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Wise Quotes about Hero

May you find great value in these Hero quotes and sayings.

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Bold Choice Courage Adventure Positive Motivational Values Self

A hero may or may not lead other people,
but all heroes lead themselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I honor you, Hero, for you do not play to the crowd.
You play to your own soul.
An audience of one fills the house with its appreciation and applause.
Others follow you, and may attempt to emulate you,
but that is not why you are a hero.
Fame may smile upon you, or it may not.
The world may cheer your name, or you may be the unknown warrior
who rescued comrades in battle,
or taught a young girl how to shed tears of joy.
Whatever you did, you did not do for fame.
If you had, you would not be a Hero.
You are a Hero for your bold courageous inspired action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let today be the day that you choose
to become your own greatest Hero.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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

Self confident independent thinker -
sounds like the makings of a hero.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be Your Own Personal Greatest Hero.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Welcome the conquering Hero -
and recognize that the Hero is... ourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As soon as someone is identified as an unsung hero,
he no longer is.
- George Carlin

A hero is someone who has given his life to
something bigger than himself
or something other than himself.
- Joseph Campbell

Hero needed - apply now -
open minded independent thinker -
courage preferred.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every hero becomes a bore at last.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The world is moved along, not only
by the mighty shoves of its heroes,
but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes
of each honest worker.
- Helen Keller

Not all Heroes wear capes.
- On an Apple Inc. "Genius Bar" T-shirt

The common denominator of our heroes
is that each set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Heroes act in spite of their fear,
while the rest of us act because of our fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Genuine heroes - no batteries needed -
bring lots of open-mind and at least a little courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Heroes do what the rest of us would do,
if only we had the courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want to be heroic,
Don't emulate your heroes,
learn from them.
Heroes don't follow anyone,
they set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes,
but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Use heroes as a springboard for inquiry
into the identity and nature of admirably human qualities.
Do not judge heroes -
neither to put them unquestioningly on a pedestal
nor to unkindly probe their flaws.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

The hope of a secure and livable world
lies with disciplined nonconformists
who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We must become the change we wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

You have a choice about the perspective you take on life.
See tragedy, and the world is tragic -
see beauty, and the world is beautiful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely.
It is absolutely touch and go.
Each one of us could make the difference.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Do not attempt to conquer the world with force,
for force only causes resistance.
- Lao Tzu

Children are natural Zen masters;
their world is brand new in each and every moment.
- John Bradshaw

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let him that would move the world first move himself.
- Socrates

Reality is what you believe it to be.
It's what you put your thought and energy into,
because your hands physically manifest thought.
So your world becomes what you feel and what you think.
- Jewel

We are powerless to redesign the world,
but we have infinite power to create our appreciation of it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The softest things in the world overcome
the hardest things in the world.
- Lao Tzu

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize
how little we understand about life,
ourselves, and the world around us.
- Socrates

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous
than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The world you see has nothing to do with reality.
It is of your own making and does not exist.
- A Course In Miracles

The world is perfect the way it is.
- Werner Erhard

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

In this world there is always danger
for those who are afraid of it.
- George Bernard Shaw

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

The world will persist in exhibiting before you
what you persist in affirming the world is.
- Emma Curtis Hopkins

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced.
Live your life so that when you die,
the world cries and you rejoice.
- Indian Proverb

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful,
we must carry it with us or we find it not.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The bulk of the world's knowledge is an imaginary construction.
- Helen Keller

To know the whole world is nothing
when it is compared to knowing your own inner mystery of life.
- Osho

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

Let there be peace on earth.
And let it begin with me.
- Jill Jackson Miller

Smile, and the world smiles with you.
- Anonymous

Give me a lever long enough
and a fulcrum on which to place it,
and I shall move the world.
- Archimedes

The things of this world exist;
they are; you can't refuse them.
- Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching - Book One #2 - version by Ursula K. Le Guin

Build a better mousetrap
and the world will beat a path to your door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The world is incomprehensible.
We won't ever understand it;
we won't ever unravel its secrets.
Thus we must treat the world as it is:
a sheer mystery.
- Carlos Castaneda

The whole world is a cyclone.
But once you have found the center, the cyclone disappears.
This nothingness is the ultimate peak of consciousness.
- Osho

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

There's a world of difference between truth and facts.
Facts can obscure truth.
- Maya Angelou

In the world there is nothing more
submissive and weak than water.
Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong,
nothing can surpass it.
- Lao Tzu

People do not seem to realize that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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