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83 Famous Quotes By Adriana Lima On Beauty, Work, Love & Aggression

Famous As: Brazilian Model Who was Named the 'Most Valuable Victoria's Secret Angel' in 2017
Born On: June 12, 1981
Born In: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Age: 41 Years

Adriana Lima, world’s second highest-paid model since 2014, has a unique notion about fashion. She says, “Fashion is not just beauty; it’s about good attitude. You have to believe in yourself and be strong”. Talking about her early years, she says as a young girl, she never thought of becoming a model. Nonetheless, she became an established model while still in her teens. Although she loves her work, she does miss those teenage activities that never came her way; “and I get so jealous”, she says. Indeed, while she encourages aspiring models with inspiring talks, in her interviews she also talks about her life and about her ideas on different topics. Let us now look into some of her famous quotes on beauty, work, love, aggression, attitude, challenge, money etc.

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Younger guys are just too jealous

Younger guys are just too jealous

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I just think they're really insecure about themselves sometimes. I know all the girls, but we all work a lot and don't have time to hang out together. They're all really nice; I've never had a problem with any model.

I just think they're really insecure about themselves sometimes. I know all the girls, but we all work a lot and don't have time to hang out together. They're all really nice; I've never had a problem with any model.

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Every work has the bad side, and people will be mean to you, and when you're young, you don't know how to defend yourself.

Every work has the bad side, and people will be mean to you, and when you're young, you don't know how to defend yourself.

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I wouldn't say it's competitive. I think everyone has their time. Gisele is having her time, and Shirley had her time, and maybe I will have my time.

I wouldn't say it's competitive. I think everyone has their time. Gisele is having her time, and Shirley had her time, and maybe I will have my time.

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I didn't know anything about fashion. I couldn't believe it when I got here. I don't know how I'm sitting here right now speaking English.

I didn't know anything about fashion. I couldn't believe it when I got here. I don't know how I'm sitting here right now speaking English.

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As of now they are still very young so that has come in the form of dress up, make believe and singing songs, but we will always support our girls in their choices and help them to dream big.

As of now they are still very young so that has come in the form of dress up, make believe and singing songs, but we will always support our girls in their choices and help them to dream big.

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Sometimes my husband will surprise me with flowers for no reason. Unexpected romantic gestures are very important and keep things exciting.

Sometimes my husband will surprise me with flowers for no reason. Unexpected romantic gestures are very important and keep things exciting.

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When I need a break, a date night with my husband or a night out with girlfriends always does the trick.

When I need a break, a date night with my husband or a night out with girlfriends always does the trick.

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Self-confidence goes a long way and is very attractive to others.

Self-confidence goes a long way and is very attractive to others.

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It is important to me to instill in [kids] a sense of compassion and respect for others.

It is important to me to instill in [kids] a sense of compassion and respect for others.

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My understanding of busy has certainly changed! My daughters have had an incredible impact on my life and the way I live it. They are a part of every decision I make. They motivate me to be the best me.

My understanding of busy has certainly changed! My daughters have had an incredible impact on my life and the way I live it. They are a part of every decision I make. They motivate me to be the best me.

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I am lucky enough to live in Miami so dinner on the beach with people I love is one of my favorite ways to relax.

I am lucky enough to live in Miami so dinner on the beach with people I love is one of my favorite ways to relax.

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I also want [my kids] to always feel confident and free to be themselves.

I also want [my kids] to always feel confident and free to be themselves.

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You don't have to lose your sense of style once you become a mom!

You don't have to lose your sense of style once you become a mom!

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It's wrong for a guy to have no personality, no heart. Because I don't care about style or money.

It's wrong for a guy to have no personality, no heart. Because I don't care about style or money.

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I try to maintain a healthy lifestyle, but I have to indulge every now and then!

I try to maintain a healthy lifestyle, but I have to indulge every now and then!

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You don't have to have an attitude if you're famous.

You don't have to have an attitude if you're famous.

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Brazilian women are taught to take care of themselves. They start their beauty routine at a young age, which is the key to aging beautifully.

Brazilian women are taught to take care of themselves. They start their beauty routine at a young age, which is the key to aging beautifully.

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I love boxing! Working out is calming and helps clear my mind.

I love boxing! Working out is calming and helps clear my mind.

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Never give up and always believe in yourself.

Never give up and always believe in yourself.

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My number one beauty secret is to stay true to yourself and figure out what works best for your body.

My number one beauty secret is to stay true to yourself and figure out what works best for your body.

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I've never been to the gym. I do nothing.

I've never been to the gym. I do nothing.

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I don't like fights. I don't like aggressive people.

I don't like fights. I don't like aggressive people.

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In Brazil, there isn't just one beauty ideal. There's a lot of emphasis on a woman's natural beauty - but of course, Brazilian women love expressing their beauty through makeup.

In Brazil, there isn't just one beauty ideal. There's a lot of emphasis on a woman's natural beauty - but of course, Brazilian women love expressing their beauty through makeup.

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My favorite designer is Christian Lacroix, not just because his clothes are amazing and I love them, but because he's so nice. When I did his fashion show, he was the first one to arrive there and he helped everyone

My favorite designer is Christian Lacroix, not just because his clothes are amazing and I love them, but because he's so nice. When I did his fashion show, he was the first one to arrive there and he helped everyone

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My everyday look has definitely become more low maintenance, but accessories are everything. A structured bag, statement jewelry or a cute scarf can add polish to any outfit!

My everyday look has definitely become more low maintenance, but accessories are everything. A structured bag, statement jewelry or a cute scarf can add polish to any outfit!

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I's all about finding balance in your life.

I's all about finding balance in your life.

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I think everyone is a little egocentric, but when I help someone I lose 0.01% of my ego.

I think everyone is a little egocentric, but when I help someone I lose 0.01% of my ego.

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Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself.

Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself.

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If you're comfortable in your own skin, you will feel beautiful - and look beautiful to others, too.

If you're comfortable in your own skin, you will feel beautiful - and look beautiful to others, too.

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I won`t cry for you, my mascara`s too expensive

I won`t cry for you, my mascara`s too expensive

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Don't try to be what you're not. If you're nervous, be nervous. If you're shy, be shy. It's cute.

Don't try to be what you're not. If you're nervous, be nervous. If you're shy, be shy. It's cute.

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Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself. Fashion is not just beauty, it's about good attitude. You have to believe in yourself and be strong.

Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself. Fashion is not just beauty, it's about good attitude. You have to believe in yourself and be strong.

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I love cakes. Chocolate and coconut cakes. I love that combination!

I love cakes. Chocolate and coconut cakes. I love that combination!

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I love my job and I love my children. It's really about figuring out your schedules and getting everything down that you need to do and sticking to your plan.

I love my job and I love my children. It's really about figuring out your schedules and getting everything down that you need to do and sticking to your plan.

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Coconut water is just the best for you; it's always something we had in Brazil. Since I was a little girl, I've been drinking it.

Coconut water is just the best for you; it's always something we had in Brazil. Since I was a little girl, I've been drinking it.

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I remember Tyra Banks giving me encouraging advice during my first Victoria's Secret commercial shoot. I was so nervous, and she told me to just relax and be confident - that made me feel very comfortable.

I remember Tyra Banks giving me encouraging advice during my first Victoria's Secret commercial shoot. I was so nervous, and she told me to just relax and be confident - that made me feel very comfortable.

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I have a great tip - I have a jumping rope in the house, and I just do ten minutes of it whenever I can. You don't need to work out for hours, just ten minutes will do.

I have a great tip - I have a jumping rope in the house, and I just do ten minutes of it whenever I can. You don't need to work out for hours, just ten minutes will do.

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In Brazil, we don't have Victoria's Secret, and my family are all Victoria's Secret fans, so I usually bring them back some lovely pieces.

In Brazil, we don't have Victoria's Secret, and my family are all Victoria's Secret fans, so I usually bring them back some lovely pieces.

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When I was young, around 5, I was crying in all the pictures of me. I did not like the flash; it scared me!

When I was young, around 5, I was crying in all the pictures of me. I did not like the flash; it scared me!

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Actually, I never really thought I would be a model. I never knew a lot about fashion and magazines, and I never paid attention to it. I was a young girl, though.

Actually, I never really thought I would be a model. I never knew a lot about fashion and magazines, and I never paid attention to it. I was a young girl, though.

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I like presents that a man has spent time on, doing them himself, like a card or anything that is made by hand and from the heart.

I like presents that a man has spent time on, doing them himself, like a card or anything that is made by hand and from the heart.

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I'm very simple when it comes to gifts, so the best ones that I've received have love as their main intention. I appreciate everything.

I'm very simple when it comes to gifts, so the best ones that I've received have love as their main intention. I appreciate everything.

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I try to work out as much as I can and, of course, eat healthily. Drinking a lot of water, sweating during your work out is good for you, and of course, chasing after your kids!

I try to work out as much as I can and, of course, eat healthily. Drinking a lot of water, sweating during your work out is good for you, and of course, chasing after your kids!

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If you're nervous, that means you care and you want to give your best.

If you're nervous, that means you care and you want to give your best.

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I don't like fights. I don't like aggressive people.

I don't like fights. I don't like aggressive people.

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Modeling is a tough job, your co-workers are your rivals, it really puts a damper on your perspective of other girls.

Modeling is a tough job, your co-workers are your rivals, it really puts a damper on your perspective of other girls.

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I used to be very shy. When I first started, I had to go to a casting, and I had to go in a bikini. I thought I was too skinny. But I went in and got the job! And that's how I started.

I used to be very shy. When I first started, I had to go to a casting, and I had to go in a bikini. I thought I was too skinny. But I went in and got the job! And that's how I started.

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I was in a fashion show and I had on a strapless top. When I got to the end the top was down.

I was in a fashion show and I had on a strapless top. When I got to the end the top was down.

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I like to go to the movies or read.

I like to go to the movies or read.

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Younger guys are just too jealous.

Younger guys are just too jealous.

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I've never been to the gym. I do nothing.

I've never been to the gym. I do nothing.

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If you look around Brazil you see pregnant women everywhere. Here you don't see that as much. There the only thing they do is babies, babies, babies! Especially the poor families.

If you look around Brazil you see pregnant women everywhere. Here you don't see that as much. There the only thing they do is babies, babies, babies! Especially the poor families.

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If one day I have a daughter and my daughter wants to be a model, I would never let her!

If one day I have a daughter and my daughter wants to be a model, I would never let her!

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I care about heart.

I care about heart.

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I would like just one time to be on the cover of Italian Vogue.

I would like just one time to be on the cover of Italian Vogue.

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From my hair to my toes to my nails. Everything's fake. Everything! Even my heart is fake.

From my hair to my toes to my nails. Everything's fake. Everything! Even my heart is fake.

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I want to be a child doctor. A pediatry... how do you call it, pediatrician? Do I like kids? No, not really.

I want to be a child doctor. A pediatry... how do you call it, pediatrician? Do I like kids? No, not really.

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You don't have to have an attitude if you're famous.

You don't have to have an attitude if you're famous.

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If I am not moving I get bored very easily.

If I am not moving I get bored very easily.

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I missed out on everything. Sometimes on the street I see teenagers hanging out and going to the movies, going to concerts, and I get so jealous.

I missed out on everything. Sometimes on the street I see teenagers hanging out and going to the movies, going to concerts, and I get so jealous.

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When I get older, I don't think I'll like to have wrinkles, or a big jelly belly. I cannot have it.

When I get older, I don't think I'll like to have wrinkles, or a big jelly belly. I cannot have it.

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I'm not going to fly a million miles with somebody I don't know.

I'm not going to fly a million miles with somebody I don't know.

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I eat a balanced diet. The secret is to watch your portions, but I also work out a lot. Working out a lot isn't necessary, but I am very active, and my body can endure intense workouts.

I eat a balanced diet. The secret is to watch your portions, but I also work out a lot. Working out a lot isn't necessary, but I am very active, and my body can endure intense workouts.

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I like jealous men. I love jealousy. I do.

I like jealous men. I love jealousy. I do.

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I believe love just happens once. You can be mistaken, you can think you are in love, but after a while you discover that you're really not. Real love is different.

I believe love just happens once. You can be mistaken, you can think you are in love, but after a while you discover that you're really not. Real love is different.

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I love Victoria's Secret and the brand, and I'm passionate about Victoria's Secret commercials, too.

I love Victoria's Secret and the brand, and I'm passionate about Victoria's Secret commercials, too.

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I was so embarrassed about mispronouncing words. I just knew how to smile.

I was so embarrassed about mispronouncing words. I just knew how to smile.

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Lingerie is one of the most important pieces of your wardrobe. You can have a wardrobe malfunction if you don't choose the right thing to wear underneath!

Lingerie is one of the most important pieces of your wardrobe. You can have a wardrobe malfunction if you don't choose the right thing to wear underneath!

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Fashion is about good energy. It's about feelings. That's what I have to give the people, good energy and good feelings.

Fashion is about good energy. It's about feelings. That's what I have to give the people, good energy and good feelings.

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A man needs to be polite, not just to me but to everyone. I watch that. How does he treat the waiter? How does he treat the coat-check girl? How does he treat the driver?

A man needs to be polite, not just to me but to everyone. I watch that. How does he treat the waiter? How does he treat the coat-check girl? How does he treat the driver?

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I eat everything I want on Christmas day. I really don't watch what I eat. It's not like you have Christmas every day!

I eat everything I want on Christmas day. I really don't watch what I eat. It's not like you have Christmas every day!

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It's wrong for a guy to have no personality, no heart. Because I don't care about style or money.

It's wrong for a guy to have no personality, no heart. Because I don't care about style or money.

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I love challenges, I love intensity, and I also like to challenge my mind. Believe it or not, boxing is not only about physical force. You use a lot of concentration; it's really mental.

I love challenges, I love intensity, and I also like to challenge my mind. Believe it or not, boxing is not only about physical force. You use a lot of concentration; it's really mental.

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I love old-fashioned manners, as long as it's not forced. I can tell when it's natural or when someone is just trying to impress me.

I love old-fashioned manners, as long as it's not forced. I can tell when it's natural or when someone is just trying to impress me.

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Here in the big city people spend their time thinking about work and about money; they don't give some value to friendships and it can be depressing.

Here in the big city people spend their time thinking about work and about money; they don't give some value to friendships and it can be depressing.

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I love going to work out now. It gets out aggression and my trainer really shakes it up so I don't get bored.

I love going to work out now. It gets out aggression and my trainer really shakes it up so I don't get bored.

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Don't try to be what you're not. If you're nervous, be nervous. If you're shy, be shy. It's cute.

Don't try to be what you're not. If you're nervous, be nervous. If you're shy, be shy. It's cute.

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Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself. Fashion is not just beauty, it's about good attitude. You have to believe in yourself and be strong.

Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself. Fashion is not just beauty, it's about good attitude. You have to believe in yourself and be strong.

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I just think they're really insecure about themselves sometimes. I know all the girls, but we all work a lot and don't have time to hang out together. They're all really nice; I've never had a problem with any model.

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I'm a teenager, but I'm independent - I have my own apartment, I have my own life. And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school. I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone.

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If you're having dinner with friends and they're always on the phone or always texting, it's just impolite. Unless it's something important - like someone is in the hospital or something - don't do it.

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I'm a teenager, but I'm independent - I have my own apartment, I have my own life. And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school. I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone.

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