Maya Angelou Quotes Page 2

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Page 2 of these Maya Angelou quotes continues to depict the vivid views of a woman who has had a long life giving the world sage advice on a variety of topics that are important to humanity.

I hope you find these Maya Angelou quotes worthy of sharing with people who are near and dear to you.

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

Effective action is always unjust.
-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

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.
-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

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
-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

Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.
-Maya Angelou

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

While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
-Maya Angelou

Some critics will write 'Maya Angelou is a natural writer' - which is right after being a natural heart surgeon.
-Maya Angelou

While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation.
-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

The sadness of the women's movement is that they don't allow the necessity of love. See, I don't personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.
-Maya Angelou

There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.
-Maya Angelou

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
-Maya Angelou

There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.
-Maya Angelou

There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.
-Maya Angelou

We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.
-Maya Angelou

Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise.
-Maya Angelou

Self-pity in its early stages is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable.
-Maya Angelou

At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
-Maya Angelou

These Maya Angelou quotes strike me in an emotional way!

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