Maya Angelou Quotes (130 quotes)
“We, unaccustomed to courage
exiles from delight
live coiled in shells of loneliness
until love leaves its high holy temple
and comes into our sight
to liberate us into life.”
A Brave and Startling Truth (1995)
The Collected Autobiographies of Maya Angelou (2012 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780307432056
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Born: April 4, 1928
Died: May 28, 2014 (aged 86)
Occupation: Poet, dancer, playwright, author, actress, professor
Bio: Maya Angelou was an American author and poet. She has published six autobiographies, five books of essays, several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning more than fifty years. She has received dozens of awards and over thirty honorary doctoral degrees.