Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou (b. Apr 4, 1928) American poet, dancer, playwright, director, author.
Maya Angelou Biography.
Maya Angelou Books.


“Nothing will work unless you do.” ~~ Maya Angelou

Filed under: Maya Angelou,  Values

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.” ~~ Maya Angelou

Filed under: Education,  Maya Angelou,  Tolerance

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ~~ Maya Angelou

Filed under: Kindness,  Maya Angelou

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” ~~ Maya Angelou

Filed under: Attitude,  Change,  Maya Angelou

“I believe that every person is born with talent.” ~~ Maya Angelou

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“If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.” ~~ Maya Angelou

Filed under: Attitude,  Love,  Maya Angelou

“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.” ~~ Maya Angelou

Filed under: Character,  Gratitude,  Maya Angelou

“Children’s talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.” ~~ Maya Angelou

Filed under: Attitude,  Children,  Maya Angelou,  Optimism,  Talent

“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him. ” ~~ Maya Angelou

Filed under: Children,  Education,  Maya Angelou