12 Inspiring Quotes From Female Celebs That Will Remind You How Perfect Your Body Already Is

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“Now every girl is expected to have Caucasian blue eyes, full Spanish lips, a classic button nose, hairless Asian skin with a California tan, a Jamaican dance hall ass, long Swedish legs, small Japanese feet, the abs of a lesbian gym owner, the hips of a nine-year-old boy, the arms of Michelle Obama, and doll tits. The person closest to actually achieving this look is Kim Kardashian, who, as we know, was made by Russian scientists to sabotage our athletes.”Tina Fey (yes, we start with the queen of body image.)

“There’s only, like, five perfectly symmetrical people in the world, and they’re all movie stars, and they should be, because their faces are very pleasing to look at, but the rest of us are just a jangle of stuff, and the earlier you learn that you should focus on what you have and not obsess about what you don’t have, the happier you will be.”Amy Poehler (the other queen)

“We have to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves.” ­– Beyoncé (okay, the actual queen)

“The next time you look into the mirror, try to let go of the story line that says you’re too fat or too sallow, too ashy or too old, your eyes are too small or your nose too big; just look into the mirror and see your face. When the criticism drops away, what you will see then is just you, without judgment, and that is the first step toward transforming your experience of the world.”Oprah (I can feel her side-eye all the way from Chicago for calling anyone else “queen”.)

“I keep telling myself that I’m a human being, an imperfect human being who’se not make to look like a doll, and that who I am as a person is more important than whether I have a nice figure.”Emma Watson

“I never wanted to look like models on the cover of magazines. I represent the majority of women and I’m very proud of that.”Adele

“Girls see enough of this body that we can’t imitate, that we’ll never be able to obtain, these unrealistic expectations…it’s better to look strong and healthy.”Jennifer Lawrence

“If I was a 6 or an 8, I thought, ‘Why aren’t I a 2 or a 4?’ Now I feel like I have two great kids and the dreamiest husband on the planet, and everything else is just a work in progress.”Melissa McCarthy

“I have sort of a Zen body philosophy, I’m sort of like: we’re one weight one day, we’re one weight another day, and some day our body just doesn’t even exist at all! It’s just a vessel I’ve been given to move through this life. I think about my body as a tool to do the stuff I need to do, but not the be all and end all of my existence. Which sounds like I spent a week at a meditation retreat, but it’s genuinely how I feel.”Lena Dunham

“I don’t want to be skinny. I’m constantly in a state of self-improvement, but I don’t beat myself up over it.”Mindy Kaling

“I had to surrender to not worrying about the way I looked, how much I weighed…I am not a woman whose self-worth comes from her dress size.”Kristen Bell

“I believe it is important to go on insisting that normality is not what we are exposed to. Honestly, among my acquaintances there is no woman wearing XS. No, sorry, there is one: my daughter. The point is that Mia is 11 years old.”Kate Winslet TC Mark

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