Adriana Lima Quotes

Adriana Lima (Brazilian Portuguese: [ad?i?ãn? ?lim?]; born June 12, 1981) is a Brazilian model and actress, best known as a Victoria's Secret Angel since 1999 (being their longest-running model and named "the most valuable Victoria's Secret Angel" in 2017), as a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics since 2003 and for her Super Bowl and Kia Motors commercials. At the age of 15, Lima won Ford's "Supermodel of Brazil" competition, and took second place the following year in the Ford "Supermodel of the World" competition before signing with Elite Model Management in New York City

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Here in the big city people spend their time thinking about work and about money; they don't give some value to friendships and it can be depressing.

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If you're having dinner with friends and they're always on the phone or always texting, it's just impolite. Unless it's something important - like someone is in the hospital or something - don't do it.

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In Brazil, we don't have Victoria's Secret, and my family are all Victoria's Secret fans, so I usually bring them back some lovely pieces.

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If you're nervous, that means you care and you want to give your best.

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From my hair to my toes to my nails. Everything's fake. Everything! Even my heart is fake.

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When I get older, I don't think I'll like to have wrinkles, or a big jelly belly. I cannot have it.

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I love challenges, I love intensity, and I also like to challenge my mind. Believe it or not, boxing is not only about physical force. You use a lot of concentration; it's really mental.

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It's wrong for a guy to have no personality, no heart. Because I don't care about style or money.

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Coconut water is just the best for you; it's always something we had in Brazil. Since I was a little girl, I've been drinking it.

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I love my job and I love my children. It's really about figuring out your schedules and getting everything down that you need to do and sticking to your plan.

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I used to be very shy. When I first started, I had to go to a casting, and I had to go in a bikini. I thought I was too skinny. But I went in and got the job! And that's how I started.

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You have to believe in yourself and be strong.

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If you look around Brazil you see pregnant women everywhere. Here you don't see that as much. There the only thing they do is babies, babies, babies! Especially the poor families.

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I was so embarrassed about mispronouncing words. I just knew how to smile.

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I missed out on everything. Sometimes on the street I see teenagers hanging out and going to the movies, going to concerts, and I get so jealous.

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