15 Maya Angelou Quotes to Inspire Your Life


We’ve gathered 15 of Maya Angelou’s most powerful and insightful quotes, hoping that it injects a hearty dose of beauty and inspiration into your day. Enjoy!

1. I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

2. You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.

3. We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.

4. I’ve learned that whenever I decide something with an open heart, I usually make the right decision.

5. You can only become truly accomplished at something you love.

6. If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.

7. Maya Angelou quotes – change your attitude

8. We need much less than we think we need.

9. If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be good to me?

10. Without courage we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

11. I’ve learned that even when I have pains, I don’t have to be one.

12. Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.

13. If you’re always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.

14. Maya Angelou quotes – how amazing you can be

15. Seek patience and passion in equal amounts. Patience alone will not build the temple. Passion alone will destroy its walls.