For Africa to me… is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.
Dr. Maya Angelou, Author and poet
via Simply ordinary
Whether you believe that your impact is large or small, your actions exciting or mundane, your contributions of great or of little importance; know that someone is learning from you, being inspired by you, and even emulating you. Be encouraged and challenged to be your very best.
Author, Speaker, Consultant, Publisher of VISIONS Newsletter
The sharecropper may lower his eyes, but not because he’s less of a man. That’s just a condition of society that such things exist.
African-American author whose works have been taught in college classrooms and translated into many languages, including French, Spanish, German, Russian and Chinese. Four of his works have been made into television movies.