You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt
A literary giant, an amazing woman and beautiful soul, Dr. Maya Angelou, was renowned poet, author, teacher, speaker, activists, playwright, actress and filmmaker who came from a small town and changed the world around her. She was born in St. Louis in 1928 and passed away on May 28, 2014 at the age of 86. She through her writings, words and wisdom amazed and inspired the entire world and will for generations to come. She was extraordinary and phenomenal lady who received more than thirty honorary doctoral degrees and dozens of awards.
There are several poetry books, seven autobiographies, three essays books, plays, countless poems and quotes on her credit. Angelou grew up in a segregated society but her courage to speak out for humanity and powerful words have made her an iconic women and inspirational person everywhere. She, with herdeep majestic voice has impacted many lives, endowing them with strength, guidance and wisdom. People could learn a lot from her words of empowerment inspirational writings.Have a look at at our collection of best Maya Angelou quotes .