Maya Angelou

Quotes from Maya Angelou.

History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
- Maya Angelou

The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

All great achievements require time.
- Maya Angelou

Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
- Maya Angelou

Children’s talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
- Maya Angelou

We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
- Maya Angelou

My life has been one great big joke, a dance that’s walked a song that’s spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke when I think about myself.
- Maya Angelou

Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
- 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

Effective action is always unjust.
- Maya Angelou