Heroism quotes

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◆ Become major, Paul. Live like a hero. That's what the classics teach us. Be a main character. Otherwise what is life for?
- J.M. Coetzee100
◆ I don't believe that superman and batman are the only superheroes, we are heroes too.
- Wazim Shaw100
◆ People want you to be a crazy, out-of-control teen brat. They want you miserable, just like them. They don't want heroes; what they want is to see you fall
- Leonardo DiCaprio99
◆ That's what it takes to be a hero, a little gem of innocence inside you that makes you want to believe that there still exists a right and wrong, that decency will somehow triumph in the end
- Lise Hand99
◆ Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion
- Calvin Coolidge99
◆ The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their story is not given only on stone over their clay but abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into the stuff of other mens lives.
- Pericles99
◆ In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one.
- John Gay99
◆ 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.
- Norman Schwarzkopf99
◆ Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.
- F Scott Fitzgerald99
◆ A hero is someone who rebels or seems to rebel against the facts of existence and seems to conquer them. Obviously that can only work at moments. It can't be a lasting thing. That's not saying that people shouldn't keep trying to rebel against the facts of existence. Someday, who knows, we might conquer death, disease and war.
- Jim Morrison99
◆ 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.
- Arthur Ashe99
◆ Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -how passionately I hate them!
- Albert Einstein99
◆ 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.
- Aristide Briand99
◆ 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.
- Thomas Merton99
◆ Firemen are going to get killed. When they join the department they face that fact. When a man becomes a fireman his greatest act of bravery has been accomplished. What he does after that is all in the line of work. They were not thinking of getting killed when they went where death lurked. They went there to put the fire out, and got killed. Firefighters do not regard themselves as heroes because they do what the business requires.
- Chief Edward F Croker99

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