Wednesday, May 28, 2014

R.I.P. MAYA ANGELOU - LEGENDARY POET, AUTHOR AND CIVIL RIGHT ACTIVIST DIES AT 86

Maya Angelou, a renowned poet, novelist and civil right activist whose work defied description under a simple label, has died at the age of 86. Her great wisdom will live forever and will always inspire people in every generations.

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."

"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."

"Nothing will work unless you do."

" Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope."

"Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud."

" Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible."

" If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain."

"Whatever you want to do, if you want to be great at it, you have to love it and be able to make sacrifices for it. "

"We can learn to see each other and see ourselves in each other and recognize that human beings are more alike than we are unalike."

"I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver."

"There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing."

"The truth is, no one of us can be free until everybody is free."





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