32 Life Lessons We've Learned From Beyoncé

To celebrate Queen's B's 32nd birthday, we've collected everything she's ever taught us (WITH GIFS!)

By John Boone Sep 04, 2013 6:19 PMTags
Beyonce Birthy GIF

"9...4...8...1….B'day!"

Today Beyoncé turns 32. Which means, bitch, she's grown. And an icon's day of birth deserves an iconic birthday celebration: As soon as we woke up this morning, we performed the dance break from the extended remix of "Get Me Bodied." We're wearing tear-away House of Deréon with a leotard underneath.

And we've compiled 32 life lessons that we've learned from Bey:

1. A diva is a female version of a hustler.

2. There's nothing wrong with being bootylicious.

3. Work Werk hard.

4. Play hard.

5. All of "Single Ladies" choreography.

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10. How to walk with a vengeance.

11. True love exists.

Check her credentials: She's everything you want and everything you need.

12. If you have the choice to sit out or dance, I hope you dance.

13. How to count.

"My baby is a 10 / We dressing to the 9 / He pick me up, with 8," etc.

14. Every girl should have a freakum dress.

15. There's a proper way to announce a pregnancy...

...and this is it.

16. You can have short hair and not care.

#shorthairdontcare

17. But there's nothing like a gorgeous weave whip.

18. Always have a fan handy.

19. How to keep your composure.

Beyoncé got her hair caught in a fan and kept on singing.

20. But it's OK to let loose every once in a while.

21. Grace.

22. Compassion.

23. Humility.

24. Charity.

25. Charity (again).

26. How to twerk.

27. Who runs the world.

Answer: Girls.

28. Who really runs the world.

Answer: Beyoncé.

29. There is only one.

30. There will only ever be one.

31. She's Queen B, King Bey, Sasha Fierce, Third Ward Trill.

32. ALL HAIL BEYONCÉ!