Maya Angelou

1928 -

A Quote by Maya Angelou on relationships, simplicity, and truth

A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. . . . Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.

Maya Angelou (1928 -)

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A Quote by Maya Angelou on pity

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

Maya Angelou (1928 -)

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A Quote by Maya Angelou

Still I rise. . . .

Maya Angelou (1928 -)

Source: And Still I Rise, 1978

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