• I believed that there was a God because I was told it by my grandmother and later by other adults. But when I found that I knew not only that there was God but that I was a child of God, when I understood that, when I comprehended that, more than that, when I internalized that, ingested that, I became courageous.

    "Maya Angelou discusses her faith, politics, courage ahead of LSU event next week". Interview with Chelsea Brasted, February 13, 2013.
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