50+ famous inspirational quotes from Maya Angelou on Life – love, success, etc

Best Famous life Quotes by Maya Angelou

Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.

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You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.

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Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!

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No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

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You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air, I’ll rise!

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Hoping for the best, prepared for the worst, and unsurprised by anything in between.

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Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.

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When you learn, teach, when you get, give.

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We need much less than we think we need.

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All great achievements require time.

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

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I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.

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I’ve learned that whenever I decide something with an open heart, I usually make the right decision.

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Nothing will work unless you do.

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I want to thank you, Lord, for life and all that’s in it.

Thank you for the day and for the hour, and the minute.

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Success is loving life and daring to live it.

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Quote on Love

Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.

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The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.

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Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.

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First best is falling in love. Second best is being in love. Least best is falling out of love. But any of it is better than never having been in love.

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Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.

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To those who have given up on love: I say, “Trust life a little bit.

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In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours.

In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.

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Quote on Failure

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.

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Quote on purpose

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.

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Quotes On people

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

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When someone shows you who they are believe them; the first time.

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I don’t trust people who don’t love themselves and tell me, ‘I love you.’ … There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.

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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.

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Some people cannot see a good thing when it is right here, right now. Others can sense a good thing coming when it is days, months, or miles away.

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On Friendship

A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.

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No one can take the place of a friend, no one.

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Quotes On Courage

Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.

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Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.

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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.

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Without courage we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

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Quote on family

I’ve learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you’ll miss them when they’re gone from your life.

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I sustain myself with the love of family.

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Quote on Music

Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.

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Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.

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Quote on Woman

A woman’s heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.

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A Woman in harmony with her spirit

is like a river flowing.

She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination

prepared to be herself

and only herself

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A woman who is convinced that she deserves to accept only the best challenges herself to give the best. Then she is living phenomenally.

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I am a Woman

Phenomenally.

Phenomenal Woman,

that’s me.

 Maya Angelou

Quote on Creativity

You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.

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Quote on career

I’ve learned that making a ‘living’ is not the same thing as ‘making a life’.

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