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Maya Angelou

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  • I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.

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  • If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.

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

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  • The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.

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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 something back.

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

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  • Achievement brings its own anticlimax.

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  • How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!

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  • We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.

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  • The need for change bulldozed road down the center of my mind.

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  • Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.

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  • If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.

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  • It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.

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  • Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise.

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  • For Africa to me... is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.

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  • History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.

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  • Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.

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  • Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: \I'm with you kid. Let's go.\""

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  • The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.

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  • All great achievements require time.

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  • 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.

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  • If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.

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  • Self-pity in its early stages is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable.

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  • Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.

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

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  • Effective action is always unjust.

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  • If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.

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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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  • Life loves the liver of it.

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  • I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.

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