"When I look at them [her family], I'm flooded with gratitude, and with the responsibility myself to be a rainbow. I think we need to tell the children - look in the family, look in the group first, look in the church first, look in the temple - look for someone who will encourage them to be more like themselves."

Maya Angelou quoted in "Maya Angelou's Rainbows" by Lori Rohlk, Editor, Women's Web Magazine. July 1996.