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Zen Pencils - Inspirational Quotes Adapted Into Cartoons

Cartoon quotes from famous folks who inspire us - Presented to you by

Discovered this site because it showed up in the post stream via Someone has taken one of Maya Angelou's well-known poems - “Phenomenal Woman” - and presented it in comic strip format. Their artistic endeavor was … in a word … phenomenal!

The image supplied with this post is a partial view of his work. To view the entire comic strip, click here .

Gavin Aung Than is the talented cartoonist who creates these “essential” moments in time.

You can submit a quote and he will create a cartoon or comic for it. He has done quotes by Kahlil Gibran, Eleanor Roosevelt, Lao Tzu, Winston Churchill and many more.

If you have a few hours, a slow day, nothing much going on … spend some time perusing this site. You'll leave inspired.

In Memory of: - Maya Angelou (1928 – 2014)

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allen0187 wrote on February 10, 2015, 8:45 PM

Thanks for sharing this site. Any site that offers inspirational and motivational quotes is gets a thumbs up from me. Going over to the site right now.

Dawnwriter wrote on February 11, 2015, 2:45 AM

This is really an amazing website and I have bookmarked it for further reading. As you said, the artwork is truly phenomenal! Thanks.

motrojam wrote on February 12, 2015, 1:10 AM

I am in awe of her talent in drawing cartoons. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

BodieMor wrote on February 19, 2015, 8:18 PM

Will certainly check this site out when I have some spare time to spend other than here!

cmoneyspinner wrote on June 27, 2016, 6:36 PM

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