Hero Quotes (512)

Quotes and citations about hero

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... view

By: Lascelles Abercrombie

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... view

By: Lascelles Abercrombie

An epic is not made by piecing together a set of heroic lays, adjusting their discrepancies and making them into a continuous narrative... view

By: Lascelles Abercrombie

If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women... view

By: Abigail Adams

Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world... view

By: Ansel Adams

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... view

By: John Adams

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... view

By: Felix Adler

Some days it is a heroic act just to refuse the paralysis of fear and straighten up and step into another day... view

By: Edward Albert

The simple act of caring is heroic... view

By: Edward Albert

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... view

By: Bill Alexander

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... view

By: Bill Alexander

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... view

By: Lloyd Alexander

Our men and women in our armed forces are the real heroes in this conflict... view

By: Wayne Allard

It is our people who are sitting in the dark because of these cowardly and treacherous attacks, not our occupiers... view

By: Iyad Allawi

I don't have any influences, any heroes, it's just me... view

By: GG Allin

Custer had dead heroes. Crazy Horse had only live ones... view

By: Stephen Ambrose

I am the hero of Africa... view

By: Idi Amin

The essence of a tragedy, or even of a serious play, is the spiritual awakening, or regeneration, of the hero... view

By: Maxwell Anderson

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!.. view

By: Maya Angelou

Join me in Olympic Heros for Abstinence. The best sex is no sex... view

By: Kurt Angle

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... view

By: Corazon Aquino

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... view

By: Avi Arad

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... view

By: Arthur Ashe

I think it's more fun to play a hero with an edge... view

By: Shawn Ashmore

Getting to play superheros is a pretty good job... view

By: Shawn Ashmore

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... view

By: Mary Astell

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... view

By: Mackenzie Astin

And I believe we need heroes, I believe we need certain people who we can measure our own shortcomings by... view

By: Richard Attenborough

I don't really think of Odo as a heroic lead, but that's nice if you do... view

By: Rene Auberjonois

No hero is mortal till he dies... view

By: W. H. Auden

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... view

By: Nnamdi Azikiwe

Clint Eastwood has always been a hero... view

By: Kevin Bacon

Birds evolved from a small raptor like theropod... view

By: Robert T. Bakker

My heroes are the camera crew and the electricians. They work such long hours... view

By: Adam Baldwin

I mean, first of all, let me say whichever superhero first came up with the idea of wearing a cape, he wasn't really onto anything good. The number of times I'm treading on that damn thing or I throw a punch and it ends up covering my whole head. It's really not practical... view

By: Christian Bale

Renouncement: the heroism of mediocrity... view

By: Natalie Clifford Barney

Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story... view

By: John Barth

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... view

By: Joe Barton

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... view

By: Jean-Michel Basquiat

What is a society without a heroic dimension?.. view

By: Jean Baudrillard