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Maya Angelou Quote: “Everyone has at least one story, and each of us is funny if we admit it. You have to admit you’re the funniest person you’ve ever heard of.”

Everyone has at least one story, and each of us is funny if we admit it. You have to admit you’re the funniest person you’ve ever heard of.

— Maya Angelou



Maya Angelou Quote: “Now, after years of observation and enough courage to admit what I have observed, I try to plant peace if I do not want discord; to plant loyalty and honesty if I want to avoid betrayal and lies.”

Now, after years of observation and enough courage to admit what I have observed, I try to plant peace if I do not want discord; to plant loyalty and honesty if I want to avoid betrayal and lies.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “Out of the huts of history’s shame I rise.”

Out of the huts of history’s shame I rise.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “You think you may not be heard. Speak anyway.”

You think you may not be heard. Speak anyway.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “Continue to plant a kiss of concern on the cheek of the sick and the aged and infirm and count that actions as natural and to be expected.”

Continue to plant a kiss of concern on the cheek of the sick and the aged and infirm and count that actions as natural and to be expected.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “My people had used music to soothe slavery’s torment or to propitiate God, or to describe the sweetness of love and the distress of lovelessness, but I knew no race could sing and dance its way to freedom.”

My people had used music to soothe slavery’s torment or to propitiate God, or to describe the sweetness of love and the distress of lovelessness, but I knew no race could sing and dance its way to freedom.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “The loss of young first love is so painful that it borders on the ludicrous.”

The loss of young first love is so painful that it borders on the ludicrous.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “It’s wonderful that whenever Patsy Cline’s name is mentioned, people’s voices fall and they become right sentimental. And, rightly so.”

It’s wonderful that whenever Patsy Cline’s name is mentioned, people’s voices fall and they become right sentimental. And, rightly so.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “Creativity or talent, like electricity, is something I don’t understand but something I’m able to harness and use.”

Creativity or talent, like electricity, is something I don’t understand but something I’m able to harness and use.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “Black women have not historically stood in the pulpit, but that doesn’t undermine the fact that they built the churches and maintain the pulpits.”

Black women have not historically stood in the pulpit, but that doesn’t undermine the fact that they built the churches and maintain the pulpits.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “Blacks concede that hurrawing, jibing, jiving, signifying, disrespecting, cursing, even outright insults might be acceptable under particular conditions, but aspersions cast against one’s family call for immediate attack.”

Blacks concede that hurrawing, jibing, jiving, signifying, disrespecting, cursing, even outright insults might be acceptable under particular conditions, but aspersions cast against one’s family call for immediate attack.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “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.”

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.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “When things were very bad his soul just crawled behind his heart and curled up and went to sleep.”

When things were very bad his soul just crawled behind his heart and curled up and went to sleep.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “He was a simple man who had no inferiority complex about his lack of education, and even more amazing no superiority complex because he had succeeded despite that lack.”

He was a simple man who had no inferiority complex about his lack of education, and even more amazing no superiority complex because he had succeeded despite that lack.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “We must infuse our lives with art. Our national leaders must be informed that we want them to use our taxes to support street theatre in order to oppose street gangs. We should have a well-supported regional theatre in order to oppose regionalism and.”

We must infuse our lives with art. Our national leaders must be informed that we want them to use our taxes to support street theatre in order to oppose street gangs. We should have a well-supported regional theatre in order to oppose regionalism and.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “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.”

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.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “I’m young as morning and fresh as dew. Everybody loves me and so do you.”

I’m young as morning and fresh as dew. Everybody loves me and so do you.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “I don’t think modesty is a very good virtue, if it is a virtue at all. A modest person will drop the modesty in a minute. It’s a learned affectation.”

I don’t think modesty is a very good virtue, if it is a virtue at all. A modest person will drop the modesty in a minute. It’s a learned affectation.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “I have a feeling that I make a very good friend, and I’m a good mother, and a good sister, and a good citizen. I am involved in life itself – all of it. And I have a lot of energy and a lot of nerve.”

I have a feeling that I make a very good friend, and I’m a good mother, and a good sister, and a good citizen. I am involved in life itself – all of it. And I have a lot of energy and a lot of nerve.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “And one of my absolute favorite quotes of all-time, one that I’ve adopted as one of my greatest life mottos: Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: “I’m with you kid. Let’s go.””

And one of my absolute favorite quotes of all-time, one that I’ve adopted as one of my greatest life mottos: Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: “I’m with you kid. Let’s go.”

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “The sadness of the women’s movement is that they don’t allow the necessity of love. See, I don’t personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.”

The sadness of the women’s movement is that they don’t allow the necessity of love. See, I don’t personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “The first thing I do in the morning when I awaken is say, ‘Thank you, Lord!’ I’m grateful to be alive, and I’m going to try to tell the truth as well as I know and tell it as eloquently as I can so that people can hear it.”

The first thing I do in the morning when I awaken is say, ‘Thank you, Lord!’ I’m grateful to be alive, and I’m going to try to tell the truth as well as I know and tell it as eloquently as I can so that people can hear it.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “The intensity with which young people live demands that they “blank out” as often as possible.”

The intensity with which young people live demands that they “blank out” as often as possible.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “When a person is going through hell, and she encounters someone who went through hellish hell and survived, then she can say, ‘Mine is not so bad as all that. She came through, and so can I.’”

When a person is going through hell, and she encounters someone who went through hellish hell and survived, then she can say, ‘Mine is not so bad as all that. She came through, and so can I.’

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “Some critics will write ‘Maya Angelou is a natural writer’ – which is right after being a natural heart surgeon.”

Some critics will write ‘Maya Angelou is a natural writer’ – which is right after being a natural heart surgeon.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “One of the saddest things in the world is to see a cynical young person.”

One of the saddest things in the world is to see a cynical young person.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “Our stories come from our lives and from the playwright’s pen, the mind of the actor, the roles we create, the artistry of life itself and the quest for peace.”

Our stories come from our lives and from the playwright’s pen, the mind of the actor, the roles we create, the artistry of life itself and the quest for peace.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “The truth is you never can leave home. You take it with you everywhere you go. It’s under your skin. It moves the tongue or slows it, colors the thinking, impedes upon the logic.”

The truth is you never can leave home. You take it with you everywhere you go. It’s under your skin. It moves the tongue or slows it, colors the thinking, impedes upon the logic.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive.”

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.”

Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “I wrote some of the worst poetry west from the Mississippi River, but I wrote. And I finally sometimes got it right.”

I wrote some of the worst poetry west from the Mississippi River, but I wrote. And I finally sometimes got it right.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “Timidity makes a person modest. It makes him or her say, ‘I’m not worthy of being written up in the record of deeds in heaven or on earth.’ Timidity keeps people from their good. They are afraid to say, ‘Yes, I deserve it.’”

Timidity makes a person modest. It makes him or her say, ‘I’m not worthy of being written up in the record of deeds in heaven or on earth.’ Timidity keeps people from their good. They are afraid to say, ‘Yes, I deserve it.’

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “It’s hard because people think they have something to lose and the truth is they have everything to gain in trying to love somebody.”

It’s hard because people think they have something to lose and the truth is they have everything to gain in trying to love somebody.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “Hold those things that tell your history and protect them.”

Hold those things that tell your history and protect them.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy.”

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “I’m grateful to intelligent people. That doesn’t mean educated. That doesn’t mean intellectual. I mean really intelligent. What black old people used to call ‘mother wit’ means intelligence that you had in your mother’s womb. That’s what you rely on. You know what’s right to do.”

I’m grateful to intelligent people. That doesn’t mean educated. That doesn’t mean intellectual. I mean really intelligent. What black old people used to call ‘mother wit’ means intelligence that you had in your mother’s womb. That’s what you rely on. You know what’s right to do.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “You have to develop ways so that you can take up for yourself, and then you take up for someone else. And so sooner or later, you have enough courage to really stand up for the human race and say, ‘I’m a representative. ’”

You have to develop ways so that you can take up for yourself, and then you take up for someone else. And so sooner or later, you have enough courage to really stand up for the human race and say, ‘I’m a representative. ’

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “When people see the laughing face, even if they’re jealous of it, their burden is lightened. But do it first for yourself. Laugh and dare to try to love somebody, starting with yourself.”

When people see the laughing face, even if they’re jealous of it, their burden is lightened. But do it first for yourself. Laugh and dare to try to love somebody, starting with yourself.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “I am a very religious person, so it is the presence of God, the constant unwavering, unrelenting presence of God which continues to help me to keep a character which I am proud to show.”

I am a very religious person, so it is the presence of God, the constant unwavering, unrelenting presence of God which continues to help me to keep a character which I am proud to show.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “Hope does not take away your problems. It can lift you above them.”

Hope does not take away your problems. It can lift you above them.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “Each of us has a responsibility for being alive: one responsibility to creation, of which we are a part, another to the creator a debt we repay by trying to extend our areas of comprehension.”

Each of us has a responsibility for being alive: one responsibility to creation, of which we are a part, another to the creator a debt we repay by trying to extend our areas of comprehension.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “Through the centuries, we faced down death by daring to hope.”

Through the centuries, we faced down death by daring to hope.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “I couldn’t tell fact from fiction, Or if the dream was true My only sure prediction In this world was you. I’d touch your features inchly. Beard love and dared the cost, The sented spiel reeled me unreal And I found my senses lost.”

I couldn’t tell fact from fiction, Or if the dream was true My only sure prediction In this world was you. I’d touch your features inchly. Beard love and dared the cost, The sented spiel reeled me unreal And I found my senses lost.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “On the day of your birth, the Creator filled countless storehouses, set aside for your use and yours alone.”

On the day of your birth, the Creator filled countless storehouses, set aside for your use and yours alone.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “Modesty is a learned affectation. And as soon as life slams the modest person against the wall, that modesty drops.”

Modesty is a learned affectation. And as soon as life slams the modest person against the wall, that modesty drops.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “Pretty Women Wonder Where My Secret Lies, Im Not Cute Or Built To Fit A Fashion Models Size.”

Pretty Women Wonder Where My Secret Lies, Im Not Cute Or Built To Fit A Fashion Models Size.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “I think that that’s the wisest thing – to prevent illness before we try to cure something.”

I think that that’s the wisest thing – to prevent illness before we try to cure something.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “I believe that quality level is determined primarily by the actual design of the product itself, not by quality control in the production process.”

I believe that quality level is determined primarily by the actual design of the product itself, not by quality control in the production process.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “If you’re serious, you really understand that it’s important that you laugh as much as possible and admit that you’re the funniest person you ever met. You have to laugh. Admit that you’re funny. Otherwise, you die in solemnity.”

If you’re serious, you really understand that it’s important that you laugh as much as possible and admit that you’re the funniest person you ever met. You have to laugh. Admit that you’re funny. Otherwise, you die in solemnity.

— Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou Quote: “If you happen to fall in love with someone in another race, it’s more difficult, because you have to translate yourself.”

If you happen to fall in love with someone in another race, it’s more difficult, because you have to translate yourself.

— Maya Angelou

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