Blake Lively, a gossip girl and a celebrity homemaker, provides a unique insight into stardom through her thoughts and ideas. She accepts gossip as something present in every social class due to human insecurities and spitefulness, and advocates confidence in one's sense of 'self' to overcome detractors. She feels that women should fight for themselves and become the agents of change. A big foodie and cook, she feels that being able to cook makes her feel attractive. She is a staunch supporter of women's rights, education and health, and appeared on Gucci's 'Chime for Change' campaign. We have collected excerpts from her interesting speeches and interviews. Recurring themes in her quotes include confidence, self, cooking, beauty, acting and gossip.