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All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes by Maya Angelou
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“The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.”
Maya Angelou, All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
“If the heart of Africa remained elusive, my search for it had brought me closer to understanding myself and other human beings. The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. It impels mighty ambitions and dangerous capers. We amass great fortunes at the cost of our souls, or risk our lives in drug dens from London’s Soho, to San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury. We shout in Baptist churches, wear yarmulkes and wigs and argue even the tiniest points in the Torah, or worship the sun and refuse to kill cows for the starving. Hoping that by doing these things, home will find us acceptable or failing that, that we will forget our awful yearning for it.”
Maya Angelou, All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
“Girl, you’re going to be all right. You haven’t forgotten the essentials. You know about defending yourself. All you have to do now is remember … sometimes you have to defend yourself from yourself.”
Maya Angelou, All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
“The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.”
Maya Angelou, All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
“we had been each other’s home and center for seventeen years. He could die if he wanted to and go off to wherever dead folks go, but I, I would be left without a home.”
Maya Angelou, All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
“I made bitterness into a wad and swallowed it.”
Maya Angelou, All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
“Prejudice is a burden which confuses the past, threatens the future, and renders the present inaccessible. I”
Maya Angelou, All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
“This is not their place. In time they will pass. Ghana was here when they came. When they go, Ghana will be here. They are like mice on an elephant’s back. They will pass.” In”
Maya Angelou, All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
“Don’t lose what you had to get something which just may not work.”
Maya Angelou, All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
“Misery is a faithful company keeper, and Comfort was dissolving under its attention.”
Maya Angelou, All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
“under my eye, but not my thumb.”
Maya Angelou, All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
“they had not come home, but had left one familiar place of painful memory for another strange place with none. The”
Maya Angelou, All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes

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