Inspirational Quotes From Literary Legend Maya Angelou(1928-2014)

The inspiring quotes of the celebrated African American author and poet Maya Angelou.

Maya Angelou speaking at a rally for Barack Obama, 2008. Source: Wikimedia.org1. “I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage and tangled Christmas tree lights.”

2. “You shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.”

3. “Nothing will work unless you do.”

4. “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

5. “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”

6. “I’ve learned that making a ‘living’ is not the same thing as making a ‘life.’”

7. “Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.”

8. “Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.”

9. “To grow up is to stop putting blame on parents.”

10. “You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you.”


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From May 15, 2014 you will no longer be able to run polls within LinkedIn groups for any kind of survey. All old polls will be removed will no longer be accessable.

Members are encouraged to post their survey questions within groups and other members are expected to respond.

LinkedIn explains:

You can continue to engage with fellow members by posting a question to get the group’s response or sharing an update or participating in conversations directly on the LinkedIn homepage.

LinkedIn Polls in Groups will be retired on May 15, 2014.

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