Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God.— Maya Angelou (@DrMayaAngelou) May 23, 2014
Thank you, Maya, for your power, your politics, your poetry. We need you more than ever. Rest in peace.— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) May 28, 2014
It’s the fire in my eyes/And the flash of my teeth/The swing in my waist/And the joy in my feet/I’m a woman/Phenomenally...— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) May 28, 2014
RIP Maya Angelou http://t.co/J3cQOyNPwk— Khloé (@khloekardashian) May 28, 2014
Lena Dunham was quick to post online, quoting one of Maya's poems from the book Phenomenal Woman: Four Poems Celebrating Women.
Other famous faces to add their quotes and memories of Maya included Harry Potter author J.K Rowling and Kelly Rowland.
"If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be." Maya Angelou - who was utterly amazing.— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) May 28, 2014
"People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - RIP Maya Angelou— KELENDRIA ROWLAND (@KELLYROWLAND) May 28, 2014
"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." - Maya Angelou.— Mary J. Blige (@maryjblige) May 28, 2014
Michelle and I join millions in remembering Maya Angelou, a storyteller whose voice convinced us we all have something to offer. -bo— The White House (@WhiteHouse) May 28, 2014
With Maya Angelou's passing, America has lost a national treasure; and Hillary and I, a beloved friend. http://t.co/ZQnoHwulNb— Bill Clinton (@billclinton) May 28, 2014
"Just like hopes springing high, Still I'll rise."—Maya Angelou, a truly phenomenal woman whose words will serve to lift our souls forever.— Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) May 28, 2014
RIP Maya Angelou. A great woman.— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) May 28, 2014
#RIP Maya Angelou, who reminded us "Nothing can dim the light which shines from within"— Arianna Huffington (@ariannahuff) May 28, 2014
It's a little princess!