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"Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It's our goal in life to find it and keep it lit." -- Mary Lou Retton, gold, silver and bronze medalist in gymnastics in 1984

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1984 Summer Olympics USA Mary Lou Retton victorious with teammates at Pauley Pavilion Los Angeles CA 8/3/1984 CREDIT Neil Leifer

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Olympics Photos, Olympic Moments Photos -- National Geographic

1984 Summer Olympics USA Mary Lou Retton in action during Women's competition at Pauley Pavilion Los Angeles CA 7/28/19848/12/1984 CREDIT Andy Hayt

Many people think that America did not have any great gymnast. Well, until Mary Lou Retton came to the limelight, female gymnastics was totally dominated by East European gymnasts. Mary Lou Retton was ‘the first gymnast outside Eastern Europe to win the Olympic all-around title.’ Her name is listed in International Gymnastics Hall of Fame. She had impressive performance in 1984 Log Angels Olympics and won five medals.

Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.

Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you. #positive #quotes #sayings

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At some level, you don't care if it will "pay off", you only care if it was "useful" to, dare I say, "humanity", whether it was one person or 10 000

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