25 Total Quotes

Heroism Quotes

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Joshua Chamberlain
Heroism is latent in every human soul - However humble or unknown, they (the veterans) have renounced what are accounted pleasures and cheerfully undertaken all the self-denials - privations, toils, dangers, sufferings, sicknesses, mutilations, life-
Joshua Chamberlain
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Arthur Ashe
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
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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
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This mixes patriotism, heroism and sex appeal. That covers a lot of bases. Of course some ladies would rather be a sexy Statue of Liberty.
John Majdoch
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Calvin Coolidge, Jr.
Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion
Calvin Coolidge, Jr.
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George Pataki
We do know that numbers of police and firemen are missing and pay tribute to their heroism.
George Pataki
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F. Scott Fitzgerald
Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning
And each man stands with his face in the light of his own drawn sword. Ready to do what a hero can.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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The poetry of heroism appeals irresitably to those who don't go to a war, and even more so to those whom the war is making enormously wealthy
Louis Celine
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Heroism consists of hanging on one minute longer
Norwegian Proverb
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A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer.
Novalis Novalis
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William James
Mankind's common instinct for reality has always held the world to be essentially a theatre for heroism. In heroism, we feel, life's supreme mystery is hidden. We tolerate no one who has no capacity whatever for it in any direction. On the other hand
William James
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It's a story of terrific heroism (with) many, many dramatic stories of individuals,
Harold Evans
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This is another blow. But we're actually walking a little taller because of the heroism at some of our hospitals.
Harry Anderson
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Ray Bradbury
Find out what your hero or heroine wants, and when he or she wakes up in the morning, just follow him or her all day.
Ray Bradbury
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James Caan
The heroism of the role, ... was playing up the vulnerability of the role, and that was all Jimmy.
James Caan
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We're going to hear of a thousand more acts of heroism. But the bottom line is that having a response plan that relies on heroism is not tenable.
Joe Cappiello
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We should not diminish in any way the fact that there were acts of heroism by individuals and victories by our first responders who risked their lives, ... But we all agree that in many areas the initial relief response to Hurricane Katrina was unacceptable at the local, state and federal levels. Americans deserve answers. We must do all we can to learn from this tragedy, improve the system and protect all of our citizens.
Bill Frist
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when those who didn't serve attack the heroism of those who did, I find it particularly offensive.
Frank Lautenberg
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Isn’t it obvious that a person would leave from where he is hated so much? The heroism of staying in such a place is that of a roach which won’t be exterminated from the bathroom.
Franz Kafka
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George Pataki
The ordinary civilians who risked their lives -- and thousands lost their lives in countless acts of heroism that we'll never know about -- somehow it's important that the public be reminded of that,
George Pataki
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Lord Byron
I want a hero: an uncommon want, When every year and month sends forth a new one, Till, after cloying the gazettes with cant, The age discovers he is not the true one; Of such as these I should not care to vaunt, I'll therefore take our ancient frien
Lord Byron
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The transcript really doesn't give you a sense of the heroism on that flight. I would like to have (the tape) released.
Deena Burnett
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The legacy of this place is heroism and goodness. That is what we celebrate through this museum,
Frank Keating
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