100 Inspirational Maya Angelou Quotes

Maya Angelou was Born on April 4, 1928. Maya Angelou a Famous American poet, singer, memoirist, and well known civil rights activist. Maya Angelou Died on May 28, 2014. May Her Soul Rest In Peace. Below we are sharing Maya Angelou Quotes. We believe these Inspirational Maya Angelou Quotes will boost your motivation to take action and achieve Success.

100 Inspirational Maya Angelou Quotes

“Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.”—Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”—Maya Angelou

“You can’t really know where you are going until you know where you have been.”—Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that even when I have pains, I don’t have to be one.”—Maya Angelou

Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”—Maya Angelou

“It’s one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.”—Maya Angelou

“There’s a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.”—Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.”—Maya Angelou

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”—Maya Angelou

“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.”—Maya Angelou

“I’m just someone who likes cooking and for whom sharing food is a form of expression.”—Maya Angelou

“If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.”—Maya Angelou

“My wish for you is that you continue. Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness.”—Maya Angelou

“We are only as blind as we want to be. ”—Maya Angelou

“Whatever you want to do, if you want to be great at it, you have to love it and be able to make sacrifices for it.”—Maya Angelou

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. ”—Maya Angelou

“I got my own back. ”—Maya Angelou

“Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.”—Maya Angelou

“Whining is just unbecoming.”—Maya Angelou

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”—Maya Angelou

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. ”—Maya Angelou

“I believe that every person is born with talent.”—Maya Angelou

“I know for sure that loves to save me and that it is here to save us all.”—Maya Angelou

“It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is a strength.”—Maya Angelou

“I respect myself and insist upon it from everybody. And because I do it, I then respect everybody, too.”—Maya Angelou

“Determine to live life with flair and laughter.”—Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that I still have a lot to learn. ”—Maya Angelou

“Whatever you want to do, if you want to be great at it, you have to love it and be able to make sacrifices for it.”—Maya Angelou

“I work very hard, and I play very hard. I’m grateful for life. And I live it – I believe life loves the liver of it. I live it. ”—Maya Angelou

“Seek patience and passion in equal amounts. Patience alone will not build the temple. Passion alone will destroy its walls.”—Maya Angelou

“Whatever you want to do, if you want to be great at it, you have to love it and be able to make sacrifices for it. ”—Maya Angelou

“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.”—Maya Angelou

“Courage – you develop courage by doing small things like just as if you wouldn’t want to pick up a 100-pound weight without preparing yourself. ”—Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”—Maya Angelou

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”—Maya Angelou

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”—Maya Angelou

“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.”—Maya Angelou

“The children to whom we read simple stories may or may not show gratitude, but each boon we give strengthens the pillars of the world.”—Maya Angelou

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”—Maya Angelou

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do and liking how you do it.”—Maya Angelou

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”—Maya Angelou

“If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.”—Maya Angelou

“All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.”—Maya Angelou

“One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.”—Maya Angelou

“I work very hard, and I play very hard. I’m grateful for life. And I live it – I believe life loves the liver of it. I live it.”—Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.”—Maya Angelou

“Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.”—Maya Angelou

“I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.”—Maya Angelou

“It’s very important to know the neighbor next door and the people down the street and the people in another race.”—Maya Angelou

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”—Maya Angelou

“Nothing will work unless you do.”—Maya Angelou

“When you know you are of worth, you don’t have to raise your voice, you don’t have to become rude, you don’t have to become vulgar; you just are. And you are like the sky is, as the air is, the same way water is wet. It doesn’t have to protest.”—Maya Angelou

“My work is to be honest. My work is to try to think clearly, then have the courage to make sure that what I say is the truth.”—Maya Angelou

“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you.”—Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”—Maya Angelou

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”—Maya Angelou

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”—Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that whenever I decide something with an open heart, I usually make the right decision.”—Maya Angelou

“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love.”—Maya Angelou

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”—Maya Angelou

“If you’re always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.”—Maya Angelou

“My great blessing is my son, but I have daughters. I have white ones and Black ones and fat ones and thin ones and pretty ones and plain.”—Maya Angelou

“I have gay ones and straight. I have daughters. I have Asian ones, I have Jewish ones, I have Muslim ones.”—Maya Angelou

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. ”—Maya Angelou

“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”—Maya Angelou

“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.”—Maya Angelou

“When you learn, teach. When you get, give.”—Maya Angelou

“I created myself. I have taught myself so much.”—Maya Angelou

“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.”—Maya Angelou

“I am grateful to be a woman. I must have done something great in another life.”—Maya Angelou

Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”—Maya Angelou

“The desire to reach the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise and most possible.”—Maya Angelou”

“Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet.”—Maya Angelou

“We need much less than we think we need.”—Maya Angelou

“Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.”—Maya Angelou

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. ”—Maya Angelou

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”—Maya Angelou

“We need joy as we need air. We need love as we need water. We need each other as we need the earth we share.”—Maya Angelou

“You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.”—Maya Angelou

“If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be good to me?.”—Maya Angelou

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”—Maya Angelou

“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated. ”—Maya Angelou

“Seek patience and passion in equal amounts. Patience alone will not build the temple. Passion alone will destroy its walls.”—Maya Angelou

“The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.”—Maya Angelou

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.”—Maya Angelou”

“Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.”—Maya Angelou

“Stand up straight and realize who you are. That you tower over your circumstances. You are a child of God. Stand up straight.”—Maya Angelou

“A wise woman wishes to be no one’s enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone’s victim.”—Maya Angelou

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take but by the moments that take your breath away.”—Maya Angelou

“If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.”—Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a living.”—Maya Angelou

“Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world but has not solved one yet.”—Maya Angelou

“Faith is the evidence of the unseen.”—Maya Angelou

“Nothing succeeds like success. Get a little success, and then just get a little more.”—Maya Angelou

“I believe that every person is born with talent.”—Maya Angelou

“We are not just flesh and blood. And our hunger are not going to be set aside as just flesh and blood.”—Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that even when I have pains, I don’t have to be one. ”—Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.”—Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that making a “living” is not the same thing as making a “life.”—Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that forgiving is one of the greatest gifts that I can give myself.”—Maya Angelou

“Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.”—Maya Angelou

“Life is a pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.”—Maya Angelou

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