The need for change bulldozed road down the center of my mind.

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

Profession: Poet
Nationality: American

Some suggestions for you :

What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain.

Excitement is a drug, and people whose lives are filled with violence are always wondering where the next "fix" is coming from.

When people show you who they are, believe them.

I've conducted the Boston Pops! Imagine that! Me! Maya Angelou! I've sang and danced at La Scala!

Later he explained that when a person is beating you you should scream as loud as possible; maybe the whipper will become embarrassed or else some sympathetic soul might come to your rescue.

The more a man is imbued with the ordered regularity of all events the firmer becomes his convictions that there is no room left by the side of this ordered regularity for cause of a different nature.

Does my sexiness upset you? Does it come as a surprise That I dance like I've got diamonds At the meeting of my thighs?

Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening.

The really good music, whether of the East or of the West, cannot be analyzed.

The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread, and fried chicken.

The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.

Everybody born comes from the Creator trailing wisps of glory. We come from the Creator with creativity. I think that each one of us is born with creativity.

We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.

I am strongly drawn to a frugal life and am often oppressively aware that I am engrossing an undue amount of the labor of my fellow-men.