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Remembering Maya Angelou, 10 most memorable quotes

MAYA ANGELOU

Today fans of Maya Angelou are remembering the renowned poet with her most memorable quotes.

Some of Ms. Angelou’s most memorable quotes include:

  • “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.”
  • “Nothing will work unless you do.”
  • “Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.”
  • “My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.”
  • “When people show you who they are, believe them.”
  • “Try to be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.”
  • “When you know better, you do better.”
  • “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”
  • “I know that when I pray, something wonderful happens.  Not just to the persons for whom I’m praying, but also something wonderful happens to me.  I’m grateful that I’m heard.”
  •  “If you don’t like something, change it.  If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”

MORE: Poet, author, activist Dr. Maya Angelou dies at 86.

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