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Mother knows best!

The queen responsible for the runaway success story that is RuPaul’s Drag Race has had a career as long and varied as the best of them, and she’s shared more than a few inspirational moments throughout her fabulous years.

We decided to take you on a journey through her top five most inspiring quotes – buckle up, and start your engines!

“Unless they’re paying your bills, pay them bitches no mind.”

RuPaul’s club banger Sissy That Walk has become a regular in gay venues, and with good reason – the song is about being as fierce as you can be, without caring what others say. Now sissy that walk!

“Good luck… and don’t fuck it up!”

Got a job interview? Don’t fuck it up. Big exam coming up? Don’t fuck it up. Going on a date? Don’t. Fuck. It. Up. Ru’s words of wisdom will get you through any difficult situation.

“Looking good is a celebration of yourself, it’s like saying to your creator ‘I love it, I’m gonna decorate it’.”

Fulfilling many a gay man’s dream, Ru appeared In Bed With Joan, where he talked growing up, family, and tucking, but the above quote is what stood out for us – what’s wrong with putting your best face forward?

“Know your rhythm, know what it is that makes you, you. Love yourself, because that’s where your power is.”

RuPaul shared the story of how It Got Better for him after leaving his home for New York City and discovering his tribe. The emotional video is sure to have inspired many, and gave us a personal insight into one of the most polished divas on the planet.

“If you can’t love yourself, how the hell are you gonna love somebody else?”

This line needs no introduction to fans of Drag Race and beyond. It’s Ru’s most famous catch phrase, and arguably the most important piece of life advice you’ll ever need. Can we get an amen?