50 Best Body-Positive Quotes That’ll Remind You That You Are Enough 2024

In a world where body image ideals can often feel unattainable, it’s important to remember that you are enough, just as you are. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the 50 best body-positive quotes to inspire and empower you in 2024.

These quotes, spoken by individuals who have embraced their bodies and overcome societal pressures, serve as a reminder that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes. Whether you’re struggling with self-acceptance, dealing with body shaming, or simply looking for a boost of confidence, these words of wisdom are bound to resonate with you.

From renowned authors and celebrities to everyday individuals who have found strength in their own journeys, these quotes offer insights into self-love, body positivity, and the importance of embracing your unique beauty. Each quote reminds us that our bodies are not limitations but vessels capable of experiencing joy, resilience, and self-expression.

So, if you’re ready to let go of insecurities and embrace a more positive body image, join us on this uplifting journey. These 50 body-positive quotes will inspire you to love yourself unconditionally and celebrate the beauty that radiates from within. Remember, you are enough, and your journey towards self-acceptance starts here.

50 Best Body-Positive Quotes That'll Remind You That You Are Enough 2024

1.”I never beat myself up or forced myself to look a certain way, and my goals have not been vanity-oriented, so I’ll be able to talk to my kids in a very real way about having to work with ourselves the way that we are. We’ve got to embrace it. We were all made a certain way.” — Drew Barrymore

2. “I’m 37 and finally love and accept myself. This isn’t a ‘good for me’ post. And it’s definitely not a ‘feel bad for me post.’ It’s for the kids who don’t take their shirt off at the pool. Have fun. You’re wonderful and awesome and perfect.” — Jonah Hill

3. “Any body type is beautiful. It’s all about loving what you got and rocking it.” — Megan Trainor

4. “I’ve never had a flat stomach. It just doesn’t happen, it’s just not going to happen, and it’s my little warm roll, and I like it, and I’m not a failure for not having a flat stomach,” — Jameela Jamil

5. “It doesn’t have anything to do with how the world perceives you. What matters is what you see.” — Gabourey Sidibe

6. “I guess my mom raised me right. She was very celebratory of her body. I never heard her once say, ‘I feel fat.’ Back when I was modeling, the first time I went to Italy I was having cappuccinos every day, and I gained 15 pounds. And I felt gorgeous! I would take my clothes off in front of the mirror and be like, Oh, I look like a woman. And I felt beautiful, and I never tried to lose it, ’cause I loved it.” — Christina Hendricks

7. “The body is such a commodity in our culture. People always comment on your weight. It’s a very shameful thing to take more than your share or take up more space. But now I realize that you’re entitled to that space. You can take up as much space as you want.” — Margaret Cho

8. “[T]here’s a double standard where it’s ok to talk s**t about a dude’s body… I’m happy with my body and who I am and other kids who are built like me and thinner than me should be able to feel the same way.” — Grant Gustin

9. “It’s beautiful to feel positive about your body, but it’s also fine that you don’t look like everybody else…or you have a different shape of this, or your legs are thicker, or your breasts are larger, or your breasts are smaller, or whatever the thing might be.” — Alicia Keys

10. “We just need to be kinder to ourselves. If we treated ourselves the way we treated our best friend, can you imagine how much better off we would be?” — Meghan Markle

11. “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.” — Britney Griner

12. “I’m so grateful that my body has taken care of me this long. It’s given me children, it’s healed from various accidents and surgeries, and I just feel, I think that we talk about that. I feel better in my 50s than I ever did prior.” — Brooke Shields

13. “I see my body as an instrument, rather than an ornament.” — Alanis Morissette

14. “Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.” —Henry Miller

15. “Each individual woman’s body demands to be accepted on its own terms.” — Gloria Steinem

16. “With all the sharpness and harshness and violence and fear that has been around, perhaps the softness of my body is a blessing. It has been able to nurture me in a way that my mind could not.” — Tracee Ellis Ross

17. “I wanted to do nudity. I felt like, all right, I’m 45, I’ve got cellulite, I’ve got stretch marks. I’m feeling really good about myself. Let’s stick it out there.” — Frances McDormand

18. “I say this for any other person whose appearance has been changed with time, illness or circumstance — it’s okay to live in your present body without treating it as transitional. I am, and I’m really enjoying it.” — Lena Dunham

19. “[Y]esterday I decided to fight the f**k back. Reclaim my body and stop trying to change this chest and these hips and these curves that my mum and dad made and love so unconditionally.” — Sam Smith

20. “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

21. “I’ve been sucking my stomach in since I was 11… I very specifically decided to relinquish and release every muscle I had that I used to clench to hide the reality. That was my goal. I have never felt more free creatively and physically.” — Jamie Lee Curtis

22. “You just have to accept your body. You may not love it all the way, but you just have to be comfortable with it. You just want something else that someone else has, but that doesn’t mean what you have isn’t beautiful.” — Rihanna

23. “It’s really an awakening — when you get pregnant and have a child — that the female body is the most amazing machine imaginable.” — Alyssa Milano

24. “Don’t waste so much time thinking about how much you weigh. There is no more mind-numbing, boring, idiotic, self-destructive diversion from the fun of living.” — Meryl Streep

25. “I realize everybody wants what they don’t have. But at the end of the day, what you have inside is much more beautiful than what’s on the outside.”— Selena Gomez

26. “Being a healthy woman isn’t about getting on a scale or measuring your waistline. We need to start focusing on what matters — on how we feel, and how we feel about ourselves.”— Michelle Obama

27. “People often say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder.” — Salma Hayak

28. “I’ve made peace with the fact that the things that I thought were weaknesses or flaws were just me. I like them.” — Sandra Bullock

29. “How I feel about myself is more important than how I look. Feeling confident, being comfortable in your skin — that’s what really makes you beautiful.” — Bobbi Brown

30. “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

31. “I’m pretty comfortable with my body. I’m imperfect. The imperfections are there. People are going to see them, but I take the view you only live once.” — Kate Hudson

32. “Even I don’t wake up looking like Cindy Crawford.” — Cindy Crawford

33. “Feeling beautiful has nothing to do with what you look like.” —Emma Watson

34. “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

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

35. “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

37. “I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.” — Emma Stone

38. “Your words have so much power. Every day, if you tell yourself, ‘I love you,’ if you give yourself one word of validation, it will change your mind.” — Ashley Graham

39. “You have to stand up and say, ‘There’s nothing wrong with me or my shape or who I am, you’re the one with the problem!'” — Jennifer Lopez

40. “Someone’s always going to have a critique … All that matters is what I think of it. And I had to go so deep inside myself and look in the mirror. Looking in the mirror and accepting what’s in the mirror is very, very difficult. And right now, I love it every time I look in the mirror.” — Lizzo

41. “I’m constantly reminding myself it’s not about my thighs: It’s about my commitment and my happiness level.” — Kristin Bell

42. “I make a promise to myself to start appreciating what my body CAN do and stop focusing on what it can’t.” — Carrie Underwood

43. “Nobody is perfect. I just don’t believe in perfection. But I do believe in saying, ‘This is who I am and look at me not being perfect!’ I’m proud of that.” — Kate Winslet

44. “Say goodbye to your inner critic, and take this pledge to be kinder to yourself and others.” — Oprah

45. “Knowing that I feel good because I am being diligent about taking care of myself mentally, physically, and emotionally creates self-esteem.” — Chrissy Metz

45. “All I have to say is ‘I’m healthy.’ In that statement, I express gratitude. I am grateful for my strength and things I can do with my body. I am saying I’m healthy and I accept the way my body is today without changing anything.” — Demi Lovato

47. “Take your time and your talent and figure out what you have to contribute to this world, and get over what the hell your butt looks like in those jeans!” — America Ferrara

48. “You all can judge my body all you want, but at the end of the day it’s MY body. I love it and I’m comfortable in my own skin.” — Simone Biles

49. “You define beauty yourself. Society doesn’t define your beauty.” — Lady Gaga

50. ““It has come with age — age and continuing to read and travel and realize that nobody, except for mean girls, gives a shit about a dimple in a thigh or what your upper arms look like. If you carry yourself with confidence, and you move through the world with your head held high and your shoulders thrown back, you don’t need to be a [size] double-zero. What people are attracted to is the fact that you’re attracted to yourself.”  Gabrielle Union