20+ Best The Hate U Give Quotes: Exclusive Selection

The Hate U Give is a 2017 young adult novel by Angie Thomas. It is Thomas’s debut novel, expanded from a short story she wrote in college in reaction to the police shooting of Oscar Grant. Profoundly inspirational The Hate U Give quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

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Famous The Hate U Give Quotes

Ill never forget. Ill never give up. Ill never be quiet. I promise. — The Hate U Give

Fifteen minutes later, I leave the police station with my mom. Both of us know the same thing: This is gonna be some bullshit. — Starr

Your voices matter, your dreams matter, your lives matter. Be the roses that grow in the concrete. — The Hate U Give

I want my kids to enjoy life! I get it, Maverick, you wanna help your people out. I do too. Thats why I bust my butt every day at that clinic. But moving out of the neighborhood wont mean youre not real and it wont mean you cant help this community. You need to figure out whats more important, your family or Garden Heights. Ive already made my choice. — Lisa

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

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. — The Hate U Give

You can destroy wood and brick, but you cant destroy a movement. — The Hate U Give

Funny how it works with white kids though. Its dope to be black until its hard to be black. — The Hate U Give

My nana likes to say that spring brings love. Spring in Garden Heights doesnt always bring love, but it promises babies in the winter. — The Hate U Give

Ho-ly shit, Starr! Seriously? After everything weve been through, you think Im a racist? Really? — Hailey

Its also about Oscar. Aiyana. Trayvon. Rekia. Michael. Eric. Tamir. John. Ezell. Sandra. Freddie. Alton. Philando. Its even about that little boy in 1955 who nobody recognized at first Emmett. — The Hate U Give

Yall gotta come together somehow, man, Daddy says. For the sake of the Garden. The last thing theyd ever expect is some unity around here. Aight? — Maverick

What is Tumblr anyway? Is it like Facebook? No, and youre forbidden to get one. No parents allowed. You guys already took over Facebook. — The Hate U Give

If I face the truth, as ugly as it is, shes right. I was ashamed of Garden Heights and everything in it. It seems stupid now though. I cant change where I come from or what Ive been through, so why should I be ashamed of what makes me, me? Thats like being ashamed of myself. — Starr

Everybody wants to talk about how Khalil died, I say. But this isnt about how Khalil died. Its about the fact that he lived. His life mattered. Khalil lived! I look at the cops again. You hear me? Khalil lived! — Starr

Others are fighting too, even in the Garden, where sometimes it feels like theres not a lot worth fighting for. People are realizing and shouting and marching and demanding. Theyre not forgetting. I think thats the most important part. — Starr

DeVante. Khalil. Neither of them thought they had much of a choice. If I were them, Im not sure Id make a much better one. — Starr

When I was twelve, my parents had two talks with me. One was the usual birds and bees…The other talk was about what to do if a cop stopped me. — Starr

Whats the point of having a voice if youre gonna be silent in those moments you shouldnt be? — The Hate U Give

But Ms. Ofrah said this interview is the way I fight. When you fight, you put yourself out there, not caring who you hurt or if youll get hurt. So I throw one more blow, right at One-Fifteen. Id ask him if he wished he shot me too. — Starr

Brave doesnt mean youre not scared, Starr, she says. It means you go on even though youre scared. And youre doing that. — The Hate U Give