Maya Angelou Quotes


110 Maya Angelou quotes:



"God puts rainbows in the clouds so that each of us- in the dreariest and most dreaded moments- can see a possibility of hope."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Belief Quotes
"When a man tells you who he is...believe him."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Believe Quotes
"Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean."
"A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Effective action is always unjust."
"One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"Courage allows the successful woman to fail-and learn powerful lessons-from the failure-so that in the end,she didn't fail at all."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"The future is plump with promise."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Future Quotes
"Life loves the liver of it."
"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
"I try to live what I consider a "poetic existence." That means I take responsibility for the air I breathe and the space I take up. I try to be immediate, to be totally present for all my work."
"The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned."
"If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love."
"If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities."
"Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: ''I'm with you kid. Let's go.''"
"The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes Brains Quotes
"i can be changed by what happens to me. but i refuse to be reduced by it."
"I answer the heroic question "Death, where is they sting?" with "It is here in my heart and mind and memories."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Attitude Quotes
"Living a life is like constructing a building: if you start wrong, you'll end wrong."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Attitude Quotes
"You did then what you knew how to do, And when you knew better, You did better."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Action Quotes



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