Heroes Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Heroes

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


My heroes are the camera crew and the electricians. They work such long hours.
~By Adam Baldwin ~


Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become.
~By Brooke Foss Westcott ~


Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed.
~By Peter S. Beagle ~


But the West did not last long enough. Its folk myths and heroes became stage properties of Hollywood before the poets had begun to get to work on them.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


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


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 ~


I liked the Beatles because there was so much melody. Jimi Hendrix is still one of my heroes.
~By Robert Cray ~


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 ~


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 ~


At the Carter Center we work with victims of oppression, and we give support to human rights heroes.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


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


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


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


Vietnam helped me realize who the true heroes really are in this world. It's not the home-run hitters.
~By Willie Stargell ~


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 ~


I believe that interest in heroes is universal and eternal.
~By Norman Spinrad ~


I'm too shy, really to be able to hang out with my heroes for too long.
~By Michelle Shocked ~


Our young people look up to us. Let us not let them down. Our young people need us. Saving them will make heroes of us all.
~By Gale Sayers ~


You should never meet your heroes. Paul Newman... I was so excited about meeting him, but he turned up in shell suit bottoms, slippers, and a jumper. He was just so worn out and old, he wanted to go home.
~By Allan Carr ~


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


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 ~


I identify with the Clint Eastwoods and Harrison Fords. Those are my heroes.
~By Barry Pepper ~


We invoke the sacrifices of our fallen heroes in the abstract, but we seldom take time to thank them individually.
~By Rahm Emanuel ~


The selfless actions of these heroes have removed them from their families, businesses and homeland to fight, so that others may experience the liberty awaiting our troops upon safe return to America.
~By Jim Walsh ~


We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too.
~By Helen Hayes ~


Young people and Indian people need to know that we existed in the 20th Century. We need to know who our heroes are and to know what we have done and accomplished in this century other than what Olympic athletes Jim Thorpe and Billy Mills have done.
~By Russell Means ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


What we're doing with Band of Brothers is trying to put it into human terms, so it is not just a flickering, black and white myth on a screen, it is a resonant story. I want the audience to recognize themselves in these men. They're not just mythic heroes.
~By Tom Hanks ~


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


Heroes are those who can somehow resist the power of the situation and act out of noble motives, or behave in ways that do not demean others when they easily can.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The heroes of our youth grow old - 'the boys of summer in their ruin,' in Dylan Thomas's verse - yet we seem the same.
~By John Thorn ~


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


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


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


I pretty much grew up when punk was big in the UK. The Sex Pistols were heroes for me. I used to run around like Johnny Rotten. I had a jacket like his.
~By Gavin Rossdale ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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, 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in.
~By David Lloyd George ~


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


I never appreciated 'positive heroes' in literature. They are almost always cliches, copies of copies, until the model is exhausted. I prefer perplexity, doubt, uncertainty, not just because it provides a more 'productive' literary raw material, but because that is the way we humans really are.
~By Jose Saramago ~


Lynda Carter played Wonder Woman and was one of the first female superheroes. It gives me more of an encouragement that we can be strong and can do whatever a guy can do.
~By Thuy Trang ~


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 we continue to fight the War on Terror, it is imperative that we protect America's fallen heroes by ensuring that they are treated with respect, while being laid to rest.
~By Jon Porter ~


It shouldn't take an emergency for this Administration to deal with the health care needs of our nation's heroes. Funding the VA and our bringing our troops home safely should never be treated as an afterthought.
~By John Salazar ~


The only lesson to extract from any civil war is that it's pointless and futile and ugly, and that there is nothing glamorous or heroic about it. There are heroes, but the causes are never heroic.
~By Anthony Minghella ~


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 ~


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 ~


We're our own dragons as well as our own heroes, and we have to rescue ourselves from ourselves.
~By Tom Robbins ~


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


We all want heroes and we all want somebody to look up to.
~By Stacie Orrico ~


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


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


If you have a crisis, whether on a ship or wherever, there are heroes who rise above it.
~By Jerry Bruckheimer ~


When I first started writing, I was in advertising at the time, I was doing most of my writing on weekends. I had studied most of the other series heroes and I figured it would be fun for mine to be different and put him in and around water. So I dreamed up Dirk Pitt.
~By Clive Cussler ~


Dean Martin is one of my heroes.
~By Joe Mantegna ~


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


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 ~


I try to give both my heroes and villains an emotional dimensionality which provides the motivation for their actions.
~By Sidney Sheldon ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Heroes can be sweet.
~By Oriana Fallaci ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Being around all the great names of the game at a young age because they were my heroes; the fact this meant so much to Canada. It was just an incredible thing to be a part of.
~By Marcel Dionne ~


My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone else as my heroes.
~By Michael Jordan ~


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 created by popular demand, sometimes out of the scantiest materials, or none at all.
~By Gerald W. Johnson ~


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


When leaders take back power, when they act as heroes and saviors, they end up exhausted, overwhelmed, and deeply stressed.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


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 ~


Heroes, whatever high ideas we may have of them, are mortal and not divine. We are all as God made us and many of us much worse.
~By John Osborne ~


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 ~


I teethed on books of heroes such as Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln and King David.
~By Luke Ford ~


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 ~


The reason progress is slow is that we always expect other men to be the heroes and to live the heroic lives. But we all have hero stuff in us. In our sphere of life we can always live more heroically and triumphantly and grow in heroic stature.
~By Wilferd A. Peterson ~


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 ~


These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor - and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


In every age poets and social reformers have tried to stimulate the people of their own time to a nobler life by enchanting stories of the virtues of the heroes of old.
~By Alfred Marshall ~


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


With any good story, you need the adversary, the heroes and villains. You need a good mixture to make it work.
~By Phil Keoghan ~

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