Bill "bo jangles" Robinson, an awesome dancer and choreographer. He taught Fred Astaire, Shirley Temple, The Nicholas Bros. and other actresses along with inspiring the legendary moon walk. I studied ballet, tap and modern dance up until I was 16 and studied all of his performances to improve on my skill.
William Wilberforce. Fought tirelessly for ending the slave trade, at a time when many accepted it as an 'economic necessity'. He awakened the conscience of many of his fellow countryman and made slavery appear unacceptable.
"We all have inner demons to fight. We call these demons ‘fear’, and ‘hatred’, and ‘anger’. If you don’t conquer them, then a life of a hundred years is a tragedy. If you do, a life of a single day can be a triumph." ~Yip Man Wing Chun (Master and Teacher of Bruce Lee) ..*