Maya Angelou

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Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

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 water.More Maya Angelou [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.More Maya Angelou [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.More Maya Angelou [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.More Maya Angelou [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Life loves the liver of it.More Maya Angelou [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.More Maya Angelou [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.More Maya Angelou [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I believe that every person is born with talent.More Maya Angelou [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Each of us has the right and the responsibility to asses the road which lie ahead and those over which we have traveled, and if the feature road looms ominous or unpromising, and the road back uninviting-inviting, then we need to gather our resolve and carrying only the necessary baggage, step off that road into another direction. If the new choice is also unpalatable, without embarrassment, we must be ready to change that one as well.More Maya Angelou [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.More Maya Angelou [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Of all the needs (there are none imaginary) a lonely child has, the one that must be satisfied, if there is going to be hope and a hope of wholeness, is the unshaken need for an unshakable God.More Maya Angelou [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.More Maya Angelou [07/08/2011 01:07:14]
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.More Maya Angelou [07/08/2011 01:07:24]
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.More Maya Angelou [07/08/2011 01:07:05]
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.More Maya Angelou [07/08/2011 01:07:43]
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!More Maya Angelou [07/08/2011 01:07:46]
I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.More Maya Angelou [07/08/2011 01:07:01]
I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.More Maya Angelou [07/08/2011 01:07:04]
I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass.More Maya Angelou [07/08/2011 01:07:08]
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.More Maya Angelou [07/08/2011 01:07:13]
If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.More Maya Angelou [07/08/2011 01:07:26]
If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.More Maya Angelou [07/08/2011 01:07:29]
If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.More Maya Angelou [07/08/2011 01:07:38]
If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.More Maya Angelou [07/08/2011 01:07:43]
It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.More Maya Angelou [07/08/2011 01:07:46]

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