“People always ask me, ‘You have so much confidence. Where did that come from?’ It came from me. One day I decided that I was beautiful, and so I carried out my life as if I was a beautiful girl. I wear colors that I really like, I wear makeup that makes me feel pretty, and it really helps. It doesn’t have anything to do with how the world perceives you. What matters is what you see. Your body is your temple, it’s your home, and you must decorate it.”  - Gabourey Sidibe
"When I was working in Italy I was having cappuccinos every day. I’d take my clothes off in front of the mirror and be like, ‘Oh, I look like a woman.’ I felt beautiful and I never tried to lose it ’cos I loved it. I was 20lb lighter than I am now, but modelling agencies used to tell me to lose 10, 15, 20lb. I’d be like ‘That’s bone – I can’t. That’s not going anywhere!’" -Christina Hendricks
“It’s a bit prejudiced. I mean, the Victoria’s Secret girls can flounce around in their panties all day long, But when there’s a bigger woman, with a little bit extra, they snip it out immediately. Honestly, it’s sad. It’s sad to me. I feel sad for all the women that are plus-sized … I think the majority of women in America are my size, 12, 14, 16 and they want to see themselves on television, they want to see themselves being beautiful in a bra and underwear.” -Ashley Graham





“I want the woman who can say ‘This is who I am, you don’t have to like me and you don’t have approve of me, but I’ve been to this pony show before and this time I’m getting what I want. I’ve got one voice, two chins, and more style than should be allowed by law and I’m not apologizing for any of it’ and then, I don’t know, puts her cigarette out on her arm.” - 





Rhiannon Gammill 
"I’d love to see the fashion industry open their eyes to the variety of women. That variety is what’s beautiful.” - Crystal Renn 
“Don’t spend all of your time trying to be like someone else because you can never be them and they can never be you.  ” - Raven Symone.
"I was always a big kid and I’m okay with that, but I know that it would  have been better growing up if I had seen role models who had figures  like me, beauty comes in all different packages." - Mia Tyler
“I was a size 14/16 in high school, and it wasn’t the easiest thing. As a  16, I definitely felt like my weight was holding me back. I was  supposed to have these bones protruding from my body and clearly that’s  not the case, and not the way my body’s meant to be.” - Tara Lynn (H&M model)
“I feel very fortunate coming from ‘American Idol’. I was the biggest  girl in the group. I’ve always been thicker and millions of people voted  for me. People are born all different shapes and sizes. People like me  this way.” - Kelly Clarkson
“In complete darkness we are all the same, it is only our knowledge and wisdom that separates us, don’t let your eyes deceive you.” - Janet Jackson

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“I firmly believe that what makes you sexy and beautiful is not the size  of your body or the colour lipstick you have on. What really makes you  sexy is what you project, your confidence, and your self awareness,  having a great sense of humour and being really smart.” - Kate Dillon