More From Maya Angelou
- "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."
- "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."
- "If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die."
More In Famous
- "I’ve never had a desire to be famous. Lots of actors are actually extremely shy. I have shy areas."― Jeremy Northam
- "And my marriage was perfect when I wasn’t famous."― Damon Wayans
- "When I was in fourth grade… this wonderful teacher said you didn’t have to write a book report, you could just talk about the book, you could do a drawing of the book, you could write a play inspired by the book, and that’s what I did. I got to be so famous. I had to go around to every school and perform it. It was just so natural and fun."― Didi Conn