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.

By : Naguib Mahfouz 0 Likes          


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.

By : Charlize Theron

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I really liked 'Starter For Ten' because I grew up watching 1980s teen films like 'St. Elmo's Fire' and 'The Breakfast Club' and I've always wanted to play the underdog lead hero in a 1980s-inspired film.

By : James McAvoy

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We can't all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by.

By : Will Rogers

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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.

By : Alfred Marshall

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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.

By : Jonathan Lethem

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No, but I'm really lucky, because I'm not the superhero.

By : Fisher Stevens

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I'm a heroine addict. I need to have sex with women who have saved someone's life.

By : Mitch Hedberg

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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.

By : Allan Carr

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Every character I play has to be the hero of his own story, the way we're all heroes of our own lives.

By : Jesse Eisenberg

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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.

By : Frank Miller

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I am, to be quite honest, sick of hero stories.

By : Julie Taymor

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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.

By : Andrew Coyle Bradley

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