Quotes by Maya Angelou

  • History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.

    Courage, Experience, History

  • If you don't like something, change it.If you can't change it change your attitude.

    Attitude, Change

  • If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.


  • Fortunately there is that about hope. It is never satisfied. It is met sometimes, but never satisfied.


  • Children’s talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.


  • There is nothing quite so tragic as young cynic, because it means that person as gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.