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.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
The hero is valorous because he stands up to every threat directed against his values. Heroism requires value conflict.
The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is only a projection of his own soul, which he admires
Marriage is a romance in which the hero dies in the first chapter.
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
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.
Who is a hero? He who conquers his urges
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Success and failure. We think of them as opposites, but they're really not. They're companions - the hero and the sidekick.
Baseball serves as a good model for democracy in action: Every player is equally important and each has a chance to be a hero
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.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
We all live in suspense from day to day In other words, you are the hero of your own story.
Each one was a hero. Their contribution to science and space exploration will never be forgotten.
This child, who is grasping the stone, facing the tank, is it not the greatest message to the world when that hero becomes a martyr? We are proud of them.
He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero.
A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.
A hero is someone who rebels or seems to rebel against the facts of existence and seems to conquer them. Obviously that can only work at moments. It can't be a lasting thing. That's not saying that people shouldn't keep trying to rebel against the facts of existence. Someday, who knows, we might conquer death, disease and war.
A hero is a man who is afraid to run away.
One cannot always be a hero, but one can always be a human.
It is better to be the widow of a hero than the wife of a coward.
The lion who breaks the enemy's ranks is a minor hero compared to the lion who overcomes himself.
A light supper, a good night's sleep and a fine morning have often made a hero out of the same man, who, by indigestion, a restless night and a rainy morning would have proved a coward.