Best Maya Angelou Quotes

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

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

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Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.

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There’s a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.

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As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.

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I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.

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There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.

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The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.

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There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.

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How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!

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At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.

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

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While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man’s humanity to man.

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Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise.

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Some critics will write ‘Maya Angelou is a natural writer’ – which is right after being a natural heart surgeon.

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For Africa to me… is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.

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