quote by Star Jones

Yes and, you know, I can't use the nice words anymore because I used to chicken out by using them. I used to call myself plus size, used to call myself chubby. I used to call myself overweight.

— Star Jones

Sentimental Plus Size quotations

Growing up, I never accepted my curves, but when I got the opportunity to become a plus size model, I was able to appreciate my voluptuous body and love myself, not only on the outside, but on the inside.

Plus size quote Don't shrink your dreams. Super-size your courage and abilities.
Don't shrink your dreams. Super-size your courage and abilities.
Meaningful Plus size quotes
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Exploiting yourself sexually is not a good look.

I don't find it encouraging...I just stand there and sing. I'm not worried that I'm a 'plus size' and so much bigger than other artists. No matter what you look like the key is to be happy with yourself.

Plus size quote If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquit
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.

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.

I've never felt like I needed to change.

I've always thought, 'If you want somebody different, pick somebody else.'


People think plus-size models don’t exercise – we do! But it’s about health, not forcing my body to be something it’s not meant to be.

Plus size quote The mind that opens up to a new idea never returns to its original size.
The mind that opens up to a new idea never returns to its original size.

Girls of all kinds can be beautiful; from the thin, plus-sized, short, very tall, ebony to porcelain-skinned

I feel like we have to have [plus size models] as soon as possible.

We're the norm. We're the majority.

To call yourself 'plus size' is just a euphemism for being fat.

Life is much easier when you're thinner. Big is not beautiful, of course a job comes down to how you look.

Plus size quote Don't be discouraged by the size of your network - inspire one person and you ar
Don't be discouraged by the size of your network - inspire one person and you are doing good.

It's like I'm managing to achieve all this success in spite of my affliction .

.. Would you ever put that in the headline for a male star?


The plus-size revolution that has been happening lately is incredible but it's also creating this "other" beauty standard in which you have to be an hourglass, you have to be super sexy and fierce about showing off your curves. That's quite frightening to me, and I don't fit in it, I don't want to fit it.

My daughter has fulfilled all of my dreams, because she has a BA and MBA in business. She's both a financial analyst and a plus-size model. She has the best of both worlds because, in modeling, you have to have something to fall back on.

Plus size quote Intelligence plus character, that is the goal of a true education.
Intelligence plus character, that is the goal of a true education.

But it's about health, not forcing my body to be something it's not meant to be.

I wasn't put on the cover of Sports Illustrated as a plus-size model, I was put on the cover of Sports Illustrated as a model, as a rookie, as Ashley Graham. This is exactly where we're headed, and yes, there are so many more things we need to do in the curve/plus-size industry.

The Czech ease has become my saving grace for traveling! Plus,with its light weight and small size, I save thousands of dollars every year in airline fees.

Plus size quote If size mattered, the elephant would be the kind of the jungle.
If size mattered, the elephant would be the kind of the jungle.
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There's 67 percent of women that are in this plus-size world that we live in.

And that's over half of the women in the world. So why are we not dressing for [them]?

If a plus-size woman is not represented in fashion or on TV, what the hell are we doing?

Urban design is where the number are and easy size of installation plus the fast lessons to extend out to larger design acreage.

Plus size quote It's not about the car you drive. It's about the size of the arm hanging out of
It's not about the car you drive. It's about the size of the arm hanging out of the windows.
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People say, ‘How is she a plus-size model?’ and I’m like, ‘Exactly, this is the point, how am I a plus-size model?

I'm thrilled beyond belief to be different in this business.

I pray that there will be more roles for bigger girls. I pray that the role of the love interest, the beautiful, sexy girl, will be played by a plus-size woman.


I'm normal size... I wish we could all be known as models rather than plus size.

Whoever's designing for plus-size doesn't get it.

The entire garment needs to be reconceived. You can't just take a size 8 and make it larger.

The plus size movement is not just about fashion;

it's about body image, and if we're doing a shoot, they won't retouch us at all. That's the cool thing: there's no retouching at all because we want to give girls the truth, not a fabrication.

I've never felt like I needed to change.

I've always thought, 'If you want somebody different, pick somebody else.' But sure, criticism can sometimes still get to me. Some things are so malicious, they knock the wind out of you. It's like I'm managing to achieve all this success in spite of my affliction... Would you ever put [America's plus-size sweetheart] in the headline for a male star?

Plus-sized women shouldn't think of themselves as a size.

They should think of themselves as women with rich goals in life. Size doesn't mean, really, anything. You can carry your size with pride and dress in a way that you like.


I have no problem with plus-size term because it kind of saved my life;

however I don't love that we have to give each other titles. I don't think that there's any reason I should be any different than a size two girl. But I'm not embarrassed of that term. I'm lucky that I have a place where I can model and be healthy.

MYOB - mind your own body. It's important because I don't happen to have the kind of body that we usually see on television and in films. I am plus-size. I have dark skin. And I am 100 percent beautiful. But I get a lot of flak - oh, you should lose weight. And now that I have lost weight - and I lost weight for health reasons - I get, you look good but don't lose too much weight because your face is starting to sink in.

There are brands out there, plus-size brands, that all they want to do is sell their clothes and be done.

I think the "trick" is you have to really want to do it.

You're embracing more of the world. Which is great. We're all in the world together, you know? And the models in the show who are "plus size," they're not in a special place, they're not wearing differently styled outfits. They're just beautiful girls who are in the show, like normal. Everything's normal. That's how it should be!

The average woman is a size 14 but 'plus' models start at a size six.

The industry wants you to feel bad about yourself, and they succeed. I find it to be disgusting.


My first shoot was on a rooftop in swimsuits with two plus-size models who were curvy and voluptuous and beautiful, and they taught me so much about being beautiful in any shape or size.

My weight fluctuated when I was 30, and I did the unthinkable - I stepped out as a plus-sized model.

I think that the way to have style is to accept where your body is right now, heavier or skinnier, whether you're going to change in the future and dress it as it is. The fact is you can always find clothes. It may be harder for plus sized people, I completely understand that. But I don't believe that it's impossible to dress with style.

To be able to design for the plus-sized consumer, for me, that's just beyond. It's a dream.

All I can say is that the only person that can stop you from achieving your goals is yourself. If you believe, then everyone else will too.