Heroes Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Heroes

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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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


It's silly to say it about a tennis player, but I'm an unbelievable hero in Germany. And Germany needs heroes more than any place.
~By Boris Becker ~


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


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


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 ~


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


In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 can be sweet.
~By Oriana Fallaci ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


I love milk so much! I make a point of drinking a glass of milk every day. So now anyone who did those milk ads with the milk mustaches, they're my heroes.
~By Natalie Portman ~

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