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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


It often seemed like we had become a nation where the only heroes were rock singers and ball players and that there were no large men of probity who could be called upon for the task.
~By Elliot Richardson ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I don't have any influences, any heroes, it's just me.
~By GG Allin ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Athletes as role models and heroes is a hoax, a sick hoax. The men and women who are fighting in Iraq, they are the true heroes.
~By Gale Sayers ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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