Maya Angelou Quotes

Maya Angelou was a popular American poet in the late 1900’s. She devoted her life to being an important role in the civil rights and women rights movements.

This amazing women has been an inspiration for all in the past and still his with her amazing quotes. Maya Angelou has a different look on life that helps you find your deeper meaning.

Enjoy her quotes from her past work in poetry. Along with the images so you can share your favorites.

  • 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.
  • We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
  • You can only become truly accomplished at something you love.
  • We need much less than we think we need.
  • Without courage we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
  • Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.
  • Seek patience and passion in equal amounts. Patience alone will not build the temple. Passion alone will destroy its walls.
  • A wise woman wishes to be no one’s enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone’s victim.
  • Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take but by the moments that take your breath away.
  • Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet.
  • There’s a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.
  • When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.
  • We are only as blind as we want to be. 
  • There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
  • Determine to live life with flair and laughter. 
  • I work very hard, and I play very hard. I’m grateful for life. And I live it – I believe life loves the liver of it. I live it.
  • Courage – you develop courage by doing small things like just as if you wouldn’t want to pick up a 100-pound weight without preparing yourself. 

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