You might not know her name, but you surely have heard one of her many inspirational sayings. Maya Angelou was a famous American poet and novelist that is still quoted so much every single day. One of her most famous poems is probably ‘Phenomenal Woman’, a must-read for every single woman on earth.
She was loved by many and left a beautiful poetic legacy to this world. This talented woman was close friends with Oprah, performed at one of Bill Clinton’s inaugurations and was a very active civil rights activist.There are very few people in this world that can put this much wisdom in just a few sentences. She was a true power woman that inspired many people all over the world. Get some extra motivation this Sunday morning with 5 of our favourite life lessons and quotes from Maya Angelou:
“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.”
Probably the perfect Career Girl quote! Life will get hard for all of us from time to time, but it is your attitude that determines the outcome of everything!
“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.”
Alway be kind and positive!
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
Go out and tell your story! You will only frustrate yourself when you don’t share your talents, knowledge and wisdom.
“What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain.”
It is all about attitude! Change your mindset, situation, keep going and never complain.
“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you.”
Pick something you love and never let money be your only motivation. Always choose happiness over material things.
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