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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Life lessons from Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou quotes about life lessons

Read the list of Maya Angelou quotes and be inspired.


Maya Angelou quotes about life lessons



Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou  passed away at the age of 86 on May 28, 2014, but her legacy lives on.

A number of challenges marked Maya Angelou’s life, but she never lost the gratitude for her life and work.

Maya Angelou quotes about life lessons

Find your voice and stay true to yourself.

Love, she liberated me to live life.

You are never lonely.

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.

Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.

For Africa to me... is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place. 

Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.

You can never go home again, but the truth is you can never leave home, so it’s all right.

Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave.  I rise.  I rise.  I rise.

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!

Nothing will work unless you do.

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

Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening.

I don’t believe an 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.


Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.

Maya Angelou quotes
Maya Angelou quotes 

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