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R.I.P. Maya Angelou: Here’s 10 of Her Many Quotes That You Should Live By

R.I.P. Maya Angelou: Here's 10 of Her Many Quotes That You Should Live By

The world might have lost Maya Angelou today, but her words will live on forever (even if one of the very quotes below suggests otherwise). Below are just 10 of the endless amount of powerful and inspiring words she offered us during her remarkable lifetime, all ones we should consider daily…

“Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.”

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.”

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”

“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.”

“I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.”

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”

“It’s one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.”

“Nothing will work unless you do.”

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.”

Rest in peace, Ms. Angelou

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