« Try to be a rainbow in Someone’s Cloud »- Maya Angelou.
Maya Angelou was a woman leader, who changed the world in many ways !
Maya angelou was awarded Presidential medal of Arts in 2000 and is the first woman given the presidential Medal of freedom highest civilian Honor in 2010, for her work against racism in America.
Her published books and powerful quotes are inspiring wisdom in our minds:
“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.”
“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.”
“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”
“It is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.”
“If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love.”
“Nothing will work unless you do.”
“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”
“Courage is the most important of all virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.”
“A wise woman wishes to be no one’s enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone’s victim.”
“I learned a long time ago the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side, be an advocate for myself and others like me.”