15 inspirational quotes from Maya Angelou

Published: Wednesday, May 28 2014 10:10 a.m. MDT

Associated Press

Maya Angelou, the world-renowned Renaissance woman, has died at the age of 86, according to a statement from Wake Forest University released Wednesday.

Angelou, an actress, author, civil rights activist and so much more, was admired by many, and her death has sparked countless social media posts featuring some of Angelou's most well-known quotes.

Her last message was given through a Tweet that stated: "Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God."

Here we have compiled 15 such quotes you're likely to see circulating today as admirers honor her memory.

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