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10 Pics from Beyoncé's April Cover Shoot

Like the Way You Move

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The most important thing about creating a healthy lifestyle is figuring out which workout makes you happy.

—Beyoncé, SHAPE, April 2013

Embody Confidence

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The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence.

—Beyoncé, Cosmopolitan UK, April 2011

Celebrate You

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Don't focus on the bits you don't like. Look at yourself in a different way and work out what it is you do like.

—Beyoncé, Cosmopolitan UK, April 2011

Passion's in Fashion

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I want to have my own passions and do thing that challenge me. I believe showing my daughter that side of me makes me a better mother.

—Beyoncé, SHAPE, April 2013

A Dancing Queen

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"Some people prefer the gym, but when I have to put on workout clothes and run on a treadmill, I get bored."

—Beyoncé on dance as her favorite workout, SHAPE, April 2013

Build Yourself Up

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The pressure to be thin is unbelievable. You should be thinking about building up your character and having fun.

—Beyoncé on her song Bootylicious, imdb.com

Let it Go

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I used to be afraid of people thinking I was difficult or too critical, and you know, I don't really care about that anymore.

—Beyoncé, Beyoncé: Life is But a Dream, HBO

Who Runs the World

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I love my husband, but it is nothing like a conversation with a woman that understands you. I grow so much from those conversations.

—Beyoncé, Beyoncé: Life is But a Dream, HBO

Your Best You

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I'll say to [Blue Ivy], be your best self. Be healthy, take care of yourself, and be truly happy with the beautiful things that make up who you are.

—Beyoncé, SHAPE, April 2013

Sky's the Limit

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Sometimes we don't reach for the stars. Sometimes we are satisfied with what people tell us we are supposed to be satisfied with. And I'm not going for that.

—Beyoncé, Beyoncé: Year of 4