05/28/2014 04:44 pm ET Updated May 28, 2014

Maya Angelou Quotes: Inspirational Words From The Legendary Novelist And Poet

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Celebrated author and poet Dr. Maya Angelou died Wednesday at the age of 86.

Throughout her life, the award-winning novelist and civil rights activist shared wise words with the world, all of which still ring true today and will continue to do so long after Angelou's death.

In Honor Of Maya Angelou
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