Lessons from Maya Angelou


One of my favourite poet/writer is Maya Angelou. I have learned so much and have found such wisdom in her words.

‘I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.’

‘I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.’

‘I’ve learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you’ll miss them when they’re gone from your life.’

‘I’ve learned that making a ‘living’ is not the same thing as ‘making a life.’

‘I’ve learned that life sometimes gives you a second chance.’

‘I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw some things back…’

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

‘I’ve learned that every day you should reach out and touch someone. People love a warm hug, or just a friendly pat on the back…’

‘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.’

‘I’ve learned that I still have a lot to learn…’

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2 comments on “Lessons from Maya Angelou

  1. Hi Andria ~ I was wondering if you knew where I could find Maya talking about her personal relationship with Christ and her theology? Thanks!

  2. hello there mz.andria. Im ujana:)..can you please contact me n my email address i would really look forward and talk to u!!.. uianaa@hotmail.com please email me i will deff..write you back..thank you ..and may God bless u too:)..im from kosovo by the way”) would love to talk 2 you ..

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