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Best 25 Maya Angelou Self Love Quotes

Maya Angelou Self Love Quotes

This post contains some of the best Maya Angelou self-love quotes.

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Maya Angelou Self Love Quotes

1. “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” ― Maya Angelou

2. “Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!” ― Maya Angelou

3. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” ― Maya Angelou

4. “I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.” ― Maya Angelou

5. “I don’t trust people who don’t love themselves and tell me, ‘I love you.’ … There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.” ― Maya Angelou

6. “If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be good to me?” ― Maya Angelou

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7. “It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” ― Maya Angelou

8. “I’ve learned that even when I have pains, I don’t have to be one.” ― Maya Angelou

9. “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” ― Maya Angelou

10. “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” ― Maya Angelou

11. “Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.” ― Maya Angelou

12. “Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” ― Maya Angelou

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13. “Stepping onto a brand-new path is difficult, but not more difficult than remaining in a situation, which is not nurturing to the whole woman.” ― Maya Angelou

14. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” ― Maya Angelou

15. “Surviving is important. Thriving is elegant.” ― Maya Angelou

16. “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ― Maya Angelou

17. “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” ― Maya Angelou

18. “You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.” ― Maya Angelou

19. “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” ― Maya Angelou

20. “If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” ― Maya Angelou

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21. “A woman who is convinced that she deserves to accept only the best challenges herself to give the best. Then she is living phenomenally.” ― Maya Angelou

22. “Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.” ― Maya Angelou

23. “Live as though life was created for you.” ― Maya Angelou

24. “The main thing in one’s own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry.” ― Maya Angelou

25. “My wish for you is that you continue. Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness. Continue to allow humor to lighten the burden of your tender heart.” ― Maya Angelou

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