Body Image Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old body image quotes, body image sayings, and body image proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Healthy body image is not something that you're going to learn from fashion magazines.     

Erin Heatherton

If you ask men about their body image, they will tell you they look better than they do. And if you ask a woman, she'll tell you she looks worse.     

Gloria Steinem

Black women don't have the same body image problems as white women. They are proud of their bodies.     

Tyra Banks

It's incredibly difficult to keep a healthy body image in this business.     

Courtney Thorne Smith

To lose confidence in one's body is to lose confidence in oneself.     

Simone De Beauvoir

Each individual woman's body demands to be accepted on its own terms.     

Gloria Steinem

The sexiest part of the body is the eyes. That's what I believe.     

Clive Owen

What no woman or man needs is anyone telling them they are 'too fat' or 'too skinny.' That just adds to the many stereotypes out there about a person's weight.     

LeAnn Rimes

I try not to be neurotic; I try to create and present healthy body image.     

Kimora Lee Simmons

To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.     


A figure with curves always offers a lot of interesting angles.     

Wesley Ruggles

The human body is the best picture of the human soul.     

Ludwig Wittgenstein

I've long struggled with my body image and have worked hard to achieve a healthy weight.     

Adam Richman

For a woman, body image is always a palpable thing. Weirdly, for me, the only time I don't care is when I'm in character.     

Juno Temple

Do something every day that is loving toward your body and gives you the opportunity to enjoy the sensations of your body.     

Golda Poretsky

Any body type is beautiful. It's all about loving what you got and rocking it.     

Meghan Trainor

The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.     

Marilyn Monroe

I'm not ashamed of what I am and that I have curves and that I'm thick. I like my body.     

Alicia Keys

Don't change your body to get respect from society. Instead let's change society to respect our bodies.     

Golda Poretsky

The body is a sacred garment.     

Martha Graham

God gave me a great body and it's my duty to take care of my physical temple.     

Jean Claude Van Damme

I'd rather be overweight and curvy than super thin with no curves. I'm proud of my body.     

Holly Madison

You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.     

Amy Bloom

I don't use my body to seduce, no. I just stand there.     

Ursula Andress

Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.     

Henry Miller

The human body is a machine which winds its own springs.     

Julien Offroy de la Mettrie

Our body is a machine for living. It is organized for that, it is its nature. Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself.     

Leo Tolstoy

Each body has its art...     

Gwendolyn Brooks

The body says what words cannot.     

Martha Graham

Bottom line, your body is a temple, and you have to treat it that way. That's how God designed it.     

Ray Lewis