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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
All of childhood's unanswered questions must finally be passed back to the town and answered there. Heroes and bogey men, values and dislikes, are first encountered and labeled in that early environment.

R
Life loves the liver of it.
A
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
N
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
K
Black women have not historically stood in the pulpit, but that doesn't undermine the fact that they built the churches and maintain the pulpits.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, ch. 4 (1969), said of one's hometown.
R: "The Black Scholar Interviews Maya Angelou," Jan -Feb 1977.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K:
   


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