Favorite Quotations ~  Heroes, 3 Heart Behind the Hero

"There is no such man as a one-person hero." ~ Daniel Inouye

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The hero, in living her own life, in being true to herself; radiates a light by which others may see their own way. ~ Laurence G. Boldt

It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes. ~ Louis Kossuth

Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being. ~ May Sarton

You never have to wait long, or look far, to be reminded of how thin the line is between being a hero or a goat. ~ Mickey Mantle

The hero is strangely akin to those who die young. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke

The history of the world is but the biography of heroes. ~ Thomas Carlyle

Villains are undone by what is worst in them, heroes by what is best. ~ Voltaire

Real heroes are men who fall and fail and are flawed, but win out in the end because they've stayed true to their ideals and beliefs and commitments. ~ Kevin Costner

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! ~ Maya Angelou

Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes. ~ Bertolt Brecht

The hero is the one with ideas. ~ Jack Welch

We don't need heroes so much as recognizing ourselves as heroes. ~ Joss Whedon, What Would Buffy Do

Heroes are those who kindle a great light in the world, who set up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for people to see by. Saints are those who walk through the dark paths of the world, themselves a light. ~ Felix Adler

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