I think it's important for us as a society to remember that the youth within juvenile justice systems are, most of the time, youths who simply haven't had the right mentors and supporters around them - because of circumstances beyond their control.— Q'orianka Kilcher
The most genuine Q'orianka Kilcher quotes that are easy to memorize and remember
Yes, I’m proud to be indigenous. I’m half-Quechua-Huachipaeri from Peru.
I hope to contribute to a global warming of hearts and a climate change in human consciousness.
I used to have all these plans and think “Ah, I have my whole life figured out”, but then I realized no matter how much I plan: life happens! So I find myself living day to day trying to do my best, embracing every moment as a learning opportunity and chance to get to know myself a little more.
I prefer home-schooling because you can work at your own pace and go towards more what you're interested in, whether it be history or geography or math.
If Pocahontas had been given the foresight to see what devastating consequences her actions and belief in the possibility of peace would have brought upon her people, I wonder if she would have avoided befriending the English or not.
The things I do, I do from the heart and out of love and respect for our planet and all living things. And I draw my courage from my love for justice and truth, and I calm my fears by comforting those who are more scared than me. And I try to do my best to make the world a better place, one small action at a time, as good as I can.
Films are very influential, and I especially feel a responsibility to tell stories that have been pushed aside. Being able to shed light on issues that need to be brought to the world.
My birthday is Feb. 11, and I'm both excited and not excited by it. You'll never be 15 again, and you really, really need to savor every day like it's your last.
You need people around you that care about you and are thinking about you in your best interest. And keep your mind straight.
Portraying Pocahontas' story well was important to me because she was a real person and these were real events in her life.
Here in L.A., you kind of get stuck in your own little dilemmas and your own little life, and hearing a story like Pocahontas' reminds you there's a bigger world out there, and there are so many more important things in life.
My father's Peruvian! I actually have a lot of family in Cuzco.
I'm also Swiss, Alaskan, French, Spanish and Italian.
In Peru, if you gave somebody a little chance to do something, they took it to the furthest extent. They took nothing for granted. And here in L.A., you kind of get caught up in your own little dilemmas and your own little life.