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My hero's, my dreams, and my future lie in Yankee Stadium
by Derek Jeter

My hero's, my dreams, and my future lie in Yankee Stadium
and they can't take that from me.
- Derek Jeter

I think everyone is ticklish.
You just gotta find the right spots.
- Derek Jeter

It's never over.
You don't want to be in the position to be down four
runs in the ninth inning,
but it's not over until the last out.
- Derek Jeter

I like to dance and sing when there's no one around,
but, if I'm out, I'm really shy about it.
So it takes a lot to get me going, but I enjoy being around music.
- Derek Jeter

 

You gotta have fun.
Regardless of how you look at it, we're playing a game.
It's a business, it's our job, but I don't think you
can do well unless you're having fun.
- Derek Jeter

That's how you win - pitching and defense.
- Derek Jeter

If you're going to play at all, you're out to win.
Baseball, board games, playing Jeopardy,
I hate to lose.
- Derek Jeter

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My office is at Yankee stadium.
Yes, dreams do come true.
- Derek Jeter

God, I hope I wear this jersey forever.
- Derek Jeter

You don't just accidentally show up in the World Series.
- Derek Jeter

If you're going to win games, you're going to have
to come up with the big hits.
That's the bottom line.
- Derek Jeter

We just want to win.
That's the bottom line.
I think a lot of times people may become content with
one championship or a little bit of success,
but we don't really reflect on what we've done in the past.
We focus on the present.
- Derek Jeter

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I honor you, Hero, for you do not play to the crowd.
You play to your own soul.
An audience of one fills the house with its appreciation and applause.
Others follow you, and may attempt to emulate you,
but that is not why you are a hero.
Fame may smile upon you, or it may not.
The world may cheer your name, or you may be the unknown warrior
who rescued comrades in battle,
or taught a young girl how to shed tears of joy.
Whatever you did, you did not do for fame.
If you had, you would not be a Hero.
You are a Hero for your bold courageous inspired action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Welcome the conquering Hero -
and recognize that the Hero is... ourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let today be the day that you choose
to become your own greatest Hero.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A hero may or may not lead other people,
but all heroes lead themselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A hero is someone who has given his life to
something bigger than himself
or something other than himself.
- Joseph Campbell

A hero is an ordinary individual
who finds the strength to persevere
and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
- Christopher Reeve

Self confident independent thinker -
sounds like the makings of a hero.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As soon as someone is identified as an unsung hero,
he no longer is.
- George Carlin

Hero needed - apply now -
open minded independent thinker -
courage preferred.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My biggest hero, Gregory Peck, was my birthday present on April 14,
1973.
I just sat and stared at him.
- Loretta Lynn

Every hero becomes a bore at last.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be Your Own Personal Greatest Hero.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You only need to make one big score in finance to be a hero forever.
- Merton Miller

Sometimes in movies, I still have to be the hero,
but it's not all that important to me anymore.
- Dennis Quaid

A static hero is a public liability.
Progress grows out of motion.
- Richard E. Byrd

Conway Twitty was always our local hero while I was growing up.
He had a series of good bands.
I wanted to sit in, if Conway would let me.
And he did a couple of times.
- Levon Helm

Fred Astaire is my hero.
I love him because he was willing to kill himself to
make his art look effortless.
And because he proved it's possible to be an artist and a good person.
- Connie Willis

You would never expect a black woman to be the hero.
- Sanaa Lathan

And besides, because of all she has accomplished,
Barbara Jordan has always been a hero of mine.
- Tom Selleck

It feels wonderful to be go back to the 1940s and recreate
the whole era through my clothes,
voice and body language.
I am tired of playing the larger-than-life hero.
- Akshay Kumar

Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story.
- John Barth

I'm a hero with coward's legs.
- Spike Milligan

Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one.
- Baltasar Gracian

A warrior is free to be a hero and pull off daring
do and the soldier is irresponsible if he does it.
- C. J. Cherryh

I didn't ask to be a hero, but I guess I have become
one in the Christian community.
So I accept it.
But if I'm wrong about this, I guess I'll become a bum.
- Hal Lindsey

The ordinary man is involved in action,
the hero acts.
An immense difference.
- Henry Miller

I've never played a hero before so I jumped at the chance.
- Adrian Edmondson

The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world,
who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by.
- Felix Adler

The person I have admired the most in comedy terms would be Eric Morecambe,
who is my total hero.
- Dawn French

John Barry was my hero when I was about 13.
His scores to the James Bond movies were the scores of my life back then.
- Carter Burwell

When my grandfather died, I started adopting some of his accents,
to sort of remind myself of him.
A homage.
He was a war hero, and he was really great with his hands.
- Gavin DeGraw

Because I was a tennis player, Billie Jean King was a hero of mine.
- Sally Ride

Journalism is the protection between people and any
sort of totalitarian rule.
That's why my hero, admittedly a flawed one,
is a journalist.
- Andrew Vachss

He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed
word can strike dumb the loquacious,
is a genius or a hero.
- Johann Kaspar Lavater

Love of glory can only create a great hero;
contempt of glory creates a great man.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

I remember seeing war hero Jimmy Doolittle fly a Gee Bee racer there.
He was my childhood hero.
Many years later, I was lucky enough to go hunting with him.
- Wally Schirra

I think it's more fun to play a hero with an edge.
- Shawn Ashmore

A hero has faced it all: he need not be undefeated,
but he must be undaunted.
- Andrew Bernstein

A man who kills on his own is a murderer.
A man who kills at his government's request is a national hero.
- Ramman Kenoun

I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds
strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
- Christopher Reeve

And there is no trade or employment but the young man
following it may become a hero.
- Walt Whitman

In this world no one rules by love; if you are but amiable,
you are no hero; to be powerful, you must be strong,
and to have dominion you must have a genius for organizing.
- John Henry Newman

But then in novels the most indifferent hero comes out right at last.
Some god comes out of a theatrical cloud and leaves
the poor devil ten thousand-a-year and a title.
- Anthony Trollope

The real hero is always a hero by mistake;
he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
- Umberto Eco

Walt Disney was my great hero.
- Stanislav Grof

A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand,
but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.
- Plato

Being a songwriter, singer, and a great part of a unit
is more important than being Joe Guitar Hero.
- Vivian Campbell

When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in
comic books and in movies.
I grew up believing this dream.
- Elvis Presley

You can't think that you're playing a villain,
or you'll end up with a cartoon.
You have to think about him as a person and a hero.
- Tom Berenger

I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree
of responsibility that comes with his freedom.
- Bob Dylan

A hero is someone right who doesn't change.
- George Foreman

The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways.
- Gene Hackman

I was the hero of the young insurgent working class art movement.
- Elia Kazan

My uncle was a hero, Lewis Roundtree.
He was not even related to me really,
but he was always called my uncle.
He was like a father to me.
I was closer to him than I was my father.
- Ed Bradley

Be your own hero, it's cheaper than a movie ticket.
- Douglas Horton

What really helps a guy to become an action hero today
is the directing of the movie.
All those fast cuts.
- Jean Claude Van Damme

It is better to be the widow of a hero than the wife of a coward.
- Dolores Ibarruri


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