30 Best, Most Powerful Emma Watson Quotes

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30 Powerful Quotes From Emma Watson, The Ultimate #GirlBoss

From our favorite witch to the most beloved Disney princess, Emma Watson has displayed the ultimate form of girl power through her powerful characters and her work with the United Nations. With a resumé and personality like Watson's, it's impossible to not be moved by her words.

In honor of this British icon, we've listed 30 of the best Emma Watson quotes to help get us through the day and life.

1. Everyone deserves to love who they are

"I want to be the person who feels great in her body and can say that she loves it and doesn't want to change anything."

2. Do what you know is right

All I can do it follow my instincts, because I'll never please everyone."

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3. The media's image of ideal women can be our own downfall

“Young women are bombarded by images of perfection which no human being can really achieve.” 

4. Life is not always about the final destination

“It's so cheesy to say this, but it's the journey, not the end goal, that's important."

5. If you worry about fear, you're only limiting yourself

“I don't want the fear of failure to stop me from doing what I really care about."

6. Be beautiful on the inside

“Feeling beautiful has nothing to do with what you look like, I promise."

7. Women, don't ask for permission

“Women feel like we need permission... We need to lead and change that."

8. Understand labels 

“If you stand for equality, then you're a feminist. Sorry to tell you."

9. There's value in our beliefs

“I know what I believe in and I know what I think is right."

10. In your heart lives all beauty

“I truly, truly believe that beauty is something that comes from within."

11. Try and add positivity and happiness to your day 

“I'm a pretty positive person. My phone is full of quotes that I love, like 'live every day to the full.'"

12. Don't be defined by labels

“If we stop defining each other by what we are not and start defining ourselves by who we are, we can all be freer."

13. Never worry about what others think of you

“I keep telling myself that I'm a human being, an imperfect human being who's not made to look like a doll."

14. If a man can't handle you for who you are, they're not the man for you

“The saddest thing for a girl to do is to dumb herself down for a guy."

15. It's okay to not take everything seriously

“You guys call a condom a rubber. My version of a rubber is an eraser. I've very loudly asked for a rubber and people have given me strange looks.” 

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16. Intelligence is sexy

“Girls should never be afraid to be smart."

17. Just like wine, we get better with age

“I’m excited about the aging process. I’m more interested in women who aren’t perfect. They’re more compelling” 

18. Be your own person

“I don't want other people to decide what I am. I want to decide that for myself."

19. Love yourself for who you are

“I don’t have perfect teeth. I’m not stick thin. I want to be the person who feels great in her body and can say that she loves it and doesn’t want to change anything.” 

20. Remember to be ethical, always

“We don't support slave labor in this country... so we shouldn't support those conditions in other countries."

21. Women should not only be invited to the table, but speak up as well

“How can we effect change in the world when only half of it is invited or feel welcome to participate in the conversation?"

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22. Our wallets matter

“As consumers we have so much power to change the world by just being careful in what we buy."

23. Stop relying on everyone else

“If not me, who? If not now, when?"

24. The subtle lines of gender

“We all have feminine and male energies in us, to be honest."

25. There's much to learn when it comes to friendships

"You make good friends and you make bad friends, and you have to figure it all out. You realise you can't do everything." 

26. One individual can change the world

"Empathy, and the ability to use your imagination, should have no limits."

27. Embrace your love of books, literature, and the fine arts 

“I want to be a renaissance woman. I want to paint, and I want to write, and I want to act, and I want to just do everything."

28. Be uniquely you

“Don't feel stupid if you don't like what everyone else pretends to love."

29. Dare to be willing and able

“I think that it is very important if you know what you want, understand where you are heading towards, and try your best to get it. It is only when we use our hearts to do it it, and fall in love with what we are doing, then can we really get real determination."

30. Feminism is supporting men and women

“Fighting for women's rights has too often become synonymous with man-hating. This has to stop. For the record, feminism by definition is: 'The belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities.'"

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Elizabeth Blasi is a New Yorker. A lifestyle & travel writer, who is often seen with a suitcase in hand, jetsetting to her next location. But as a true Digital Nomad, her love of writing and romance novels means her laptop is always beside her.