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Paloma Torres – Latin Times – Tuesday, 11 March 2014 (originally

Maya Aangelou

Poet Maya Angelou has inspired many women around the world. Happy International Women’s Day. Reuters

Today,  March 8, is International Women’s day. This is a day in which women all around the world celebrate the beauty of our gender. It is a day that has been observed since the early 1900’s. In some countries this day is compared to Mother’s day in the sense that children give presents to mothers and grandmothers. It is an official holiday in countries like Cambodia, Cuba, Russia, Zambia, Vietnam, Uganda, Ukraine, Tajikistan, Mongolia, Montenegro, among others and on this day in these countries men honor the important women in their lives.

Maya Angelou is a woman who has inspired many women with powerful poems and quotes about different topics relevant to women all around the world. On this day, let these quotes be an inspiration. With that being said, here is a list of 10 Maya Angelou quotes to celebrate International Women’s Day.

“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”  –Maya Angelou . . .

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