You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it. —Maya Angelou

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You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.

MAYA ANGELOU

Poet, dancer, producer, playwright, director, author

COMMENTS


Edward Mademaga Ogunu from Arua city Uganda  JULY 4, 2017
This is an awesome statement for one to never give up, surrender no matter the challenges one may encounter. People who quit are never winners.

Denise from Stafos DECEMBER 7, 2015
When we suffer defeat we must use it to reflect what changes we are willing to make in ourselves and our lives. It could also be life changing events that are guiding us into our true calling.

karen from colorado springs NOVEMBER 6, 2015
yes indeed


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