(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.
The wisdom of women: Whose words inspire you?
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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.