Lupita Nyong’o only recently got worldwide fame thanks to her Oscar win last night and red-carpet flawlessness throughout the awards season.
Another category she wins in? Giving the best quotes ever. See below our four fave quotes from the actress on self-empowerment and self-acceptance.
+ On Getting Her Oscar
The quote heard around the world last night:
+ On How Beauty Comes in Many Shapes
Believe it or not, she used to think that the color of her skin meant she was not beautiful. Now she knows better:
+ On Finding Yourself
+ Being Yourself
We leave you with this gem. Read, recite and do the extraordinary, y’all!
Photoshop of United Colors of Lupita: Caitlin Morton
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