- — Jodi Picoult (@jodipicoult)Wed, May 28 2014 14:21:43Thank you, #MayaAngelou, for teaching the rest of us how to use words with bravery and grace to move the world to tears and action.
- — Brad Meltzer (@bradmeltzer)Wed, May 28 2014 14:15:23RIP Maya Angelou. Thank you for this lesson, which I use every day: "When people show you who they are, believe them.” - Maya Angelou
- — Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH)Wed, May 28 2014 13:31:10RIP to one of the greatest women this world has ever known. Thank you Maya Angelou for all of the gifts and knowledge you gave us...
- — Cyndi Lauper (@cyndilauper)Wed, May 28 2014 14:13:55Maya Angelou has passed away. She was a great light in the world. I feel honored to live in a world she influenced and touched so deeply.
- — Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest)Wed, May 28 2014 14:21:20"I've learned that you shouldn't go thru life w/ a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back." -Maya Angelou
- — Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi)Wed, May 28 2014 13:52:15"Just like hopes springing high, Still I'll rise."—Maya Angelou, a truly phenomenal woman whose words will serve to lift our souls forever.
- — Cory Booker (@CoryBooker)Wed, May 28 2014 14:41:25"We encounter many defeats, but we must never be defeated." #MayaAngelou: Thank you for illuminating our world. RIP. Your light shines on.
- — Jason Winston George (@JasonWGeorge)Wed, May 28 2014 14:50:16#RIP #MayaAngelou She was the epitome of feminine grace, power & endurance An angel long before she passed http://time.com/123036/maya-angelou-a-hymn-to-human-endurance/ …
- — Sherrod Brown (@SenSherrodBrown)Wed, May 28 2014 14:35:05Today we lost a great mind and soul. My condolences to the family and loved ones of Maya Angelou. She will be remembered and admired.
Twitter reactions to Maya Angelou's death
Maya Angelou, the poet, writer and actress best known for her 1970 memoir "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," died today. She was 86.
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