Maya Angelou
Dr. Maya Angelou (Photo by Steve Exum/Getty Images)

Dr. Maya Angelou passed away quietly in her home Wednesday morning. She was 86.

Truly a renaissance woman, Angelou was a renowned singer, actress, author, poet and civil rights leader.

In honor of Angelou’s incredible legacy, theGrio put together a slideshow of her most memorable quotes.

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