Maya Angelou phrases: famous quotes and aphorisms


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Famous phrases by Mara Angelou, selected famous quotes to dedicate to whoever you want or simply to read to find the strength and courage to live your life to the fullest by understanding its meaning.


Aphorisms of Maya Angelou

- Have enough courage to trust love one more time and one more time.

- I learned that no matter what happens, or how bad today may seem, life continues, and tomorrow will be better.


- We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but we rarely admit the changes it has had to undergo to achieve that beauty.

- Where there is a concentration of power in a few hands, too often gangster-minded men take control. History has proved it. Whining is not only not very elegant, but it can be dangerous. It can warn a villain that a victim is around.

- Among other benefits, donate the donor's soul free.


- I learned that regardless of the relationship you have with your parents, you will miss them when they are gone from your life.

- Love life. Immerse yourself in it. Give her everything you have. Love her with passion because, really, life gives you, many many times more, what you have given her.

- Some people unable to go to school were more educated and smarter than university professors.


- I learned that making a living is not the same as making a life.

- Life loves to be taken by the lapel is to be told, 'I am with you, friend. Here we go.

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- I learned that no matter what happens, or how bad today may seem, life continues, and tomorrow will be better.

- I learned that every time I have pains, I don't have to be one for the others.

- If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Do not complain.

- Among other benefits, donate the donor's soul free.

- One does not necessarily have to be born brave, but one is born with potential. Without courage we cannot consistently practice any other virtue. We cannot be kind, sincere, compassionate, generous or honest.

- She started with the first of what we later called "my life lessons". He told me that I will always have to be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy.

- I learned that every day you should push yourself to touch someone. People love an affectionate caress, or just a friendly pat on the back.


Quotes of Maya Angelou

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

- I learned that you don't have to face life with baseball gloves in both hands; you have to be able to pull something back.

- The unhappiness that derives from the feminist movement is that it does not allow the need for love. I don't care to support a revolution where love is not contemplated.

- The horizon bends forward, offering you space to take a new step.

- There is a fine line between loving life and being eager to have it.

- Work is something that we make bigger and that in return makes us bigger.


- I learned that you can understand a lot about a person by the way they handle these three things: rainy days, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas lights.

- I don't trust people who don't love themselves and say "I love you". There is an African saying that says: "Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt."

- You start growing when you stop blaming your parents.

- We waste many precious hours frightened by the inevitable. It would be wise to use that time to spend it with our family, have fun with friends and live our life.

- I learned that every day you should push yourself to touch someone. People love an affectionate caress, or just a friendly pat on the back.

- If you always try to be normal you will never know how extraordinary you can be.

- Most people don't grow up. Most age. Find larger parking lots, honor credit cards, get married, have children and call her high school. This I call it getting old.

- Whining is not only inelegant, it can be dangerous. It can warn a villain that a victim is around.

- You may not be in control of everything that happens to you, but you can decide not to be controlled by everything. Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud. Do not complain. Make every effort to change the things you don't like. You may find new solutions.

- I learned that every time I decide something with an open heart, I usually make the right decision.

- Only you can become truly realized with something you love. Making money doesn't have to be your goal. Rather, pursue what you love to do and you will be able to do it so well that people will no longer be able to take their eyes off you.

Maya Angelou phrases

- Traveling probably does not prevent bigotry, but discovering that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry and die can give rise to the idea that if we try to understand each other, in the end we could also become friends.


- Creativity is the only thing that cannot be exhausted. The more you use it, the more you have!

- Nothing will work unless you do it first.

- You alone are enough. You don't have to prove anything to anyone.

- I learned that every time I have pains, I don't have to be one for the others.

- I learned that I still have a lot of things to learn.

- Nothing can obscure the light that shines from within.

- My mission in life is not simply to survive, but to thrive. And do it with passion, compassion, humor and style.

- You will face many defeats, but you must not be defeated. The truth is that it will be necessary to face defeats to know who you are, your power to get up, and to understand that you can always get up again.

- There is no greater suffering than the one who holds a story never told within himself.

- The desire to reach the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.

- The story, despite its excruciating pain, cannot be not lived, but if faced with courage, it does not need to be lived again.

- You can't go on in life with a baseball glove in both hands; you need to leave something behind.


- Ask for what you want and be prepared to receive it.

- I did then what I knew how to do and when I knew more ... I did more.

- If you only have a smile inside you, give it to the people you love. Do not be rude at home, then go out on the street and start smiling at complete strangers saying "Good morning" to them.

- People forget what you said and did, but they never forget what you made them feel.

Maya Angelou Famous Quotes (May 2022)


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