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Maya Angelou on Writing

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“When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young.”

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“The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.”
“Each time I write a book, every time I face that yellow pad, the challenge is so great. I have written eleven books, but each time I think, ‘Uh oh, they’re going to find out now. I’ve run a game on everybody and they’re going to find me out.”
“I believe that the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity is daring to dare.”
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