Love Your Body! 39 Quotes To Inspire Self-Confidence

Quotes about body positivity are a great inspiration. It’s important to be happy in our own skin and love the body we have. Here are some inspirational quotes that will hopefully provide you with a dose of positivity.

These quotes are great to write on your vision board or in your journal.

Stop trying to fix your body. It was never broken.

Eve Ensler 

You are not a mistake. You are not a problem to be solved. But you won’t discover this until you are willing to stop banging your head against the wall of shaming and caging and fearing yourself.

Geneen Roth

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.

Thich Nhat Hanh

I definitely have body issues, but everybody does. When you come to the realization that everybody does that—even the people that I consider flawless—then you can start to live with the way you are.

Taylor Swift

Don’t wait on your weight to live the life you want.

Cece Olisa

We’ve forgotten what a regular body looks like. There are people out there who are struggling, and I’m struggling, and it’s okay to come to terms with realizing it’s going to be a bit of a journey.

Chrissy Teigen

If we make self-love or body acceptance conditional, the truth is, we will never be happy with ourselves. The reality is that our bodies are constantly changing, and they will never remain exactly the same. If we base our self-worth on something as ever-changing as our bodies, we will forever be on the emotional roller coaster of body obsession and shame.

Chrissy King

Be happy in your own skin. If you are unhealthy, start by making small changes to become healthier. You are unique, beautiful, and worthy.

Octavia Spencer

Being sexy is all about attitude, not body type. It’s a state of mind.

Amisha Patel
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This body had carried me through a hard life. It looked exactly the way it was supposed to.

Veronica Roth

Who cares if there are lumps on my thighs? I’m guilty of having human legs made up of fat, muscle, and skin, and sometimes when you sit, they get bumpy!

Kristen Bell

Fat is not bad,’ said Red Stripe, rolling his eyes. ‘Stop looking at those magazine covers. They’re totally enchanted.’ Brynne paused to raise her left fist in solidarity and kept moving.” I know, I know…but the covers are so shiny…’ said Yellow Stripe.

Roshani Chokshi

I don’t have perfect teeth. I’m not stick thin. I want to be the person who feels great in her body and can say that she loves it and doesn’t want to change anything.

Emma Watson

To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven. Don’t wait until you die. If you wait, you die now. If you love, you live now.

Alan Cohen

You’re not a better person if you eat carrots, and you’re not a fuckup if you eat pie.

Jes Baker

Sexy is not a size… your body is not a battleground. Your value is not measured in pounds.

Unknown

Your body. Your diet. Your life. It isn’t perfect. It never will be. But it’s real. It’s honest. It’s beautifully flawed. And totally magical.

Nicola Jane Hobbs

Since I don’t look like every other girl, it takes a while to be okay with that. To be different. But different is good.

Serena Williams  

The reality was my life wasn’t miserable because I was curvy; I was miserable because I thought I’d be happier if I were thinner.

Brittany Gibbons

Let’s get real about the ideal. It sucks. It doesn’t represent us, and it doesn’t even try to. And it refuses to acknowledge that people of all sizes, shapes, ages, skin colors, genders and abilities exist and are worthy of being seen, heard, and valued.

Megan Jayne Crabbe

All bodies are swimsuit bodies.

Catherine Li

Touch your body without shame or embarrassment or thoughts of it needing to be something else. Give yourself a hug before bed and tell yourself that it will be okay. Touch yourself with kindness every day—you’re in this relationship for the long haul.

Megan Cradle

Being unkind to your body in any given moment won’t change your body in that moment. It will change the way you feel about being in your body. You can interact with your body differently. You can choose your body back. Regardless of how easy or difficult it is to live there.

Anna Sweeney

And I said to my body softly, ‘I want to be your friend.’ It took a long breath and replied, ‘I have been waiting my whole life for this.

Nayyirah Waheed

Accepting your body means accepting that sexual pleasure is not meant just for other people. Sex is a human right. Take back that right! Empower yourself as a sexy, sensual woman by discovering your likes and dislikes, turn-ons and turn-offs, and the positions that give you the most pleasure.

Elle Chase

With your love, I can be nude; I can be myself.

A.D. Aliwat

Feeling confident, being comfortable in your skin—that’s what really makes you beautiful.

Bobbi Brown

Everybody has a part of her body that she doesn’t like, but I’ve stopped complaining about mine because I don’t want to critique natures handiwork … My job is simply to allow the light to shine out of the masterpiece.

Alfre Woodard

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.

Lena Dunham

I wish I could tell my younger self that she was always more than a body. She always had more to offer the world than weight loss and flat abs. So much more

Megan Jayne Crabbe

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.

Buddha

Accept who you are; and revel in it.

Mitch Albom

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

Oscar Wilde

If anybody even tries to whisper the word ‘diet,’ I’m like, ‘You can go f- yourself.

Jennifer Lawrence

My weight? It is what it is. You could get hit by a bus tomorrow. It’s about being content. And sometimes other priorities win.

Melissa McCarthy

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.

Lucille Ball

Everyone is comparing lives on social media and wants the perfect body, perfect image, perfect outfit, perfect life – we’re striving for this perfection, and it’s so unhealthy because there’s no such thing as perfection.

Emily Atack

As a child, I never heard one woman say to me, ‘I love my body’. Not my mother, my elder sister, my best friend. No one woman has ever said, ‘I am so proud of my body.’ So I make sure to say it to my daughter because a positive physical outlook has to start at an early age.

Kate Winslet

I’m comfortable in my body and I don’t mind putting it on display. Honestly, I like how unique it is. My big arms, my bigger hands, these long legs—I love being different. If everybody was the same, it’d be a boring-ass world.

Brittney Griner
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16 thoughts on “Love Your Body! 39 Quotes To Inspire Self-Confidence”

  1. Our biggest critic is ourselves. Only when we have truly learned to love and accept ourselves can we then say that we are genuinely happy. These quotes are a good start towards attaining a positive self-image.

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  2. Everyone – men and women – needs to read these quotes and really take them in. We should be the ones who love ourselves the most, but we often tend to love ourselves the least.

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  3. These are all beautiful empowering quotes for women who feel less confident with their bodies. My daughter is on the heavy side. I give her advice and those “nudges” that she should lose some weight. Not that I body shame her, but because I am concerned with her health. She needs to realize that taking care and loving herself does not mean that she has to have a shapely figure. It means that she should act on some changes to keep her health in check.

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  4. I am a huge fan of quotes for so very many purposes. I find them super motivating and in this case can really help people to gain control of their views.

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  5. These are all such wonderful, empowering quotes. I think many women struggle with self love, and these quotes can help us change that.

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  6. These quotes are very beautiful and very relevant to pretty much anyone. Our standards of beauty are not realistic or healthily attainable. Our bodies have fat, stretch marks, cellulite, and scars. These things do not make you ugly or unattractive. It’s all a part of being human. Thank you for these quotes- makes me feel a bit easier about myself.

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  7. I love this quote. I can relate to it. We’ve forgotten what a regular body looks like. There are people out there who are struggling, and I’m struggling, and it’s okay to come to terms with realizing it’s going to be a bit of a journey. I have been struggling a lot with weight since I’m a foodie but it takes discipline to make it happen.

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  8. With girls especially, I think there’s a lot of pressure to look a certain way. Let’s say you do get really skinny, then it’s your boobs or butt not big enough. Too many stretch marks etc. It’s hard to love your body when you’re constantly seeing these pictures of these women that supposedly look perfect. Despite that, I, along with many other girls, am trying hard to love my body for the way it is instead of telling myself I’ll love my body when it looks a certain way.

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  9. There may be times when you feel as though you are inadequate, or you just don’t fit into the world’s definition of who or what they say you should be. Guess what, you don’t need to fit in. You are enough, you don’t need to change yourself to make someone else feel better. You were beautifully designed. Fearfully and wonderfully made. You are one rare gem, for throughout the world there is no one else like you. Now, that’s worth celebrating. You are special, you are unique, you are no mistake. Always be yourself for no one else will ever come close to fulfilling your role.

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