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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Quotes:- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (born October 13, 1989), also known by her initials as AOC, is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for New York’s 14th congressional district.


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“The Republicans galvanize their base by inciting a lot of fear; they operate on a lot of mythmaking. So we have to have something compelling. We shouldn’t be afraid to be bold.”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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“I felt like the only way to effectively run for office is if you had access to a lot of wealth, high social influence, a lot of dynastic power, and I knew that I didn’t have any of those things.”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


“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


“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

“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


“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


“Democrats should be getting high-fives from sanitation truck drivers – that is what should be happening in America.”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


“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


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“We have a political culture of intimidation, of favoring, of patronage, and of fear, and that is no way for a community to be governed.”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

“The only time we create any kind of substantive change is when we reach out to a disaffected electorate and inspire and motivate them to vote.”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


“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


“What we need to do is layout a plan and a vision that people can believe in. And getting into Twitter fights with the president is not exactly where we’re going to find progress as a nation.”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


“It’s time we acknowledge that not all Democrats are the same. That a Democrat who takes corporate money, profits off foreclosure, doesn’t live here, doesn’t send his kids to our schools, doesn’t drink our water or breathe our air cannot possibly represent us.”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

“I don’t think any person in America should die because they are too poor to live.”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


“I don’t think most of Congress understands how economics works.”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


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“There has almost never been a period of substantial economic growth in the United States without significant investment. And no investment pays off within the same cycle. No investment pays off within the same year – especially a governmental investment. Even businesses don’t work that way.”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


“The idea that we’re going to austerity ourselves into prosperity is so mistaken, and honestly, I feel like one of the big problems we have is that, because Democrats don’t have a deep understanding of or degrees in economics, they allow Wall Street folks to roll in the door and think that they’re giving them an education.”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

“I understand the pain of working-class Americans because I have experienced the pain.”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


“At Standing Rock, we experienced, first-hand, people coming together in their communities and trying to use the levers of representative democracy to try and say, ‘We don’t want this in our community; we don’t want this in our backyard,’ and corporations using their monetary influence to completely erode that process.”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


“It was really my experience at Standing Rock that was pretty pivotal for me because I saw how corporations were literally militarizing themselves against American citizens so that they could kind of maximize their profit margins on fossil fuels.”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


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“I see people like me, who thought someone like me couldn’t be in politics, now are saying, ‘Oh, wait, I don’t need to take money from corporations to run. Maybe I’ll run, too.'”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


“It is unacceptable to be disrespectful of Congressman Crowley. He’s done some phenomenal, phenomenal work for the Bronx and Queens.”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


“We have to stick to the message: What are we proposing to the American people? Not, ‘What are we fighting against?'”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


“My mother cleaned homes and drove school buses, and when my family was on the brink of foreclosure… I started bartending and waitressing.”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


“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


“I was nominated at first by a group called Justice Democrats. They were trying to essentially field non-corporate candidates in the 2018 midterm election. They were looking for people with a history of community service, and my name had come across their desk and they called.”-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


“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