Remembering Maya Angelou, 10 most memorable quotes


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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