A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.

By : Ralph Waldo Emerson 0 Likes          


I've not seen in my lifetime any politician who is a heroic figure. The manipulation that all politicians use on one level or another is so transparent.

By : Dean Koontz

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

By : Maxwell Anderson

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Show me a hero and I'll write you a tragedy.

By : F. Scott Fitzgerald

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My belt holds my pants up, but the belt loops hold my belt up. I don't really know what's happening down there. Who is the real hero?

By : Mitch Hedberg

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To have no heroes is to have no aspiration, to live on the momentum of the past, to be thrown back upon routine, sensuality, and the narrow self.

By : Charles Horton Cooley

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I am the hero of Africa.

By : Idi Amin

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Mothers - especially single mothers - are heroic in their efforts to raise our nation's children, but men must also take responsibility for their children and recognize the impact they have on their families' well-being.

By : Evan Bayh

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I'm quite influenced in this by one of my heroes, Montaigne, who thought a man's real task was to render as honest an account of himself as he could.

By : Robert Sheckley

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And there is no trade or employment but the young man following it may become a hero.

By : Walt Whitman

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I don't believe in superheroes but I love Batman movies. There's a part of every person that is entertained by the idealistic, the fantastic.

By : Aisha Tyler

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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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A hero has faced it all: he need not be undefeated, but he must be undaunted.

By : Andrew Bernstein

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