Maya Angelou - Page 2

If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.
– Maya Angelou

The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
– Maya Angelou

A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
– Maya Angelou

Doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
– Maya Angelou

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
– Maya Angelou

You can never go home again, but the truth is you can never leave home, so it’s all right.
– Maya Angelou

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she roes!
– Maya Angelou

History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
– Maya Angelou

I know why the caged bird sings.
– Maya Angelou

Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
– Maya Angelou

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

If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.
– Maya Angelou

Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
– Maya Angelou

Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: “I’m with you kid. Let’s go.”
– Maya Angelou

This is my life. It is my one time to be me. I want to experience every good thing.
– Maya Angelou

I’ve learned that making a “living” is not the same thing as making a “life.”
– Maya Angelou

Life is a gift, and i try to respond with grace and courtesy.
– Maya Angelou

I’ve learned that every day you should reach out and touch someone. People love a warm hug, or just a friendly pat on the back.
– Maya Angelou

Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.
– Maya Angelou

The horizon leans forward, offering you space to place new steps of change.
– Maya Angelou