Never dull your shine for somebody else.— Tyra Banks
The most colorful Tyra Banks quotes you will be delighted to read
I haven't seen the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Louvre.
I haven't seen anything. I don't really care.
Black women have always been these vixens, these animalistic erotic women.
Why can't we just be the sexy American girl next door?
There is 3 key things for good photography: the camera,lighting and... Photoshop
Never dull your shine for somebody else.
I love the confidence that makeup gives me.
Keep in mind that we should always thank those who hurt us, especially those who did so bad we are forced to transform. They risk the eternal verdict of going to hell just to make us better than who we are.
You can have all the potential in world, but unless you have confidence, you have nothing.
I am totally against plastic surgery.
A lot of people think I have breast implants because I have the biggest boobs in the business.
Once you plant seeds of success, your tree will bear fierce fruit.
I am totally against plastic surgery.
A lot of people think I have breast implants because I have the biggest boobs in the business. But I was a 34C when I was 17...They stay up when I wear a push-up bra. But if people could see me when I come home and take off my bra, how could they think these are fake?
Hotness to me is scary. I don't want to be hot. I just want to be a staple. I want to be something that's trusted.
I'm not ugly, but my beauty is a total creation.
Beauty's easy. Modeling is not just about being pretty.
A lot of young girls think that the opposite of fake is rudeness.
And just as ugly as fake is, so is saying whatever is on your mind because it's the truth.
Models now need to promote themselves, think like businesswomen and diversify their careers by doing other things. Chances are very slim that a mere model will become a household name today.
I don't like the label 'plus-size' -- I call it 'fiercely real.
' On 'Top Model,' we call it fiercely real. I don't want to use the term 'plus-size,' because, to me, what the hell is that? It just doesn't have a positive connotation to it. I tend to not use it.
It's not like I want to hop on a bandwagon, because I said it 15 years ago - bringing a child into your life who is not genetically yours is one of the most beautiful things you can do. But I'm also interested in having my own baby, too.
Girls of all kinds can be beautiful; from the thin, plus-sized, short, very tall, ebony to porcelain-skinned
Pledge that you will look in the mirror and find the unique beauty in you.
In high school I definitely had a clique of friends.
And what I loved about it was that we were healthy and good girls.
I think every woman would want to do something about their cellulite!
Modeling chose me, I didn't choose modeling.
Black women don't have the same body image problems as white women. They are proud of their bodies.
Love me or hate me I promise that it will never make or break me...<3
My nutritionist says, 'If you bite it, write it.
' Writing down everything that you put in your mouth really helps. I don’t count a damn calorie. But when I’m really trying to eat healthy, I write everything down. It really holds me accountable and puts me on a healthier path.
Every woman has a story.
Well, I don't think of myself as a diva.
I'm too dorky! Look at my shoes. (Points to the aforementioned sneakers.) I always look like this. I don't always want to be "working."
Take responsiblilty for yourself because no one's going to take responsibility for you.
I know how to dress for my body to give off illusions, and I like to teach women about it - it's important for women to have that power and that arsenal... tricks that make you feel good when you walk outside.
There's always going to be dreams and goals I have, but I never really tell people what they are
I don't go to the cool, trendy restaurants.
I go to either the holes in the wall or the super-fancy restaurants where there are no cool people.
I hate when models say 'Oh, plastic surgery is just a wrong thing.
What are you talking about? You won the genetic lottery. You look like this specimen that's making people everywhere feel insecure and you're going to ridicule someone for getting plastic surgery?
Use romantic relationships to grow, not to lose yourself. Keep your priorities in order.
Most of my career is spent in a meeting.
.. dressed sharply, looking really great; negotiating over a table, strategizing or coming up with new marketing plans or new ideas. And that makes me really, really happy.
Girls of all kinds can be beautiful.
I think my magical dream land would have all of my friends from high school and elementary school. I'm extremely nostalgic so my closest friends are people from my childhood.
From offstage until the moment I walk onstage, I constantly tweak my talk show and 'Top Model', but at the same time, I often leave my private life by the wayside.
I'm not sure exactly how gossiping about my life with my audience really helps them
I don't want to have to put on that "thing" - I call it "the thing" when I have to do my hair, put on the lashes, get dressed up. When I go out for potato chips, I just want to go out looking like myself, which means you will see bad pictures of me. There probably are some out there right now, but it's just part of the life.
I liked college guys but they could tell I was just a skinny girl.
Modeling is being a ho, but making it fashion.
I close my eyes while driving and just sing along. I always open them again in time.
When I am full, I stop eating.
It was really hurtful to me. I get so much mail from young girls who say, 'I look up to you, you're not as skinny as everyone else, I think you're beautiful.' So when they say that my body is 'ugly' and 'disgusting,' what does that make those girls feel like?
You have what it takes to be a victorious, independent, fearless woman.
Girls of all kinds can be beautiful - from the thin, plus-sized, short, very tall, ebony to porcelain-skinned; the quirky, clumsy, shy, outgoing and all in between. It's not easy though because many people still put beauty into a confining, narrow box...Think outside of the box...Pledge that you will look in the mirror and find the unique beauty in you.
Love every part of yourself. Even the things that frustrate you. They make you who you are!
Because my hands are rough and wrinkley, they are my least favourite feature.
An ex-boyfriend used to call them 'Freddy Kreuger' fingers.
You've got to learn to accept the fool in you as well as the part that's got it goin' on.
I'm not just retiring from the runway, I'm retiring from all modeling.
God, I love saying that! When I was 18, my mom said I have to have a plan. I decided I'd leave on top. I want to be like the athletes who seem stuck in time. When you see them at 50, you say they probably can still run like a champ.