40 Maya Angelou Quotes On Success, Love & Life To Get Inspire

Inspiration comes with words!

Anjali Sheokand

9 months ago|9 min read


Success - What everyone runs after, Love - What every second person wants, and Life - What every individual always wants more.

The above are the three most important things every human being craves for, i.e, love, success, and life. Getting someone to inspire and motivate you about this is just like icing on the cake. 

Maya Angelou inspired many and she is still inspiring many and will keep inspiring a million of the population with her quotes.

Have you checked out Maya Angelou's quotes and got inspired yet? No? Then check them out here in this article and get inspired with her quotes and bring a boost to your life.

1. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”

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Success is about what you like and what you do to get it and make it a part of your life.

2. “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”

Some stories are best when they are not out to the world.

3. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

Your words fade away with time, so do your efforts in a person's life. But they will never forget how you made them feel when they wanted to feel special in an ordinary way.

4. “You can only become truly accomplished at something you love.”

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Your soul always achieves and gets what it loves. So always go after what you love, be it a thing or person in life.

5. “Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud.” 

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Always try to become someone's reason for happiness in a simple way. One of the best Maya Angelou Quotes.

6. "I’ve learned that whenever I decide something with an open heart, I usually make the right decision."

When your heart has doubts about something it's not the thing that is good for you or it's the right choice for you.

7. "If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude."

Sometimes we can't change everything in life so we have to change our attitude towards it.

8. "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."

Life is with every individual breathing be it trees or animals or humans. But being human, rather than just surviving, takes some effort for good deeds.

9. "We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty."

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Every beauty comes with difficulty. But we always praise it rather than getting inspired by it.

10. "You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have."

Creativity doesn't have limits. So use it as much as you want guys.

11. "You may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted lines. You may trod me in the very dirt, but still, like dust, I'll rise."

Haters will always have something bad to say about you. But you always have to learn to rise in those rumors.

12. "Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope."

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Love is the best feeling when a person experiences it and love doesn't see anything when it happens.

13. "Nothing will work unless you do."

Nothing is nothing, so we have to do something to make something happen.

14. "If you're always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be."

When you are always in your comfort zone, you will never be able to see other sides of yours.

15. "Live as though life was created for you."

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We can be the creator of our life like a writer of a novel. 

16. "Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time."

Love is not wrong when it doesn't work for you, it's the person. So don't stop loving guys.

17. "If you have only one smile, you give it to the people you love."

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This Maya Angelou quote tells us to give special things to some loved ones.

18. “I've learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life goes on, and it will be better tomorrow.”

If you're having a bad day, read this quote and be motivated.

19. “Whatever you want to do, if you want to be great at it, you have to love it and be able to make sacrifices for it.”

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When you do something with love, it has an additional charm in it.

20. “Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.”

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Love is magic and magic and happens to anyone also anywhere.

21. “In the flush of love’s light, we dare be brave. And suddenly we see that love costs all we are, and will ever be. Yet it is only love which sets us free.”

Love is a rollercoaster ride and it brings the unexpected person within us within time.

22. “If we lose love and self-respect for each other, this is how we finally die.”

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We are not always dead when we stop breathing. Sometimes we die while breathing also.

23. “I know for sure that love saves me and that it is here to save us all.”

Love can be a savior for most of us. 

24. “My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.” 

Do get inspired with this Maya Angelou quote as I got inspired by it.

25. "You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them."

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Events in life aren't in our hands but the reaction to them is surely in our hands.

26. "We need much less than we think we need."

Sometimes our wants also seem like the need in our life.

27. "If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be good to me?"

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Self-love is important, is what this Maya Angelou quote tells us.

28. "Seek patience and passion in equal amounts. Patience alone will not build the temple. Passion alone will not destroy its walls."

Sometimes things don't work with a single feeling, it needs a combination to work.

29. "Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option."

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Important! Add a person on the priority list when you're on their priority list.

30. "A wise woman wishes to be no one's enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone's victim."

It's every woman's choice to never be a victim as well as the enemy.

31. "Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take but by the moments that take your breath away."

Moments make up life, so live every moment of your life.

32. "Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet."

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Hate is like fire which burns doesn't repair things.

33. "Determined to live life with flair and laughter."

Laughter is the best medicine. So make it a determination.

34. "When you know better, you do better."

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When you know something well, you can definitely do it better than an unknown person.

35. "I've learned that making a 'living' is not the same thing as making a 'life'".

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Life and living have a vast differences. Learn it before it's late.

36. "All great achievements require time."

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Without time and patience, nothing is possible.

37. "The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise."

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Star is like gold and the heart is like a diamond. So people going after diamonds are also diamonds.

38. "I got my back"

No one in the world but you inspires and motivates yourself.

39. "We are only as blind as we want to be."

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We're blind only when we believe in it without any knowledge.

40. "If you get, give. If you learn, teach."

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If you get or have something, share it with others. When you learn something, teach others to share the knowledge.

Guys hope you like the above article and get inspired by the above Maya Angelou quotes. Comment down your favorite quote. 

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