17 Lizzo Quotes That Prove She’s the Hero We All Need but Don’t Deserve

By now you’re probably well aware that Lizzo is so much more than a singer. The 31-year-old, born Melissa Jefferson, is a powerhouse vocalist and classically trained flutist, yes — but she’s also emerged as a beacon of positivity and self-love thanks to her bold, fearless approach to life. She doesn’t shy away from addressing important topics like mental health and body image, and she makes sure to lift up those around her (especially marginalized groups like black women and the LGBTQ+ community).

While an incredible performer (I mean, hello, have you seen those moves?!), Lizzo’s influence as a change-maker and motivational messenger is what sets her apart. She’s finally getting her well-deserved shine, and it’s endlessly thrilling. We’ve rounded some of the realest, most inspiring Lizzo quotes so far — because you know there will be more to come.