10 Powerful Quotes From Maya Angelou To Build Your Life On

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Maya Angelou was a great woman. She died this morning leaving a spiritual chasm of an elder gone on to prepare a room for us.  She  inspired a nation. Her  life  should be one that celebrates the elegance of living and improving.

Today, allow me to introduce you to the powerful words of Maya Angelou. They are words that have helped me throughout the course of my life. And I think they can help you too, if you let them.“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.”
# 1  “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
#2 “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.”
# 3 “I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights. I’ve learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you’ll miss them when they’re gone from your life. I’ve learned that making a “living” is not the same thing as making a “life.” I’ve learned that life sometimes gives you a second chance. I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back. I’ve learned that whenever I decide something with an open heart, I usually make the right decision. I’ve learned that even when I have pains, I don’t have to be one. I’ve learned that every day you should reach out and touch someone. People love a warm hug, or just a friendly pat on the back. I’ve learned that I still have a lot to learn. 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.”
#4“ The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.”
#5 “I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.”
# 6 “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”
#7 “I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.”
#8 “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”

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