10 Real, Funny and Empowering Quotes for Loving Your Body

PSA: Your body is straight-up amazing. Sure, we all have our personal gripes, but let’s not forget that the female body is capable of some pretty incredible things (multitasking, giving birth and walking in high heels, just to name a few). So here’s a reminder to show your body some appreciation today with these words of wisdom from ten badass ladies we love.

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“People often say that ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder,’ and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder.” – Salma Hayek

“Who cares if there are lumps on my thighs? I’m guilty of having human legs made up of fat, muscle, and skin, and sometimes when you sit, they get bumpy.” – Kristen Bell

“Is ‘fat’ really the worst thing a human being can be? Is ‘fat’ worse than ‘vindictive,’ ‘jealous,’ ‘shallow,’ ‘vain,’ ‘boring’ or ‘cruel’? Not to me.” – J.K. Rowling

“You’re a human being, you live once and life is wonderful, so eat the damn red velvet cupcake.” – Emma Stone

“The more I like me, the less I want to pretend to be other people.” – Jamie Lee Curtis

“I don’t look in the mirror and go, ‘Oh, I look fantastic!’ Of course I don’t. Nobody is perfect. I just don’t believe in perfection. But I do believe in saying, ‘This is who I am and look at me not being perfect!’ I’m proud of that.” – Kate Winslet

“Even I don’t wake up looking like Cindy Crawford.” – Cindy Crawford

“I’m pretty comfortable with my body. I’m imperfect. The imperfections are there. People are going to see them, but I take the view that you only live once." – Kate Hudson

“I share the same advice that my mom gave me: Stay hydrated and sleep well. And that being a beautiful person on the inside is what really matters.” – Jessica Alba

“You can’t eat beauty; it doesn’t sustain you. What is fundamentally beautiful is compassion, for yourself and those around you. That kind of beauty enflames the heart and enchants the soul.” – Lupita Nyong’o

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