The Best Body Positivity Quotes to Embrace and Love Our Forever Home

Give the care, acceptance, and gratitude to your body that it so deserves.

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In this post, let's give love and acceptance to our body as it is with body positivity quotes.

Your body is your forever home. It's what takes you around, lets you do all that you can, it's what you experience everything with. It's what gives you life.

And, it already loves you. It tells you when you need to rest, when you should eat, when you should hydrate, or go around. It's here to give you care, and all it needs is for you to love it back.

And, so let's dive into body positivity quotes to do the bare minimum for our true home we will have forever and gift it what it's been dearly waiting for.

Body positivity quotes

Image with body positivity quote by Veronica Roth

“This body had carried me through a hard life. It looked exactly the way it was supposed to.”
― Veronica Roth

“Hating our bodies is something that we learn, and it sure as hell is something that we can unlearn.”
― Megan Jayne Crabbe

“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

“Lines can be the etchings of your biggest smiles, the frowns you learned from, the proof that you change and grow.”
― Eleanor Gordon-Smith

“Pretty much the strongest, most badass, and rebellious thing that you can do is to love your body in this world that screams at you that you shouldn't.”
― Laura Bates, Girl Up

“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

To embrace and love your body as it is, here are body-positive affirmations for you:

“All bodies are swimsuit bodies.”
― Catherine Li

“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 Hayek

“Stop trying to fix your body. It was never broken.”
— Eve Ensler

“You have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.”
— Louise Hay

Image with body positivity quote by Lauren Bacall

“I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.”
― Lauren Bacall

“This body had carried me through a hard life. It looked exactly the way it was supposed to.” ― Veronica Roth

"You are fine, just the way you are... Bodies come in all shapes and sized. Don't let anyone make you feel any differently. I wanted to believe him, but by then, of course, the damage had been done."
― Jennifer Weiner

“I don’t want to wait until I’m 73 to embrace my body. To look back and think of my beauty: How did I miss it? Let’s not wait another moment.”
― Ashley Asti

“If you retain nothing else, always remember the most important rule of beauty, which is: who cares?”
― Tina Fey

“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 can’t hate yourself happy. You can’t criticize yourself thin. You can’t shame yourself worthy. Real change begins with self-love and self-care.”
— Jessica Ortner

“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

Image with body positivity quote by Bobbi Brown

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

“Stop spending all day obsessing, cursing, perfecting your body like it’s all you’ve got to offer the world. Your body is not your art, it’s your paintbrush.”
— Glennon Doyle

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

“Weight loss does not make people happy. Or peaceful. Being thin does not address the emptiness that has no shape or weight or name. Even a wildly successful diet is a colossal failure because inside the new body is the same sinking heart.”
— Geneen Roth

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

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

“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

“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

“Do not apologize for your sacred body. All of you is holy.”
― Ashley Asti

“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

“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 nature’s handiwork… My job is simply to allow the light to shine out of the masterpiece.”
— Alfre Woodard

“YOU ARE WANTED. Big, small, tall, short, pretty, plain, friendly, shy. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise, not even yourself. Especially yourself.”
― Jennifer Niven

Image with body positivity quote by Emma Stone

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

“In school, they taught us a "hero" never follows the "herd". Twenty years of being a misfit and I finally realized that maybe, the hero never had a choice. Maybe, a hero was just a reject from the herd.”
― Ayushee Ghoshal

“Our bodies cannot truly be hidden, no matter how many black outfits we wear. No matter how many pairs of Spanx we own. No matter how much we suck it in. Doesn’t it seem like a better use of our time to just accept the fact that our bodies are our bodies and live our lives like there is no tomorrow?”
― Jes Baker

“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

“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

“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

“Life is so much more beautiful and complex than a number on a scale.”
— Tess Munster

“Your body is the piece of the universe you’ve been given, the place where love and joy and grief happen, where happiness unfolds. Do you really want to keep believing that it’s a horrible, ugly, lumpy thing?”
― Geneen Roth

“The most attractive thing about you should have less to do with your face or body and more to do with your attitude and how you treat people.”
― Germany Kent

“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.”
— Thich Nhat Hanh

“We can’t hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love.”
— Lori Deschene

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

“The more I like me, the less I want to pretend to be other people.”
— Jamie Lee Curtis

“Treat your body like an instrument, not an ornament.”
― Gary Thomas

Image with body positivity quote by Mik Zazon

“Just because we have acne, tummy rolls, and chaffing thighs doesn’t mean we need to be fixed. Period.”
— Mik Zazon

“Your self-esteem won’t come from body parts. You need to step away from the mirror every once in a while and look for another reflection, like the one in the eyes of the people who love you and admire you.”
— Stacy London

“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

'My body is not yours to critique and discuss. My body is not yours for consumption. My body is my vessel. An archive of experiences. A weapon that has fought battles only I understand. A library of love, pain, struggle, victory, and mystery.” — Sophie Lewis

Image with body positivity quote by Gabourey Sidibe

"It doesn’t have anything to do with how the world perceives you. What matters is what you see."
― Gabourey Sidibe

“I’ve learned a pretty tough lesson that people can say whatever they want about us at any time, and we cannot control that... The only thing we can control is our reaction to that.”
― Taylor Swift

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Aarushi Tewari

Aarushi Tewari

The writer and affirmations speaker at Gratitude, Aarushi believes that one of the most effective ways of feeling inner peace is by being grateful and having a loving self-relationship.

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