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One Direction – What Makes You Beautiful lyrics
Liam:
You're insecure
Don't know what for
You're turning heads when you walk through the door
Don't need make up
To cover up
Being the way that you are is enough

Harry
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Everyone else in the room can see it
Everyone else but you-ou-ou

Chorus:
Baby
you light up my world like nobody else
The way that you flip your hair gets me overwhelmed
But when you smile at the ground it aint hard to tell
You don't
know (oh oh)
You don't know you're beautiful!
If only you saw what I can see
You'll understand why I want you so desperately
Right now I'm looking at you and I can't believe
You don't know (oh oh)
You don't know you're beautiful!
(Oh oh)

That's what makes you beautiful!

Zayn:
So c-come on
You got it wrong
To prove I'm right I put it in a so-o-ong
I don't why
You're
being shy
And turn away when I look into your eye eye eyes

Harry:
Everyone else in the room can see it
Everyone else but you

Chorus:
Baby you light
up my world like nobody else
The way that you flip your hair gets me overwhelmed
But when you smile at the ground it aint hard to tell
You don't know (oh oh)
You don't know you're beautiful!
If only you saw what I can see
You'll understand why I want you so desperately
Right now I'm looking at you and I can't believe
You don't know (oh oh)
You don't know you're beautiful!
(Oh oh)
That's what makes you beautiful

Bridge:
Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na
Na, na, na, na, na, na, na-ah.

Harry:
Baby you
light up my world like nobody else
The way that you
flip your hair gets me overwhelmed
But you when smile at the ground it aint hard to tell
You don't know (oh oh)
You don't know you're beautiful!

Chorus:
Baby you light up my world like nobody else
The way that you flip your hair gets me overwhelmed
But when you smile at the ground it aint hard to tell
You don't know (oh oh)
You don't know you're beautiful!
If only you saw what I can see
You'll understand why I want you so desperately
Right now I'm looking at you and I can't believe
You don't know (oh oh)
You don't know you're beautiful!
(Oh oh)
You don't know you're beautiful!
(Oh oh)

Harry:
That's what makes you beautiful!
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    The most beautiful girls are the ones who are confident and have a good heart, not the ones who pretend to be beautiful by putting lots of fake accessories, hair extensions and make-up on - not the ones who have to try extra hard to be noticed. True beauty is also from within and in the end the truth always comes out no matter how long it takes, don't be fooled by outside appearances and also there are gems out there who are physically very attractive and also have a great, kind personality.
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    I can really relate to this song. My crush likes me but I never thought I was beautifl until he told me he likes me. Now when o hear this song I think of hm and how I used to feel like I was ugly. And even now don't really know why he likes me because I still have those moments. But after heard this song I relized I have to give myself more credit and I don't give myself the credit I deserve. I'm really pretty and now thanks to this song I see that. Now when I look in the mirror I see a pretty girl staring back aat me. I just need more self-confidence.
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    This is a song that really praises girls for who they are. It means girls are beautiful the way they are. They shouldn't listen to critics and brainwashing products from the oblong boxes. They don't need to cover up their defects because they are or will be simply adored and love t by someone, someday. The boy band try to convey their fellings that girls don't need to be the likes of lady gaga, katy, selena, miley to look appealing cause someone is falling for who they are.
    Life question: are trying to be like celebrities and in the result losing the real you? If yes why?
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    Personally what makes you beautiful is about a beautiful that's super hot but she just doesn't it! So hazza has to tell her that she's s*** and that she doesn't know it. When she smiles at the ground he wants her so desperately. She lights up the entire world like a sun. This is a metaphor as she is not actually a sun but it being compared to the brightness of the sun. This further supports the argument of s*** women in modern society. This is the urbanisation of society succumbing to the post war modernist movement.
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    It means that everyone is beautiful in different ways. Whether that be inner beauty or outer, though I find that inner beauty is what truly matters. And as far as outer beauty goes, natural is better. When you wear a bunch of makeup, it's like opening a chip bag that is half empty. It's not real beauty. But regardless, I'm a directioner for life. I love lou and niall most, but all the boys are beautiful in their own ways(;
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    This song is trying to tell everyone who hears it that you are beautiful in your own way, and you should be proud of your unique beauty. No body can take it away from you and anyone who tries is jealous of you. Some people will find you absolutely beautiful and some people wont. Don't be ashamed of how you look.
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    Love love this song but what makes me mad is that louis doesn't sing anything by his self like the rest of them except for niall to me it always seems to me like louis is the bottom of the barrel he almost never gets a solo I love louis and wish I could hear him singing for himself for once. Love you 1d but ur getting on my nerves not giving louis a solo love ya louis keep workin for your well deserved solo. You are great and cute and from what I could hear in you guys song 'i want' an incredible singer!
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    Its not that I don't like 1d its a good song telling the boy to the girl that she is beautiful but I hate that everywhere I go when I'm in school my bffis talking about them and its an obsesion that I would love for them to not exist because she gives me a headaic:/ they are cute an all and funny but they are funny while obss girls are not. Its not my best song because I love more the wanted and dj pauly with night of my life. That's my best song I've ever heard. I hope you girls understand what I'm trying to say and not get enemies on this comment.
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    This is about a boy who is telling a girl that she doesn't know she is beautiful and that she doesn't need makeup on to be pretty. That he thinks she is just naturally pretty. This does happen in real life though. This song can make you smile wherever you go it truly is a great song! Sure I may be a big one direction fan but hey, there is no way you could disagree with the meaning of this song. Just remember guys/girls love everything about you!
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    I just love zayn malik he is sooo hot I like theire song what makes you beutiful; ever1 else in the room can see it ever1 else but you baby you light up my world like nobody else the way that you flip your hair gets me over welmed the way you smile at the ground it aint hard to tell you don't knw ohohoh you don't knw you beutiful.
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    What makes you beauitful means that everyone and everything is perfect pretty and beauitful in their own ways. In this song these boys express how to solve a problem when a girl thinks she is ugly so they make a perfect song for the girl who thinks she is unperfect I think everyone should share this to their younger sibling who have started young relationships just in case something goes wrong sing them the song and tell themhow beauitful they are! :] roses are red violets are blue we are so perfect and so are you!
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    To me, what makes you beautiful is one direction's way of expressing to all of the girls out there that no matter what anyone says, everyone has beauty. Liam expresses that his definition of beauty is when a girl is attractive without any makeup on, harry likes it when girls do those small little things to show their insicurity like flipping their hair and smileing at the ground, and zayn says that he thinks it's beautiful when a girl looks away when she gets embarrassed. These three boys get to put their own two sense in an amazing dog that makes every girl feel beautiful while it is being played. Thank you to every one direction member for making me feel beautiful :)
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    Www dot healingorchids dot com slash livingtreeorchidessences slash risingtothecallofbeauty dot html.
    If you are to any degree unsure of your beauty, this can help tremendously. I know because I have started using it. It is a flower essence - like the famous dr bach ones, only this is the new generation with such: the flowers are rare orchids of such tremendous and out of this world beauty that just to see them, about 100 in all, it is worth a visit to the site.
    And I have no relation or arrangement whatsoever with the people who grow them and make the essences. Only I like to share freely about them because of all the good they do in many ways.
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    You are unique. One of a kind. No other like you. The universe finds expression through you in a way never seen before, and never to be seen after you are gone. Your very life, as ordinary as it may be, is yet an oyster to the pearl you are inside. Believe in your gloss, your sheen, your light, your luster, look for it, expect it to happen and be yours and yours only - it will help, it will come sooner. One's inner light cannot remain hidden forever. Look at tina turner's story - the lack of confidence at first, to stick with a shame of a man who would treat her that bad. Did she not become not only her beautiful self but an inspiration for all young women as well? Never, ever compare yourself. Catch yourself at it and stop it. Say to yourself this is not the way to know my value, my worth and my personal beauty. I would be a fool to let another person be the standard for what I am, in my uniqueness. It would be a sad merrigold who would turn on itself and dream of being a rose. Roses are red, violets are blue, let it be said that there only one as beautiful as you!
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    I love the song but his harry is so hot. I love song but when I first heard it I looked up when I got home and I looved it my mom and dad and brother said I kike them and when they left I looked up who was singing I said ohhh harry is so cute and sing really and I love the way you sing I think you all can really sing thanks byyy.
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    I love one direction sooo much and I think it is about someone that does not think that they are beautiful but they are beautiful just the way they are and they don't need to act like someone else or wear alot of make-up.
    One direction make the best song in the world and have the best meanings too they are just the best thing that has happened to the world and they have made me a better happier and more fun person to be around.
    Just being a fan is a great thing to me and I just hope that there are so many fans out there and they show one direction love every day and to all the people that hate them I just want to ask why? What have they done to you for you to be mean to them you have no right you just upset them! But also to the people that hate them thanks for making our boys stronger.
    I no this might not be seen by many people but even if one person see's it that is enough I just needed to get this out of my mind and into the world.
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    The girl is beautiful, though is unaware of it as she is quite modest and shy.
    The song translates how lovely and attractive she is on the outside as she is on the inside. By her not knowing she's beautiful, makes her more appealing; she's unaware of her beauty and thus not vain to become arrogant of it. Instead it makes her much more gorgeous!
    Beauty is not about what you look like with make-up, how much expensive and beautiful clothes you have, or how many admirers you have. It's about having something beautiful on the inside that shows as much as what is on the outside.
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    It means ur beatiful nd you don't know it my name is ahysheonia nd I like niall, liam, zyan, louis, nd harry the oldest is louis the second oldest is zyan then liam, then niall harry is the youngset. Louis is 21 zyan is 19 liam is 19 niall is 19 nd harry is 18. Ya'll all are cute but I like zayan the most then liam then niall then harry nd louis are like bros to me. I love all of ur guys songs I listen to them on YouTube all the time.
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    It reminds me of everyone I see. Like for example one of my best friends, well she thinks that she's fat and ugly and everyone else tells me and her that she's not and she doesn't believe me. Then all the people around me I think the same thing, even about myself sometimes, but it just makes me tihnk about everyone in my life. There's a few boys I also like and this song is perfect for how I feel for them. So thankyou one direction you are amazing! Keep up the good work! I am a fan! : d
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    Andrina.
    It means that you are who you are. You don't have to be somebody else to feel special. "life is not about finding yourself, it's about creating yourself". :). Thank god, for letting me be with a [hottie] who accepted me for who I was. He never wanted me to be somebody else or to change who I was to satisfy him. He was already satisfied with who I was. And that's just the way it is!
    --iluvmy *half chinese pago mohawk cutie*--.
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    This song is really easy to describe at least for me its about a girl who does not thing shes pretty, beautiful, hot, or worth anybodys time. But really that's not the case. Just like the song says you're turning heads when you walk through the door, and to me it means you can think all this negative stuff about yourself but its probly not true, because you probly turn heads when you walk in to school of the mall or a store or anywhere. And that's my meaning of " what makes you beautiful" is.
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    You are the only person that can make yourself beautiful. In all honesty this song describes me, I have a man in my life that I've been with for a year and 7 months in a few days and to him, I light up his world and all the stuff it says in this song & he's always telling me how beautiful I am and what I mean to him and that I should believe in myself, the only thing is I don't see what he sees in me in myself. It pushes me to the point to wish I was strong enough to believe in myself. But he says because I try so hard and put forth motivation to see what everyone else sees and it's true tons of heads turn when I walk in a room and even wads that shouldn't be turning. I don't know why I'd soo with out my punkin.
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    Love is beauitful your beauitful were all beauitful made by one person who loves, cares, and thinks is beauitful we all have different ways so we stay tht way. So at school like this guy but I don't want to change me so I stay the same and I don't care what peope should say or will say just becuase you show a different style then other girls or guys you should be you no one else cause you could gat a bf or gf just for being yourself. Thanks!
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    This song is about when you are trying to tell some one they are beautiful.
    , but they don't believe that they are. They are too insecure to admit it and you just don't understand why they doubt it. The person in the song is in love with the person who is insecure, and he/ she tries to tell him/her that they really truly are beautiful on the inside an the outside.
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    Very few people know the actual meaning behind what makes you beautiful by 1d. It is actually about a monkey, named scarlett. Scarlett had a very shiny coat, and very nice monkey lips. 1d noticed that, but they got irritated how scarlett always looked at the ground when clearly she was hot! (in their eyes) so they wrote the song to prove it to her. 1d has formally been accused of beastiality in the past.
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    I think this is a great song and I love the meaning to it and also y I love this song is cause so many girl's dun know how beautiful they are and doubt them selves and can b so self-conciunce and let other people bring them down an one more thing they also can b sooo gullible and I only know an can say this is cause what I pretty much described myself. :)
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    Its manuel manglapus am may base in my understanding in the song it states as that the person that we love in not in the physical beauty but its in our eternal beauty. Usually also the person that we love is beautiful also even though his very ugly outside but his beautyful in our mind. And wht I understodd in song thank you for reading I hope so you will like the song.
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    I love one direction! And to me I think it means that beauty isn't what; s on the outside, but what's on the inside(a well-known phrase but so true!) and that when someone really likes/loves you they will love you for who you are not someone your trying to be! So be unique and crazy and fun and live your life the way you want to, the way god wants you to, and if someone doesn't like you that way, than forget about them-you can do better! Love you niall.
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    The meaning is pretty obvious, basically, your beautiful no matter what, and don't change yourself for someone your not. Just be yourself, and people will love you.
    Oh yea, and I'm going to the big tome rush concert featuring one direction on march 3rd! In boston! So excited! Anyone else going?
    I am the biggest directioner ever!
    P. S if you say your a directionator, sorry to tell you, but your not a true fan. Don't like them just because their hot.
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    This song is like one of the best songs ever! If you haven't listened to it yet you should! It's a good song no matter what those old grannies say "they've copied it!! I heard this type of song in the 60s!! " or " you believe this crap?! " whatever I think it's a good song and suitable for teens and stuff. It's cool ok it's awesomely cool and it's sort of catchie!
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    It basically means, when a girl gets insecure and jealous when she is around withother pretty girls, she doesn't see it, but shes beautiful too. A lot of people says so, but she just doesn't believe them because she lacks confidence. That girl is beautiful in every way, some people can't believe how beautiful she is, she just needs someone to sing this song for her to realize how beautiful she really is. :) love yall. P. S yes, I am talking about myself, because I am so very insecure.
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    It basically means, when a girl gets insecure and jealous when she is around withother pretty girls, she doesn't see it, but shes beautiful too. A lot of people says so, but she just doesn't believe them because she lacks confidence. That girl is beautiful in every way, some people can't believe how beautiful she is, she just needs someone to sing this song for her to realize how beautiful he really is. :) love yall. P. S yes, I am talking about myself, because I am so very insecure.
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    What makes you beautiful is amazing in my mind! This song is convincing every girl that what they think is wrong about themselves is amazing to the guys! With me being a girl I know I do some of this stuff that this song points out and I don't always think I'm beautiful. So this song has encouraged me to stop pointing out things in my mind on what I think is wrong with me!
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    Omg! That stands for ohh my gosh! I writing in cap locks because I don't know how to turn it off! Anyway more to the point christmas is coming up and my mummy said shell try get 1 direction to come to my house! But I told her I only want niall because he is the hottest but my mummy will ground me if I tell her that so I have to have all of them! She doesn't let me say the s word it ends in a y (look I got the cap locks off) there is 4 letters the second last is x (now if you don't know what it is you stupi. I mean slow a slow learner my mummy doesn't let call anyone stupid! Id like to say hi to my mummy my daddy and my little brother timmy my name is ursla xx for timmy kiss! Good bye all you 1 direction fans! Kiss to niall .
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    This song was totally written just 4 me! At first I didn't believe it when people told me I was beautiful. I was insecure and when I looked into the mirror I felt ugly, but when I listened to this song I started to feel beautiful. Thank you 4 giving me confidence guys! Love you lots xoxoxo!
    Ps. I love your accents. I'm from south-africa, but of british and irish decent, can't wait 4 you to come to sa and to the mother city of cape town I will b the first 1 to buy your tickets! Mwa!
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