25 Powerful Insights From Maya Angelou That Will Change Your Life

Thought Catalog

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.
I do not trust people who don’t love themselves and yet tell me, ‘I love you.’ There is an…

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