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Billie Eilish’s Most Empowering Quotes

The 19-year-old transformed her style ahead of her new album — but remains authentically herself every step of the way

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If you want to get surgery, go get surgery. If you want to wear a dress that somebody thinks that you look too big wearing, f**k it.

to British Vogue

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You shouldn’t try to be a person that your old self would like, and you shouldn’t try to be a person that your future self is going to be … 

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… You should be exactly who you feel like you are and want to be in that moment, otherwise you’re going to go insane.

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to British Vogue

 you’re a hypocrite if you want to show your skin, and you’re easy and you’re a slut and you’re a whore. If I am, then I’m proud …

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... Showing your body and showing your skin – or not – should not take any respect away from you.

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to British Vogue

There are still people who are afraid of successful women, and that’s so lame. What’s the point of pleasing other people?

to the L.A. Times

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Sometimes I dress like a boy. Sometimes I dress like a swaggy girl. And sometimes I feel trapped by this persona that I have created …

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… But my body is mine and yours is yours. Our own bodies are kind of the only real things which are truly ours.

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to British GQ

I’m not letting myself be owned anymore.

to British Vogue

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Billie Eilish Debuts New Look for British Vogue

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