There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.
Quote by Maya Angelou
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The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
In order to be profoundly dishonest, a person must have one of two qualities either he is unscrupulously ambitious, or he is unswervingly egocentric.
The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
You may encounter defeats, but you must not be defeated.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
For Africa to me is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, however, if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.
I wasn't looking to get into TV. My family was in the movie business, so I was never interested in that world.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
God will never direct us to be prideful, arrogant and unforgiving, immoral or slothful or full of fear. We step into these things because we are insensitive to the leadership of the Holy Spirit within us.
The movies are the only business where you can go out front and applaud yourself.
A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person.
I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course.
The U. S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.
In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet.
Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console.
I have yet to see a drama that puts forward women who are successful and also have a family... they are nearly always seen as victims.