Maya Angelou’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Maya Angelou Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Maya Angelou, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Maya Angelou you will find my Ten favourites of Maya Angelou’s quotes. 

Popular Quotes

“When someone shows you who they are believe them; the first time.”
― Maya Angelou

 “I don’t trust people who don’t love themselves and tell me, ‘I love you.’ … There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.”
― Maya Angelou

“What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain.”
― Maya Angelou, Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now

 “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.”
― Maya Angelou

 “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”
― Maya Angelou

 “I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.”
― maya angelou

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”
― Maya Angelou

 “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.”
― Maya Angelou

“I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.”
― Maya Angelou

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
― Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

10 Famous Quotes by Author Maya Angelou

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Maya Angelou, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Maya Angelou.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Maya Angelou. 

One Final Bonus – Maya Angelou Quote 

“I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.

(Popular misquote of “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”)”

― Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter

Dave Peterson

Dave Peterson Passion for adventure and sharing his life long journey with as many others as possible. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." HENRY S. HASKINS

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