"I have come to realize that just making yourself happy is most important. Never be ashamed of what you feel. You have the right to feel any emotion that you want, and to do what makes you happy. That's my life motto."
"If you ever feel alone, put on my music. I'll be there for you."
"People say sticks and stones may break your bones, but names can never hurt you, but that's not true. Words can hurt. They hurt me. Things were said to me that I still haven't forgotten."
"Tall, thin, curvy, short, whatever you are, you are beautiful."
"He's not your prince charming if he doesn't make sure you know that you're his princess."
"To be someone's inspiration is the biggest goal in my life."
"Love is louder than the pressure to be perfect."
"Technically, if a girl wants to sparkle, she can put glitter on. But I think the correct answer would be a smile because no one pays attention to your shirt when you have a nice smile on your face."
"The smartest thing a woman can learn, is to never need a man."
"I'm not saying I'm perfect, or fixed, but I am learning to love and accept myself. My outlook is more positive and I am happy."
"I wish I could tell every young girl with an eating disorder, or who has harmed herself in any way, that she's worthy of life and that her life has meaning. You can overcome and get through anything."
"Don't let anything or anyone define you. You are what you are because of what you make of tough situations in your life."
"Don't ever call a girl fat. Even if you're joking."
"You are beautiful. You're worth more than harming yourself."
"I think scars are like battle wounds-beautiful, in a way. They show what you've been through and how strong you are from coming out of it."
"My tattoos are reminders to hang in there when things get rough."
"I wanted to make sure I shared my story-I can either help prevent them from going through the same things that I did or help them get help."
"Sometimes being afraid can show more strength than being fearless."
"I'm not perfect and I don't have to be."
"One of the scariest things in life is when you come to the realization that the only thing that can save you, is yourself."
"Music is what I love to do; it is in my veins."
"Don't judge me. You know my name, but not my story."
"People don't realize how badly verbal harassment and cyber bullying affects you. I wish they had hit me in the face and gotten it over with, because what they said to me, sticks to me to this day. It affected me into the person that I am today."
"I learned that you go through things, you deal with them, and that is what empowers you, and ultimately makes you a happy person."
"God gave me this voice for a reason and God put me through this for a reason. And I need to use it to raise awareness for the issues. If I save one person's life by getting help, then I'm good. I'm done."
"You don't know how strong you are until being strong is the only chance you have."
"Always remember, you are beautiful."
"Every single day is a battle to stay strong."
Demi's tattoo. <3