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

COMMENTS


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


Men succeed when they realize that their failures are the preparation for their victories. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
At the end of the day, tell yourself gently: 'I love you, you did the best you could today, and even if you didn't accomplish all you had planned, I love you anyway.' —Anonymous
Carry out a random act of kindness with no expectation of reward. —Princess Diana
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. —Benjamin Franklin
Now, feel. I am thee and thou art me and all of one is the other. And feel now. Thou hast no heart but mine. —Ernest Hemingway
Your body is the harp of your soul and it is yours to bring forth sweet music from it or confused sounds. —Kahlil Gilbran
You're only responsible for being honest, not for someone else's reaction to your honesty. —Kelli Jae Baeli
Family is not an important thing. It's everything. —Michael J. Fox
A laugh is a smile that bursts. —Mary H. Waldrip
Do the things you used to talk about doing but never did. Know when to let go and when to hold on tight. Stop rushing. Don't be intimidated to say it like it is. Stop apologizing all the time. Learn to say no, so your yes has some oomph. Spend time with the friends who lift you up, and cut loose the ones who bring you down. Stop giving your power away. Be more concerned with being interested than being interesting. Be old enough to appreciate your freedom, and young enough to enjoy it. Finally, know who you are. —Kristin Armstrong
You just can't beat the person who never gives up. —Babe Ruth
We are made to persist. That's how we find out who we are. —Tobias Wolff
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible. —Deepak K. Chopra
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear. —James Neil Hollingworth
The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price. —Vince Lombardi
I didn't lose the gold. I won the silver. —Michelle Kwan

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