Favorite Quotations ~  Heroes Hero with a Thousand Faces

"My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them." ~ Bono

celebrate the power of the individual!

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness. ~ Joseph Campbell

My defenses were so great. The cocky Rock and Roll hero who knows all the answers was actually a terrified guy who didn't know how to cry. Simple. ~ John Lennon

To know that the odds are so high that only through the perishing of your life will the minions survive, that's love. That's heroism. ~ Sylvester Stallone

A champion is someone who gets up when he can't. ~ Jack Dempsey

Heroes are people who rise to the occasion and slip quietly away. ~ Tom Brokaw

A man is a hero, not because he is braver than anyone else, but because he is brave for 10 minutes longer. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. ~ Christopher Reeve

I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom. ~ Bob Dylan

Courage is more exhilarating than fear and in the long run it is easier. We do not have to become heroes over night. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Be your own hero, it's cheaper than a movie ticket. ~ Doug Horton

Heroes come along when you need them. ~ Ronald Steel

A hero is a man who does what he can. ~ Roman Rollard

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