I wanted to honor Maya’s incredible heart and creativity.
So I designed these beautiful Maya Angelou words into images.
I also included an image for my favorite Maya Angelou poem – which has 11 gorgeous Maya Angelou quotes within it – ready to share on Twitter.
Best Maya Angelou Quotes and Poems
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it. – Maya Angelou
If you’re always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be. – Maya Angelou
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. – Maya Angelou
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise. – Maya Angelou
If you must look back, do so forgivingly. If you will look forward, do so prayerfully. But the wisest course would be to be present in the present gratefully. – Maya Angelou
Trust life a little bit. – Maya Angelou
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them. – Maya Angelou
Here is a collection of Maya Angelou Quotes from this 1 Maya Angelou Poem
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