To grow up is to stop putting blame on parents.
Maya Angelou, Becoming Myself: Reflections on Growing Up Female Blame |
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Maya Angelou Funny Quotes |
Be certain that you do not die without having done something
wonderful for humanity.
Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter Death |
Love heals. Heals and liberates. I use the word love, not meaning
sentimentality, but a condition so strong that it may be that which holds
the stars in their heavenly positions and that which causes the blood
to flow orderly in our veins.
Maya Angelou, Mom & Me & Mom Miracle |
A woman's heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek
Him just to find her.
Maya Angelou God |
When you do nothing you feel overwhelmed and powerless.
But when you get involved you feel the sense of hope and
accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to
make things better.
Maya Angelou Hope |
Life is going to give you just what you put in it. Put your whole heart in
everything you do, and pray, then you can wait.
Maya Angelou Prayer |
The idea of overcoming is always fascinating to me, because few of
us realize how much energy we have expended just to be here today.
Maya Angelou Quotes about Overcoming |
. . . love heals and helps a person to climb impossible heights
and rise from immeasurable depths.
Maya Angelou, Mom & Me & Mom Possibilities Quotes |
Having courage does not mean that we are unafraid.
Having courage and showing courage means we face our fears.
Maya Angelou Courage |
I don't trust anyone who doesn't laugh.
Maya Angelou Laughter |
I had to trust life, since I was young enough to believe that life loved
the person who dared to live it.
Maya Angelou, The Heart of a Woman Trust |
When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.
Maya Angelou Blessed |
I, on the other hand, was a little-known night-club singer, who was
said to have more determination than talent.
Maya Angelou, The Heart of a Woman
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
Maya Angelou Music Quotes |
All great achievements require time.
Maya Angelou Time Quotes |
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our
heroes and she-roes!
Maya Angelou Motivation Quotes |
This is my life. It is my one time to be me.
I want to experience every good thing.
Maya Angelou Quotes about Life |
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it.
Maya Angelou Purpose Quotes |
Words mean more than what is set down on paper.
It takes the human voice to infuse them with shades of deeper meaning.
Maya Angelou Communication Quotes |
When we cast our bread upon the waters, we can presume that someone
downstream whose face we will never know will benefit from our action,
as we who are downstream from another will profit from that grantor's gift.
Maya Angelou Helping Others Quotes |
If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.
Maya Angelou Smile Poems |
Some decide that happiness and glee are the same thing, they are not.
When we choose happiness we accept the responsibility to lighten
the load of someone else and to be a light on the path of another who
may be walking in darkness.
Maya Angelou, Rainbow in the Cloud: The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou