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08/27/2015 05:35 EDT | Updated 08/27/2016 05:59 EDT

5 Inspiring Quotes from 5 Inspiring Women

This week, I'm celebrating Women's Equality Day and continuing the conversation when we not only talk about the issue of women's equality but how we can reach equality for all. This is also a time when we highlight some amazing women who shine a light on this issue and believe that we can get there.

This week, I'm celebrating Women's Equality Day -- which happened on Wednesday, August 26th -- and continuing the conversation when we not only talk about the issue of women's equality but how we can reach equality for all. This is also a time when we highlight some amazing women who shine a light on this issue and believe that we can get there. Here are five amazing women that inspire me and I hope that they inspire you too.

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"I want every little girl who's told she's bossy to be told instead that she has leadership skills" - Sheryl Sandberg

Photo by AP Photo/Sunday Alamba

"The problem with gender is that it prescribes how we should be, rather than recognizing how we are." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Photo by AP Photo/Matt Dunham

"This is what my soul is telling me: Be peaceful and love everyone." - Malala Yousafzai

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"It is time that we see gender as a spectrum instead of two sets of opposing ideals." - Emma Watson

Photo by Maarten de Boer/Getty Images

"If you don't see a clear path for what you want, make it yourself." - Mindy Kaling

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