Discover a collection of powerful body shaming quotes that challenge the notion of beauty ideals and encourage self–acceptance and self–love.
Body shaming is a form of discrimination that has deeply affected people across different cultures and societies. It’s not only harms a person’s self–esteem and body image but also perpetuates a toxic cycle of comparison and negativity.
In an effort to combat to negative stigma and promote body positivity, we compiled the most inspiring body shaming quotes. They serve as powerful reminders of the importance of self–acceptance, to embrace their unique bodies, and self–care.
Derived from various sources, these quotes encapsulate insights and wisdom to foster a more compassionate and supportive environment. As you delve into this article, may you find solace and encouragement to embrace your own unique beauty and cultivate self–confidence.
Together, let us challenge the culture of body shaming and create a more inclusive and compassionate society. Let’s enjoy our collection of body shaming quotes and find your favorite words.
Inspirational body shaming quotes
Every weight loss program, no matter how positively it’s packaged, whispers to you that you’re not right. You’re not good enough. You’re unacceptable and you need to be fixed.
Most of us know that the media tell us our bodies are imperfect – too fat, to smelly, too wrinkled, or too soft. And, even though we may know it’s horseshit, these messages still seep into our brains and mess with our self–esteem.
Young women today feel vulnerable to judgment; if a harsh sentence is passed (or even suspected or projected), it is not her reputation that suffers so much as the stability of her moral universe.
The body is innocent. Deeply, beautifully, fundamentally innocent.
Women get boob jobs to give themselves a certain edge. Frankly, I don’t see why they nearly kill themselves trying to diet off their equally bulbous hips.
Today a woman must ignore her reflection in the eyes of her lover, since he might admire her, and seek it in the gaze of the God of Beauty, in whose perception she is never complete.
Beauty discrimination has become necessary, not from the perception that women will not be good enough, but that they will be, as they have been, twice as good.
You can spend your life thinking your butt’s too big (or your cock’s too small) or feeling sexy as hell. Make the choice to appreciate your body as it is.
I’m not going to let my insecurities keep me from having a good time.
The average personality re–shapes frequently, every few years even our bodies undergo a complete overhaul–desirable or not, it is a natural thing that we should change.
Stop body shaming quotes
Stop trying to fix your body. It was never broken.
Seek healing, a refilling of energy and spirit, as soon as you see that you need it. You don’t have to push yourself to give, do, or perform when what your body, mind, soul and emotions need is to heal.
When you don’t give yourself the time and care you need, your body rebels in the form of sickness and exhaustion.
My great hope for us as young women is to start being kinder to ourselves so that we can be kinder to each other. To stop shaming ourselves and other people: ‘too fat, too skinny, too short, too tall, too anything.’
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.
[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.
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…
Step away from the mean girls and say bye–bye to feeling bad about your looks.
Are you ready to stop colluding with a culture that makes so many of us feel physically inadequate? Say goodbye to your inner critic, and take this pledge to be kinder to yourself and others.
When you no longer believe that eating will save your life when you feel exhausted or overwhelmed or lonely, you will stop.
Uplifting body shaming quotes
Inspire a positive change in attitudes towards body image by exploring these impactful body shaming quotes.
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.
There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.
True beauty in a women is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows.
The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.
Any body type is beautiful. It’s all about loving what you got and rocking it.
I choose to take care of myself because I want to, not to prove anything to anyone.
Let go of anything that doesn’t fit, flatter and make you feel fabulous!
If I didn’t know better, I’d say I was thin. I do, however, know better. The fact is, I’m not thin. But here’s my newfound reality: You don’t have to be thin to look great.
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.
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.
Body shaming quotes short
Love yourself even more and celebrate diverse beauty with these ten short body shaming quotes.
My job is simply to allow the light to shine out of the masterpiece.
Don’t compare yourself to strangers on the internet.
The more you mature, you realise that these imperfections make you more beautiful.
No amount of self–improvement can make up for any lack of self–acceptance.
They shouldn’t really try to conform to any kind of stereotype. Just be happy and hopefully healthy.
Beauty is the enemy. We try to conquer not feeling beautiful all our lives. It’s a battle that can’t be won.
Never be ashamed of your problems, your body, yourself. You are worth life.
You don’t encourage people to take care of their body by telling them to hate it.
The minute you learn to love yourself you won’t want to be anyone else.
The human body is the best picture of the human soul.
Body shaming quotes for Instagram
I see my body as an instrument, rather than an ornament.
You can’t shame yourself worthy.
Treat your body like an instrument, not an ornament.
You can’t hate yourself happy.
Everyone’s body shamed!
You don’t have to love your body to be kind to it.
Chic is when a woman is in harmony with herself.
You can’t criticize yourself thin.
It’s OK to love your body the way it is.
Your body is the child of your soul.
Overcoming body shaming quotes
Take that inner critic along with you to the changing room or beach. Tell it to take a seat because you are doing some thing for you.
Dr Tara Quinn–Cirillo
Constantly worrying about your reflection and criticising your body, shape and size is an act of violence against yourself
Focus on the parts of yourself that will not diminish with time–humor and wisdom are not like collagen. You will make more of them as you age.
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.
You will never have the exact body you would design, you probably don’t even know what that would look like, so start to love the body you have, whatever it looks like.
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.
You’ve just got to laugh at yourself, honestly. I mean, I know when I’m having a fat day and when I’ve lost weight. I accept all of the bodies.
What spirit is so empty and blind that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful than the garment with which it is clothed?
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.
How attractive you are is entirely based on how you feel about yourself.
Quotes about body shaming
Your body is the ground metaphor of your life, the expression of your existence. It is your Bible, your encyclopaedia, your life story.
She was every inch the skeletal goddess that had been promised by the bones of her feet.
Sometimes all you’ve accomplished by the end of the day is to have maneuvered your body through space without grave incident.
Hilary Thayer Hamann
If you wonder what you were doing in the past, look at your body; to know what will happen to you in the future, look at your mind.
I’m known to have a hottie open / I keep the shotty smokin / Front and get half the bones in your body broken.
It happens very rarely, but when it happens it’s worth waiting for, that the instrument becomes part of your body.
Stop worrying about whether you’re fat. You’re not fat. Or rather, you’re sometimes a little bit fat, but who gives a shit?
There are two noble things in life: one to do charity and other to look after your body.
I was a scapegoat. The media had to put responsibility on somebody, and I was chosen. They felt free to say that because someone was thin they were anorexic, which is ridiculous.
And I prefer the internet because I don’t like having a body.
Positive body shaming quotes
Never forget the nine most important words of any family: I love you. You are beautiful. Please forgive me.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
True beauty lies deep within. No matter what you look like on the outside, if you know you are beautiful, nothing can change that.
You are beautiful just the way you are.
Try to overcome your doubt. Believe you are beautiful. Look at yourself through someone else’s green eyes. Believe someone out there will find you and kiss your skin until you can feel it blister with the heat. Believe in something bigger than your problems and you will be saved.
But maybe you see beauty in me because you are beautiful, not because I am.
It’s OK to feel crappy sometimes and it’s OK to feel like you don’t look like the next person. But what you have to know is that you are beautiful and you are strong and you are worth it. It’s important to know that.
Every weird thing about you is beautiful and makes life interesting.
We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone and as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give others permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
And just in case you need reminding, you are beautiful.
I might have a little bit of cellulite. I might not be toned everywhere. I might struggle in this area or that. But accepting that just empowers me.
These body shaming quotes serve as powerful tools in the fight against societal beauty standards. They encourage us to reject comparisons, judgments, and criticisms based on appearance, and instead foster a culture of kindness and respect.
By incorporating body shaming quotes into our personal reflections, we take a crucial step towards dismantling harmful beauty standards. So, let us carry their messages with us and spread the importance of self–acceptance and celebrate of every unique body.
Hope that you have enjoyed our compilation of body shaming quotes and that they have resonated with you on a personal level. Share these quotes with others, so you can help other find strength and encouragement in their own unique journey towards self–acceptance.
Remember, your worth is not defined by your appearance but by the incredible person you are. Embrace your unique qualities, nurture self–compassion, and let your confidence radiate. You are worthy, you are enough, you are beautiful, and deserve to live life to the fullest.