20 Scarlett Johansson Quotes On How To Be Happy In The Body You're In

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Scarlett Johansson, an actress who is famous for her roles as Black Widow in the "Marvel Cinematic Universe" and Lucy, was born in Manhattan, New York on November 22, 1984. She is a fraternal twin to her brother, Hunter, who was born three minutes after she was.

She first started her acting career on Broadway with the production of Sophistry at the age of 8 and has won countless awards since her cinematic debut. One of her earliest was when she received the Independent Spirit nomination for Best Actress when she was 12 for her role in Manny & Lo.

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Scarlett Johansson married Ryan Reynolds in 2008, but they separated and divorced a year later. Then, in 2014 she married Romain Dauriac, a French journalist. They had a daughter, Rose Dorothy Dauriac, shortly after they married and then Johansson and Dauriac divorced in 2017.

So, right now, Scarlett Johansson is rocking her role as a single mom — but according to an article written in May 2019 by People magazine, Johansson and SNL actor Colin Jost announced they are engaged after two years of dating.

Scarlett Johansson is an avid supporter of body-positivity.

Back in 2014 for a Vanity Fair article, Johansson, along with fellow actress Kate Winslet, posted a photo of herself without any makeup or her hair done to show that even she is human and like everyone else.

In this post, she stated,

"Behind the glamour, behind the make up, behind all those flashy clothes, there’s an ordinary girl who just happens to have an extra ordinary job. I have seen young girls follow celebrities and try to be one of them. They try to attain perfection, have the perfect body, perfect skin tone. They aren’t fully aware of the fact that behind the looks there are a lot of designers, make up artists, and photoshop/video editing. Their whole sense of beauty is flawed. There is no good to looking good if you are conscious all the time about how you look. You should be care free. Love the real you. The way you are so that even if you are without makeup, you can look into the mirror and with a big smile embrace your imperfections. Just imagine if you don’t even love yourself how do you expect anyone to love you. So first and foremost learn to love yourself by being who you are and not what the world wants you to be. All you need to do is have a great heart and be compassionate towards others. I hope you spread the message and let the world know that you value inner beauty more than the outer appearance.“

So, yes, even an actress that was chosen as the "Sexiest Woman Alive" twice — once in 2006, and then again in 2013 — is just like everyone else. So who better to take advice from than her? Look to these 20 best Scarlett Johansson quotes below to learn about what she has to say about true happiness, confidence, finding your own beauty and learning how to appreciate the body you're in.

1. Every woman, celebrity or not, has the same feelings and insecurities.

"First of all, every woman has body worries. I'm not exempt from that." — Scarlett Johansson

2. Opportunities come and go.

"When we live our lives every day, we're met by opportunities, and most of us don't even recognize them." — Scarlett Johansson

3. It's hard to be a working mom.

"Being a working mom is an incredible challenge ... I'm barely, barely holding it together." — Scarlett Johansson

4. Authenticity makes people whole.

"What I respect most in people is naturalness and authenticity. I like to be able to see into their soul. I aspire to be a truthful person." — Scarlett Johansson

5. You have to love yourself.

"I'm just a big believer in 'you must love yourself before you can love anybody else,' and I think for me that breeds the most inspired relationships." — Scarlett Johansson

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6. Dating makes you feel alive.

"It's nice to have a crush on someone. It feels like you're alive, you know?" — Scarlett Johansson

7. Anxiety is not fun or worth it.

"I'm not anxious to starve myself. For me, it's not at all sexy to be ultra-thin." — Scarlett Johansson

8. You have to make yourself the best you can be before you get involved with someone.

"It's important to figure out your own life before involving someone else." — Scarlett Johansson

9. Confidence is beautiful.

"If you're comfortable with yourself, then it's sexy. Maybe people think I look sexy because I feel sexy. I am a very liberated person that way. I'm very comfortable with my sexuality, my body, my face - well, sometimes I'm not comfortable with my face, but it's stuck there and there's nothing I can do about it." — Scarlett Johansson

10. If you feel beautiful, then you exude how beautiful you really are.

"If you feel glamorous, you definitely look glamorous." — Scarlett Johansson

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11. The best thing to teach a girl is that she doesn't have to prove herself.

"I grew up in a household with a very strong mother and an older sister who was very influential. I never felt I had to prove something because I was a girl." — Scarlett Johansson

12. It's important to be aware of your surroundings.

"I was born with a great awareness of my surroundings and other people ... Sometimes that awareness is good, and sometimes I wish I wasn't so sensitive." — Scarlett Johansson

13. You must take care of yourself.

"LA's a very hard place to be unless you have people there that love you. It can be very, very lonely, and it can eat you up if you don't take care of yourself. In LA, nobody wants to talk to each other, everybody's giving each other catty looks." — Scarlett Johansson

14. Every woman needs to be reminded that they are sexy.

"One of the best things for a woman to hear is that she is sexy." — Scarlett Johansson

15. Even celebrities struggle.

"It's so difficult to feel comfortable in the body you have. You always want to look a different way, taller or thinner, whatever it may be. I still struggle with it. I think everybody does." — Scarlett Johansson

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16. It's important to be yourself.

"It's important not to lose who you are in a relationship just because it's nice to cuddle with somebody." — Scarlett Johansson

17. When it's right, it's right.

"I never really thought about getting married — it just kind of happened. It seemed natural, the right thing to do. It was kind of a celebration of the time." — Scarlett Johansson

18. Her fame doesn't make her any less human.

"I still eat a burger at a counter with ketchup dripping down my face." — Scarlett Johansson

19. When you are independent, you still need to be dependent.

"I am very independent. I can look after myself but I still need a lot of love and care." — Scarlett Johansson

20. She is always happy when she is doing something.

"I'm happiest when I have something to focus my energy on." — Scarlett Johansson

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Emily Francos is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationship topics.