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20 of the Best Beverly Johnson Quotes (MODEL)

Top 10 Most Famous Beverly Johnson Quotes (BEST)

“Ninety-five percent of being a success in the competitive world of fashion is just showing up on time and being there. I don’t know how I knew that when I was younger. You have to stick around for people to remember you.”

Beverly Johnson
Heartbreak taught me that you can rise from the ashes and get over anything.
Heartbreak taught me that you can rise from the ashes and get over anything.
I’ve had and am having an extraordinary life. I wanted to tell my story. I didn’t want to die with my song inside of me.
I’ve had and am having an extraordinary life. I wanted to tell my story. I didn’t want to die with my song inside of me.
There's so much more purpose behind my getting up in the morning. Business is hard, really hard, but it's worth it.
There’s so much more purpose behind my getting up in the morning. Business is hard, really hard, but it’s worth it.
There's not a hair extension or a makeup artist that can make me feel the way I feel when I give back.
There’s not a hair extension or a makeup artist that can make me feel the way I feel when I give back.

Business fits me best. The only reason I went into modeling originally was to help out my family, because I knew that money gave you freedom. I tried acting and all of the arts, I even put out a record album, but what I like the most is business, which is where I am now.”

Beverly Johnson
Instead of working out three times a week, I do something physical, like a one-hour walk everyday.
Instead of working out three times a week, I do something physical, like a one-hour walk everyday.
I tried acting and all of the arts, I even put out a record album, but what I like the most is business.
I tried acting and all of the arts, I even put out a record album, but what I like the most is business.
Everyone should have enough money to get plastic surgery.
Everyone should have enough money to get plastic surgery.
Once a supermodel, always a supermodel.
Once a supermodel, always a supermodel.

5 Beverly Johnson Quotes About Life that will Make You Think

“Most Americans think of hunger as a problem affecting only places like India, Africa or South America. But it is a tragic reality that our country has millions of children who are suffering from lack of food. We must all work together to save our country from this problem.”

Beverly Johnson
My cover shattered that notion forever… Women of color could boldly say to the world, ‘Hey, look at me! I’m here and I have value and I am beautiful.'
My cover shattered that notion forever… Women of color could boldly say to the world, ‘Hey, look at me! I’m here and I have value and I am beautiful.’

“There was a show in which these scientists shared the secrets of the world’s oldest living people, people still functioning past 100 years-old. They found that they exercised everyday, they ate in proportion, that they had a social network of family and friends, and that they had some sort of faith.”

Beverly Johnson
My husband was just OK looking. I was in labor and I said to him, 'What if she's ugly? You're ugly.'
My husband was just OK looking. I was in labor and I said to him, ‘What if she’s ugly? You’re ugly.’

“I was supposedly living this glamorous life, but I was crippled by the idea of growing old and where do I go next? The whole age thing—in our industry, it’s everything.”

Beverly Johnson

5 Beverly Johnson Quotes on Fashion and Modeling

“I’m elated. I guess it’s better late than never. Welcome to the 21st century. It’s fantastic. I love Dior, and Rihanna is very much one of my style icons. I’m happy they got there in the end. I adore her style. She loves fashion, she’s unafraid. She uses her imagination, which is something we should all strive to do.”

Beverly Johnson
Human hair takes much more attention, as far as holding the style. You have to comb it, straighten it out, and wash and dry it.
Human hair takes much more attention, as far as holding the style. You have to comb it, straighten it out, and wash and dry it.

“When I went to Fashion Week, I was very disappointed by how few women of color were in those shows. I do speak to the younger girls, and I hear them when they say they’re not getting the big contracts or into the big shows. So, to sum it up, it seems that whenever we take a couple of steps forward, we take a few more backwards.”

Beverly Johnson

“My daughter decided to embrace and celebrate who she was. She was a size two at one time, but she decided she didn’t want to be hungry anymore. I think that’s how you turn it around.”

Beverly Johnson

“My daughter has fulfilled all of my dreams, because she has a BA and MBA in business. She’s both a financial analyst and a plus-size model. She has the best of both worlds because, in modeling, you have to have something to fall back on.”

Beverly Johnson

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