11 Maya Angelou Quotes About Women and Humanity

These Maya Angelou quotes about women and what true strength means are wise, empowering and an important lesson on humanity.

I am grateful to be a woman. I must have done something great in another life. - Maya Angelou

“I am grateful to be a woman. I must have done something great in another life.” – Maya Angelou

“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels.” – Maya Angelou

“When a person is going through hell, and she encounters someone who went through hellish hell and survived, then she can say, ‘Mine is not so bad as all that. She came through, and so can I.'” – Maya Angelou

“Encouragement to all women is – let us try to offer help before we have to offer therapy. That is to say, let’s see if we can’t prevent being ill by trying to offer a love of prevention before illness.” – Maya Angelou

“I’m interested in women’s health because I’m a woman. I’d be a darn fool not to be on my own side.” – Maya Angelou

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I am grateful to be a woman. I must have done something great in another life. - Maya Angelou

“I am grateful to be a woman. I must have done something great in another life.” – Maya Angelou

“No human being can be more human than another human being. I liberate you from my ignorance.” – Maya Angelou

“Find a beautiful piece of art. If you fall in love with Van Gogh or Matisse or John Oliver Killens, or if you fall love with the music of Coltrane, the music of Aretha Franklin, or the music of Chopin – find some beautiful art and admire it, and realize that that was created by human beings just like you, no more human, no less.” – Maya Angelou

“All information belongs to everybody all the time. It should be available. It should be accessible to the child, to the woman, to the man, to the old person, to the semiliterate, to the presidents of universities, to everyone. It should be open.” – Maya Angelou

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A wise woman wishes to be no one's enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone's victim. - Maya Angelou

“A wise woman wishes to be no one’s enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone’s victim.” – Maya Angelou

“Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise.” – Maya Angelou

“How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” – Maya Angelou

“The truth is, no one of us can be free until everybody is free.” – Maya Angelou

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