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Heroes Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Heroes

Please enjoy these Heroes Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

The law has no power over heroes.
- Charlotte Lennox

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

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

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

Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our
mind the minds of sages and heroes.
- Edward Gibbon

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

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

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

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

I try to give both my heroes and villains an emotional
dimensionality which provides the motivation for their actions.
- Sidney Sheldon

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

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

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 heroes are the camera crew and the electricians.
They work such long hours.
- Adam Baldwin

Without heroes, we are all plain people and don't know how far we can go.
- Bernard Malamud

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Our young people look up to us.
Let us not let them down.
Our young people need us.
Saving them will make heroes of us all.
- Gale Sayers

I don't have any influences, any heroes,
it's just me.
- GG Allin

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

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

The world's made up of individuals who don't want to be heroes.
- Brian Moore

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

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

Just by luck, I picked good heroes to worship.
- Charles Kuralt

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

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

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

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

Heroes are people who are all good with no bad in them.
That's the way I always saw Joe DiMaggio.
He was beyond question one of the greatest players of the century.
- Mickey Mantle

Fighting is like champagne.
It goes to the heads of cowards as quickly as of heroes.
Any fool can be brave on a battlefield when it's be brave or else be killed.
- Margaret Mitchell

I believe that interest in heroes is universal and eternal.
- Norman Spinrad

We were like heroes, to stand there and observe the police,
and the police were scared to move upon us.
- Bobby Seale

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens,
or half their greatness goes unnoticed.
- Peter S. Beagle

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

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

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

There's something so accessible about heroes who have faults.
- Laura Dern

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

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

I admire runners older than I - they are now my heroes.
I want to be like them as I grow older.
- Frank Shorter

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

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

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


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