Maya Angelou was an African-American author and poet. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning more than fifty years. Born in April 4, 1928 (age 86), St. Louis, Missouri, United States & Died on May 28, 2014.
That’s very shocking to know that she is no more with us but still she present with us by her inspirational thoughts. We are sharing her best quotes to inspire you:
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.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive, and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor and some style
When you know better you do better.
Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.
Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you.
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