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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
My mother's death brought me to my knees. She was my hero, my role model, my very best friend. I spoke to her every single day of my life. I really tried hard when I grew up to make her proud of me.
Glenn Gould was my hero. Glenn Gould was my idol. I loved him.
In Greek mythology, the hero wants to be great, but the very concept does not exist in the Indian vocabulary. Yet it has become the global template. And it's a template that won't fit in India.
The only reason anyone ever called me a hero is because I get this paper, here.
Joe is the hero and Sammy is the sidekick. That's how I feel about it.
Bill Milliken is a big hero of mine.
Anne Cox Chambers
The hero is never the star of the story.
To me, the word 'hero' hasn't got positive or negative value - 'hero' is the person who leads you through the story.
There's a book that I read, really a great book - it's called 'Lone Survivor' and I think they're trying to make it into a movie. I would love to play Marcus Luttrell, who was the author and the 'lone survivor.' He's a national hero; he's very courageous and heroic in insurmountable danger, so it's something I'd love to explore.
When you are a hero you are always running to save someone, sweating, worried and guilty. When you are a villain you are just lurking in the shadows waiting for the hero to pass by. Then you pop them in the head and go home... piece of cake.
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.
Good guy' or 'bad guy', hero or anti hero; doesn't matter to me, what role I play, only the character have something magical.
Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one.
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.
Five million Jews are regarding me as a traitor, but six billion people around the world think me as a hero and a good man who bring the message to all the human beings that we should survive and prevent the use of nuclear weapons and to prevent the nuclear preparations and to prevent nuclear war in the future.
Any captain can only do his best for the team and for cricket. When you are winning, you are a hero. Lose, and the backslappers fade away.
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.
I often wonder what I will be remembered in history for. Scholar? Military hero? Builder?
The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways.
It's high time for the art world to admit that the avant-garde is dead. It was killed by my hero, Andy Warhol, who incorporated into his art all the gaudy commercial imagery of capitalism (like Campbell's soup cans) that most artists had stubbornly scorned.
There's so much importance in honoring your everyday hero. It doesn't take money. It doesn't take connections. What matters is that people get involved. Whether your passion is gun control or food or whatever it may be, everybody needs to stop being so self-absorbed.
I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.
A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer.
Every veteran is a hero.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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