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Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God.
- Maya Angelou
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From Tweet, May 23, 2014

Just like hopes springing high, Still I’ll rise.
- Maya Angelou

“If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.”
- Maya Angelou

When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
- Maya Angelou

Make Them Feel Good

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QUOTE CARD: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
-Maya Angelou

The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems.
-Rumi

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
- Khalil Gibran

The Essential Rumi

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BOOK: The Essential Rumi, translations by Coleman Barks with John Moyne – The 13th-century Persian mystic Jelaluddin Rumi is undoubtedly one of the most magical poets in history. This collection covers poems about everything from bewilderment, emptiness, and silence to flirtation, elegance, and majesty.