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A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.
I'm saying to be a hero is means you step across the line and are willing to make a sacrifice, so heroes always are making a sacrifice. Heroes always take a risk. Heroes always deviant. Heroes always doing something that most people don't and we want to change - I want to democratise heroism to say any of us can be a hero.
A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.
Hard times don't create heroes. It is during the hard times when the 'hero' within us is revealed.
A hero is somebody who is selfless, who is generous in spirit, who just tries to give back as much as possible and help people. A hero to me is someone who saves people and who really deeply cares.
A hero is someone who, in spite of weakness, doubt or not always knowing the answers, goes ahead and overcomes anyway.
Heroes represent the best of ourselves, respecting that we are human beings. A hero can be anyone from Gandhi to your classroom teacher, anyone who can show courage when faced with a problem. A hero is someone who is willing to help others in his or her best capacity.
I think that we all do heroic things, but hero is not a noun, it's a verb.
Robert Downey, Jr.
What makes Superman a hero is not that he has power, but that he has the wisdom and the maturity to use the power wisely. From an acting point of view, that's how I approached the part.
Amongst the qualities a hero should have, I would include determination, loyalty, courage, perseverance, patience, focus, intrepidity and selflessness.
I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
A hero is somebody who voluntarily walks into the unknown.
It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.
'Easter' is a movable event, calculated by the relative positions of sun and moon, an impossible way of fixing year by year the anniversary of a historical event, but a very natural and indeed inevitable way of calculating a solar festival. These changing dates do not point to the history of a man, but to the hero of a solar myth.
The thing about a hero, is even when it doesn't look like there's a light at the end of the tunnel, he's going to keep digging, he's going to keep trying to do right and make up for what's gone before, just because that's who he is.
Nothing is given to man on earth - struggle is built into the nature of life, and conflict is possible - the hero is the man who lets no obstacle prevent him from pursuing the values he has chosen.
I got my story, my dream, from America. The hero I had is Forrest Gump... I like that guy. I've been watching that movie about 10 times. Every time I get frustrated, I watch the movie. I watched the movie before I came here again to New York. I watched the movie again telling me that no matter whatever changed, you are you.
For a lot of people, Superman is and has always been America's hero. He stands for what we believe is the best within us: limitless strength tempered by compassion, that can bear adversity and emerge stronger on the other side. He stands for what we all feel we would like to be able to stand for, when standing is hardest.
J. Michael Straczynski
I think all of us have a hero and a villain in us.
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.
The suspense of a novel is not only in the reader, but in the novelist, who is intensely curious about what will happen to the hero.
Too many children in foster care are falling through cracks. Be a hero, take the time learn about adoption today.
We all live in suspense from day to day; in other words, you are the hero of your own story.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or does it explode?
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