Hoping for the best, prepared for the worst, and unsurprised by anything in between.
("I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings")
More Quotes from Maya Angelou:I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass.
Some of us are timid. We think we have something to lose so we don't try for that next hill.
Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise.
It's a bleak morning for me and for many people and yet it's a great morning because we have a chance to look at her and see what she did and who she was. It's bleak because I can't - many of us can't hear her sweet voice but it's great because she did live, and she was ours. I mean African-Americans and white Americans and Asians, Spanish-speaking - she belonged to us and that's a great thing.
The sadness of the women's movement is that they don't allow the necessity of love. See, I don't personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.
Just as hope rings through laughter, it can also shine through tears.
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