Maya Angelou Quotes Page 3
Whenever I began to question whether God exists, I looked up to the sky and surely there, right there, between
the sun and moon, stands my grandmother, singing a long meter hymn, a song somewhere between a moan
and a lullaby and I know faith is the evidence of things unseen. And all I have to do is continue trying to be a Christian.
Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter
If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be good to me?
There is nothing a person can't do, and there should be nothing a
human being didn't care about. It was the most positive encouragement
I could have hoped for.
Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Words of Encouragement |
If you must look back, do so forgivingly. If you must look forward,
do so prayerfully. However, the wisest thing you can do is be present
in the present... gratefully.
If it is true that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link,
isn't it also true a society is only as healthy as its sickest citizen
and only as wealthy as its most deprived?
Maya Angelou, Even The Stars Look Lonesome
Sometimes it's wiser to be right in silence.
Maya Angelou, The Heart of a Woman
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.
Each of us, famous or infamous, is a role model for somebody,
and if we aren't, we should behave as though we are -
cheerful, kind, loving, courteous. Because you can be sure someone
is watching and taking deliberate and diligent notes.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to
do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
Quotes about Life |
A person is the product of their dreams.
So make sure to dream great dreams. And then try to live your dream.
Maya Angelou, Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now
They dull my eyes, yet I keep on
dying, because I love to live.
Maya Angelou, The Lesson
Death Quotes |
Love life, engage in it, give it all you've got. Love it with a
because life truly does give back, many times over, what you put into it.
Passion Quotes |
My life ain't heaven but it sure ain't hell. I'm not on top but I call it swell.
Maya Angelou, Weekend Glory
Funny Quotes about Life |
The ancestors remind us, despite the history of pain we are a going-on
people who will rise again.
Maya Angelou, Million Man March
Determination Quotes |
One paints the beginning of a certain end. The other, the end of a sure
Maya Angelou, Passing Time
New Beginnings Quotes |
If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.
Success Quotes |
While I know myself as a creation of
God, I am also obligated to realize and remember
that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation.
Quotes about God |
Cause nobody, but nobody can make it out here alone.
Maya Angelou, Alone
Friendship Quotes |
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love.
Don't make money your
goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing,
and then do them so well that people can't take their eyes off you.
Goal Quotes |
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Being Yourself Quotes |
Nothing will work unless you do.
Work Quotes |
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