Maya Angelou Quotes

April 4, 1928 - May 28, 2014
Maya Angelou was born in St. Louis, Missouri. She is an African American author, poet, and playwright who is famous for I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings , a story of her early life, a story filled with challenges but also of discovery and survival. Wise words from a wise woman.

Yet it is only love which sets us free.
Maya Angelou, Touched by an Angel
Love Quotes   |  

We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Maya Angelou
Failure Quotes   |  

Sun, rain, curving sky mountain, oceans, leaf and stone star shine, moon glow you're all that I can call my own.
Maya Angelou, Woman Work
Being Yourself Quotes   |

Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.
Maya Angelou
Romantic Poems   |  

I've learned that making a "living" is not the same thing as making a "life".
Maya Angelou
Life Quotes   |  

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.
Maya Angelou
Brotherhood Quotes  |

I believe that every person is born with talent.
Maya Angelou
Believe Quotes   |  

The most called-upon prerequisite of a friend is an accessible ear.
Maya Angelou
Friend Quotes   |  

Determine to live life with flair and laughter.
Maya Angelou
Laughter Quotes   |  

Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told, "I'm with you kid. Let's go."
Maya Angelou
Optimistic Quotes   |  

And say simply very simply with hope Good morning.
Maya Angelou, The Rock Cries Out to Us Today
Hope Quotes   |  

Let others have the privacy of touching words and love of loss of love.
Maya Angelou, A Conceit
Wisdom Quotes   |  

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