Maya Angelou Quotes

Maya Angelou (/ˈændʒəloʊ/ ( listen); born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. She received dozens of awards and more than 50 honorary degrees. Angelou is best known for her series of seven autobiographies, which focus on her childhood and early adult experiences. The first, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969), tells of her life up to the age of 17 and brought her international recognition and acclaim. ...more
Birth: April 04, 1928 - Death: May 28, 2014

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

- Maya Angelou

There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.

- Maya Angelou

This is a wonderful day, I have never seen this one before.

- Maya Angelou

Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!

I sustain myself with the love of family.

All great achievements require time.

Nothing will work unless you do.