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Maya Angelou
I said, 'Don't worry about it -- I know our culture.'
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#Country

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My life has been one great big joke, A dance that's walked, A song that's spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke, When I think about myself.
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#Attitude

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The sadness of the women's movement is that they don't allow the necessity of love. See, I don't personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.
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#American Poet #Feminism

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i believe the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity is daring to dare
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#Courage

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I suggest that the great art belongs to all people, all the time--that indeed it is made for the people, by the people, to the people.
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#Art

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I am overwhelmed by the grace and persistence of my people.
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#Grace

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For Africa to me... is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.
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#American Poet #Africa

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I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.
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#American Poet

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Anyone of us can be a rainbow in somebody's clouds. I want the University of Cincinnati to be a rainbow in the clouds. The University of Cincinnati is really a possibility of hope; it is a rainbow.
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#Attitude

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Listen carefully to what country people call mother wit. In those homely sayings are couched the collective wisdom of generations.
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#Country

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Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: "I'm with you kid. Let's go."
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#Attitude

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My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.
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#American Poet #inspirational #Courage

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You did then what you knew how to do, And when you knew better, You did better.
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#Action

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Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.
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#American Poet #Love #Quote of the Day

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We spend precious hours fearing the inevitable. It would be wise to use that time adoring our families, cherishing our friends, and living our lives.
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#Family

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Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
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#American Poet #Courage #inspirational

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When it looked like the sun wasn't going to shine any more, there's a rainbow in the clouds,
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#Attitude

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He loved her. ... she can be talking to me about regular things but when she mentions Martin, her voice always falls a little bit and you can sense the intimacy. ... The sweetness of that relationship was always evident.
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#Intimacy

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women should be tough, tender, laugh as much as possible and live long lives
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#Advice

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this is my life. it is my one time to be me. i want to experience every good thing.
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#Experience

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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.
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#American Poet #Education