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Hero Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Hero.

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I didn't ask to be a hero, but I guess I have become
one in the Christian community.
So I accept it.
But if I'm wrong about this, I guess I'll become a bum.
- Hal Lindsey

I felt like an extraordinary hero.
I was only five or six and I had the whole of life in my hands.
Even if I had been driving the carriage of the sun
I could not have felt any better.
- Dario Fo

I must admit to being greatly influenced by Joseph
Campbell's The Hero With a Thousand Faces.
- Norman Spinrad

You don't send a man to his death because you want a hero.
- Paddy Chayefsky

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

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

Show me a hero and I'll write you a tragedy.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

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

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

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

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

The logical man must either deny all miracles or none,
and our American Indian myths and hero stories are perhaps,
in themselves, quite as credible as those of the Hebrews of old.
- Charles Eastman

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

Journalism is the protection between people and any
sort of totalitarian rule.
That's why my hero, admittedly a flawed one,
is a journalist.
- Andrew Vachss

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

The idol of today pushes the hero of yesterday out of our recollection;
and will,
in turn, be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow.
- Washington Irving

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

Having the Stitch character, the villain that becomes a hero,
coming from outer space, it took a very difficult and
complex story and put it into a simpler,
kinder time.
- Tia Carrere

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

A hero is someone we can admire without apology.
- Kitty Kelley

If you're an underdog, mentally disabled,
physically disabled, if you don't fit in,
if you're not as pretty as the others,
you can still be a hero.
- Steve Guttenberg

No phallic hero, no matter what he does to himself
or to another to prove his courage,
ever matches the solitary, existential courage of the woman who gives birth.
- Andrea Dworkin

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

A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer.
- Novalis

What really helps a guy to become an action hero today
is the directing of the movie.
All those fast cuts.
- Jean Claude Van Damme

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

I don't know if I see myself as really an action hero,
but I like doing physical movies and I like doing movies
where the writing is very lean.
- Jodie Foster

I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree
of responsibility that comes with his freedom.
- Bob Dylan

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

I loved the idea of the Nerd as Hero,
which Ghost World also had.
- Illeana Douglas

When my grandfather died, I started adopting some of his accents,
to sort of remind myself of him.
A homage.
He was a war hero, and he was really great with his hands.
- Gavin DeGraw

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

Good guy' or 'bad guy', hero or anti hero;
doesn't matter to me,
what role I play, only the character have something magical.
- Rutger Hauer

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

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

A hero is a man who does what he can.
- Romain Rolland

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

In 1979, Alien came out and Sigourney was in it with a bunch a guys.
Nobody at that time expected the woman to be the hero,
so that was a tradition that started.
- Sanaa Lathan

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

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

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

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

The essence of a tragedy, or even of a serious play,
is the spiritual awakening, or regeneration,
of the hero.
- Maxwell Anderson

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

John Barry was my hero when I was about 13.
His scores to the James Bond movies were the scores of my life back then.
- Carter Burwell

Clint Eastwood has always been a hero.
- Kevin Bacon

Freud was a hero.
He descended to the Underworld and met there stark terrors.
He carried with him his theory as a Medusa's head which
turned these terrors to stone.
- R. D. Laing

I am a hero worshiper.
I love the number one tennis player.
I love the number one baseball player.
I want to see those records broken.
- Martha Stewart

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

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

God is a hero.
- Stacie Orrico

Fred Astaire is my hero.
I love him because he was willing to kill himself to
make his art look effortless.
And because he proved it's possible to be an artist and a good person.
- Connie Willis


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