A Tribute To The Phenomenal Maya Angelou May She R.I.P

A Tribute To The Phenomenal Maya Angelou May She R.I.P

A legend left the world today, African American poet and writer Maya Angelou died on Wednesday May 28th 2014 at the age of 86. She left behind an incomparable legacy with her writings. She showed us the true power of our words and creativity.

Through her quotes and poems taught us that words can be used to show love, to heal, to motivate, to inspire, to empower and to change the world, one life at a time.


Today we remember this impeccable woman and celebrate her legacy by featuring some of our favorite Maya Angelou quotes, read on to see them all and to be inspired...

"You are only free when you realize you belong no place-you belong every place-no place at all. The price is high. The reward is great." -Maya Angelou

"The most noble cause known to man is the liberation of the human mind and spirit." -Maya Angelou

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did but people will never forget how you made them feel." -Maya Angelou

"You may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted lies, you may trod me in the very dirt but still, like dust I'll rise. -Maya Angelou

"Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives." -Maya Angelou

"You will face many defeats in your life, but never let yourself be defeated." -Maya Angelou

"I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.

"I can be changed by what happened to me; but I refuse to be reduced by it." -Maya Angelou

"Love is like a virus it can happen to anybody at any time." -Maya Angelou

There is no greater agony than an untold story inside you." -Maya Angelou

"If you don't like something change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude." -Maya Angelou

"I'm a woman phenomenally. Phenomenal Woman, that's me." -Maya Angelou


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