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 need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind."
- "At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice."
More In Courage
- "I think we do better as a country when we go step by step toward a goal, and the goal in this case should be reducing health care costs."― Lamar Alexander
- "The best thing to do is stare it in the face and move on. We have to face our fears and plow through. I think taking chances takes a lot more courage than staying stagnant and doing what’s safe and comfortable."― Terri Clark
- "You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor."― Aristotle