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The heroes of the present will retreat to the imitation they are anyhow.
~By Charles Olson ~


Once the state has been founded, there can no longer be any heroes. They come on the scene only in uncivilized conditions.
~By Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel ~


Life is not simple, and people can't be boxed into being either heroes or villains.
~By Jessica Hagedorn ~


I asked him a number of questions and I got some very interesting answers. Ken's heroes, according to Christopher, would be people like John Wayne, of course.
~By Stacy Keach ~


Resistance is feasible even for those who are not heroes by nature, and it is an obligation, I believe, for those who fear the consequences and detest the reality of the attempt to impose American hegemony.
~By Noam Chomsky ~


Steve McQueen was from a time when you didn't know every little dirty thing about our public figures. He and James Dean were very mysterious, archetypal American heroes.
~By Sheryl Crow ~


The world doesn't make any heroes anymore.
~By Graham Greene ~


There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old days of heroes and villains, the people you can bravo or hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch.
~By Bette Davis ~


As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.
~By Ernest Hemingway ~


Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally the merest cowards.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


My heroes were Dylan, John Lennon and Picasso, because they each moved their particular medium forward, and when they got to the point where they were comfortable, they always moved on.
~By John Hughes ~


The key element in tragedy is that heroes and heroines are destroyed by that which appears to be their greatest strength.
~By Robert Shea ~


Every character I play has to be the hero of his own story, the way we're all heroes of our own lives.
~By Jesse Eisenberg ~


So I think rather than being attracted so much now to working with my heroes, I'm sort of more attracted to working with completely unlikely strangers because it's more exciting really.
~By Neil Finn ~


A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action, though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors.
~By Daniel Boone ~


True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


As a boy I used to go to the Chamber of Horrors at the annual fair, to look at the wax figures of Emperors and Kings, of heroes and murderers of the day. The dead now had that same unreality, which shocks without arousing pity.
~By Ernst Toller ~


It would be nice to say the rich people, the fancy people, all behaved like bastards and the poor slobs all came through like heroes. But as a matter of fact, sometimes the poor slobs behave like slobs and the great, noble, privileged characters come off very well, indeed.
~By Walter Lord ~


But as I grew up as a child, falling in love with the theater and Shakespeare, my heroes were Sir Laurence Olivier and Sir John Gielgud.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


I think I'm a fan of people who were brave, my aunt, my grandmother, those are my heroes.
~By George Eads ~


Heroes can be sweet.
~By Oriana Fallaci ~


Racial history is therefore natural history and the mysticism of the soul at one and the same time; but the history of the religion of the blood, conversely, is the great world story of the rise and downfall of peoples, their heroes and thinkers, their inventors and artists.
~By Alfred Rosenberg ~


The heroes of Flight 93 won the first battle in the War on Terror, and they should never be forgotten.
~By Jim Ramstad ~


Since I was seventeen I thought I might be a star. I'd think about all my heroes, Charlie Parker, Jimi Hendrix... I had a romantic feeling about how these people became famous.
~By Jean-Michel Basquiat ~


Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes.
~By Bertolt Brecht ~


Things were easier for the old novelists who saw people all of a piece. Speaking generally, their heroes were good through and through, their villains wholly bad.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


I was never able to write seriously about heroes because I was very aware that I was not one and that in my background there was not this heroic thing.
~By Robert Sheckley ~


No, people back home don't realize why there is this kind of need for heroes in America at the moment. People in Britain don't really understand what's going on here. They don't understand why Camp X-ray exists.
~By Jon Ronson ~


Oklahomans value our children and our seniors. Oklahomans value traditions of faith. Oklahomans value our heroes, our veterans. Oklahomans value innovation and the creative arts.
~By Brad Henry ~


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


I don't believe in superheroes but I love Batman movies. There's a part of every person that is entertained by the idealistic, the fantastic.
~By Aisha Tyler ~


Joe Louis was one of my first heroes.
~By Robert Goulet ~


I want to be a hero, a small and good kind of hero, even though I know heroes have very short lives.
~By Boris Becker ~


Yes, it's a prequel. It tells the story about how the girls were born with superpowers, but they weren't necessarily heroes at the beginning of this movie, so the movie is about the events that happen in their life to make them decide to be heroes.
~By Craig McCracken ~


Those who kept their sanity and humanity intact in the face of awful adversity. Heroes named and unnamed, some known only to God.
~By Silvia Cartwright ~


Heroes always make the right decision; I find that seldom happens in my life.
~By Judd Nelson ~


What I want to bring back to superheroes with this project is a sense of play. Things have gotten so dreary. The heroes have gotten so ugly that even their muscles have muscles.
~By Frank Miller ~


But if one could go back in time, I'd love to have been directed by Howard Hawks, who's one of my great heroes. One of the greatest directors there ever was. He directed probably one of the greatest westerns of all time in Rio Bravo.
~By Stephen Fry ~


Well, there are conjoined twins in real life and we can tell a story about them so long as they're not the brunt of the jokes. In this, they're the heroes of this story; we love these guys.
~By Bobby Farrelly ~


Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
~By Alphonse de Lamartine ~


Our men and women in our armed forces are the real heroes in this conflict.
~By Wayne Allard ~


To have no heroes is to have no aspiration, to live on the momentum of the past, to be thrown back upon routine, sensuality, and the narrow self.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~


I never had any acting heroes. I never really went to the theatre.
~By Julie Walters ~


The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them.
~By Jean Genet ~


See, heroes never die. John Wayne isn't dead, Elvis isn't dead. Otherwise you don't have a hero. You can't kill a hero. That's why I never let him get older.
~By Mickey Spillane ~


I admire runners older than I - they are now my heroes. I want to be like them as I grow older.
~By Frank Shorter ~


For as long as this nation has known war, we have embraced the heroes it has produced. Americans have rightfully noted the honor and nobility of courage under hostile fire and thanked those who perished in their defense.
~By James T. Walsh ~


I'm quite influenced in this by one of my heroes, Montaigne, who thought a man's real task was to render as honest an account of himself as he could.
~By Robert Sheckley ~


My heroes are people like Picasso and Miro and people who at last really reach something in their old age, which they absolutely couldn't ever have done in their youth.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


King Arthur was one of my heroes - I played with a trash can lid for a knightly shield and my uncle's cane for the sword Excalibur.
~By Lloyd Alexander ~


If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women.
~By Abigail Adams ~


How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


You know, in my hometown of Hope, Arkansas, the three sacred heroes were Jesus, Elvis, and FDR, not necessarily in that order.
~By Mike Huckabee ~


It was just the thrill of a lifetime. Brando and Hackman were two of my heroes.
~By Richard Donner ~


I've spent several years in Hollywood, and I still think the movie heroes are in the audience.
~By Wilson Mizner ~


My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
~By Bono ~


Lance Armstrong is the guy that I would put up there as one of my heroes. He's done something that no one else has done and when you put into it what he overcame, it's absolutely unbelievable.
~By Craig T. Nelson ~


I'm no hero. Heroes don't come back. Survivors return home. Heroes never come home. If anyone thinks I'm a hero, I'm not.
~By Bob Feller ~


You know, heroes are ordinary people that have achieved extraordinary things in life.
~By Dave Winfield ~


By that I mean, I think that it is true that politics and political heroes have to satisfy our need to be greater than mortal in some way, and that's led them into creating illusions, sound bites, focus groups that tell you what to do.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


We will never forget the passengers of Flight 93, who courageously confronted the terrorists, defeating another planned attack on America. They are the heroes for our times.
~By Bob Taft ~


Villains are very, very boring to do. They're so much easier than heroes.
~By Jeremy Brett ~


It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.
~By Louis Pasteur ~


Custer had dead heroes. Crazy Horse had only live ones.
~By Stephen Ambrose ~


Last week, the House of Representatives passed a resolution honoring the victims and heroes of September 11th. As we commemorate the anniversary of 9-11, we must also remember that the threat is still very real today.
~By Michael McCaul ~


And I believe we need heroes, I believe we need certain people who we can measure our own shortcomings by.
~By Richard Attenborough ~


As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children.
~By John Adams ~


Women can't be afraid to look like action heroes. It's not always pretty, but when it's on the screen, it translates well to the audience.
~By Victoria Pratt ~


Heroes are people who are all good with no bad in them. That's the way I always saw Joe DiMaggio. He was beyond question one of the greatest players of the century.
~By Mickey Mantle ~


But there were women in the world, and from them each of our heroes had taken to himself a wife. The good ladies were no strangers to the prowess of their husbands. and, strange as it may seem, they presumed a little upon it.
~By Augustus Baldwin Longstreet ~


There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place - police, firefighters and members of our armed forces.
~By Sidney Sheldon ~


Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


The real heroes were my good buddies who died during the battles.
~By Ira Hayes ~


We remember the heroes who ran into the burning buildings to rescue those trapped inside, and the dauntless passengers on Flight 93 who laid down their lives to save others, including almost certainly those of us in the U.S. Capitol.
~By Todd Tiahrt ~


We've always been ready for female superheroes. Because women want to be them and men want to do them.
~By Famke Janssen ~


I think, with the gay liberation movement has had need for heroes and heroines, and it would be rather nice to have Abraham Lincoln as your poster boy, wouldn't it?
~By David Herbert Donald ~


Fighting is like champagne. It goes to the heads of cowards as quickly as of heroes. Any fool can be brave on a battlefield when it's be brave or else be killed.
~By Margaret Mitchell ~


The law has no power over heroes.
~By Charlotte Lennox ~


First, how to memorialize the heroes of 9/11; second, something that expresses our resolve.
~By George Pataki ~


Without heroes, we are all plain people and don't know how far we can go.
~By Bernard Malamud ~


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of my personal heroes.
~By Ken Salazar ~


What I've learned is that it's okay to take from heroes, such as Debussy, but it has to be filtered through my own personality so that ultimately it's me.
~By William Kraft ~


We were like heroes, to stand there and observe the police, and the police were scared to move upon us.
~By Bobby Seale ~


Of course I do not regret the Bond days, I regret that sadly heroes in general are depicted with guns in their hands, and to tell the truth I have always hated guns and what they represent.
~By Roger Moore ~


And thus it was that I started to wonder why Robert Burns is so important to us. We have other poets, and other writers, and other heroes, yet we do not afford them the veneration that we afford to Robert Burns.
~By Len G. Murray ~


One of the things I really like about Ford's films is how there is always a focus on the way characters live, and not just the male heroes.
~By Ken Burns ~


On the one hand, the press, television, and movies make heroes of vandals by calling them whiz kids.
~By Ken Thompson ~


Our flag honors those who have fought to protect it, and is a reminder of the sacrifice of our nation's founders and heroes. As the ultimate icon of America's storied history, the Stars and Stripes represents the very best of this nation.
~By Joe Barton ~


Just by luck, I picked good heroes to worship.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


Michael Mann's always been one of my heroes.
~By Peter Berg ~


Our heroes are fighting to bring stability to the Middle East, and they have put pressure on all of the tyrannies of the Middle East. They have taken a stand against tyranny, against terrorists, and for the prospect of decent societies throughout that region.
~By Orrin Hatch ~


What has made this nation great? Not its heroes but its households.
~By Sarah Orne Jewett ~


When the heroes go off the stage, the clowns come on.
~By Heinrich Heine ~


Heroes may not be braver than anyone else. They're just braver five minutes longer.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities.
~By Daniel J. Boorstin ~


I think there are good men and women in all decades. We've grown cynical. And look at what we do to all our heroes: Churchill, FDR, Kennedy, they all had affairs. But heroic things happen every day.
~By Kevin Costner ~


The trouble with super heroes is what to do between phone booths.
~By Ken Kesey ~


There are no heroes in most of my stories. I look at our society with a critical eye and find nothing extraordinary in the people I see.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


Receiving far less attention are the working class heroes, who go about their solitary work routines with quiet dignity, come home from another grueling day, yet still find time to interact with their children.
~By Armstrong Williams ~

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