There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
Quote by Maya Angelou
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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 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.
When you learn, teach. When you get, give.
In order to be profoundly dishonest, a person must have one of two qualities either he is unscrupulously ambitious, or he is unswervingly egocentric.
There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside of you.
I am the woman I grew to be partly in spite of my mother, and partly because of the extraordinary love of her best friends, and my own best friends' mothers, and from surrogates, many of whom were not women at all but gay men. I have loved them my entire life, even after their passing.
I have found little that is 'good' about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. That is something that you cannot say aloud, or perhaps even think.
Perhaps life is just that... a dream and a fear.
People see I am a mother and head of a household. Today in Chile, one-third of households are run by women. They wake up, take the children to school, go to work. To them I am hope.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
All humanity is passion without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
A good thing to remember is somebody's got it a lot worse than we do.
We are always on the anvil by trials God is shaping us for higher things.