One of my favorite Maya Angelou Quotes

One of my favorite Maya Angelou Quotes

Feel free to share this Maya Angelou Poem!

It’s full of so many beautiful quotes – on a sentence by sentence basis.

I’ve listed Maya Angelou’s words separately down below as well.

maya angelou quotes

  • ‘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 even when I have pains, I don’t have to be one.’
  • 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 I still have a lot to learn…’
  • 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.’

           – poem by Maya Angelou

I’d love to hear your insights on the comment section below! What’s something which comes to your mind and heart when you read this Maya Angelou poem?  Be specific! Share your personal story or a personal happiness tool! I LOVE it when you share – because I love to find out about my community! Plus, many thousands of peeps read these essays – so, what you share could be a helpful inspiration for someone else! xo Karen

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Hi I’m Karen Salmansohn, founder of NotSalmon. My mission is to offer you easy-to-understand insights and tools to empower you to bloom into your happiest, highest potential self. I use playful analogies, feisty humor, and stylish graphics to distill big ideas – going as far back as ancient wisdom from Aristotle, Buddhism and Darwin to the latest research studies from Cognitive Therapy, Neuro Linquistic Programming, Neuroscience, Positive Psychology, Quantum Physics, Nutritional Studies – and then some.

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