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Liya Kebede

Ethiopian,  Model
Total Quotes : 26
Helping Greatest Gifts

Helping others isn't a chore; it is one of the greatest gifts there is.

- Liya Kebede

Woman Side Midwife

We should work to guarantee that there is a midwife or health worker by every woman's side during childbirth.

- Liya Kebede

Own Give Other

It's one thing to donate money. It's a whole other thing to give an opportunity for someone to make his own money.

- Liya Kebede

Trust Experience Doing

Doing designs on a loom takes a lot of talent and experience, and, trust me, I won't be able to do that.

- Liya Kebede

Skin Will Your

Take good care of your skin and hydrate. If you have good skin, everything else will fall into place.

- Liya Kebede

Everybody Hundred

In a hundred years, how do you want the world to be? Everybody should get together to make the world a better place.

- Liya Kebede

Africa Find Grave

There's a saying in Africa: 'To find out you are pregnant is to have one foot in the grave.'

- Liya Kebede

Think Unnoticed Otherwise

I don't think we should judge celebrities for doing charity work. Period. Whatever their reasons for doing it, they are shedding light on issues that would otherwise go unnoticed.

- Liya Kebede

Beauty Changes Been

It's not just Ethiopia, but Africa in general - most of the media concentrates on what's not going well. But there is so much beauty there. When you go, it changes everything. It changes you, your life, and the way you see things. The challenge is changing the image of Africa that's been anchored in people for years now.

- Liya Kebede

Play I Think Challenging

I think, first of all, every time you want to play somebody who is real is always challenging and always scary, because you are given a responsibility of someone's real life.

- Liya Kebede

Work Impossible Prove

I don't listen to people who say my dreams are impossible; I just work to prove them wrong.

- Liya Kebede

Persevere Feels Gotten

The most inspiring piece of advice I've gotten is simply to persevere. My mom taught me to always keep going no matter what from an early age. When it feels too difficult to push forward, I always remind myself, 'This too shall pass,' and then I redouble my efforts.

- Liya Kebede

Love Africa Heat

The desert loves me. I love the desert. It's nice to be in the heat in Africa. I love it.

- Liya Kebede

New Reason Been

Dying in childbirth is something that's not new; it's been going on for ages, and so it's not something that people focus on; it's not something that gets funded a lot, and it's exactly for that reason that we are losing mothers all the time, and we have kids with no mothers.

- Liya Kebede

Personality Me Important

It is important for me that I represent a brand that reflects my personality.

- Liya Kebede

Play Difficult Very

It's very difficult to hand someone your whole life story to play, and you've never really met that person.

- Liya Kebede

Love Mother Most

What I love most about Mother's Day is that I am acknowledged and honored for being a mother.

- Liya Kebede

Trying Always Sustainable

It's always a tricky thing, trying to make aid sustainable.

- Liya Kebede

Alive Down Our

When our mothers are alive and healthy, they do extraordinary things... like the mothers of Plaza de Mayo, who marched in Argentinean plazas, defying the military junta dictatorship and demanding the whereabouts of their abducted children... or the Liberian mothers who faced down civil war armed only with T-shirts and courage.

- Liya Kebede

Development Lives

Investing in women's lives is an investment in sustainable development, in human rights, in future generations - and consequently in our own long-term national interests.

- Liya Kebede