17 Laverne Cox Quotes That Will Inspire You to Love Yourself

Laverne Cox is best known for her role as Sophia Burset on Orange Is the New Black, but she is also a powerful advocate for LGBTQ rights. Throughout her time in the spotlight, the actress has helped Hollywood spotlight transgender stories and offered wisdom through interviews and speeches about body positivity and self-acceptance. Whether she is talking about the transgender community, relationships, or her personal experiences, one thing is for sure: Laverne is a force to be reckoned with.

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  • "I just have to be myself. I'm not perfect and I'm going to make mistakes, I might say the wrong thing."
  • "I'm good with myself."
  • " A lot of my work is to stay grounded, is to stay spiritual. It is to disconnect from what other people say about me, but also to try and be connected to the joy and the love."
  • "It's important with all of the messages that might tell you otherwise that you have that in yourself to say that 'I am beautiful. I am smart and I'm amazing.'"
  • "It's hard to love myself. It really is. There are so many corporations out there that are telling us that we're not enough, that we have to buy this product to feel like we're enough, but we can just love ourselves based on who we are."
  • "When you put love out in the world it travels, and it can touch people and reach people in ways that we never even expected."
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