Maya Angelou was born in St Louis Missouri in 1928. She was a very popular author and poet. Her words of wisdom are enjoyed and shared by people from all over the world every day.

I have carefully chosen the following wonderful quotes that for me best sum up Maya Angelou’s philosophy on life, love and happiness.

 

 

If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.   – Maya Angelou

 

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

 

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.  – Maya Angelou

 

Whatever you want to do, if you want to be great at it, you have to love it and be able to make sacrifices for it.  – Maya Angelou

 

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.  – Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Quotes on Life, Love and Happiness

 

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.  – Maya Angelou

 

We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.   – Maya Angelou

 

Nothing succeeds like success. Get a little success, and then just get a little more.  – Maya Angelou

 

Nothing will work unless you do.  – Maya Angelou

 

I believe that every person is born with talent.  – Maya Angelou

 

Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.  – Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Quotes on Life, Love and Happiness

 

If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.  – Maya Angelou

 

We can learn to see each other and see ourselves in each other and recognize that human beings are more alike than we are unalike.  – Maya Angelou

 

All great achievements require time.  – Maya Angelou

 

Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.  – Maya Angelou

 

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.  – Maya Angelou

 

No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. – Maya Angelou

 

Success is loving life and daring to live it. – Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Quotes

 

Having courage does not mean that we are unafraid. Having courage and showing courage means we face our fears. – Maya Angelou

 

Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it. – Maya Angelou

 

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. – Maya Angelou

 

A person is the product of their dreams. So make sure to dream great dreams. And then try to live your dream. – Maya Angelou

 

Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. – Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Quotes on Life, Love and Happiness

 

Damien Thomas

I believe that personal development is an exciting lifelong process as well as a wonderful journey of self-discovery. It is my sincere wish that I can help people to believe in themselves, believe in their dreams, and most importantly, to take action to achieve the life of their dreams.