The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world,
who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see
By Felix Adler
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate
our heroes and she-roes!
By Maya Angelou
No hero is mortal till he dies.
By W.H. Auden
Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story.
By John Barth
Society needs heroes to rejuvenate, re-energize and
renew itself with visions of the possible. That's what heroes do.
Find out what your hero or heroine wants and when he
or she wakes up in the morning, just follow him or her all day.
By Ray Bradbury
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to
something bigger than oneself.
By Joseph Campbell
Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in
the heroic makes heroes.
By Benjamin Disraeli
I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree
of responsibility that comes with his freedom.
By Bob Dylan
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is
braver five minutes longer.
By Ralph Waldo Emerson
A hero is a man who is afraid to run away.
By English Proverb
I think we're all heroes, if you catch us at the right
By Andy Garcia
Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear
relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to
What the world needs now, more than ever before, are
every day heroes who are ready, willing and able to make a difference.
Be your own hero, it's cheaper than a movie ticket.
By Doug Horton
Heroes are created by popular demand, sometimes out of the scantiest
Gerald W. Johnson
The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves
of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each
It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.
By Louis Kossuth
What is a hero without love for mankind?
We all live in suspense, from day to day, from hour to
hour; in other words, we are the hero of our own story.
I could easily be a hero, were it not for the physical
and mental pain involved.
By Jason Merchey
Heroes never die. They live on forever in the hearts
and minds of those who would follow in their footsteps.
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength
to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
By Christopher Reeve
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on
By Will Rogers
A hero is a man who does what he can.
By Romain Rolland
One must think like a hero to behave like a merely
decent human being.
By Mary Sarton
I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of
two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have
one, I would have the other.