|Dr. Maya Angelou Google Doodle|
Angelou reciting her poem "On the Pulse of Morning" at President Bill Clinton's inauguration, January 1993
- Born: April 4, 1928 St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
- Died: May 28, 2014 (aged 86) Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.
- Occupation: Writer, poet, civil rights activist
- Period: 1951–2014
- Notable works: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings "On the Pulse of Morning"
- Spouses: Tosh Angelos (m. 1951; div. 1954), Paul du Feu (m. 1974; div. 1983).
- Children: 1
- Website: www.mayaangelou.com
Dr. Maya Angelou Quotes
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
Nothing will work unless you do.
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.