Hero Quotes

Boldness governed by superior intellect is the mark of a hero.

Carl von Clausewitz

A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

The modern hero-deed must be that of questing to bring to light again the lost Atlantis of the co-ordinated soul.

Joseph Campbell

It is better to arm and strengthen your hero, than to disarm and enfeeble your foe.

Anne Bront

Nothing is given to man on earth - struggle is built into the nature of life, and conflict is possible - a villain but a hero. What we honor about the cowboy of the Old West is his willingness to stand up to evil and to do it alone, if necessary. The cowboy is a symbol of the crucial virtues of courage and independence.

Andrew Bernstein

He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

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.

Yasser Arafat

Each one was a hero. Their contribution to science and space exploration will never be forgotten.

Jean Chretien

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

Mary McCarthy

The comedy is always the same. In the first act the hero imagines a place where happiness exists. In the second he strives towards that goal. In the third he comes up short or what amounts to the same thing he achieves his goal only to find that happiness lies a little further down the road.

James Branch Cabell

Originality is the last refuge of a hero...

Donald Barthelme

Every hero becomes a bore at last.

Bret Hart

Character assassination is at once easier and surer than physical assault; and it involves far less risk for the assassin. It leaves him free to commit the same deed over and over again, and may, indeed, win him the honors of a hero in the country of his victims.

Alan Barth

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Too many children in foster care are falling through cracks. Be a hero, take the time learn about adoption today.

Bruce Willis

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

Hero-worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom

Herbert Spencer

Only one who liberates himself from his psychological desires and fears indeed in truth qualify as liberation hero.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

Who is the bravest hero? He who turns his enemy into a friend

Hebrew Proverb

Vienna. It means nothing to me but to Orson Welles, it was the setting for one of his finest performances - and a place to get huge plates of cheap rich food. I followed the footsteps of my hero, which are still visible in the concrete, to the world famous Ferris wheel.

Derren Victor Brown

Are you hero enough to unite yourself to one whom you know to be suspected and despised by all around you, and identify your interests and your honour with hers? Think! it is a serious thing.

Anne Bront

I have always been a friend to hero-worship; it is the only rational one, and has always been in use amongst civilized people.

George Henry Borrow

The story he told me was "per sfogarsi," as Bayle loved to say; his idea was that I would not discover the real hero. I shall always believe that it was his own story under another name, and I love to believe it because it was so exactly his way of looking at things...

Paul Charles Joseph Bourget

Baseball serves as a good model for democracy in action: Every player is equally important and each has a chance to be a hero

Edward Abbey

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