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Quotes by Maya Angelou
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
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 of you.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be good to me?
Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.
Stepping onto a brand-new path is difficult, but not more difficult than remaining in a situation, which is not nurturing to the whole woman.
Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.
I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.
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.
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.
Nothing will work unless you do.
The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.