More From Maya Angelou
- "The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind."
- "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."
- "As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them."
More In Attitude
- "Being black is not a matter of pigmentation – being black is a reflection of a mental attitude."― Steven Biko
- "Funny is an attitude."― Flip Wilson
- "My dad always said I was hard-headed, that it would take something like that to wake me up spiritually, and I guess it did. My heart had gotten so beat up that I didn’t have anything left to give."― Scott Stapp