Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou ( April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. She received dozens of awards and more than 50 honorary degrees.

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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.

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.

Have enough courage to trust love one more time. And always one more time.

A friend may be waiting behind a stranger's face.

What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain.

When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.

I've learned that no matter what happens or how bad it seems today life does go on and it will be better tomorrow.

The desire to reach the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise and most possible.

I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass.

I can be changed by what happens to me. but i refuse to be reduced by it.

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