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Maya Angelou Poems | Quotes | Articles

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Maya Angelou poems, biography, quotes, examples of poetry, articles, essays and more. The best Maya Angelou resource with comprehensive poet information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's works and more.

Maya Angelou Biography...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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Angelou Quotes

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Quote Left As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them. 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 The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education. Quote Right
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Quote Left While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man. Quote Right
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Quote Left I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of water. Quote Right
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