There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside of you.
Quote by Maya Angelou
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Maya Angelou Quotes
Without courage you cannot practice any of the other virtues.
When you learn, teach. When you get, give.
You may encounter defeats, but you must not be defeated.
The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind.
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 have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.
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.
If someone tells you who they are, believe them.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
I think at some stage, I would love to have another child. I would love to settle into a relationship that was really important to me. I actually am not good at the balance at that.
Sydney in the 1960s wasn't the exuberant multicultural metropolis it is today. Out in the city's western reaches, days passed in a sun-struck stupor. In the evenings, families gathered on their verandas waiting for the 'southerly buster' - the thunderstorm that would break the heat and leave the air cool enough to allow sleep.
The Declaration of Independence was always our vision of who we wanted to be, our ideal of freedom and justice, how we were going to be different, and what the American experiment was going to be about.
You cannot simply put something new into a place. You have to absorb what you see around you, what exists on the land, and then use that knowledge along with contemporary thinking to interpret what you see.
The political system is broken, the economy is broken and so is society. That is why people are so depressed about the state of our country.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.
I went back to work because someone had to pay for the groceries.
The fact was I had the vision... I think everyone has... what we lack is the method.
The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.
No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.