Funny how we do not realize the true value and legacy of a living icon until they suddenly pass away. Truth is, there are many living legends among us, we just do not stop and take time to notice their worth until it's too late. - Germany Kent
A praying mother symbolizes grace, strength and wisdom; she is an icon of productivity and ingenuity. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
We now live in a world where murderers and terrorists can cause death and mayhem, and when the time is "right" for them, they convert to normal human values, and become a global icon and saint! - Tony Dovale
I never think of myself as an icon. What is in other people's minds is not in my mind. I just do my thing.
I cannot tell whether diamonds appeared in his eyes or mine as the shine of adoration became the icon one sees in history, a Byzantine sparkle, Medieval armor against all odds. - Alice Shapiro