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 The fact that the adult American Negro female... by Maya Angelou at QuoteAbout.net
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- Maya Angelou (/ˈmaɪ.ə ˈændʒəloʊ/ ( listen); born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights...
- African-American writer and poet Maya Angelou (1928–2014) was honored by universities, literary organizations, government agencies, and special interest...
- Collected Poems of Maya Angelou is author and poet Maya Angelou's collection of poetry, published by Random House in 1994. It is Angelou's first collection...
- encompassing African-American writer Maya Angelou's seven autobiographies include racism, identity, family, and travel. Angelou (1928–2014) is best known...
- Maya Angelou, an African-American writer who is best known for her seven autobiographies, was also a prolific and successful poet. She has been called...
- and poet Maya Angelou that she read at the first inauguration of President Bill Clinton on January 20, 1993. With her public recitation, Angelou became...
- Gonna Fit Me Well is a book of poems by American author Maya Angelou, published by Random House in 1975. It is Angelou's second volume of poetry, written after...
- poet Maya Angelou's fourth volume of poetry, published by Random House in 1983. It was published during one of the most productive periods in Angelou's...
- Sings is a 1969 autobiography about the early years of American writer and poet Maya Angelou. The first in a seven-volume series, it is a coming-of-age...
- Even the Stars Look Lonesome (1997) is African-American writer and poet Maya Angelou's second book of essays, published during the long period between...

List of quotations by Maya Angelou

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

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 The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe... by Maya Angelou at QuoteAbout.net
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness

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 My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get... by Maya Angelou at QuoteAbout.net
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

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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

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Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise

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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

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Nothing will work unless you do by Maya Angelou at QuoteAbout.net
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

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 Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by... by Maya Angelou at QuoteAbout.net
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible

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