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19 Maya Angelou Quotes About Courage, Success


1. "Whining lets the brute know there’s a victim for him in the neighborhood." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
Whining lets the brute know there’s a victim for him in the neighborhood. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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2. "I am not competing with anyone other than myself. I want to be excellent at whatever i do." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
I am not competing with anyone other than myself. I want to be excellent at whatever i do. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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3. "I’ve learned that whenever i decide something with an open heart, i usually make the right decision." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
I’ve learned that whenever i decide something with an open heart, i usually make the right decision. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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4. "Those who have something to say accept the fact that that’s lonely. One already knows that there will be adversaries." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
Those who have something to say accept the fact that that’s lonely. One already knows that there will be adversaries. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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5. "At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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6. "The only way you can be a mark is if you want something for nothing. If you’re greedy, you’re set up." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
The only way you can be a mark is if you want something for nothing. If you’re greedy, you’re set up. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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7. "You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them. (see also: 14 ways to be fearless, lifehack.org)" (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them. (see also: 14 ways to be fearless, lifehack.org) (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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8. "If i’m here, i’ll be trying to be a better human being, a better writer, a better friend and a better beloved." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
If i’m here, i’ll be trying to be a better human being, a better writer, a better friend and a better beloved. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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9. "Courage, i don’t think anybody is born with courage. I think you may be born with a flair to braggadocio, you know. That’s not courage." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
Courage, i don’t think anybody is born with courage. I think you may be born with a flair to braggadocio, you know. That’s not courage. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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10. "We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated. It may even be necessary to encounter the defeat, so that we can know who we are." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated. It may even be necessary to encounter the defeat, so that we can know who we are. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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11. "The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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12. "In order to win, we pay with energy and effort and discipline. If we lose, we pay in disappointment, discontent, and lack of fulfillment." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
In order to win, we pay with energy and effort and discipline. If we lose, we pay in disappointment, discontent, and lack of fulfillment. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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13. "If i am going to do the most difficult and frightening thing – dying – is it possible that i could do some difficult and impossible things that are good?" (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
If i am going to do the most difficult and frightening thing – dying – is it possible that i could do some difficult and impossible things that are good? (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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14. "You have to deal with what you encounter. But you must not be reduced. And so a way not to be reduced is don’t whine! Don’t let the incidents which take place in life bring you low." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
You have to deal with what you encounter. But you must not be reduced. And so a way not to be reduced is don’t whine! Don’t let the incidents which take place in life bring you low. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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15. "I did get knocked down flat in front of the whole world, and i rose. I didn’t run away – i rose right where i’d been knocked down. And then that’s how you get to know yourself." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
I did get knocked down flat in front of the whole world, and i rose. I didn’t run away – i rose right where i’d been knocked down. And then that’s how you get to know yourself. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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16. "I have enough of life in me to make somebody jealous enough to want to knock me down. I have so much courage in me that i have the effrontery, the incredible gall to stand up. That’s it. That’s how you get to know who you are." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
I have enough of life in me to make somebody jealous enough to want to knock me down. I have so much courage in me that i have the effrontery, the incredible gall to stand up. That’s it. That’s how you get to know who you are. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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17. "In the latter years of your life, your happiness and your self-esteem will be determined by the mountains you surmounted, the valleys you climbed out of, and the life and/or career that you forged for yourself." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
In the latter years of your life, your happiness and your self-esteem will be determined by the mountains you surmounted, the valleys you climbed out of, and the life and/or career that you forged for yourself. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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18. "If somebody is really trying to take your head off with a baseball bat – i don’t know how long you’re supposed to stand there and turn the other cheek, so he or she can get a better angle at taking your head off." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
If somebody is really trying to take your head off with a baseball bat – i don’t know how long you’re supposed to stand there and turn the other cheek, so he or she can get a better angle at taking your head off. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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19. "I think that each of us is so much alike, and yet at the same time we are so different, and i have a feeling that if you encountered difficulty, and i with my age encountered the same difficulty, i would respond one way, and you would respond another. Neither would be right or wrong. It’s just that each of us is courageous, and that’s what i encourage, courage, and the courage to see, and the courage to say to oneself what one has seen. Don’t be in denial." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet