Rose McGowan quotes

  • I came out of the womb waving red lipstick.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Red Lipstick #Womb #Red

  • Why should I downplay myself to make someone else more comfortable?
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Should #Should I #Comfortable

  • The awesome thing about being an artist? You can't be fired from your own mind.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Artist #Mind #Awesome Things

  • I like strong, strong women who don't go down without a fight. I like iconic roles. They don't come around very often, so I have to wait for them. Obviously I'm not the typical blonde who stands by the side, while the man has all the fun.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Strong Women #Fun #Fighting

  • People get so burned out on hearing about sexism, but you know what? I would love to burn out on it. I would love to never talk about that again, but until we're all equal I shall have to fight, and remain fighting.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Fighting #People #Hearing

  • I still say I can do whatever I want as long as I'm not hurting anybody else. I don't understand why more people aren't like that.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Hurt #Long #People

  • It's my job to spread deviance to the American youth.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Jobs #Deviance #Youth

  • I went to regular schools and I was home schooled a lot but I don't have any history in schools. Like, I literally don't exist. I didn't even get a birth certificate until the mid-80s. I always feel like I could be, like, 10 years younger, or maybe I'm 70!
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Home #School #Years

  • I think if I had lived back in Salem, I would have been burned at the stake
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Thinking #Stakes #Burned

  • I think working with artists is incredibly important for everybody in the world, but also, it is a way of seeing the world differently.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Artist #Thinking #Important

  • There have been a lot of murders and suicides in my family; it's like the primary cause of death. I wonder if there's a certain energy that attracts that.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Suicide #Energy #Causes

  • I literally feel pity for a lot of the stupid idiots that I have to deal with.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Stupid #Idiot #Pity

  • The people that are the invisible ones, the marginalized, the quote-unquote weirdos, the people that get things thrown at them, the people that get harassed every day just for existing . . . I just still strongly align with them.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #People #Invisible #Weirdo

  • It wasn't that I was shy to go out with him, I just didn't want people with preconceived notions to assume anything about why we were together. I was pretty careful for a while.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #People #Together #Shy

  • This hetero - normative behavior and herd mentality is dangerous. It's okay to be different.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Different #Behavior #Herds

  • It's funny, honestly, by rights, with a lot of the stuff that's happened to me I should be running down the street with my hair on fire, but instead I want to shape things, and I want to shake things up. There's nothing wrong with being an agitator.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Running #Fire #Rights

  • Heterosexual men terrified me. I found them to be dangerous. Not all of them, of course, but it took me some time to learn to be comfortable.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Men #Found #Dangerous

  • If somebody said something racist around me, or you, or most people, you would correct it, you would stop it, but when they say things about women, so frequently no one says anything. That has to change.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #People #Say Anything #Racist

  • The fact that I still want the best for the world is kind of amazing. People slandered me for years and years and years. I would say to them, "Thanks for having a closed mind".
    -- Rose McGowan

    #People #Mind #World

  • With fame, all of a sudden you're seeing yourself through the eyes of a world of men, and that's . . . Look, it's very weird to have part and parcel of a job to feel like you're a lure for men to come into the theater. Some people do have a very innate sexuality to them. I may or may not have it, but it makes people see you in a certain light that has nothing to do with me.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Jobs #Eye #Men

  • At 13, when I was a runaway, I was taken in by the most amazing drag queens in Portland, Ore. We didn't always know where our next meal was coming from, but there was so much camaraderie and love. Not to mention, those girls could paint a face, and I learned how because of them.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Girl #Queens #Taken

  • There are some movies that I absolutely hate but someone else loves - people love things for different reasons.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Hate #People #Different

  • One of my goals is to create more art to put out there in the world.
    -- Rose McGowan

    #Art #Goal #World