Watch Maya Angelou Explain How To Live a Truly Good Life

On courage, forgiveness, laughter, and more.

Getty Images / Michael Brennan
Getty Images / Michael Brennan

In honor of what would have been the poet and civil rights activist’s 90th birthday, here are some of her most inspirational words to thrive by. 

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People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.


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