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Well said by Shakespeare that “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players”. It’s true in real life also that everyone is playing his/her role. However, one person who lived in many roles on the world’s stage. She was a cook, performer, and dancer at a nightclub, cast member in few opera performances, coordinator at South Christian Leadership Conference, a journalist in Africa, actor, poet, singer, writer, director, and producer of some plays and movie. She worked as an activist in the Civil Rights Movement. This great lady is known by Maya Angelou.

“You will not know by what you said or what you did for someone, but You will be remembered for how you made them feel in life”.

Maya Angelou Biography

Maya Angelou was born in the United State on 4th May 1928. She grew up in St. Louis and her child name was Marguerite Annie Johnson. She was the second child of Bailey Johnson and Vivian Johnson. She was 3 years old, her father sent to grandfather. As Bailey and Vivian were happily divorced.

Again, she had been shifted from grandfather’s house to mother’s house in Louis. She was sexually abused and raped by her mother’s boyfriend. She told to brother about this incident, and her brother told the rest family member and then the maternal family lodged a complaint in a polish station. Polish sent him for 1-year jail. He returned from jail, but Angelou’s maternal uncle murdered him for his guilt. Soon, Angelou and her brother sent back to grandfather’s house. But now she was depression and started living without speaking because she thought that he was killed due to her. One of her teacher and friend helped her to overcome from mute, and she came back from her depression.

At the age of 14 years, she had gone to St. Louis at her mother’s home. She finished their school from California Labor School and soon after 4 months she gave birth to her son, named Guy Johnson.

If you look at her career graph, she worked whatever fond in her way of life without stopping and thinking. Later, she started writing and written 7 autobiographies, easy, poetry, play, the movie in the last 45 years of her career. She had received more than 40 honorary degrees from many universities in the USA.

She was a genius and won the audition for opera performance and she did an international tour for Porgy and Bess from 1954 to 1955. she toured 20 countries.

She married Tosh Angelos in 1951 but she divorced him soon in late 1954. Again, she married Paul du Feu in 1974 but sadly it was also ended after 10 years. 

What People Say:- Laura Kat, US told that I was fortunate to meet her in-person 10 years back. It was the best time of my life, I sat there and listened to her stories, in meanwhile she noticed a tattoo on my shoulder of Animal from the Muppets and Maya said, “How nice, Art you can take with you.”

Maya Angelou Quotes

If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.” — Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Quotes

Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told, ‘I’m with you kid. Let’s go!” — Maya Angelou

Author Maya Angelou Quotes

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” — Maya Angelou

Attitude Quotes By Maya Angelou

If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.” — Maya Angelou

Quotes by Maya Angelou

Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” — Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Quotes on Success

 “Everything in the universe has a rhythm. Everything dances.” — Maya Angelou

 If you cannot make a change, change the way you have been thinking. You might find a new solution.” — Maya Angelou

 Beautiful Maya Angelou Quote

 “The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.” — Maya Angelou

Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” — Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Quotes to Live

“The need for Change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind.” — Maya Angelou

You will face many defeats in your life but never let yourself be defeated.” — Maya Angelou

Inspiring Maya Angelou Quotes

“You can only become Great at the things you are willing to sacrifice for.” — Maya Angelou

I don’t trust anyone who doesn’t laugh.” — Maya Angelou

Quote by Maya Angelou

 We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” — Maya Angelou

A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.” — Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Quotes Photos

“We May Encounter Many Defeats But We Must Not Be Defeated.” — Maya Angelou

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” — Maya Angelou

Best Maya Angelou Quotes

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”  — Maya Angelou

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou Quotes 

Best Quotes from Maya Angelou

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” ― Maya Angelou

Children’s talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.” — Maya Angelou

Quotes for Childrens

 “You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.” — Maya Angelou

The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.”  — Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Quotes and Sayings

 “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you…!”  — Maya Angelou

Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.”  — Maya Angelou

Best Maya Angelou Quotes

 “The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.”  — Maya Angelou

If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.”  — Maya Angelou

incredible Maya Angelou quotes

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use the more you have.”  — Maya Angelou

You may not control all that happens to you but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”  — Maya Angelou

Beautiful Maya Angelou Quotes

“A woman’s heart should be so hidden in God, that a man has to seek Him just to find her.”  — Maya Angelou

Spirit is an invisible force made visible in all life.”  — Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Quotes on Life

“A wise woman wishes to be no one’s enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone’s victim.”  — Maya Angelou

Everything in the Universe has a rhythm, everything dances.”  — Maya Angelou

Best Quotes Maya Angelou

“When people show you who they are, believe them the first time.” ― Maya Angelou

There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.”  — Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Quotes

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”  — Maya Angelou

I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.”   — Maya Angelou

Best Quotes from Maya Angelou

“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.”  — Maya Angelou

All great achievements require time.”  — Maya Angelou

Quotes from Maya Angelou

 “I am grateful to be a woman. I must have done something great in another life.”  — Maya Angelou

I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.”  — Maya Angelou

Inspiring Quotes From Maya Angelou

“You may encounter many defeats but you must not be defeated.” — Maya Angelou

“Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer.” — Maya Angelou

Quote by Maya Angelou

“I believe the most important single thing. beyond discipline and creativity is daring to dare.” — Maya Angelou

“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.”  — Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Quotes

 “I respect myself and insist upon it from everybody. And because I do it, I then respect everybody, too.”  — Maya Angelou

 You only are free when you realize you belong no place, you belong to every place, no place at all. The price is high. The reward is great.” — Maya Angelou 

Maya Angelou Quotes on Love

“Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.”  — Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Quotes on Love

If we lose love and self-respect for each other, this is how we finally die.”  — Maya Angelou

Love Quotes from Maya Angelou

If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.”  — Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Love Quotes

“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you.”  — Maya Angelou

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is a strength.”  — Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Quotes

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”  — Maya Angelou

I work very hard, and I play very hard. I’m grateful for life. And I live it – I believe life loves the liver of it. I live in it.— Maya Angelou 

Final Words:

Maya Angelou was received many award and recognition by the prestigious origination of united states. She also received a highest civilian award of united state Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011 by President Barack Obama. Maya Angelou will be always remembered for his work in literature.

The official Twitter account for Dr. Maya Angelou:-  @DrMayaAngelou

Friends, here we have read this great inspiring lady Maya Angelou Quotes and Maya Angelou Biography. Please tell the world how you are inspired by her and comment below her one quote that you like most.

 

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  1. Maya Angelou Quotes

    March 15, 2019 at 2:08 pm

    Thanks for sharing such wonderful Quotes. It was really useful.

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