Emmy Winner Zendaya: Quotes We Love

Zendaya just won an Emmy for best leading actress in a drama (Euphoria) and she is the youngest to ever do so. At just twenty four, Zendaya has shown the world that she is an actress, advocate, and a force to be reckoned with. Here are some of the quotes from her that just warm our hearts up and empower us.


Her thoughts on Women Empowerment

“I think women are very powerful, and I think we’re more powerful together than separated.”

“I have standards I don’t plan on lowering for anybody, including myself.”

“A feminist is a person who believes in the power of women just as much as they believe in the power of anyone else.”

Her Thoughts On Self Image

“The best thing is to realize that you are who you are and you gotta work with what you got.”

“Don’t try so hard to fit in, and certainly don’t try so hard to be different. Just try hard to be you.”

“Some people’s beauty cannot be seen by everyone. You must get to know them to understand their true beauty.”


How She Get’s Motivated

“Just try. Try to try.”

“Find something that makes you happy and go for it.”

“Why limit yourself? I feel like I can do anything.”

Finding her voice 

“I realized that if I don’t like something, I can change it. If I don’t feel comfortable with something, then I have a voice to say it’s not cool.”

“Sticking with your vision of what you believe is so important.”

Character And Respect

“I think the way we react to things is a big indication of our character and what type of person we are.”

“It is important in this journey to remember that just because someone has inflicted hurt upon us, it does not give us the right to do the same.”

“I love hearing educated people speak and just shut everyone up. Knowledge is always the loudest voice.”

“Let’s practice motivation and love, not discrimination and hate.

Being Yourself

“There is no such thing as ugly. That’s a word that doesn’t really enter my vocabulary. If there’s any definition of being perfect, you’re perfect at being yourself.”

“Never try to be someone else’s definition of beautiful. You have to define beautiful for yourself.”

“Take the time to know yourself. Take the time to love yourself, and everything will be alright.”

“You cannot allow other people’s opinion, comments, or decisions affect how you feel about yourself.”

And last but not least.. during her Emmy’s Speech last night.¬† “I know it feels like a weird time to be celebrating, but there is hope in the young people out there.”

“To all my peers out there, doing the work, I see you I admire you, I thank you.”

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