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In the wake of last night's surprising presidential upset, Hillary Clinton offered some powerful words of wisdom to assuage a disillusioned and divided America. In her short 10-minute concession speech, Clinton reminded us of the importance of solidarity, resilience, and equality during this tumultuous time, highlighting some powerful life lessons for women and girls in the process. What follows is a list of Clinton's most inspiring, powerful quotes embedded in her concession speech—immortal words that will undoubtedly go down in history.
This loss hurts, but please never stop believing that fighting for what's right is worth it.
To all of the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams.
I know we have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling, but someday someone will—and hopefully sooner than we might think right now.
I still believe, as deeply as I ever have, that if we stand together and work together with respect for our differences, strengthen our convictions, and love for this nation, our best days are still ahead of us.
My friends, let us have faith in each other, let us not grow weary and lose heart, for there are more seasons to come and there is more work to do.