Quote of the Day: Maya Angelou

by Nov 6, 2017

Each of us has lived through some devastation, some loneliness, some weather superstorm or spiritual superstorm. When we look at each other we must say, I understand. I understand how you feel because I have been there myself. We must support each other because each of us is more alike than we are unalike.

-Maya Angelou

Empathy and understanding are critical yet often hard to find traits in an individual. When you try to see things from another’s perspective and relate to how you imagine they feel, it’s easier to understand where they’re coming from, why they act the way they are, and how to best support them. As Angelou said, we are much more alike than unalike.

 

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