Maya Angelou Quotes


110 Maya Angelou quotes:



"I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back."
"I believe that every person is born with talent."
"Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives."
"Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise."
"Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: "I'm with you kid. Let's go."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Attitude Quotes
"When it looked like the sun wasn't going to shine any more, there's a rainbow in the clouds,"
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Attitude Quotes
"love builds up the broken walland straigtens the crooked path.love keeps the stars in the firmament and imposes rhythm on te ocean tideseach of us is created of itand i suspecteach of us was created for it"
"The main thing in one's own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry."
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
"i can be changed by what happens to me. but i refuse to be reduced by it."
"If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don't be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning 'Good morning' at total strangers."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Attitude Quotes
"I've learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things:a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights. I've learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you'll miss them when they're gone from your life. I've learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life. I've learned that life sometimes gives you a second chance. I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw some things back. I've learned that whenever I decide something with an open heart, I usually make the right decision. I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one. 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. I've learned that I still have a lot to learn. 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."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Attitude Quotes
"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
"My life has been one great big joke, A dance that's walked, A song that's spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke, When I think about myself."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Attitude Quotes
"Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity to be otherwise"
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Appearance 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."
"Some of us are timid. We think we have something to lose so we don't try for that next hill."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education."
"Nature has no mercy at all. Nature says, "I'm going to snow. If you have on a bikini and no snowshoes, that's tough. I am going to snow anyway."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"All of childhood's unanswered questions must finally be passed back to the town and answered there. Heroes and bogey men, values and dislikes, are first encountered and labeled in that early environment. In later years they change faces, places and maybe races, tactics, intensities and goals, but beneath those penetrable masks they wear forever the stocking-capped faces of childhood."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes Conditioning Quotes



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