Maya Angelou QUOTES

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
If you’re always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.
I’ve learned that whenever I decide something with an open heart, I usually make the right decision.
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.
A wise woman wishes to be no one's enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone's victim.
It's one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.
If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.
Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
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.
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.
Be present in all things and thankful for all things.
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