There is a thing about beauty. Beauty is always associated with the male fantasy of what the female body is. I don’t think there is anything wrong with beauty. It’s just what women think is beautiful can be different. And there can be a beauty in individualism. If there is a wart or a scar, this can be beautiful, in a sense, when you paint it.— Jenny Saville
Heartwarming Female Body quotations
A dress is a piece of ephemeral architecture, designed to enhance the proportions of the female body.
The naked female body is treated so weirdly in society.
It's like people are constantly begging to see it, but once they do, someone's a hoe.
I have been carrying on a dialogue between the landscape and the female body (based on my own silhouette) I am overwhelmed by the feeling of having been cast from the womb (nature). Through my earth/body sculptures I become one with the earth I become an extension of nature and nature becomes an extension of my body
If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so is ugliness.
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.
The female body is something that's so beautiful.
I wish women would be proud of their bodies and not diss other women for being proud of theirs.
Through her paintings, she breaks all the taboos of the woman's body and of female sexuality.
A cultural fixation on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty but an obsession about female obedience.
I'm pretty comfortable with my body. I'm imperfect. The imperfections are there. People are going to see them, but I take the view you only live once.
The nationalism I seek is one that decolonizes the brown and female body as it decolonizes the brown and female earth
I'm proud of my body. My body weight will always be something I'll struggle with for the rest of my life, but I'm finally in a good place and learning to love me for me, and not somebody else's standards.
The surgeons' market is imaginary, since there is nothing wrong with women's faces or bodies that social change won't cure; so the surgeons depend for their income on warping female self-perception and multiplying female self-hatred.
Theologians frequently assert that God has no body, no gender, no race and no age. Most people state that God is neither male nor female. Yet most people become flustered, upset or even angry when it is suggested that the God they know as Lord and Father might also be God the Mother, or Goddess.
The female body is a masterpiece. Everyone likes to look at the female body, especially in dynamic, athletic sport.
Females carry the marks, language and nuances of their culture more than the male. Anything that is desired or despised is always placed on the female body.
Your body can be very female, which is something you can do nothing about, but then you can have the soul, the mind and the spirit of both male and female. The women friends I am closest to somehow have this masculine side to them, they shove their hands in their pockets when they walk: I love that side.
To all girls with butts, boobs, hips and a waist, put on a bikini - put it on and stay strong.
I considered myself most unfortunate because God had made me inhabit a female body in this world
Girls of all kinds can be beautiful; from the thin, plus-sized, short, very tall, ebony to porcelain-skinned
Most women in our culture, then, are disordered when it comes to issues of self-worth, self-entitlement, self-nourishment, and comfort with their own bodies; eating disorders, far from being 'bizarre' and anomalous, are utterly continuous with a dominant element of the experience of being female in this culture.
Pledge that you will look in the mirror and find the unique beauty in you.
For male and female alike, the bodies of the other sex are messages signaling what we must do -- they are glowing signifiers of our own necessities.
Men's magazines often feature pictures of naked ladies.
Women's magazines also often feature pictures of naked ladies. This is because the female body is a beautiful work of art, while the male body is hairy and lumpy and should not be seen by the light of day.
Polarity, or action and reaction, we meet in every part of nature;
in darkness and light; in heat and cold; in the ebb and flow of water; in male and female; in the equation of quantity and quality; in the fluids of the animal body; in the systole an
My weakness ... is architecture. I think of my work as ephemeral architecture, dedicated to the beauty of the female body.
We are unalterably opposed to the presentation of the female body being stripped, bound, raped, tortured, mutilated, and murdered in the name of commercial entertainment and free speech
The construction of femininity is a construction, yes, but also it can be twisted and turned around in such a way that doesn't necessarily mean it is pointing to the female body or male body in such a binary fashion. The culture is already there and has always been, but not as equal citizens. I think there is more progress to come.
Each time we deny our female functions, each time we deviate from our bodies' natural path, we move father away from out feminine roots. Our female bodies need us now more than ever, and we too need the wisdom, the wildness, the passion, the joy, the vitality and the authenticity that we can gain through this most intimate of reconciliations.
Unlike femininity, relaxed masculinity is at bottom empty, a limp nullity.
While the female body is full of internal potentiality, the male is internally barren. Manhood at the most basic level can be validated and expressed only in action.
I wasn't really into body piercings until I found that about half my female students had them.
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.
For much of the female half of the world, food is the first signal of our inferiority. It lets us know that our own families may consider female bodies to be less deserving, less needy, less valuable.
The clitoris is the female sex organ, and the fact that we aren't told that when we were small children is devastating. We grow up with no information about the pleasure center of our body.
Women are better at reading body language everywhere in the world.
As a matter of fact, it's associated with the female hormone estrogen. Women are better at figuring out of tone of voice, reading your face and posture and gesture.