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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 ~


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


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


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 find it strange the way human nature wants heroes and yet wants to destroy their heroes. It's a kind of mass insecurity people want something to look up to and get a buzz off but, at the same time, want to destroy it because it makes them feel insecure.
~By Danielle Dax ~


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


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 know the game wasn't a classic, but the night was about more than that-it was about bringing back the memories and raising money for former heroes who have now fallen on hard times.
~By David Ginola ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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'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 ~


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 ~


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


Some of my other heroes around that time were, oddly enough, Frank Sinatra, Nat Cole and people like that - I was always more inclined to listen to ballads.
~By William Bell ~


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


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


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 ~


Heroes can be sweet.
~By Oriana Fallaci ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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.
~By Stanley Kunitz ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


But baseball bounced back in the next decade to reclaim its place as the national pastime: new heroes, spirited competition, and booming prosperity gave birth to dreams of expansion, both within the major leagues and around the world.
~By John Thorn ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


I met Jack Bruce, one of my heroes, in a studio while doing some recording. England had just beat Scotland in a big football match and I saw Jack trying to break into this refrigerator in the lounge, drunk out of his brain, and I didn't know what to say.
~By Andy Partridge ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker.
~By Helen Keller ~


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


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


We like our archetypes and heroes to be what they are at face value. And life doesn't work out like that.
~By Laura Dern ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


Our Nation must provide sufficient access to healthcare, adequate benefits, and the supplemental resources our veterans were promised and so dearly need. We owe our heroes no less.
~By Dan Lipinski ~

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