There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. (“I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings”)
Maya Angelou Quotes
A mother’s love liberates.
If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning “Good morning” at total strangers.
Nature has no mercy at all. Nature says, “I’m going to snow. If you have on a bikini and no snowshoes, that’s tough. I am going to snow anyway.”
Everything in the universe has rhythm. Everything dances.
There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.
You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
When we cast our bread upon the waters, we can presume that someone downstream whose face we will never know will benefit from our action, as we who are downstream from another will profit from that grantor’s gift.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.