Sophia Loren may not be as popular as Marilyn Monroe, but she is as beautiful, insightful and elegant. Here are some of Sophia Loren quotes on accepting who you are, discovering your inner beauty, and building confidence.
Sophia Loren is a distinguished and highly respected Italian actress and one of the last surviving stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood. The truth is that Sophia has a naturally striking beauty, and is named among all-time most attractive women in the world.
This legendary Italian actress spent more than five decades in the spotlight and has acted in more than 100 movies. However, her life hasn’t always been glamorous when growing up. Sophia grew up in extreme poverty as a shy and quiet child.
Sophia Loren spent her early years living in the city of Pozzuoli, not at her parent’s house, but at her grandparents’ home where she shared a bedroom with eight other relatives. During World War II, Loren was knocked to the ground by one of the bomb’s fragments and injured her chin.
However, things took a positive turn in her life when in the year, 1951 she enrolled in the national film school and received her first role as an extra in Quo Vadis. Sophia Loren supports women’s rights like Maya Angelou.
Sophia Loren quotes on Beauty and Confidence:
The real beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. Real beauty is not something physical.
Every aspect of the life you lived helps build the person you are now.
The two biggest advantages I had at birth were to have been born wise, and to have been born in poverty.
Sεx appeal is fifty percent what you’ve got and fifty percent what others think you have.
The secret to always staying in the fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, and the creativity you bring to your life and how this creativity touches the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than when she truly believes that she is beautiful.
A woman’s dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose very well without obstructing the view.
Real manliness is nurtured in kindness and gentleness, Personally, I associate real manliness with being intelligence, comprehension, tolerance, justice, education, and having high morality.
To those who have not cried, your eyes cannot be beautiful.
Discipline is the greatest equalizer. If a young woman is beautiful but has no discipline, she will lose her looks as she grows older. If a plain woman is disciplined she will undoubtedly become more beautiful as the clock ticks.
It is always better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues you must pay to live a fulfilled life.
Being a beautiful person may never hurt you, but you have to have more. You have to sparkle, you have to be fun, learn how to make your brain work and enjoy living.
To stay strong in a difficult profession, you MUST have strong faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, get so much and go much further than people with vastly superior talent but with lesser faith in themselves.
One of life’s greatest mistake is you thinking that once you’re done with school, you need never learn anything new.
A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
The most indispensable ingredient of all good home cooking is this: The love for those you are cooking for.
If you really believe in your union, you must nourish and work at making it stronger, then you can really spend your life together forever.
Ensure that somewhere deep in your hearts, you TRULY believe that you have a special beauty that is like no other and that is so valuable that you must not abandon it. Indeed, you must learn to cherish that beauty.
Believe me, it is actions that counts.
Extravagant though this may sound, but I’ve come to discover that solitude is the filter of my soul. It nourishes me, and rejuvenates me. Left alone, I discovered that I keep myself good company.
I believe that you get what you want if you want it badly enough.
Every woman has a chance to be an artist at the dressing table and art, as Aristotle said, ‘‘completes what nature had left unfinished.’’
Enjoy life. Make sure you are always surrounded by people that you love, people who have a nice conversation. There are so many positive things to think and discuss.
Any woman can look her best if she feels good in the skin she wears. It’s not a question of clothes or makeup. It’s how she sparkles from within that glows outside.
If only men realized how easy it is to open a woman’s heart with kindness, and how many women close their hearts to the assaults of the Don Juans.
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