I’ve 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
There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.
My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
More quotes about Wisdom
To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, an they who edit and read it are old women over their tea.
Tis very certain that each man carries in his eye the exact indication of his rank in the immense scale of men, and we are always learning to read it. A complete man should need no auxiliaries to his personal presence.
We are always too busy for our children; we never give them the time or interest they deserve. We lavish gifts upon them; but the most precious gift, our personal association, which means so much to them, we give grudgingly.
The person is a poor judge who by an action can be disgraced more in failing than they can be honored in succeeding.
I think there is something, more important than believing: Action! The world is full of dreamers, there aren’t enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.