149 My Hero Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of my hero quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about my mom is my hero.

Top 10 My Hero Quotes (BEST)

  1. I try to give both my heroes and villains an emotional dimensionality which provides the motivation for their actions. — Sidney Sheldon
  2. Fred Astaire is my hero. I love him because he was willing to kill himself to make his art look effortless. And because he proved it's possible to be an artist and a good person. — Connie Willis
  3. Dre was one of my heros in the music industry. If he's not down for his homeboys, I don't wanna be a part of him or around him. — Tupac Shakur
  4. My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them. — Bono
  5. I don’t fight for the money. I fight for my legacy. I fight for history. I fight for my people. — Khabib Nurmagomedov
  6. I cherish the memories of a question my grandson asked me the other day when he said, 'Grandpa, were you a hero in the war?' Grandpa said 'No... but I served in a company of heroes.' — Richard Winters
  7. I started out playing guitar because Jimi Hendrix was my hero, so my roots were really based on Jimi Hendrix and his style of playing. — Joe Satriani
  8. My father was my main influence. He was a preacher, but he was also a history and political science teacher, and since he was my hero, I wanted to follow in his footsteps and become a teacher. — David Soul
  9. Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show. — Charles Dickens
  10. Anybody who can step out of the house with a pair of heels and some lipstick on their lips is my hero. — RuPaul

Short My Hero Quotes

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  • My heroes were always soccer players. — Ronaldinho
  • I admire runners older than I - they are now my heroes. I want to be like them as I grow older. — Frank Shorter
  • My two great heroes are W. B. Yeats and Federico Garcia Lorca. — Leonard Cohen
  • My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone else as my heroes. — Michael Jordan
  • My brother is one of my true heroes. Steady and sober where I am impulsive and emotional. — Mark McKinnon
  • It was just the thrill of a lifetime. Brando and Hackman were two of my heroes. — Richard Donner
  • The person I have admired the most in comedy terms would be Eric Morecambe, who is my total hero. — Dawn French
  • Two of my biggest heroes were my father and John Wayne. — Johnny Ramone
  • My words fly up, my thoughts remain below — Claudius
  • I wanted to be like my heroes, but I also wanted to be me. — Michael Angelo Batio
My hero quote We're all flawed heroes. Responsibility is power. Take responsibility for the co
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.

My Dad Is My Hero Quotes

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My dad is like a cactus - introverted and tough. I'm a people person, like my mom, but I got my competitiveness from my dad. He came to this country from Belarus with nothing and built a real business. He's my hero for giving me that need to run a business and for having enormous confidence in me. — Gary Vaynerchuk

Any man that dates me, the thing they're gonna have to live up is my dad - he's a real hero. — Jessica Chastain

Who's my hero? That's a great question... Well, I think my dad is my hero, because he's someone I look up to every day. — Tom Brady

My hero quote If you are not the hero of your own story, then you're missing the whole point o
If you are not the hero of your own story, then you're missing the whole point of your humanity.

My heroes are all dead. I've lots of heroes. My mum is a hero. She had to put up with me and my dad. She is one of my heroes. Some of my friends are heroes. There are so many. But heroes usually let you down, don't they? There is people I admire, people I respect. — Gavin Friday

For me, my dad is the best hero in the universe. — Yoseob

My heroes always are mostly my parents - my father especially, and my mom, who's passed on already. My dad is a very strong man, and by him being educated, and a principal and school superintendent over 37 years, he plays such a big role in my life. — Dikembe Mutombo

My hero quote All the best heroes are ordinary people who make themselves extraordinary.
All the best heroes are ordinary people who make themselves extraordinary.

My dad is a writer, and to see him always in front of a typewriter gave me the inspiration to write. He was my idol, my hero. I wanted to be just like him. — Sayings

Most boys' first hero is their father. That was definitely true of my dad. He was a proud Irish American and he taught me a lot about ethics and responsibility. He also introduced me to a lot of wonderful folk music. — John C. Reilly

My Mom Is My Hero Quotes

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My mom is my hero. [She] inspired me to dream when I was a kid, so anytime anyone inspires you to dream, that's gotta be your hero. — Tim McGraw

Celine Dion is one of my heroes. The first song I learned was "My Heart Will Go On." And we sang "Because You Loved Me" for my mom which was a huge deal for me. — Charice Pempengco

My hero is Michelle Williams, who I grew close to when we did 'Meek's Cutoff.' She's an extraordinary actor and mom. — Zoe Kazan

My hero quote Be your own hero
Be your own hero

I used to be embarrassed by my mom, but now I know what she is-she's a hero. — Carrie Jones

I look at my father. He is one of my heroes. He is such an incredible, classy man. He was such a great father and such a great husband in so many ways, and we lived through some pretty tough times losing my mom. When I see all that he did, I think, wow, that's a really wonderful man. — Emmanuelle Chriqui

My mom [has] always been my hero. Watching her experience something like breast cancer was pivotal, I think in my whole family's life and experience. She is one strong lady. — Emma Stone

My Son My Hero Quotes

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Wait just a minute," Ares growled. He pointed at Thalia and me. "These two are dangerous. It'd be much safer, while we've got them here—" "Ares," Poseidon interrupted, "they are worthy heroes. We will not blast my son to bits." "Nor my daughter," Zeus grumbled. "She has done well. — Rick Riordan

You don't raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they'll turn out to be heroes, even if it's just in your own eyes. — Wally Schirra

Dad - a son's first hero, a daughter's first love. — John Walter Bratton

That was when the world wasn't so big and I could see everywhere. It was when my father was a hero and not a human. — Markus Zusak

I look at my sons' little faces, and I want to be their superhero. I don't want them to have to look outside to a third party for a hero, for someone to look up to and admire. I want that to be ME. I want that person to be MOMMY for them. — Lashinda Demus

The Tale of Despereaux came at the request of Luke, my friend's then-eight-year-old son, who asked, "Write for me the story of an unlikely hero with exceptionally large ears." — Kate DiCamillo

I'm proud to be Archie's son. Being a quarterback, I had my mentor and hero living in the same house. — Peyton Manning

On playing Batman and his daughter: If I was doing the sequel to Frozen I would be a hero. My two older daughters could give a sh-t about Batman and they've now passed that affection onto my son. He's always like, 'Papa, can I watch Frozen?' And I'm like, 'No, dude, it's not on again!'. — Ben Affleck

Sometimes, son," my father said, prying my fingers free, "you have to help the heroes along. — Brandon Sanderson

Klaus Wulfenbach: Was my son upset? Bangladesh DuPree: Oh, him? Yeah! He's all set to be a hero and rescue her--and then he finds out he'd need fireplace tongs to get her undressed? Yeah, upset is the word. — Phil Foglio

Your My Hero Quotes

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The characters in my films try to live honestly and make the most of the lives they've been given. I believe you must live honestly and develop your abilities to the full. People who do this are the real heroes. — Akira Kurosawa

A bolt of warmth, fierce with joy and pride and gratitude, flashed through me like sudden lightning. I don't care about whose DNA has recombined with whose. When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching-they are your family. And they were my heroes. — Jim Butcher

I think that when you're making your way up in the music industry, you have all these heroes and the reasons why they are your heroes. As soon as you get into the industry, your guidelines change a little bit. For me, my heroes now are great people first and great artists second. — Taylor Swift

Barry White is my musical hero. He was the guy who you danced to in the club and then when you took your lady home to the bedroom, you listened to him there, too! That's who I always wanted to be - the guy who was always there. — Mayer Hawthorne

Your child, your friend your neighbor, somebody looks up and says "You know what? I am going to move my life towards that type of goodness, doing that type of goodness, being that type of goodness and kindness. I think that is how someone becomes a hero. — John Assaraf

For God's sake stop making people in your image. Harry was real. He wasn't just your hero and my lover. He was Harry. He was in a racket. He did bad things. What about it? He was the man we knew. — Graham Greene

But by my love and hope I beseech you: do not throw away the hero in your soul! Hold holy your highest hope! — Friedrich Nietzsche

I look at my first books and am glad they weren't published.... You start writing by imitating your heroes, then you keep the heart of that worship in your work. As time goes by, you get other influences and find your own voice. — Markus Zusak

What happens to each of my female heroes, certainly, is they find something bigger than themselves that they are honored to serve. It's not giving up your family. — Tamora Pierce

I've tended to avoid meeting my heroes. They aren't necessarily the nicest people anyway. The exception was George Harrison, one of the loveliest men I've ever met. He lent me his home studio to make Hormonally Yours. — Siobhan Fahey

You Are My Hero Quotes

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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. — Sidney Sheldon

A friend of mine who used to be my boss at ESPN once was asked why sports had exploded the way it had. He said, "Because you can't go to Blockbuster and rent tonight's game." Every night is different in sports. Every day there are different heroes and villains and conversations after the game. — Mike Lupica

Success rests with having the courage and endurance and, above all, the will to become the person you are, however peculiar that may be. Then you will be able to say, I found my hero and he is me. — George A. Sheehan

You [the Gallaudet students] have brought the deaf community together.... You are my heroes. — Tom Harkin

We were king’s men, knights, and heroes . . . but some knights are dark and full of terror, my lady. War makes monsters of us all.” “Are you saying you are monsters?” “I am saying we are human. You are not the only one with wounds, Lady Brienne — George R. R. Martin

I chose to tell a personal story. When you tell a movie like this that's as emotionally charged as this is, it's a risk. As one of my great cinematic heroes, Francis Coppola, would say, "If you aren't taking the highest, greatest risk, then why are you a filmmaker?" — Christian Bale

People are like, "Why are you all dressed up? Did you dress up just for me?" I'm like "No, I dressed up because I'm an adult and I felt like putting on my suit." But I love it. Tom Ford and Ralph Lauren are my two heroes of clothing designers. — Paul Feig

You are always a comedian by default. You are this way because you've been forced to be this way, but it is better to be the hero. So if you can be a persona, the great one of my lifetime of course was and is Marlon Brando. — Woody Allen

In my career, I've often played the protagonist or the hero of the movie, and there are so many rules inherent to that role. The audience needs to stay with you, identify with you and like you. When you play the bad guy, those rules go out the window. There's so much freedom there. — Ryan Phillippe

There are no guidelines for what happens when you get successful as an artist. My heroes were artists like Acconci, and he didn't make any money. That's what I thought success was. — Robert Longo

Being A Hero Quotes

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It's best being a striker. If you miss five then score the winner, you're a hero. The goalkeeper can play a blinder, then let one in… and he's a villain. — Ian Rush

You don't have to be a hero to accomplish great things---to compete. You can just be an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals. — Edmund Hillary

When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home. — Tecumseh

I was brought up to believe that a person must be rescued when drowning, regardless of religion and nationality. The term ‘hero’ irritates me greatly – the opposite is true – I continue to have pangs of conscience that I did so little. — Irena Sendler

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

Being a hero doesn’t mean you’re invincible. It just means that you’re brave enough to stand up and do what’s needed. — Rick Riordan

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. — Norman Schwarzkopf

If we lived in a state where virtue was profitable, common sense would make us saintly. But since we see that avarice, anger, pride and stupidity commonly profit far beyond charity, modesty, justice and thought, perhaps we must stand fast a little, even at the risk of being heroes. — Thomas More

Too many children in foster care are falling through cracks. Be a hero, take the time learn about adoption today. — Bruce Willis

Down these mean streets a man must go who is neither tarnished nor afraid — Raymond Chandler

Great Hero Quotes

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In imitating the exemplary acts of a god or of a mythic hero, or simply by recounting their adventures, the man of an archaic society detaches himself from profane time and magically re-enters the Great Time, the sacred time. — Mircea Eliade

Now the fate of the country depends entirely on our army, on our heroes, our security forces, all our defenders. And on our people, your wisdom and the great support of all friends of our country. Glory to Ukraine! — Volodymyr Zelenskyy

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

It makes a great difference whether Davus or a hero speaks. — Horace

Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay, but we can honor their sacrifice. — Barack Obama

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

Being a songwriter, singer, and a great part of a unit is more important than being Joe Guitar Hero. — Vivian Campbell

Sing your death song and die like a hero going home. — Tecumseh

Within the microcosm of a film you get drawn to people. There are certain projects you care enormously about, and 'The Edge Of Love' was one because I was portraying a great hero of mine, Dylan Thomas. — Matthew Rhys

Nurture your mind with great thoughts — Benjamin Disraeli

True Hero Quotes

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No one is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them. Nobody is going to teach you your true history, teach you your true heroes, if they know that that knowledge will help set you free. — Assata Shakur

Woe to the people that fails to honor its heroes! It will cease producing them, cease knowing them. Heroes spring from the essence of their people. A people without heroes is a people without leaders, for only a heroic leader is a true leader able to withstand the challenge of difficult times. — Rudolf Hess

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A true hero protects his identiy, not out of fear, but out of humility. — Jessica Jung

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There is no true orator who is not a hero. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

The people are the true heroes, for it is they who create history. — Xi Jinping

A true champion is someone who wants to make a difference, who never gives up, and who gives everything she has no matter what the circumstances are. A true champion works hard and never loses sight of her dreams. — Dot Richardson

The true hero is one who conquers his own anger and hatred. — Dalai Lama

Real heroes are men who fall and fail and are flawed, but win out in the end because they've stayed true to their ideals and beliefs and commitments. — Kevin Costner

The modern patriotism, the true patriotism, the only rational patriotism is loyalty to the Nation all the time, loyalty to the Government when it deserves it. — Mark Twain

True heros are made of hard work and integrity. — Hope Solo

My Idol Quotes

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I have both Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as my idols. If I can take a little of each player's game and make it my own, I would be very happy. — Neymar

My heart can be pasture for deer and a convent for monks, a temple for idols and a Kaaba for the pilgrims. It is both the tables of the Torah and the Koran. It professes the religion of Love wherever its caravans are heading. Love is my law. Love is my faith. — Ibn Arabi

My heart can take on any form: A meadow for gazelles, A cloister for monks, For the idols, sacred ground, Ka'ba for the circling pilgrim, The tables of the Torah, The scrolls of the Quran. My creed is Love; Wherever its caravan turns along the way, That is my belief, My faith. — Ibn Arabi

Jeff Beck is my idol .. sometimes he finds notes that I just do not have on my guitar. Frank Zappa's another one .. I loved Frank Zappa ... I do think Van Halen reinvented the guitar ... he's an excellent musician, a shrewd guitarist and as a person he's wonderful. — Ritchie Blackmore

I don’t want to do what my idols did… I want to do more than they did. And I feel like I’m on my way. — AJ Lee

If revival is being withheld from us it is because some idol remains still enthroned; because we still insist in placing our reliance in human schemes; because we still refuse to face the unchangeable truth that It is not by might, but by My Spirit. — Jonathan Goforth

Of course that was my idol, Son House. I think he did a lot for the Mississippi slide down there. — Muddy Waters

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I'd love to be a pop idol. Of course, my groupies are now between 40 and 50. — Kevin Bacon

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My advice would be if you want to pursue a career in the music business, don't. — Simon Cowell

I got tired of the Ramones around the time I quit and I really got into rap. I thought it was the new punk rock. LL Cool J was my biggest idol. — Dee Dee Ramone

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More My Hero Quotes

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I'm trying to stop a civil war not because I'm a hero but because I want to have a future and I want freedom for my family, that means you need freedom too. Rising tides raise all ships but a lowering tide will beach us all. — Alex Jones

Many of my movies have strong female leads - brave, self-sufficient girls that don't think twice about fighting for what they believe in with all their heart. They'll need a friend, or a supporter, but never a savior. Any woman is just as capable of being a hero as any man. — Hayao Miyazaki

I consider it an indispensible duty to close this last solemn act of my official life by commending the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God and those who have the superintendence of them into his Holy keeping. — George Washington

Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism, and militarism... We are now faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Umm, if I could nose anybody... I guess over there it would be Ricky Gervais. He's a hero of mine. I consider him an idol, I love everything he does. So to be able to place my nose on such a Brit legend, that would be my pick. — Joe Gatto

My hero in comic books is Jack Kirby: 'Spider-Man,' 'Fantastic Four,' 'Captain America,' Marvel Comics. He was really the basis for Marvel Comics. — Walter Mosley

I have never had any hero in my life or in photography. I just travel, I look and everything influences me. Everything influences me. I am quite different now than I was 40 years ago. For 40 years I have been traveling. I never stay in one country more than three months. Why? Because I was interested in seeing, and if I stay longer I become blind. — Josef Koudelka

One of my biggest heroes in music has been David Bowie. He's said, `I'm going to be a painter now, or I'm going to do some films,' and his audience is very forgiving, because they understand him as an artist. Whether you agree or like the result, you respect that he's expressing his artistic feelings. — Maynard James Keenan

You know, in my hometown of Hope, Arkansas, the three sacred heroes were Jesus, Elvis, and FDR, not necessarily in that order. — Mike Huckabee

My heroes have always been the hardworking and unflappable. Those who light a candle rather than curse the darkness. — Matthew Gray Gubler

One night I went to see Bobby at the Flamingo. Because he was my hero, I would visit him for inspiration. — Wayne Newton

Heroes are not giant statues framed against a red sky. They are people who say: This is my community, and it is my responsibility to make it better. Interweave all these communities and you really have an America that is back on its feet again. I really think we are gonna have to reassess what constitutes a 'hero'. — Studs Terkel

Ronaldo was my hero. I loved watching players like Zidane, Ronaldinho and Rivaldo, but Ronaldo was the best striker I've ever seen. He was so fast he could score from nothing and could shoot the ball better than anyone I've ever seen. — Lionel Messi

Traitor!" Hera shouted. "You meddlesome, D-list goddess! You aren't worthy to pour my wine, much less rule the world. — Rick Riordan

Public opinion, though slow as lava, in the end forces governments towards more sanity, more justice. My heroes and heroines are all private citizens. — Martha Gellhorn

We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It's easy to say "It's not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem." Then there are those who see the need and respond. I consider those people my heroes. — Fred Rogers

A WRINKLE IN TIME is one of my favorite books of all time. I've read it so often, I know it by heart. Meg Murry was my hero growing up. I wanted glasses and braces and my parents to stick me in an attic bedroom. And I so wanted to save Charles Wallace from IT. — Meg Cabot

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. — Naguib Mahfouz

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. — Jean-Michel Basquiat

Nelson Mandela was one of the most influential people in my life. He was my hero, my friend, and also a companion to me in our fight for the people and for world peace. Let us all continue his legacy with purpose and passion. — Pele

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. — Natalie Portman

I have to admit that, yes, it is possible to be a gritty villain… but my research suggests that there are many more gritty heroes. — Angela Duckworth

This book is not about heroes. English poetry is not yet fit to speak of them. Nor is it about deeds, or lands, nor anything about glory, honour, might, majesty, dominion, or power, except War. Above all I am not concerned with Poetry. My subject is War, and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity. — Wilfred Owen

But Stacie Orrico was my childhood hero. I was about 12 when I found her music. She is a contemporary Christian artist, and I can honestly tell you that I don't think I'd have a soulful voice if I didn't listen to Stacie. I wanted to sound just like her growing up, and to this day I STILL think I sound a little bit like her. But she is AMAZING! — Christina Grimmie

I ran because I became convinced after King was shot and killed, and Martin Luther King was one of the great heroes of my life, that politics is not perfect but it's the best available nonviolent means of changing how we live. If we don't like how we live, we can participate in the perfect most revolutionary act in a democracy, it's called voting. — Maynard Jackson

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