I had read a Tale of Two Cities and found it up to my standards as a romantic novel. She opened the first page and I heard poetry for the first time in my life...her voice slid in and curved down trough and over the words. She was nearly singing.
("I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings")
More Quotes from Maya Angelou:Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: "I'm with you kid. Let's go."
I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.
All God's children need traveling shoes.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.
Her passion was never spent in public display.
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Roger Andrew Taylor
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