I’m seventy-one now, so it’s hard to imagine a dramatic change.
I learned a long time ago the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side, be an advocate for myself and others like me.
When I was 12, I had a fondness for horror movies like the ‘Wolfman.’ The boy next door said I should read Poe.
Israel may have the right to put others on trial, but certainly no one has the right to put the Jewish people and the State of Israel on trial.
The only passion that guides me is for the truth… I look at everything from this point of view.
I don’t know how much longer I’ll be around. I’ll probably be writing when the Lord says, ‘Maya, Maya Angelou, it’s time.’
When I started working, I didn’t have a clue what I was doing, in that I was just wandering around, hoping that I could succeed. Then after I got a little under my belt, it took me about 25 years to feel like I knew what I was doing.
I was married a few times, and one of my husbands was jealous of me writing.
Expressions of disobedience naturally encourage terrorist organizations and motivate them to intensify their actions.
American decline is real, though the apocalyptic vision reflects the familiar ruling class perception that anything short of total control amounts to total disaster.