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We’ve collected the best Being Pretty Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: John Hillcoat, Sonali Bendre, Anna Kendrick, Paul F. Tompkins, Matt Bomer. Use them as an inspiration.

Basically, I frittered away the Nineties making pop videos and being pretty self-indulgent.
I come from a background where there would be one mirror above the basin that was used by everyone in the house. If you spent more than five minutes in front of the mirror, you would probably get a whack. My mother was so strict that if anyone complimented me for being pretty, she would not encourage that discussion.
I have the advantage of being pretty small, so if I’m flying myself, I’m flying coach. To save the money. I just put in my headphones, and it’s no big thing. I keep my head down, wear a hoodie or a hat – but sometimes not even that. I’m small. People miss me.
I’ve had people – I’ve seen people do routines that I knew they didn’t take from me but they had – because for whatever reason I had stopped doing it a long time ago. There’s no way they would have heard this bit. But it ends up being pretty much the same thing.
Playing athletics, playing a lot of different sports, going to drama school… I was one of those kids who wanted to do everything, so I ended up being pretty average at everything.
Accepting that the world is full of uncertainty and ambiguity does not and should not stop people from being pretty sure about a lot of things.
I fancy myself at being pretty good at understanding a script and finding the weaknesses, and then making them more radical than they are. People tend to listen to me.
There’s nothing wrong with being pretty.
You can say a lot of things to someone while being pretty clear between the lines.
There’s so many confusing messages that you’re being sent about being pretty but not too pretty, smart but not too smart, ambitious but in a way that makes people comfortable. It’s very hard to navigate.
Being pretty… I’m just confused about it. I mean, I love getting my nails done, but I also like dressing like a boy. I think I feel most myself when I’m mixing femininity and masculinity. Like, fifty-fifty.
Whether it be a red eyeliner or a graphic line on the crease of my lids, I’m more attracted to the ideas of something interesting than being ‘pretty.’
Being uncool is being pretty much the coolest you can be.
Being pretty was always a very big thing growing up.
Being pretty on the inside means you don’t hit your brother and you eat all your peas – that’s what my grandma taught me.
School was unbelievably painful. It was five years of being pretty sad.
I can’t spend the rest of my life being pretty in a bonnet.
I personally think of Linux development as being pretty non-localized, and I work with all the people entirely over e-mail – even if they happen to be working in the Portland area.
There’s so much power in the idea of becoming monstrous. I think we see that in the way some women and girls choose to adorn themselves now. They don’t care about being pretty or palatable. They paint their lips black, dye their hair green, file their nails into claws.
What wins a fight is training hard, working hard, and that’s what I do: Train hard every time. Being pretty or not is not the point.