12 Emma Watson Quotes That Every Woman Should Read

Emma Watson's unquestionable influence on women's rights has likely made an impact on all of us (male or female). From being a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN to building her HeForShe campaign as well as attending the recent Women's March in January, the actress has cemented herself as one of the leading voices in Hollywood. As she promotes Beauty and the Beast, we're taking a look at some of the sagest advice she's ever dished out. So what better way to spread the eloquent actress and activist's message than by gathering her best quotes all in one place?

Scroll down for 12 inspiring nuggets of wisdom courtesy of Emma Watson, and be sure to repin and Instagram your favourites.

Emma Watson quotes: We women really damage our own confidence when we put ourselves down, so I try not to.

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Emma Watson quotes: I'm very interested in truth, in finding ways to be messy and unsure and flawed and incredible and great and my fullest self, all wrapped into one.

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Emma Watson quotes: I want to be a renaissance woman. I want to paint, and I want to write, and I want to act, and I want to just do everything.

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Emma Watson quotes: I don't want other people to decide who I am. I want to decide that for myself.

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Emma watson quotes: Girls should never be afraid to be smart.

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Emma Watson quotes: Don't feel stupid if you don't like what everyone else pretends to love.

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Emma Watson quotes: there's nothing wrong with being afraid. It's not the absence of fear; its overcoming it. Sometimes you've got to blast through and have faith.

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Emma Watson quotes: I've probably earned the right to screw up a few times. I don't want fear of failure to stop me from doing what I really care about.

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Emma watson quotes: women share this planet 50-50, and they are underrepresented, their potential astonishingly untapped.

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Emma Watson quotes: all I can do is follow my instincts, because I'll never please everyone.

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Emma Watson quotes: women feel like we need permission. ... We need to lead and change that.

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Emma watson quotes: As much as someone can tell you things, you have to go out there and make your own mistakes in order to learn.

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