More From Maya Angelou
- "Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."
- "The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance."
- "I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself."
More In Courage
- "The weak in courage is strong in cunning."― William Blake
- "Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?"― William Shakespeare
- "But steel bars have never yet kept out a mob; it takes something a good deal stronger: human courage backed up by the consciousness of being right."― Ray Stannard Baker