Quotation Explorer - 'Heroism'

There is an electric fire in human nature tending to purify - so that among these human creatures there is continually some birth of heroism. The pity is that we must wonder at it, as we should at finding a pearl in the rubbish. - John Keats
Self-trust is the essence of heroism - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them! - Albert Einstein
Starting and profitably running a business is not just some achievement, it is heroism. - Amit Kalantri
It was a symposium of horror and heroism, the like of which has not been known in the civilized world since man established his dominion over the sea. - The Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters
Almost all heroism is designed to make you inert by placing it in a context that you can't possibly act on. - Stefan Molyneux
You know we are living in dangerous time when the act of kindness is revered as an act of heroism. - Micheline Jean Loui
For happiness don't pursue satisfaction, but pursue heroism. - Amit Kalantri
We never know how high we areTill we are called to rise;And then, if we are true to plan,Our statures touch the skies.The heroism we reciteWould be a daily thing,Did not ourselves the cubits warpFor fear to be a king. - Emily Dickinson
To go where no one else has ever gone before is the secret of heroism. - Dejan Stojanovic
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
Heroism is overcompensation for fear. - Marty Rubin
Lots of people who complained about us recieving 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. Wouldn't you? - John Lennon
To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on heroism. Bordering on insanity. - Richard Thompson
Heroism of your father doesn't make you a hero, heroism of you doesn't make your son a hero. - Amit Kalantri
In the men I love heroes, in the work I love heroism - Amit Kalantri
it's difficult to root for America when the villains of the story live in a ditch and are armed with jagged rocks. At some point in recent years they looked up from their international heroism to realize they'd alienated the entire world. - Yahtzee Croshaw
There will never be complete satisfaction in the life, satisfaction is an illusion, there is only heroism. - Amit Kalantri
You have worked too long in the life, now its time for heroism. - Amit Kalantri
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
The atrocities of war are only overshadowed by the heroism of their dead. - Todd Stocker
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