Facts about Tyra Banks

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Tyra Banks is a famous Model from USA, he/she is 46 years old and still alive, born December 4, 1973.

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He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 32 quotes who is written / told by Tyra, under the main topic Design.

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Famous quotes by Tyra Banks (32)


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"I'm competitive with myself. I always try to push past my own borders"
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"Designers are very fickle. I never wanted to be a victim of that. You're in one minute, out the next"
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"Black women have always been these vixens, these animalistic erotic women. Why can't we just be the sexy American girl next door?"
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"There's always going to be dreams and goals I have, but I never really tell people what they are"
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"People always ask me if I'm going to stop modeling because I have started an acting career. I hope to continue to model for years to come"
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"My mom never taught me to be waiting for some prince on a white horse to swipe me off my feet"
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"It's not like I want to hop on a bandwagon, because I said it 15 years ago - bringing a child into your life who is not genetically yours is one of the most beautiful things you can do. But I'm also interested in having my own baby, too"
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"I've always seen modeling as a stepping stone"
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"I love all kinds of bread. Whenever I crave junk food, I want salty things like peanuts or potato chips"
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"Black women don't have the same body image problems as white women. They are proud of their bodies. Black men love big butts"
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"Paris is one of the most beautiful places in all the world. Unfortunately, I was so homesick I couldn't appreciate its beauty"
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"I look at myself and pick out the things I don't like. No matter how much I work out, I never get muscle tone in my butt and hip area"
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"I haven't seen the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Louvre. I haven't seen anything. I don't really care"
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"Designers are very fickle. I never wanted to be a victim of that. You're in one minute, out the next"
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"When I am full, I stop eating"
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"The runway symbolizes something in society that's very intimidating to women"
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"I want to be like the athletes who seem stuck in time. When you see them at 50, you say they probably can still run like a champ"
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"I talked about adopting a baby when I was 20 years old, before it became 'hip.'"
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"I had had an extroverted personality with a lot of friends, but when I lost the weight and grew so tall, I withdrew within myself"
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"From offstage until the moment I walk onstage, I constantly tweak my talk show and 'Top Model', but at the same time, I often leave my private life by the wayside"
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"I have so many goals"
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"I don't go to the cool, trendy restaurants. I go to either the holes in the wall or the super-fancy restaurants where there are no cool people"
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"Models now need to promote themselves, think like businesswomen and diversify their careers by doing other things. Chances are very slim that a mere model will become a household name today"
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"I was backstage in Paris and saw Cindy Crawford doing House Of Style. I thought, I would love to to be in control of my career"
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"You can't model for the rest of your life, so it is important to diversify your career"
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"I love the confidence that makeup gives me"
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"I love food and feel that it is something that should be enjoyed. I eat whatever I want. I just don't overeat"
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"I enjoy doing fashion shows and transforming myself into different looks for photo shoots"
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"A smart model is a good model"
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"I'm trying to build a strong business. I want to create new stars, new shows and new products for my audience and create a legacy that outlives me. There are so many other ways I want to reach women besides doing a talk show"
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"I'm not sure exactly how gossiping about my life with my audience really helps them"
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"I loved planning 'The Tyra Show' more than actually having to do it. I loved coming up with show ideas, honing each program and crafting it. I'm more excited being in a meeting than being on TV"


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