Quotation Explorer - 'Heroes'

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
Heroes need monsters to establish their heroic credentials. You need something scary to overcome. - Margaret Atwood
I have no heroes except flowers and children. - Marty Rubin
We can't all be heroes because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by. - Will Rogers
Nothing glamorous like the write-ups in the papers or the newsreels. We weren't heroes. We were only there..." Closing his eyes, he then slumps against the wall, as if the words he has spoken has used up all his energy. - Robert Cormier
Winners of some competition are not heroes, heroes are not found in the competition, heroes win much more severe battles than competition to become heroes. - Amit Kalantri
We need not take refuge in supernatural gods to explain our saints and sages and heroes and statesmen, as if to explain our disbelief that mere unaided human beings could be that good or wise. - Abraham H. Maslow
To all those women -- strong enough to be heroes; fair enough to be ladies. This song is for you. - Robert Fanney
Heroes give hope. - Amit Kalantri
Sam, there comes a time when the world no longer needs heroes. And then the true hero knows to walk away. - Michael Grant
Heroes are not made. They are born out of circumstances and rise to the occasion when their spirit can no longer coexist with the hypocrisy of injustice to others. - Shannon L. Alder
We have trained them to think of the Future as a promised land which favored heroes attain-not as something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is. - C.S. Lewis
they thought they were heroes when they were only cinders in the eye of humanity too many creatures both insects and humans estimate their own value by the amount of irritation they are able to cause greater personalities than themselves - Don Marquis
War is not a means but an end. It makes violence respectable and makes sadists look like heroes. - Mary Horlock
Heroes may die but they doesn't get tired. - Amit Kalantri
The world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker. - Helen Keller
In the men I love heroes, in the work I love heroism - Amit Kalantri
Everything is going to be fine now because heroes are here. - Amit Kalantri
The world was full of cravens who pretended to be heroes - George R.R. Martin
War doesn't have heroes, it only has the men who lost so many things in their life that they just keep going and do the most unthinkable things, just because they don't care anymore. - Wouter Van Gastel
Born into thisInto hospitals which are so expensive that it's cheaper to dieInto lawyers who charge so much it's cheaper to plead guiltyInto a country where the jails are full and the madhouses closedInto a place where the masses elevate fools into rich heroes... - Charles Bukowski
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
I'm kind of hooked to the game of art and literature; my heroes are artists and writers. - Jim Morrison
Our heroes are those... who... act above and beyond the call of duty and in so doing give definition to patriotism and elevate all of us.... America is the land of the free because we are the home of the brave. - David Mahoney
Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. Silently and perceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and last some crisis shows what we have become. - Brooke Foss Westcott
If you banish the dragons, you banish the heroes... - Andrew Solomon
Without your stories, without your heroes and their awesome powers, how could you explain this, this here, this incomprehensible real that ever refuses to embrace any rule, any cliché besides the intransigent, pathetic truth that we all end, that no one comes back. - Tom King
Making heroes out of celebrity CEOs is at the heart of the crisis in corporate leadership. - Bill George
We need heroes who'll inspire us so that maybe next time we'll dig a little deeper and find our best self. - Madam Secretary
Courage is instinct, and heroes are born in the moment. Trust yourself to be great, I do! - D.C. Akers
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
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker. - Helen Keller
We can be heroes just for one day - David Bowie Heroes
Dead men make convenient heroes because they cannot rise to challenge the images we would fashion from their lives. And besides it’s easier to build a monument than to build a better world. - Rev. Dr. William Barber I
People have seen too many common people like them, and they are bored by it. They need heroes. - Amit Kalantri
This world is a peaceful stage where we are all villains of this drama and trees are the heroes. - Debasish Mridha
Here's to real heroes, not the ones who carry us off into the sunset but the ones who help us choose our princes." - commentary on Castles on the Sand - E.M. Tippetts
At each small success we should not become our own heroes in our minds - Dr. V. V. Rao
Someday when we're older, we'll learn who to trust. But heroes and saviors, can't save folks like us. - Kevin Dalton
I met Jack Kennedy in November, 1946. We were both war heroes, and both of us had just been elected to Congress. - Norman Mailer
We at Apple had forgotten who we were. One way to remember who you are is to remember who your heroes are. - Steve Jobs
Vivas to those who have fail’d!And to those whose war-vessels sank in the sea!And to those themselves who sank in the sea!And to all generals that lost engagements, and all overcome heroes!And the numberless unknown heroes equal to the greatest heroes known! - Walt Whitman
There has to be a way to redirect employee's driving ambition and to channel it more productively. There is. Create heroes in every role. Make every role, performed at excellence, a respected profession. - Marcus Buckingham
We need heroes, however outlandish, because although we might not be slaying real dragons, we all have our quests. - Russ Thorne
In Kolkata is a temple where the deity worshipped is Amitabh Bachchan. The daily aarti is performed to the chanting of the Amitabh Chaleesa. And people still ask, Could our mythological heroes be based on actual people who once lived? - Ashwin Sanghi
Our children may learn about the heroes of the past. Our task is to make ourselves the architects of the future. - Jomo Kenyatta
Iron helmets will not save/Even heroes from the grave/Good man's blood will drain away/While the wickid win the day. - Heinrich Heine
The future historian will rank as one of the heroes of the nineteenth century.{Stanton's opinion of the great Robert Ingersoll} Elizabeth Cady Stanton - him
Good leaders make heroes of others. - Mark Sanborn
Heroes may not be braver than anyone else. They're just braver 5 minutes longer. - Ronald Reagan
I am fated to journey hand in hand with my strange heroes and to survey the surging immensity of life, to survey it through the laughter that all can see and through the tears unseen and unknown by anyone. - Nikolai Gogol
Heroes are often the most ordinary of men. - Henry David Thoreau
The symbol of peace cannot be daunted by evil. I smile to show the pressure of heroes and to trick the fear inside of me. - Kouhei Horikoshi
This was the book I read over and over. I really felt so in tune with them- I knew all the dates of their lives, what they had been doing, whre they had been. They were always my heroes, creating something fantastic against all odds, and against their real life. - Christian Tetzlaff
A world without braves is a world without heroes, but a world without wisdom is a world of animals. - M.F. Moonzajer
There are heroes and schmucks in all worlds. The most important thing is whether you are willing to engage in moral struggle against yourself. - David Brooks
Our heroes are people and people are flawed. Don't let that taint the thing you love. - Randy K. Milholland
Come on! We've had too many dead heroes. Being a coward increases your odds of survival-that's my motto. I'm counting on bieng faster than them. - Cinda Williams Chima
There are those who hold first rankers and there are those who are heroes. - Amit Kalantri
It's not that heroes have no fear; it's just that they understand what it takes, to get the job done!! - Robert Armstrong
You learn eventually that, while there are no villains, there are no heroes either. And until you make the final discovery that there are only human beings, who are therefore all the more fascinating, you are liable to miss something. - Paul Gallico
We fall asleep to fairy tales, and the world rotates and revolves and time passes and we grow up and we understand that they are false. There are not heroes and princesses and villains. It's not that easy. - Amy Zhang
Don't let hollow heroes distract you from saving yourself. - Nikki Rowe
What I wanted to express very clearly and intensely was that the reason these people had to invent or imagine heroes and gods is pure fear. Fear of life and fear of death. - Frida Kahlo
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
Stretch yourself a bit to know the difference between humans and heroes. - Amit Kalantri
When we read stories of heroes, we identify with them. We take the journey with them. We see how the obstacles almost overcome them. We see how they grow as human beings or gain qualities or show great qualities of strength and courage and with them, we grow in some small way - Sam Raimi
Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes. - Benjamin Disraeli
In the matter of spirit follow the Gods, in the matter of work follow the heroes. - Amit Kalantri
Future will always remember the heroes, its because of them there exist a future. - Amit Kalantri
Perseverance is the act of true role models and heroes. - Liza M. Wiemer
John Smith: Mankind doesn't need warfare and bloodshed to prove itself. Everyday life can provide honour and valour. Let's hope that from now on this country can find its heroes in smaller places. In the most ordinary of deeds. - Paul Cornell
Real life's nasty. It's cruel. It doesn't care about heroes and happy endings and the way things should be. In real life, bad things happen. People die. Fights are lost. Evil often wins. - Darren Shan
So... what was the reason to don't be social!???...Oh, thanks Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution for reminding me. - Deyth Banger
What we need now are heroes and heroines, about a million of them, one brave deed is worth a thousand books. Sentiment without action is the ruin of the soul. - Edward Abbey
You will never develop courage if you don’t stand in the middle of the battle afraid and pick up the sword anyways, to defend what is right. You might feel like you are outnumbered, but heroes always are. - Shannon L. Alder
In this life at least,Our fate is rarely epic.Maybe just as well,Impervious heroes we are not… - Scott Hastie
Heroes are the most wanted and most needed people in the world. - Amit Kalantri
Leaders console the world with their speeches, heroes console the world with their actions. - Amit Kalantri
Sometimes even the most successful people feel empty and incomplete; because they are not heroes yet. - Amit Kalantri
We are all ordinary. We are all boring. We are all spectacular. We are all shy. We are all bold. We are all heroes. We are all helpless. It just depends on the day. - Brad Meltzer
Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes. - Edward Gibbon
Our stories are not new; yet, in the retelling we are reborn as heroes. - Harley King
Heroes are higher than their vulnerability that is why they are heroes. - Amit Kalantri
It's ironic when black non-Muslims say Islam is not a religion that uplifts black people when two of the most celebrated black heroes in recent history were both Muslim; Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali. - Habeeb Akande
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! - Maya Angelou
The Temple-like structure at which our heroes seek answers has an interior environment more like a familiar tavern at which C. S. Lewis would be comfortable or, for that matter, at which Christ would be criticized for associating with sinners. - Star Wars: The Force Awakens
I’m proud to be a writer. I’m doing the job all my heroes did. - Carla H. Krueger
It is really hurting; how big media plagiarize everyday and no one judges them; The real heroes are those tiny and small self-funded websites and blogs that provide all primary data for them to survive and it will continue as far they exist - M.F. Moonzajer
Heroes are hero no matter if everybody is watching them or nobody watching them. - Amit Kalantri
The world tells us that our pasts define us, trapping us, isolating us and giving us little hope for change or betterment. I say our pasts design us for what's to come and gives us a platform to be heroes in the lives of others. - Shawn M Mcnamara
We all need our heroes, not just in time of chaos but also in the time of peace. - Paul Bamikole
Click any word or name in a quote to explore, or search for more. [JSON] [SOURCE]