Born or killed on April 4: may the memory of Ms. Maya Angelou and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. be eternal

Ms. Maya Angelou, an inspiring American poet, storyteller, civil right activist, and autobiographer, was born on April 4, 1928 (

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. an exceptional Baptist minister and a top leader of the civil rights movement in the United States, was assassinated on April 4, 1968 (

Thanks to both of them for the incredible inspiration… May their memory be eternal.

To honour their respective legacy, Bambi will start by sharing four of their own famous quotes. As usual, she will end in music with three songs: the first on loving others (Mr. Daniel Lévi, in French and sub-titled in English). The second on loving life (Mr. Julio Iglesias in French). Last but not least, the third song is about a loving dream related to fairness in our world (Les Enfantastiques in French).

Ms. Maya Angelou

“I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it”.

“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time”.

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud“.

“Love life. Engage in it. Give it all you’ve got. Love it with a passion because life truly does give back, many times over, what you put into it”.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

I look to a day when people will not be judged by the colour of their skin, but by the content of their character“.

Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that”.

Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope.

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend“.

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