Tag Archives: Maya Angelou

Ceaseless Creativity

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”   Maya Angelou What an uplifting thought, isn’t it? It’s so easy and even ordinary to think of creativity as a limited resource, something that we can use … Continue reading

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“Ongoing Adventure”

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com “Because of routine, we forget that life is an ongoing adventure.”   Maya Angelou How true this is! Routines can ground us, but they can also drown us, making us forget that there are … Continue reading

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Maya Motivates

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” Maya Angelou Since today is the glorious Maya Angelou’s birthday, I feel called to share more words of wisdom from the beloved author of I Know Why … Continue reading

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Worth Having

“Nothing ever comes to one that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.”   Booker T. Washington “Nothing will work unless you do.”    Maya Angelou Over the weekend, I saw a long line of shiny yellow school buses … Continue reading

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Creativity Creates

“Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.”   Sarah Bernhardt “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”   Maya Angelou What inspiring invitations! Sarah and Maya surely knew … Continue reading

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Poetry Play

“Poetry is the music of the soul.”     Voltaire April showers bring May flowers, surely something joyous and uplifting to celebrate. The month of April also offers another delight: National Poetry Month, the largest literary celebration in the world. Coast … Continue reading

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Maya Amazes

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” Maya Angelou Seeing this wonderful classic quote emblazoned on a chalk board at one of my favorite local hangouts prompted me to share more words of wisdom … Continue reading

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Everywhere, Inspiration!

While wandering hither and yon recently, I’ve happened upon a cornucopia of wonderful thoughts and sayings I wanted to share to uplift and energize us all: From local shops in Montclair, New Jersey and Middlebury, Vermont: “Play is the highest … Continue reading

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Be Stronger

“A word after a word after a word is power.”  Margaret Atwood “Nothing works unless you do.”  Maya Angelou We’ve all been there, probably many times. It’s hard at times not to feel overwhelmed by the challenges of finishing a … Continue reading

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Daily Rhythms

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle Here’s something I just learned: Franz Kafka, surely one of the most inventive writers of the 20th century, was actually a lawyer. He spent … Continue reading

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