In my books, women often solve the problem. Even if the woman is not the hero, she's a strong character. She does change the plot. She'll often rescue the male character from some situation.

By : Ken Follett 0 Likes          


He would still see it as his duty to shut up and get on with it, not cause any trouble. In our own time we've made a hero of the rebel, and it's more heroic to speak up.

By : Eddie Campbell

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Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.

By : Alphonse de Lamartine

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A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer.

By : Novalis

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What is a society without a heroic dimension?

By : Jean Baudrillard

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I met Jack Bruce, one of my heroes, in a studio while doing some recording. England had just beat Scotland in a big football match and I saw Jack trying to break into this refrigerator in the lounge, drunk out of his brain, and I didn't know what to say.

By : Andy Partridge

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Don Quixote is one that comes to mind in comparison to mine, in that they both involve journeys undertaken by older men. That is unusual, because generally the hero of a journey story is very young.

By : David Guterson

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I admire runners older than I - they are now my heroes. I want to be like them as I grow older.

By : Frank Shorter

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My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place - police, firefighters and members of our armed forces.

By : Sidney Sheldon

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I was told all my life I was part Cherokee. Then it was Crow. The latest is Blackfoot.

By : Kathie Lee Gifford

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We all want heroes and we all want somebody to look up to.

By : Stacie Orrico

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The Green Lantern is a unique superhero because it's not that he's super that is his focus

By : Blake Lively

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Heroes are those who can somehow resist the power of the situation and act out of noble motives, or behave in ways that do not demean others when they easily can.

By : Philip Zimbardo

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