Maya Angelou

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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.


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Quote Left If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform a million realities. Quote Right
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Quote Left See, you don't have to think about doing the right thing if you're for the right thing then you'll do it without thinking. Quote Right
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Quote Left In order to be profoundly dishonest, a person must have one of two qualities either he is unscrupulously ambitious, or he is unswervingly egocentric. Quote Right
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Quote Left All of childhood's unanswered questions must finally be passed back to the town and answered there. Heroes and bogey men, values and dislikes, are first encountered and labeled in that early environment. In later years they change faces, places and maybe races, tactics, intensities and goals, but beneath those penetrable masks they wear forever the stocking-capped faces of childhood. Quote Right
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Quote Left Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: I'm with you kid. Let's go. Quote Right
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