Wise words from Maya Angelou.


Remember this because it will happen many times in your life. When people show you who they are the first time believe them. Not the 29th. time. When a man doesn’t call you back the first time, when you are mistreated the first time, when someone shows you lack of integrity or dishonesty the first time, know that this will be followed many many other times, that will some point in life come back to haunt or hurt you. Live your life in truth. Don’t pretend to be someone your not. You will survive anything if you live your life from the point of view of truth.
~Maya Angelou

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3 Comments

  1. Thank you Brigitte.. that’s sensible advice..I’ll be careful this time & use my head & heart together 🙏🏼<3 🤗
    Kind regards
    💔

  2. True. One who uses his friends as medium to talk to me and question me personally​. Ask all questions he wants to know playing safe so finally he appears not involved. How like fool I trust him every time he fools me again every time. I have become a doll for him to play. I needed to know the first time he left me that men are men, be it even Ram…

  3. What is pretending to be someone you’re not? This quote is terrible, the ultimate narcissistic perspective on life. If the only “truth” you can come up with is what’s currently in your head, you can’t learn, you can’t grow, and you can’t function with other people. Not a positive perspective. For example, saying this quote to a serial rapist or a pedophile would not result in anything good.

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