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Heroes are created by popular demand, sometimes out of the scantiest materials . . . such as the apple that William Tell never shot, the ride that Paul Revere never finished, the flag that Barbara Frietchie never waved. (Quote by - Gerald Johnson)

As you get older, it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary (Quote by - Ernest Hemingway)

One of the forms of psychological heroism is the willingness to tolerate anxiety and uncertainty in the pursuit of our values (Quote by - whether these values be work goals, the love of another human being, the raising of a family or personal growth. (Quote by - Samuel Branden)

The hero is the man dedicated to the creation and / or defense of reality-conforming, life-promoting values. (Quote by - Andrew Bernstein)

What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in. (Quote by - David Lloyd George)

If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women. (Quote by - Abigail Adams)

Our admiration is so given to dead martyrs that we have little time for living heroes. (Quote by - Elbert Hubbard)

That's what it takes to be a hero, a little gem of innocence inside you that makes you want to believe that there still exists a right and wrong, that decency will somehow triumph in the end (Quote by - Lise Hand)

When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism. (Quote by - Robert Green Ingersoll)

Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Be your own hero, it's cheaper than a movie ticket. (Quote by - Doug Horton)

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! (Quote by - Maya Angelou)

Bardot, Byron, Hitler, Hemingway, Monroe, Sade: we do not require our heroes to be subtle, just to be big. Then we can depend on someone to make them subtle. (Quote by - D. J. Enright)

Ezra Pound (Quote by - idiosyncrasy on a monument. (Quote by - Randall Jarrell)

We can't all be heroes because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

The savage bows down to idols of wood and stone, the civilized man to idols of flesh and blood. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

I was in uniform for four years, and I know that heroism doesn't occur from taking orders, but rather from people who through their own willpower and strength are willing to sacrifice their lives for an idea. (Quote by - Thor Heyerdahl)

Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy. (Quote by - F. Scott Fitzgerald)

Rosa Parks was the queen mother of a movement whose single act of heroism sparked the movement for freedom, justice and equality Her greatest contribution is that she told us a regular person can make a difference. (Quote by - Marc Morial)

An efficiency-regime cannot be run without a few heroes stuck about it to carry off the dullness (Quote by - much as plums have to be put into a bad pudding to make it palatable. (Quote by - E. M. Forster)

No heroine can create a hero through love of one, but she can give birth to one. (Quote by - Jean Paul)

What with making their way and enjoying what they have won, heroes have no time to think. But the sons of heroes -- ah, they have all the necessary leisure. (Quote by - Aldous Huxley)

No hero is immortal till he dies (Quote by - W. H. Auden)

Renouncement: the heroism of mediocrity. (Quote by - Natalie Clifford Barney)


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