Maya Angelou

1928 -

A Quote by Maya Angelou on dont take yourself too seriously

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!

Maya Angelou (1928 -)

Contributed by: Greta

A Quote by Maya Angelou

Let us live so well we will not spend useless years in timidity and inertness. Let us dedicate ourselves to the liberation of the human mind and spirit ~ beginning with our own.

Maya Angelou (1928 -)

Contributed by: Susan

A Quote by Maya Angelou on womenswisdom and home


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

Maya Angelou (1928 -)

Contributed by: tara

A Quote by Maya Angelou on womenswisdom and celebration


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

Maya Angelou (1928 -)

Contributed by: tara

A Quote by Maya Angelou on womens wisdom, american writer, poet, and activist

The night has been long,
The wound has been deep,
The pit has been dark,
And the walls have been steep.

Maya Angelou (1928 -)

Contributed by: Peridot

A Quote by Maya Angelou on womens wisdom, american writer, poet, actor, and activist

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.

Maya Angelou (1928 -)

Source: - Address to Centenary College of Louisiana (March 1990)

Contributed by: Peridot

A Quote by Maya Angelou on womenswisdom, american writer, poet, and activist

Love life, engage in it, give it all you've got. love it with a passion, because life truly does give back, many times over, what you put into it.

Maya Angelou (1928 -)

Contributed by: Peridot

A Quote by Maya Angelou on womenswisdom and song

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.

Maya Angelou (1928 -)

Contributed by: Janet

A Quote by Maya Angelou

Life loves the liver of it.

Maya Angelou (1928 -)

Contributed by: Hana

A Quote by Maya Angelou on womenswisdom, change, and attitude

If you don't like something, change it.
If you can't change it, change your attitude.
Don't complain.

Maya Angelou (1928 -)

Contributed by: tara

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