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10 quotes from Moonlight that teach humanity

10 quotes from Moonlight that teach humanity

Moonlight is a 2016 movie directed by Barry Jenkins and written by Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney, based on the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by McCraney.  Moonlight  is the first film with an all black cast, the first LGBT film, and the second lowest-grossing film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Today, we bring you 10 quotes from Moonlight that teach the peculiar deed of humanity.


1. In moonlight’ she say, ‘black boys look blue. You blue,’ she say. ‘That’s what I’m gone call you: Blue.

2. Ain’t no place in the world ain’t got no black people, we was the first ones on this planet.

3. Don’t ever sit with your back to the door, can’t see who creeping’ up on you.

4. At some point, you gotta decide for yourself who you’re going to be. Can’t let nobody make that decision for you.

5. You ever see the way he walk? You’re gonna tell him why the other boys kick his ass all the time?

6. I cry so much sometimes I think one day I’m gone just turn into drops.



7. Ok. Let your head rest in my hand. Relax. I got you. I promise. I won’t let you go. Hey man. I got you. There you go. Ten Seconds. Right there. You in the middle of the world.

8. I wasn’t never worth shit, never did anything I actually wanted to do, was all I could do to do what other folks thought I should do, I wasn’t never myself.

9. If you wanna be something’ different, you gotta earn it, you gotta make your name true.

10. My name is Chiron, people call me Little.

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10 quotes from Moonlight that teach humanity

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