A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.
Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me.
Mankind is not disposed to look narrowly into the conduct of great victors when their victory is on the right side.
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.
The hero draws inspiration from the virtue of his ancestors.
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.
A hero is a man who does what he can.
Heroism is the divine relation which, in all times, unites a great man to other men.
Self trust is the essence of heroism.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts
What with making their way and enjoying what they have won, heroes have no time to think. But the sons of heroes - ah, they have all the necessary leisure.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
I don't believe in war as a solution to any kind of conflict, nor do I believe in heroism on the battlefield because I have never seen any.
In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one.
There is an electric fire in human nature tending to purify - so that among these human creatures there is continually some birth of new heroism. The pity is that we must wonder at it, as we should at finding a pearl in rubbish.
The greatest height of heroism to which an individual, like a people, can attain is to know how to face ridicule.
Rosa Parks was the queen mother of a movement whose single act of heroism sparked the movement for freedom, justice and equality. Her greatest contribution is that she told us a regular person can make a difference.
Renouncement: the heroism of mediocrity....
A country grows in history not only because of the heroism of its troops on the field of battle, it grows also when it turns to justice and to right for the conservation of its interests.
Lots of people who complained about us receiving the MBE received theirs for heroism in the war -for killing people. We received ours for entertaining other people. I'd say we deserve ours more.
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