35 Inspirational Jameela Jamil Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Jameela Jamil Quotes On Success

Jameela Jamil is a British actress, model, presenter, and activist. Jamil began her career as an English teacher before becoming a presenter on T4 from 2009 until 2012. Jamil became the radio host of The Official Chart and was co-host of The Official Chart Update alongside Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1. Jamil was the first solo female presenter of the BBC Radio 1 Chart show. Following a breast cancer scare in 2016, Jamil moved to America to become a screenwriter. Whilst there Jamil auditioned for Michael Schur and was cast as Tahani Al-Jamil in the American television series The Good Place. The show has received critical acclaim, being nominated for a Golden Globe and is a commercial success. Jamil is a vocal body positivity activist. May her quotes inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “Food or the lack thereof can, at times, be coping mechanisms for people. While this isn’t the best approach to good health, it’s a part of people’s realities. And it is nothing to be ashamed of.” Jameela Jamil

2. “School was horrific for me, constantly an outcast for being a geek.” Jameela Jamil

3. “When I stepped into the industry, I was dealt this bizarre persona of being this sarcastic fashionista ‘it girl’ who is friends with loads of celebrities. That couldn’t be further from the truth.” Jameela Jamil

4. “For me, growing up felt like a roller coaster ride at times, but looking back, I don’t think that it was such a bad thing. It was all part of the excitement of being young.” Jameela Jamil

5. “I had to learn to accept myself despite the fact that I was seriously underweight. I had to try and feel sexy.” Jameela Jamil

6. “To those out of work, it may seem unfair for someone to complain that they aren’t happy with the type of work they are doing, but the more we like our jobs, the better we do them. In the long run, this doesn’t just make us happy – it makes businesses more successful and increases employment even further.” Jameela Jamil

7. “I thought it would be more of a challenge than it was to cater for every size, but as you’re aware of a woman’s curves – they’re kind of like a race track – you can create something glamorous and beautiful.” Jameela Jamil

8. “I wanted to be a part of telling women there is no segregation. There is no need to ever not feel beautiful or glamorous. There should be nothing that gets in your way.” Jameela Jamil

9. “Surround yourself with people and things that inspire you. Learn everything you can.” Jameela Jamil

10. “Women’s bodies have always been used as a spectacle and objectified.” Jameela Jamil

11. “Most of my friends are male. And I’ve known some of them to literally go through mental breakdowns and still not talk about how they feel. Except to me. My shoulders are sodden with the tears of men.” Jameela Jamil

12. “I’ve been amazingly lucky, and believe me, I don’t take anything for granted.” Jameela Jamil

13. “My digestive system was so damaged that I became allergic to almost everything, including fruit and vegetables, and the only thing I could stomach was chicken and chips.” Jameela Jamil

14. “With a doughnut in each hand, anything is possible.” Jameela Jamil

15. “Many weight issues stem from illness, be it physical or, indeed, emotional. And a large portion of people who sometimes struggle to maintain a ‘healthy’ weight deal daily with their own self-esteem crises.” Jameela Jamil

16. “The economy, unemployment, the future politicians, economists, and journalists are constantly debating these key issues for our country but rarely come to an answer. But behind all this, there is a fairly simple truth: no matter what anybody says, jobs are hard to come by.” Jameela Jamil

17. “More women need to stick together.” Jameela Jamil

18. “I think compassion is the only way to approach any subject, especially if it’s to do with physical appearance. I don’t think it’s really about tearing something apart.” Jameela Jamil

19. “Every twist and turn in life is an opportunity to learn something new about yourself, your interests, your talents, and how to set and then achieve goals.” Jameela Jamil

20. “Some young people can rely on a privileged background and great connections to get work experience, but I don’t believe anybody can be guaranteed success nowadays.” Jameela Jamil

21. “We are genuinely in a world that criticizes women even when they are going through the biggest physical challenge of their life: pregnancy.” Jameela Jamil

22. “It might seem a psychotic, insane thing, quitting a job after I’d built a great career over eight years, but it was a wake-up call. All too often we ignore those, forget that we don’t know how long we’re here for and that we need to make the most of every moment.” Jameela Jamil

23. “Along the way, I learned a lot about being told I didn’t have the right skills for the jobs I wanted and how to overcome the setbacks and keep pushing forward. This is why I’ve become an Ambassador for LifeSkills, a programme created by Barclays to help one million young people get the skills they need for work.” Jameela Jamil

24. “If you have time to get your pet rabbit its own Instagram account, you have time to at least tweet about something important.” Jameela Jamil

25. “One of the perks of growing up, but also one of the biggest challenges, is making decisions about the future. Deciding what kind of job you want, whether you want to finish school, or whether you want to go to university are huge choices to make.” Jameela Jamil

26. “With the arrogance of youth, I thought, ‘I don’t drink, don’t smoke, I don’t do drugs, so why would I get cancer?’ The week I spent waiting for the result of the biopsy to see if it was malignant felt like the longest of my life.” Jameela Jamil

27. “I’ve always been passionate about the concept of helping the underdog. It just doesn’t make sense to me as to what kind of person would take a huge platform and not use it to do something, to change something, to help people.” Jameela Jamil

28. “After the cancer-free diagnosis, I thought I’d go off and do the things I never did in my teens and twenties. I realized putting things off in life can be dangerous because suddenly you can find you’ve run out of time.” Jameela Jamil

29. “People are so passionate about their favorite artists making it to number 1, it almost reminds me of football fanaticism. Nowadays, it’s ‘One Direction’ vs ‘The Wanted.’ Back in my day, it was ‘Oasis’ vs ‘Blur’.” Jameela Jamil

30. “We really shouldn’t be putting a label on size. Fashion is for all, and I think confidence and happiness is more important than dress labels.” Jameela Jamil

31. So many people are campaigning, fighting, and even dying to make a statement in the name of humanity. These people have no voice that can be heard by many. I wish more celebrities would take the initiative to be that voice.” Jameela Jamil

32. “At no point in my thirty years have I ever felt truly represented by the fashion industry.” Jameela Jamil

33. “It feels great to know that more people are finding work and gaining the experience, not to mention self-confidence that they need.” Jameela Jamil

34. “I’ve got quite an old-fashioned figure. I’ve got love handles – sometimes they’re passion handles! I’m built for comfort, not for speed, and I like that about myself.” Jameela Jamil

35. “I knew it was right to make time for myself to have adventures and fulfill dreams.” Jameela Jamil

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