Home >> Quotes & Sayings >>

Maya Angelou Quotes >>
(About Insult)

If growing up is painful for the Southern Black girl, being aware of her displacement is the rust on the razor that threatens the throat. It is an unnecessary insult.

("I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings")


More Quotes from Maya Angelou:


She comprehended the perversity of life, that in the struggle lies the joy.
Maya Angelou

If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.
Maya Angelou

Someone was hurt before you wronged before you beaten before you humiliated before you raped before you yet, someone SURVIVED
Maya Angelou

Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Maya Angelou

this is my life. it is my one time to be me. i want to experience every good thing.
Maya Angelou

Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Maya Angelou

Browse All: Maya Angelou Quotations

Buy Maya Angelou books and products @ Amazon



Readers Who Like This Quotation Also Like:


Based on Topics: Insult Quotes