Maya Angelou Quotes - Page 1 of 1

Maya Angelou – If you want what you’re saying heard, then take your time and say it so that the listener will actually hear it. You might save somebody’s life. Your own, first
Maya Angelou – 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 – Somehow, we have come to the erroneous belief that we are all but flesh, blood, and bones, and that’s all. So we direct our values to material things
Maya Angelou – Whenever I want to laugh, I read a wonderful book, ‘Children’s Letters to God.’ You can open it anywhere. One I read recently said, ‘Dear God, thank you for the baby brother, but what I prayed for was a puppy.’
Maya Angelou – We are braver and wiser because they existed, those strong women and strong men… We are who we are because they were who they were. It’s wise to know where you come from, who called your name
Maya Angelou – There’s a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth
Maya Angelou – Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean
Maya Angelou – All great achievements require time
Maya Angelou – When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time
Maya Angelou – 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
Maya Angelou – There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you
Maya Angelou – People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did,
Maya Angelou – If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it

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