Cool & Famous Quotes - Popular Quotes by Maya Angelou

Cool & famous Quotes by : Maya Angelou

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I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.

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There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.

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I don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me, 'I love you.' ... There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.

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There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.

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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.

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Making a decision to write was a lot like deciding to jump into a frozen lake.

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I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw some things back.

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There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.

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To those who are given much, much is expected.

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I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.(Popular misquote of "You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.")

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The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.

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There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.

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I sustain myself with the love of family.

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Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.

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In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours.In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.

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All great achievements require time.

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Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for.

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Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.

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A Woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing.She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and only herself

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A woman's heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.

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No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

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Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!

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The caged bird sings with a fearful trill,of things unknown, but longed for still, and his tune is heard on the distant hill, for the caged bird sings of freedom.

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First best is falling in love. Second best is being in love. Least best is falling out of love. But any of it is better than never having been in love.

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Stepping onto a brand-new path is difficult, but not more difficult than remaining in a situation, which is not nurturing to the whole woman.

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My life has been one great big joke,A dance that's walked,A song that's spoke,I laugh so hard I almost choke,When I think about myself.

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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.

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Living well is an art that can be developed: a love of life and ability to take great pleasure from small offerings and assurance that the world owes you nothing and that every gift is exactly that, a gift.

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Make every effort to change things you do not like. If you cannot make a change, change the way you have been thinking. You might find a new solution.

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I want to thank you, Lord, for life and all that's in it. Thank you for the day and for the hour, and the minute.

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