• 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, if I do that well enough, then I'll be able to look after someone else -- the children or the husband or the elderly. But I have to look after myself first. I know that some people think that's being selfish, I think that's being self-full.

    "Maya Angelou Opens Women’s Health And Wellness Center, Calls Disparities ‘Embarrassing’" by Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson, May 15, 2012.
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