Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
More quotes by Maya Angelou
I’ve learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you’ll miss them when they’re gone from your life.
I encourage you to live with life. Be courageous, adventurous. Give us a tomorrow, more than we deserve.
More quotes about Wisdom
Pit race against race, religion against religion, prejudice against prejudice. Divide and conquer! We must not let that happen here.
People of great position are servants times three, servants of their country, servants of fame, and servants of business.
One may discover a new side to his most intimate friend when for the first time he hears him speak in public. He will be stranger to him as he is more familiar to the audience. The longest intimacy could not foretell how he would behave then
Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.
How earthy old people become moldy as the grave! Their wisdom smacks of the earth. There is no foretaste of immortality in it. They remind me of earthworms and mole crickets.
To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, an they who edit and read it are old women over their tea.
A joke, even if it be a lame one, is nowhere so keenly relished or quickly applauded as in a murder trial.