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Quotes by Maya Angelou 

Maya Angelou Quotes

• No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

• "You may shoot me with your words. You may cut me with your eyes. You may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air, I rise."

• If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.

• There's a word of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.

• "Love recognises no barriers. It jumps hurdles leaps fences, penetrated walls to arrive at its destinations full of hope."

• "Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can't take their eyes off you."

• "While one may encounter many defeats, one must not be defeated."

• Surviving is important. Thriving is elegant.

• You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.

• "Be present in all things and thankful for the things."

• "When you wish someone joy, you wish them peace, love, prosperity, happiness... all the good things."

• "Let nothing dim the light that shines from within."

• "The human heart... tell us that we are more alike than we are unlikely.

• "When give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed."

• "Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud."

• "Love life. Engage in it. Give it all you've got. Love it with a passion because life truly does give back, many times over, what you put into it."

• "We spend precious hours fearing the inevitable. It would be wise to use that time adoring our families, cherishing our friends and living our lives."

• "Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good."

• "When you learn, teach. When you get, give."

• "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

Maya Angelou Quotes

• Live as though life was created for you.

• "The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart."

• "Word mean more than what is set down on paper.
It takes the human voice to infuse them with shades of deeper meaning."

• "The main thing in one's own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry."

• "What you're supposed to do when you don't like a things is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain."

• When someone shows you who they are believe them; the first time.

• Life a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass.

• Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.

• Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!

• The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.

• Everything in the universe has a rhythm,  everything dances.

• Nothing will work, unless you do.

• Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.

• We are only as blind as we want to be.

• "Be courageous, but not foolhardy. Walk proud as you are."

• The only thing you own is your story. Make sure it's a good one.

• Make every effort to change things you do not like.

• If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.

• If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.

• Love heals. Heals and liberates.

• "Any book that help 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 trust anyone who doesn't laugh."

Maya Angelou Quotes

• There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.

• "Women should be tough, tender, laugh as much as possible and live long lives."

• "Trust your brain to suggest a solution, then have the courage to follow through."

• Don't lose what you had to get something which just may not work.

• Avarice cripples virtue and lies in ambush for honesty.

• "I want you to write down your blessings."

• "In the flush of love's light we dare to be brave and suddenly we see that love costs all we are and will ever be. Yet, it is only love which sets us free."

• "I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it."

• "If you don't protect yourself, you look like a fool asking somebody else to protect you."

• "I've learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life."

• "Don't bring negative to my door."

• "She stands between the unknown and the known."

• A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.

• We are more alike than we are unalike.

• If we lose love and self respect for each other this is how we finally die.

• "Since life is our most precious gift and since it is given to us to live but once, let us so live that we will not regret."

• A wise woman wishes to be no one's enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone's victim.

• "Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom?

• "I have learnt that I still have lot to learn."

• "To become wondrously successful and to sustain success in any profession, one must willing to relinquish many pleasures and be ready to postpone gratification."

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