Maya Angelou Quotes

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A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.

— Maya Angelou

All great achievements require time.

— Maya Angelou

Be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.

— Maya Angelou

Everyone grows old but not everyone grows up.

— Maya Angelou

Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet.

— Maya Angelou

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!

— Maya Angelou

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

— Maya Angelou

I note the obvious differences between each sort and type, but we are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike.

— Maya Angelou

I want all my senses engaged. Let me absorb the world’s variety and uniqueness.

— Maya Angelou

If we are bold, love strikes away the chains of fear from our souls.

— Maya Angelou

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.

— Maya Angelou

If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.

— Maya Angelou

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.

— Maya Angelou

Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: I am with you kid. Let’s go.

— Maya Angelou

My hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done & try to love somebody & have the courage to accept love in return.

— Maya Angelou

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

— Maya Angelou

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

— Maya Angelou

You can tell a lot about a person by the way they handle 3 things: a rainy day, lost luggage & tangled Christmas tree lights.

— Maya Angelou

You cannot use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.

— Maya Angelou

You will face many defeats in your life, but never let yourself be defeated.

— Maya Angelou