5 Beautiful Quotes From 'Orange Is The New Black' Star Uzo Aduba's Letter To Her Younger Self

"Demand the respect, love, care, honor, queendom that you were given and born into this world deserving."

"Dear Uzo, it's me, Uzo," Orange Is The New Black star Uzo Aduba begins in a letter to her younger self.

The letter, read in a video for Teen Vogue, contains advice Aduba would like to share to her 18-year-old self regarding "love and relationships, having a female support system, listening to your mom, and knowing your worth," as described in the video's caption.

Aduba's powerful words are sure to resonate with viewers, and her messages are ones that any young (and even adult) person should hear.

Here are five of our favorite takeaway quotes from the video:

"With regards to love and relationships: set your bar high. Don't climb down from where your bar is set. Demand the respect, love, care, honor, queendom that you were given and born into this world deserving."

"If I could tell you something about heartbreak — it's gonna hurt. Not even going to lie. But, I think that's the risk we have to take to reach the side of greatness. And that's where love lives ... [And] even though you felt it, dare to love again."

"This is for all the ladies in the room ... Having a female support next to you, a female strength next to you is going to encourage you to be a better person ... it's going to uplift you, it's going to inspire you ... that is what women do for women."

"Your mom is about to give you the best advice of your life. And the advice she is going to give you is ... to 'work hard at this thing that you're pursuing. Make sure you work hard. I've never heard of nothing coming from hard work.'"

"You are valuable, and you are loved. And I'm going to encourage you to never lose sight of that — to always know your worth ... There's nothing wrong with knowing who you are."

Check out the full inspiring video below: