Posts Tagged 'Maya Angelou'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 03/01/18

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If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.”   —   Maya Angelou

(Kind of a strange coincidence that today’s Jumble and Cryptoquote deal with the word “heart”.  But, maybe they should try going with M. Angelou, from time to time.  I’d kind of settled on the S being the E, but when I saw the author’s name layout I knew instantly that it was Ms. Angelou.  Took away all the fun, for me.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 02/09/18

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Pick up the battle and make it a better world just where you are.  It can be better, but it’s up to us.”   —   Maya Angelou

(Kind of a spin on:  “Think globally, act locally”.  Don’t think that you’re too small and unimportant to make a difference.  All of our collective actions can better the world.  So, keep doing good, folks!)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/11/17

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I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.”   —   Maya Angelou

(Yeah.  Don’t play the martyr, and try to take on everybody’s problems.  You just can’t do it.  Your friends and relatives will just become overly dependent on you, and you will just make yourself sick and drive yourself nuts!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/10/17

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My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”   —   Maya Angelou

(I kind of cheated on this today.  I usually try to stay away from the author, but it caught my eye today.  And, I couldn’t un-see it!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 04/10/17

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Do the best you can until you know better.  Then when you know better, do better.”   —   Maya Angelou

(Maya Angelou has worked her way up to being a major player in the Cryptoquote world!  Mark Twain is #1, and Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson and Abraham Lincoln seem to be tied for #2.  Maya is right up there with George Bernard Shaw and Albert Einstein!  I’m not THE biggest Maya Angelou fan, but I dig her positivity!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/28/16

Maya Angelou at the Discovery 2000 conference.

Maya Angelou at the Discovery 2000 conference. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

For a change, start by speaking to people rather than walking by them like they’re stones that don’t matter.”   —   Maya Angelou

(Yeah, baby!  At a bare minimum give them a quick:  S’up?  All most people really want is some kind of acknowledgement that you’re not just walking past a stone.  If you’re not just passing by, listen for an answer.  And, smile.  Make someone’s day.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 06/24/16

The Carolina Theater, Greensboro, North Caroli...

The Carolina Theater, Greensboro, North Carolina, September, 2008 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I’m convinced of this:  Good done anywhere is good done everywhere.”   —   Maya Angelou

(But, I think we all need to do as much good as possible.  If only to offset the bad that too many unhappy, negative people do.  So, as usual, be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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