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A hero cannot be a hero unless in an heroic world
Nathaniel Hawthorne
A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.
Plato
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A really great man is known by three signs: generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success
Otto von Bismarck
As you get older, it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary
Ernest Hemingway
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Will Rogers
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Heroine: Girl in a book who is saved from drowning by a hero and marries him next week, but if it was to be over again ten years later it is likely she would rather have a life-belt and he would rather have her have it
Mark Twain
Heroism is the divine relation which, in all times, unites a great man to other men.
Thomas Carlyle
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -how passionately I hate them!
Albert Einstein
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Maya Angelou
How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
I want a hero: an uncommon want, When every year and month sends forth a new one, Till, after cloying the gazettes with cant, The age discovers he is not the true one; Of such as these I should not care to vaunt, I'll therefore take our ancient frien
Lord Byron
I would give all the wealth of the world, and all the deeds of all the heroes, for one true vision.
Henry David Thoreau
No hero is immortal till he dies
W. H. Auden
None meet life honestly and few heroically.
Clarence Darrow
Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes
Benjamin Disraeli
Our admiration is so given to dead martyrs that we have little time for living heroes.
Elbert Hubbard
Self-trust is the essence of heroism
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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