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Top 30 Indya Moore Quotes That Will Inspire You To Be Yourself

Indya Moore is an American model and actor. Moore left home at the age of 14 and moved into foster care. Moore dropped out of highschool after being bullied occasionally and began working as a model as the age of 15.
Moore is now one of the most influential people alive. Here are some quotes that will inspire you.

Inspiring Indya Moore Quotes

“I don’t know who I am outside of someone who’s just trying to be free and find safety for myself and for others.” — Indya Moore

“I didn’t want anyone to have control over how people saw me. I wanted to have that power myself.” — Indya Moore

“Very often, the world of fashion depends on having the right look at the right time.” — Indya Moore

“A lot of times, when parents overdiscipline their children, especially when they’re queer, their intention isn’t to hurt them. They think they’re saving their children from harm. But they don’t realize that they’re causing harm, that they’re doing to their kids exactly what they’re afraid of the world doing to them.” — Indya Moore

“I think people with varying experiences need to be creating.” — Indya Moore

“I want to see designers capitalize on a beauty that is not only white. I need them to stop acting like beautiful black and brown women do not exist.” — Indya Moore

“Eurocentric women are beautiful, but they are not the only ones out here that exist.” — Indya Moore

“Religion has played a big part in eliminating the nuance in humanity. People began to believe things before they knew them. It stopped people from listening and learning with the patience and love of the God they believe in.” — Indya Moore

“We will fight ignorance and a lack of information with information.” — Indya Moore

“I always believed that clothes should be designed to conform to our bodies and not our bodies to conform to the clothing.” — Indya Moore

“Historically, our culture has not made room for the nuances of humanity. People have not been kept safe: women, people of colour, queer people, transgender people.” — Indya Moore

“Narcissism is a strong word, but it is narcissistic to expect everybody in a culture to reflect your own image back at you.” — Indya Moore

“A lot of people are afraid to use their platforms because they don’t want to lose anything they have – and that’s OK. We don’t all have to be activists, but I choose to do it because, really, what’s the worst that could happen?” — Indya Moore

“I want more people to hear me and be part of the change that everyone would benefit from: the change we need so that people like me can be safe and happy.” — Indya Moore

“My love is not measured in reciprocity. That’s not the way I learned love.” — Indya Moore

“We’re standing on the shoulders of so many people who have already broken down so many barriers.” — Indya Moore

“People who have trouble finding acceptance and love in their life settle for whatever they can get.” — Indya Moore

“I think Hollywood is an incredible tool to teach people. It brings stories and information to the television screen, to the movie theater screens, that people get to empathize with.” — Indya Moore

“I would love to see all agencies connect to models more for who they are and can be as opposed to what they’ve done.” — Indya Moore

“My love is political. My body is political. I talk even when I don’t speak.” — Indya Moore

“Emotional information is very, very rich in influence. You’re giving somebody something to connect with, to see themselves in.” — Indya Moore

“‘Pose’ has basically been a trip for everyone. We’re all in different phases of our individual evolutions, but we’ve embarked on the journey together.” — Indya Moore

“I think of makeup as more like a design, decoration, or jewelry. I mean, it’s literally paint; it’s art. I don’t prefer to use it as concealing anything because it influences the illusion of standardized perfection.” — Indya Moore

“I wanted a stable job, and I wanted to feel like I was grounded with my family and to have personal relationships in my life that were healing and honest and genuine.” Indya Moore

“As a person of color, I feel like I’m socialized to feel like a remnant of poverty or something primitive, and I don’t feel like that at all. I can be myself and be me.” — Indya Moore

“Human beings are addicted to power in an interesting way, and this is what makes a lot of people feel powerful: belittling people that are commonly belittled. I think if we understood that this was going on, that this was the mechanism at work within us, we wouldn’t be that way.” — Indya Moore

“People were so cruel because of the way I existed.” — Indya Moore

“If you tell a narcissist that someone is less than them in any way, they feel gratified; they feel very good about that.” — Indya Moore

“In this world, people are violent toward people that they feel are conceptualized as smaller than them. It’s an impulse that we have.” — Indya Moore

“As a black woman of trans experience, my position in this society leaves me really no choice but to stand for the intersectional identities I hold.” — Indya Moore

“We deserve the same things that cis women do, the same things that other humans do, from our social lives to our families to love.” — Indya Moore

Written by Stella

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