Ive learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
More quotes by Maya Angelou
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.
I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
More quotes about Wisdom
When I look back on all the worries I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which never happened.
This is the foundation of all. We are not to imagine or suppose, but to discover, what nature does or may be made to do.
I was afraid that by observing objects with my eyes and trying to comprehend them with each of my other senses I might blind my soul altogether.
In your Salvation shelter I saw poverty, misery, cold and hunger. You gave them bread and treacle and dreams of heaven. I give from thirty shillings a week to twelve thousand a year. They find their own dreams; but I look after the drainage.
By avarice and selfishness, and a groveling habit, from which none of us is free, of regarding the soil as property, or the means of acquiring property chiefly, the landscape is deformed, husbandry is degraded with us, and the farmer leads the meanest of lives. He knows Nature but as a robber.
The fact that a believer is happier than a sceptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. The happiness of credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality.
I was exceedingly delighted with the waltz, and also with the polka. These differ in name, but there the difference ceases
The mass never comes up to the standard of its best member, but on the contrary degrades itself to a level with the lowest.