A hero is a man who is afraid to run away.
— English Proverbs

What makes a hero truly great is that they never despair.
Roy Thompson heroesheroism quote

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

You cannot be a hero without being a coward.
— George Bernard Shaw

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