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Marissa Mayer, Yahoo CEO
February 15th, 2013
05:13 PM ET

The wisdom of women: Whose words inspire you?

(CNN) - Every March 8th, International Women's Day honors the achievements of women past and present, while remembering that equality is still a work in progress.

So, in the lead-up to this year's event, we're asking our readers to share their favorite quotes from celebrated women of the world.

It could be a motto on love, a tip for success, a proverb on happiness or a witty observation about life. Just share the words that have inspired you along the way and it could be featured - along with your name - as part our special coverage.

Lost for inspiration? Check out some of these quotes from a few of the amazing women who've appeared on CNN's Leading Women over the last year.

"If you can find something that you're really passionate about, whether you're a man or a woman comes a lot less into play. Passion is a gender-neutralizing force." Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer.

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Filed under: How we live • What we think • Women
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  1. vmm

    Can we remove Yahoo's CEO from the women's group? Her latest decision to take away telecommuting for Yahoo will drive a brain drain of talent to Google, Applet, etc. Outdated thinking for this time period.

    February 25, 2013 at 12:11 pm | Report abuse |