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Roxane Gay Quotes

I am mortified by my music choices.
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I have never dreamed of being a princess. I have not longed for Prince Charming. I have and do long for something resembling a happily ever after. I am supposed to be above such flights of fantasy, but I am not. I am enamored of fairy tales.

— Roxane Gay

We bear witness to the worst of human brutality, retweet what we have witnessed, and then we move on to the next atrocity. There is always more atrocity.

— Roxane Gay

Demands for solidarity can quickly turn into demands for groupthink, making it difficult to express nuance.

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Beyonce is not above critique. As a feminist herself, I hope Beyonce would welcome it.

— Roxane Gay

If we look too closely at many historical figures, we won't like what we see.

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The expansive anarchy of the Internet continues to lull us into believing that, because we can see something, that something should be seen. Because we can say something, there is something that must be said.

— Roxane Gay

You can't control the fact that you are born a white man or born into wealth. When people say, 'Check your privilege,' they're saying, 'Acknowledge how these factors helped you move through life.' They're not saying apologize for it.

— Roxane Gay

Love your friends' kids, even if you don't want or like children. Just do it.

— Roxane Gay

No one is helped when cultural critics use their voices irresponsibly.

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I think that everyone in one way or another has some sort of body issue. There's something about themselves physically that they're not happy with, that they're ashamed of, that they keep constantly trying to change.

— Roxane Gay

Long walks on the beach are the supposed holy grail of a romantic evening. The beach becomes a kind of utopia - the place where all our dreams come true.

— Roxane Gay

So many of us are reaching out, hoping someone out there will grab our hands and remind us we are not as alone as we fear.

— Roxane Gay

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