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Maya Angelou Quotes

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«Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.» — Maya Angelou
«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» — Maya Angelou
«Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.» — Maya Angelou
«We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.» — Maya Angelou
«Whining is not only graceless, but it can be dangerous. It can alert a brute that a victim is in the neighborhood.» — Maya Angelou
«I am overwhelmed by the grace and persistence of my people.» — Maya Angelou
«I speak to the Black experience, but I am always talking about the human condition--about what we can endure, dream, fail at and survive.» — Maya Angelou
«Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.» — Maya Angelou
«I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass.» — Maya Angelou
«Making a decision to write was a lot like deciding to jump into a frozen lake.» — Maya Angelou
«I sustain myself with the love of family.» — Maya Angelou
«Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope» — Maya Angelou
«It's the fire in my eyes, And the flash of my teeth, The swing in my waist, And the joy in my feet. I'm a woman Phenomenally.» — Maya Angelou
«There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.» — Maya Angelou
«Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for.» — Maya Angelou
«I do not trust people who don't love themselves and yet tell me, 'I love you.' There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.» — Maya Angelou
«All great achievements require time.» — Maya Angelou
«My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.» — Maya Angelou
«I realize that living well is an art which can be developed. Of course, you will need the basic talents to build upon: They are a love of life and ability to take great pleasure from small offerings, an assurance that the world owes you nothing and that every gift is exactly that, a gift.» — Maya Angelou
«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» — Maya Angelou
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