Maya Angelou Quotes

110 Maya Angelou quotes:

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."
"I am always talking about the human condition and about American society in particular: what it is like to be human, what makes us weep, what makes us fall and stumble and somehow rise and go on from darkness into darkness and that darkness carpeted"
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"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you."
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"Education helps one case cease being intimidated by strange situations."
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"Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time."
"We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated."
"How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!"
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"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."
"I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver."
"Self-pity in its early stages is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable."
"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."
"It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength."
"History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again."
"There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth."
"If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities."
"Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible."
"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."
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"Have enough courage to trust love one more time. And always one more time."
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"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."
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