Frida Kahlo to date remains one of the finest women who walked the face the of the earth. She is that epitome of endurance and sheer determination, which many or maybe even all of us aspire to be. After a major accident left her bed-ridden, she painted the plaster corset she wore all her life in order to support her spine. It was sheer will that enabled her to walk again. As a painter of native folk tales, she incorporated to those into her famous self-portraits questioning identity, post-colonialism, gender, class, and race in Mexican society.

Here are ten such quotes from a woman who challenged the challenges life threw at her.

Some woman she was.

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