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The most empowering quotes from Emmy-nominated shows

Badass female characters are dominating the list of Emmy nominees this year, and to celebrate their fearless conviction, we’ve compiled a list of bold, powerful quotes from some of our favorite female characters. From the antihero Madeline Mackenzie speaking her mind on HBO’s Big Little Lies and the isolated, angry prisoner Sophia on Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black to Claire Underwood finally breaking the fourth wall in House of Cards and, of course, the unleashed dystopian revolutionary June in Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, it’s clear this is the year for strong, take-no-prisoners performances.


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