Maya Angelou quotes

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There is a kind of strength that is almost frightening in black women. It's as if a steel rod runs right through the head down to ...
The white American man makes the white American woman maybe not superfluous but just a little kind of decoration. Not really impor ...
Strictly speaking, one cannot legislate love, but what one can do is legislate fairness and justice. If legislation does not prohi ...
...there is a difference between being convinced and being stubborn. I'm not certain what the difference is, but I do know that if ...
...talent is like electricity. We don't understand electricity. We use it.
The caged bird sings
with a fearful trill
...
We had won. Pimps got out of their polished cars and walked the streets of San Francisco only a little uneasy at the unusual exerc ...
I thought if war did not include killing, I'd like to see one every year.
Self-pity in its early stage is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable.
Stories of law violations are weighed on a different set of scales in the Black mind than in the white. Petty crimes embarrass the ...
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