quote by Gloria Steinem

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

— Gloria Steinem

Jaw-dropping Bathing Suit quotations

For women... bras, panties, bathing suits, and other stereotypical gear are visual reminders of a commercial, idealized feminine image that our real and diverse female bodies can't possibly fit. Without these visual references, each individual woman's body demands to be accepted on its own terms. We stop being comparatives. We begin to be unique.

Bathing suit quote He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.
He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.

My Dad was so open creatively that I was off in search of black turtleneck bathing suits with long sleeves.

Bathing suit quote The shoe that fits one person, pinches another; there is no recipe for living th
The shoe that fits one person, pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.

Once you've learned to study in a bathing suit on the grass with muscled men throwing frisbees over your head, you can accomplish almost anything.

I don’t think anyone knew I could act until I put on a bathing suit.

The setting sun burned the sky pink and orange in the same bright hues as surfers' bathing suits. It was beautiful deception, Bosch thought, as he drove north on the Hollywood Freeway to home. Sunsets did that here. Made you forget it was the smog that made their colors so brilliant, that behind every pretty picture there could be an ugly story.

Bathing suit quote People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing. That'
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing. That's why we recommend it daily.

People shop for a bathing suit with more care than they do a husband or wife.

The rules are the same. Look for something you'll feel comfortable wearing. Allow for room to grow.

When the tide goes out, you get to see who's swimming naked.

PIMCO has had its bathing suit on for a long time

I grew up in Florida riding horses, so for the majority of my life I was either in boots and jeans or a bathing suit.

Be able to go shopping for a bathing suit and not become depressed afterward.

It's time to diet and exercise when you accept the fact that you can fool some of the people all of the time and all of the people some of the time - but not while you're wearing a bathing suit.

If professional wrestling did not exist, could you come up with this idea? Could you envision the popularity of huge men in tiny bathing suits, pretending to fight?

If you think about it now, it's kind of ridiculous.

All these hot girls on Baywatch in tiny little red bathing suits running around saving lives.

The motion picture is like a picture of a lady in a half-piece bathing suit.

If she wore a few more clothes, you might be intrigued. If she wore no clothes at all, you might be shocked. But the way it is, you are occupied with noticing that her knees are too bony and that her toenails are too large. The modern film tries too hard to be real. Its techniques of illusion are so perfect that it requires no contribution from the audience but a mouthful of popcorn.

Oh, I don't wear a bathing suit. I wear a tent when I go out.

Summer is a drag because even normal people become obsessed with their bodies.

A bad bathing suit can humiliate you more tan anything else in life.

She was wearing a canary-yellow two-piece bathing suit, one piece of which she would not actually be needing for another nine or ten years.

It is usually a mistake to impose an individual's taste on a room that has its own....style. Conversely, to put very fine pieces of furniture in a room that is without architectural distinction is as absurd as wearing a tiara with a bathing suit.

It's so much easier to sit home and not exercise and criticize other people.

What I love is inspiring people. People come up to me and say, 'I want to have two kids and wear a bathing suit and not feel terrible about myself. I see how hard you work and it makes me feel like I can do that too.'

Writing is a kind of performing art, and I can't sit down to write unless I'm dressed. I don't mean dressed in a suit, but dressed well and comfortably and I have to be shaved and bathed.

I remember very distinctly being so tall I didn't fit sleeves, so I ended up modeling lingerie and bathing suits, sleeveless stuff, basically. I didn't have a good body, but I believed I knew how to stand or pose to mask it.

Are we going buck-naked, or are we wearing like a bathing suit?

Men have an easier time buying bathing suits.

Women have two types: depressing and more depressing. Men have two types: nerdy and not nerdy.

A dozen swimming events have already been completed in the Olympic competition.

I wonder where they got the name 'Speedo.' It doesn't sound like a bathing suit, it sounds like a breakfast cereal for meth addicts.

I am not the sort of woman who would wear high heels with a bathing suit.

Let's get that straight right now.

I guess I was a nice girl with a nice figure, because I just had to wear a bathing suit and dive in the pool. I was kind of candy, eye candy.

The specific story line that people have responded to the most has been the horror of bathing suit shopping.

The bathing suits they had me wear on Baywatch were all one-pieces, which kill my figure.

I don't normally do shoots in bikinis - I'm just not that kind of girl.

But for 'Maxim' I was like, 'Bring it on!' I wanted to wear the higher heels and the skimpier bathing suit. I figured I'd go for it!

When you have a gown, there's much more to be concerned about.

Where is this crease falling? Are you making a weird shape with the dress? Are you doing the designer justice? With a bathing suit, it's more about you and the mood you convey.

When I was first pregnant, which was, let's see, in nineteen-eighty-three - I remember wearing a regular bathing suit to my in-laws' pool. It was just like a spandex one-piece, completely modest, and yet people were looking at me like it was obscene.

[Tuco is in a bubble bath. The One Armed Man enters the room.] One Armed Man: I've been looking for you for 8 months. Whenever I should have had a gun in my right hand, I thought of you. Now I find you in exactly the position that suits me. I had lots of time to learn to shoot with my left. [Tuco kills him with the gun he has hidden in the foam.] Tuco: When you have to shoot, shoot, don't talk.

I was the only swimmer in movies. Tarzan was long gone, and he couldn't have done them anyway; he could never have gotten into my bathing suit.

I was in Florida with Burt Stern, the photographer who shot Marilyn Monroe on the beach with a sweater, and we smoked a joint. The bathing suit kept coming off in the water, and I just ripped it off. I was very comfortable being naked.

We were at a beach one summer, and I had a bathing suit on.

My wife looked at me and said: 'Boy, you are skinny, aren't you?' I said: 'Honey, I'd like to remind you that it was minor defects like this that kept me from getting a better wife.'