Maya Angelou Quotes

Who is Maya Angelou?

Maya Angelou was an American poet, civil rights activist known for her autobiographies.

Born April 04, 1928
Died May 28, 2014

Books by Maya Angelou


Best 13 Quotes by Maya Angelou

“Develop enough courage so that you can stand up for yourself and then stand up for somebody else.”

“There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.”

“Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.”

“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.”

“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.”

“If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.”

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”

“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.”

“Nothing will work unless you do.”

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

“The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind.”

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”

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