The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within- strength, courage, dignity.
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When I look at myself in the first grade and I look at myself now, I’m basically the same. The temperament is not that different.
You are beautiful not because you are better than others, but because there is only you who can smile like that.
Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.
The way I define beauty is individuality and wisdom, which I think creates a certain inner confidence. And not confidence in a way that’s only on the surface, but a deep-down knowing of yourself or settling into who you are.
Anna spoke not only naturally and intelligently, but intelligently and casually, without attaching any value to her own thoughts, yet giving great value to the thoughts of the one she was talking to.
I want to be age appropriate. I don’t want to be that girl you see walking away and she looks 25 and then she turns around and she looks 90.
I am an eternally deluded person. No one is as deluded as I am. How clear this is to me when I do zazen!
Its important so you stay in touch with yourself. If you lose touch with yourself, no ones going to want to talk to you or listen to anything youre f**king doing. Theyll just point at you and laugh. At you, not with you.
If I don’t feel confident about my body, I’m not going to sit at home and feel sorry for myself and not do something about it. It’s all about taking action and not being lazy. So you do the work, whether it’s fitness or whatever.
Never be ashamed of what you feel. You have the right to feel any emotion that you want, and to do what makes you happy.