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Cindy Crawford’s Most Inspiring Quotes

Cindy Crawford’s Most Inspiring Quotes

Cindy Crawford is one of the most famous models in the world and one of the first of the so-called “supermodel” generation. She was born in February 20, 1966 as Cynthia Ann Crawford. During the 1980’s and 1990’s she was constantly featured on magazine covers, on fashion runways and in advertising campaigns.

Cindy’s very long modeling career led to her face and name being seeing globally. And she was able to evolve from modeling into acting and other business ventures. She has been an inspiration to young women across the world. Here are some of our favorite quotes of hers.

Our Favorite Cindy Crawford Quotes

“I hated turning 40; the whole idea of it stank. But once I got through it, I was fine.”
— Cindy Crawford

“I’ve always found that beauty and confidence are synonymous. If you feel confident, that’s what people see.”
— Cindy Crawford

“It’s not like your soul gets older. It gets wiser.”
— Cindy Crawford

“Most of the reason I work out now is not for the external – it’s for how I feel. I find working out gives me more energy. I started eight days after he was born.”
— Cindy Crawford

“Our family room, where we live, is about togetherness and ease. Nothing in my house is too formal. There are no coasters on tables; the kids can eat Popsicles on the couch if they want to. I let them ride these little cycles we got for them when they were 3 that have rubber wheels and no pedals.”
— Cindy Crawford

“I wasn’t the most popular girl in school by any means.”
— Cindy Crawford

“Even in normal life, I’m not the skinniest model.”
— Cindy Crawford

“Homeopathy offers a safe, natural alternative that causes no side effects or drug interactions.”

— Cindy Crawford

“I think if people are passionate about something, it could be real estate or biochemistry, and that spark gets turned on in them, everyone’s beautiful in that zone.”

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— Cindy Crawford

“I’ve always found that beauty and confidence are synonymous. If you feel confident, that’s what people see.” –Cindy Crawford

“It’s not like your soul gets older. It gets wiser.”
–Cindy Crawford

The face you have at age 25 is the face God gave you, but the face you have after 50 is the face you earned.
–Cindy Crawford

Life is where you’re at. Whatever you’re doing is enough. You don’t need to do everything well all the time. When you live your life like that, it’s a huge relief.
–Cindy Crawford

I think if people are passionate about something, it could be real estate or biochemistry, and that spark gets turned on in them, everyone’s beautiful in that zone.
–Cindy Crawford

I think women see me on the cover of magazines and think I never have a pimple or bags under my eyes. You have to realize that’s after two hours of hair and makeup, plus retouching. Even I don’t wake up looking like —-Cindy Crawford

I always knew I wanted to have children.
–Cindy Crawford

Even I don’t wake up looking like Cindy Crawford.
–Cindy Crawford

If people would treat themselves with the same kind of love they give to their friends, that would be such a great gift we could give ourselves.
–Cindy Crawford

As my mom always said, ‘You’d rather have smile lines than frown lines.’
Cindy Crawford

Modeling is about illusion. It’s a fantasy world where models play various roles. By featuring extreme looks, magazines show women how to have fun with makeup and clothes, and to inspire them to experiment – just like we did when we were little girls.
–Cindy Crawford

They were doing a full back shot of me in a swimsuit and I thought, Oh my God, I have to be so brave. See, every woman hates herself from behind.
–Cindy Crawford

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You start out happy that you have no hips or boobs.All of a sudden you get them, and it feels sloppy. Then just when you start liking them, they start drooping.
–Cindy Crawford

But I try to steal other moments. Sometimes I get up very early in the morning and enjoy a quiet house and cup of tea before the craziness begins. Other times, I’ll take a quick walk on the beach. You can find peace in a few minutes.
–Cindy Crawford

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I have cellulite. I admit it. But sometimes I just say, ‘Screw it, I am going to wear a bikini.’
–Cindy Crawford

I don’t want my daughter to think she has to deprive herself to be pretty…It’s all about balance and I can teach that best by living it.
–Cindy Crawford

The body I had at 21, God gave me. The body I have at 31, is one I worked for.
–Cindy Crawford

I don’t look the same as I did 20 years ago, nor should I.
–Cindy Crawford

Most of the reason I work out now is not for the external – it’s for how I feel. I find working out gives me more energy. I started eight days after he was born.
–Cindy Crawford

I believe that at least 70 percent of parenting goes to the mother. In our house, I’m the one who knows about all the school stuff, helps with the homework, organizes the play dates, and remembers the birthday parties.
–Cindy Crawford

Modern women – we’re very good at keeping ourselves busy. There are PTA meetings, exercising, bake sales at school. I like that my life is not the same every day.
–Cindy Crawford

Not that I believe you can have it all: I believe you can have it all, just not at the same time.
–Cindy Crawford

Usually, your personality doesn’t come out on the cover of Vogue. If the photographer says, “Smile,” you smile. You might not be in a good mood that day, but you’re smiling anyway.
–Cindy Crawford

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I just find that each year I try something new. You can’t fight the march of time. To balance that out, each year you should develop one more good habit. It levels the playing field.
–Cindy Crawford

Nothing I have accomplished has given me more confidence than birthing my children at home naturally. I was so high after delivering my children-not just because I had a new baby, but because I was so proud of what my body (and mind) were able to do. I strongly encourage women not to give this power away.
–Cindy Crawford

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73 Questions with Cindy Crawford

In this fun video, Vogue magazine interviews Cindy. She invites Vogue inside her Malibu home and discusses her family, her all-time favorite photo shoot and gives her best advice for up-and-coming models. Definitely worth a watch!

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Summary

Cindy Crawford stopped full-time modeling in 2000 but still occasionally appears in fashion magazines. She continues with her successful business ventures. In 2019, she invested along with many others into purchasing the famous Jewish Deli, Nate ‘n Al’s on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills to help keep the business going. And she remains married to Rande Gerber, another famous model. Their daughter Kaia Jordan Gerber has become a famous model in recent years.

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