19 Maya Angelou Quotes About ‘Doing Right’, Justice, Respect, Truth - Strong Love Quotes

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19 Maya Angelou Quotes About ‘Doing Right’, Justice, Respect, Truth


1. "There’s a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
There’s a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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2. "The truth is, right may not be expedient. It may not be profitable, but it will satisfy your soul." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
The truth is, right may not be expedient. It may not be profitable, but it will satisfy your soul. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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3. "While the rest of the world has been improving technology, ghana has been improving the quality of man’s humanity to man." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, ghana has been improving the quality of man’s humanity to man. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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4. "My equipment tends to be that of a social humanitarian and a poet, which i suppose is the same thing, and i tend to watch how people are." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
My equipment tends to be that of a social humanitarian and a poet, which i suppose is the same thing, and i tend to watch how people are. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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5. "This is what i am learning, at 82 years old: the main thing is to be in love with the search for truth." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
This is what i am learning, at 82 years old: the main thing is to be in love with the search for truth. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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6. "I like to speak on matters which matter to human beings, and almost everything matters to human beings." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
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7. "The root cause of all the problems we have in the world today is ignorance of course. But most, polarization." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
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8. "Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
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9. "Let’s tell the truth to people. When people ask, ‘how are you?’ have the nerve sometimes to answer truthfully." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
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10. "My heart is so heavy when i see the reality of the indian reservation and as an american, i know i am, too, responsible." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
My heart is so heavy when i see the reality of the indian reservation and as an american, i know i am, too, responsible. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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11. "People trying to separate people rather than bring us together… please. You don’t just see it in america. It’s all over the world." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
People trying to separate people rather than bring us together… please. You don’t just see it in america. It’s all over the world. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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12. "We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
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13. "I believe what i have to say is important, and i believe the people coming to hear me are important, and so the occasion of itself alone has an importance, which forces me to stare down my nerves." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
I believe what i have to say is important, and i believe the people coming to hear me are important, and so the occasion of itself alone has an importance, which forces me to stare down my nerves. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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14. "It is better to control oneself, if one can, and not hit back. But on certain occasions, it is imperative to defend oneself. I don’t think it’s fair to ask anybody not to defend herself or himself." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
It is better to control oneself, if one can, and not hit back. But on certain occasions, it is imperative to defend oneself. I don’t think it’s fair to ask anybody not to defend herself or himself. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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15. "I wish that we could look into each other’s faces, in each other’s eyes, and see our own selves. I hope that the children have not been so scarred by their upbringing that they only think fear when they see someone else who looks separate from them." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet
I wish that we could look into each other’s faces, in each other’s eyes, and see our own selves. I hope that the children have not been so scarred by their upbringing that they only think fear when they see someone else who looks separate from them. (Maya Angelou);  #MayaAngelouQuotes
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16. "The truth is very important. No matter how negative it is, it is imperative that you learn the truth, not necessarily the facts. I mean, that, that can come, but facts can stand in front of the truth and almost obscure the truth. It is imperative that students learn the truth of our history." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet

17. "In the 16th century, niccolò machiavelli – in an attempt to get back in the good graces of the powerful – wrote a slim volume called the prince. In that book he showed the powers that be how to control the people. That book is a statement: separate and rule, divide and conquer. That’s five hundred years ago and it still works, because we allow ourselves to be lead around with holes through our noses." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet

18. "I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of water." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet

19. "I pray for humility because that comes from inside out. And what humility does for one, is it reminds us that there are people before me. I have already been paid for. And what i need to do is prepare myself so that i can pay for someone else who has yet to come, but who may be here and needs me." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet