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Fashion is fun, ridiculously fun. But it’s base and it’s wrong. You’re not doing anything good for the world. You’re just saying, ‘Buy it, buy…
Personal style? I don’t really believe in that. Whatever is comfortable.
Sometimes I wonder where I am from. I am either way ahead or I come from another world. I don’t recognise this world.
I belong nowhere and to no one.
I don’t know what a supermodel is. If they call me that, I might have to punch them. It’s just so vain and so unreal.
If you can survive in the desert, you survive anywhere. I know more than anything life in desert. You can tell by looking at the…
I still do find it very difficult in the West to connect to this politeness of smiling, not saying how you’re thinking or not saying…
I love the truth. Tell the truth and live the truth, because we’ve seen enough lies and look what it’s doing.
Every day, women move mountains. It is an insult to have an international women’s day.
I’ve never been one to stay still. I was born a nomad, and I still am a nomad and always will be.
Because women and girls are not valued equally as human beings, they are treated as less than such. Female genital mutilation is one example of…
Brooklyn’s good. Brooklyn’s funky. Brooklyn’s happening.
I can enjoy anywhere, and I can leave it. Life is about moving on.
Female genital mutilation targets little girls, baby girls – fragile angels who are helpless, who cannot fight back. It’s a crime against a child, a…
I love life. I wish I could live another 500 years, truly. There is so much to do. I don’t feel bitter or angry or…
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