8 Quotes from The Hate U Give That a Girl Boss Lives By

After reading the story of young activist, Starr Carter, we felt inspired not only by her journey but also by the lessons that this fictional character learns. The quotes born from these lessons make perfect instagram quotes for the radical millennial. They read true as quotes to live by for the Girl Boss who wants to better herself and make the world a better place for all.



  1. You can destroy wood and brick, but you can’t destroy a movement.

  2. It’s dope to be black until it’s hard to be black.

  3. People make mistakes and you have to decide if their mistakes are bigger than your love for them.

  4. What’s the point of having a voice if you’re gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn’t be?

  5. Sometimes you can do everything right and things will still go wrong. The key is to never stop doing right.

  6. Brave doesn’t mean you’re not scared. It means you go on even though you’re scared.

  7. Your voices matter, your dreams matter, your lives matter. Be the roses that grow in the concrete.

  8. I’ll never forget. I’ll never give up. I’ll never be quiet.


Comment below and let us know which of these quotes inspire or resonate best with you.


By Zani Tsabedze




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