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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 We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated. Quote Right
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Quote Left Had I not had my grandmother, who dared to be my rainbow in the clouds, I would have been just another sexually abused barefoot black girl on the roads of Arkansas, Quote Right
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Quote Left We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. Quote Right
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Quote Left What we humans are is really a remarkable thing. How can you doubt that we will survive and mature? There may be a lot of wisdom in the old statement about looking on the world lovingly. If we can, perhaps the world will have time to resolve itself Quote Right
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Quote Left I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver. Quote Right
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