Maya Angelou

Country: United States
Date of Birth: Wednesday, 04 April, 1928
Category: Children

Maya Angelou, born Marguerite Annie Johnson, was an African-American author, poet, dancer, actress and singer. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning more than 50 years. She received dozens of awards and over fifty honorary degrees.[3] Angelou is best known for her series of seven autobiographies, which focus on her childhood and early adult experiences. The first, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969), tells of her life up to the age of seventeen and brought her international recognition and acclaim.
She died 28-May-2014. (Wikipedia)

Quotes by Maya Angelou

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I am concinved that most people do not grow up. We find parking places and honor our credit cards. We marry and dare to have children and call that growing up. I think what we do is mostly grow old. We carry accumulation of years in our bodies and on our faces, but generally our real selves, the children inside, are still innocent and shy as magnolias. General
Home is that youthful region where a child is the only real living inhabitant. Parents, siblings, and neighbors are mysterious apparitions who cam, go, and do strange unfathomable things in and around the childre, the region's only enfranchised citizen ... We may act sophistaced and worldly but I believe we feel safest when we go insude ourselves and find hom, a place where we belong and maybe the only place we really do. General
Of all the needs (there are none imaginary) a lonely child has, the one that must be satisfied, if there is going to be hope and a hope of wholeness, is the unshaking need for an unshakable God. My pretty Black brother was my Kingdom Come. General