52 Inspirational Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Quotes


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Cortez Quotes – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an activist and an American politician. She is also a community organizer. She has served in congress and done many positive things for her country.

At the age of 29, she is a socialist and acts as a New York 14th congressional district representative. She defeated Joe Crowley in the New York district and shocked other political observers. Ocasio Cortez is never frightened by criticism.


She is the inspiration of many people. From Cortez, you will learn that it is not necessary to be perfect if you want to achieve your goals and dreams. But it is very important to be committed.

If you are committed to your work and dreams, then nothing can stop you from achieving success. A hundred percent commitment to your relations or with your goals is important. To inspire you, we have some famous quotes from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Cortez Quotes That Will Motivate You

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  2. “Working-class Americans want a clear champion, and there is nothing radical about moral clarity in 2018.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  3. “Give people the respect of your honest opinion, and always meet them where they’re at.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 
  4. “Capitalism has not always existed in the world and will not always exist in the world.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  5. “I’ve always felt that elections should be joyous, celebratory events.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 
  6. “There is no such thing as talking about class without there being implications of the racial history of the United States. You just can’t do it.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 
  7. “The biggest hurdle that our communities have is cynicism – saying it’s a done deal, who cares; there’s no point to voting. If we can get somebody to care, it’s a huge victory for the movement and the causes we’re trying to advance.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 
  8. “This nation is never beyond remedy, it is never beyond hope, it is never too broken to fix. We will be here, and we are going to rock the world for the next two years.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 
  9. “There’s this false notion that you have to separate and choose between issues of class and issues of race. What people do when they say that you need to separate class from race is that they are really just saying that people of color should come second.”- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  10. “I believe that every American should have stable, dignified housing; health care; education — that the most very basic needs to sustain modern life should be guaranteed in a moral society.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 
  11. “People tell you things. And they tell you what they believe. And they tell you what they want for themselves, for you, they tell you their stories.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 
  12. “I’m not running from the left; I’m running from the bottom. I’m running in fierce advocacy for working-class New Yorkers.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 
  13. “Unemployment is low because people are working 60, 70, 80 hours a week and can barely feed their kids.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 
  14. “There’s this false notion that you have to separate and choose between issues of class and issues of race. What people do when they say that you need to separate class from race is that they are really just saying that people of color should come second.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  15. “I’m an educator. I’m an organizer.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  16. “We have built power. We have organized. What we have built is permanent. No. Matter. What.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 
  17. “I wake up every day, and I’m a Puerto Rican girl from the Bronx. Every single day.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  18. “Change takes courage.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 
  19. “In my opinion, if women and gender-expanding people want to run for office we can’t knock on anybody’s doors, we have to build our own house.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 

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  21. “Campaigns are so much more expensive than people think they are. Just to keep the lights on is several thousand dollars a month.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  22. “I understand the pain of working-class Americans because I have experienced the pain.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  23. “I want to speak to people directly as much as possible.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  24. “Our democracy is designed to speak truth to power.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  25. “I’m very hands-on about social media. That’s my voice.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  26. “When people feel like they are being spoken directly to, I do feel like… they’ll do things like turn out in an off-year, mid-year primary.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  27. “I don’t like having people do little things for me.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  28. “I think – I do think that we have to have a secure border. We need to make sure that people are, in fact, documented. But that doesn’t mean that we threaten people’s lives.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  29. “We have to stick to the message: What are we proposing to the American people? Not, ‘What are we fighting against?’” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  30. “It’s really scary or it’s easy to generate fear around an idea or around an -ism when you don’t provide any substance to it.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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  32. “We must lean on others to strive on our own.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  33. “Justice is about making sure that being polite is not the same thing as being quiet. In fact, often times, the most righteous thing you can do is shake the table.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  34. “I was born in a place where your ZIP code determines your destiny.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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  36. “Mentors of mine were under a big pressure to minimize their femininity to make it. I’m not going to do that. That takes away my power. I’m not going to compromise who I am.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  37. “Women like me aren’t supposed to run for office.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  38. “I could not allow my nieces. I could not allow the little girls that I go home to, I could not allow victims of verbal abuse and, worse, to see that excuse. And to see our Congress accept it as legitimate and accept it as an apology and to accept silence as a form of acceptance. I could not allow that to stand. Which is why I’m rising today to raise this point of personal privilege.”– Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  39. “The idea that a woman can be as powerful as a man is something that our society can’t deal with. But I am as powerful as a man, and it drives them crazy.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  40. “Just like catcalling, I don’t owe a response to unsolicited requests from men with bad intentions. And also like catcalling, for some reason they feel entitled to one.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  41. “In my opinion, if women and gender-expanding people want to run for office, we can’t knock on anybody’s doors. We have to build our own house.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  42. “Ultimately, this is about women’s power. When women are in control of their sexuality, it threatens a core element underpinning right-wing ideology: patriarchy. It’s a brutal form of oppression to seize control of the 1 essential thing a person should command: their own body.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  43. “Until America tells the truth about itself, we’re never going to heal.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  44. “And this, it’s like this thing that as a culture we hide. It’s like this big wound with a big ugly scab on it. And it’s just going to stay this itchy thing that we keep going back to until we just deal with it.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  45. “I do not care what your views are. It does not matter how much I disagree or how much it incenses me, or how much I feel that people are dehumanizing others. I will not do that myself. I will not allow people to change and create hatred in our hearts.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  46. “We need to really examine the historical inequities that have created much of the inequalities… This idea of race or class is a false choice. Even if you wanted to separate those two things, you can’t separate the two; they are intrinsically and inextricably tied.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  47. “We conveniently forget that large, massive swaths of the United States used to be Mexico. Latinx people are baked into the land of the Americas and the United States. We are a product of indigenous peoples, who have been displaced and fleeing violence for most modern history.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  48. “There’s no debate about whether we should continue producing fossil fuels. There’s no debate; we should not. Every single scientific consensus points to that.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  49. “Change takes courage.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  50. “Our planet is going to hit disaster if we don’t turn this ship around. So it’s basically like, there’s a scientific consensus that the lives of children are going to be very difficult.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  51. “We don’t have time to sit on our hands as our planet burns. For young people, climate change is bigger than election or re-election. It’s life or death. – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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Cortez is a socialist political novice. She is a millennial and the youngest woman elected to congress. The father of Cortez died due to cancer. She struggles a lot in life. She was never afraid of being a struggler and rose to the position of leadership.

Her sayings will motivate and inspire you to develop the courage to fight for your dreams and achieve your goals easily. If your situations are not good, then you are the only one to change these situations.

“Our goal is to treat Climate Change like the serious, existential threat it is by drafting an ambitious solution on the scale necessary. Aka a Green New Deal — to get it done. A weak [select] committee misses the point & endangers people.” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

No one in this world can change your life. You have to struggle and be committed to your work. Your commitment will lead you to a life that is full of positive things.


By reading the quotes of Cortez, you will get motivation. She inspires you never to care about criticism; care about your work and commitment. Let me know your views about these Cortex quotes in the comments.