More From Maya Angelou
- "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."
- "At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice."
- "History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again."
More In Time
- "Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its shortness."― Jean de la Bruyere
- "Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don’t have time for all that."― George Carlin
- "Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now – always."― Albert Schweitzer