12 Powerful Quotes From Maya Angelou That Speak To Our Generation


Maya Angelou was one of those rare kinds of special humans who possess a profound soul and legendary presence. She gave us incredibly inspiring poetry and moving literature we can all relate to, regardless of which stage we find ourselves in life.

She was an extraordinary thinker and believer, who achieved the highest humanitarian, writing and social honors in her 86 years. She will forever retain a positive legacy and remain one of the most influential women of our lifetime.

Ms. Angelou, you expanded our minds and shed light on important topics. These are just a sampling of quotes that have always stayed with us. Thanks for your words.

1. On how to live our lives:

2. On relationships:

3. Bouncing back after hitting rock bottom:

4. The importance of finding your voice and using it:

5. The value of learning from history’s mistakes:

6. Why kindness, above all, matters:

7. How to rise above unfortunate situations:

8. On life experiences:

9. Self-motivation:

10. On confronting your inner battles:

11. Wise words to live by:

12. On being your best self everyday:

We will miss you Maya Angelou.

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