Maya Angelou

1928 -

A Quote by Maya Angelou on ancestry, dreams, gifts, hope, and slavery

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 (1928 -)

Source: And Still I Rise, 1978

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Maya Angelou on life, love, and world

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.

Maya Angelou (1928 -)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Maya Angelou on choice, honor, and life

At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.

Maya Angelou (1928 -)

Contributed by: Zaady

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