Ariana Grande has become a huge role model for girls over the past year. 2013 was a big year for her, launching a new album and gaining millions of fans. With that growing fanbase comes a big responsibility for Ariana. She now has girls all over the world looking up to her. She's become someone young girls aspire to be and turn to for advice. In response, Ariana has posted a lot of inspirational quotes on social media and even discussed the importance of confidence in interviews.
To give you some examples, we've rounded up some of Ariana's most empowering and inspiring quotes. Check out the advice Ariana has given and then tell us, is she your role model? Who is the person you look to for advice in your life? Let us know in the comments below!
1. Be happy with who you are!
Ariana posted this picture that read, "I am well aware of the fact that this photo is COMPLETELY uncalled for but after my tweet yesterday asking for bigger curves I decided to take it back and be happy with what God gave me. I'm proud of my little tush!! Big, small, curvy, flat, tall petite... Love the skin you're in!!!! It's beautiful because it's yours!!!!! "If somebody tells you you're not beautiful, turn around and walk away so they can have a great view of your fabulous ass" @tyrabanks I also can't believe I'm posting this.
2. It's important to be nice.
Ariana posted this message to her Instagram followers back in September with the caption, "food for thought." This is a great reminder that we could all be a little nicer to those around us.
3. Don't let rumors bother you.
A few months back Ariana was dealing with a lot of rumors being spread about her. She sent a tweet responding to all of the speculation, "I was raised to never speak poorly or spread false rumors about anybody... Sending light and kindness to everyone in my path." Ariana kept it classy and showed how to handle a tough situation.
4. It's all about respect.
On October 7, Ariana tweeted this message to her followers, "Girls... RESPECT YOURSELVES. Keep your head held high and speak only kind words. Know your truth... no one can ever take that away from you." Well said!
5. Be kind to one another!
Ariana tweeted this message to her followers on October 12, "Met the most inspiring girl. Just a reminder to everybody reading this, be kind to each other... Everybody's fighting a battle of some sort." SO true.
6. Work hard!
On October 17 Ariana tweeted this inspiring message to her followers, "It's a new day! Hope everybody has a good one... think twice before you complain... count your blessings... be kind and work hard."
7. It gets better!
Ariana tweeted this on November 5. It reads, "Nothing breaks my heart more than meeting girls with scars on their wrists. I wish I could talk privately to each of u and make it all better. Please don't hurt yourselves. Whatever it is will get better I promise you. If it's what other people say that bothers you, don't listen to them. If it's about how you feel about yourself, open your heart and accept yourself. I love you be strong."
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