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Given the scale of trauma caused by the genocide, Rwanda has indicated that however thin the hope of a community can be, a hero always emerges. Although no one can dare claim that it is now a perfect state, and that no more work is needed, Rwanda has risen from the ashes as a model or truth and reconciliation.
Amongst the qualities a hero should have, I would include determination, loyalty, courage, perseverance, patience, focus, intrepidity and selflessness.
'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.
If you have not been a villain at a certain point in time, you will never be a hero. And the day you are a hero, you may become a villain the next day.
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?
In cricket, my superhero is Sachin Tendulkar. He has always been my hero and will continue to remain so. Apart from him and outside cricket, my mother has remained my inspiration. Whatever difficult time I had faced, she was always there for me. She has given me all the strength. She maintained her composure and supported me in tough times.
My Daddy was my hero. He was always there for me when I needed him. He listened to me and taught me so many things. But most of all he was fun.
When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream.
Well, you know, in any novel you would hope that the hero has someone to push back against, and villains - I find the most interesting villains those who do the right things for the wrong reasons, or the wrong things for the right reasons. Either one is interesting. I love the gray area between right and wrong.
I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
We all live in suspense from day to day; in other words, you are the hero of your own story.
Too many children in foster care are falling through cracks. Be a hero, take the time learn about adoption today.
Good guy' or 'bad guy', hero or anti hero; doesn't matter to me, what role I play, only the character have something magical.
It's just a great, legendary comic book hero and it's one that has never been kind of been brought back to life after Lynda Carter. I mean, it's a reinvention. When Tim Burton reinvented Batman after Adam West, and when Donner reinvented Superman after George Reeves, it's time to do that with Wonder Woman.
Do I want to be a hero to my son? No. I would like to be a very real human being. That's hard enough.
Robert Downey, Jr.
Imagine young people would grow up with the feeling that you have to be a hero to do your human duty. I am afraid nobody would ever help other people, because who is a hero?
My Dad is my hero.
Harry Connick, Jr.
The ordinary man is involved in action, the hero acts. An immense difference.
Freud was a hero. He descended to the Underworld and met there stark terrors. He carried with him his theory as a Medusa's head which turned these terrors to stone.
R. D. Laing
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.
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.
Everybody is a hero in their own story if you just look.
It's really irritating when you open a book, and 10 pages into it you know that the hero you met on page one or two is gonna come through unscathed, because he's the hero. This is completely unreal, and I don't like it.
George R. R. Martin
The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
You cannot be a hero without being a coward.
George Bernard Shaw
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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