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Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

Profession: Poet
Nationality: American

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When the human race neglects its weaker members, when the family neglects its weakest one - it's the first blow in a suicidal movement. I see the neglect in cities around the country, in poor white children in West Virginia and Virginia and Kentucky - in the big cities, too, for that matter.

I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.

In order to be profoundly dishonest, a person must have one of two qualities: either he is unscrupulously ambitious, or he is unswervingly egocentric. He must believe his ends to be served all things and people can justifiably be shifted about, or that he is the center not only of his own world but of the worlds which others inhabit.

There is a race between mankind and the universe. Mankind is trying to build bigger, better, faster, and more foolproof machines. The universe is trying to build bigger, better, and faster fools. So far the universe is winning.

Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible…We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.

The love of the family, the love of one person, can heal. It heals the scars left by society. A massive, powerful society.

And if a person is religious, I think it's good, it helps you a bit. But if you're not, at least you can have the sense that there is a condition inside you which looks at the stars with amazement and awe.

To Mileva Maric: Just be of good cheer, love, and don't fret.

Stepping onto a brand-new path is difficult, but not more difficult than remaining in a situation, which is not nurturing to the whole woman.

Girl, you're going to be all right. You haven't forgotten the essentials. You know about defending yourself. All you have to do now is remember … sometimes you have to defend yourself from yourself.

Like most children, I thought if I could face the worst danger voluntarily, and triumph, I would forever have power over it.

In daring to challenge the unknown with me, she became my first friend.

I had given up some youth for knowledge, but my gain was more valuable than the loss.

She comprehended the perversity of life, that in the struggle lies the joy.