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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
Listen carefully to what country people call mother wit. In those homely sayings are couched the collective wisdom of generations.

R
There is a kind of strength that is almost frightening in black women. It's as if a steel rod runs right through the head down to the feet.
A
For Africa to me. . . is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.
N
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
K
Nobody, but nobody
Can make it out here alone.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
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R: Interview, "A Conversation with Maya Angelou," broadcast 21 Nov. 1973 (published in Conversations with Maya Angelou, 1989).
A: Quoted in: New York Times (16 April 1972).
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.
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