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Hero Quotes

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

Related topics: Bold Choice Courage Adventure Positive Motivational Values Self

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

 

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

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

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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

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

Self confident independent thinker -
sounds like the makings of a 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

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

Be Your Own Personal Greatest Hero.
- 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

What is a hero without love for mankind.
- Doris Lessing

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

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

The hero of the book does long to experience God.
But his conception of God is very western.
- Orhan Pamuk

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

Perfectionism becomes a badge of honor with you playing
the part of the suffering hero.
- David D. Burns

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

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

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

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

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

It's silly to say it about a tennis player,
but I'm an unbelievable hero in Germany.
And Germany needs heroes more than any place.
- Boris Becker

Calculation never made a hero.
- John Henry Newman

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

Joe is the hero and Sammy is the sidekick.
That's how I feel about it.
- Michael Chabon

These manly sentiments, in private life,
make good citizens; in public life, the patriot and the hero.
- James Otis

My friends and I took songwriting very,
very seriously.
My hero was and still is Bob Dylan, but also people
like Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell and that whole generation.
- Kazuo Ishiguro

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

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

One murder made a villain, Millions a hero.
- Beilby Porteus

A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

My one ambition is to play a hero.
- Sessue Hayakawa

A boy doesn't have to go to war to be a hero;
he can say he doesn't like pie when he sees there isn't enough to go around.
- Edgar Watson Howe

I'm immensely grateful for the precious gift my mother has given me.
She is my hero today and every day.
- Steven Cojocaru

We are creating a fabulous franchise with an incredible female action hero.
- Jan de Bont

We all live in suspense from day to day;
in other words,
you are the hero of your own story.
- Mary McCarthy

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

Michael Moore became an industry hero and the most
visible symbol of the Hollywood left.
- Michael Medved

Always the heavy and never the hero -
that's me.
- Leonard Warren

This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to
it is to know when to die.
- Will Rogers

One minute you're a slug and the next minute you're a hero,
so you don't know what to think.
- Ed Belfour

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

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 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

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

He helps me every day to do my exercises.
Siegfried told me once, 'The one who is a hero is the
one who can hang on just one minute longer.'
- Roy Horn

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

Clint Eastwood has always been a hero.
- Kevin Bacon

No man is a hero in his own country.
- John Monash

I want to be a hero, a small and good kind of hero,
even though I know heroes have very short lives.
- Boris Becker

I saw some war heroes...
John Kerry is not a war hero.
He couldn't tie the shoes of some of the people in Coastal Division 11.
- John O'Neill

Walt Disney was my great hero.
- Stanislav Grof

To every little girl, her father is a hero.
My father actually is one.
- Alexandra Kerry

This film "Hero" talks about the peace of Chinese people.
- Jet Li

I am not a hero but the brave men who died deserved this honor.
- Ira Hayes

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

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

The dynamic is extremely similar to Gremlins and the hero is very similar,
plus the small town atmosphere.
It really is in a way the third Gremlins movie.
- Joe Dante

I think "Hero" is not a real martial arts movie;
it is not about violence,
or formula.
- Jet Li

The suspense of a novel is not only in the reader,
but in the novelist, who is intensely curious about
what will happen to the hero.
- Mary McCarthy

One brave deed makes no hero.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being.
- May Sarton

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

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

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


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