10 Quotes by Maya Angelou you didn't know you needed today

Today is the birthday of legendary author and activist, Maya Angelou. For those who have not read any of her books, you're definitely missing a lot in your life. So in line with the iconic femme fatale's birthday, we have collected some of her best quotes that can help you with whatever you're dealing right now:

"Nothing can dim the light that shines from within." - Maya Angelou

"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." - Maya Angelou

"Just like moons and like suns, 

 With the certainty of tides. 

Just like hopes springing high, 

Still I'll rise." 

Still I Rise, Maya Angelou

"If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be." - Maya Angelou

"Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it." - Maya Angelou

"My wish for you is that you continue. Continue to be who you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness." - Maya Angelou

"We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color." - Maya Angelou


"Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better." - Maya Angelou


"You may shoot me with your words, 

You may cut me with your eyes, 

You may kill me with your hatefulness, 

But still, like air, I'll rise." 

Still I Rise, Maya Angelou

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"You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated." - Maya Angelou

What's your favorite quote by Maya Angelou?