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Maya Angelou
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Women been gittin' pregnant ever since Eve ate that apple. Maya Angelou
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Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size But when I start to tell them, They think I'm telling lies. I say, It's in the reach of my arms The span of my hips, The stride of my step, The curl of my lips. I'm a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That's me. Maya Angelou
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Mother's life flowed radiant. Flourescent-tipped waves on incoming tides. Maya Angelou
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The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise. Maya Angelou
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We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. Maya Angelou
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I have heard it said that winter, too, will pass, that spring is a sign that summer is due at last. See, all we have to do is hang on. Maya Angelou
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Hope and fear cannot occupy the same space. Invite one to stay. Maya Angelou
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You can't get too high for somebody to bring you down. Maya Angelou
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Does my sexiness upset you? Does it come as a surprise That I dance like I've got diamonds At the meeting of my thighs? Maya Angelou
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I'm very blessed that I have a healthy temper. I can become quite angry and burning in anger, but I have never been bitter. Bitterness is a corrosive, terrible acid. It just eats you and makes you sick. Maya Angelou
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A person is the product of their dreams. So make sure to dream great dreams. And then try to live your dream. Maya Angelou
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Poetry is music written for the human voice. Maya Angelou
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I want to be representative of my race-the human race. I have a chance to show how kind we can be, how intelligent and generous we can be ... Maya Angelou
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As soon as healing takes place, go out and heal somebody else. Maya Angelou
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When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. People know themselves much better than you do. That's why it's important to stop expecting them to be something other than who they are Maya Angelou
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The most noble cause known to man is the liberation of the human mind and spirit. Maya Angelou
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Each of us has the power and responsibility to become a rainbow in the clouds. Maya Angelou
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We need language to tell us who we are, how we feel, what we're capable of- to explain the pains and glory of our existence. Maya Angelou
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Faith is the evidence of the unseen. Maya Angelou
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The devil lives in our mistakes, the lord lives in our rights. Who lives in our ignorance, and who wins after all? Maya Angelou
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Tragedy, no matter how sad, becomes boring to those not caught in its addictive caress. Maya Angelou
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I believe that people want the scent of love, more than anything else. And I don't mean sentimentality, I don't mean mush. I mean that idea, that human beings are more alike than we are different. And that means that I can love you. I don't mean support you in bad things you do, that I can understand because you're a human being. Maya Angelou
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My hope is that we develop enough courage to develop courage. To try to have, try to learn to treat each other fairly, with generosity and kindness. Maya Angelou
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I think all poems are commissioned. They just come to me without somebody outside commissioning them. The idea comes and I will live with them 'til I get it as close to what I mean. I've never been totally satisfied. I've come close a few times. Maya Angelou
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Oh, the holiness of always being the injured party. The historically oppressed can find not only sanctity but safety in the stateof victimization. When access to a better life has been denied often enough, and successfully enough, one can use the rejection as an excuse to cease all efforts. After all, one reckons, "they" don't want me, "they" accept their own mediocrity and refuse my best, "they" don't deserve me. Maya Angelou
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No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. Maya Angelou
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Live as though life was created for you. Maya Angelou
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I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people. Maya Angelou
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Prepare yourself so that you can be a rainbow in somebody else's cloud. Maya Angelou
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God puts rainbows in the clouds so that each of us - in the dreariest and most dreaded moments - can see a possibility of hope. Maya Angelou
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You may be pretty or plain, heavy or thin, gay or straight, poor or rich. But remember this: In an election, every voice is equally powerful - don't underestimate your vote. Voting is the great equalizer. Maya Angelou
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You should be angry. You must not be bitter. Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. It doesn't do anything to the object of its displeasure. So use that anger. You write it. You paint it. You dance it. You march it. You vote it. You do everything about it. You talk it. Never stop talking it. Maya Angelou
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Lift up your eyes upon This day breaking for you. Give birth again To the dream. Women, children, men, Take it into the palms of your hands. Mold it into the shape of your most Private need. Sculpt it into The image of your most public self. Lift up your hearts Each new hour holds new chances For a new beginning. Maya Angelou
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Let choice whisper in your ear and love murmur in your heart. Be ready. Here comes life. Maya Angelou
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Oh, the holiness of being the injured party. Maya Angelou
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The ship of my life may or may not be sailing on calm and amiable seas. The challenging days of my existence may or may not be bright and promising. Stormy or sunny days, glorious or lonely nights, I maintain an attitude of gratitude. If I insist on being pessimistic, there is always tomorrow. Today I am blessed. Maya Angelou
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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
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The problem I have with haters is that they see my glory, but they don't know my story... Maya Angelou
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My grandmother took me to church on Sunday all day long, every Sunday into the night. Then Monday evening was the missionary meeting. Tuesday evening was usher board meeting. Wednesday evening was prayer meeting. Thursday evening was visit the sick. Friday evening was choir practice. I mean, and at all those gatherings, we sang. Maya Angelou
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It is impossible to struggle for civil rights, equal rights for blacks, without including whites. Because equal rights, fair play, justice, are all like the air: we all have it, or none of us has it. That is the truth of it. Maya Angelou
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My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. Maya Angelou
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Here on the pulse of this new day You may have the grace to look up and out And into your sister's eyes, Into your brother's face, your country And say simply Very simply With hope Good morning. Maya Angelou
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Joy is a freedom. It helps a person to find his/her own liberation. The person who is joyous takes responsibility for the time he/she takes up and the space that he/she occupies. You share it! Some of you have it ... you share it! That is what joy is! When you continue to give it away you will still have so much more of it. Maya Angelou
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I was raped when I was very young. I told my brother the name of the person who had done it. Within a few days the man was killed. In my child's mind-seven and a half years old-I thought my voice had killed him. So I stopped talking for five years. Maya Angelou
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I, with millions of other Americans, have the same dream Martin Luther King Jr. had; when I wake up I wish some of the things I dreamt would be true. I wish that little black and white boys and girls would hold hands without being shocked at their nearness to each other and say in a natural way, "we have overcome. Maya Angelou
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Out of the huts of history's shame I rise. Maya Angelou
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Ain't nothin' to it, but to do it. Maya Angelou
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Facts can obscure the truth. Maya Angelou
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It is very dangerous to make a person larger than life because, then, young men and women are tempted to believe, well, if he was that great, he's inaccessible, and I can never try to be that or emulate that or achieve that. Maya Angelou
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People will forget what you said People will forget what you did But people will never forget how you made them feel. Maya Angelou
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Love costs all we are and will ever be. Yet it is only love which sets us free. A Brave and Startling Truth. Maya Angelou
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I keep on dying, Because I love to live Maya Angelou
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Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise. I rise. I rise. Maya Angelou
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When I passed forty I dropped pretense, 'cause men like women who got some sense. Maya Angelou
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The horizon leans forward, offering you space to place new steps of change. Maya Angelou
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Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us. We need hours of aimless wandering or spates of time sitting on park benches, observing the mysterious world of ants and the canopy of treetops. Maya Angelou
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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. Maya Angelou
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Life loves the person who dares to live it. Maya Angelou
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I will write on the pages of history what I want them to say. I will be myself. I will speak my own name. Maya Angelou
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When the storyteller tells the truth, she reminds us that human beings are more alike than unalike... A story is what it's like to be a human being-to be knocked down and to miraculously arise. Each one of us has arisen, awakened. We do rise. Maya Angelou
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The honorary duty of a human being is to love. Maya Angelou
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I believe in living a poetic life, an art full life. Everything we do from the way we raise our children to the way we welcome our friends is part of a large canvas we are creating. Maya Angelou
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And when great souls die, after a period peace blooms, slowly and always irregularly. Spaces fill with a kind of soothing electric vibration. Our senses, restored, never to be the same, whisper to us. They existed. They existed. We can be. Be and be better. For they existed. Maya Angelou
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If I wanted to write, I had to be willing to develop a kind of concentration found mostly in people awaiting execution. I had to learn technique and surrender my ignorance. Maya Angelou
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The happy heart runs with the river, floats on the air, lifts to the music, soars with the eagle, hopes with the prayer. Maya Angelou
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We are the victims of the world's most comprehensive robbery. Life demands a balance. It's all right if we do a little robbing now. Maya Angelou
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The Black female is assaulted in her tender years by all those common forces of nature at the same time she is caught in the tripartite crossfire of masculine prejudice, white illogical hate and Black lack of power. Maya Angelou
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A leader sees greatness in other people. He nor she can be much of a leader if all she sees is herself. Maya Angelou
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You don't have to tell everything you know, but let what you do say be the truth as you understand it. Maya Angelou
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We have it in us to be splendid. Maya Angelou
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