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Self-trust is the essence of heroism. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can have. - T. H. White

Heroism: Is endurance for one moment more. - George Frost Kennan

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. - Joseph Heller

Heroism feels and never reasons, and therefore is always right. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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 Ashe

Renouncement: The heroism of mediocrity. - Saint Augustine of Hippo

It is not tolerable, it is not possible, that from so much death, so much sacrifice and ruin, so much heroism, a greater and better humanity shall not emerge. - Charles de Gaulle

The hero's will is not that of his ancestors nor of his society, but his own. This will to be oneself is heroism. - Jose Ortega Y Gasset