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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
You want a hero in the music world? James Brown. He brought a feeling to music without really using words. He's just famous for his sound.
David Lee Roth
Everybody loves the underdog, and then they take an underdog and make him a hero and they hate him. But as long as they can knock you back down, it seems like if you're an underdog again, and things do surface, and they think this is real, 'these guys' intentions are genuine and sincere,' it seems like they will embrace you again.
I became a war hero before going on to critical acclaim as a professional victim.
The basis of drama is... the struggle of the hero towards a specific goal at the end of which he realises that what kept him from it was, in the lesser drama, civilisation and, in the great drama, the discovery of something that he did not set out to discover but which can be seen retrospectively as inevitable.
Our country, if you read the 'Federalist Papers,' is about disagreement. It's about pitting faction against faction, divided government, checks and balances. The hero in American political tradition is the man who stands up to the mob - not the mob itself.
I'm no hero. Heroes don't come back. Survivors return home. Heroes never come home. If anyone thinks I'm a hero, I'm not.
Why do you think I write these feminist songs, to try and teach myself to respect myself. You know, it's not because I'm a hero.
These manly sentiments, in private life, make good citizens; in public life, the patriot and the hero.
Everybody is a hero in their own story if you just look.
Clint Eastwood has always been a hero.
I learned how fast you can go from being an international hero to being a reference in a joke on a late night talk show.
A hero is someone we can admire without apology.
My dad was my hero. And I got my personality from my mother.
'Frida' was a joy; this was delicious, I couldn't wait every day to get to the set, although I was exhausted, and have my leg get cut off or lose the baby or be in her shoes and get to play my hero and be able to go places emotionally. You know, we live for parts like this. This is a dream for an actor.
A hero has faced it all: he need not be undefeated, but he must be undaunted.
Love of glory can only create a great hero; contempt of glory creates a great man.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
I was a daredevil before, and after I lost my sight I was the same. I loved riding bikes, scooters and horses. I even learned to box. Muhammad Ali is my hero.
It wasn't until we got over the self pity that we were able to accept suffering as apart of our life with Christ. A man or woman reaches this plane only when he or she ceases to be the hero.
You have to do bad things in order to become a hero. You have to make sacrifices.
I don't want to be your hero. I want to be your brother. You know, I want to be your family member. I want to be your equal.
As far as superhero stories, what's appealing is of course that aspect of wish fulfillment. I mean, you start out reading them as a kid, and a couple things jump out at you - there are heroes out there, and you wish you could run into a phone booth and change your life, or be like Peter Parker and put on a mask and become a hero.
Because I was a tennis player, Billie Jean King was a hero of mine.
This character feels so much like my brother. He has two children. He has a wife. He works with me. He chooses to stay in New Hampshire because he wants his kids to grow up in the school they started with. He doesn't want them to lose friends. He is his family's hero.
A warrior is free to be a hero and pull off daring do and the soldier is irresponsible if he does it.
C. J. Cherryh
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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