I think maybe, if I could be a Canadian super hero, I'd have some kind of freezing power and some sort of maple syrup weapon. Could be a little sticky.— Nathan Fillion
Jaw-dropping Super Hero quotations
Calm is a super power.
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.
I think action movies on the whole have moved more and more into large spectacle, even leaving out super hero movies that seem to me to be more a fantastic science fiction than they are action movies.
Anyone can run away, it's super easy. Facing problems and working through them, that's what makes you strong.
I feel like I'm super hero diva and my power is glitter.
Super-heroes were created to represent the best in all of us.
We should aspire to match their nobility, not their ability to shoot big chrome guns.
When I first started lifting I wanted to be a Super Hero.
. But that was my motivation. I was huge into comics at a very young age and nothing made me feel better than helping people. So I wanted to build muscle to be like Superman, Captain America, Wolverine, etc.
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 absolute favorite growing up was Super Friends.
The assemblage of so many mighty heroes in one place was, to me, mind-blowing. It was Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Aquaman, and then sometimes Hawkman and some other, lesser heroes.
There's the shared imagery between hip-hop and comics, with some producers and emcees taking on super hero personas.
My motivation was I wanted to look like my favorite super heroes when I was a kid. Pretty cheesy, but that is what got me started.
Don't shrink your dreams. Super-size your courage and abilities.
Men are self-confident because they grow up identifying with super-heroes.
Women have bad self-images because they grow up identifying with Barbie.
I don't like James Bond. They made him a super hero, but he is just an agent, a human being. In my movies, secret agents are more realistic, I didn't want to portray them in the most glowing colours.
Alan Moore does have a sheen of class.
He's a smart guy, and I'm sure there was a metaphoric level, I'm not denying that, but let's face it. the main reason he was doing a super-hero comic was because he was working for a super-hero comic book company.
If you are not the hero of your own story, then you're missing the whole point of your humanity.
I think the superhero platform gives the female character, you know, a relate-ability for the male audience as well. So, I think that's why people are kinda gravitating towards female super hero characters, and also female characters in general as big parts of the film. So, that's great for us, female actors who want to do roles like that, which is really great.
When State Way Gardens and The Robert Taylor Homes were being torn down, it seemed like a perfect opportunity to use that as a backdrop for the development of a super hero narrative.
I just thought someone has to figure out how to break through that barrier and create a narrative for a black super hero story to unfold at the same scale as something like Star Wars. Rythm Mastr is about producing a narrative of a hero engaged in a struggle as complicated as those other stories. The catalyst for it was the beginning of the demolition of public housing in Chicago.
All the best heroes are ordinary people who make themselves extraordinary.
Just like in the art museum, and notions of beauty and pleasure, if the hero is always a white guy with a squared jaw or pretty woman with big breasts, then kids start thinking that's how it's supposed to be. Part of the problem was that black comic book artists were making super heroes with the same pattern as the white super heroes. When you read a lot of those comics, the black super heroes don't seem to have anything to do.
Take emceeing, one of the foundations of hip-hop culture.
A guy grabs a mic, steps up on stage and becomes a spokesman; the voice of the people. If anything, that might be the strongest similarity between hip-hop and comic books, with super heroes, like many rappers, fighting to make a change.
A few more albums, a few more years, I'll be like Peter Petrelli in Heroes.
I'll be some type of rap super-monster or something.
The Key is, no matter what story you tell, make the buyer the hero.
I would say George Mitchell was like Clark Kent sometimes with his horn rimmed glasses and his very quiet manner. People say, well, he's just a quiet leader, but then he emerges as super hero and begins to move this legislation. He led by example.
When you're have known to do voice-overs for Justice League or Legion of Super Heroes or DC/Marvel, you're kind of on that radar. When you do a ton of Star Treks over your career, then you're kind of on that radar in a way. But that doesn't mean you're going to continue getting that type of work. It just means when you do that type of work, you're more firmly tied to that genre.
I'm kind of a comic book geek, but I'm not really a super hero comic book geek.
Be your own hero
For me it's important to get the origin of the character like in the Richard Donner superman. We saw him became slowly a super hero but i think it's important to take time and stay realistic.
When I was growing up, the really, really cool super heroes were all male - so I wanted to be them.
I think people imagine that I have about five scripts sitting in front of me and I say, 'I think I'm going to go with the super hero thing and after that I'll wrap it up with some more sci-fi and then do a romantic comedy.' But it doesn't quite work out that way.
Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.
I don't trust a lot of popular films because they seem to indicate that people would like to be super-heroes or vampires, and that's the last thing I mean by the useful mirror of art.
I grew up reading comic books. Super hero comic books, Archie comic books, horror comic books, you name it.
Put the hero back in the super hero movies, because I think 'super' might have taken over.
We can be heroes just for one day
No one wants to see a person on TV who's super-ultra-cool.
That's Superman, that's a thing of the past. Heroes are now flawed, and have terrible tempers, you know? They're real people.
....What I learned was that these athletes were not disabled, they were superabled. The Olympics is where heroes are made. The Paralympics is where heroes come.
I’m so excited to begin working again with Henry Cavill in the world we created, and I can’t wait to expand the DC Universe in this next chapter. Let’s face it, it’s beyond mythological to have Superman and our new Batman facing off, since they are the greatest Super Heroes in the world.
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
Man, some open doors were not welcoming, and that was so the case here—less hi-how’re-ya, more come-in-so-your-skin-can-be-used-to-make-a-super-hero-cape-for-one-of-Hannibal-Lecter’s-patients.
Rose, I'm an addict with no work ethic who is likely going to go insane.
I'm not like you. I'm not a super-hero." "Not yet," I said.
You all right, man?' This should be my name.
I could be like a super hero: You All Right Man. Ah...' I stumble. Don't bug Craig,' Ronny is like. 'He's in the Craig zone. He's Craig-ing out.