Heroes Quotes

Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes.

Bertolt Brecht

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!

Maya Angelou

As a dreamer of dreams and a travelin' man, I have chalked up many a mile. Read dozens of books about heroes and crooks, And I've learned much from both of their styles.

James William "Jimmy" Buffett

Old myths, old gods, old heroes have never died. They are only sleeping at the bottom of our mind, waiting for our call. We have need for them. They represent the wisdom of our race.

Stanley Kunitz

MYTHOLOGY, n. The body of a primitive people's beliefs concerning its origin, early history, heroes, deities and so forth, as distinguished from the true accounts which it invents later.

Ambrose Bierce

I, I will be king. And you, you will be queen. Though nothing will drive them away. We can beat them, just for one day. We can be heroes, just for one day.

David Robert Jones

Kids today are looking for idols, but sometimes they look too far... They don't have to look any farther than their home because those are the people that love you. They are the real heroes

Bobby Bonilla

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

Will Rogers

Our heroes are people and people are flawed. Don`t let that taint the thing you love.

Randy Milholland

Great Heroes are long-lived who do not die in time; sculptors of independence. Heroic Ma avar who have departed have sown the seed for the uprising of lofty liberation of our land.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

We call Japanese soldiers fanatics when they die rather than surrender, whereas American soldiers who do the same thing are called heroes.

Unknown

History is not the story of heroes entirely. It is often the story of cruelty and injustice and shortsightedness. There are monsters, there is evil, there is betrayal. That's why people should read Shakespeare and Dickens as well as history ~~ they will find the best, the worst, the height of noble attainment and the depths of depravity.

David C. McCullough

It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.

Louis Kossuth

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

Henrik Ibsen

We call Japanese soldiers fanatics when they die rather than surrender, whereas American soldiers who do the same thing are called heroes

Robert Maynard Hutchins

Canadians do not like heroes, and so they do not have them.

George Woodcock

The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.

Benjamin Disraeli

Courage is more exhilarating than fear and in the long run it is easier. We do not have to become heroes over night. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Our admiration is so given to dead martyrs that we have little time for living heroes.

Elbert Green Hubbard

If everybody was satisfied with himself, there would be no heroes.

Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would be realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind. Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.

Henry Miller

I would give all the wealth of the world, and all the deeds of all the heroes, for one true vision.

Henry David Thoreau

I long to accomplish a great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.

Helen Keller

Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would be realize it, than to ccept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind. Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.

Henry Miller

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