«Life is not complex. We are complex. Life is simple, and the simple thing is the right thing.»Oscar Wilde

Maya Angelou Quotes

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«Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.» — Maya Angelou
«Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.» — Maya Angelou
«Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope» — Maya Angelou
«Making a decision to write was a lot like deciding to jump into a frozen lake.» — 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
«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
«We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.» — Maya Angelou
«I sustain myself with the love of family.» — Maya Angelou
«When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young.» — Maya Angelou
«There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.» — 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
«Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.» — Maya Angelou
«If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.» — Maya Angelou
«Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.» — Maya Angelou
«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.» — Maya Angelou
«I am convinced that most people do not grow up...We marry and dare to have children and call that growing up. I think what we do is mostly grow old. We carry accumulation of years in our bodies, and on our faces, but generally our real selves, the children inside, are innocent and shy as magnolias.» — Maya Angelou
«That's what you want to do? Then nothing beats a trial but a failure. Give it everything you've got. I've told you many times, 'Cant do is like Dont Care.' Neither of them have a home.» — Maya Angelou
«The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.» — Maya Angelou
«Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.» — 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
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