No matter how you feel about the term “girl crush,” there are probably at least a few famous ladies you admire, whether for their work or just because they seem effortlessly cool. Learn from 15 of them with these day-making quotes.

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“I’m not the next Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps. I’m the first Simone Biles.” –Simone Biles

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“It’s a shame to call somebody a ‘diva’ simply because they work harder than everybody else.” –Jennifer Lopez

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“I’ve never felt like I needed to change. I’ve always thought, ‘If you want somebody different, pick somebody else.’” –Melissa McCarthy

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“Don’t call me lucky. Call me a badass.” –Shonda Rhimes

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“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.” –Gloria Steinem

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“It’s only when you risk failure that you discover things.” –Lupita Nyong’o

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“Perfection is the enemy.” –Sheryl Sandberg

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“Confidence is 10% hard work and 90% delusion.” –Tina Fey

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“Of course I am not worried about intimidating men. The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in.” –Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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“You’re never too old to play. You’re only too old for low-rise jeans.” –Ellen Degeneres

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“The less you reveal, the more people can wonder.” –Emma Watson

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“The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly and lie about your age.” –Lucille Ball

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“I’m really exciting. I smile a lot, I win a lot and I’m really sexy.” –Serena Williams

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“The only rule is don’t be boring and dress cute wherever you go.” –Paris Hilton

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“Everything matches black, especially black.” –Nora Ephron

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