Hero quotes & sayings

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We all live in suspense from day to day; in other words, you are the hero of your own story. - Mary McCarthy
Every hero becomes a bore at last. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story. - John Barth
A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men. - Plato [Platon]
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth. - Will Rogers
If you want to know what a man's character is really like, don't ask him to tell you his creed or his code (for everyone has a prettified public version of these), but ask him to tell you the living person he most admires, for hero worship is the truest index of a man's private nature. - Sydney J. Harris
Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one. - Baltasar Gracian Y Morales
O can't you see, brother, Death's a congested road for fighters now, and hero a cheap label. - C. D. Andrews
The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by. The saint is the man who walks through the dark paths of the world, himself a light. - Felix Adler