Without courage we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest .Maya AngelouAs quoted in USA Today (5 March 1988)Variant:Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.As quoted in Diversity : Leaders Not Labels (2006) by Stedman Graham, p. 224
Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.Maya AngelouWouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now (1993, pg. 12).
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.Maya AngelouAs quoted in Worth Repeating: More Than 5,000 Classic and Contemporary Quotes (2003) by Bob Kelly, p. 263
You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.Maya AngelouAs quoted in Conversations with Maya Angelou (1989) by Jeffrey M. Elliot
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