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35 Maya Angelou Quotes That Changed My Life

j.n. salters | Posted 07.30.2014 | Black Voices
j.n. salters

Seeing as the number three is said to represent creativity, joy, and inspiration, and five personal freedom and adventure, I offer you 35 Maya Angelou quotes that have changed my life.

Phenomenal: 12 Pearls of Wisdom From Maya Angelou

Tai Goodwin | Posted 07.29.2014 | Black Voices
Tai Goodwin

There's something humbly powerful in declaring who you are in a way that enlightens and elevates all women. That's something we desperately need in a culture where "photo-shopped" personas often overshadow the reality of who we are.

Maya Angelou's Most Inspirational Quotes

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 05.28.2014 | Black Voices

Celebrated author and poet Dr. Maya Angelou died Wednesday at the age of 86. Throughout her life, the award-winning novelist and civil rights acti...

15 Totally #Inspirational Instagram Quotes

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 05.27.2014 | Comedy

"Life's short. Be random. Staple something to your face." These are the kinds of uplifting words we all need to hear from our friends of friends o...

10 Of The Best Quotes On Fatherhood | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents

Being a dad is no joke. You're a teacher, a counselor, a coach, a financial adviser, a judge and jury, and a protector all at once. If you're already ...

Why Do We Need Posters to Tell Us How to Feel?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 07.16.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Retreat Into Zen?

Richard Koch | Posted 07.13.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

"I am infinitely saddened to find myself surrounded in the West by a sense of terrible loss of nerve, a retreat from knowledge into -- into what? Int...

My Mother's Inspiration

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.11.2014 | Women
Lev Raphael

When I was publishing literary short stories in the 1980s, my absurdly well-read, multilingual mother urged me more than once to write for a wider audience. She was right, though it took me a while to see that.

Your Favorite Guerrilla Chalkboard Artists Are Back

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.10.2014 | Arts

If you're of the mind that chalk -- those tiny writing instruments made of calcium carbonate -- are a tool only kindergarten teachers and their pupils...

8 Inspiring Author Quotes That Will Brighten Your Day

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.01.2014 | Books

Authors might not always be the cheeriest bunch -- heck, some of them even complain about the act of writing itself. But it'd be hard to disagree with...

10 Formerly Homeless People Who Used Rock Bottom As A Springboard To Greatness

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.28.2014 | Impact

These people defy the stereotype that homeless individuals are simply looking for a handout -- they've found a hand up and pulled themselves out of ha...

Everything I Ever Needed to Know I Learned From Huckleberry Finn and Hal Holbrook

Cindy Lovell | Posted 06.19.2014 | Arts
Cindy Lovell

I've been rereading Huckleberry Finn since I discovered it as the sequel to Tom Sawyer back in junior high school, getting more out of it with each encounter. Hearing Hal Holbrook last Friday inspired me to share a few keepers.

The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself

Jack Nadel | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Jack Nadel

When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his first inaugural address on March 4, 1933, he was advising an anxious nation that fear itself was the...

This Philosopher's Wisdom Will Help You Lead A Happy Life

James Clear | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Many historians believe that Aurelius practiced writing as a daily habit, regardless of the circumstances. Some of his most famous passages were written from outposts and battlefields as he sought to expand the Roman Empire.

Why Passion Matters, According To 15 Of The World's Most Inspiring People

: Inc. | Dave Kerpen | Posted 04.02.2014 | Small Business

I am passionate about social media. I'm passionate about helping small businesses. I'm passionate about playing with my wife and kids. I'm passionate ...

Virginia Woolf's Wisdom On The World Is Just The Inspiration You Need Today

Posted 03.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Through her books' pages, Virginia Woolf invited millions of readers to evaluate how they view dreaming, themselves and the world. Whether it's about ...

"When You Write the Story of Your Life, Don't Let Anyone Else Hold the Pen"

Gurbaksh Chahal | Posted 05.17.2014 | Good News
Gurbaksh Chahal

I love this quote. Its origin isn't known, but I first came across it in an iconic Harley Davidson ad. To me, the quote is meaningful in several diff...

The Simple Secret to a Happy Life

Gigi G. | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Gigi G.

So I have been offline for a bit because life has been speeding by. It's funny how life can sometimes do that. And then one day, in just one moment, s...

Life Can Be Unpredictable -- And That Can Be A Beautiful Thing

Posted 03.13.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Your Dreams Are Valid!

Ash Cash | Posted 05.05.2014 | Black Voices
Ash Cash

Everyday in some shape, form, or fashion, I was being told that I would be dead or in jail by the age of 25 and that my life didn't matter much. It wasn't until I started to look for approval from within, that life started to turn around.

Yagana Shah

11 Of The Smartest Things Anyone Ever Said About Getting Older | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.28.2014 | Fifty

We've heard so much about the horrors of aging, from the sudden onset of aches and pains to having senior moments. Plenty of myths about aging have be...

The Best Gift a Mentor Can Give: Words of Wisdom

Catherine Okafor | Posted 04.27.2014 | Women
Catherine Okafor

I have always saved the best advice and words of wisdom from my mentors in my mind and heart. It would be selfish of me to keep them to myself, so here are my favorite words of wisdom from my mentors.

15 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week

Posted 02.25.2014 | Teen

It's the start of a new week, which means it's time to shake off your weekend, take a deep breath and try to think positive, energizing thoughts. We c...

Will Quitting My Job Be a Mistake?

Matthew Trinetti | Posted 04.26.2014 | Business
Matthew Trinetti

So, what's it like in the real world? Well, the food is better, but beyond that, I don't recommend it. --Bill Watterson, Creator of Calvin & Hobbes co...

Tired Of Winter? Here's Why You Should Actually Be Savoring It

Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...