Who is Maya Angelou?

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

Books by Maya Angelou

Quotes by Maya Angelou

“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

“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

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

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

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

Maya Angelou

“Nothing will work unless you do.”

Maya Angelou

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

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

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

Maya Angelou

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

Maya Angelou

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

Maya Angelou

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

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