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Heroes 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

If you want to be heroic,
Don't emulate your heroes,
learn from them.
Heroes don't follow anyone,
they set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is moved along, not only
by the mighty shoves of its heroes,
but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes
of each honest worker.
- Helen Keller

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

 

Not all Heroes wear capes.
- On an Apple Inc. "Genius Bar" T-shirt

Genuine heroes - no batteries needed -
bring lots of open-mind and at least a little courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong,
who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
- Bono

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The common denominator of our heroes
is that each set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Heroes act in spite of their fear,
while the rest of us act because of our fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes,
but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
- Alfred North Whitehead

The law has no power over heroes.
- Charlotte Lennox

Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Heroes do what the rest of us would do,
if only we had the courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Joe Louis was one of my first heroes.
- Robert Goulet

Vietnam helped me realize who the true heroes really are in this world.
It's not the home-run hitters.
- Willie Stargell

Heroes to me are guys that sit in libraries.
They absorb knowledge and then the risks they take
are calculated on the basis of the courage it took
to become replete with knowledge.
- William Hurt

If you have a crisis, whether on a ship or wherever,
there are heroes who rise above it.
- Jerry Bruckheimer

There are no heroes in most of my stories.
I look at our society with a critical eye and find
nothing extraordinary in the people I see.
- Naguib Mahfouz

There's no excuse for the young people not knowing
who the heroes and heroines are or were.
- Nina Simone

When the heroes go off the stage, the clowns come on.
- Heinrich Heine

Michael Mann's always been one of my heroes.
- Peter Berg

Heroes are created by popular demand,
sometimes out of the scantiest materials,
or none at all.
- Gerald W. Johnson

My heroes were Dylan, John Lennon and Picasso,
because they each moved their particular medium forward,
and when they got to the point where they were comfortable,
they always moved on.
- John Hughes

The trouble with super heroes is what to do between phone booths.
- Ken Kesey

King Arthur was one of my heroes - I played with a
trash can lid for a knightly shield and my uncle's
cane for the sword Excalibur.
- Lloyd Alexander

Being around all the great names of the game at a young
age because they were my heroes;
the fact this meant so much to Canada.
It was just an incredible thing to be a part of.
- Marcel Dionne

Death, after all, is the common expectation from birth.
Neither heroes nor cowards can escape it.
- Ellis Peters

What has made this nation great? Not its heroes but its households.
- Sarah Orne Jewett

We all want heroes and we all want somebody to look up to.
- Stacie Orrico

It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.
- Louis Pasteur

For as long as this nation has known war,
we have embraced the heroes it has produced.
- Jim Walsh

The heroes of Flight 93 won the first battle in the War on Terror,
and they should never be forgotten.
- Jim Ramstad

Our men and women in our armed forces are the real heroes in this conflict.
- Wayne Allard

I identify with the Clint Eastwoods and Harrison Fords.
Those are my heroes.
- Barry Pepper

So I think rather than being attracted so much now
to working with my heroes,
I'm sort of more attracted to working with completely
unlikely strangers because it's more exciting really.
- Neil Finn

I also try very hard to create characters -
both heroes and villains -
with psychological depth.
- Jeffery Deaver

I think I'm a fan of people who were brave,
my aunt, my grandmother, those are my heroes.
- George Eads

I teethed on books of heroes such as Winston Churchill,
Abraham Lincoln and King David.
- Luke Ford

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

My heroes are and were my parents.
I can't see having anyone else as my heroes.
- Michael Jordan

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

The world doesn't make any heroes anymore.
- Graham Greene

The heroes of the present will retreat to the imitation they are anyhow.
- Charles Olson

Poets and heroes are of the same race,
the latter do what the former conceive.
- Alphonse de Lamartine

Some of my other heroes around that time were,
oddly enough, Frank Sinatra, Nat Cole and people like that -
I was always more inclined to listen to ballads.
- William Bell

We invoke the sacrifices of our fallen heroes in the abstract,
but we seldom take time to thank them individually.
- Rahm Emanuel

With any good story, you need the adversary,
the heroes and villains.
You need a good mixture to make it work.
- Phil Keoghan

The real heroes were my good buddies who died during the battles.
- Ira Hayes

To have no heroes is to have no aspiration,
to live on the momentum of the past,
to be thrown back upon routine,
sensuality, and the narrow self.
- Charles Horton Cooley

What I want to bring back to superheroes with this
project is a sense of play.
Things have gotten so dreary.
The heroes have gotten so ugly that even their muscles have muscles.
- Frank Miller

I got my heroes secondhand, from television and movies,
to a certain extent.
- Brad Bird

We're our own dragons as well as our own heroes,
and we have to rescue ourselves from ourselves.
- Tom Robbins

I never had any acting heroes.
I never really went to the theatre.
- Julie Walters

Nurture your minds with great thoughts.
To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Dean Martin is one of my heroes.
- Joe Mantegna

Heroes can be sweet.
- Oriana Fallaci

I'm quite influenced in this by one of my heroes,
Montaigne, who thought a man's real task was to render
as honest an account of himself as he could.
- Robert Sheckley

In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one.
- H. L. Mencken

Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage;
the greatest braggarts are generally the merest cowards.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
- Maya Angelou

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

My musical heroes are people like Pete Seeger and Woody
Guthrie who wrote and sang real songs for real people;
for everyone,
old, young, and in between.
- Tom Chapin

As you get older it is harder to have heroes,
but it is sort of necessary.
- Ernest Hemingway

Athletes as role models and heroes is a hoax,
a sick hoax.
The men and women who are fighting in Iraq,
they are the true heroes.
- Gale Sayers

At the Carter Center we work with victims of oppression,
and we give support to human rights heroes.
- Jimmy Carter

Those who kept their sanity and humanity intact in
the face of awful adversity.
Heroes named and unnamed, some known only to God.
- Silvia Cartwright

Heroes, whatever high ideas we may have of them,
are mortal and not divine.
We are all as God made us and many of us much worse.
- John Osborne

Life is not simple, and people can't be boxed into
being either heroes or villains.
- Jessica Hagedorn

Oklahomans value our children and our seniors.
Oklahomans value traditions of faith.
Oklahomans value our heroes, our veterans.
Oklahomans value innovation and the creative arts.
- Brad Henry

First, how to memorialize the heroes of 9/11;
second,
something that expresses our resolve.
- George Pataki

In every age poets and social reformers have tried
to stimulate the people of their own time to a nobler
life by enchanting stories of the virtues of the heroes of old.
- Alfred Marshall


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