Mom & Me & Mom Quotes by Maya Angelou
Top 10 Maya Angelou Quotes For Moms
There's a place in you that you must keep inviolate. You must keep it pristine. So that nobody has a right to curse you or treat you badly. You have to have a place where you say: 'Stop it. Back up. Don't you know I'm a child of God? To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.
At crucial junctions in her life, her mother, Vivian Baxter, was there for her. When Maya got beaten up to almost an inch of her life, her mother rescued her! Although her mother abandoned her as a child she made up for it when Maya became a young woman by telling her the things she needed to hear, and being a woman of such strength and passion that Maya became the Icon she was. Eleanor Roosevelt, Dr. Heals and liberates. I use the word, love, not meaning sentimentality, but a condition so strong that it may be that which holds the stars in their heavenly positions and that which causes the blood to flow orderly in our veins. I am not… When you go to school, the teacher will smile at you and you will smile back.
This morning I reread Maya Angelou's last book: Mom & Me & Mom. At crucial junctions in her life, her mother, Vivian Baxter, was there for her.
you re your own worst critic
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