It's Zendaya's 21st birthday—and what better way to celebrate than with the music and movie star's most inspiring quotes?

Although the actress-singer-dancer can now legally get lit at the bar, Zendaya has always been known for being a class act and role model for many girls around the world. Whether she's discussing racial controversies or keeping confidence up, Zendaya hasn't been afraid to speak her mind—and always does it so eloquently.

To celebrate the special day, we've gathered some of Zendaya's wise words throughout the years, quotes we think will inspire you and make you want to change the world.

Take a look, up top!