Be present in all things and thankful for all things.
More quotes by Maya Angelou
All of childhood’s unanswered questions must finally be passed back to the town and answered there. Heroes and bogey men, values and dislikes, are first encountered and labeled in that early environment. In later years they change faces, places and maybe races, tactics, intensities and goals, but beneath those penetrable masks they wear forever the stocking-capped faces of childhood.
A woman who is convinced that she deserves to accept only the best challenges herself to give the best. Then she is living phenomenally.
More quotes about Wisdom
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
Civilisation will not last, freedom will not survive, peace will not be kept, unless a very large majority of mankind unite together to defend them and show themselves possessed of a constabulary power before which barbaric and atavistic forces will stand in awe.
Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the end of speech is not ostentation, but to be understood.
While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God’s creation.
Humor must not professedly teach and it must not professedly preach, but it must do both if it would live forever.
The cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy. It is the only dictator that free man acknowledges. It is the only security that free man desires.
Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Moms. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own.
Books are delightful society. If you go into a room and find it full of books – even without taking them from the shelves they seem to speak to you, to bid you welcome.