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You lived too long, we have supped full with heroes, they waste their deaths on us.
Heroes and Heroism
C. D. Andrews

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Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities.
Time and Time Management
Daniel J. Boorstin

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Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes.
Heroes and Heroism
Bertolt Brecht

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The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.
Heroes and Heroism
Benjamin Disraeli

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What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in.
Heroes and Heroism
David Lloyd George

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Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes.
Books - Reading
Edward Gibbon

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We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too.
Heroes and Heroism
Helen Hayes

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As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.
Age and Aging
Ernest Hemingway

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Heroes are created by popular demand, sometimes out of the scantiest materials.
Heroes and Heroism
Gerald W. Johnson

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My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone else as my heroes.
Heroes and Heroism
Michael Jordan

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It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.
Difficulties
Louis Kossuth

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There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
Heroes and Heroism
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.
Poetry and Poets
Alphonse De Lamartine

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In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one.
Heroes and Heroism
H. L. Mencken

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The world's made up of individuals who don't want to be heroes.
Mediocrity
Brian Moore

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We can't all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.
Heroes and Heroism
Will Rogers

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How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
Heroes and Heroism
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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I would give all the wealth of the world, and all the deeds of all the heroes, for one true vision.
Vision
Henry David Thoreau

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Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men.
Coward and Cowardice
Bishop Westcott

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True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes. Rather the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
Courage
Alfred North Whitehead

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun