Authors that match 'hero'.

Gary Cherone American Musician (1961-)
Herodotus Greek Historian (-)
Don Herold American Writer (1889-1966)
L. M. Heroux (-)
Fred Shero Canadian Athlete (1925-1990)
Charlize Theron South African Actress (1975-)
Alexander Theroux (-)
Paul Theroux American Novelist (1941-)
Phyllis Theroux (-)
Dan Totheroh (-)

Quotations that match 'hero'.

The heroes of the present will retreat to the imitation they are anyhow. Charles Olson
[ Anyhow Heroes Imitation Present Retreat Will]
Our Nation must provide sufficient access to healthcare, adequate benefits, and the supplemental resources our veterans were promised and so dearly need. We owe our heroes no less. Dan Lipinski
[ Access Adequate Benefits Dearly Healthcare Heroes Less Must Nation Need Our Owe Promised Provide Resources Sufficient Supplemental Veterans Were]
Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become. Brooke Foss Westcott
[ Become Cowards Crisis Eyes Great Grow Heroes Imperceptibly Last Make Men Occasions Shows Silently Simply Sleep Some Strong Them Unveil Wake Weak]
I teethed on books of heroes such as Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln and King David. Luke Ford
[ Abraham Books Churchill David Heroes King Lincoln Such Winston]
I am, to be quite honest, sick of hero stories. Julie Taymor
[ Am Hero Honest Quite Sick Stories]
Oklahomans value our children and our seniors. Oklahomans value traditions of faith. Oklahomans value our heroes, our veterans. Oklahomans value innovation and the creative arts. Brad Henry
[ Arts Children Creative Faith Heroes Innovation Oklahomans Our Seniors Traditions Value Veterans]
Freud was a hero. He descended to the Underworld and met there stark terrors. He carried with him his theory as a Medusa's head which turned these terrors to stone. R. D. Laing
[ Carried Descended Freud Head Hero Him His Met Stark Stone Terrors Theory These Turned Underworld Which]
Mothers - especially single mothers - are heroic in their efforts to raise our nation's children, but men must also take responsibility for their children and recognize the impact they have on their families' well-being. Evan Bayh Parenting
[ Also Children Efforts Especially Families Heroic Impact Men Mothers Must Nation Our Raise Recognize Responsibility Single Take Their Well-Being]
I met Jack Bruce, one of my heroes, in a studio while doing some recording. England had just beat Scotland in a big football match and I saw Jack trying to break into this refrigerator in the lounge, drunk out of his brain, and I didn't know what to say. Andy Partridge
[ Beat Big Brain Break Bruce Doing Drunk England Football Had Heroes His Into Jack Just Know Lounge Match Met Out Recording Refrigerator Saw Say Scotland Some Studio Trying While]
Michael Moore became an industry hero and the most visible symbol of the Hollywood left. Michael Medved
[ Became Hero Hollywood Industry Left Michael Moore Most Symbol Visible]
I got to work with one of my heroes, Johnny Depp, and to see how he goes about business, which was really inspiring for me at this stage in my career. Orlando Bloom
[ Business Career Depp Goes Got Heroes How Inspiring Johnny Really See Stage Which Work]
You don't send a man to his death because you want a hero. Paddy Chayefsky
[ Because Death Hero His Man Send Want]
Being an old radical, I like films like Spartacus. I could relate to the hero. Alex North
[ Being Could Films Hero Old Radical Relate]
My one ambition is to play a hero. Sessue Hayakawa
[ Ambition Hero Play]
Over all our happy country - over all our Nation spread, Is a band of noble heroes - is our Army of the Dead. Will Carleton
[ Army Band Country Dead Happy Heroes Nation Noble Our Over Spread]
If Placebo was a drug, they would no doubt be pure heroin - dangerous, mysterious and totally addictive. Brian Molko
[ Addictive Dangerous Doubt Mysterious Placebo Pure Totally Would]
There's no excuse for the young people not knowing who the heroes and heroines are or were. Nina Simone
[ Excuse Heroes Heroines Knowing Were Young]
Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed. Peter S. Beagle
[ Burdens Goes Great Greatness Half Heroes Need Sorrows Their Unnoticed]
But baseball bounced back in the next decade to reclaim its place as the national pastime: new heroes, spirited competition, and booming prosperity gave birth to dreams of expansion, both within the major leagues and around the world. John Thorn
[ Around Back Baseball Birth Booming Both Bounced Competition Decade Dreams Expansion Gave Heroes Leagues Major National New Next Pastime Place Prosperity Reclaim Spirited Within World]
We invoke the sacrifices of our fallen heroes in the abstract, but we seldom take time to thank them individually. Rahm Emanuel
[ Abstract Fallen Heroes Individually Invoke Our Sacrifices Seldom Take Thank Them Time]
Luck is everything... My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I'm fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn't make a good suspense film. Alfred Hitchcock
[ Because Coward Everything Fear Film Fortunate Frightened Good Hero Life Low Luck Make Person Really Suspense Threshold]
The ordinary man is involved in action, the hero acts. An immense difference. Henry Miller
[ Action Acts Difference Hero Immense Involved Man Ordinary]
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. John Keats
[ Among Birth Continually Creatures Electric Finding Fire Heroism Human Must Nature New Pearl Pity Purify Rubbish Should Some Tending These Wonder]
I'm no hero. Heroes don't come back. Survivors return home. Heroes never come home. If anyone thinks I'm a hero, I'm not. Bob Feller
[ Anyone Back Come Hero Heroes Home Never Return Survivors Thinks]
It was never really my choice to be an action heroine. Izabella Scorupco
[ Action Choice Heroine Never Really]
I think there are good men and women in all decades. We've grown cynical. And look at what we do to all our heroes: Churchill, FDR, Kennedy, they all had affairs. But heroic things happen every day. Kevin Costner
[ Affairs Churchill Cynical Day Decades Every Good Grown Had Happen Heroes Heroic Kennedy Look Men Our Things Think Women]
Heroes always make the right decision; I find that seldom happens in my life. Judd Nelson
[ Always Decision Find Happens Heroes Life Make Right Seldom]
To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization. Harriet Beecher Stowe
[ Details Everyday Great Heroic Insipid Life Little Noble Rare Really Things Truly Virtue Worthy]
I believe that interest in heroes is universal and eternal. Norman Spinrad
[ Believe Eternal Heroes Interest Universal]
It's kind of ironic that the two sports with the greatest characters, boxing and horse racing, have both been on the decline. In both cases it's for the lack of a suitable hero. Dick Schaap
[ Been Both Boxing Cases Characters Decline Greatest Hero Horse Ironic Kind Lack Racing Sports Suitable Two]
A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action, though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors. Daniel Boone
[ Action Army Attack Country Defence Experienced Few Heroes Led Men Powerful Scene Their These Though Warriors Zeal]
We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too. Helen Hayes
[ Extraordinary Forgetting Heroes News Our Relish Somebody Too]
I think on some level, that's a fear that exists in everybody, that if we're tested, we won't make the courageous choice. We won't make the decision that would make us heroic. We make the decision that would reveal us to be all too human. Bruce Greenwood
[ Choice Courageous Decision Everybody Exists Fear Heroic Human Level Make Reveal Some Tested Think Too Us Won Would]
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. Christopher Reeve
[ Endure Finds Hero Individual Obstacles Ordinary Overwhelming Persevere Spite Strength]
Heroes may not be braver than anyone else. They're just braver five minutes longer. Ronald Reagan
[ Anyone Braver Else Five Heroes Just Longer May Minutes Than]
If you're an underdog, mentally disabled, physically disabled, if you don't fit in, if you're not as pretty as the others, you can still be a hero. Steve Guttenberg
[ Disabled Fit Hero Mentally Others Physically Pretty Still Underdog]
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. King Hu
[ Agent Agents Being Bond Colours Glowing Hero Him Human James Just Made More Most Movies Portray Realistic Secret Super Them Want]
What I've learned is that it's okay to take from heroes, such as Debussy, but it has to be filtered through my own personality so that ultimately it's me. William Kraft
[ Debussy Filtered Heroes Learned Okay Own Personality Such Take Through Ultimately]
The person I have admired the most in comedy terms would be Eric Morecambe, who is my total hero. Dawn French
[ Admired Comedy Eric Hero Most Person Terms Total Would]
I was the hero of the young insurgent working class art movement. Elia Kazan
[ Art Class Hero Movement Working Young]
In every man the memory of the struggles and the heroes of the past is alive. But these memories are not incompatible with the desire for peace in the future. Gustav Stresemann
[ Alive Desire Every Future Heroes Incompatible Man Memories Memory Past Peace Struggles These]
I must admit to being greatly influenced by Joseph Campbell's The Hero With a Thousand Faces. Norman Spinrad
[ Admit Being Campbell Faces Greatly Hero Influenced Joseph Must Thousand]
Too many children in foster care are falling through cracks. Be a hero, take the time learn about adoption today. Bruce Willis
[ Adoption Care Children Cracks Falling Foster Hero Learn Many Take Through Time Today Too]
I've not seen in my lifetime any politician who is a heroic figure. The manipulation that all politicians use on one level or another is so transparent. Dean Koontz
[ Another Any Figure Heroic Level Lifetime Manipulation Politician Politicians Seen Transparent Use]
I had someone at the Houston police station shoot me with heroin so I could do a story about it. The experience was a special kind of hell. I came out understanding full well how one could be addicted to 'smack,' and quickly. Dan Rather
[ Addicted Came Could Experience Full Had Hell Houston How Kind Out Police Quickly Shoot Smack Someone Special Station Story Understanding Well]
I'm not surprised that Spielberg was able to capture the heroism of Schindler; so many of his movies are about the better part of mankind. Gene Siskel
[ Able Better Capture Heroism His Mankind Many Movies Part Spielberg Surprised]
We were like heroes, to stand there and observe the police, and the police were scared to move upon us. Bobby Seale
[ Heroes Move Observe Police Scared Stand Upon Us Were]
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. Joseph Campbell
[ Bigger Given Her Hero His Life Oneself Someone Something Than]
Most films are written and made with a hero around 35, or even 25. Charles Dance
[ Around Even Films Hero Made Most Written]
The law has no power over heroes. Charlotte Lennox Power
[ Heroes Law Over Power]
My father was my main influence. He was a preacher, but he was also a history and political science teacher, and since he was my hero, I wanted to follow in his footsteps and become a teacher. David Soul
[ Also Become Father Follow Footsteps Hero His History Influence Main Political Preacher Science Since Teacher Wanted]
The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their story is not given only on stone over their clay but abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into the stuff of other mens lives. Pericles
[ Abides Clay Earth Everywhere Given Heroic Into Lives Men Only Other Over Stone Story Stuff Symbol Their Tomb Visible Whole Without Woven]
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. Bette Davis
[ Bravo Cannot Credulity Days Everybody Excuse Give Good Heroes Hiss New Now Old Slick Them Today Touch Truth Villains Words]
The dynamic is extremely similar to Gremlins and the hero is very similar, plus the small town atmosphere. It really is in a way the third Gremlins movie. Joe Dante
[ Atmosphere Dynamic Extremely Hero Movie Plus Really Similar Small Third Town Very Way]
For as long as this nation has known war, we have embraced the heroes it has produced. Americans have rightfully noted the honor and nobility of courage under hostile fire and thanked those who perished in their defense. James T. Walsh
[ Americans Courage Defense Embraced Fire Heroes Honor Hostile Known Long Nation Nobility Noted Perished Produced Rightfully Thanked Their Those Under War]
A hero is someone we can admire without apology. Kitty Kelley
[ Admire Apology Hero Someone Without]
Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes. Edward Gibbon
[ Books Faithful Heroes Mind Minds Mirrors Our Reflect Sages Those]
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason. Alfred North Whitehead
[ Brutal Courage Firm Force Heroes Reason Resolve True Virtue Vulgar]
I never really read superhero stuff as a kid. Alison Bechdel
[ Kid Never Read Really Stuff Superhero]
My heroes were Dylan, John Lennon and Picasso, because they each moved their particular medium forward, and when they got to the point where they were comfortable, they always moved on. John Hughes
[ Always Because Comfortable Dylan Each Forward Got Heroes John Lennon Medium Moved Particular Picasso Point Their Were Where]
The reason progress is slow is that we always expect other men to be the heroes and to live the heroic lives. But we all have hero stuff in us. In our sphere of life we can always live more heroically and triumphantly and grow in heroic stature. Wilferd A. Peterson
[ Always Expect Grow Hero Heroes Heroic Heroically Life Live Lives Men More Other Our Progress Reason Slow Sphere Stature Stuff Triumphantly Us]
Good guy' or 'bad guy', hero or anti hero; doesn't matter to me, what role I play, only the character have something magical. Rutger Hauer
[ Anti Bad Character Good Guy Hero Magical Matter Only Play Role Something]
But at the same time, the commonplace statement about them is true: every character is the hero of his own story. Each has a justification for his actions that is convincing to him. It's fun to give these people voices. Thomas Perry
[ Actions Character Commonplace Convincing Each Every Fun Give Hero Him His Justification Own Same Statement Story Them These Time True Voices]
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. Thuy Trang
[ Carter Encouragement Female First Gives Guy More Played Strong Superheroes Whatever Woman Wonder]
Some days it is a heroic act just to refuse the paralysis of fear and straighten up and step into another day. Edward Albert
[ Act Another Day Days Fear Heroic Into Just Paralysis Refuse Some Step Straighten Up]
Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally the merest cowards. Jean Jacques Rousseau
[ Carriage Cowards Generally Greatest Heroes Known Merest Their]
As a real person, he wouldn't last a minute, would he? But drama is about imperfection. And we've moved away from the aspirational hero. We got tired of it, it was dull. If I was House's friend, I would hate it. How he so resolutely refuses to be happy or take the kind-hearted road. But we don't always like morally good people, do we? Hugh Laurie
[ Always Away Drama Dull Friend Good Got Happy Hate Hero House How Imperfection Last Minute Morally Moved Person Real Refuses Resolutely Road Take Tired Would]
I think Walking Dead is more of a stretch for me because I'm a light hearted superhero kind of guy. Robert Kirkman
[ Because Dead Guy Hearted Kind Light More Stretch Superhero Think Walking]
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism. Alexander Hamilton
[ Above Acts Bravery Certain Enthusiasm Heroism Human Itself Liberty Makes Nature Rise]
I got addicted. News, particularly daily news, is more addictive than crack cocaine, more addictive than heroin, more addictive than cigarettes. Dan Rather
[ Addicted Addictive Cigarettes Crack Daily Got More News Particularly Than]
But if one could go back in time, I'd love to have been directed by Howard Hawks, who's one of my great heroes. One of the greatest directors there ever was. He directed probably one of the greatest westerns of all time in Rio Bravo. Stephen Fry
[ Back Been Bravo Could Directed Directors Ever Go Great Greatest Hawks Heroes Howard Love Probably Rio Time Westerns]
One would like to be grand and heroic, if one could; but if not, why try at all? One wants to be very something, very great, very heroic; or if not that, then at least very stylish and very fashionable. It is this everlasting mediocrity that bores me. Harriet Beecher Stowe
[ Bores Could Everlasting Fashionable Grand Great Heroic Least Mediocrity Something Stylish Then Try Very Wants Why Would]
This, to me, is the ultimately heroic trait of ordinary people; they say no to the tyrant and they calmly take the consequences of this resistance. Philip K. Dick
[ Calmly Consequences Heroic Ordinary Resistance Say Take Trait Tyrant Ultimately]
I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. Christopher Reeve
[ Endure Finds Hero Individual Obstacles Ordinary Overwhelming Persevere Spite Strength Think]
We can't all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by. Will Rogers
[ Applaud Because Curb Go Heroes Sit Somebody]
1 month ago the American people stopped to remember the third anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq war. We thought first and foremost of the selflessness, patriotism and heroism by our troops, our National Guard and Reserves. Rosa DeLauro
[ Ago American Anniversary Beginning First Foremost Guard Heroism Iraq Month National Our Patriotism Remember Reserves Selflessness Stopped Third Thought Troops War]
Today, free agency takes away a lot of your heroes, they go somewhere else. Some of them don't but a lot of them do-take the higher offer to go somewhere else. And, it turns the fans off because they get attached to the players. Bob Lilly
[ Agency Attached Away Because Else Fans Free Get Go Heroes Higher Lot Off Offer Players Some Somewhere Takes Them Today Turns Your]
I think "Hero" is not a real martial arts movie; it is not about violence, or formula. Jet Li
[ Arts Formula Hero Martial Movie Real Think Violence]
In this world no one rules by love; if you are but amiable, you are no hero; to be powerful, you must be strong, and to have dominion you must have a genius for organizing. John Henry Newman
[ Amiable Dominion Genius Hero Love Must Organizing Powerful Rules Strong World]
Young people and Indian people need to know that we existed in the 20th Century. We need to know who our heroes are and to know what we have done and accomplished in this century other than what Olympic athletes Jim Thorpe and Billy Mills have done. Russell Means
[ Accomplished Athletes Billy Century Done Existed Heroes Indian Jim Know Mills Need Olympic Other Our Than Thorpe Young]
When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream. Elvis Presley
[ Always Believing Books Boy Comic Dream Grew Hero Movies Myself Saw Up]
I like writing about women, weak and strong, pathetic and heroic. I like writing about men, ditto. And all the variants of men and women, beasts and demons. Tanith Lee
[ Beasts Demons Heroic Men Pathetic Strong Variants Weak Women Writing]
The suspense of a novel is not only in the reader, but in the novelist, who is intensely curious about what will happen to the hero. Mary McCarthy
[ Curious Happen Hero Intensely Novel Novelist Only Reader Suspense Will]
Yes, it's a prequel. It tells the story about how the girls were born with superpowers, but they weren't necessarily heroes at the beginning of this movie, so the movie is about the events that happen in their life to make them decide to be heroes. Craig McCracken
[ Beginning Born Decide Events Girls Happen Heroes How Life Make Movie Necessarily Prequel Story Superpowers Tells Their Them Were Weren Yes]
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. Vin Diesel
[ Actor Asked Back Choice First Grade Grew Had Said School Superhero Up Want Wanted Would]
Our enemies, like the Grecian hero, have one vulnerable point. You have not touched it yet. What should have been their element of weakness has been suffered to remain an element of strength. Jay Alan Sekulow
[ Been Element Enemies Grecian Hero Our Point Remain Should Strength Suffered Their Touched Vulnerable Weakness Yet]
Don Quixote is one that comes to mind in comparison to mine, in that they both involve journeys undertaken by older men. That is unusual, because generally the hero of a journey story is very young. David Guterson
[ Because Both Comes Comparison Generally Hero Involve Journey Journeys Men Mind Mine Older Quixote Story Undertaken Unusual Very Young]
The noir hero is a knight in blood caked armor. He's dirty and he does his best to deny the fact that he's a hero the whole time. Frank Miller
[ Armor Best Blood Deny Dirty Does Fact Hero His Knight Noir Time Whole]
Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story. John Barth
[ Everyone Hero His Life Necessarily Own Story]
Heaven knows, I've exposed myself in my novels through the use of fantasy and imagination... now my new book is about what really happened to me... not my heroines. Judith Krantz
[ Book Exposed Fantasy Happened Heaven Heroines Imagination Knows Myself New Novels Now Really Through Use]
To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on heroism. Bordering on insanity. Richard Thompson
[ Acoustic Alone Bordering Bravery Guitar Heroism Insanity Requires Stage Stand Up]
If I ever do anything, it actually might be some fantasy elf thing or even some cute, funny thing. Just to do something a little bit out of the ordinary. I've done my superhero gig. Todd McFarlane
[ Actually Anything Bit Cute Done Elf Even Ever Fantasy Funny Gig Just Little Might Ordinary Out Some Something Superhero Thing]
Heroes to me are guys that sit in libraries. They absorb knowledge and then the risks they take are calculated on the basis of the courage it took to become replete with knowledge. William Hurt
[ Absorb Basis Become Calculated Courage Guys Heroes Knowledge Libraries Replete Risks Sit Take Then Took]
It did not feel like something that was going to take over my life and destroy it. It felt like a subtle flower instead of a manipulative demon. That's the mystery of heroin. Corey Feldman
[ Demon Destroy Did Feel Felt Flower Going Instead Life Manipulative Mystery Over Something Subtle Take]
A hero has faced it all: he need not be undefeated, but he must be undaunted. Andrew Bernstein
[ Faced Hero Must Need Undefeated]
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. Chester Brown
[ Alan Because Book Class Comic Company Denying Does Doing Face Guy Level Main Metaphoric Moore Reason Sheen Smart Sure Working]
I think superheroes today are like whistle blowers. Robert Englund
[ Superheroes Think Today Whistle]
I pledged California to a Northern Republic and to a flag that should have no treacherous threads of cotton in its warp, and the audience came down in thunder. Thomas Starr King
[ Audience California Came Cotton Down Flag Northern Pledged Republic Should Threads Thunder Treacherous Warp]
It's going to be really interesting to see what the heroin market does in the next two years or so. One thing you can be pretty sure of. The Afghan peasants who grow poppies won't get rich. The money will end up in places like Dubai. Bruce Sterling
[ Afghan Does Dubai End Get Going Grow Interesting Market Money Next Peasants Places Poppies Pretty Really Rich See Sure Thing Two Up Will Won Years]
I never appreciated 'positive heroes' in literature. They are almost always cliches, copies of copies, until the model is exhausted. I prefer perplexity, doubt, uncertainty, not just because it provides a more 'productive' literary raw material, but because that is the way we humans really are. Jose Saramago
[ Almost Always Appreciated Because Cliches Copies Doubt Exhausted Heroes Humans Just Literary Literature Material Model More Never Perplexity Positive Prefer Productive Provides Raw Really Uncertainty Until Way]
What we're doing with Band of Brothers is trying to put it into human terms, so it is not just a flickering, black and white myth on a screen, it is a resonant story. I want the audience to recognize themselves in these men. They're not just mythic heroes. Tom Hanks
[ Audience Band Black Brothers Doing Flickering Heroes Human Into Just Men Myth Mythic Put Recognize Resonant Screen Story Terms Themselves These Trying Want White]
Heroin also makes people feel better, but I wouldn't recommend using heroin. James Randi
[ Also Better Feel Makes Recommend Using]
I also try very hard to create characters - both heroes and villains - with psychological depth. Jeffery Deaver
[ Also Both Characters Create Depth Hard Heroes Psychological Try Very Villains]
True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost. Arthur Ashe
[ Cost Heroism Others Remarkably Serve Sober Surpass True Urge Very Whatever]
I think, with the gay liberation movement has had need for heroes and heroines, and it would be rather nice to have Abraham Lincoln as your poster boy, wouldn't it? David Herbert Donald
[ Abraham Boy Gay Had Heroes Heroines Liberation Lincoln Movement Need Nice Poster Rather Think Would Your]
To have no heroes is to have no aspiration, to live on the momentum of the past, to be thrown back upon routine, sensuality, and the narrow self. Charles Horton Cooley
[ Aspiration Back Heroes Live Momentum Narrow Past Routine Self Sensuality Thrown Upon]
The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else. Umberto Eco
[ Always Being Coward Dreams Else Everybody Hero Honest Mistake Real]
It was just the thrill of a lifetime. Brando and Hackman were two of my heroes. Richard Donner
[ Brando Hackman Heroes Just Lifetime Thrill Two Were]
In the material sciences these are and have been, and are most surely likely to continue to be heroic days. J. Robert Oppenheimer
[ Been Continue Days Heroic Likely Material Most Sciences Surely These]
A country grows in history not only because of the heroism of its troops on the field of battle, it grows also when it turns to justice and to right for the conservation of its interests. Aristide Briand
[ Also Battle Because Conservation Country Field Grows Heroism History Interests Justice Only Right Troops Turns]
The simple act of caring is heroic. Edward Albert
[ Act Caring Heroic Simple]
What about the hero of The House on the Strand? What did it mean when he dropped the telephone at the end of the book? I don't really know, but I rather think he was going to be paralysed for life. Don't you? Daphne du Maurier
[ Book Did Dropped End Going Hero House Know Life Mean Rather Really Strand Telephone Think]
We remember the heroes who ran into the burning buildings to rescue those trapped inside, and the dauntless passengers on Flight 93 who laid down their lives to save others, including almost certainly those of us in the U.S. Capitol. Todd Tiahrt
[ Almost Buildings Burning Capitol Certainly Down Flight Heroes Including Inside Into Laid Lives Others Passengers Ran Remember Rescue Save Their Those Trapped Us]
Walt Disney was my great hero. Stanislav Grof
[ Disney Great Hero Walt]
Conway Twitty was always our local hero while I was growing up. He had a series of good bands. I wanted to sit in, if Conway would let me. And he did a couple of times. Levon Helm
[ Always Bands Conway Couple Did Good Growing Had Hero Local Our Series Sit Times Up Wanted While Would]
Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man's cruelty and baseness. Bryant H. McGill
[ Around Art Baseness Beauty Best Civilization Clouds Courtesy Cruelty Dark Gallery Heroic Lining Man Many Part Refinement Silver Vast Ways]
My father was absent and he was a hero to me. Greta Scacchi
[ Absent Father Hero]
Hero-worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom. Herbert Spencer
[ Freedom Human Least Regard Strongest Where]
My friends and I took songwriting very, very seriously. My hero was and still is Bob Dylan, but also people like Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell and that whole generation. Kazuo Ishiguro
[ Also Bob Cohen Dylan Friends Generation Hero Joni Leonard Mitchell Seriously Songwriting Still Took Very Whole]
One of the things I really like about Ford's films is how there is always a focus on the way characters live, and not just the male heroes. Ken Burns
[ Always Characters Films Focus Ford Heroes How Just Live Male Really Things Way]
Fighting is like champagne. It goes to the heads of cowards as quickly as of heroes. Any fool can be brave on a battlefield when it's be brave or else be killed. Margaret Mitchell
[ Any Battlefield Brave Champagne Cowards Else Fighting Fool Goes Heads Heroes Killed Quickly]
Since the German people, with unparalleled heroism, but also at the cost of fearful sacrifices, has waged war against half the world, it is our right and our duty to obtain safety and independence for ourselves at sea. Bernhard von Bulow
[ Against Also Cost Duty Fearful German Half Heroism Independence Obtain Our Ourselves Right Sacrifices Safety Sea Since Unparalleled Waged War World]
Thanks to the heroic sons and daughters of this country, who have paid sacrifices, we have been able to score a number of victories which are encouraging the nation-building process we are engaged in. Girma Woldegiorgis
[ Able Been Country Daughters Encouraging Engaged Heroic Nation-Building Number Paid Process Sacrifices Score Sons Thanks Victories Which]
A hero is a man who does what he can. Romain Rolland
[ Does Hero Man]
One minute you're a slug and the next minute you're a hero, so you don't know what to think. Ed Belfour
[ Hero Know Minute Next Slug Think]
No, I wasn't doin' any heroin when I was with Muddy. Johnny Winter
[ Any Doin Muddy]
I don't know what its like for most actors, but really clearly for myself acting has always been the fulfilment of personal fantasies. It isn't just art, its about being a person I've always wanted to be, or being in a situation, or being a hero. Richard Dreyfuss
[ Acting Actors Always Art Been Being Clearly Fantasies Fulfilment Hero Just Know Most Myself Person Personal Really Situation Wanted]
Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion. Calvin Coolidge
[ Heroism Man Occasion Only]
Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed? Solomon Short
[ Abhors Another Conservation Energy Fittest Hero Himself How Keeps Law Likely Most Nature Putting Situations Survival Thing Violates Where]
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. Kelly Preston
[ Concept Going Happen Heroes High Parents Play Puberty School Son Starting Such Super Thought Through Unique]
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Author Bad Good Hero Novel Tells Truth Us]
It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle. Norman Schwarzkopf
[ Battle Goes Hero Into Men Order Take Takes Those]
I am not a hero but the brave men who died deserved this honor. Ira Hayes
[ Am Brave Deserved Died Hero Honor Men]
What really helps a guy to become an action hero today is the directing of the movie. All those fast cuts. Jean Claude Van Damme
[ Action Become Cuts Directing Fast Guy Helps Hero Movie Really Those Today]
People fantasize about being a hero and helping someone in trouble. Batman is that fantasy realized-not just for Bruce Wayne, but for the audience. Inwardly, Bruce Wayne is still an adolescent watching his parents being murdered. That will never leave him. And people really relate to that. Kevin Conroy
[ Adolescent Audience Batman Being Bruce Fantasize Fantasy Helping Hero Him His Inwardly Just Leave Murdered Never Parents Really Relate Someone Still Trouble Watching Wayne Will]
I guess because I pay so much attention to the physical part of the character, I don't look upon it as like Charlize Theron up there. I don't think of them as like Charlize Theron films. Charlize Theron
[ Attention Because Character Films Guess Look Much Part Pay Physical Them Think Up Upon]
The hero of the book does long to experience God. But his conception of God is very western. Orhan Pamuk
[ Book Conception Does Experience God Hero His Long Very Western]
The trouble with super heroes is what to do between phone booths. Ken Kesey
[ Between Booths Heroes Phone Super Trouble]
What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in. David Lloyd George
[ Britain Country Fit Heroes Live Make Our Task]
Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Believe Great Heroes Heroic Makes Minds Nurture Thoughts Your]
A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom. Bob Dylan
[ Comes Freedom Hero His Responsibility Someone Understands]
Renouncement: the heroism of mediocrity. Natalie Clifford Barney
[ Heroism Mediocrity]
Poorly secured nuclear material in the former Soviet Union, or secrets from a scientist in Pakistan could help build a bomb that detonates in Paris. The poppies in Afghanistan become the heroin in Berlin. The poverty and violence in Somalia breeds the terror of tomorrow. Barack Obama
[ Afghanistan Become Berlin Bomb Breeds Build Could Former Help Material Nuclear Pakistan Paris Poorly Poppies Poverty Scientist Secrets Secured Somalia Soviet Terror Tomorrow Union Violence]
Heroes are those who can somehow resist the power of the situation and act out of noble motives, or behave in ways that do not demean others when they easily can. Philip Zimbardo
[ Act Behave Demean Easily Heroes Motives Noble Others Out Power Resist Situation Somehow Those Ways]
I was in the forest jumping around daffodils while everyone was high on heroin. Rufus Wainwright
[ Around Everyone Forest High Jumping While]
Vietnam helped me realize who the true heroes really are in this world. It's not the home-run hitters. Willie Stargell
[ Helped Heroes Hitters Realize Really True Vietnam World]
If you have a crisis, whether on a ship or wherever, there are heroes who rise above it. Jerry Bruckheimer
[ Above Crisis Heroes Rise Ship Wherever Whether]
The higher Greek poetry did not make up fictitious plots; its business was to express the heroic saga, the myths. Gilbert Murray
[ Business Did Express Fictitious Greek Heroic Higher Make Myths Plots Poetry Saga Up]
With any good story, you need the adversary, the heroes and villains. You need a good mixture to make it work. Phil Keoghan
[ Adversary Any Good Heroes Make Mixture Need Story Villains Work]
The bands that wrote the big, heroic rock songs - I really wanted to make a record like that. Sheryl Crow
[ Bands Big Heroic Make Really Record Rock Songs Wanted Wrote]
Part of my strength as an actor comes from what I've learned all these years: when you play a villain, you try to get the light touches; when you play a hero, you try to get in some of the warts. John Forsythe
[ Actor Comes Get Hero Learned Light Part Play Some Strength These Touches Try Villain Warts Years]
A hero is someone right who doesn't change. George Foreman
[ Change Hero Right Someone]
I loved the idea of the Nerd as Hero, which Ghost World also had. Illeana Douglas
[ Also Ghost Had Hero Idea Loved Nerd Which World]
Death, after all, is the common expectation from birth. Neither heroes nor cowards can escape it. Ellis Peters
[ After Birth Common Cowards Death Escape Expectation Heroes Neither Nor]
Lance Armstrong is the guy that I would put up there as one of my heroes. He's done something that no one else has done and when you put into it what he overcame, it's absolutely unbelievable. Craig T. Nelson
[ Absolutely Armstrong Done Else Guy Heroes Into Lance Overcame Put Something Unbelievable Up Would]
The beautiful heroine might be thinking, How long must I bury my face on this wretched man's shoulder? Such is not the always the case, but quite often it is. Ivor Novello
[ Always Beautiful Bury Case Face Heroine How Long Man Might Must Often Quite Shoulder Such Thinking Wretched]
We've always been ready for female superheroes. Because women want to be them and men want to do them. Famke Janssen
[ Always Because Been Female Men Ready Superheroes Them Want Women]
But the West did not last long enough. Its folk myths and heroes became stage properties of Hollywood before the poets had begun to get to work on them. Christopher Dawson
[ Became Before Begun Did Enough Folk Get Had Heroes Hollywood Last Long Myths Poets Properties Stage Them West Work]
You can't think that you're playing a villain, or you'll end up with a cartoon. You have to think about him as a person and a hero. Tom Berenger
[ Cartoon End Hero Him Person Playing Think Up Villain]
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. Thor Heyerdahl
[ Four Heroism Idea Know Lives Occur Orders Own Rather Sacrifice Strength Taking Their Through Uniform Willing Willpower Years]
A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer. Novalis
[ Hang Hero How Knows Longer Minute]
He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero. Johann Kaspar Lavater
[ Calm Dumb Genius Hero Seldom Speaks Strike Well-Timed Word]
I've spent several years in Hollywood, and I still think the movie heroes are in the audience. Wilson Mizner
[ Audience Heroes Hollywood Movie Several Spent Still Think Years]
First, how to memorialize the heroes of 9/11; second, something that expresses our resolve. George Pataki
[ Expresses First Heroes How Our Resolve Second Something]
The world doesn't make any heroes anymore. Graham Greene
[ Any Anymore Heroes Make World]
I was pretty taken with Patti Smith, she was my heroine. Gavin Rossdale
[ Heroine Patti Pretty She Smith Taken]
One night I went to see Bobby at the Flamingo. Because he was my hero, I would visit him for inspiration. Wayne Newton
[ Because Bobby Hero Him Inspiration Night See Visit Went Would]
It affords me sincere pleasure to be able to apprise you of the entire removal of the Cherokee Nation of Indians to their new homes west of the Mississippi. Martin Van Buren
[ Able Affords Cherokee Entire Homes Indians Mississippi Nation New Pleasure Removal Sincere Their West]
Glenn Gould was my hero. Glenn Gould was my idol. I loved him. Warren Zevon
[ Glenn Hero Him Idol Loved]
My uncle was a hero, Lewis Roundtree. He was not even related to me really, but he was always called my uncle. He was like a father to me. I was closer to him than I was my father. Ed Bradley
[ Always Called Closer Even Father Hero Him Lewis Really Related Than Uncle]
We grew out of the superhero comics, but we still liked comics, so we started putting our own experiences in the stories we were doing for our own amusement. Gilbert Hernandez
[ Amusement Comics Doing Experiences Grew Liked Our Out Own Putting Started Still Stories Superhero Were]
I want to play an action hero. I'm ready for roles that totally aren't me. Kirsten Dunst
[ Action Hero Play Ready Roles Totally Want]
Old myths, old gods, old heroes have never died. They are only sleeping at the bottom of our mind, waiting for our call. We have need for them. They represent the wisdom of our race. Stanley Kunitz
[ Bottom Call Died Gods Heroes Mind Myths Need Never Old Only Our Race Represent Sleeping Them Waiting Wisdom]
Do not bury our glorious orthodoxy in the treacherous pit of a spurious conservatism. Abraham Kuyper
[ Bury Conservatism Glorious Orthodoxy Our Pit Spurious Treacherous]
Those who kept their sanity and humanity intact in the face of awful adversity. Heroes named and unnamed, some known only to God. Silvia Cartwright
[ Adversity Awful Face God Heroes Humanity Intact Kept Known Named Only Sanity Some Their Those Unnamed]
I got it: stay away from cocaine and heroin. Tommy Lee
[ Away Got Stay]
Life is not simple, and people can't be boxed into being either heroes or villains. Jessica Hagedorn
[ Being Boxed Either Heroes Into Life Simple Villains]
Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities. Daniel J. Boorstin Time
[ Celebrities Dissolves Heroes Makes Time]
John Barry was my hero when I was about 13. His scores to the James Bond movies were the scores of my life back then. Carter Burwell
[ Back Barry Bond Hero His James John Life Movies Scores Then Were]
No man is a hero in his own country. John Monash
[ Country Hero His Man Own]
I was never able to write seriously about heroes because I was very aware that I was not one and that in my background there was not this heroic thing. Robert Sheckley
[ Able Aware Background Because Heroes Heroic Never Seriously Thing Very Write]
It shouldn't take an emergency for this Administration to deal with the health care needs of our nation's heroes. Funding the VA and our bringing our troops home safely should never be treated as an afterthought. John Salazar
[ Administration Afterthought Bringing Care Deal Emergency Funding Health Heroes Home Nation Needs Never Our Safely Should Take Treated Troops Va]
At the Carter Center we work with victims of oppression, and we give support to human rights heroes. Jimmy Carter
[ Carter Center Give Heroes Human Oppression Rights Support Victims Work]
One blob of red in the wrong place and the audience isn't looking at the hero, they're looking at a patch of curtain (or something similar) and your whole effect is lost. Terence Fisher
[ Audience Curtain Effect Hero Looking Lost Patch Place Red Similar Something Whole Wrong Your]
Our young people look up to us. Let us not let them down. Our young people need us. Saving them will make heroes of us all. Gale Sayers
[ Down Heroes Look Make Need Our Saving Them Up Us Will Young]
Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive. Alphonse de Lamartine
[ Conceive Former Heroes Latter Poets Race Same]
Our men and women in our armed forces are the real heroes in this conflict. Wayne Allard
[ Armed Conflict Forces Heroes Men Our Real Women]
Wine is a treacherous friend who you must always be on guard for. Christian Nestell Bovee
[ Always Friend Guard Must Treacherous Wine]
Prior to my election, young Cherokee girls would never have thought that they might grow up and become chief. Wilma Mankiller
[ Become Cherokee Chief Election Girls Grow Might Never Prior Thought Up Would Young]
We will never forget the passengers of Flight 93, who courageously confronted the terrorists, defeating another planned attack on America. They are the heroes for our times. Bob Taft
[ America Another Attack Confronted Courageously Defeating Flight Forget Heroes Never Our Passengers Planned Terrorists Times Will]
It is better to be the widow of a hero than the wife of a coward. Dolores Ibarruri
[ Better Coward Hero Than Widow Wife]
Being around all the great names of the game at a young age because they were my heroes; the fact this meant so much to Canada. It was just an incredible thing to be a part of. Marcel Dionne
[ Age Around Because Being Canada Fact Game Great Heroes Incredible Just Meant Much Names Part Thing Were Young]
One of the things that I have learned since trying to bring in an interesting story in under 28 pages is that we already agree on great chunks of typical superhero stories. Bill Williams
[ Agree Already Bring Chunks Great Interesting Learned Pages Since Stories Story Superhero Things Trying Typical Under]
If you do it right 51 percent of the time you will end up a hero. Alfred P. Sloan
[ End Hero Percent Right Time Up Will]
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. Timothy Dalton
[ After Crisis Draws Extraordinary Forth Himself Identify Man Only Quality Real Relate Some Struggle Superhero Superman Times Triumphs Within]
For as long as this nation has known war, we have embraced the heroes it has produced. Jim Walsh
[ Embraced Heroes Known Long Nation Produced War]
I'm gonna try to be cured. I've been on heroin eight years and I want to try a different style of life. It made me split up from my wife. It ruined a lot of things for me. Johnny Thunders
[ Been Cured Different Eight Gonna Life Lot Made Ruined Split Style Things Try Up Want Wife Years]
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. Aisha Tyler
[ Batman Believe Entertained Every Fantastic Idealistic Love Movies Part Person Superheroes]
And each man stands with his face in the light. Of his own drawn sword, ready to do what a hero can. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
[ Drawn Each Face Hero His Light Man Own Ready Stands Sword]
Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes. Bertolt Brecht
[ Heroes Land Need Unhappy]
Everybody knows about Pearl Harbor. The thing that really fascinated me is that through this tragedy there was this amazing American heroism. Michael Bay
[ Amazing American Everybody Fascinated Harbor Heroism Knows Pearl Really Thing Through Tragedy]
Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black hero. He is an American hero. Morgan Freeman
[ American Black Dr Hero King Luther Martin]
My heroes are the camera crew and the electricians. They work such long hours. Adam Baldwin
[ Camera Crew Heroes Hours Long Such Work]
I smoked heroin for six years. Kicking the habit? Hard wasn't the word for it. Leif Garrett
[ Habit Hard Kicking Six Smoked Word Years]
I've seen Keith fall asleep at business meetings about millions of dollars for him-because of heroin, just nod out and then wake up and answer a question. Charlie Watts
[ Answer Asleep Business Dollars Fall Just Keith Meetings Millions Nod Out Question Seen Then Up Wake]
Marry for Love, an Heroick Action, which makes a mighty noise in the World, partly because of its rarity, and partly in regard of its extravagancy. Mary Astell
[ Action Because Love Makes Marry Mighty Noise Partly Rarity Regard Which World]
This year's Veterans Day celebration is especially significant as our country remains committed to fighting the War on Terror and as brave men and women are heroically defending our homeland. John Doolittle
[ Brave Celebration Committed Country Day Defending Especially Fighting Heroically Homeland Men Our Remains Significant Terror Veterans War Women Year]
Our film examines the heroism, courage and prowess of the Soviet submarine force in ways never seen before. Kathryn Bigelow
[ Before Courage Examines Film Force Heroism Never Our Prowess Seen Soviet Submarine Ways]
When we contemplate the heroes of Christianity, and compare our feeble efforts with their astonishing performance and self devotion, we should fall into despair, were there not a few softening features, by which they are brought back to the ranks of humanity. John Strachan
[ Astonishing Back Brought Christianity Compare Contemplate Despair Devotion Efforts Fall Features Feeble Few Heroes Humanity Into Our Performance Ranks Self Should Softening Their Were Which]
As you follow the escapades or the journey of the hero through a story, it evokes some kind of emotion in the viewers. The director's job is to make sure that the audience goes through the journey and has an emotional reaction. Don Bluth
[ Audience Director Emotion Emotional Evokes Follow Goes Hero Job Journey Kind Make Reaction Some Story Sure Through Viewers]
Show me a hero and I'll write you a tragedy. F. Scott Fitzgerald
[ Hero Show Tragedy Write]
Of course I do not regret the Bond days, I regret that sadly heroes in general are depicted with guns in their hands, and to tell the truth I have always hated guns and what they represent. Roger Moore
[ Always Bond Course Days Depicted General Guns Hands Hated Heroes Regret Represent Sadly Tell Their Truth]
Now Herod was an active man, and soon found proper materials for his active spirit to work upon. Flavius Josephus
[ Active Found His Man Materials Now Proper Soon Spirit Upon Work]
Creating these messes that go from administration to administration and then you swoop in and clean them up - with that heroic Delta force - people not realizing that they were always there but doing different things than what we see them doing at the moment. Edwidge Danticat
[ Administration Always Clean Creating Delta Different Doing Force Go Heroic Messes Moment Realizing See Swoop Than Them Then These Things Up Were]
The selfless actions of these heroes have removed them from their families, businesses and homeland to fight, so that others may experience the liberty awaiting our troops upon safe return to America. Jim Walsh
[ Actions America Awaiting Businesses Experience Families Fight Heroes Homeland Liberty May Others Our Removed Return Safe Selfless Their Them These Troops Upon]
Yeah, I was a local hero. It was great for me, 'cos I had a full house every night all night seven nights a week for five years that I played. The next five years I just played five days a week, but I still had a full house every night. John Hunter
[ Cos Days Every Five Full Great Had Hero House Just Local Next Night Nights Played Seven Still Week Yeah Years]
You should never meet your heroes. Paul Newman... I was so excited about meeting him, but he turned up in shell suit bottoms, slippers, and a jumper. He was just so worn out and old, he wanted to go home. Allan Carr
[ Bottoms Excited Go Heroes Him Home Just Meet Meeting Never Newman Old Out Paul Shell Should Slippers Suit Turned Up Wanted Worn Your]
Love of glory can only create a great hero; contempt of glory creates a great man. Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
[ Contempt Create Creates Glory Great Hero Love Man Only]
I admire Bruce Springsteen because he's a heroic person who has lots of integrity and has this incredible body of work that is so vital. Elizabeth Wurtzel
[ Admire Because Body Bruce Heroic Incredible Integrity Lots Person Springsteen Vital Work]
The balance of private good and general welfare is at the bottom of civilized morals; but the morals of the Heroic Age are founded on individuality, and on nothing else. Lascelles Abercrombie
[ Age Balance Bottom Civilized Else Founded General Good Heroic Individuality Morals Nothing Private Welfare]
In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one. H. L. Mencken
[ Always Heroes Outnumber Soldiers Ten War]
Another hero was Tom Swift, in the books. What he stood for, the freedom, the scientific knowledge and being and engineer gave him the ability to invent solutions to problems. He's always been a hero to me. I buy old Tom Swift books now and read them to my own children. Steve Wozniak
[ Ability Always Another Been Being Books Buy Children Engineer Freedom Gave Hero Him Invent Knowledge Now Old Own Problems Read Scientific Solutions Stood Swift Them Tom]
The Communist regime didn't consider this to be a shining moment in history and assigned no heroism to it. They classified it as merely an accident. Kathryn Bigelow
[ Accident Assigned Classified Communist Consider Heroism History Merely Moment Regime Shining]
One of the rules I try to follow is that normal people are going to be involved even in heroic events. David Brin
[ Even Events Follow Going Heroic Involved Normal Rules Try]
I want to be a hero, a small and good kind of hero, even though I know heroes have very short lives. Boris Becker
[ Even Good Hero Heroes Kind Know Lives Short Small Though Very Want]
When the heroes go off the stage, the clowns come on. Heinrich Heine
[ Clowns Come Go Heroes Off Stage]
In order to master the unruly torrent of life the learned man meditates, the poet quivers, and the political hero erects the fortress of his will. Jose Ortega y Gasset
[ Fortress Hero His Learned Life Man Master Meditates Order Poet Political Torrent Unruly Will]
A man who kills on his own is a murderer. A man who kills at his government's request is a national hero. Ramman Kenoun
[ Government Hero His Kills Man Murderer National Own Request]
But despite their heroic acts, the Vietnam Veterans of America continued to struggle to establish a combat badge in honor of these brave pilots and medics. Tim Holden
[ Acts America Badge Brave Combat Continued Despite Establish Heroic Honor Pilots Struggle Their These Veterans Vietnam]
In camp was found a book, the first of the kind I had ever seen, in which I was made a great hero, slaying Indians by the hundreds. Kit Carson
[ Book Camp Ever First Found Great Had Hero Hundreds Indians Kind Made Seen Slaying Which]
Fred Astaire is my hero. I love him because he was willing to kill himself to make his art look effortless. And because he proved it's possible to be an artist and a good person. Connie Willis
[ Art Artist Astaire Because Effortless Fred Good Hero Him Himself His Kill Look Love Make Person Possible Proved Willing]
We thank thee for this opportunity to show our love for these heroes who have accomplished such wonders for the beloved United States, which was founded by noble and inspired men. Lorenzo Snow
[ Accomplished Beloved Founded Heroes Inspired Love Men Noble Opportunity Our Show States Such Thank Thee These United Which Wonders]
The logical man must either deny all miracles or none, and our American Indian myths and hero stories are perhaps, in themselves, quite as credible as those of the Hebrews of old. Charles Eastman
[ American Credible Deny Either Hebrews Hero Indian Logical Man Miracles Must Myths None Old Our Perhaps Quite Stories Themselves Those]
Believe me, 'tis a godlike thing to lend; to owe is a heroic virtue. Francois Rabelais
[ Believe Godlike Heroic Lend Owe Thing Tis Virtue]
The essence of a tragedy, or even of a serious play, is the spiritual awakening, or regeneration, of the hero. Maxwell Anderson
[ Awakening Essence Even Hero Play Regeneration Serious Spiritual Tragedy]
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. Garth Ennis
[ Against Books Course Designed Few Forever Go Hope Most Mud Off Point Regular Slides Stick Superhero Them Throw Trying Very Wall Will]
I've never read anything about heroin where, yeah, it's a good experience, and you can do it for 20 years and enjoy it, like having a cold beer. It doesn't work that way with heroin. Ace Frehley
[ Anything Beer Cold Enjoy Experience Good Having Never Read Way Where Work Yeah Years]
You would never expect a black woman to be the hero. Sanaa Lathan
[ Black Expect Hero Never Woman Would]
Heroism in a bad cause. Karel Reisz
[ Bad Cause Heroism]
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. Thor Heyerdahl
[ Any Battlefield Because Believe Conflict Heroism Kind Never Nor Seen Solution War]
I saw clearly how those who saved the state so heroically and courageously in the War of Independence would be capable of bringing a catastrophe upon it if they are given the chance in normal times. Moshe Sharett
[ Bringing Capable Catastrophe Chance Clearly Courageously Given Heroically How Independence Normal Saved Saw State Those Times Upon War Would]
One brave deed makes no hero. John Greenleaf Whittier
[ Brave Deed Hero Makes]
And besides, because of all she has accomplished, Barbara Jordan has always been a hero of mine. Tom Selleck
[ Accomplished Always Barbara Because Been Besides Hero Jordan Mine She]
It's something that was very interesting to me to be a part of and all of them again because of the relationship. Some of the superhero movies are better than others. Blair Underwood
[ Again Because Better Interesting Movies Others Part Relationship Some Something Superhero Than Them Very]
The reason can only be this: heroic poetry depends on an heroic age, and an age is heroic because of what it is, not because of what it does. Lascelles Abercrombie
[ Age Because Depends Does Heroic Only Poetry Reason]
Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one. Baltasar Gracian
[ Appear Aspire Hero Merely Rather Than]
I haven't done a great deal of it but this was a chance to do more and bring it to that part of the business and even more so, but the fact that it was a black superhero was really the catalyst to me. Blair Underwood
[ Black Bring Business Catalyst Chance Deal Done Even Fact Great Haven More Part Really Superhero]
Aren't most romance heros, or heros in fiction of any kind, generally superior to real men? Same goes for heroines and real women. Nora Roberts
[ Any Fiction Generally Goes Heroines Heros Kind Men Most Real Romance Same Superior Women]
A hero is somebody who is selfless, who is generous in spirit, who just tries to give back as much as possible and help people. A hero to me is someone who saves people and who really deeply cares. Debi Mazar
[ Back Cares Deeply Generous Give Help Hero Just Much Possible Really Saves Selfless Somebody Someone Spirit Tries]
Getting to play superheros is a pretty good job. Shawn Ashmore
[ Getting Good Job Play Pretty]
Calculation never made a hero. John Henry Newman
[ Calculation Hero Made Never]
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer. Ralph Waldo Emerson
[ Brave Braver Five Hero Longer Man Minutes Ordinary Than]
I asked him a number of questions and I got some very interesting answers. Ken's heroes, according to Christopher, would be people like John Wayne, of course. Stacy Keach
[ According Answers Asked Christopher Course Got Heroes Him Interesting John Ken Number Questions Some Very Wayne Would]
My hero wants to belong too, but he doesn't want to give up all the things he came to value in the west. Orhan Pamuk
[ Belong Came Give Hero Things Too Up Value Want Wants West]
Nothing is given to man on earth - struggle is built into the nature of life, and conflict is possible - the hero is the man who lets no obstacle prevent him from pursuing the values he has chosen. Andrew Bernstein
[ Built Chosen Conflict Earth Given Hero Him Into Lets Life Man Nature Nothing Obstacle Possible Prevent Pursuing Struggle Values]
The world's made up of individuals who don't want to be heroes. Brian Moore
[ Heroes Individuals Made Up Want World]
In this watering-place I acted an heroic character, badly studied; and being a novice on such a stage, I forgot my part before a pair of lovely blue eyes. Adelbert von Chamisso
[ Acted Badly Before Being Blue Character Eyes Forgot Heroic Lovely Novice Pair Part Stage Studied Such]
Be your own hero, it's cheaper than a movie ticket. Douglas Horton
[ Cheaper Hero Movie Own Than Ticket Your]
As we continue to fight the War on Terror, it is imperative that we protect America's fallen heroes by ensuring that they are treated with respect, while being laid to rest. Jon Porter
[ America Being Continue Ensuring Fallen Fight Heroes Imperative Laid Protect Respect Rest Terror Treated War While]
I admire runners older than I - they are now my heroes. I want to be like them as I grow older. Frank Shorter
[ Admire Grow Heroes Now Older Runners Than Them Want]
My musical heroes are people like Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie who wrote and sang real songs for real people; for everyone, old, young, and in between. Tom Chapin
[ Between Everyone Guthrie Heroes Musical Old Pete Real Sang Songs Woody Wrote Young]
A warrior is free to be a hero and pull off daring do and the soldier is irresponsible if he does it. C. J. Cherryh
[ Daring Does Free Hero Irresponsible Off Pull Soldier Warrior]
I pretty much grew up when punk was big in the UK. The Sex Pistols were heroes for me. I used to run around like Johnny Rotten. I had a jacket like his. Gavin Rossdale
[ Around Big Grew Had Heroes His Jacket Johnny Much Pistols Pretty Punk Rotten Run Sex Uk Up Used Were]
My father was very intense, passionate and over-the-top. He was my hero and my tyrant. June Jordan
[ Father Hero Intense Over-The-Top Passionate Tyrant Very]
People feel they have to live that stereotypical lifestyle in order to be a rock star. You don't have to shoot heroin and act a certain way to be a rock and roll musician. Lenny Kravitz
[ Act Certain Feel Lifestyle Live Musician Order Rock Roll Shoot Star Stereotypical Way]
The news of the open military help to Franco from Hitler and Mussolini, and the heroic resistance of the people of Madrid, Barcelona and the big cities fired a widespread wish to help the Republic and its people. Bill Alexander
[ Barcelona Big Cities Fired Franco Help Heroic Hitler Madrid Military Mussolini News Open Republic Resistance Widespread Wish]
Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society. Anita Brookner
[ Being God Hero Own Religion Saint Sanction Society Support Without Your]
I also love Mole, the unsung hero of reality programming. Kathy Griffin
[ Also Hero Love Mole Programming Reality Unsung]
I didn't ask to be a hero, but I guess I have become one in the Christian community. So I accept it. But if I'm wrong about this, I guess I'll become a bum. Hal Lindsey
[ Accept Ask Become Bum Christian Community Guess Hero Wrong]
I'm a heroine addict. I need to have sex with women who have saved someone's life. Mitch Hedberg
[ Addict Heroine Life Need Saved Sex Someone Women]
The most heroic word in all languages is revolution. Eugene V. Debs
[ Heroic Languages Most Revolution Word]
America's present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration. Warren G. Harding Politics
[ America Healing Need Normalcy Present Restoration Revolution]
My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place - police, firefighters and members of our armed forces. Sidney Sheldon
[ Armed Better Day Every Firefighters Forces Heroes Lives Make Members Our Place Police Protect Risk Their Those World]
The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly; more heroism has been displayed in the household and the closet, than on the most memorable battlefields in history. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Battlefields Been Chiefly Closet Displayed Heart Heroism History Household Memorable More Most Than World]
We like our archetypes and heroes to be what they are at face value. And life doesn't work out like that. Laura Dern
[ Archetypes Face Heroes Life Our Out Value Work]
What birds can have their bills more peculiarly formed than the ibis, the spoonbill, and the heron? Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Bills Birds Formed More Peculiarly Than Their]
A boy doesn't have to go to war to be a hero; he can say he doesn't like pie when he sees there isn't enough to go around. Edgar Watson Howe
[ Around Boy Enough Go Hero Pie Say Sees War]
The greatest height of heroism to which an individual, like a people, can attain is to know how to face ridicule. Miguel de Unamuno
[ Attain Face Greatest Height Heroism How Individual Know Ridicule Which]
I'm a hero with coward's legs. Spike Milligan
[ Coward Hero Legs]
We are the hero of our own story. Mary McCarthy
[ Hero Our Own Story]
What I want to bring back to superheroes with this project is a sense of play. Things have gotten so dreary. The heroes have gotten so ugly that even their muscles have muscles. Frank Miller
[ Back Bring Dreary Even Gotten Heroes Muscles Play Project Sense Superheroes Their Things Ugly Want]
Things were easier for the old novelists who saw people all of a piece. Speaking generally, their heroes were good through and through, their villains wholly bad. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Bad Easier Generally Good Heroes Novelists Old Piece Saw Speaking Their Things Through Villains Were Wholly]
Heroin doesn't affect my musical life at all. Johnny Thunders
[ Affect Life Musical]
And thus it was that I started to wonder why Robert Burns is so important to us. We have other poets, and other writers, and other heroes, yet we do not afford them the veneration that we afford to Robert Burns. Len G. Murray
[ Afford Burns Heroes Important Other Poets Robert Started Them Thus Us Veneration Why Wonder Writers Yet]
It often seemed like we had become a nation where the only heroes were rock singers and ball players and that there were no large men of probity who could be called upon for the task. Elliot Richardson
[ Ball Become Called Could Had Heroes Large Men Nation Often Only Players Probity Rock Seemed Singers Task Upon Were Where]
Since I was seventeen I thought I might be a star. I'd think about all my heroes, Charlie Parker, Jimi Hendrix... I had a romantic feeling about how these people became famous. Jean-Michel Basquiat
[ Became Charlie Famous Feeling Had Hendrix Heroes How Jimi Might Parker Romantic Seventeen Since Star These Think Thought]
Millions of people thought Archie was a happy hero. Carroll O'Connor
[ Archie Happy Hero Millions Thought]
The only hero known to my childhood was Henry Clay. Rebecca H. Davis
[ Childhood Clay Henry Hero Known Only]
I don't know if I see myself as really an action hero, but I like doing physical movies and I like doing movies where the writing is very lean. Jodie Foster
[ Action Doing Hero Know Lean Movies Myself Physical Really See Very Where Writing]
Muhammad Ali is a combination of personality and athlete who is probably better known around the world than any other. He became a great hero. Will McDonough
[ Ali Any Around Athlete Became Better Combination Great Hero Known Muhammad Other Personality Probably Than World]
Without heroes, we are all plain people and don't know how far we can go. Bernard Malamud
[ Far Go Heroes How Know Plain Without]
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. Thomas Merton
[ Conscience Demands Difficult Fidelity Greater Heroic Heroism Labor More Most Much Peace Perfect Purity Sacrifice Than Truth War]
I am a hero worshiper. I love the number one tennis player. I love the number one baseball player. I want to see those records broken. Martha Stewart
[ Am Baseball Broken Hero Love Number Player Records See Tennis Those Want]
I didn't realize House would be the central character, more the bitter comic relief appearing occasionally. I relish his wounded nature - the lameness, the scarred Byronic hero. Hugh Laurie
[ Appearing Bitter Central Character Comic Hero His House More Nature Occasionally Realize Relief Relish Would Wounded]
I got into underground comics fairly early on and kind of wandered away from the superhero stuff, but I was an art student and I was drawing a lot as a kid. Jonathan Lethem
[ Art Away Comics Drawing Early Fairly Got Into Kid Kind Lot Student Stuff Superhero Underground Wandered]
Receiving far less attention are the working class heroes, who go about their solitary work routines with quiet dignity, come home from another grueling day, yet still find time to interact with their children. Armstrong Williams
[ Another Attention Children Class Come Day Dignity Far Find Go Grueling Heroes Home Interact Less Quiet Receiving Routines Solitary Still Their Time Work Working Yet]
The Border Ballads, for instance, and the Robin Hood Ballads, clearly suppose a state of society which is nothing but a very circumscribed and not very important heroic age. Lascelles Abercrombie
[ Age Ballads Border Clearly Heroic Hood Important Instance Nothing Robin Society State Suppose Very Which]
I'm too shy, really to be able to hang out with my heroes for too long. Michelle Shocked
[ Able Hang Heroes Long Out Really Shy Too]
It is said that no star is a heroine to her makeup artist. Richard Corliss
[ Artist Her Heroine Makeup Said Star]
I made a decision not to work out because I'm lazy and also, the character is not a superhero. I didn't want him to be a buff guy with Jackie Chan moves because the point is he's smarter than your average Joe. Wentworth Miller
[ Also Average Because Buff Chan Character Decision Guy Him Jackie Joe Lazy Made Moves Out Point Smarter Superhero Than Want Work Your]
We're our own dragons as well as our own heroes, and we have to rescue ourselves from ourselves. Tom Robbins
[ Dragons Heroes Our Ourselves Own Rescue Well]
I've played a heroin addict and a speed freak and dark characters throughout my career. Meg Ryan
[ Addict Career Characters Dark Freak Played Speed Throughout]
I've never done heroin, but I totally understood what would drive people to that distraction-to need that so much. Sarah McLachlan
[ Done Drive Much Need Never Totally Understood Would]
Israel has created a new image of the Jew in the world - the image of a working and an intellectual people, of a people that can fight with heroism. David Ben-Gurion
[ Created Fight Heroism Image Intellectual Israel Jew New Working World]
And there is no trade or employment but the young man following it may become a hero. Walt Whitman
[ Become Employment Following Hero Man May Trade Young]
In my books, women often solve the problem. Even if the woman is not the hero, she's a strong character. She does change the plot. She'll often rescue the male character from some situation. Ken Follett
[ Books Change Character Does Even Hero Male Often Plot Problem Rescue She Situation Solve Some Strong Woman Women]
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. Marc Morial
[ Act Contribution Difference Equality Freedom Greatest Her Heroism Justice Make Mother Movement Parks Person Queen Regular Rosa She Single Sparked Told Us Whose]
I used to get some flack from my agents because I wouldn't even audition for parts where the hero uses violent force to be a hero. Mackenzie Astin
[ Agents Audition Because Even Flack Force Get Hero Parts Some Used Uses Violent Where]
King Arthur was one of my heroes - I played with a trash can lid for a knightly shield and my uncle's cane for the sword Excalibur. Lloyd Alexander
[ Arthur Cane Heroes King Lid Played Shield Sword Trash Uncle]
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. Aldous Huxley
[ Ah Enjoying Heroes Leisure Making Necessary Sons Their Think Time Way Won]
I mean, you know, I get a tremendous positive charge every day just from knowing these kids and who they are. I mean, Larry, my 12-year-old son is my hero in life. Could there be a greater privilege than that? I mean, I can't imagine anything that would be more exciting. Jim Lampley
[ Anything Charge Could Day Every Exciting Get Greater Hero Imagine Just Kids Know Knowing Larry Life Mean More Positive Privilege Son Than These Tremendous Would]
What is a hero without love for mankind. Doris Lessing
[ Hero Love Mankind Without]
Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between its ideals and its realities, between its heroic possibilities and its sorry achievements. Agnes Repplier
[ Achievements Between Contrast Democracy Forever Heroic Ideals Possibilities Realities Sorry Teases Us]
On the one hand, the press, television, and movies make heroes of vandals by calling them whiz kids. Ken Thompson
[ Calling Hand Heroes Kids Make Movies Press Television Them Vandals Whiz]
Is it absurd to imagine that our social behavior, from amoeba to man, is also planned and dictated, from stored information, by the cells? And that the time has come for men to be entrusted with the task, through heroic efforts, of bringing life to other worlds? Albert Claude
[ Absurd Also Behavior Bringing Cells Come Dictated Efforts Entrusted Heroic Imagine Information Life Man Men Other Our Planned Social Stored Task Through Time Worlds]
These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor - and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror. Michael N. Castle
[ Battles Character Country Fallen Fought Free Heroes History Honor Keep Long Many Nation Our Patriotism Represent Terror These Threats]
I am the hero of Africa. Idi Amin
[ Africa Am Hero]
Ryan took him out of Betty Ford after Redmond wanted to leave because he met a girl there. The girl was a heroin addict. She was the one who introduced him to the stuff. Farrah Fawcett
[ Addict After Because Betty Ford Girl Him Introduced Leave Met Out Ryan She Stuff Took Wanted]
That's what heroic stories do for us. They show us the way. They remind us of the good we are capable of. Sam Raimi
[ Capable Good Heroic Remind Show Stories Us Way]
I'm hardly physically right for the hero parts, now am I? Donald Pleasence
[ Am Hardly Hero Now Parts Physically Right]
What is a society without a heroic dimension? Jean Baudrillard
[ Dimension Heroic Society Without]
How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long? Jean Jacques Rousseau
[ Day Famous Heroes High-Spirited How Lived Long Many Too]
The heroes of Flight 93 won the first battle in the War on Terror, and they should never be forgotten. Jim Ramstad
[ Battle First Flight Forgotten Heroes Never Should Terror War Won]
I'm proud of being part Cherokee, and I think it's time all us Indians felt the same way. Loretta Lynn
[ Being Cherokee Felt Indians Part Proud Same Think Time Us Way]
Some of my other heroes around that time were, oddly enough, Frank Sinatra, Nat Cole and people like that - I was always more inclined to listen to ballads. William Bell
[ Always Around Ballads Cole Enough Frank Heroes Inclined Listen More Nat Oddly Other Sinatra Some Time Were]
In the context of September 11, there were so many that lost their lives that - how do you single out one person? There were so many acts of heroism that day from so many people, whether it be firemen and police officers in New York and our agents also. Robert Mueller
[ Acts Agents Also Context Day Firemen Heroism How Lives Lost Many New Officers Our Out Person Police September Single Their Were Whether York]
We all live in suspense from day to day; in other words, you are the hero of your own story. Mary McCarthy
[ Day Hero Live Other Own Story Suspense Words Your]
Freedom requires no effort to enjoy but requires heroic efforts to preserve. Richard G. Scott
[ Effort Efforts Enjoy Freedom Heroic Preserve Requires]
I got my heroes secondhand, from television and movies, to a certain extent. Brad Bird
[ Certain Extent Got Heroes Movies Secondhand Television]
I got to grow up in a situation where drugs were demonic. To watch your dad go through heroin withdrawal is something that would keep you from doing any of that yourself. Shia LaBeouf
[ Any Dad Demonic Doing Go Got Grow Keep Situation Something Through Up Watch Were Where Withdrawal Would Your Yourself]
I've never played a hero before so I jumped at the chance. Adrian Edmondson
[ Before Chance Hero Jumped Never Played]
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of my personal heroes. Ken Salazar
[ Dr Heroes Jr King Luther Martin Personal]
I had not taken a bath in a year nor changed my clothes or removed them except to stick a needle every hour in the fibrous grey wooden flesh of heroin addiction. I did absolutely nothing. William S. Burroughs
[ Absolutely Addiction Bath Changed Clothes Did Every Except Flesh Grey Had Hour Needle Nor Nothing Removed Stick Taken Them Wooden Year]
The idol of today pushes the hero of yesterday out of our recollection; and will, in turn, be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow. Washington Irving
[ Hero His Idol Our Out Pushes Recollection Successor Supplanted Today Tomorrow Turn Will Yesterday]
I think you just have to appreciate who you are and hopefully they can see what a superhero is about. Lucy Liu
[ Appreciate Hopefully Just See Superhero Think]
Michael Mann's always been one of my heroes. Peter Berg
[ Always Been Heroes Mann Michael]
Anyone can be heroic from time to time, but a gentleman is something you have to be all the time. Luigi Pirandello
[ Anyone Gentleman Heroic Something Time]
When leaders take back power, when they act as heroes and saviors, they end up exhausted, overwhelmed, and deeply stressed. Margaret J. Wheatley
[ Act Back Deeply End Exhausted Heroes Leaders Overwhelmed Power Stressed Take Up]
The poet does not fear death, not because he believes in the fantasy of heroes, but because death constantly visits his thoughts and is thus an image of a serene dialogue. Salvatore Quasimodo
[ Because Believes Constantly Death Dialogue Does Fantasy Fear Heroes His Image Poet Serene Thoughts Thus Visits]
If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women. Abigail Adams
[ Heroes Learned Mean Philosophers Should Statesmen Women]
The book can produce an addiction as fierce as heroin or nicotine, forcing us to spend much of our lives, like junkies, in book shops and libraries, those literary counterparts to the opium den. Phillip Adams
[ Addiction Book Counterparts Den Fierce Forcing Junkies Libraries Literary Lives Much Nicotine Opium Our Produce Shops Spend Those Us]
The anger in the Brigade against those who fought the Republic in the rear was sharpened by reports of weapons, even tanks, being kept from the front and hidden for treacherous purposes. Bill Alexander
[ Against Anger Being Brigade Even Fought Front Hidden Kept Purposes Rear Reports Republic Sharpened Tanks Those Treacherous Weapons]
Heroes are people who are all good with no bad in them. That's the way I always saw Joe DiMaggio. He was beyond question one of the greatest players of the century. Mickey Mantle
[ Always Bad Beyond Century Dimaggio Good Greatest Heroes Joe Players Question Saw Them Way]
I liked the Beatles because there was so much melody. Jimi Hendrix is still one of my heroes. Robert Cray
[ Beatles Because Hendrix Heroes Jimi Liked Melody Much Still]
If your theory is found to be against the second law of theromodynamics, I give you no hope; there is nothing for it but to collapse in deepest humiliation. Arthur Eddington
[ Against Collapse Deepest Found Give Hope Humiliation Law Nothing Second Theory Your]
Heroes are created by popular demand, sometimes out of the scantiest materials, or none at all. Gerald W. Johnson
[ Created Demand Heroes Materials None Out Popular Sometimes]
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth. Will Rogers
[ Being Earth Hero Profession]
No hero is mortal till he dies. W. H. Auden
[ Dies Hero Mortal Till]
Just by luck, I picked good heroes to worship. Charles Kuralt
[ Good Heroes Just Luck Picked Worship]
Joe Louis was one of my first heroes. Robert Goulet
[ First Heroes Joe Louis]
Genius, scholar, and war hero though he is, you have to admit - or maybe you should think about admitting - that George Bush might have rushed things a little in invading Iraq. Alan Colmes
[ Admit Admitting Bush Genius George Hero Invading Iraq Little Maybe Might Rushed Scholar Should Things Think Though War]
I had both male and female heroes. Sally Ride
[ Both Female Had Heroes Male]
Linda Hamilton is my hero. She was so tough and so strong and so vulnerable at the same time. I think that's what woman action figures are allowed to be: vulnerable, in a way that women are. Victoria Pratt
[ Action Allowed Figures Hamilton Hero Linda Same She Strong Think Time Tough Vulnerable Way Woman Women]
I like the tradition of ordinary men in extraordinary circumstances and how they react to events which force them to be heroic in a way that is not in their natures. Rob Lowe
[ Circumstances Events Extraordinary Force Heroic How Men Natures Ordinary React Their Them Tradition Way Which]
It certainly is gravy every day above ground right now, after kicking that heroin habit. I've been given a second chance in life, and I don't want to let a minute go by without enjoying it. Al Jourgensen
[ Above After Been Certainly Chance Day Enjoying Every Given Go Gravy Ground Habit Kicking Life Minute Now Right Second Want Without]
None meet life honestly and few heroically. Clarence Darrow
[ Few Heroically Honestly Life Meet None]
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! Maya Angelou
[ Celebrate Heroes How Important Our Recognize Us]
Always the heavy and never the hero - that's me. Leonard Warren
[ Always Heavy Hero Never]
I used to think that the Civil War was our country's greatest tragedy, but I do remember that there were some redeeming features in the Civil War in that there was some spirit of sacrifice and heroism displayed on both sides. I see no redeeming features in Watergate. Sam Ervin
[ Both Civil Country Displayed Features Greatest Heroism Our Redeeming Remember Sacrifice See Sides Some Spirit Think Tragedy Used War Watergate Were]
I know the game wasn't a classic, but the night was about more than that-it was about bringing back the memories and raising money for former heroes who have now fallen on hard times. David Ginola
[ Back Bringing Classic Fallen Former Game Hard Heroes Know Memories Money More Night Now Raising Than Times]
We are creating a fabulous franchise with an incredible female action hero. Jan de Bont
[ Action Creating Fabulous Female Franchise Hero Incredible]
No, people back home don't realize why there is this kind of need for heroes in America at the moment. People in Britain don't really understand what's going on here. They don't understand why Camp X-ray exists. Jon Ronson
[ America Back Britain Camp Exists Going Here Heroes Home Kind Moment Need Realize Really Understand Why X-Ray]
Custer had dead heroes. Crazy Horse had only live ones. Stephen Ambrose
[ Crazy Custer Dead Had Heroes Horse Live Ones Only]
Heroes, whatever high ideas we may have of them, are mortal and not divine. We are all as God made us and many of us much worse. John Osborne
[ Divine God Heroes High Ideas Made Many May Mortal Much Them Us Whatever Worse]
I'm immensely grateful for the precious gift my mother has given me. She is my hero today and every day. Steven Cojocaru
[ Day Every Gift Given Grateful Hero Immensely Mother Precious She Today]
It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality. There are more television addicts, more baseball and football addicts, more movie addicts, and certainly more alcohol addicts in this country than there are narcotics addicts. Shirley Chisholm
[ Addict Addicts Alcohol Baseball Certainly Country Escape Football Harsh Makes More Movie Narcotics Need Reality Television Than]
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. Plato
[ Accomplished Among Born Even Found Hero Hundred Man Men Might Thousand Wise]
He was a degenerate gambler. That is, a man who gambled simply to gamble and must lose. As a hero who goes to war must die. Show me a gambler and I'll show you a loser, show me a hero and I'll show you a corpse. Mario Puzo
[ Corpse Degenerate Die Gamble Gambled Gambler Goes Hero Lose Loser Man Must Show Simply War]
And I believe we need heroes, I believe we need certain people who we can measure our own shortcomings by. Richard Attenborough
[ Believe Certain Heroes Measure Need Our Own Shortcomings]
I remember seeing war hero Jimmy Doolittle fly a Gee Bee racer there. He was my childhood hero. Many years later, I was lucky enough to go hunting with him. Wally Schirra
[ Bee Childhood Enough Fly Gee Go Hero Him Hunting Jimmy Later Lucky Many Racer Remember Seeing War Years]
The hero, the mythical subject, is constructed as human being and as male; he is the active principle of culture, the establisher of distinction, the creator of differences. Teresa de Lauretis
[ Active Being Constructed Creator Culture Differences Distinction Hero Human Male Mythical Principle Subject]
Jerry reversed the usual formula of the superhero who goes to another planet. He put the superhero in ordinary, familiar surroundings, instead of the other way around, as was done in most science fiction. That was the first time I can recall that it had ever been done. Joe Shuster
[ Another Around Been Done Ever Familiar Fiction First Formula Goes Had Instead Jerry Most Ordinary Other Planet Put Recall Reversed Science Superhero Surroundings Time Usual Way]
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. Joseph Heller
[ Complained Deserve Entertaining Heroism Killing Lots More Other Ours Received Receiving Say Theirs Us War]
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. Nathaniel Hawthorne
[ Being Doubt Fool Going Greatest Heroic Heroism Know May Obeyed Obstacle Ought Profoundest Prove Resist Resisted Self Truest Whether Wisdom]
The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them. Jean Genet
[ Conquests Extent Fame Heroes Little Owes Paid Success Their Them Tributes]
De Niro was a hero of mine. And Sean Penn. But I've realized I can't operate at that level of intensity. That's okay for movies. On TV, when you live with horror day in and day out, you have to protect yourself. Christopher Meloni
[ Day De Hero Horror Intensity Level Live Mine Movies Niro Okay Operate Out Penn Protect Realized Sean Tv Yourself]
These manly sentiments, in private life, make good citizens; in public life, the patriot and the hero. James Otis
[ Citizens Good Hero Life Make Manly Patriot Private Public Sentiments These]
Racial history is therefore natural history and the mysticism of the soul at one and the same time; but the history of the religion of the blood, conversely, is the great world story of the rise and downfall of peoples, their heroes and thinkers, their inventors and artists. Alfred Rosenberg
[ Artists Blood Conversely Downfall Great Heroes History Inventors Mysticism Natural Peoples Racial Religion Rise Same Soul Story Their Therefore Thinkers Time World]
Daffy, of course, wants to go on the journey with him but the studio decides they want Daffy back, so Bugs and a young studio executive heroine have to go out and try to bring him back. Joe Dante
[ Back Bring Bugs Course Daffy Decides Executive Go Heroine Him Journey Out Studio Try Want Wants Young]
There's so much importance in honoring your everyday hero. It doesn't take money. It doesn't take connections. What matters is that people get involved. Whether your passion is gun control or food or whatever it may be, everybody needs to stop being so self-absorbed. Debi Mazar
[ Being Connections Control Everybody Everyday Food Get Gun Hero Honoring Importance Involved Matters May Money Much Needs Passion Self-Absorbed Stop Take Whatever Whether Your]
In every age poets and social reformers have tried to stimulate the people of their own time to a nobler life by enchanting stories of the virtues of the heroes of old. Alfred Marshall
[ Age Enchanting Every Heroes Life Nobler Old Own Poets Reformers Social Stimulate Stories Their Time Tried Virtues]
When Shakespeare begins his exposition thus he generally at first makes people talk about the hero, but keeps the hero himself for some time out of sight, so that we await his entrance with curiosity, and sometimes with anxiety. Andrew Coyle Bradley
[ Anxiety Await Begins Curiosity Entrance Exposition First Generally Hero Himself His Keeps Makes Out Shakespeare Sight Some Sometimes Talk Thus Time]
I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom. Bob Dylan
[ Comes Degree Freedom Hero His Responsibility Someone Think Understands]
After being Washington's aide for four years and becoming the hero of Yorktown, Hamilton was viewed with a great deal of suspicion because of his association with Tories. Ron Chernow
[ After Aide Association Because Becoming Being Deal Four Great Hamilton Hero His Suspicion Tories Viewed Washington Years]
My hero's, my dreams, and my future lie in Yankee Stadium and they can't take that from me. Derek Jeter
[ Dreams Future Hero Lie Stadium Take Yankee]
Eve Ensler is a hero of mine. She's been working for the rights of women for a long time. Marcia Wallace
[ Been Eve Hero Long Mine Rights She Time Women Working]
Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world. Ansel Adams
[ Comprehend Creeds Heroic Myths Struggles Truth World]
Resistance is feasible even for those who are not heroes by nature, and it is an obligation, I believe, for those who fear the consequences and detest the reality of the attempt to impose American hegemony. Noam Chomsky
[ American Attempt Believe Consequences Detest Even Fear Feasible Hegemony Heroes Impose Nature Obligation Reality Resistance Those]
The heroes of our youth grow old - 'the boys of summer in their ruin,' in Dylan Thomas's verse - yet we seem the same. John Thorn
[ Boys Dylan Grow Heroes Old Our Ruin Same Seem Summer Their Thomas Verse Yet Youth]
As a kid I was fascinated with sports, and I loved sports more than anything else. The first books I read were about sports, like books about Baseball Joe, as one baseball hero was called. Robert Jay Lifton
[ Anything Baseball Books Called Else Fascinated First Hero Joe Kid Loved More Read Sports Than Were]
Dean Martin is one of my heroes. Joe Mantegna
[ Dean Heroes Martin]
Last week, the House of Representatives passed a resolution honoring the victims and heroes of September 11th. As we commemorate the anniversary of 9-11, we must also remember that the threat is still very real today. Michael McCaul
[ Also Anniversary Commemorate Heroes Honoring House Last Must Passed Real Remember Representatives Resolution September Still Threat Today Very Victims Week]
So I think rather than being attracted so much now to working with my heroes, I'm sort of more attracted to working with completely unlikely strangers because it's more exciting really. Neil Finn
[ Attracted Because Being Completely Exciting Heroes More Much Now Rather Really Sort Strangers Than Think Unlikely Working]
Sometimes in movies, I still have to be the hero, but it's not all that important to me anymore. Dennis Quaid Movies
[ Anymore Hero Important Movies Sometimes Still]
HERO is a combination of my personal feeling and the commercialism. Zhang Yimou
[ Combination Commercialism Feeling Hero Personal]
I don't really think of Odo as a heroic lead, but that's nice if you do. Rene Auberjonois
[ Heroic Lead Nice Really Think]
See, heroes never die. John Wayne isn't dead, Elvis isn't dead. Otherwise you don't have a hero. You can't kill a hero. That's why I never let him get older. Mickey Spillane
[ Dead Die Elvis Get Hero Heroes Him John Kill Never Older Otherwise See Wayne Why]
But then in novels the most indifferent hero comes out right at last. Some god comes out of a theatrical cloud and leaves the poor devil ten thousand-a-year and a title. Anthony Trollope
[ Cloud Comes Devil God Hero Indifferent Last Leaves Most Novels Out Poor Right Some Ten Theatrical Then Title]
But there are still only certain film genres where a woman can stand out, be heroic, be the centerpiece. Sarah Michelle Gellar
[ Certain Film Genres Heroic Only Out Stand Still Where Woman]
You only need to make one big score in finance to be a hero forever. Merton Miller Finance
[ Big Finance Forever Hero Make Need Only Score]
King Lear alone among these plays has a distinct double action. Besides this, it is impossible, I think, from the point of view of construction, to regard the hero as the leading figure. Andrew Coyle Bradley
[ Action Alone Among Besides Construction Distinct Double Figure Hero Impossible King Leading Lear Plays Point Regard These Think View]
My feeling is that the hero has now been defined by phrases like the odious one that we were all raised with - crimes does not pay. Of course it pays, you schmuck. That's not why we don't do it. We don't do it because it is wrong. Frank Miller
[ Because Been Course Crimes Defined Does Feeling Hero Now Odious Pay Pays Phrases Raised Schmuck Were Why Wrong]
Faith is the heroism of the intellect. Charles Henry Parkhurst
[ Faith Heroism Intellect]
Hard times don't create heroes. It is during the hard times when the 'hero' within us is revealed. Bob Riley
[ Create During Hard Hero Heroes Revealed Times Us Within]
It's silly to say it about a tennis player, but I'm an unbelievable hero in Germany. And Germany needs heroes more than any place. Boris Becker
[ Any Germany Hero Heroes More Needs Place Player Say Silly Tennis Than Unbelievable]
I think it's more fun to play a hero with an edge. Shawn Ashmore
[ Edge Fun Hero More Play Think]
Dre was one of my heros in the music industry. If he's not down for his homeboys, I don't wanna be a part of him or around him. Tupac Shakur
[ Around Down Dre Heros Him His Industry Music Part Wanna]
Invisible Boy was fun. Everybody else's character, they knew where they were at already as a superhero. But invisible boy's character, you kind of grow up with him within the movie. Kel Mitchell
[ Already Boy Character Else Everybody Fun Grow Him Invisible Kind Knew Movie Superhero Up Were Where Within]
As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children. John Adams
[ Admiration Birds Children Converse Domestic Heroes Little Long Love Much Rural Sages Scene Very]
What has made this nation great? Not its heroes but its households. Sarah Orne Jewett
[ Great Heroes Households Made Nation]
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them. Bono
[ Doing Heroes Made Mistakes Ones Recovered Survived Them Wrong]
I think I'd make a better president than George Bush. I'll tell you what, George Bush and Dick Cheney have been to jail more times than I have, and I used to shoot heroin, now what does that tell you? Dave Mustaine
[ Been Better Bush Cheney Does George Jail Make More Now President Shoot Tell Than Think Times Used]
I'm not a person who particularly had heros when growing up. Dennis Ritchie
[ Growing Had Heros Particularly Person Up]
I saw some war heroes... John Kerry is not a war hero. He couldn't tie the shoes of some of the people in Coastal Division 11. John O'Neill
[ Coastal Division Hero Heroes John Kerry Saw Shoes Some Tie War]
A static hero is a public liability. Progress grows out of motion. Richard E. Byrd
[ Grows Hero Liability Motion Out Progress Public Static]
I haven't done a lot of things in my career that my kids can watch, because they are 8, 6 and 3, and they are pretty young; so given the concepts that the film was about a superhero, it was a black superhero, and it was a father and son type partnership. Blair Underwood
[ Because Black Career Concepts Done Father Film Given Haven Kids Lot Partnership Pretty Son Superhero Things Type Watch Young]
My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone else as my heroes. Michael Jordan
[ Anyone Else Having Heroes Parents See Were]
Ruby inherited the Perl philosophy of having more than one way to do the same thing. I inherited that philosophy from Larry Wall, who is my hero actually. I want to make Ruby users free. I want to give them the freedom to choose. Yukihiro Matsumoto
[ Actually Choose Free Freedom Give Having Hero Inherited Larry Make More Perl Philosophy Ruby Same Than Them Thing Users Wall Want Way]
Teach you children poetry; it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary. Walter Scott
[ Children Grace Hereditary Heroic Lends Makes Mind Opens Poetry Teach Virtues Wisdom]
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. Ernest Renan
[ Due Heroism Imbeciles Lack Lost Maintain Mass Men Necessary Once Reflection Rule Ruling Themselves Thus Understand Will]
The only reason anyone ever called me a hero is because I get this paper, here. Kyle Chandler
[ Anyone Because Called Ever Get Here Hero Only Paper Reason]
He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported with the later. Henry Fielding
[ Adversity Bear Cannot Dejected Endure Equal Former Greatness Heroically Later Likely Mind Prosperity Soul Transported Will]
In South America, I heard the 8th Symphony of Beethoven. And the young conductor thought, Beethoven must be heroic. But this is piece which shouldn't be heroic. And this was such a misunderstanding, such a deep misunderstanding. Kurt Masur
[ America Beethoven Conductor Deep Heard Heroic Misunderstanding Must Piece South Such Symphony Thought Which Young]
There's something so accessible about heroes who have faults. Laura Dern
[ Accessible Faults Heroes Something]
Probably we'll think of Bush in years to come as an American hero. Tommy Franks
[ American Bush Come Hero Probably Think Years]
We don't relate to her too much because you don't want the heroic character to not be heroic. Radha Mitchell
[ Because Character Her Heroic Much Relate Too Want]
I'm quite influenced in this by one of my heroes, Montaigne, who thought a man's real task was to render as honest an account of himself as he could. Robert Sheckley
[ Account Could Heroes Himself Honest Influenced Man Quite Real Render Task Thought]
I identify with the Clint Eastwoods and Harrison Fords. Those are my heroes. Barry Pepper
[ Clint Harrison Heroes Identify Those]
My heroes are people like Picasso and Miro and people who at last really reach something in their old age, which they absolutely couldn't ever have done in their youth. Robert Wyatt
[ Absolutely Age Done Ever Heroes Last Old Picasso Reach Really Something Their Which Youth]
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
[ Blazing Dark Great Hero Kindles Life Light Men See Sets Streets Up World]
Once the state has been founded, there can no longer be any heroes. They come on the scene only in uncivilized conditions. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
[ Any Been Come Conditions Founded Heroes Longer Once Only Scene State Uncivilized]
The prudent see only the difficulties, the bold only the advantages, of a great enterprise; the hero sees both; diminishes the former and makes the latter preponderate, and so conquers. Johann Kaspar Lavater
[ Advantages Bold Both Conquers Difficulties Diminishes Enterprise Former Great Hero Latter Makes Only Prudent See Sees]
I was told all my life I was part Cherokee. Then it was Crow. The latest is Blackfoot. Kathie Lee Gifford
[ Cherokee Crow Latest Life Part Then Told]
I find it strange the way human nature wants heroes and yet wants to destroy their heroes. It's a kind of mass insecurity people want something to look up to and get a buzz off but, at the same time, want to destroy it because it makes them feel insecure. Danielle Dax
[ Because Buzz Destroy Feel Find Get Heroes Human Insecure Insecurity Kind Look Makes Mass Nature Off Same Something Strange Their Them Time Up Want Wants Way Yet]
The destroyer Cork, like the useful hero for whom it is named, will be game to the last. Josephus Daniels
[ Cork Destroyer Game Hero Last Named Useful Whom Will]
Athletes as role models and heroes is a hoax, a sick hoax. The men and women who are fighting in Iraq, they are the true heroes. Gale Sayers
[ Athletes Fighting Heroes Hoax Iraq Men Models Role Sick True Women]
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world. Nathaniel Hawthorne
[ Cannot Hero Heroic Unless World]
Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success. Thomas Chandler Haliburton
[ Failures Heroic Minds Stepping Stones Success]
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die. Will Rogers
[ Being Die Hero Know Main Thing]
The other thing is we have an incredible villain. And we worked very hard to have villains that are connected to the hero. They have an effect, an emotional effect. They never become out-of-this-world, crazy villains. Avi Arad
[ Become Connected Crazy Effect Emotional Hard Hero Incredible Never Other Thing Very Villain Villains Worked]
One murder made a villain, Millions a hero. Beilby Porteus
[ Hero Made Millions Murder Villain]
Perfectionism becomes a badge of honor with you playing the part of the suffering hero. David D. Burns
[ Badge Becomes Hero Honor Part Perfectionism Playing Suffering]
Steve McQueen was from a time when you didn't know every little dirty thing about our public figures. He and James Dean were very mysterious, archetypal American heroes. Sheryl Crow
[ American Archetypal Dean Dirty Every Figures Heroes James Know Little Mcqueen Mysterious Our Public Steve Thing Time Very Were]
To be a hero or a heroine, one must give an order to oneself. Simone Weil
[ Give Hero Heroine Must Oneself Order]
Women can't be afraid to look like action heroes. It's not always pretty, but when it's on the screen, it translates well to the audience. Victoria Pratt
[ Action Afraid Always Audience Heroes Look Pretty Screen Translates Well Women]
I think I'm a fan of people who were brave, my aunt, my grandmother, those are my heroes. George Eads
[ Aunt Brave Fan Grandmother Heroes Think Those Were]
When I first started writing, I was in advertising at the time, I was doing most of my writing on weekends. I had studied most of the other series heroes and I figured it would be fun for mine to be different and put him in and around water. So I dreamed up Dirk Pitt. Clive Cussler
[ Advertising Around Different Doing Dreamed Figured First Fun Had Heroes Him Mine Most Other Pitt Put Series Started Studied Time Up Water Weekends Would Writing]
In 1979, Alien came out and Sigourney was in it with a bunch a guys. Nobody at that time expected the woman to be the hero, so that was a tradition that started. Sanaa Lathan
[ Alien Bunch Came Expected Guys Hero Nobody Out Started Time Tradition Woman]
It's much easier, for example, to play a heroin addict and you're withdrawing - you tear the ceiling off - that's much easier than it is to come in and say, 'Hello.' Or, 'I love you'. When you judge it in that way, the heavy isn't as difficult. James Stewart
[ Addict Ceiling Come Difficult Easier Example Heavy Hello Judge Love Much Off Play Say Tear Than Way Withdrawing]
This film "Hero" talks about the peace of Chinese people. Jet Li
[ Chinese Film Hero Peace Talks]
No phallic hero, no matter what he does to himself or to another to prove his courage, ever matches the solitary, existential courage of the woman who gives birth. Andrea Dworkin
[ Another Birth Courage Does Ever Existential Gives Hero Himself His Matches Matter Phallic Prove Solitary Woman]
An epic is not made by piecing together a set of heroic lays, adjusting their discrepancies and making them into a continuous narrative. Lascelles Abercrombie
[ Adjusting Continuous Epic Heroic Into Lays Made Making Narrative Set Their Them Together]
Once you are hooked, smoking is harder to quit then heroin. Loni Anderson
[ Harder Hooked Once Quit Smoking Then]
Because I was a tennis player, Billie Jean King was a hero of mine. Sally Ride
[ Because Billie Hero Jean King Mine Player Tennis]
When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness. Joseph Campbell
[ Consciousness Heroic Our Ourselves Own Primarily Quit Self-Preservation Thinking Transformation Truly Undergo]
By that I mean, I think that it is true that politics and political heroes have to satisfy our need to be greater than mortal in some way, and that's led them into creating illusions, sound bites, focus groups that tell you what to do. Sydney Pollack
[ Bites Creating Focus Greater Groups Heroes Illusions Into Led Mean Mortal Need Our Political Politics Satisfy Some Sound Tell Than Them Think True Way]
The opportunities for heroism are limited in this kind of world: the most people can do is sometimes not to be as weak as they've been at other times. Angus Wilson
[ Been Heroism Kind Limited Most Opportunities Other Sometimes Times Weak World]
Birds evolved from a small raptor like theropod. Robert T. Bakker
[ Birds Evolved Small]
Villains are very, very boring to do. They're so much easier than heroes. Jeremy Brett
[ Boring Easier Heroes Much Than Very Villains]
My belt holds my pants up, but the belt loops hold my belt up. I don't really know what's happening down there. Who is the real hero? Mitch Hedberg
[ Belt Down Happening Hero Hold Holds Know Loops Pants Real Really Up]
The only lesson to extract from any civil war is that it's pointless and futile and ugly, and that there is nothing glamorous or heroic about it. There are heroes, but the causes are never heroic. Anthony Minghella
[ Any Causes Civil Extract Futile Glamorous Heroes Heroic Lesson Never Nothing Only Pointless Ugly War]
The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker. Helen Keller
[ Aggregate Along Also Each Heroes Honest Mighty Moved Only Pushes Tiny Worker World]
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion. William Hazlitt
[ Altars Crime Heroism Infamy Religion Their Vice Virtue Well]
Joe is the hero and Sammy is the sidekick. That's how I feel about it. Michael Chabon
[ Feel Hero How Joe Sammy Sidekick]
To have one's own story told by a third party who doesn't know that the character in question is himself the hero of the story being told, that's a technical refinement. Raymond Queneau
[ Being Character Hero Himself Know Own Party Question Refinement Story Technical Third Told]
When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home. Tecumseh
[ Again Comes Death Die Different Fear Filled Going Hearts Hero Home Little Live Lives More Over Pray Sing Song Their Those Time Way Weep Whose Your]
No, but I'm really lucky, because I'm not the superhero. Fisher Stevens
[ Because Lucky Really Superhero]
Ultimately a hero is a man who would argue with the gods, and so awakens devils to contest his vision. The more a man can achieve, the more he may be certain that the devil will inhabit a part of his creation. Norman Mailer
[ Achieve Argue Awakens Certain Contest Creation Devil Devils Gods Hero His Inhabit Man May More Part Ultimately Vision Will Would]
You know, in my hometown of Hope, Arkansas, the three sacred heroes were Jesus, Elvis, and FDR, not necessarily in that order. Mike Huckabee
[ Arkansas Elvis Heroes Hometown Hope Jesus Know Necessarily Order Sacred Three Were]
It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes. Louis Pasteur
[ Difficulties Heroes Makes Surmounting]
That was one of the things that interested me about the character. He doesn't want to be a hero, and has no real desire to save the earth or discover aliens. He's sniffing around looking to see what will fall in his lap. Orlando Jones
[ Aliens Around Character Desire Discover Earth Fall Hero His Interested Lap Looking Real Save See Sniffing Things Want Will]
He would still see it as his duty to shut up and get on with it, not cause any trouble. In our own time we've made a hero of the rebel, and it's more heroic to speak up. Eddie Campbell
[ Any Cause Duty Get Hero Heroic His Made More Our Own Rebel See Shut Speak Still Time Trouble Up Would]
One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being. May Sarton
[ Behave Being Decent Hero Human Merely Must Think]
She was in a difficult position being the widow of a great American hero, a role that carried high expectations but she did a credible job of continuing Dr King's dream especially in the face of a changing and often hostile American public. Morris Dees
[ American Being Carried Changing Continuing Credible Did Difficult Dr Dream Especially Expectations Face Great Hero High Hostile Job King Often Position Public Role She Widow]
When it comes to the pinch, human beings are heroic. George Orwell
[ Beings Comes Heroic Human Pinch]
Words are more treacherous and powerful than we think. Jean-Paul Sartre
[ More Powerful Than Think Treacherous Words]
It would be nice to say the rich people, the fancy people, all behaved like bastards and the poor slobs all came through like heroes. But as a matter of fact, sometimes the poor slobs behave like slobs and the great, noble, privileged characters come off very well, indeed. Walter Lord
[ Bastards Behave Behaved Came Characters Come Fact Fancy Great Heroes Indeed Matter Nice Noble Off Poor Privileged Rich Say Sometimes Through Very Well Would]
God is a hero. Stacie Orrico
[ God Hero]
In the West audiences think I am a stereotyped action star, or that I always play hitmen or killers. But in Hong Kong, I did a lot of comedy, many dramatic films, and most of all, romantic roles, lots of love stories. I was like a romance novel hero. Chow Yun-Fat
[ Action Always Am Audiences Comedy Did Dramatic Films Hero Hong Killers Kong Lot Lots Love Many Most Novel Play Roles Romance Romantic Star Stereotyped Stories Think West]
The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways. Gene Hackman
[ Between Coward Difference Hero Sideways Step]
When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism. Robert Green Ingersoll
[ Compromise Death Defies Down Duty Fate Fear Gauntlet Heroism Honor Scorns Throws Will]
It was treacherous. I think someone was injured. But I did love being there, we all did. Madeleine Stowe
[ Being Did Injured Love Someone Think Treacherous]
Being a songwriter, singer, and a great part of a unit is more important than being Joe Guitar Hero. Vivian Campbell
[ Being Great Guitar Hero Important Joe More Part Singer Songwriter Than Unit]
Self-justification is a treacherous servant. Wellington Mara
[ Servant Treacherous]
Journalism is the protection between people and any sort of totalitarian rule. That's why my hero, admittedly a flawed one, is a journalist. Andrew Vachss
[ Admittedly Any Between Flawed Hero Journalism Journalist Protection Rule Sort Totalitarian Why]
We all want heroes and we all want somebody to look up to. Stacie Orrico
[ Heroes Look Somebody Up Want]
Our heroes are fighting to bring stability to the Middle East, and they have put pressure on all of the tyrannies of the Middle East. They have taken a stand against tyranny, against terrorists, and for the prospect of decent societies throughout that region. Orrin Hatch
[ Against Bring Decent East Fighting Heroes Middle Our Pressure Prospect Put Region Societies Stability Stand Taken Terrorists Throughout Tyrannies Tyranny]
The real heroes were my good buddies who died during the battles. Ira Hayes
[ Battles Buddies Died During Good Heroes Real Were]
Through that, I got to know Jerry's work, and I am definitely his number-one fan right now, which is interesting because it usually works the other way around: you usually create a project based on your hero. Sean Hayes
[ Am Around Based Because Create Definitely Fan Got Hero His Interesting Jerry Know Now Other Project Right Through Usually Way Which Work Works Your]
As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary. Ernest Hemingway
[ Get Harder Heroes Necessary Older Sort]
The key element in tragedy is that heroes and heroines are destroyed by that which appears to be their greatest strength. Robert Shea
[ Appears Destroyed Element Greatest Heroes Heroines Key Strength Their Tragedy Which]
I don't have any influences, any heroes, it's just me. GG Allin
[ Any Heroes Influences Just]
Having the Stitch character, the villain that becomes a hero, coming from outer space, it took a very difficult and complex story and put it into a simpler, kinder time. Tia Carrere
[ Becomes Character Coming Complex Difficult Having Hero Into Kinder Outer Put Simpler Space Stitch Story Time Took Very Villain]
In such misfortunes my Mother was of an heroic spirit, in suffering patiently when there was no remedy, and being industrious where she thought she could help. Margaret Cavendish
[ Being Could Help Heroic Industrious Misfortunes Mother Patiently Remedy She Spirit Such Suffering Thought Where]
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. Louis-Ferdinand Celine
[ Always Appeals Enormously Even Go Heroism Irresistibly Making More Poetry Those War Wealthy Whom]
Winston Churchill aroused this nation in heroic fashion to save civilisation in World War Two. We have everything we need except political will, but political will is a renewable resource. Al Gore
[ Aroused Churchill Civilisation Everything Except Fashion Heroic Nation Need Political Renewable Resource Save Two War Will Winston World]
It really doesn't matter whether it's the villain or the hero. Sometimes the villain is the most colorful. But I prefer a part where you don't know what he is until the end. Glenn Ford
[ Colorful End Hero Know Matter Most Part Prefer Really Sometimes Until Villain Where Whether]
But there were women in the world, and from them each of our heroes had taken to himself a wife. The good ladies were no strangers to the prowess of their husbands. and, strange as it may seem, they presumed a little upon it. Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
[ Each Good Had Heroes Himself Husbands Ladies Little May Our Presumed Prowess Seem Strange Strangers Taken Their Them Upon Were Wife Women World]
There are no heroes in most of my stories. I look at our society with a critical eye and find nothing extraordinary in the people I see. Naguib Mahfouz
[ Critical Extraordinary Eye Find Heroes Look Most Nothing Our See Society Stories]
My biggest hero, Gregory Peck, was my birthday present on April 14, 1973. I just sat and stared at him. Loretta Lynn Birthday
[ April Biggest Birthday Gregory Hero Him Just Peck Present Sat Stared]
I felt like an extraordinary hero. I was only five or six and I had the whole of life in my hands. Even if I had been driving the carriage of the sun I could not have felt any better. Dario Fo
[ Any Been Better Carriage Could Driving Even Extraordinary Felt Five Had Hands Hero Life Only Six Sun Whole]
As a boy I used to go to the Chamber of Horrors at the annual fair, to look at the wax figures of Emperors and Kings, of heroes and murderers of the day. The dead now had that same unreality, which shocks without arousing pity. Ernst Toller
[ Annual Arousing Boy Chamber Day Dead Emperors Fair Figures Go Had Heroes Horrors Kings Look Murderers Now Pity Same Shocks Unreality Used Wax Which Without]
He lives out in Orchard Park. I mean, to be able to sit on the bench so patiently, for whatever part, and to be able to get up and do something, with such heroic competencies would be great. Robert Creeley
[ Able Bench Competencies Get Great Heroic Lives Mean Orchard Out Park Part Patiently Sit Something Such Up Whatever Would]
Heroism is endurance for one moment more. George F. Kennan
[ Endurance Heroism Moment More]
Hero shows you how to solve the problem - yourself. Jet Li
[ Hero How Problem Shows Solve Yourself]
He helps me every day to do my exercises. Siegfried told me once, 'The one who is a hero is the one who can hang on just one minute longer.' Roy Horn
[ Day Every Exercises Hang Helps Hero Just Longer Minute Once Told]
It is impossible to strive for the heroic life. The title of hero is bestowed by the survivors upon the fallen, who themselves know nothing of heroism. Johan Huizinga
[ Bestowed Fallen Hero Heroic Heroism Impossible Know Life Nothing Strive Survivors Themselves Title Upon]
It feels wonderful to be go back to the 1940s and recreate the whole era through my clothes, voice and body language. I am tired of playing the larger-than-life hero. Akshay Kumar
[ Am Back Body Clothes Era Feels Go Hero Language Playing Recreate Through Tired Voice Whole Wonderful]
Eisenhower was my war hero and the President I admire and respect most. Ethel Merman
[ Admire Eisenhower Hero Most President Respect War]
I grew up never seeing myself on-screen, and it's really important to me to give people who look like me a chance to see themselves. I want to see myself as the hero of any story. I want to see myself save the world from the bomb. Sandra Oh
[ Any Bomb Chance Give Grew Hero Important Look Myself Never On-Screen Really Save See Seeing Story Themselves Up Want World]
You know, heroes are ordinary people that have achieved extraordinary things in life. Dave Winfield
[ Achieved Extraordinary Heroes Know Life Ordinary Things]
It wasn't until we got over the self pity that we were able to accept suffering as apart of our life with Christ. A man or woman reaches this plane only when he or she ceases to be the hero. Corazon Aquino
[ Able Accept Apart Ceases Christ Got Hero Life Man Only Our Over Pity Plane Reaches Self She Suffering Until Were Woman]
Clint Eastwood has always been a hero. Kevin Bacon
[ Always Been Clint Eastwood Hero]
When my grandfather died, I started adopting some of his accents, to sort of remind myself of him. A homage. He was a war hero, and he was really great with his hands. Gavin DeGraw
[ Accents Adopting Died Grandfather Great Hands Hero Him His Homage Myself Really Remind Some Sort Started War]
First you wonder if they're separate stories, but no, they're not, they're contingent stories and they form a pattern. And you begin with some of the island as the place to which the heroine of the book returns. Robert Creeley
[ Begin Book Contingent First Form Heroine Island Pattern Place Returns Separate Some Stories Which Wonder]
I wanted the world to know that my country Ethiopia has always won with determination and heroism. Abebe Bikila
[ Always Country Determination Ethiopia Heroism Know Wanted Won World]
I try to give both my heroes and villains an emotional dimensionality which provides the motivation for their actions. Sidney Sheldon
[ Actions Both Emotional Give Heroes Motivation Provides Their Try Villains Which]
I never had any acting heroes. I never really went to the theatre. Julie Walters
[ Acting Any Had Heroes Never Really Theatre Went]
Israel has created a new image of the Jew in the world - the image of a working and an intellectual people, of a people that can fight with heroism. Nnamdi Azikiwe
[ Created Fight Heroism Image Intellectual Israel Jew New Working World]
Well, there are conjoined twins in real life and we can tell a story about them so long as they're not the brunt of the jokes. In this, they're the heroes of this story; we love these guys. Bobby Farrelly
[ Brunt Guys Heroes Jokes Life Long Love Real Story Tell Them These Twins Well]
Individually and collectively, Cherokee people possess an extraordinary ability to face down adversity and continue moving forward. Wilma Mankiller
[ Ability Adversity Cherokee Collectively Continue Down Extraordinary Face Forward Individually Moving Possess]
Heroic people take risks to themselves to help others. There's nothing heroic about accepting $5 million to go out and run around chasing a ball, although you may show fortitude or those other qualities while you do it. Gregg Easterbrook
[ Accepting Although Around Ball Chasing Fortitude Go Help Heroic May Million Nothing Other Others Out Qualities Risks Run Show Take Themselves Those While]
Explore your mind, discover yourself, then give the best that is in you to your age and to your world. There are heroic possibilities waiting to be discovered in every person. Wilferd A. Peterson
[ Age Best Discover Discovered Every Explore Give Heroic Mind Person Possibilities Then Waiting World Your Yourself]
These heroes of finance are like beads on a string; when one slips off, all the rest follow. Henrik Ibsen
[ Beads Finance Follow Heroes Off Rest Slips String These]
At a car dealership, the person who sells the car is the hero, and also gets the commission. But if the mechanics don't service that car well, the customer won't return. Roger Staubach
[ Also Car Commission Customer Gets Hero Mechanics Person Return Sells Service Well Won]
It is our people who are sitting in the dark because of these cowardly and treacherous attacks, not our occupiers. Iyad Allawi
[ Attacks Because Cowardly Dark Our Sitting These Treacherous]
Join me in Olympic Heros for Abstinence. The best sex is no sex. Kurt Angle
[ Abstinence Best Heros Join Olympic Sex]
The thing about a hero, is even when it doesn't look like there's a light at the end of the tunnel, he's going to keep digging, he's going to keep trying to do right and make up for what's gone before, just because that's who he is. Joss Whedon
[ Because Before Digging End Even Going Gone Hero Just Keep Light Look Make Right Thing Trying Tunnel Up]
This character feels so much like my brother. He has two children. He has a wife. He works with me. He chooses to stay in New Hampshire because he wants his kids to grow up in the school they started with. He doesn't want them to lose friends. He is his family's hero. Adam Sandler
[ Because Brother Character Children Chooses Family Feels Friends Grow Hampshire Hero His Kids Lose Much New School Started Stay Them Two Up Want Wants Wife Works]
A hero holds purposes appropriate to man and is, therefore, a thinker. Andrew Bernstein
[ Appropriate Hero Holds Man Purposes Therefore Thinker]
Heroes can be sweet. Oriana Fallaci
[ Heroes Sweet]
Our flag honors those who have fought to protect it, and is a reminder of the sacrifice of our nation's founders and heroes. As the ultimate icon of America's storied history, the Stars and Stripes represents the very best of this nation. Joe Barton
[ America Best Flag Fought Founders Heroes History Honors Icon Nation Our Protect Reminder Represents Sacrifice Stars Stripes Those Ultimate Very]
It's the unusual leading man. Most of the Hollywood leading men are powerful and capable and strong, heroes. He has this vulnerability, he's fragile, he struggles to find a way to live from day to day that we can identify with, that we can understand. Mark Rydell
[ Capable Day Find Fragile Heroes Hollywood Identify Leading Live Man Men Most Powerful Strong Struggles Understand Unusual Vulnerability Way]
There is this idea that you have to play heroines or women who succeed. Isabella Rossellini
[ Heroines Idea Play Succeed Women]
It is not tolerable, it is not possible, that from so much death, so much sacrifice and ruin, so much heroism, a greater and better humanity shall not emerge. Charles de Gaulle
[ Better Death Emerge Greater Heroism Humanity Much Possible Ruin Sacrifice Shall Tolerable]
To every little girl, her father is a hero. My father actually is one. Alexandra Kerry
[ Actually Every Father Girl Her Hero Little]