Superheroes allow their capes to hang off their backs; but our Superwomen choose to wrap them around their heads.— Boonaa Mohammed
Off-limits Superhero quotations
We like to think of our champions and idols as superheroes who were born different from us. We don’t like to think of them as relatively ordinary people who made themselves extraordinary.
Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero.
I mean, first of all, let me say whichever superhero first came up with the idea of wearing a cape, he wasn't really onto anything good. The number of times I'm treading on that damn thing or I throw a punch and it ends up covering my whole head. It's really not practical.
You can't relate to a superhero, to a superman, but you can identify with a real man who in times of crisis draws forth some extraordinary quality from within himself and triumphs but only after a struggle.
Superheroes fill a gap in the pop culture psyche, similar to the role of Greek mythology. There isn't really anything else that does the job in modern terms. For me, Batman is the one that can most clearly be taken seriously.
We love our superheroes because they refuse to give up on us.
We can analyze them out of existence, kill them, ban them, mock them, and still they return, patiently reminding us of who we are and what we wish we could be.
I think Walking Dead is more of a stretch for me because I'm a light hearted superhero kind of guy.
I don't believe in superheroes but I love Batman movies.
There's a part of every person that is entertained by the idealistic, the fantastic.
Lynda Carter played Wonder Woman and was one of the first female superheroes.
It gives me more of an encouragement that we can be strong and can do whatever a guy can do.
I don’t really like the Hollywood blockbuster bandwagon that exists right now.
The industry and the advent of all the technology, has kind of lost its way. It’s become very franchise driven and superhero driven.
We are the superhero, none of us individually, but all of us together.
I guess Satan was the first superhero [.
..] In his first adventure, he took the form of a snake to free two prisoners being held naked in a Third World jungle prison by an all-powerful megalomaniac. At the same time, he broadened their diet and introduced them to their own sexuality.
To my way of thinking, whether it's a superhero movie or a romance or a comedy or whatever, the most important thing is you've got to care about the characters. You've got to understand the characters and you've got to be interested. If the characters are interesting, you're half-way home.
I'd made the vampire cry. Great. I felt like a real superhero. Harry Dresden, breaker of monsters' hearts.
Because you are the superhero fledgling.
I’m just your more attractive sidekick. Oh, and the herd of nerds are your dorky minions.
These cybercrime fighters are regarded as the superheroes.
They're highly intelligent and have this alien-like, advanced-type knowledge within themselves. It's something that impressed me every day.
I do think about The Flash often. I think that could be a really fun role to play at some point. That's right up my alley. I just want somebody to believe in me that I could be a Superhero.
Superheroes are mostly aimed at young teen-age males concerned with their manhood. The medium will have to address itself more to content. . . . I see 22 year olds draw massive Schwarzenegger types, outfitted with metal studs, pressing a mostly naked woman to their breastplates. And I think Poor girl, thats got to be cold.
I dont know if there is anyone who wouldnt want to play some kind of superhero.
I dont know if the world is getting sick of superhero movies or not, but I think you will endlessly have actors who are intrigued by the idea of playing a superhero.
The police officer who puts their life on the line with no superpowers, no X-Ray vision, no super-strength, no ability to fly, and above all no invulnerability to bullets, reveals far greater virtue than Superman - who is only a mere superhero.
I guess every superhero need his theme music.
The measure of a superhero is always his nemesis.
Don't make me angry. You wouldn't like me when I'm angry.
Seriously, I grew up a fan of Hulk Hogan, and I think I bring some of his best values to the ring... the values of a superhero. Always do your best. Never give up... I think kids want to believe in that, and they should believe in that.
I want to be a superhero. Maybe I'll be a bartending superhero who shakes martinis to save the world.
Most regular superhero books are designed to go on forever;
of course, very few of them do, but the point is they are trying to throw mud against the wall and hope it will stick, and most of it slides off.
You’ll have your own superhero club before you know it.
Well, what did you have for lunch?” I snapped.
“Surely that’s not top secret superhero information.” “Steak with mashed potatoes and a side salad,” Striker replied. “And a piece of chocolate cheesecake for dessert.” I gave up on conversation after that. I was too jealous of the cheesecake to continue.
Superheroes were born in the minds of people desperate to be rescued.
Heath Ledger's performance in 'The Dark Knight' quite simply changed the game.
He raised the bar not just for actors in superhero films, but young actors everywhere; for me. His performance was dark, anarchic, dizzying, free, and totally, thrillingly, dangerous.
I used to be a superhero; no one could touch me, not even myself. You are like a phone booth I somehow stumbled into, and now look at me - I am just like everybody else.
If you had asked me back in grade school what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would have said my first choice was an actor, but if I couldn't be that, I'd want to be a superhero.
Everybody cryin' mercy / When they don't know the meaning of the word.
For me, [John Wheeler] was the last Titan, the only physics superhero still standing.