A picture is worth a thousand words, but this picture of a shirt with 14 words is rocking the internet.

Seventeen-year-old Aaron Tamez is the Mexican-American, Houston, Texas student wearing the shirt that calls out hate in all its forms.

"I just wore it," Tamez told Vivala when asked how the viral story started. 

The message is as straightforward as can be: "Why be racist, sexist, homophobic, or transphobic when you could just be quiet?"

"I have been a victim of bullying because I am gay and, yes, I have overcome all of those obstacles in my life, and when I saw the shirt I was amazed because of the message the shirt says," he told BuzzFeed.

Tamez posted his slay-worthy OOTD on his Twitter, where it has gotten over 85 thousand retweets and 189 thousand likes and counting.

He wore the shirt to school and we're sure everyone was SHOOK. He said the statement on the shirt was a simple reminder of an old dictum everyone knows, "'Just be quiet,’ as in, ‘If you have nothing nice to say, just don’t say it at all.'"

Unfortunately, the teen's inspirational message also made him a target for hate. But that's not stopping him.

"Oh yes, I have gotten trashy comments about me from online, but it's nothing but Twitter fingers," he told Vivala.

And the outpouring of thanks and positivity far outweighs the vitriol.

The big question... Where can we all get a shirt like Tamez's? You can purchase the original shirt from the Etsy's Green Box Shop.

His family has their fingers crossed for a call from Ellen DeGeneres. But whether he goes on Ellen's show or not, Tamez has his message for the LGBTQ community ready:

"Stand up for what you believe in. It doesn't matter what you do, but we can make a difference. We can all rise up together and end the hate. We can change this world into a better place by spreading love instead of hate."