Quotation Explorer - 'Hero'

I would rather be a philosopher and a coward than a hero and a fool.
A hero stands up to the villain in themselves. - Ricky Maye
A hero isn’t a hero until he brings the boon back to the tribe. - Carlo Arellano
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others in order to save them, for one cannot be a hero without needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
To be a hero or a heroine, one must give an order to oneself. - Simone Weil
Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Immortals are constrained by ancient rules. But a hero can go anywhere, challenge anyone, as long as he has the nerve.-Chiron - Rick Riordan
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero, but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author. It does much more than that, it tells us the truth about its readers; and, oddly enough, it tells us this all the more the more cynical and immoral be the motive of its manufacture. - G.K. Chesterton
Believe in yourself.Carve your own path.Build your own dreams.Be your own hero. - Matshona Dhliwayo
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others, for one cannot be a hero with needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. - Christopher Reeve
Everyone's a hero in their own way, in their own not that heroic way.
Every man is hero and an oracle to somebody, and to that person, whatever he says has an enhanced value. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Dead parents are gruesome, yes, but anyone who’s anyone in children’s literature has either been orphaned or abandoned; well-adjusted kids from stable two-parent homes don’t go on hero quests. - Lynn Messina
Some people need a super hero to save them, but I am my own super hero. All I need is myself, my strengths and the fiery passions in my heart to overcome the obstacles in my life. - Imania Margria
Each one's no longer consciousOf the high wall, or the rest:Since the one enduring fortress,Is the soldier's iron breast.If you’d live unconquered,Quickly arm, and fight the real foe:Every wife an Amazon bred,And every child a hero. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Heroes are hero no matter if everybody is watching them or nobody watching them. - Amit Kalantri
A hero is not know by the number of battles he has won, but rather by the kind of battles he chooses to fight. - Tonny K. Brown
I believe there is a hero in each of us. The best books are the ones that remind us of who we already are and empower us to embrace our own story. - Marilynn Halas
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
The position of a hero is not for the comparision, it is a reference point - Amit Kalantri
CALVIN:Our hero regains consciousness at the feet of a sarcastic alien. - Bill Watterson
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A true hero make people feel like he is part of their family. - Amit Kalantri
This is bullshit, things which are shown to us are totally opposite it is not the Hero with the feelings but the villain who have a reason to destroy the world and not only a reason but a real reason. - Neymat Khan
An idea can change your fate in a wonderful way but you must first let the idea to touch your mind and your heart! No closed book can ever be your hero! - Mehmet Murat ildan
You don't get to become someone's hero unless you are already another's monster. - Adhish Mazumder
There is hero in everyone.Never doubt who you are. - Lailah Gifty Akita
One day my grandson said to me, grandpa were you a hero in the war? And i said to him no I'm not a hero, but I have served in a company full of them. - Dick Winters
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 Cardinal Newman
The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else. - Umberto Eco
I guess a little bit hero is enough. A little bit hero is all anyone really needs to be. - Alexander Gordon Smith
Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. - Samuel Jackson
Harvey, Harvey, Harvey, I always wanted to be a hero in my life but i knew people won't let me to be a hero they only let you to be a villain, you know a villain, with a knife because these cheap maggots always want you to hurt them, hurt them badly." the joker said angrily. - Neymat Khan
The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is only a projection of his own soul, which he admires. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing lasts forever. But the thing is, you can reuse some. Use your mind. - Leo's Mother, The Lost Hero - Rick Riordan
It's better to be the hero of your own story than to become the villain of someone else's. - Chris Colfer
A static hero is a public liability. Progress grows out of motion.
The whole point in bein' a hero is to do somethin' greater than yerself. It'd be easy to do it for the glory or the girls. We're bigger men than that. - Alexander Woo
Nobody who says, ‘I told you so’ has ever been, or will ever be, a hero. - Ursula K. Le Guin
If you honor the moments by not wasting them, the Time will honor you back by remembering you as the hero, for the rest of the time to come. - Amit Kalantri
Act as if you are the hero of the movie we call life. - Debasish Mridha
We all care intensely for the narrative of our own life and very much want it to be a good story, with a decent hero. - Daniel Kahneman
Heroism of your father doesn't make you a hero, heroism of you doesn't make your son a hero. - Amit Kalantri
You might hate a successful person, but you can not hate a true hero. - Amit Kalantri
A man is a hero, not because he is braver than anyone else, but because he is brave for ten minutes longer. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me. - Fred Rogers
Eventually, somebody is going to be a hero, and somebody's going to be president. Not necessarily the same person.
New Jersey needs a hero. Bon Jovi does not count.
A hero is one who does what he can. The others don't. - Romain Rolland
The true hero trains himself in silence. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Who lives inside your head? The hero of your story OR The victim of someone else's? - Tony Curl
Your position may be highly powerful, but you will be a hero only when you are highly respected. - Amit Kalantri
If monkey became a man, then a man can become a hero. - Amit Kalantri
The greatest discovery is to find a hero within oneself that will choose life over death; and fight for hope through despair to possess the will to live. - Ellen J. Barrier
when you feel like hope is gone, look inside you and be strong and you'll finally see the truth- that hero lies in you. - Mariah Carey
No one can stop you from having great moments with your kids because they believe the hero inside of you. A kiss and warm hug are sure the best treat and possibly the sweetest but simple form of them saying how much they love you. - Karl Gornal
In other hand of the enemy will arise the fortune hero. - Lena Hussain
Finishing work makes you a man, finishing difficult work makes you a hero. - Amit Kalantri
There's a thine line between being a hero and being a memory. - Optimus Prime
Sam, there comes a time when the world no longer needs heroes. And then the true hero knows to walk away. - Michael Grant
Reason is the hero who breaks the chains of our prejudice, saving us from the prison of our comfortable acquiescence in the way of the world. - Montague Brown
If you achieve a success not achieved by anyone else and not possible to achieve by anyone else then you are the hero of your generation. - Amit Kalantri
Sometimes a hero is unbelievably good for so many but terribly bad for someone else. - Amit Kalantri
It takes a hell of a lot of courage to walk into your own story, but to be the hero of your own life you have to rescue yourself. - Shannon L. Alder
In the old days feminists would mock women who depended so much on a man. Today if the man is the government, not so much. A man who opens the door for you is a Neanderthal; a bureaucrat who pays for your pills? A hero. - Greg Gutfeld
When the media is controlled by people who runs the world, you are only going to get news that they want you to know. They will paint anther's man country's hero a tyrant, a dictator or a murderer and favor the next just to divide and conquer the people. - Henry Johnson Jr
He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero.
There's a hero if you look inside your heart. You don't have to be afraid of what you are.
People were always ready to yield theirwills, to worship the hero, because they were not given a chancefor developing initiative, stability, and independence, said the greatnineteenth-century Russian sociologist Nikolai Mikhailovsky - Ernest Becker
American consumers benefit from disparity & exploitation. I benefit from disparity & exploitation & so does my family. there is no way to be a consumer in this country without causing pain" --casey gray - author of Discount - & my New HERO - Casey Gray
No man is a hero to his valet. This is not because the hero is not a hero, but because the valet is a valet. - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
I can't imagine a romance novel published today where the hero rapes the heroine and she falls in love with him. - Julia Quinn
There is no trade or employment but the young man following it may become a hero. - Walt Whitman
First you be a hero and then raise your child to be a hero. - Amit Kalantri
Who think about the end will never become a hero . - B. Jata
If life is a poem, be the poet. If life is a story, be the author. If life is an adventure, be the hero. To live any other way is a waste of this experience we call life. - Steve Maraboli
There’s no blade sharper than the truth under the Sun, it’s enlightens the mind, releases the captives, condemns the guilty and spares the innocent; it’s the only weapon a hero ever needs to fight a war, the one which is conducted without a need of any Iron blade! - Marcus L. Lukusa
Embrace your dreams ... If you wanna be a hero, you gotta have dreams. - Zack Fair
When you are pursuing your dreams, they will call you CRAZY because they are LAZY. They never know you are a HERO who just jumped away from step ZERO. Stay away from negative people; they will only pollute you. - Israelmore Ayivor
Every hero becomes a bore at last. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I was just trying to be a very good human, instead I became a hero. - Amit Kalantri
Today is my last day as a human, tomorrow I am going to be a hero. - Amit Kalantri
Build a bridge over shame by teaching kids about sexual abuse. Give them a chance to run to us should they encounter it. Be their hero. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
One courageous act can make you a hero but frequent courageous acts will keep you a hero. - Amit Kalantri
One murder makes a villain, millions a hero.
The hero is commonly the simplest and obscurest of men. - Henry David Thoreau
In every person I see a hero waiting to be born.
Hero' is not an official status or designation, but if the world recognize you as a hero, it is the highest honor you will ever receive. - Amit Kalantri
No one can stop you from having great moments with your kids because they believe the hero inside of you. A kiss and warm hug are sure the best treat and possibly the sweetest but simplest form of them saying how much they love you. - Karl Gornal
Be the hero of your own story. You are born to turn you mess into a message and the test into a testimony. - Farshad Asl
I'm a super hero, too, underneath my sweater. - Rusted Root
That doesn't make him a hero. Our country is doomed, don't you see? Our fate is death, no matter whose hands we fall into. - Rutha Sepetys
In the story of life"Hope" is the Hero who protects the Lady Love "Dream (Desire from the bad guy "Fear". - Wordions
May be I am villain in your story, but I am hero in mine. - Shon Mehta
You don't need superpowers to be someones hero - Ricky Maye
You Can't Be A Hero To The World, If Your Aren't First A Hero In Your Home! - Latif Mercado
A hero is someone who enlightened your life, whom you can emulate and adhere. - Debasish Mridha
A hero lives forever for the ones who carry on. - Heather Dale
As a general man I tried watching movies, playing sports, going to picnics and other entertainments but I still got bored, then I tried heroism and now I am hero, and I never get bored. - Amit Kalantri
Become major, Paul. Live like a hero. That's what the classics teach us. Be a main character. Otherwise what is life for? - J.M. Coetzee
Gatekeepers will always try to stop you getting in. But as a true hero, you have to snatch victory from death's jaws. - Bangambiki Habyarimana
Cockiness is a display of an empty lifestyle, humility is when you see yourself as a zero while others are making you their hero. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Forgotten hero was never the real hero, real hero can not be forgotten. - Amit Kalantri
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others in order to save them, for one cannot be a hero with needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
A hero is defined by what he or she can do, not by what he or she cannot do. - Damon Throop
If you believe in existence, you will refuse to be a hero! - Mehmet Murat ildan
For a man who makes his salvation perfect through suffering, is more of a saint and a loving hero of nature. - Auliq Ice
Every good story needs a good, bad and lost soul. A people to fight for, an item to turn the tide of battle, an enigmatic character, a motivator/mentor, and an unlikely reluctant hero. - Josh Rose
Sometimes you’re the protagonist and someone else is the hero. - A.D. Posey
Every villain is a hero in his own mind. - Tom Hiddleston
: You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain. - Harvey Dent
date a girl who reads a book,that she can write her own fairytale having you as her hero in love and progress . - litymunshi
I have yet to see a genius or a hero who, if stuck with a burning match, would feel less pain than his undistinguished average brother. - Ayn Rand
Because it's much more pleasant to be obsessed over how the hero gets out of his predicament than it is over how I get out of mine. - Woody Allen
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
BRANDY, n. A cordial composed of one part thunder-and-lightning, one part remorse, two parts bloody murder, one part death-hell-and-the- grave and four parts clarified Satan. Dose, a headful all the time. Brandy is said by Dr. Johnson to be the drink of heroes. Only a hero will venture to drink it. - Ambrose Bierce
Her taste still teased my tongue, and her touch tipped my fingers. Her smile licked my lips, and her heart beat my own. So I tugged on her sheets, like it was a cape. To me, she was a God damned super hero, and underneath, was everything I need. Her super powers on top of me. - J. Raymond
Be the hero of your children’s story. Never let them believe for a minute that honor, courage and doing what is right is only reserved for other fathers and mothers. - Shannon L. Alder
I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom. - Bob Dylan
Sacrifices will make you a martyr, victories will make you a hero. - Amit Kalantri
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
You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain. - Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight
Every villian is a hero in his own mind. - Tom Hiddleston
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author. - G. K. Chesterton
Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story. - John Barth
Part of being a hero is knowing when you don't need to be one anymore. - Alan Moore
If you are the hero of your family, there is very good chance that one day you will be the hero of the world. - Amit Kalantri
Every story needs a Hero. - April Genevieve Tucholke
Let's get one thing clear, there may be few or many successful people in your profession, but there is going to be only one hero in that profession. - Amit Kalantri
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others, for one cannot be a hero without needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
No man is a hero to his wife's psychiatrist. - Eric Berne
Nothing is more depressing than the conviction that one is not a hero. - George Moore
But when a young lady is to be a heroine, the perverseness of forty surrounding families cannot prevent her. Something must and will happen to throw a hero in her way. - Jane Austen
Many of my movies have strong female leads- brave, self-sufficient girls that don't think twice about fighting for what they believe with all their heart. They'll need a friend, or a supporter, but never a savior. Any woman is just as capable of being a hero as any man. - Hayao Miyazaki
One must be careful not to allow himself fall into the trap of hero worship; we are to take counsel from men, emulate their courage, and godliness, but we are not allowed to worship them. Heroes are men, and men make mistakes. - Paul Bamikole
When you allow yourself the abilityto challenge your doubts, to embraceyour deepest and darkest fears,that is when you learn how to bea healer and hero in your own life story~bns - Bluenscottish
We are the hero of our own story.
Without trials and tribulation, there would be no hero. Without a hero, there would be no story. Without a story, there is no life as life is made up of vignettes of loving, learning and overcoming. - Gibson, Chrissy
People become followers of the God because of his fear, but they become a fan of a hero because of his work. - Amit Kalantri
I decided to do the easy task of changing situations and conditions by being a hero, than staying back to do the difficult task of changing people by being just a man. - Amit Kalantri
A living fool is worth less than a dead hero. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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