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Maya Angelou

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Comprehensive information about Maya Angelou including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Maya Angelou, born Marguerite Annie Johnson, was a Pulitzer Prize-winning African American poet. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 8 1928 and died in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on May 28, 2014. Angelou was also a dancer, an actress and a singer. This educational Maya Angelou resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage. Quote Right
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Quote Left My life has been one great big joke A dance that's walked A song that's spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke When I think about myself. Quote Right
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Quote Left A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. Quote Right
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Quote Left History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, however, if faced with courage, need not be lived again. Quote Right
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Quote Left Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives. Quote Right
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