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Beauty Laverne Cox has been nominated for a Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series award for her role as Sophia in Orange Is The New Black at the upcoming NAACP Image Awards.

Check out some of her most inspiring quotes. The NAACP Image Awards airs February 11 on TVOne.

10 Quotes From NAACP Image Award Nominee Laverne Cox That Will Change Your Life  was originally published on

1. Self love is the best love.

Self love is the best love.

“It’s important with all of the messages that might tell you otherwise that you have that in yourself to say that ‘I am beautiful. I am smart and I’m amazing.’”

2. Beauty’s only skin deep.

Beauty’s only skin deep.

“My beauty is not about how I look. My beauty is about my heart and soul.”

3. Dreams & Goals.

Dreams & Goals.

“I believe if we have something that we love to do, that can save our lives. That can get us through.”

4. Know your worth.

Know your worth.

“Quality is my principle and qualified is my attitude.”