Maya Angelou Quotes and its meanings

Maya Angelou Quotes Index

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What does Maya Angelou write about?

Maya Angelou has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about alone, anger, attitude, beauty, change, communication, courage, education, future, god, good, great, history, home, hope, learning, life, love, men, music, relationship, respect, smile, spiritual, strength, technology, time, travel, trust, truth, valentinesday, wisdom, women & work. People always share Alone quotes, Anger quotes, attitude, beauty, change, communication, courage, education, future & god from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Maya Angelou?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Maya Angelou.

  • We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.
  • Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
  • If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
  • It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
  • The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind.
  • Ive learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
  • Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
  • My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.
  • History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
  • My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.