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Adriana Lima quotes

Don't try to be what you're not. If you're nervous, be nervous. If you're shy, be shy. It's cute.

Modeling is a tough job, your co-workers are your rivals, it really puts a damper on your perspective of other girls.

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.

Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself. Fashion is not just beauty, it's about good attitude. You have to believe in yourself and be strong.

A man needs to be polite, not just to me but to everyone. I watch that. How does he treat the waiter? How does he treat the coat-check girl? How does he treat the driver?

I was in a fashion show and I had on a strapless top. When I got to the end the top was down.

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.

I'm a teenager, but I'm independent - I have my own apartment, I have my own life. And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school. I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone.

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

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.

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.

I've never been to the gym. I do nothing.

I like to go to the movies or read.

I want to be a child doctor. A pediatry... how do you call it, pediatrician? Do I like kids? No, not really.

Fashion is about good energy. It's about feelings. That's what I have to give the people, good energy and good feelings.

I like jealous men. I love jealousy. I do.

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

I care about heart.

I don't like fights. I don't like aggressive people.

I love going to work out now. It gets out aggression and my trainer really shakes it up so I don't get bored.