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Christopher Reeve Quotes and Sayings

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

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

So many of our dreams at first seem impossible,
then they seem improbable, and then,
when we summon the will,
they soon become inevitable.
- Christopher Reeve

I am a very lucky guy.
I can testify before Congress.
I can raise funds.
I can raise awareness.
- Christopher Reeve

Even though I don't personally believe in the Lord,
I try to behave as though He was watching.
- Christopher Reeve

 

Don't give up.
Don't lose hope.
Don't sell out.
- Christopher Reeve

Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the
pool or you go out in the ocean.
- Christopher Reeve

At first, dreams seem impossible, then improbable,
and eventually inevitable.
- Christopher Reeve

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You've got to give more than you take.
- Christopher Reeve

To be able to feel the lightest touch really is a gift.
- Christopher Reeve

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

You play the hand you're dealt.
I think the game's worthwhile.
- Christopher Reeve

We live in a time when the words impossible and unsolvable
are no longer part of the scientific community's vocabulary.
Each day we move closer to trials that will not just
minimize the symptoms of disease and injury but eliminate them.
- Christopher Reeve

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Be Your Own Personal Greatest Hero.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

We are the hero of our own story.
- Mary McCarthy

My belt holds my pants up, but the belt loops hold my belt up.
I don't really know what's happening down there.
Who is the real hero?
- Mitch Hedberg

Walt Disney was my great hero.
- Stanislav Grof

A good novel tells us the truth about its hero;
but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle.
It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.
- Norman Schwarzkopf

Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
- Will Rogers

I'm hardly physically right for the hero parts,
now am I?
- Donald Pleasence

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

Most films are written and made with a hero around 35,
or even 25.
- Charles Dance

It is impossible to strive for the heroic life.
The title of hero is bestowed by the survivors upon the fallen,
who themselves know nothing of heroism.
- Johan Huizinga

My father was absent and he was a hero to me.
- Greta Scacchi

And each man stands with his face in the light.
Of his own drawn sword, ready to do what a hero can.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

It's kind of ironic that the two sports with the greatest characters,
boxing and horse racing, have both been on the decline.
In both cases it's for the lack of a suitable hero.
- Dick Schaap

The only reason anyone ever called me a hero is because I get this paper,
here.
- Kyle Chandler

Existentialism is about being a saint without God;
being your own hero,
without all the sanction and support of religion or society.
- Anita Brookner

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

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

At a car dealership, the person who sells the car is the hero,
and also gets the commission.
But if the mechanics don't service that car well,
the customer won't return.
- Roger Staubach

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

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

No hero is mortal till he dies.
- W. H. Auden

Probably we'll think of Bush in years to come as an American hero.
- Tommy Franks

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

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

If you do it right 51 percent of the time you will end up a hero.
- Alfred P. Sloan

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

I am, to be quite honest, sick of hero stories.
- Julie Taymor

I also love Mole, the unsung hero of reality programming.
- Kathy Griffin

One blob of red in the wrong place and the audience
isn't looking at the hero,
they're looking at a patch of curtain (or something
similar) and your whole effect is lost.
- Terence Fisher

In order to master the unruly torrent of life the learned man meditates,
the poet quivers, and the political hero erects the fortress of his will.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black hero.
He is an American hero.
- Morgan Freeman

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

Hard times don't create heroes.
It is during the hard times when the 'hero' within us is revealed.
- Bob Riley

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

It really doesn't matter whether it's the villain or the hero.
Sometimes the villain is the most colorful.
But I prefer a part where you don't know what he is until the end.
- Glenn Ford

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

The hero, the mythical subject, is constructed as human being and as male;
he is the active principle of culture,
the establisher of distinction, the creator of differences.
- Teresa de Lauretis

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

Millions of people thought Archie was a happy hero.
- Carroll O'Connor

He would still see it as his duty to shut up and get on with it,
not cause any trouble.
In our own time we've made a hero of the rebel,
and it's more heroic to speak up.
- Eddie Campbell

Eve Ensler is a hero of mine.
She's been working for the rights of women for a long time.
- Marcia Wallace

Genius, scholar, and war hero though he is,
you have to admit - or maybe you should think about admitting -
that George Bush might have rushed things a little in invading Iraq.
- Alan Colmes

See, heroes never die.
John Wayne isn't dead, Elvis isn't dead.
Otherwise you don't have a hero.
You can't kill a hero.
That's why I never let him get older.
- Mickey Spillane

Hero shows you how to solve the problem -
yourself.
- Jet Li


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