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Quotes by roxane gay - (15 quotes)

Roxane Gay - From the Advice category:

I don't have any magic tips. When I needed an agent, I googled how do I get an agent? and followed the directions. (Roxane Gay)

Roxane Gay - From the Art category:

I can consider not only great art, but the context in which that art has been created. I can consider the people who paid a price for that art to be created and whether or not I want to appreciate that art on their backs. (Roxane Gay)

Roxane Gay - From the Books category:

Books are often far more than just books. (Roxane Gay)

Roxane Gay - From the Books category:

If you're reading to find friends, you're in deep trouble. We read to find life, in all its possibilities. (Roxane Gay)

Roxane Gay - From the Change category:

Change requires intent and effort. It really is that simple. (Roxane Gay)

Roxane Gay - From the Confidence category:

I approach most things in life with a dangerous level of confidence to balance my generally low self-esteem. (Roxane Gay)

Roxane Gay - From the Critics category:

There is an odd assumption that compassion and care are finite or that critics can be everything to everyone - commenting on everything simply because they can. That's not what cultural criticism is. (Roxane Gay)

Roxane Gay - From the Critics category:

No one is helped when cultural critics use their voices irresponsibly. (Roxane Gay)

Roxane Gay - From the Gender category:

I would rather be a bad feminist than no feminist at all. (Roxane Gay)

Roxane Gay - From the Interest category:

I don't want the whole of my writing or my intellectual energy given over to race because I have diverse interests. (Roxane Gay)

Roxane Gay - From the Leadership category:

- Bad Feminist: Essays...
When you can't find someone to follow, you have to find a way to lead by example. (Roxane Gay)

Roxane Gay - From the Quotations category:

Public intellectuals are often put in the position of having their words, no matter how off-the-cuff, treated as doctrine. (Roxane Gay)

Roxane Gay - From the Routine category:

I don't really have a schedule or routine. I do what I can when I can. (Roxane Gay)

Roxane Gay - From the Searching category:

Oftentimes people go looking here or looking there, instead of just recognizing that they already have the voice, and they just need to use it. (Roxane Gay)

Roxane Gay - From the Writing category:

It's never going to come necessarily. But you have to write anyway. (Roxane Gay)