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To me, the word 'hero' hasn't got positive or negative value - 'hero' is the person who leads you through the story.
Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one.
The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways.
All the Chinese have to do is fly around the Moon and back, and they'll appear to have won the return to the Moon with humans. They could put one person on the surface of the Moon for one day and he'd be a national hero.
Every veteran is a hero.
Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society.
If you're an underdog, mentally disabled, physically disabled, if you don't fit in, if you're not as pretty as the others, you can still be a hero.
Marie Curie is my hero. Few people have accomplished something so rare - changing science. And as hard as that is, she had to do it against the tide of the culture at the time - the prejudice against her as a foreigner, because she was born in Poland and worked in France. And the prejudice against her as a woman.
I am the hero of Africa.
My Dad is my hero.
Harry Connick, Jr.
I would ask: Given the nature of free-market capitalism - where the rule is to rise to the top at all costs - is it possible to have a financial industry hero? And by the way, this is not a pop-culture trend we're talking about. There aren't many financial heroes in literature, theater or cinema.
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?
There is nothing to be compared to this, 'cause we lost our brother, our hero. The world is mourning. We are mourning. The fans are mourning. It is unreal. Unbelievable.
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.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
The ordinary man is involved in action, the hero acts. An immense difference.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
For one thing, I don't think that anybody in any war thinks of themselves as a hero.
To be a hero or a heroine, one must give an order to oneself.
We are the hero of our own story.
No hero is mortal till he dies.
W. H. Auden
Retirement isn't so bad. Give me a tall drink, a plush sofa and a rerun of 'Matlock,' and you can have the rest. Matlock is my hero. He never loses.
Today's action hero, his skills are through technology. He can fly, he can throw a bolt of lightning, he can freeze people.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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