"It is this belief in a power larger than myself and other than myself which allows me to venture into the unknown and even the unknowable." ~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
"To grow up is to stop putting blame on parents."
~Maya Angelou, Becoming Myself: Reflections on Growing Up Female
"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style." ~Maya Angelou
"Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud." ~Maya Angelou
"A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song." ~Maya Angelou
"I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver."
"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
"We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color." ~Maya Angelou