17 Miley Cyrus Quotes About Being TOTALLY, Unapologetically Yourself

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"This is who I am. You're not going to change it."

If there’s one thing that singer, songwriter Miley Cyrus knows how to do, it’s shock the world. She's appeared mostly-nude more times than we can count ... but ALWAYS on her own terms. 

TBT 2013 when she twerked on stage with Robin Thicke to his then hit/controversial song, Blurred Lines, at the VMAs. Her performance wasn’t a hit for everyone though. (Haters gonna hate, right?) Immediately following the blush-inducing routine, she gained quite a few critics.

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But it’s safe to say that people were both shocked and also a little confused. The last episode of the Disney show Hannah Montana had aired just 2 years ago. Talk about making some serious life changes.

Gone is the blonde, doe-eyed girl that played the role of the sweet, innocent pop star that many of us had grown up with and hoped to be one day.

The funny thing about it, though, is that nothing really changed. She’s even back with her fiancé Liam Hemsworth.

Miley constantly inspires girls everywhere to do and be whatever makes them happy. She’s not making apologies, because she lives by the idea that life is too short to spend it pretending to be something you’re not.

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Her authentic, raw self is why so many people are drawn to her — the proof is in her 30 million Twitter followers (and counting). Scroll through her account and you’ll see that she has two passions in life: her many pets and smoking weed (which she claims is the "best drug on earth"). It's easy to see that censoring herself is just NOT her style.

And now that she's taken the spot of the newest judge on NBC’s The Voice (airing on September 19th), we'll all get to watch and learn a thing or two from her about what life's really like when you live the way you want to. 

Until then, take a peek at what she has to say about being yourself, totally and unapologetically:


If you're searching for the best quotes and memes to share with the people you love (or just want to feel inspired yourself) ... look no further! From the sweetest love quotesinspirational sayings, and hilarious relationship truths, we've got you covered.

On how to make your dreams a reality.
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"If you believe in yourself anything is possible."—Miley Cyrus

On how to deal with the haters.
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"You can't stop people from talking about you, but you can stop giving them something to talk about."Miley Cyrus

On why you should love yourself just the way you are.
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"Imperfection is beauty. We are all imperfect."Miley Cyrus

On the different paths we take in life.
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"There are multiple sides to all of us. Who we are - and who we might be if we follow our dreams."Miley Cyrus

On how to deal with the haters.
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"If someone tells you you're not beautiful, turn around and walk away so they can have a great view of your fabulous ass."Miley Cyrus

On why you shouldn't care what other people think.
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"Don’t be anything you don’t want to be, always be yourself."Miley Cyrus

On why you should never be afraid to take risks.
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"I don’t think you can be too ashamed of anything as long as you were being yourself."Miley Cyrus

On living life unapologetically.
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"If I owe anybody an apology, it’s the people who make the bottom half of my shirts."Miley Cyrus

On the reason why people REALLy hate you.
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"Anyone that hates on you is always below you, because they're just jealous of what you have."Miley Cyrus

On why it's OK to make mistakes.
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"I always say the minute I stop making mistakes is the minute I stop learning and I've definitely learned a lot."Miley Cyrus

On why you shouldn't try to be anyone other than you.
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"It's only hard if you're trying to be something you're not. Being who you are is really easy."Miley Cyrus

On why you should always be who you want to be.
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"People are always telling me that I'm not like other girls. That I don't dress like other girls. That I don't act like other girls. But I'm my OWN person. I go to the beat of my own drum."Miley Cyrus

On why you should embrace every part of your fabulous self.
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"Remember what things make you special and embrace those because there are so many things that aren’t on the outside that are so important and people find so beautiful."Miley Cyrus

On what you need to remember when the haters get you down.
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"Remember only God can judge you. Forget the haters 'cause somebody loves you."Miley Cyrus

On what to do when you fall in love.
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"You can pretend to be anything you want. But when it comes to love, I mean real love, the best thing is to just be yourself."Miley Cyrus

On how you should always go big or go home.
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"You're always going to make people talk. You might as well make them talk for two weeks rather than two seconds."Miley Cyrus

On why you shouldn't focus on making other people happy.
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"At the end of the day, the person that has to be happy is me."Miley Cyrus



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