Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. —Maya Angelou

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Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.

MAYA ANGELOU

Poet, dancer, producer, playwright, director, author

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Anonymous JANUARY 24, 2019
I first saw this as a new teacher at Mt. Vernon High School. I don't teach there anymore but I live by it everyday now.

Thatile from 0912 ramotse JULY 27, 2017
Great motivation

Debra Harris from West Memphis, AR JULY 7, 2017
Sweet & Simpl, Something Everyone Needs to Consider at One Point in their Lives.

Gazala Fernandez from Aurangabad JULY 6, 2017
Better than the Best

nevaeh from birmingham,al JANUARY 30, 2017
this makes so much sense


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If ever we walk in love's light. —G.B. Williams
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No legacy is so rich as honesty. —William Shakespeare
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety. —Felix Mendelssohn
A kind word is like a spring day. —Russian Proverb
The miracle is this: the more we share the more we have. —Leonard Nimoy
I have found that if you love life, life will love you back. —Arthur Rubinstein
When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. —Henri Nouwen
Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Almost everything--all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure--these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.  —Steve Jobs
What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have. —Oprah Winfrey
To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right. —Confucius
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul. —George M. Adams
I am not afraid. I was born to do this. —Joan of Arc
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