The best part of life is not just surviving, but thriving with passion and compassion and humor and style and generosity and kindness. —Maya Angelou

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The best part of life is not just surviving, but thriving with passion and compassion and humor and style and generosity and kindness.

MAYA ANGELOU

Poet, dancer, producer, playwright, director, author

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Darren from Sacramento, California NOVEMBER 25, 2017
Good values to live by

Sophie from Oregon NOVEMBER 13, 2017
I love this quote!

Anonymous NOVEMBER 8, 2017
I’m lucky to have 4 great sisters!!!❤️❤️❤️

Sandor from L.A. NOVEMBER 8, 2017
First passion. Than compassion. Lastly if all ducks are in order, or if ones house is clean enough ,, comes passion to be compassionate . That makes for a better world.

Evelyn from NV NOVEMBER 8, 2017
I love this one...saving it on my Pinterest board so I won't lose it


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