The official Twitter account for Dr. Maya Angelou. Poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, civil-rights activist, producer and director.
“History, despite its wrenching pain cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage need not be lived again.” #MayaAngelou
“Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.” #MayaAngelou
"I'm convinced of this: Good done anywhere is good done everywhere. For a change, start by speaking to people rather than walking by them like they're stones that don't matter. As long as you're breathing, it's never too late to do some good." #MayaAngelou
"The caged bird sings with a fearful trill of things unknown but longed for still and his tune is heard on the distant hill for the caged bird sings of freedom." #MayaAngelou Continue to read "Caged Bird" and continue the pursuit of freedom.
"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 something back." #MayaAngelou
Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God.
When we decide to be happy we accept the responsibility to bring happiness to someone else. #happyacts
Today's #Google Doodle celebrates Dr. Maya Angelou's 90th birthday! Set to her poem #StillIRise , the video Doodle includes her own voice along with the voices of other individuals whose lives she has inspired. View the full experience here:
“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” #MayaAngelou
"So use that anger, yes. You write it. You paint it. You dance it. You march it. You vote it. You do everything about it. You talk it. Never stop talking it.” #MayaAngelou