20 quotes to live by in 2020

Sometimes, we all need a little reminder of the power that we have. Check out these 20 quotes from our favorite characters and celebrities to help you own the rest of this year. 

1. “One must champion oneself and say, I am ready for this!” - Moira Rose, Schitt’s Creek 

2. “If you are confident in yourself and however you want yourself to be presented, and you're doing well and doing it because you want to do it and not because someone is pressuring you, then more power to you.” - Lizzo 

3. "Whatever happens, we do not give up. It is my name on that door, and I do not give up." - Olivia Pope, Scandal 

4. “Don’t let fear keep you quiet. You have a voice, so use it. Speak up. Raise your hands. Shout your answers. Make yourself heard. Whatever it takes, just find your voice, and when you do, fill the damn silence.” - Meredith Grey, Grey’s Anatomy 

5. “You can’t be hesitant about who you are.” - Viola Davis 

6. "Stop finding the ways that you can’t do something and find all the ways that you can and just go for it.” - Issa Rae 

7. "I CAN have it all." - Liz Lemon, 30 Rock  

8. “If you’re always frozen in fear and taking too long to think about what to do, you’ll miss your opportunity.” - Jason Mendoza, the Good Place 

9. “You can't move mountains by whispering at them.” - P!nk 

10. “Power is not given to you. You have to take it.” - Beyoncé  


11. “Don’t lead with the fear of what might be, lead with the strength of who you are.” - Charley Bordelon West, Queen Sugar 

12. "Embrace what makes you unique, even if it makes others uncomfortable. I didn't have to become perfect because I've learned throughout my journey that perfection is the enemy of greatness." - Janelle Monae 

13. “If you really want something you don’t stop for anyone or anything until you get it." - Blair Waldorf, Gossip Girl 

14. "You can't let fear of failure keep you from trying." - Snow White, Once Upon a Time 

15. “Show them who you are.” - Ramonda, Black Panther 


16. “Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put on some sunglasses.” - Lady Gaga 

17. “To be a woman is to understand the power of our yes, of course, but to understand how groundbreaking and system shaking it is to say no.” - Yara Shahidi 

18. "Don't stop speaking truth to power." - Elizabeth McCord, Madam Secretary 


19. “I am Beyoncé, always.” - Michael Scott, the Office  

20. "Go in there with the confidence of an incredibly average white man." - Kat Edison, the Bold Type