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Principal Selly's quote: "Those girls got moxie." | Image: Youtube.com/Netflix
Principal Selly's quote: "Those girls got moxie." | Image: Youtube.com/Netflix

25 Moxie Quotes from Netflix Film Based on Jennifer Mathieu’s Novel

Esther NJeri
May 19, 2023
09:00 A.M.
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Vivian was incredibly aware of the unfair treatment of girls at her school, but she was too shy to do something about it. However, after befriending Lucy and other girls who've been put down, a movement against sexism is born.

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Vivian seeks inspiration from her mother's rebellious past and circulates a zine titled "Moxie." This sets the school into a revolutionary spirit that sees the main cast fight misogyny head-on.

The teen drama, adapted from the similarly titled novel, is an emotional rollercoaster, and yet one cannot miss the humor that sets the base for the film. Check out these "Moxie" quotes to experience some inspiring moments, laughter, raw emotions, as well as the girl power that is at play.

Vivian’s quote: “I hate that we are shoved aside. Dismissed. Nobody does anything. Nobody listens to us.”| Image: Youtube.com/Netflix

Vivian’s quote: “I hate that we are shoved aside. Dismissed. Nobody does anything. Nobody listens to us.”| Image: Youtube.com/Netflix

"Moxie" Quotes From Vivian

"It's Me. I started Moxie. I Am Moxie." — Vivian

"Vivian: Hey, mom, what do sixteen-year-olds care about?

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Vivian's Mom: When I was sixteen, all I cared about was smashing the patriarchy and burning it all down." — "Moxie"

"I hate that we are shoved aside. Dismissed. Nobody does anything. Nobody listens to us." — Vivian

“Vivian's Mom: Don't keep secrets from me.

Vivian: I'm actually already pregnant.

Vivian's Mom: That's a very funny joke. Right?" — "Moxie"

Vivian’s quote: "Why have we accepted it? Like, no one even blinks." | Image: Youtube.com/Netflix

Vivian’s quote: "Why have we accepted it? Like, no one even blinks." | Image: Youtube.com/Netflix

"Vivian's Mom: Me and my friends protested everything. We made a ton of mistakes.

Vivian: But you're glad you did it all, right?

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Vivian's Mom: Of course. What are you going to do? Nothing?" — "Moxie"

"Why have we accepted it? Like, no one even blinks." — Vivian

Claudia’s quote: "I might get ranked Best Power Slide on Rainbow Road." | Image: Youtube.com/Netflix

Claudia’s quote: "I might get ranked Best Power Slide on Rainbow Road." | Image: Youtube.com/Netflix

"Moxie" Quotes From Claudia

"My mom is making me deep clean the rugs to atone for my sins." — Claudia

"Vivian: What would I do without you?

Claudia: I guess you'll never find out." — "Moxie"

"I do care, okay? Just have to let me do things my way." — Claudia

"I might get ranked Best Power Slide on Rainbow Road." — Claudia

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Claudia’s quote: "My mom is making me deep clean the rugs to atone for my sins." | Image: Youtube.com/Netflix

Claudia’s quote: "My mom is making me deep clean the rugs to atone for my sins." | Image: Youtube.com/Netflix

" Principal Shelly: Those girls got moxie.

Claudia: Moxie? What is she, like a hundred years old?" — "Moxie"

"Moxie" Quotes From Lisa And Other Characters

"Seth: Back in Kindergarten, you always wanted to take the spiders outside when everyone else wanted to smash them. You remember that?

Vivian: No.

Seth: I do." — "Moxie"

Seth’s quote: "Only because secret identities are objectively rad." | Image: Youtube.com/Netflix

Seth’s quote: "Only because secret identities are objectively rad." | Image: Youtube.com/Netflix

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"I've done nothing but support you; I don't deserve to be your punching bag." — Seth

"Only because secret identities are objectively rad." — Seth

"Hey, Ladies, First. Can I Say That? Do You Wanna Go First? ... Abso-fruitly" — Seth

"You used to be a little person who did what I said." — Lisa

Lucy’s quote: "We're here to celebrate the end of the mediocre white dude's chokehold on success." | Image: Youtube.com/Netflix

Lucy’s quote: "We're here to celebrate the end of the mediocre white dude's chokehold on success." | Image: Youtube.com/Netflix

"Vivian: If you keep your head down, he'll move on and bother somebody else.

Lucy: Thanks for the advice, but I'm gonna keep my head up…high." — "Moxie"

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"It's written by some rich guy about some rich guy, and I guess we're supposed to feel bad for him because he's obsessed with the only girl he can't have." — Lucy

"We're here to celebrate the end of the mediocre white dude's chokehold on success." — Lucy

"Revolution, Baby." — Lucy

"You know that annoying can be more than just annoying, right? Like it can be code for worse stuff." — Lucy

"If you want a seat at the table, pull up a chair." — Principal Shelly

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"This dress code thing may seem like whatever to you; it may seem like whatever to all of you. But I'd say it's another way to control women. And if you're doing nothing, then you're part of the problem." — Kaitlynn

"It is always the quiet ones you have to look out for." — CJ

"My girl needs a plan. She does not join freaky cults." — Amaya

CJ’s quote: "It is always the quiet ones you have to look out for." | Image: Youtube.com/Netflix

CJ’s quote: "It is always the quiet ones you have to look out for." | Image: Youtube.com/Netflix

"Moxie" is a testament to how one can achieve anything they set their mind to. Despite being a shy girl, Vivian's fighting spirit is evident in the film, as she, with the help of her friends, calls out misogyny at their school.

It is a film that will have fans inspired to achieve goals they never thought they would and help them fight for what they believe is right.

In that light, fans can also seek inspiration from other Hollywood A-listers who have spoken up about sexism, including the beloved Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling. Also, consider reading these quotes that will inspire you to reach your goals.

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