Heroes Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Heroes

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It's the unusual leading man. Most of the Hollywood leading men are powerful and capable and strong, heroes. He has this vulnerability, he's fragile, he struggles to find a way to live from day to day that we can identify with, that we can understand.
~By Mark Rydell ~


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


When we contemplate the heroes of Christianity, and compare our feeble efforts with their astonishing performance and self devotion, we should fall into despair, were there not a few softening features, by which they are brought back to the ranks of humanity.
~By John Strachan ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


In every man the memory of the struggles and the heroes of the past is alive. But these memories are not incompatible with the desire for peace in the future.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


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 ~


There's no excuse for the young people not knowing who the heroes and heroines are or were.
~By Nina Simone ~


My musical heroes are people like Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie who wrote and sang real songs for real people; for everyone, old, young, and in between.
~By Tom Chapin ~


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 ~


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


I think superheroes today are like whistle blowers.
~By Robert Englund ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Over all our happy country - over all our Nation spread, Is a band of noble heroes - is our Army of the Dead.
~By Will Carleton ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


I thought it was such a unique concept to play parents who happen to be super heroes and have a son who is going through puberty and starting high school.
~By Kelly Preston ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


What with making their way and enjoying what they have won, heroes have no time to think. But the sons of heroes - ah, they have all the necessary leisure.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


We thank thee for this opportunity to show our love for these heroes who have accomplished such wonders for the beloved United States, which was founded by noble and inspired men.
~By Lorenzo Snow ~


For as long as this nation has known war, we have embraced the heroes it has produced.
~By Jim Walsh ~


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


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


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


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


I also try very hard to create characters - both heroes and villains - with psychological depth.
~By Jeffery Deaver ~


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 ~


Today, free agency takes away a lot of your heroes, they go somewhere else. Some of them don't but a lot of them do-take the higher offer to go somewhere else. And, it turns the fans off because they get attached to the players.
~By Bob Lilly ~


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 ~


I saw some war heroes... John Kerry is not a war hero. He couldn't tie the shoes of some of the people in Coastal Division 11.
~By John O'Neill ~


There's something so accessible about heroes who have faults.
~By Laura Dern ~


I got to work with one of my heroes, Johnny Depp, and to see how he goes about business, which was really inspiring for me at this stage in my career.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


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


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 ~


I had both male and female heroes.
~By Sally Ride ~


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 ~


Death, after all, is the common expectation from birth. Neither heroes nor cowards can escape it.
~By Ellis Peters ~


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


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


Hard times don't create heroes. It is during the hard times when the 'hero' within us is revealed.
~By Bob Riley ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The poet does not fear death, not because he believes in the fantasy of heroes, but because death constantly visits his thoughts and is thus an image of a serene dialogue.
~By Salvatore Quasimodo ~


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 ~


The world's made up of individuals who don't want to be heroes.
~By Brian Moore ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Heroes to me are guys that sit in libraries. They absorb knowledge and then the risks they take are calculated on the basis of the courage it took to become replete with knowledge.
~By William Hurt ~


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


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 ~


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


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

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