232 Total Quotes

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Maya Angelou
It is not the answer you look for that makes you strong. It's the ways that you take that define who you are and what you can do.
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#Ability

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We need to haunt the house of history and listen anew to the ancestors' wisdom.
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#Ancestors

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Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
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#Books And Reading

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The future is plump with promise.
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#Future

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Look at my life. I'm floating like mercury around the earth. My footprints shine with stardust. All because I love you. All because you love me.
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#Earth

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If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.
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#American Poet #Caring

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When we cast our bread upon the waters, we can presume that someone downstream whose face we will never know will benefit from our action, as we who are downstream from another will profit from that grantor's gift
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#Action

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love builds up the broken walland straigtens the crooked path.love keeps the stars in the firmament and imposes rhythm on te ocean tideseach of us is created of itand i suspecteach of us was created for it
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#Attitude

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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.
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#American Poet

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In all my work what I try to say is that as human beings we are more alike than we are unalike.
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#Human

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The main thing in one's own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry.
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#Attitude

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I am serious, so I laugh a lot. You need to laugh. You don't laugh enough. I don't trust anyone who doesn't laugh.
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#Laughter

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Living a life is like constructing a building: if you start wrong, you'll end wrong.
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#Attitude

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Courage allows the successful woman to fail-and learn powerful lessons-from the failure-so that in the end,she didn't fail at all.
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#Courage

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At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
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#American Poet #Choice

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As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
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#American Poet #Books And Reading

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Education helps one case cease being intimidated by strange situations.
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#Education

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I believe that every person is born with talent.
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#American Poet #Belief

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Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
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#American Poet #Children

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Something made greater by ourselves and in turn that makes us greater.
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#Work #Greatness

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Effective action is always unjust.
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#Action #American Poet

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Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
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#American Poet #Achievement