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Maya Angelou
Of all the needs (there are none imaginary) a lonely child has, the one that must be satisfied, if there is going to be hope and a hope of wholeness, is the unshaken need for an unshakable God.
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#Children

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Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise.
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#American Poet #Attitude

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I answer the heroic question "Death, where is they sting?" with "It is here in my heart and mind and memories."
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If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.
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All God's children need traveling shoes.
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#Belief

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There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.
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Life loves the liver of it.
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When a man tells you who he is...believe him.
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#Believing

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I am always talking about the human condition and about American society in particular: what it is like to be human, what makes us weep, what makes us fall and stumble and somehow rise and go on from darkness into darkness and that darkness carpeted
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#America

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Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity to be otherwise
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#Appearance

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Some critics will write 'Maya Angelou is a natural writer' - which is right after being a natural heart surgeon.
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#American Poet

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I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of wat
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#Compassion

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The need for change bulldozed road down the center of my mind.
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#American Poet

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Just as hope rings through laughter, it can also shine through tears.
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#Hope

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This conference — of, for and about women — is, in itself, a rainbow in the clouds. When numerous women come together and show that they care, not only for themselves but also for each other, that is the occasion when a rainbow is shining down on somebody else.
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#Attitude

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Here on the pulse of this new day,/ You may have the grace to look up and out/ And into your sister's eyes, into/ Your brother's face, your country/ And say simply,/ Very simply,/ With hope,/ Good Morning.
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#Brotherhood

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Then I went back to my mother when I was 13 and she was ready for me.
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#Mother

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Mrs. Parks is for me probably what the Statute of Liberty was for immigrants. She stood for the future, and the better future.
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#Future

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She's my sister friend and I pray for her and her children. Everybody, please give a good thought, a positive thought for Coretta.
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#Children

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Those of us who have gathered here, ... we owe something from this minute on, so this gathering is not just another footnote on the pages of history.
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#Debt

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I want to see freedom and equality through my eyes and your eyes Coretta Scott King. I opened my mouth to the lord and I won't turn back, no!
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#Determination

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Have enough courage to trust love one more time. And always one more time.
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#Courage

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In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.
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#Heart

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I've learned that making a "living" is not the same thing as making a "life."
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#Life #Quote of the Day

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Love builds up the broken wall and straigtens the crooked path. love keeps the stars in the firmament and imposes rhythm on the ocean tides each of us is created of it and I suspect each of us was created for it.
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#Love