Maya Angelou Quotes & Wallpapers

Maya Angelou
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All knowledge is spendable currency, depending on the market. Maya Angelou
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Love is a condition so powerful; it may be that which pulls the stars in the firmament. It may be that which pushes and urges the blood in the veins. Courage: you have to have courage to love somebody because you risk everything-ever ything. Maya Angelou
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Determine to live life with flair and laughter. Maya Angelou
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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
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There is no place where God is not. Maya Angelou
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The Holy Spirit upon my left leads my feet without ceasing into the camp of the righteous and into the tents of the free. Maya Angelou
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When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed. Maya Angelou
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Precious jewel, you glow, you shine, reflecting all the good things in the world. Just look at yourself. Maya Angelou
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When I'm writing, I write. And then it's as if the muse is convinced that I'm serious and says, 'Okay. Okay. I'll come.' Maya Angelou
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You don't want modesty, you want humility. Humility comes from inside out. It says someone was here before me and I'm here because I've been paid for. I have something to do and I will do that because I'm paying for someone else who has yet to come. Maya Angelou
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I've learned that whenever I decide something with an open heart, I usually make the right decision. I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one. I've learned that every day you should reach out and touch someone. People love a warm hug, or just a friendly pat on the back. I've learned that I still have a lot to learn. Maya Angelou
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When I say 'I am a Christian', I'm not shouting 'I'm saved'. I'm whispering 'I get lost'. That is why I chose this way... Maya Angelou
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I agreed a long time ago, I would not live at any cost. If I am moved or forced away from what I think is the right thing, I will not do it. Maya Angelou
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The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself. Maya Angelou
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Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency Maya Angelou
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If a human being dreams a great dream, dares to love somebody; if a human being dares to be Martin King, or Mahatma Gandhi, or Mother Theresa, or Malcolm X; if a human being dares to be bigger than the condition into which she or he was born-it means so can you. And so you can try to stretch, stretch, stretch yourself so you can internalize, 'Homo sum, humani nil a me alienum puto. I am a human being, nothing human can be alien to me.' That's one thing I'm learning. Maya Angelou
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Each time a dancer moves devoutly or a composer faithfully searches the silence for the veiled melodies, eternity is engaged. Maya Angelou
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I thank God that I've lived long enough to see what I have seen, and I pray that people will continue to do better. We are doing better, it may not seem so, but there was a time when people were lynched in the middle of the street and it was not against the law. We are doing better, but we have so much more to do. Maya Angelou
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I always knew from that moment, from the time I found myself at home in that little segregated library in the South, all the way up until I walked up the steps of the New York City library, I always felt, in any town, if I can get to a library, I'll be okay. It really helped me as a child, and that never left me. So I have a special place for every library, in my heart of hearts. Maya Angelou
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Be wary when a naked person offers you his shirt Maya Angelou
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At the end of the day people won't remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel. Maya Angelou
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Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women. Maya Angelou
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I'm grateful for being here, for being able to think, for being able to see, for being able to taste, for appreciating love - for knowing that it exists in a world so rife with vulgarity, with brutality and violence, and yet love exists. I'm grateful to know that it exists. Maya Angelou
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Soft you day, be velvet soft, My true love approaches, Look you bright, you dusty sun, Array your golden coaches. Soft you wind, be soft as silk My true love is speaking. Hold you birds, your silver throats, His golden voice I'm seeking. Come you death, in haste, do come My shroud of black be weaving, Quiet my heart, be deathly quiet, My true love is leaving. Maya Angelou
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Yet it is only love which sets us free. Maya Angelou
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Hold those things that tell your history and protect them. Maya Angelou
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Shakespeare must be a black girl. Maya Angelou
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When we decide to be happy we accept the responsibility to bring happiness to someone else. Some decide that happiness and glee are the same thing, they are not. When we choose happiness we accept the responsibility to lighten the load of someone else and to be a light on the path to another who may be walking in darkness. Maya Angelou
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Forgiveness. It's one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody. You are relieved of carrying that burden of resentment. You really are lighter. You feel lighter. You just drop that. Maya Angelou
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No one can take the place of a friend, no one. Maya Angelou
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The main thing in one's own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry. Maya Angelou
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A woman who is convinced that she deserves to accept only the best challenges herself to give the best. Then she is living phenomenally. Maya Angelou
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Making a decision to write was a lot like deciding to jump into a frozen lake. Maya Angelou
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Everyone grows old but not everyone grows up. Maya Angelou
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I thought if I could face the worst danger voluntarily, and triumph, I would forever have power over it. Maya Angelou
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Hoping for the best, prepared for the worst, and unsurprised by anything in between. Maya Angelou
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Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud. Maya Angelou
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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
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You are the sum total of everything you've ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot - it's all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive. Maya Angelou
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Nothing will work unless you do. Maya Angelou
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You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it. Maya Angelou
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We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated. Maya Angelou
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I'm just someone who likes cooking and for whom sharing food is a form of expression. Maya Angelou
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Until blacks and whites see each other as brother and sister, we will not have parity. It's very clear. Maya Angelou
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The most important thing I can tell you about aging is this: If you really feel that you want to have an off-the-shoulder blouse and some big beads and thong sandals and a dirndl skirt and a magnolia in your hair, do it. Even if you're wrinkled. Maya Angelou
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During bad circumstances, which is the human inheritance, you must decide not to be reduced. You have your humanity, and you must not allow anything to reduce that. We are obliged to know we are global citizens. Disasters remind us we are world citizens, whether we like it or not. Maya Angelou
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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
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Encouragement to all women is - let us try to offer help before we have to offer therapy. That is to say, let's see if we can't prevent being ill by trying to offer a love of prevention before illness. Maya Angelou
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I work very hard, and I play very hard. I'm grateful for life. And I live it - I believe life loves the liver of it. I live it. Maya Angelou
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Like a pianist runs her fingers over the keys, I'll search my mind for what to say. Now, the poem may want you to write it. And then sometimes you see a situation and think, 'I'd like to write about that.' Those are two different ways of being approached by a poem, or approaching a poem. Maya Angelou
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The sadness of the women's movement is that they don't allow the necessity of love. See, I don't personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed. Maya Angelou
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In all my work, I try to say - 'You may be given a load of sour lemons, why not try to make a dozen lemon meringue pies?' Maya Angelou
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All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened. Maya Angelou
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I'm working at trying to be a Christian, and that's serious business. It's like trying to be a good Jew, a good Muslim, a good Buddhist, a good Shintoist, a good Zoroastrian, a good friend, a good lover, a good mother, a good buddy - it's serious business. Maya Angelou
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Politicians must set their aims for the high ground and according to our various leanings, Democratic, Republican, Independent, we will follow. Politicians must be told if they continue to sink into the mud of obscenity, they will proceed alone. Maya Angelou
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I'm always disappointed when people don't live up to their potential. I know that a number of people look down on themselves and consequently on everybody who looks like them. But that, too, can change. Maya Angelou
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Living in a state of terror was new to many white people in America, but black people have been living in a state of terror in this country for more than 400 years. Maya Angelou
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Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise. Maya Angelou
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Effective action is always unjust. Maya Angelou
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Modesty is a learned affectation. And as soon as life slams the modest person against the wall, that modesty drops. Maya Angelou
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I know that I've been guided by God. I am obedient. Maya Angelou
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I like to have guns around. I don't like to carry them. Maya Angelou
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I was a dancer for many years. I was a premier dancer with 'Porgy and Bess,' the opera. And I taught dance some, in different places. Maya Angelou
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I want to write so well that a person is 30 or 40 pages in a book of mine... before she realizes she's reading. Maya Angelou
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The truth is you never can leave home. You take it with you everywhere you go. It's under your skin. It moves the tongue or slows it, colors the thinking, impedes upon the logic. Maya Angelou
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I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better. Maya Angelou
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We need to haunt the house of history and listen anew to the ancestors' wisdom. Maya Angelou
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I'm a positive thinker and actor. I look at a glass; a negative person sees the glass and says: too bad it's half empty... I look at the same glass and say: Hallelujah!! It's half full!!! Maya Angelou
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There are those who say that poets should use her and his art to change the world. I'd agree with that, but I think everybody should do that. I think the chef and the baker and the candlestick maker - I think everybody should be hoping to make it a better world. Maya Angelou
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I believe everything is energy. I believe that the meal you serve yourself, you prepare, is energy. And if you serve it to your family, it's your gift of energy to them. Maya Angelou
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