Maya Angelou Quotes


110 Maya Angelou quotes:



"A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"You did then what you knew how to do, And when you knew better, You did better."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"One must know not just how to accept a gift, but with what grace to share it."
"It is the worst thing you can do, women, is whine, ... I mean the worst. Don't complain, protest."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"women should be tough, tender, laugh as much as possible and live long lives"
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"I’ve learned that every day you should reach out and touch someone. People love a warm hug, or just a friendly pat on the back."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die."
"The honorary duty of a human being is to love."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."
"See, you don’t have to think about doing the right thing if you are for the right thing then you’ll do it without thinking."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"When we cast our bread upon the waters, we can presume that someone downstream whose face we will never know will benefit from our action, as we who are downstream from another will profit from that grantor's gift"
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Effective action is always unjust."
"You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. Please remember that your difficulties do not define you. They simply strengthen your ability to overcome."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"Nothing will work unless you do."
"All great achievements require time."
"Achievement brings its own anticlimax."
"Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness."
"It is not the answer you look for that makes you strong. It's the ways that you take that define who you are and what you can do."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"Life loves the liver of it."
"Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean."



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