Maya Angelou Quotes

Maya Angelou Quotes.

I got my own back.

I got my own back.
Maya Angelou
I do like to have guns around. I don’t like to carry them. But I like – if somebody is going to come into my house and I have not put out the welcome mat, I want to stop them.
Maya Angelou
Shakespeare – I was very influenced – still am – by Shakespeare. I couldn’t believe that a white man in the 16th century could so know my heart.
Maya Angelou
I read the Bible to myself; I’ll take any translation, any edition, and read it aloud, just to hear the language, hear the rhythm, and remind myself how beautiful English is.
Maya Angelou
I know for sure that loves saves me and that it is here to save us all.
Maya Angelou
Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.
Maya Angelou
I long for the time when all human history is taught as

I long for the time when all human history is taught as one history, because it really is.
Maya Angelou
I like chicken a lot because chicken is generous – that is to say, it’s obedient. It will do whatever you tell it to do.
Maya Angelou
I’m happy to be a writer – of prose, poetry, every kind of writing. Every person in the world who isn’t a recluse, hermit or mute uses words. I know of no other art form that we always use.
Maya Angelou
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
Maya Angelou
The only thing is, people have to develop courage. It is most important of all the virtues. Because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtues consistently.
Maya Angelou
I know that I’m not the easiest person to live with. The challenge I put on myself is so great that the person I live with feels himself challenged. I bring a lot to bear, and I don’t know how not to.
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I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherev

I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.
Maya Angelou
I promised myself that I would write as well as I can, tell the truth, not to tell everything I know, but to make sure that everything I tell is true, as I understand it. And to use the eloquence which my language affords me.
Maya Angelou