Waris Dirie Quotes & Sayings

15 most famous Waris Dirie quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for her. She's a 51 year old Somali model born on Oct 21, 1965.

“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 disappointed. If anything, I am very grateful for where I come from. I have absolutely no regrets.”
“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 crime against humanity. It's abuse. It's absolutely criminal and we have to stop it.”
Waris Dirie Quotes
“Brooklyn's good. Brooklyn's funky. Brooklyn's happening.”
Waris Dirie Quotes
“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 this that has to be stopped.”
Waris Dirie Quotes
“I can enjoy anywhere, and I can leave it. Life is about moving on.”
“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 dirt how long ago it rained, how hard it rained, how much water came through. You can by looking at a plant, a tree, from an animal's look. I can read the desert like I read my hand.”
Waris Dirie Quotes
“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.”
Waris Dirie Quotes
“Every day, women move mountains. It is an insult to have an international women's day.”
Waris Dirie Quotes
“I love the truth. Tell the truth and live the truth, because we've seen enough lies and look what it's doing.”
Waris Dirie Quotes
“I've never been one to stay still. I was born a nomad, and I still am a nomad and always will be.”

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