• You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. Please remember that your difficulties do not define you. They simply strengthen your ability to overcome.
    You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. Please remember that your difficulties do not define you. They simply strengthen your ability to overcome.
    ~ Maya Angelou
  • Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
    Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
    ~ Maya Angelou
  • I've learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.
    I've learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.
    ~ Maya Angelou
  • Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.
    Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.
    ~ Maya Angelou
  • You will face many defeats in your life, but never let yourself be defeated.
    You will face many defeats in your life, but never let yourself be defeated.
    ~ Maya Angelou
  • The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
    The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
    ~ Maya Angelou
  • People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but will never forget how you made them feel.
    People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but will never forget how you made them feel.
    ~ Maya Angelou
  • Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it.
    Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it.
    ~ Maya Angelou
  • It's one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.
    It's one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.
    ~ Maya Angelou
  • Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
    Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
    ~ Maya Angelou