5 Inspiring Quotes From Author, Poet And Activist Maya Angelou

By Rachel Brandt
In Culture

Today is marked by the death of American memoirist, poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou. She was 86. Her memory will live on in her often lyrical writings including the landmark book, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.” We remember Angelou with five of her inspiring quotes.

Maya Angelou at Children's Defense Fund Conference

Photo by G. Paul Bishop Jr.

Photo by G. Paul Bishop Jr.

 

Photo by Dwight Carter

Photo by Dwight Carter

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Photo by Kent Smith

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Photo by Astrid Stawiarz

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