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Even The Stars Look Lonesome Even The Stars Look Lonesome by Maya Angelou
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“My mother raised me, and then freed me,”
Maya Angelou, Even The Stars Look Lonesome
“Be wary when a naked person offers you his shirt.”
Maya Angelou, Even The Stars Look Lonesome
“Many believe that they need company at any cost, and certainly if a thing is desired at any cost, it will be obtained at all costs. We need to remember and to teach our children that solitude can be a much-to-be-desired condition. Not only is it acceptable to be alone, at times it is positively to be wished for. It is in the interludes between being in company that we talk to ourselves. In the silence we listen to ourselves. Then we ask questions of ourselves. We describe ourselves, and in the quietude we may even hear the voice of God”
Maya Angelou, Even The Stars Look Lonesome
“The trouble for the thief is not how to steal the chief's bugle, but where to blow it,”
Maya Angelou, Even The Stars Look Lonesome
“She was born poor and powerless in a land where power is money and money is adored.
Born black in a land where might is white and white is adored.
Born female in a land where decisions are masculine and masculinity controls.”
Maya Angelou, Even The Stars Look Lonesome
“If it is true that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, isn't it also true a society is only as healthy as its sickest citizen and only as wealthy as its most deprived?”
Maya Angelou, Even The Stars Look Lonesome