I had both male and female heroes.
For when there is victory, when battles are won, when burdens are lifted, when bright shines the sun, when struggling souls gather where heroes belong, they find in themselves the heart of the strong.
Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
We can be Heroes, Just for one day.
Racial history is therefore natural history and the mysticism of the soul at one and the same time; but the history of the religion of the blood, conversely, is the great world story of the rise and downfall of peoples, their heroes and thinkers, their inventors and artists.
I never appreciated 'positive heroes' in literature. They are almost always cliches, copies of copies, until the model is exhausted. I prefer perplexity, doubt, uncertainty, not just because it provides a more 'productive' literary raw material, but because that is the way we humans really are.
We remember the heroes who ran into the burning buildings to rescue those trapped inside, and the dauntless passengers on Flight 93 who laid down their lives to save others, including almost certainly those of us in the U.S. Capitol.
As a boy I used to go to the Chamber of Horrors at the annual fair, to look at the wax figures of Emperors and Kings, of heroes and murderers of the day. The dead now had that same unreality, which shocks without arousing pity.
The heroes of our youth grow old - 'the boys of summer in their ruin,' in Dylan Thomas's verse - yet we seem the same.
We were like heroes, to stand there and observe the police, and the police were scared to move upon us.
I'm quite influenced in this by one of my heroes, Montaigne, who thought a man's real task was to render as honest an account of himself as he could.
I try to give both my heroes and villains an emotional dimensionality which provides the motivation for their actions.
My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place - police, firefighters and members of our armed forces.
The key element in tragedy is that heroes and heroines are destroyed by that which appears to be their greatest strength.
Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become.
When leaders take back power, when they act as heroes and saviors, they end up exhausted, overwhelmed, and deeply stressed.
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
Receiving far less attention are the working class heroes, who go about their solitary work routines with quiet dignity, come home from another grueling day, yet still find time to interact with their children.
I'm too shy, really to be able to hang out with my heroes for too long.
I admire runners older than I - they are now my heroes. I want to be like them as I grow older.
There's no excuse for the young people not knowing who the heroes and heroines are or were.
We thank thee for this opportunity to show our love for these heroes who have accomplished such wonders for the beloved United States, which was founded by noble and inspired men.
My heroes are people like Picasso and Miro and people who at last really reach something in their old age, which they absolutely couldn't ever have done in their youth.
I believe that interest in heroes is universal and eternal.