There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
More quotes by Maya Angelou
There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.
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.
When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young.
Ive learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
More quotes about Wisdom
Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
The natural law of inertia: Matter will remain at rest or continue in uniform motion in the same straight line unless acted upon by some external force.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
No man is much regarded by the rest of the world. He that considers how little he dwells upon the condition of others, will learn how little the attention of others is attracted by himself. While we see multitudes passing before us, of whom perhaps not one appears to deserve our notice or excites our sympathy, we should remember, that we likewise are lost in the same throng, that the eye which happens to glance upon us is turned in a moment on him that follows us, and that the utmost which we can reasonably hope or fear is to fill a vacant hour with prattle, and be forgotten.
There was never a century nor a country that was short of experts who knew the Deity’s mind and were willing to reveal it.
Events can neither be regarded as a series of adventures nor strung on the thread of a preconceived moral. They must obey their own laws.
Suspicions that the mind, of itself, gathers, are but buzzes; but suspicions that are artificially nourished and put into men’s heads by the tales and whisperings of others, have stings.
I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.