100+ Maya Angelou Quotes - American poet & singer

Maya Angelou Quotes

You never get over the fear of writing.


We need Joy as we need air. We need Love as we need water. We need each other as we need the earth we share.


Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.


Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.


At the end of the day people won’t remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel.


We cannot change the past, but we can change our attitude toward it. Uproot guilt and plant forgiveness. Tear out arrogance and seed humility. Exchange love for hate – thereby, making the present comfortable and the future promising.


I’ve never had a dislike for men. I’ve been badly treated by some. But I’ve been loved greatly by some. I married a lot of them.


Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.


Open your eyes to the beauty around you, open your mind to the wonders of life, open your heart to those who love you, and always be true to yourself.


I know for sure that loves saves me and that it is here to save us all.


Whatever you want to do, if you want to be great at it, you have to love it and be able to make sacrifices for it.


You can’t forgive without loving. And I don’t mean sentimentality. I don’t mean mush. I mean having enough courage to stand up and say, ‘I forgive. I’m finished with it


First best is falling in love. Second best is being in love. Least good is falling out of love. But any of it is better than never having been in love.


In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.


I love living. I love that I’m alive to love my age. There are many people who went to bed just as I did yesterday evening and didn’t wake this morning. I love and feel very blessed that I did. I love, too, that I know a little more today than I did yesterday, or I simply know it more profoundly.


I’d like to have your arms around me. I’d like to hear your voice in my ear. But that’s not possible now, so I love you. Go.


We need much less than we think we need.


“Determine to live life with flair and laughter.”


You have to have courage to love somebody. Because you risk everything. Everything.


I am grateful to have been loved and to be loved now and to be able to love, because that liberates. Love liberates. It doesn’t just hold—that’s ego. Love liberates. It doesn’t bind. Love says, ‘I love you. I love you if you’re in China. I love you if you’re across town. I love you if you’re in Harlem. I love you. I would like to be near you.

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