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55 Most Famous Tyra Banks Quotes (INSPIRATION)

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I know I’m an overachiever, and I’m not apologetic about it.
I know I’m an overachiever, and I’m not apologetic about it.
Stop saying these negative things about yourself. Look in the mirror and find something about yourself that's positive and celebrate that!
Stop saying these negative things about yourself. Look in the mirror and find something about yourself that’s positive and celebrate that!
Never dull your shine for somebody else.
Never dull your shine for somebody else.
Love me or hate me I promise that it will never make or break me.
Love me or hate me I promise that it will never make or break me.

“I wish I was harder; I wish I didn’t care so much about being the nice girl all the time because a lot of the time people can take kindness for weakness, so I wish I had a little bit more ‘oomph’ in me.”

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Perfect is boring, human is beautiful.
Perfect is boring, human is beautiful.
Take responsibility for yourself because no one's going to take responsibility for you.
Take responsibility for yourself because no one’s going to take responsibility for you.
Self-love has very little to do with how you feel about your outer self. It’s about accepting all of yourself.
Self-love has very little to do with how you feel about your outer self. It’s about accepting all of yourself.
Once you plant seeds of success, your tree will bear fierce fruit.
Once you plant seeds of success, your tree will bear fierce fruit.
One of the big, most underlying messages for me is celebrating beauty that is not typical.
One of the big, most underlying messages for me is celebrating beauty that is not typical.

7 Inspirational Tyra Banks Quotes on Success

“The beginning of my career focused on trying to be a successful model for myself. How many campaigns, magazine covers, fashion shows, and endorsements I could get. The way I see the world now has changed. I am trying to offer as much opportunity to others as I can.”

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You’ve got to learn to accept the fool in you, as well as the part that’s go it goin’ on.
You’ve got to learn to accept the fool in you, as well as the part that’s go it goin’ on.
I’m not afraid of wanting money at all. Money will give me more power to do things that are truer to my spirit than what I’m already doing.
I’m not afraid of wanting money at all. Money will give me more power to do things that are truer to my spirit than what I’m already doing.
There’s always going to be dreams and goals I have, but I never really tell people what they are.
There’s always going to be dreams and goals I have, but I never really tell people what they are.
I'm competitive with myself. I always try to push past my own borders.
I’m competitive with myself. I always try to push past my own borders.
I gave myself a year to be a supermodel. And I said, 'If it doesn't happen, I'm going back to school.'
I gave myself a year to be a supermodel. And I said, ‘If it doesn’t happen, I’m going back to school.’
But if you do not have the talent for it, boo, let it go.
But if you do not have the talent for it, boo, let it go.

9 Tyra Banks Quotes to Empower You

“It is important for women to feel beautiful when she looks in the mirror, and I tell women, ‘If you don’t feel beautiful, find one thing that you can look in that mirror and say, ‘That is beautiful’.”

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I'm obsessed with making women look and feel more beautiful than they ever thought possible.
I’m obsessed with making women look and feel more beautiful than they ever thought possible.
I want you to be all you can be, not bitch all you can bitch.
I want you to be all you can be, not bitch all you can bitch.
You have what it takes to be a victorious, independent, fearless woman.
You have what it takes to be a victorious, independent, fearless woman.

“My body is more like a woman that’s not a model than it is like a model. I know how to dress for my body to give off illusions, and I like to teach women about it – it’s important for women to have that power and that arsenal… tricks that make you feel good when you walk outside.”

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I don't have the best self-esteem; mine wavers month to month, but I know how to pick myself up.
I don’t have the best self-esteem; mine wavers month to month, but I know how to pick myself up.
I think we should be unapologetic that we excel - and look beautiful while doing it.
I think we should be unapologetic that we excel – and look beautiful while doing it.
The fire to inspire women and help them to blaze new paths fiercely burns inside of me.
The fire to inspire women and help them to blaze new paths fiercely burns inside of me.
I get so much mail from young women saying that they are so insecure when they look at me, but they don't realize all of the flaws that I have.
I get so much mail from young women saying that they are so insecure when they look at me, but they don’t realize all of the flaws that I have.

14 Tyra Banks Quotes on Fashion and Beauty

“We are often told we can’t have brains and beauty, and I really hope that my message is that you can put on that red lip and curl your hair and put on that power dress — you don’t have to sacrifice one for the other.”

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I love the confidence that makeup gives me.
I love the confidence that makeup gives me.
I used to have this joke: 'Every hallway is a runway.'
I used to have this joke: ‘Every hallway is a runway.’
Black women have always been these vixens, these animalistic erotic women. Why can’t we just be the sexy American girl next door
Black women have always been these vixens, these animalistic erotic women. Why can’t we just be the sexy American girl next door?
I'm a perfectionist. Sometimes I have to remind myself that it's okay if there are flaws here and there.
I’m a perfectionist. Sometimes I have to remind myself that it’s okay if there are flaws here and there.

“Smiles come naturally to me, but I started thinking of them as an art form at my command. I studied all the time. I looked at magazines, I’d practice in front of the mirror and I’d ask photographers about the best angles. I can now pull out a smile at will.”

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A smart model is a good model.
A smart model is a good model.
A smile is the most important thing you wear.
A smile is the most important thing you wear.
Most modeling is kind of acting like a hoe, but making it fashion.
Most modeling is kind of acting like a hoe, but making it fashion.
I love food and feel that it is something that should be enjoyed. I eat whatever I want. I just don't overeat.
I love food and feel that it is something that should be enjoyed. I eat whatever I want. I just don’t overeat.

“As I look into the future, I see radical changes in both how people ‘attain beauty,’ and how the world perceives beauty. In general, I believe traditional beauty will be less valuable – and more uniqueness will be heralded.”

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I look at myself and pick out the things I don't like. No matter how much I work out, I never get muscle tone in my butt and hip area.
I look at myself and pick out the things I don’t like. No matter how much I work out, I never get muscle tone in my butt and hip area.
I think the rise of Asian models is an absolutely beautiful thing.
I think the rise of Asian models is an absolutely beautiful thing.

“Yeah, my mom always taught me to love my booty, even when it was very difficult to when it was very, very skinny and there was nothing I could do to gain weight—and then also when I got bigger and was having difficulty losing weight. She was always there for me.”

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8 Tyra Banks Quotes that will make you think

“I’m frugal. I’ve always been this way. When I was young, my mom would give me my allowance, and I’d peel off a little each week and have some to spare.”

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You'll never be me. Don't think you can be me.
You’ll never be me. Don’t think you can be me.
There is a difference between desire and desperation.
There is a difference between desire and desperation.
Flaws are awesome, so 'flawsome!' I love making up a word.
Flaws are awesome, so ‘flawsome!’ I love making up a word.
I’m not a cookie cutter. I cut the cookies, and I’ll cut you.
I’m not a cookie cutter. I cut the cookies, and I’ll cut you.
A lot of young girls think that the opposite of fake is rudeness. And just as ugly as fake is, so is saying whatever is on your mind because it's the truth.
A lot of young girls think that the opposite of fake is rudeness. And just as ugly as fake is, so is saying whatever is on your mind because it’s the truth.
Perception is reality, because that is their truth.
Perception is reality, because that is theirtruth.
When I got to a karaoke bar, I'm not just singing Britney Spears' songs, I am her. And I am also Janet Jackson.
When I got to a karaoke bar, I’m not just singing Britney Spears‘ songs, I am her. And I am also Janet Jackson.

4 Tyra Banks Quotes on ‘Plus-Size’ and Having a big forehead

I don't want to use the term 'plus-size,' because, to me, what the hell is that It just doesn't have a positive connotation to it. I tend to not use it.
I don’t want to use the term ‘plus-size,’ because, to me, what the hell is that? It just doesn’t have a positive connotation to it. I tend to not use it.
I know the pain of somebody who's too thin and the pain of somebody that people say is too big.
I know the pain of somebody who’s too thin and the pain of somebody that people say is too big.
A size 16 can be the best shape for you, and you can be healthy.
A size 16 can be the best shape for you, and you can be healthy.
I have a big forehead, and I got made fun of all time. When I was a little girl, they used to call me 'five-head’.
I have a big forehead, and I got made fun of all time. When I was a little girl, they used to call me ‘five-head’.

3 Tyra Banks Quotes on Love and Dating

It was hard to get guys to notice me, period, because I was so skinny and all my friends were curvy. Plus, I used to be very nervous in front of guys.
It was hard to get guys to notice me, period, because I was so skinny and all my friends were curvy. Plus, I used to be very nervous in front of guys.
You don't have to have a ring on your finger to say, 'I love you.'
You don’t have to have a ring on your finger to say, ‘I love you.’
Love is an excuse to be stupid.
Love is an excuse to be stupid.

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