50 years ago this week Martin Luther King gave his "I have a dream speech." Some feel that he has been replaced by the likes of "Reverends" Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton- Oy Vey- I can hear MLK rolling around in his grave.
Perhaps Maya Angelou's existence is giving MLK's soul solace.
Hold on mortals. Here we go-

There’s a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.
— Maya Angelou
There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.
— Maya Angelou
I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.
— Maya Angelou
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
— Maya Angelou
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
— Maya Angelou
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
— Maya Angelou
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
— Maya Angelou
If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.
— Maya Angelou
Some critics will write “Maya Angelou is a natural writer” - which is right after being a natural heart surgeon.
— Maya Angelou
Self-pity in its early stages is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable.
— Maya Angelou
The sadness of the women’s movement is that they don’t allow the necessity of love. See, I don’t personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.
— Maya Angelou
The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
— Walter Bagehot
A good speech is like a woman’s skirt; long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest.
— Winston Churchill