Maya Angelou’s Words Of Wisdom

Gone But Not Forgotten, Dr. Maya Angelou Has Left Her Mark In Our Memories

Dr. Maya Angelou has engraved her legacy in our memories. She has been immortalized on a U.S. postage stamp, and now, her iconic autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is being re-released. This tribute will ensure that her vast wisdom will live on by touching millions of lives and countless generations to come.

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“I am a Woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal Women, that’s me.”

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“One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.”

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“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.

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“The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.”

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“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”

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“Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.”

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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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“You may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted lies. You may tread me in the very dirt, but still, like dust, I’ll rise.”

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“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”

 

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“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”

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