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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

Picture quote by Gerard Way about motivational

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

Picture quote by Babe Ruth about memory

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

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We can be heroes just for one day

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

English Proverbs,

True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.

Alfred North Whitehead, mathematician

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! A Poet and Hero to Remember

Maya Angelou, poet

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

Peter S. Beagle, author

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others, at whatever cost.

Arthur Ashe, athlete

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

Roy Thompson,

Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

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

Bob Dylan, singer songwriter

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.

Robert Wyatt, musician

You cannot be a hero without being a coward.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

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, educator

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

Tom Hiddleston, actor

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

Michael Jordan, basketball player

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

Will Rogers, actor

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

Will Rogers, actor

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

Rahm Emanuel, politician

A hero is someone right who doesn't change.

George Foreman, athlete

The hero draws inspiration from the virtue of his ancestors.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

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

Jim Ramstad, politician

What is a society without a heroic dimension?

Jean Baudrillard, sociologist

There are heroes in evil as well as in good.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one.

Baltasar Gracian, philosopher

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

May Sarton, poet

Those who kept their sanity and humanity intact in the face of awful adversity. Heroes named and unnamed, some known only to God.

Silvia Cartwright, statesman

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

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

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

Doug Horton,

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

Helen Hayes, actress

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,

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

H. L. Mencken, writer

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

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

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

Jean Paul, author

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


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


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.

Daniel Boone, explorer

But protagonists are protagonists and heroes are heroes.

David Baldacci, novelist

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.

Stacy Keach, actor

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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, poet

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.

Bob Taft, politician

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

Samuel Johnson, author

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,

What is a hero without love for mankind.

Doris Lessing, writer

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

Margaret J. Wheatley, writer

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

Nina Simone, musician

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

John Adams, president

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, explorer

Heroes are ordinary people who make themselves extraordinary.

Gerard Way, singer

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

Calvin Coolidge, president

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, sociologist

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

Victor Hugo, author

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

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

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

Henry Miller, author

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

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

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

Jerry Bruckheimer, producer

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.

Marcel Dionne, athlete

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

Jeremy Brett, actor

The main thing about being a hero is to know when to die.

Will Rogers, actor

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.

Jim Walsh, politician

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.

Mark Rydell, director

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.

Victoria Pratt, actress

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

Luke Ford, writer

I don't have any influences, any heroes, it's just me.

GG Allin, musician

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.

Craig T. Nelson, actor

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.

Michael N. Castle, politician

The law has no power over heroes.

Charlotte Lennox, author

One murder makes a villain, millions often a hero.

Bishop Beilby Porteus,

Joe Louis was one of my first heroes.

Robert Goulet, musician

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

George Eads, actor

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.

Christopher Dawson, writer

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.

Sydney Pollack, director

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.

Joe Barton, politician

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.

Russell Means, activist

I identify with the Clint Eastwoods and Harrison Fords. Those are my heroes.

Barry Pepper, actor

A hero is someone we can admire without apology.

Kitty Kelley, journalist

The high sentiments always win in the end, the leaders who offer blood, toil, tears and sweat always get more out of their followers than those who offer safety and a good time. When it comes to the pinch, human beings are heroic.

George Orwell, author

Ultimately a hero is a man who would argue with the gods, and so awakens devils to contest his vision. The more a man can achieve, the more he may be certain that the devil will inhabit a part of his creation.

Norman Mailer, novelist

Now stiff on a pillar with a phallic air nelson stylites in Trafalgar square reminds the British what once they were.

Lawrence Durrell, writer

...the proliferation of luminous fungi or iridescent crystals in deep caves where the torchlessly improvident hero needs to see is one of the most obvious intrusions of narrative causality into the physical universe.

Terry Pratchett, author

Children demand that their heroes should be freckleless, and easily believe them so: perhaps a first discovery to the contrary is less revolutionary shock to a passionate child than the threatened downfall of habitual beliefs which makes the world seem to totter for us in maturer life.

George Eliot, author

It's true that heroes are inspiring, but mustn't they also do some rescuing if they are to be worthy of their name? Would Wonder Woman matter if she only sent commiserating telegrams to the distressed?

Jeanette Winterson, novelist

All our lives we fought against exalting the individual, against the elevation of the single person, and long ago we were over and done with the business of a hero, and here it comes up again: the glorification of one personality. This is not good at all. I am just like everybody else.

Lenin (Vladimir Ulyanov),

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.

Armstrong Williams, journalist

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.

Walter Lord, author

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.

Brooke Foss Westcott, theologian

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.

Tom Chapin, musician

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.

William Hurt, actor

Heroes aren't born, they' re cornered. Oh, I was cornered. And I found out that I was no hero.

James Belushi, actor

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

Will Rogers, actor

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

Will Carleton,

One brave deed makes no hero.

John Greenleaf Whittier, poet

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.

Alfred Rosenberg, soldier

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

Robert Shea, author

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

Michelle Shocked, musician

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.

Elliot Richardson, lawyer

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.

Allan Carr, director

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

Bobby Seale, activist

The great destroyers of nations and men are comfort, plenty and security. A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.


The prudent see only the difficulties, the bold only the advantages, of a great enterprise; the hero sees both; diminishes the former and makes the latter preponderate, and so conquers.

Johann Kaspar Lavater, theologian

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.

Andy Partridge, musician

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