9 Essential Life Lessons Tyra Banks Taught Us

Over the years, we have received a lot of words of wisdom from Tyra Banks. From witnessing her fierceness on America's Next Top Model, to following the adventure in her book Modelland, we've learned quite a few life lessons from her. Wanna be on top? Check out her top nine snippets of wisdom, below!

1. Always be fierce!

2. It’s okay not to be perfect

3. You’re responsible for your actions

4. Flaunt what you've got!

5. Sometimes a little cockiness is acceptable

6. Smize, ALWAYS

7. Eco-friendly is the way to go

8. And don’t forget that time when she was completely right about guys

9. But most importantly, she reminded us that life is a learning process