shayarisms4lovers June18 222 - 20 Powerful Quotes From Celebrities About Body Shaming, Self Image & Learning To Love Your Body — As Is

20 Powerful Quotes From Celebrities About Body Shaming, Self Image & Learning To Love Your Body — As Is

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“You’re amazing, just the way you are.” -Bruno Mars

Body-shaming is a horrible reality that everyone faces over and over again in their lives. But what exactly is body-shaming?

According to Healthline, body-shaming “involves criticizing and harassing overweight people about their weight or eating habits to make them feel ashamed of themselves,” with the intent to “motivate people to eat less, exercise more, and lose weight.”

Does this criticism affect a person’s self-esteem? Well, according to Kris Gunnars, a writer for Healthline agrees that fat-shaming makes things worse.

He states, “Some believe that making overweight people feel ashamed of their weight or eating habits may motivate them to get healthier. However, scientific evidence confirms that nothing could be further from the truth.”

It’s so true. People take the wrong approach in trying to approach the topic of your weight. Family members, doctors, and complete strangers make it the hardest and they can cut you down in a split second.

Body-shaming can cause a decrease in motivation, depression, eating disorders, reduced self-esteem, stress, weight gain, mental problems, increased risk of suicide, increased cortisol (a stress hormone) levels, and it can increase your risk for certain chronic diseases.

As someone who is overweight, there is not a day that goes by that I am not reminded that I need to stop eating this, or I need to exercise, or I need to lose weight, or I need to make myself look pretty. It really does take a toll on my mental health and self-esteem. Some days I don’t want to eat because all these negative thoughts are swirling around and then there are times I feel guilty for eating something.

It’s important for me to remember that I have to eat, but body-shaming from others and myself since I was born has made me so self-conscious that it can make just the simple matter of eating a chore and something that I feel so bad about.

But, lately, I have realized that I have to love myself for who I am and what I look like. I shouldn’t be ashamed of who I am or let negativity manifest.

If you are going through these same things, remember you are not alone.

Everyone goes through these body-shaming situations, even celebrities, but what can make you stand out is if you don’t let what other people say or the devil sitting on your shoulder …

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shayarisms4lovers June18 271 - 15 Confident Quotes To Help You Embrace Your Curves & Love Your Healthy Body — As Is

15 Confident Quotes To Help You Embrace Your Curves & Love Your Healthy Body — As Is

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Love the skin you’re in (and forget about the scale).

Actions speak louder than words. That means, instead of constantly looking in the mirror and thinking to yourself, “Why do I have curves,” go to your closet, whip out that tight dress and embrace every inch of your body.

There is nothing wrong with having a little extra junk in the trunk. Just like there is nothing wrong with being a size 0 or a size 12.

Living a life where being ashamed of your body is the norm is not a way to live – look to your curves as a powerful tool.

You are strong and can fill out those skinny jeans perfectly. All sizes are created equal, so just because your friend may be three sizes smaller than you doesn’t make her body any better. They say we are always wanting what we don’t have, but maybe what we need is right in front of us. Your body is beautifully made.

I know practicing self-love is easier said than done; we want to embrace our curves but can’t help comparing our bodies to the models on Instagram or Victoria Secret ads.

A Victoria Secret model’s body is beautiful in its own way. Your body is built wonderfully and there is no room for comparison in your mind. The only thoughts that should float in are, “I’m hot, I’m worthy, and I’m deserving of every curve on my body.”

I know how hard it can be to accept your body for what it is; I am a 5 foot nothing, curvalicious woman who sometimes wishes she didn’t have to go three jean sizes to fit her thighs into her pants. But, once those jeans are on I feel powerful, regardless of size.

Here are 15 confident quotes about loving you body, loving your curves and living a healthy, happy lifestyle to remind you how perfect your curves are. Just in case my speech wasn’t motivation enough.

1. Always and everyday

“I stand in awe of my body.” – Henry David Thoreau

2. Make yourself a little revolutionary

“The most revolutionary thing you can do is love your body.” – Unknown

3. The only opinion that matters is yours

“There is nothing wrong with your body, but there is a lot wrong with the messages which try to CONVINCE you otherwise.” – Rae Smith

4. Look in the mirror

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shayarisms4lovers June18 51 - 20 Confident Quotes About Loving Your Weird & Being Yourself, Unapologetically

20 Confident Quotes About Loving Your Weird & Being Yourself, Unapologetically

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It’s time to kick normal to the curb.

There’s one descriptor in life that I’m not a big fan of: when people use the word ‘normal.’ It’s not that I’m against it or something, I just think it’s a dumb word. While there are some things you could call normal, like breathing or eating (to a point), the fact is no one is normal.

What’s even the basis for ‘normal?’ Who decided that having x trait and y hobby made you the ideal model for what everyone else should be? And why should everybody be like that? I really think that the whole concept of being ‘normal’ is a bunch of garbage.

No one is normal. We’re all a little weird and we’re all a little off-kilter.

We’ve all got quirks about us and things we do that make people tilt their head at us. Maybe your favorite sandwich is peanut butter and bananas. Or the way you relax is by hang gliding. Maybe you’re favorite animal is a platypus. Okay, who can blame you on that last one? Those things are pretty cool.

No matter what it is, there’s at least one thing about every single one of you that makes you different from the rest. And you know what? THAT’S OKAY! Own that thing that makes others call you weird! Be proud of it, because that’s who you are! There are whole cities that promote weirdness (ever hear the phrase “Keep Portland Weird?”)!

Don’t ever let someone tell you to be normal. And if they do say it, ask them this- what’s so great about being normal? Do you enjoy being uniform and boring like the rest? While normal doesn’t really exist, the illusion of normal does. People have weird within them, but they’re just too afraid to show it off. It’s something that’s instilled in us as we grow up. Act like the rest, meet the status quo.

BOOOORRRRIIINNGGGGG! Seriously, who wants to do that? You’ll always be happier being true to yourself rather than being what someone wants you to be. So let that freak flag fly, and, if you’re one of those people still on the fence, or maybe you need a confidence boost, here are some weird quotes from some other weird people who agree with me.

1. I’m not the only one that thinks no one is normal.

“I think everybody’s weird. We

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shayarisms4lovers June18 292 - 26 Strength Quotes For Women Who Need An Encouraging Daily Bible Verse

26 Strength Quotes For Women Who Need An Encouraging Daily Bible Verse

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To being strong inside and out!

Do you love having a daily Bible verse to read? When you pick a quote about strength it doesn’t hurt to think it comes as a little blessing from God.

As a young teenager, I remember opening my Bible and closing my eyes as I let the pages sift through my fingers. I’d drop it flat on the table and put my finger down on the page hoping that the daily inspiration I received would be picked by change.

So many times a verse I memorized as a child became manna for the future. Like little ticking time bombs, a word would finally make sense years later.

One time, while in the hospital delivering my 3rd child too early than I was supposed to, I was terrified about my heath and feared death. I remembered my grandmother loved Proverbs 23, and so I meditated on each phrase until my son was born.

How amazing those words became to me. I had never appreciated a single verse from that chapter, I suppose because I didn’t have to. Yet, during my time of need, the same chapter that my grandmother prayed each day became my mantra during the darkest night.

Bible verses about strength are inspiring for busy women, Christian or not.

From losing a friendship to gaining weight, sometimes things happen in life that just plain should not. It’s nothing you did.

It’s nothing you didn’t do which can zap your energy just trying to fix a problem you didn’t create. 

And if you did, it’s ever harder dealing with the fear and guilt of it all.

But when unexpected and expected change does happen, there’s this tiny emotional alarm that goes off inside and asks, “What could I have done differently? How could I have prevented this from happening?”

The intuitive nature of a woman drives her to think things over — and then think them over some more.

Doing so brings many blessings, along with an awareness of a few dangers. Looking inside can teach us important lessons, but staring into an abyss of regret ruins lives.

And it’s especially hard to look inside for answers when it seems there simply may not be any to find, or when those we find just don’t make any sense. 

Rehashing different scenarios can foster a sense of fear when what a woman really wants is …

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shayarisms4lovers June18 249 - 30 Inspirational Quotes About Confidence To Remind You That It's Always Better To Just Be Yourself

30 Inspirational Quotes About Confidence To Remind You That It’s Always Better To Just Be Yourself

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No one else is like you.

Everyone struggles with self-confidence and longs to find out who they really are but it’s not as easy as it sounds.

We have all experienced insecurities and questioned our worth from an early age. Supposedly, this kind of self-doubt ends after high school or college and you emerge a confident and unshakeable human being with no major flaws.

Not.

We face this kind of self-doubt in every stage of our lives. Finding out who you are isn’t easy in the first place, and being confident enough to just be authentically who you were meant to be at all times is almost impossible. We are constantly surrounded by the pressures of society and are left comparing ourselves to the people around us.


The simple fact of the matter is that being yourself is a lifelong struggle, although some phases of life may be harder than others. There’s no point where we just click into ourselves and become automatically confident in everything that we are. There’s no magic confidence potion, I’ve looked (although I have to confess, tequila comes as close as anything).

Being a human being is all about building the life you want and becoming who you want to be. You’ll undoubtedly make a million mistakes along the way, doubt yourself at every turn, and get lost in your own hopes for yourself but that’s OK! That’s part of being human! The most important thing is to keep chipping away at it, to keep growing and to keep trying. You’re a work in progress. 

When you need a little inspiration to be unapologetically you, turn to quotes. Words from others who have gone through exactly what you have are often an easy source of motivation.

Here are 30 quotes to remind you to always be yourself!


1. You are you for a reason.

“Never apologize for being yourself.” — Paulo Coelho

2. No one else is like you.

“Be yourself because an original is worth more than a copy.” — Unknown

3. Don’t be afraid to be different.

“It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to stand alone.” — Hans Hansen

4. You can’t compete with one-of-a-kind.

“If you’re able to be yourself, then you have no competition.” — Barbara Cook

5. You’re irreplaceable.

“Own who you are.” — Unknown

6. Let your beauty shine.

“Beauty begins the moment you

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25 Self-Worth Quotes To Look Back On Every Time You Start To Doubt Yourself

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You ARE worthy.

When you look in the mirror, what do you see?

Do you see someone who is strong and can overcome every obstacle standing in their way? Someone who is beautiful inside and out? Someone who is powerful beyond measure? Or… do you see someone who is not worthy of love? Someone who is not capable of succeeding? Someone who is broken?

Your answer to these questions has a lot to do with your self-worth. Self-worth is defined as having confidence in one’s abilities. This can include your ability to accomplish your dreams or to overcome any challenge.

Even on your worst days you never stop believing that you are a winner.

You are comfortable with everything that makes you, you. In turn, you expect the people in your life to recognize your value. Your confidence forces them treat you like the Goddess you are. They know that you are undeserving of anything less than greatness.


If you are the woman who knows her worth and makes no apologies for it, then you go girl! If you are the woman who doubts herself as we all do from time to time, then you still go girl! A little doubt just means there is room to prove yourself wrong.

Make the decision to actively find ways to help increase your self-worth. That is the first step. One way you can do this is by reading or reciting quotes about self-worth to remind you of how great you are. There is nothing sexier than a woman who believes in herself. She appears to be more happy, positive, successful and resilient. Strive every day to be that woman. You are amazing. You are worthy. You are loved.

If you at any point you start doubting your abilities, here are 25 self-worth quotes about self-love to build your self-esteem. 


1. You are more than enough.

“You are good enough, smart enough, beautiful enough, and strong enough. Believe it and never let insecurity run your life.”  Unknown

2. Believe in yourself. 

“Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” — Christian D. Larson

“I know what I bring to the table… so trust me when I say I’m not afraid to eat alone.”  Unknown

4. You are powerful and in control of your life.

“Note to self. Your

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shayarisms4lovers June18 261 - 19 Drake Quotes to Inspire You to Become Better Every Day

19 Drake Quotes to Inspire You to Become Better Every Day

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Starting his career as an actor in the TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation, Drake turned to music to become one of the most prominent rappers of his generation.

Drake’s childhood was not as glamorous as we’d like to think. His parents got divorced when he was only five and his father was arrested for drug related-charges. Moreover, he used to be bullied for being black and also Jewish. But Drake’s perspective has changed a lot since then. What used to make him feel different seems like a pretty cool thing today.

After signing a contract with Lil Wayne’s label Young Money Entertainment, Drake released his debut studio album “Thank Me Later,” which proved to be a great success, arriving at #1 on the US’ Billboard 200 chart.

Ever since his breakout, Drake continued to grow as an artist and dominate charts along the way. His fifth album, Scorpion, made him the first artist to top one billion streams in one week.

Here are 19 inspiring Drake quotes you should know.

Accept yourself. You don’t have to prove shit to no one except yourself.

When you get hurt by the one you living for, pain can make you wanna love no more.

Life can always change, you have to adjust.

Live without pretending, Love without depending, Listen without defending, Speak without offending.

A goal is just a dream with a deadline.

Tables turn, bridges burn, you live and learn.

Always felt like my vision been bigger than the bigger picture.

When you look ahead and darkness is all you see, faith and determination will pull you through.

Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time.

Wish you would learn to love people and use things, and not the other way around.

I’m trying to do better than good enough.

I was born to make mistakes, not to fake perfection.

Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.

When all is said and done, more is always said than done.

Sweat pants, hair tied, chilling with no make-up on. That’s when you’re the prettiest; I hope that you don’t take it wrong.

We live in a generation of not being in love and not being together.

If you thinking I’ma quit before I die, dream on.

Strength isn’t always shown in what you can hold on to, sometimes it’s shown in what you can …

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25 Quotes To Remind You Who’s Boss (Spoiler Alert — It’s You!)

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Find the motivation to slay the game like a boss one quote at a time.

You’re a boss, but you don’t always feel that way. Don’t worry, you’re not alone.

As much as we would all like to say that our confidence is unshakeable, the truth is that it isn’t quite that simple.


We all have our ups and downs when it comes to being confident and believing in ourselves, whether it be with work, relationships, or our personal life. It’s hard living in a world that places demands on the ways we succeed, how we present ourselves, how we spend our money, and how we exist, and all of the aforementioned demands can impact way we see ourselves, too.

We compare ourselves to friends and strangers over social media. We fail, run into obstacles, or simply feel insecure, and while that’s all a natural part of life, we don’t have to let those feelings own us.


We can pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and move on to bigger and better things.

The boss here is you, and spoiler alert  it always has been. Channel your inner boss and get things done, no matter what life throws at you. You are capable of more than you think, and all you have to do is realize that.

No matter what the cause of your insecurities, these 25 quotes are here to remind you that even on your worst days, you are still just as much of a boss as you are on your best ones.


1. They think they can stop you?

“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” Ayn Rand

2. For those days when the haters start to catch up with you.

“Not everyone likes me, but not everyone matters.” —Unknown

3. When you feel like the rest of the world is ahead of you.

“A flower does not think to compete with the flower next to it. It just blooms.” Zen Shin

4. When your hard work doesn’t feel like it is paying off.

“I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday.” —Jose N. Harris

5. When you need a reminder of your own self-worth.

“I don’t like to gamble, but if there’s one thing I’m willing to bet on, it’s myself.” —Beyonce

6. When you feel selfish for putting

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shayarisms4lovers mar18 88 - 30 Confident, Sassy Quotes That Make The Perfect Instagram Caption For Your Next Selfie

30 Confident, Sassy Quotes That Make The Perfect Instagram Caption For Your Next Selfie

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A picture is worth 1,000 words … but captions are still important.

Struggling to find the perfect, fun selfie caption that shows that you’re both fun and confident? We are here to help!

We get it. You just snapped the perfect selfie (after a million flop ones left in your camera roll), but now you have absolutely no idea what to use as caption. You definitely do not want to repeat yourself, because who does that? But then again, you really want your picture to say how you feel without using your own words.

It certainly is a conundrum.


You obviously do not want to pull well-known (boring) quotes, either, because your selfies are so unique and you are not boring.

Finding quotes that ACTUALLY go with your selfies can be so difficult. For that reason, we have gathered these cute and funny quotes for you to choose from for your next bomb selfie.

So, without further ado, let’s dive in and check out these 30 fun, confident and sassy quotes to put on your selfie captions. Tip: They can definitely be switched up a bit to fit different situations.


1. For when you don’t have it all together.

“I walk around like everything is fine, but deep down, inside my shoe, my sock is sliding off.”  — Unknown


2. When you are feeling confident and funny.

“I know looks aren’t everything, but I have them just in case.” — Unknown


3. And for when you are feeling extra confident.

“Confidence level: Selfie with no filter.” — Unknown


4. When your drink is also in the pic.

“I doubt Vodka is the answer, but it’s worth a shot.”  — Unknown


5. When you are feeling extra snarky.

“Someday I’m going to eye roll myself into another dimension.” —​ Unknown


6. When your bff is included in your selfie.

“Sexy pictures. Crazy times. Sisters at heart, partners in crime.” — Unknown


7. When you want to show off your happiness.

“Be happy in front of people who don’t like you, it kills them.” — Unknown


8. When your teeth are sparkling.

“Life is short. Smile while you have teeth.” — Mallory Hopkins


9. When you are dressed to the 9’s.

“I don’t dress up for boys. I dress up to stare at my reflection as I walk by store windows.” — Unknown


10. When you return to social media after a

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15 Marvel Quotes to Help you Find the Superhero Within

Marvel Comics was founded by Martin Goodman in 1939, and was first known under the name Timely Publications. And ever since then, Marvel hasn’t stopped entertaining us.

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The Marvel universe introduced us to thousands of heroes and villains over the time, making it impossible not to get fond of at least one character. And the best part of it is that you can read the comics or watch the movies as an adult, since Marvel developed a reputation for focusing on complex characterization and relatable issues.

Every story revolves around a lesson in life, intends to explain the psychology behind certain behaviors, and mostly makes you think about the choices you would make if you had superpowers. So, how would you use them? Would you become the hero or the bad guy?

Grab your cape, because here are 15 Marvel quotes that might just give you superpowers.

The strength of this country isn’t in buildings of brick and steel. It’s in the hearts of those who have sworn to fight for its freedom!

– Captain America

If there is nothing but what we make in this world, brothers, let us make it good!

– Beta Ray Bill

When you decide not to be afraid, you can find friends in super unexpected places.

– Ms. Marvel

The door is more than it appears. It separates who you are from who you can be. You do not have to walk through it… You can run.

– Franklin Richards

Violence doesn’t discriminate. It comes as cold and bracing as a winter breeze and it leaves you with a chill you can’t shake off.

– Daredevil

Intelligence is a privilege, and it needs to be used for the greater good of people.

– Dr. Octopus

Just because someone stumbles and loses their path, doesn’t mean they can’t be saved. – Professor Charles Xavier

If you cage the beast, the beast will get angry.

– Wolverine

No man can win every battle, but no man should fall without a struggle.

– Peter Parker

Faith is my sword. Truth is my shield. Knowledge my armor.

– Stephen Strange

The world is changing. Soon there will only be the conquered and the conquerors. You are a good man, with a good heart. And it’s hard for a good man to be a king.

— King T’Chaka

The world is full of evil and lies and pain and

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shayarisms4lovers may18 74 - 25 Dale Carnegie Quotes to Inspire You to Keep Trying

25 Dale Carnegie Quotes to Inspire You to Keep Trying

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One of the most famous developers of courses in self-improvement, public speaking, and interpersonal skills, Dale Carnegie helped millions of people who got stuck in the self-help section.

Dale Carnegie is the author of the groundbreaking book entitled How to Win Friends and Influence People, one of the best-selling self-help books of all time.

Carnegie was a man of humble beginnings. He started to teach public speaking classes for adults at the YMCA and within only two years he achieved such popularity that he founded his own Institute.

Carnegie knew that in order to find the “recipe”, he had to read the many stories of the most successful people and greatest leaders. This is how he perceived that people skills top the technical ones and that a person’s behavior can be changed by changing one’s behavior toward them.

The Dale Carnegie Institute has continued to expand and is now operating in 90 countries helping people build their self-confidence, enhance communication and people skills, develop leadership skills, improve attitude and reduce stress.

Here are 25 Dale Carnegie quotes to inspire you to keep trying and overcome your fears.

It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.

Don’t be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.

Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn—and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.

When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures bristling with prejudice and motivated by pride and vanity.

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us: power over our sleep, our appetites, our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.

Happiness doesn’t depend on outward conditions. It depends on inner conditions.

Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.

Talk to someone about themselves and they’ll listen for hours.

If you are not in the process of becoming the person you want to be, you are automatically engaged in becoming

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shayarisms4lovers June18 281 - 25 Inspirational Quotes That Will Motivate You To Live Your Most Authentic Life

25 Inspirational Quotes That Will Motivate You To Live Your Most Authentic Life

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Get it, girl.

It’s a harsh truth, but living your most authentic life is often more challenging than it sounds, which is why having a list of inspirational quotes about life and daily mantras within reach can help support and empower you — even on days when you’re not feeling good about yourself as a female.

You’d like to think of yourself as a confident, strong woman who walks to the beat of her own drum, but sometimes, we all need a little help getting past our moments of low self-esteem or insecurity that pop up every now and then.

Being a woman can be trying, especially when society seems to prefer bringing us down, rather than raising us up. And, sometimes, even other women can make us feel this way, too, which makes embracing your own authenticity a struggle.

Too often, we end up comparing ourselves to other women or to the image of what we believe we are supposed to be. But, the truth is you are already F.A.B — fabulous, awesome, and beautiful.

But, every now and then, you need to be reminded of your own power and self-worth with the help of motivational quotes. You can be and have all that you desire — it simply starts with deciding to take action and embrace your authenticity using the power of these daily mantras starting right now!

These 25 inspirational quotes about life for women can help motivate you to be your most empowered, authentic self.

1. You are not like other people.

“Stop comparing yourself to other people. You’re supposed to be unique.” — Sonya Parker

2. You should never beg for anyone’s love.

“Never chase love, affection, or attention. If it isn’t given freely by another person, it isn’t worth having.” — Ashley Purdy

3. Look at the positive instead of the negative.

“Everything is so beautiful when you stop looking for flaws.” — Unknown

4. You are imperfectly perfect.

“Just be yourself. Let people see the real imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful, magical person that you are.” — Mandy Hale

5. Love yourself, as you are.

“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” — Thich Nhat Hanh

6. You run your own life.

“You are in 100% control of you. Your decisions in each and every moment determine the quality

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16 Susan B. Anthony Quotes to Make You Treasure Your Independence

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Susan Brownell Anthony was a notorious American social reformer and women’s rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women’s suffrage movement.

Anthony was also involved in the temperance movement that aimed to stop the production (and sale) of alcohol. When she wanted to speak at one of the conventions, she was denied the chance solely because she was a woman. In that moment, Anthony realized that she had to do something about it or women don’t stand a chance to be taken seriously when it comes to politics. So she fought for the women’s right to vote.

Susan B. Anthony tirelessly gave speeches around the country, supporting women’s suffrage. She even voted illegally in the presidential election, which got her arrested and fined $100, a fine she never paid but rather chose to give the money away instead.

Moreover, she played a crucial role in the fight to end slavery, opening up her home to abolitionists, who made Susan B. Anthony’s home a regular meeting place.

Here are 16 Susan B. Anthony quotes to make you treasure your independence.

I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet.

I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do because I notice it always coincides with their own desires.

I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.

Forget conventionalisms; forget what the world thinks of you stepping out of your place; think your best thoughts, speak your best words, work your best works, looking to your own conscience for approval.

The true republic: men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.

There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.

Our Job is not to make young women grateful. It is to make the ungrateful so they keep going. Gratitude never radicalized anybody.

There shall never be another season of silence until women have the same rights men have on this green earth.

Independence is happiness.

No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent.

Failure is impossible.

I don’t want to die as long as I

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shayarisms4lovers June18 261 - 21 Quotes That Will Give You Courage When You Need It Most

21 Quotes That Will Give You Courage When You Need It Most

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Courage isn’t always easy to come by.

The entertainment industry is increasingly breeding these exalted heroines who seemingly effortlessly battle their way through every challenge without even batting an eyelash or smudging their mascara.

Whether it’s sword-swinging Alice, bow-bearing Katniss or bat-swinging Harley Quinn, many female protagonists are portrayed as these indestructible women overflowing with so much courage that they probably eat adversity for breakfast, crap bravery, and don’t need quotes about courage to get them moving.

What happened to their human flaws? Why are they portrayed as perfect? I call bull.


The fact is that finding courage in the face of adversity is sometimes really hard to come by. And that’s for anyone — men and women alike. This perfect woman who NEVER fears is just plain unrealistic.

REAL people are dynamic. REAL people have fear. REAL people get scared, hold themselves back and second-guess themselves. In reality, courage is hard! It’s not called a HARDship for nothing.

That’s the beauty of life! When times get tough, the tough get going. It isn’t always pretty or perfect. But putting your best foot forward and still going for it is what makes a strong woman strong.

You don’t have to be put together 24/7. That would be quite boring. How else would you learn how strong and resilient you are if you didn’t make mistakes along the way?


There’s always going to be a time when bravery seems like it just isn’t an option, so it’s in these times that you need a boost the most. And what better way to do that than with quotes about courage?

You can be your own shot of energy to make a change. All you have to do is give a damn. The rest will fall into place. 

YOU are a superhero. YOU are strong, independent, sexy and fierce all rolled into one. And what makes you that way is your resilience. Not being the perfect wife, girlfriend, worker. Having the courage and tenacity to keep going even after everything falls apart.

Life doesn’t stop for anyone or anything. You gotta keep trucking even in times where you would much rather curl up under your blankets. When life throws you a punch, punch back harder. Do it with all you have.

Use this as a reminder that this is NOT the end of the world. So here are some quotes about courage that …

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25 Molière Quotes to Make You Love Speaking the Truth

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Molière — by his real name, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin — is an actor, dramatist, and director who reformed French comedy in the 17th century.

At age 21, Molière decided to pursue a stage career and he did so at the highest level. He was adored by the court and his audience, but his sense of humor also received strong criticism from the Church and moralists, as in one of his plays – Tartuffe ou l’Imposteur – he seriously mocked religious hypocrisy. Don Juan was another bold performance that was eventually banned.

Molière left this world in a blaze of glory, and his last moments became legend. Jean-Baptiste Poquelin suffered from tuberculosis and collapsed on stage while performing in the last play he had written – Le Malade Imaginaire. Despite his poor condition, he insisted on finishing what he had started. Moliere collapsed again and was taken home, where he died after a few hours.

His masterpieces excite us to this very day. Times have changed, but people and morals are strikingly similar to those of Moliere’s times, so if you haven’t crossed upon any of his work yet, you should read at least one of Molière’s satires for a good laugh. Until then, here are 25 Molière quotes to make you love speaking the truth.

Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.

Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

A learned fool is more a fool than an ignorant fool.

It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable.

Life is a tragedy to those who feel and a comedy to those who think.

It infuriates me to be wrong when I know I’m right.

We die only once, and for such a long time.

Hypocrisy is a fashionable vice, and all fashionable vices pass for virtue.

One ought to examine himself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others.

Beauty without intelligence is like a hook without bait.

Man, I can assure you, is a nasty creature.

A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.

One must eat to live and not

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