Heroes Quotes

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.

Joseph Campbell

Who is a hero? He who conquers his urges

The Talmud

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

To be a hero or a heroine, one must give an order to oneself.

Simone Weil

Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

The hero is valorous because he stands up to every threat directed against his values. Heroism requires value conflict.

Andrew Bernstein

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

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

If one is determined to die for the truth, even a common man can create history.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

As you get older, it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary

Ernest Hemingway

The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper

Aristotle

True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason

Alfred North Whitehead

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

They never fail who die In a great cause.

George Gordon (Noel) Byron, 6th Baron Byron

Down these mean streets a man must go who is not himself mean, who is neither tarnished nor afraid. He is the hero, he is everything. He must be a complete man and a common man and yet an unusual man. He must be, to use a rather weathered phrase, a man of honor, by instinct, by inevitability, without thought of it, and certainly without saying it. He must be the best man in his world and a good enough man for any world.

Rebecca Harding Davis

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

Will Rogers

It is better to be the widow of a hero than the wife of a coward.

Dolores Ibarruri

Only a handful of men and women leave an imprint on the conscience of a nation and on the history that they helped shape, ...

Barack Obama

Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes

Benjamin Disraeli

The ancients had a taste, let us say rather a passion, for the marvellous, which caused them to forget even the sacred duties of gratitude. Observe them, for example, grouping together the lofty deeds of a great number of heroes, whose names they have not even deigned to preserve, and investing the single personage of Hercules with them. The lapse of ages has not rendered us wiser in this respect. In our own time the public delight in blending fable with history. In every career of life, in the pursuit of science especially, they enjoy a pleasure in creating Herculeses.

Franois Jean Dominique Arago

We dont need any more heroes; we just need someone to take out the recycling.

Banksy

Thus fought the heroes, tranquil their admirable hearts, violent their swords, resigned to kill and to die.

Jorge Luis Borges

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

Joseph Campbell

Heroes and victims are the product of the mood they were in when opportunity came or when circumstances were at their worst.

Orson Scott Card

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

Will Rogers

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Updated On : September 08, 2013
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