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Our film examines the heroism, courage and prowess of the Soviet submarine force in ways never seen before. (Quote by - Kathryn Bigelow)

A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men. (Quote by - Plato)

Everybody knows about Pearl Harbor The thing that really fascinated me is that through this tragedy there was this amazing American heroism. (Quote by - Michael Bay)

When the heroes go off the stage, the clowns come on. (Quote by - Heinrich Heine)

The poetry of heroism appeals irresistibly to those who don't go to a war, and even more to those whom the war is making enormously wealthy It's always so. (Quote by - Louis-Ferdinand Celine)

The idol of today pushes the hero of yesterday out of our recollection; and will, in turn, be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow. (Quote by - Washington Irving)

Heroism is the brilliant triumph of the soul over the flesh, that is to say over fear: fear of poverty, of suffering, of calumny, of illness, of loneliness and of death. (Quote by - Henri Frederic Amiel)

Martyrdom (Quote by - the only way in which a man can become famous without ability. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self a fool; the truest heroism is to resist the doubt; and the profoundest wisdom, to know when it ought to be resisted, and when it be obeyed. (Quote by - Nathaniel Hawthorne)

We must be prepared to make heroic sacrifices for the cause of peace that we make ungrudgingly for the cause of war. There is no task that is more important or closer to my heart. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

The characteristic of genuine heroism is its persistency. All men have wandering impulses, fits and starts of generosity. But when you have resolved to be great, abide by yourself, and do not try to reconcile yourself with the world. The heroic cannot be common, nor the common heroic. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live. (Quote by - Martin Luther King, Jr.)

Heroism in a bad cause. (Quote by - Karel Reisz)

Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice It demands greater heroism than war It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience. (Quote by - Thomas Merton)

Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

I don't believe in war as a solution to any kind of conflict, nor do I believe in heroism on the battlefield because I have never seen any. (Quote by - Thor Heyerdahl)

There is an electric fire in human nature tending to purify - so that among these human creatures there is continually some birth of new heroism The pity is that we must wonder at it, as we should at finding a pearl in rubbish. (Quote by - John Keats)

You lived too long, we have supped full with heroes, they waste their deaths on us. (Quote by - C. D. Andrews)

All these were honoured in their generations and were the glory of their times. (Quote by - Bible)

There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old days of heroes and villains. the people you can bravo or hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch. (Quote by - Bette Davis)

As a rule, all heroism is due to a lack of reflection, and thus it is necessary to maintain a mass of imbeciles If they once understand themselves the ruling men will be lost. (Quote by - Ernest Renan)

A hero is a man who does what he can. (Quote by - Romain Rolland)

Lots of people who complained about us receiving the MBE received theirs for heroism in the war - for killing people We received ours for entertaining other people I'd say we deserve ours more. (Quote by - Joseph Heller)

Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story. (Quote by - John Barth)


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