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Maya Angelou
(1928-____) born on
Apr 4
US actress, author. She wrote autobiographical best-sellers including "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," 1970.
         
   
F
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.

R
If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.
A
Talent is like electricity. We don't understand electricity. We use it. You can plug into it and light up a lamp, keep a heart pump going, light a cathedral, or you can electrocute a person with it.
N
The thorn from the bush one has planted, nourished and pruned pricks more deeply and draws more blood.
K
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," 1970.
R: "The Heart of a Woman," 1981.
A: In "Black Women Writers at Work, ed. C. Tate, 1983.
N: "All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes."
K: "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," 1970.
   


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