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Positive Quotes about Heroes

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

These heroes of finance are like beads on a string;
when one slips off,
all the rest follow.
- Henrik Ibsen

One of the things I really like about Ford's films
is how there is always a focus on the way characters live,
and not just the male heroes.
- Ken Burns

You know, heroes are ordinary people that have achieved
extraordinary things in life.
- Dave Winfield

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

A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action,
though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors.
- Daniel Boone

Steve McQueen was from a time when you didn't know
every little dirty thing about our public figures.
He and James Dean were very mysterious,
archetypal American heroes.
- Sheryl Crow

The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their
conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them.
- Jean Genet

When leaders take back power, when they act as heroes and saviors,
they end up exhausted, overwhelmed, and deeply stressed.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

Once the state has been founded, there can no longer be any heroes.
They come on the scene only in uncivilized conditions.
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

And I believe we need heroes, I believe we need certain
people who we can measure our own shortcomings by.
- Richard Attenborough

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

The heroes of our youth grow old - 'the boys of summer in their ruin,'
in Dylan Thomas's verse -
yet we seem the same.
- John Thorn

Over all our happy country - over all our Nation spread,
Is a band of noble heroes - is our Army of the Dead.
- Will Carleton

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

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'm no hero.
Heroes don't come back.
Survivors return home.
Heroes never come home.
If anyone thinks I'm a hero, I'm not.
- Bob Feller

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

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

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

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

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

Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes.
- Bertolt Brecht

We will never forget the passengers of Flight 93,
who courageously confronted the terrorists,
defeating another planned attack on America.
They are the heroes for our times.
- Bob Taft

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

What I've learned is that it's okay to take from heroes,
such as Debussy, but it has to be filtered through
my own personality so that ultimately it's me.
- William Kraft

Custer had dead heroes.
Crazy Horse had only live ones.
- Stephen Ambrose

Heroes are those who can somehow resist the power of
the situation and act out of noble motives,
or behave in ways that do not demean others when they easily can.
- Philip Zimbardo

I liked the Beatles because there was so much melody.
Jimi Hendrix is still one of my heroes.
- Robert Cray

I know the game wasn't a classic, but the night was
about more than that-it was about bringing back the
memories and raising money for former heroes who have
now fallen on hard times.
- David Ginola

Women can't be afraid to look like action heroes.
It's not always pretty, but when it's on the screen,
it translates well to the audience.
- Victoria Pratt

It was just the thrill of a lifetime.
Brando and Hackman were two of my heroes.
- Richard Donner

What with making their way and enjoying what they have won,
heroes have no time to think.
But the sons of heroes - ah, they have all the necessary leisure.
- Aldous Huxley

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

On the one hand, the press, television,
and movies make heroes of vandals by calling them whiz kids.
- Ken Thompson

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

I got to work with one of my heroes,
Johnny Depp,
and to see how he goes about business,
which was really inspiring for me at this stage in my career.
- Orlando Bloom

But the West did not last long enough.
Its folk myths and heroes became stage properties of
Hollywood before the poets had begun to get to work on them.
- Christopher Dawson

We can't all be heroes, because somebody has to sit
on the curb and applaud when they go by.
- Will Rogers

My heroes are those who risk their lives every day
to protect our world and make it a better place -
police,
firefighters and members of our armed forces.
- Sidney Sheldon

You know, in my hometown of Hope, Arkansas,
the three sacred heroes were Jesus, Elvis,
and FDR, not necessarily in that order.
- Mike Huckabee

Heroes always make the right decision;
I find that seldom happens in my life.
- Judd Nelson

The key element in tragedy is that heroes and heroines
are destroyed by that which appears to be their greatest strength.
- Robert Shea

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

If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers,
we should have learned women.
- Abigail Adams

How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

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

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

Our Nation must provide sufficient access to healthcare,
adequate benefits, and the supplemental resources our
veterans were promised and so dearly need.
We owe our heroes no less.
- Dan Lipinski

We thank thee for this opportunity to show our love
for these heroes who have accomplished such wonders
for the beloved United States,
which was founded by noble and inspired men.
- Lorenzo Snow

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

I asked him a number of questions and I got some very interesting answers.
Ken's heroes, according to Christopher,
would be people like John Wayne, of course.
- Stacy Keach

I've spent several years in Hollywood,
and I still think the movie heroes are in the audience.
- Wilson Mizner

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

I was never able to write seriously about heroes because
I was very aware that I was not one and that in my
background there was not this heroic thing.
- Robert Sheckley

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


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