"My biggest wish in life is that you go live in a country of freedom."
"Show me your fucking ID!"
"I know, even though I'm Brazilian."
“They like me for the wrong reasons.”
“Don’t call the police, they will deport you.”
“It will get better, it will all work out. Except it won’t, you know.”
“The problem is, I don’t love myself enough to believe someone would love me.”
“If I can’t stay, maybe I’ll marry an American.”
"You are one of the few people with whom I can just be myself."
"Actually, I like guys."
“Your skin is so smooth.”
"This is my home, yet I have to prove myself again and again so I don't become homeless."
“Your sweater is so white.”
“I want to tell you how glad I meet you, but my English is not good enough for my emotion, so I’ll tell you in Italian.”
“Here is your homework: Stand naked in front of a mirror, look at yourself, and feel your sexiness. You have to convince yourself before you convince anybody else.”
“It’s so easy to fall for good looking people, even if they are assholes. I always wish I were good looking, more than anything else. But at least, I know my friends must like who I really am.”
“Even though things didn’t go that well between us last year, I still respect you in many ways.”
“One day, when I become American, I can finally leave this country behind.”
“Sometimes I wake up at night and almost have a panic attack. I don’t know where I am, who I am. I have gone so far that there is no way back, yet I haven’t got to where I want to be. I feel the shame of betrayal, and the pain of denial. I pretend it’s just a dream.”