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  1. Picture quote by Tom Hiddleston about responsibility

    We're all flawed heroes. Responsibility is power. Take responsibility for the consequences of your actions, and the world is yours. Everything is a choice. ⏤ Tom Hiddleston

  2. Picture quote by Gerard Way about motivational

    All the best heroes are ordinary people who make themselves extraordinary. ⏤ Gerard Way

  3. Picture quote by Babe Ruth about memory

    Heroes get remembered, but legends never die. ⏤ Babe Ruth

  4. Picture quote by Steve Maraboli about humanity

    If you are not the hero of your own story, then you're missing the whole point of your humanity. ⏤ Steve Maraboli

  5. Picture quote by Christopher Reeve about strength

    A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. ⏤ Christopher Reeve

  6. Picture quote about heroes

    We can be heroes just for one day

  7. Picture quote by Robin S. Sharma about inspirational

    To uplift others when you least feel like it is to join the ranks of the heroic. ⏤ Robin S. Sharma

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We shouldn't be looking for heroes, we should be looking for good ideas.

Noam Chomsky

A hero is a man who is afraid to run away.

English Proverbs

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

Christopher Reeve

Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed. It is all part of the fairy tale.

Peter S. Beagle

Show me a hero, and I'll write you a tragedy.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.

Umberto Eco

What makes a hero truly great is that they never despair.

Roy Thompson

I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.

Bob Dylan

The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by.

Felix Adler

You cannot be a hero without being a coward.

George Bernard Shaw

A hero is someone right who doesn't change.

George Foreman

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

Michael Jordan

Find out what your hero or heroine wants, and when he or she wakes up in the morning, just follow him or her all day..

Ray Bradbury

A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.


Being a hero is about the shortest lived profession on earth.

Will Rogers

I think we all see ourselves as the heroes in our own lives.

Tom Hiddleston

We can't all be heroes because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.

Will Rogers

The hero draws inspiration from the virtue of his ancestors.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I learned how fast you can go from being an international hero to being a reference in a joke on a late night talk show.

Michael Phelps

What is a society without a heroic dimension?

Jean Baudrillard

My belt holds my pants up, but the belt loops hold my belt up. I don't really know what's happening down there. Who is the real hero?

Mitch Hedberg

In camp was found a book, the first of the kind I had ever seen, in which I was made a great hero, slaying Indians by the hundreds.

Kit Carson

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.

Joseph Campbell

There are heroes in evil as well as in good.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Be your own hero, it's cheaper than a movie ticket.

Doug Horton

All the heroes, the fire fighters and police men are dying. Don't forget them, many are still alive.

James Dye

It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.

Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf

One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being.

May Sarton

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

Helen Hayes

Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one.

Baltasar Gracian

True heroism consists in being superior to the ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge us to combat.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.


Heroism feels and never reasons, and therefore is always right.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

And how can man die better than facing fearful odds, for the ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his Gods?

Thomas Babington Macaulay

A big man has no time really to do anything but just sit and be big.


Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally the merest cowards.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

But protagonists are protagonists and heroes are heroes.

David Baldacci

No heroine can create a hero through love of one, but she can give birth to one.

Jean Paul

In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one.

H. L. Mencken

Freud was a hero. He descended to the Underworld and met there stark terrors. He carried with him his theory as a Medusa's head which turned these terrors to stone.

R. D. Laing

Тоз, който падне в бой за свобода, той не умира. Who fells in fight for freedom, doesn't dies.

Hristo Botev

Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion.

Calvin Coolidge

The essence of a tragedy, or even of a serious play, is the spiritual awakening, or regeneration, of the hero.

Maxwell Anderson

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.

Charles Horton Cooley

I didn't realize House would be the central character, more the bitter comic relief appearing occasionally. I relish his wounded nature - the lameness, the scarred Byronic hero.

Hugh Laurie

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You don't have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things -- to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals.

Edmund Hillary

Heroism is the divine relation which, in all times, unites a great man to other men.

Thomas Carlyle

Perfectionism becomes a badge of honor with you playing the part of the suffering hero.

David D. Burns

Life, misfortunes, isolation, abandonment, poverty, are battlefields which have their heroes; obscure heroes, sometimes greater than the illustrious heroes.

Victor Hugo

What is a hero without love for mankind.

Doris Lessing

Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune must contribute her part too; and till both concur, the work cannot be perfected.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

The ordinary man is involved in action, the hero acts. An immense difference.

Henry Miller

The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.

Benjamin Disraeli

Always the heavy and never the hero - that's me.

Leonard Warren

No man is a hero to his valet. This is not because the hero is no hero, but because the valet is a valet.

G. W. F. Hegel

No hero is mortal till he dies.

W. H. Auden

Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy.

Samuel Johnson

My one ambition is to play a hero.

Sessue Hayakawa

I am not a hero but the brave men who died deserved this honor.

Ira Hayes

Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes.

Bertolt Brecht

In our world of big names, our true heroes tend to be anonymous. In this life of illusion and quasi-illusion, the person of solid virtues who can be admired for something more substantial than his well-knowness often proves to be the unsung hero: the teacher, the nurse, the mother, the honest cop, the hard worker at lonely, underpaid, unglamorous, unpublicized jobs.

Daniel J. Boorstin

A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.

Bob Dylan

Celebrity-worship and hero-worship should not be confused. Yet we confuse them every day, and by doing so we come dangerously close to depriving ourselves of all real models. We lose sight of the men and women who do not simply seem great because they are famous but are famous because they are great. We come closer and closer to degrading all fame into notoriety.

Daniel J. Boorstin

The characteristic of genuine heroism is its persistency. All men have wandering impulses, fits and starts of generosity. But when you have resolved to be great, abide by yourself, and do not weakly try to reconcile yourself with the world. The heroic cannot be the common, nor the common the heroic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Heroism works in contradiction to the voice of mankind and in contradiction, for a time, to the voice of the great and good. Heroism is an obedience to a secret impulse of an individual

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story.

John Barth

A hero has faced it all: he need not be undefeated, but he must be undaunted.

Andrew Bernstein

The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self a fool; the truest heroism is to resist the doubt; and the profoundest wisdom, to know when it ought to be resisted, and when it be obeyed.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

I want to play an action hero. I'm ready for roles that totally aren't me.

Kirsten Dunst

Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed?

Solomon Short

A static hero is a public liability. Progress grows out of motion.

Richard E. Byrd

They wouldn't be heroes if they were infallible, in fact they wouldn't be heroes if they weren't miserable wretched dogs, the pariahs of the earth, besides which the only reason to build up an idol is to tear it down again.

Lester Bangs

You lived too long, we have supped full with heroes, they waste their deaths on us.

C. D. Andrews

The way I wanted to write it, is with a hero, or sort of a pure character who was the protagonist. And the antagonists were these demonic evil children, cause when you're a kid, seven or eight years old, and you're looking at the world around you - everything seems black or white, good or bad.

John Wozniak

A boy doesn't have to go to war to be a hero; he can say he doesn't like pie when he sees there isn't enough to go around.

Edward W. Howe

The idol of today pushes the hero of yesterday out of our recollection; and will, in turn, be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow.

Washington Irving

Once the state has been founded, there can no longer be any heroes. They come on the scene only in uncivilized conditions.

G. W. F. Hegel

The truth is always more heroic than the hype.

Jessica Lynch

It is said, that no one is a hero to their butler. The reason is, that it requires a hero to recognize a hero. The butler, however, will probably know well how to estimate his equals.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Heroes are created by popular demand, sometimes out of the scantiest materials.

Gerald W. Johnson

My Daddy was my hero. He was always there for me when I needed him. He listened to me and taught me so many things. But most of all he was fun.

Bindi Irwin

It's taken some getting used to, that my father actually is a hero.

Alexandra Kerry

What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in.

David Lloyd George

To every little girl her father is a hero.

Alexandra Kerry

I wish I was dating one of the ladies in 'Bollywood Hero.' They're gorgeous. Any of them.

Chris Kattan

The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them.

Jean Genet

I just thought, 'I want to be an action hero.'

Melissa George

I play Rock Band, which is Guitar Hero times ten. You can play with four people, so when you have parties, you have a real band. Nobody ever wants to sing, so I'm always the one throwing down on the mic.

Elizabeth Banks

I'm really not that good at Guitar Hero!

Aaron Yoo

Bullfighters are Seville's heroes.

Paz Vega

I mean, I'm not going to play the hero of something.

Paul Giamatti

I really liked 'Starter For Ten' because I grew up watching 1980s teen films like 'St. Elmo's Fire' and 'The Breakfast Club' and I've always wanted to play the underdog lead hero in a 1980s-inspired film.

James McAvoy

Every character I play has to be the hero of his own story, the way we're all heroes of our own lives.

Jesse Eisenberg

There's so much importance in honoring your everyday hero. It doesn't take money. It doesn't take connections. What matters is that people get involved. Whether your passion is gun control or food or whatever it may be, everybody needs to stop being so self-absorbed.

Debi Mazar

A hero is somebody who is selfless, who is generous in spirit, who just tries to give back as much as possible and help people. A hero to me is someone who saves people and who really deeply cares.

Debi Mazar

I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me.

Giuseppe Garibaldi

A hero holds purposes appropriate to man and is, therefore, a thinker.

Andrew Bernstein

Bardot, Byron, Hitler, Hemingway, Monroe, Sade: we do not require our heroes to be subtle, just to be big. Then we can depend on someone to make them subtle.

D. J. Enright

The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways.

Gene Hackman

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