„The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.“
— Elizabeth Cady Stanton Suffragist and Women's Rights activist 1815 - 1902
„Do one thing at a Time, and while doing it put your whole Soul into it to the exclusion of all else.“
— Swami Vivekananda Indian Hindu monk and phylosopher 1863 - 1902
— Louis Armstrong American jazz trumpeter, composer and singer 1901 - 1971
— Sojourner Truth African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist 1797 - 1883
Context: That little man in black there, he says women can't have as much rights as men, 'cause Jesus Christ wasn't a woman! Where did your Christ come from? Where did your Christ come from? From God and a woman! Man had nothing to do with Him.
— Patañjali ancient Indian scholar(s) of grammar and linguistics, of yoga, of medical treatises 300
„Am going to cross Pacific on a wooden raft to support a theory that the South Sea islands were peopled from Peru. Will you come? I guarantee nothing but a free trip to Peru and the South Sea islands and back, but you will find good use for your technical abilities on the voyage. Reply at once.'
Next day the following telegram arrived from Torstein:
— Thor Heyerdahl Norwegian anthropologist and adventurer 1914 - 2002
— Karl Lagerfeld German fashion designer 1933 - 2019
— Kristin Cast American writer 1986