Maya Angelou Quotes

110 Maya Angelou quotes:

"i believe the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity is daring to dare"
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"life is a gift, and i try to respond with grace and courtesy"
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Courtesy Quotes
"I believe talent is like electricity. We don't understand electricity. We use it. You can plug into it and light up a lamp, keep a heart pump going, light a cathedral, or you can electrocute a person with it. Electricity will do all that. It makes no"
"A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent."
"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
"All God's children need traveling shoes."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Belief Quotes
"Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him."
"I don't believe the accident of birth makes people sisters or brothers. It makes them siblings. Gives them mutuality of parentage. Sisterhood and brotherhood is a condition people have to work at."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Birth Quotes
"When a man tells you who he is...believe him."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Believe Quotes
"Some people unable to go to school were more educated and even more intelligent than college professors."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: College Quotes
"I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of wat"
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Compassion Quotes
"She's my sister friend and I pray for her and her children. Everybody, please give a good thought, a positive thought for Coretta."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Children Quotes
"I've learned that whenever I decide something with an open heart, I usually make the right decision."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"You may write me down in historyWith your bitter, twisted lies,You may trod me in the very dirtBut still, like dust, I'll rise."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Confidence Quotes Dirt Quotes
"Those of us who have gathered here, ... we owe something from this minute on, so this gathering is not just another footnote on the pages of history."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Debt Quotes
"The need for change bulldozed road down the center of my mind."
"Some critics will write 'Maya Angelou is a natural writer' - which is right after being a natural heart surgeon."
"Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at it destination full of hope."
"If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes Caring Quotes
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."

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