Book Quotes by Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas is an American author, best known for writing the young adult novel The Hate U Give. Her second young adult novel, On the Come Up, was released in February 2019.

The best Book Quotes

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

MotivationAngie Thomas in The Hate U Give
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Brave doesn't mean you're not scared. It means you go on even though you're scared.

Fear, CourageAngie Thomas in The Hate U Give
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What's the point of having a voice if you're gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn't be?

Being Silent, VoiceAngie Thomas in The Hate U Give
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You can destroy wood and brick, but you can't destroy a movement.

RevolutionAngie Thomas in The Hate U Give
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At an early age I learned that people make mistakes, and you have to decide if their mistakes are bigger than your love for them.

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Intentions always look better on paper than in reality.

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Funny. Slave masters thought they were making a difference in black people’s lives too. Saving them from their 'wild African ways.' Same shit, different century. I wish people like them would stop thinking that people like me need saving.

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

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People say misery loves company, but I think it’s like that with anger too.

AngerAngie Thomas in The Hate U Give
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Good-byes hurt the most when the other person's already gone.

FarewellAngie Thomas in The Hate U Give
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Funny how it works with white kids though. It’s dope to be black until it’s hard to be black.

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Don’t let them put words in your mouth. God gave you a brain. You don’t need theirs.

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Funerals aren’t for dead people. They’re for the living.

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No matter what we say or how loud we shout, they will never hear us.

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