ones too – the easier it will get to have confidence in our choices, and to feel comfortable with who we are – as women and as mothers.” – Arianna Huffington

15. “It would be futile to attempt to fit women into a masculine pattern of attitudes, skills and abilities and disastrous to force them to suppress their specifically female characteristics and abilities by keeping up the pretense that there are no differences between the sexes.” – Arianna Huffington

16. “It’s no longer an exaggeration to say that middle-class Americans are an endangered species.” – Arianna Huffington

17. “The economic game is not supposed to be rigged like some shady ring toss on a carnival midway.” – Arianna Huffington

18. “But you have to do what you dream of doing even while you’re afraid.” – Arianna Huffington

19. “The middle class is teetering on the brink of collapse just as surely as AIG was in the fall of 2009 – only this time, it’s not just one giant insurance company (and its banking counterparties) facing disaster, it’s tens of millions of hardworking Americans who played by the rules.” – Arianna Huffington

20th Arianna Huffington Quote – “Increasingly, staying in the middle class – let alone aspiring to become middle class – is becoming a game of chance.” – Arianna Huffington

21. “Trying to be Supermom is as futile as trying to be Perfect Mom. Not going to happen.” – Arianna Huffington

22. “America is a country ready to be taken, in fact, longing to be taken by political leaders ready to restore democracy and trust to the political process.” – Arianna Huffington

 

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23. “I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt, working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids!” – Arianna Huffington

24. “Liberation is an ever shifting horizon, a total ideology that can never fulfill its promises. It has the therapeutic quality of providing emotionally charged rituals of solidarity in hatred – it is the amphetamine of its believers.” – Arianna Huffington

25. “But, in fact, there is nothing that can bring you closer to fearlessness about everything else in the world than being a parent – because everyday fears – like not being approved of – pale by comparison to the fears you have about your children.” – Arianna Huffington

26. “Our current obsession with creativity is the result of our continued striving for immortality in an era when most people no longer believe in an after-life.” – Arianna Huffington

27. “There is nothing like becoming a mom to fill you with fear.” – Arianna Huffington

28. “A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.” – Arianna Huffington

29. “Angels fly because they take themselves lightly.” – Arianna Huffington

30. “Countless things in our daily lives can awaken the almost constant state of wonder we knew as children. But sometimes to see them we must look through a different set of eyes.” – Arianna Huffington

31. “Don’t just climb the ladder of success – a ladder that leads, after all, to higher and higher levels of stress and burnout – but chart a new path to success, remaking it in a way that includes not just the conventional metrics of money and power, but a third metric that includes well-being, wisdom, wonder, and giving, so that the goal is not just to succeed but to thrive.” – Arianna Huffington

32. “Mainstream media tends to just mouth the conventional wisdom, to see everything through the filter of right and left.” – Arianna Huffington

33. “Meditation is not about stopping thoughts, but recognizing that we are more than our thoughts and our feelings.” – Arianna Huffington

34. “Never let life’s Iagos—flatterers, dissemblers—onto your train.” – Arianna Huffington

35. “There is nothing like becoming a mom to fill you with fear.” – Arianna Huffington

36. “Today we often use deadlines—real and imaginary—to imprison ourselves.” – Arianna Huffington

37. “Too many of us leave our lives—and, in fact, our souls—behind when we go to work.” – Arianna Huffington

38. “Treat people like family, and they will be loyal and give their all.” – Arianna Huffington

39. “We all have within us the ability to move from struggle to grace.” – Arianna Huffington

40th Arianna Huffington Quote – “We forget we’re mostly water till the rain falls and every atom in our body starts to go home.” – Arianna Huffington

41. “We may not be able to witness our own eulogy, but we’re actually writing it all the time, every day.” – Arianna Huffington

42. “We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in.” – Arianna Huffington

43. “Why do we spend so much of our limited time on this earth focusing on all the things that our eulogies will never cover?” – Arianna Huffington

44. “You need to be able to nurture yourself in order to be a good mother, good at your job, good at servicing your community. I really believe women can do it all, but they can’t do it all at the expense of their health, their sleep, and their sense of well being.” – Arianna Huffington

What’s your favorite Arianna Huffington quote? Share your favorite quote in the comment section below!

Yale Middleton is a Revenue Specialist for Hilton Worldwide. He is passionate about personal development, leadership, and entrepreneurship. Yale also works as a team member for the top self development website Addicted2Success. You can also follow him on his Facebook.

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  1. Lawrence Berry

    Feb 12, 2016 at 11:42 pm

    Arianna Huffington is an inspirational and reading her quotes let’s me know that she is a very wise and intelligent women. I have learned much from the quotes you have given here and I will utilize her experience and wisdom given here to hopefully help myself become as successful as her. Great post!

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Michelle Obama, wife of former United States President, Barack Obama, an American lawyer and writer, a former First Lady of the United States of America, a mom, an author and a style icon. In the eight amazing years that she served as the First Lady of the United States of America, she managed to become an inspiration for women all across the globe.

She has always spoken and worked towards equal rights for women, education for girls and healthy living. She is the proper definition of the modern-day revolutionary woman. Over the last couple of years, she has been encouraging people everywhere with her incredible words of wisdom and motivation. Every single person – young or old, is sure to take inspiration and motivation from her words.

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2. “Success isn’t about how much money you make. It’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.”

3. “Always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.”

4. “The only limit to the height of your achievement is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work hard for them.”

5. “Being a healthy woman isn’t about getting on a scale or measuring your waistline. We need to start focusing on what matters – on how we feel, and how we feel about ourselves.”

6. “As women, we must stand up for ourselves. As women, we must stand up for each other. As women, we must stand up for justice for all.”

7. “No matter who you are, no matter where you come from, you are BEAUTIFUL.”

8. “Always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody says distract you from your goals.”

9. “No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contribution of half of its citizens.”

10. “You don’t have to say anything to the haters. You don’t have to acknowledge them at all. You just wake up every morning and be the best you can be. And that tends to shut them up.”

11. “Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you. Let them make you even hungrier to succeed.”

12.Empower yourselves with a good education, then get out there and use that education to build a country worthy of your boundless promise.”

13. “When girls are educated, their countries become stronger and more prosperous.”

14. “Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own.”

15. “Choose people who lift you up.”

16. “The difference between a broken community and a thriving one is the presence of women who are valued.”

17. “Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered.”

18. “Just do what works for you because there will always be someone who thinks differently.”

19. “Every girl, no matter where she lives, deserves the opportunity to develop the promise inside of her.”

20. “Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar.”

21. “Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down. Trust your instincts, good relationships feel good, they feel right, they don’t hurt.”

22. “The one way to get me to work my hardest was to doubt me.”

23. “Don’t ever make decisions based on fear. Make decisions based on hope and possibility. Make decisions based on what should happen, not what shouldn’t.”

24. “I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values – and follow my own moral compass – then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own.”

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29. “I am an example of what is possible when girls from the beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity.”

30. “If my future were determined just by my performance on a standardized test, I wouldn’t be here. I guarantee you that.”

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