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 |