True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.
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.
True heroism consists in being superior to the ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge us to combat.
Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story.
Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are scared.
The hero is commonly the simplest and obscurest of men.
Down these mean streets a man must go who is neither tarnished nor afraid
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
A hero is a man who is afraid to run away.
Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally the merest cowards.
A happy ending cannot come in the middle of the story
Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one.
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.
The real hero is always a hero by mistake.
The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.
A boy doesn't have to go to war to be a hero; he can say he doesn't like pie when he sees there isn't enough to go around.
We can't all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by.
The idol of today pushes the hero of yesterday out of our recollection; and will, in turn, be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow.
One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
To have no heroes is to have no aspiration, to live on the momentum of the past, to be thrown back upon routine, sensuality, and the narrow self.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Children demand that their heroes should be freckle less, and easily believe them so: perhaps a first discovery to the contrary is less revolutionary shock to a passionate child than the threatened downfall of habitual beliefs which makes the world seem to totter for us in maturer life.
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