Maya Angelou - Page 3

You can write me down in history with hateful, twisted lies, you can tread me in this very dirt, but still, like dust, I’ll rise.
– Maya Angelou

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

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles,leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
– Maya Angelou

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

If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.
– Maya Angelou

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
– Maya Angelou

The need for change bulldozed road down the center of my mind.
– Maya Angelou

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

The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.
– Maya Angelou

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

I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.
– Maya Angelou

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

I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catchers mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.
– Maya Angelou

Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
– Maya Angelou

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

If I have a monument in this world, it is my son.
– Maya Angelou