Empowering Quotes From Barbie Movie & Why We Agree

Barbie is the movie of the year that you simply can’t miss! Don’t worry, our favorite Barbie quotes won’t spill any secrets – they’re just the perfect dose of fun and motivation to make your heart soar! 

Have you ever stumbled upon a movie that swept you off your feet, tugged at your heartstrings, and left you feeling inspired? 

It’s not just your typical animated flick; it’s a heartfelt journey that leaves you feeling uplifted and empowered.

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Margot Robbie/Photo via Instagram @barbiethemovie

The Glorious Barbie Era 

Over the weekend, moviegoers turned out in force for Greta Gerwig’s neon-coated fantasy comedy Barbie

Gerwig’s remarkable achievement continued as Barbie made history with a staggering $377 million opening weekend worldwide, becoming the biggest debut ever for a film directed by a woman. 

Greta Gerwig Barbie
Greta Gerwig/Photo via Instagram @barbiethemovie

After much anticipation, the fuchsia delight we’ve been waiting for has graced our local cinemas. 

As the movie unfolded, we got a glimpse into its premise through several teaser trailers, and without saying too much, let me just say that it’s a subtle dig at the patriarchy, packed with inspiring messages that touch the soul.

Barbie the movie casts
Photo via Instagram @barbiethemovie

Before diving into the inspiring Barbie quotes we’ve included (don’t worry, no spoilers!), catch the magic on the big screen. 

And if you’ve already seen it, get ready to reminisce with our favorite quotes below!

Barbie Movie’s Inspiring Lines

“Barbie is a doctor, and a lawyer, and so much more than that,” “Because Barbie can be anything, women can be anything.”

These two powerful quotes from the movie warmed our hearts as we heard them in the cinema. 

As kids, we often dream big and aspire to become doctors, teachers, lawyers, astronauts, mothers, and much more. 

Playing with Barbie instilled in us the belief that we, too, could achieve our dreams and succeed in becoming whoever we wanted to be, just like Barbie.

Barbie the movie
Photo via Instagram @rokuplayer

“I’m a liberated man, I know crying’s not weak.” – Ken

It’s true, society has perpetuated outdated attitudes like “big boys don’t cry,” encouraging men to hide their tears. 

However, the movie beautifully conveys that crying is healing and essential for everyone, regardless of gender. 

It’s a much-needed reminder that it’s okay for men to express their emotions openly, as suppressing feelings can be unhealthy. 

Ken’s liberated attitude in the movie showcases how men can confidently embrace their emotions.

Ryan Gosling as Ken
Ryan Gosling as Ken/Photo via Instagram @barbiethemovie

“I cry too. It’s actually kind of amazing.” – Barbie

Barbie’s statement empowers us all to embrace vulnerability. 

In addition, if a doll can cry and feel amazing afterwards, so can we! 

Crying is a healthy way to process emotions and has emotional and physical benefits. 

It’s a powerful message that encourages us to embrace our emotions without judgment or shame.

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Margot Robbie/Photo via Instagram @barbiethemovie

“I work hard so I deserve it.”

This line, spoken by one of the Barbies in the film, resonates deeply. It reminds us to take pride in our hard work and accomplishments. 

Often, we belittle ourselves and fail to acknowledge our efforts. Embracing self-praise is essential, and feeling proud of ourselves should be a practice we all cultivate.

Hari Nef, Alexandra Shipp, Margot Robbie, Issa Rae, and Kate McKinnon as Barbies
Hari Nef, Alexandra Shipp, Margot Robbie, Issa Rae, and Kate McKinnon as Barbies/Photo via Instagram @carlota_guerrero

“I feel so beautiful.”

Each day, we should exude this energy and believe in our beauty. 

True beauty isn’t about conforming to a perfect Barbie body type or wearing the trendiest clothing. 

It’s about embracing who we are and having the confidence to shine as our authentic selves.

Issa Rae as Barbie
Issa Rae as Barbie/Photo via Instagram @barbiethemovie

“You have to figure out who you are without me.”

This powerful reminder urges us not to become overly dependent on others.

Therefore, whether it’s a romantic partner, a friend, or a family member, we must learn to navigate life independently. 

Embracing our own identity and strengths empowers us to face life’s challenges, knowing that we can rely on ourselves.

Emma Mackey as Barbie and Ncuti Gatwa as Ken
Emma Mackey as Barbie and Ncuti Gatwa as Ken/Photo via Instagram @barbiethemovie

“[Barbieland is] where all problems of feminism and equality can be solved.”

Dreaming of a world like Barbieland, where feminism and equality prevail, is an inspiration. 

A world where misogyny and homophobia don’t exist, and everyone enjoys equal rights. 

The movie paints a vision of a world we should strive to create, reminding us of the importance of fighting for equality and inclusivity in our own lives and communities.

Barbie the movie
Photo by @carlota_guerrero via Instagram @issarae

Embrace Your Inner Barbie

Let us be like Barbie, believing in the power of our dreams, embracing our emotions, and unapologetically celebrating our achievements. 

As we journey through life, let’s strive to create a world where equality thrives, where our dreams have no limits, and where each one of us can proudly say, “I am beautiful, and I am enough.” 

Together, we can build a world that reflects the magic of Barbieland – a world where dreams come true for everyone.

Banner photo via Instagram @barbiethemovie.

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