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94,432.  When I was a kid my heroes were sheriffs, gunman, outlaw, train robbers and Indian fighters.  (West & United States & Hero & Native Americans)  Tony Robinson's Wild West I, Discovery 2015 

 

              

434.  I am constructing my religion from Parcival.  Without any submissive posture only when one takes on the mantle of hero is it possible to serve God.  (Religion & Hero & God)  Adolf Hitler

 

 

725.  Is this how heroes are treated by the gods?  (Gods & Heroes & Greece)  Professor Simon Armitage, Gods and Monsters: Homer’s Odyssey, 2010

 

 

802.  The hero of my tale – whom I love with all the power of my soul, whom I have tried to portray in all his beauty, who has been, is, and will be beautiful – is Truth.  (Truth & Hero)  Leo Tolstoy, Sevastopol in May 1855

 

 

2,160.  We live in a heroic age.  We live in a moment that will never come again.  (Life’s Like That & Heroic)  Professor Richard Feynman

 

 

4,222.  When it comes to the pinch human beings are heroic.  (Humanity & Hero)  George Orwell

 

 

75,780.  Isambard Kingdom Brunel – my hero.  Fred Dibnahs World of Steam, Steel and Stone: Men of Iron

 

 

5,212.  Fred Dibnah’s real heroes were the ordinary workers and labourers of the people like him who got their hands dirty.   From the labourers and stone masons who built great medieval castles and cathedrals to twentieth century coal miners, mill workers and steel workers.  He will always be remembered for the respect he had for all those people who made their living for making things.  Wherever Fred went it was always the workers he related to.  (Work & Hero & Engineering & Industrial Revolution & Great Britain & England)  Fred Dibnahs World of Steam, Steal and Stone s1e12: A Good Days Work

 

 

5,551.  I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.  (Freedom & Responsibility & Hero)  Bob Dylan
 

 

5,664.  The ancient rain forests of Borneo ... I’m travelling in the footsteps of one of the great forgotten heroes of natural philosophy – Alfred Russel Wallace.  (Evolution & Borneo & Hero)  Bill Bailey’s Jungle Hero I, BBC 2013

 

5,665.  This geeky Victorian collector changed our understanding of life on Earth.  Along with Charles Darwin he came up with one of the greatest scientific ideas of all time – the theory of evolution by natural selection.  (Evolution & Hero)  ibid.

 

5,666.  He is an unlikely hero.  (Evolution & Hero)  ibid.

 

 

8,957.  Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me.   (Children & Hero)  Fred Rogers

 

 

11,998.  In the Old Testament the slaves identified very much strongly with Moses.  Moses is like the quintessential hero.  (Old Testament & Moses & Slave & Hero)  Dr Francois Clemmons

 

 

12,547.  The ubiquitous motif of the hero.  (Jesus & Bible & New Testament & Gospels & Hero)  Excavating the Empty Tomb

 

 

13,778.  One murder made a villain,

Millions a hero.  (Murder & Hero)  Beilby Porteus, Death 1759

 

 

21,658.  People don’t believe in heroes any more.  (GBH Films & Hero)  Mad Max trilogy: A Few Years From Now.  Mad Max 1979 starring Mel Gibson & Joanne Samuel & Roger Ward & Steve Bisley & Tim Burns & Hugh Keays-Byrne & Geoff Parry & Lisa Aldenhoven et al, director George Miller, Macaffee

 

 

23,376.  You don’t have to be a hero, not for me.  (Western & Hero)  High Noon 1952 starring Grace Kelly & Gary Cooper & Lee Van Cleef & Thomas Mitchell & Lloyd Bridges & Katy Jurado & Otto Kruger & Lon Chaney & Ian McDonald & Sheb Wooley & Robert Wilke et al, director Fred Zinnemann, Amy to Will

 

 

24,702.  Terrorists don’t get to be heroes.  (Star Trek & Heroes & Terror)  Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Defiant s3e9, Kira to alternative Riker

 

 

25,223.  I am programmed to be heroic when the need arises.  (Star Trek & Hero)  Star Trek: Voyager: Deadlock s2e21, Doctor

 

 

25,420.  If we ever get home I expect I’ll become quite the hero.  (Star Trek & Hero)  Star Trek: Voyager: Hunters s4e15, Doctor to Seven of Nine

 

 

35,546.  You couldn’t see anything.  And someone said, ‘Anybody in here?’  And we said, ‘Yes.’  He said, ‘All right, this way.’  And that’s what you did.  You followed.  That’s the difference between people like me and heroes who stop and say, ‘Is there anybody I can help get out?’  You know heroism is maybe someone who is so afraid, who is so frightened, who gets fed up and says, ‘Dammit, I’m not going to let this happen not only to me but to somebody else.’  (9/11 & Heroes)  Louis Lesce, 86th floor of North Tower, cited Inside 9/11: Zero Hour

 

 

39,550.  Heroes always have their scars.  Some you can see, some you read about later on.  (Boxing & Heroes)  George Foreman

 

 

49,801.  Men who are sincere in defending their freedom, will always feel concern at every circumstance which seems to make against them; it is the natural and honest consequence of all affectionate attachments, and the want of it is a vice.  But the dejection lasts only for a moment; they soon rise out of it with additional vigor; the glow of hope, courage and fortitude, will, in a little time, supply the place of every inferior passion, and kindle the whole heart into heroism.  (Freedom & Hero)  Thomas Paine, American Crisis

 

 

61,702.  Images of heroes are found all over Greek art.  (Greece & Hero)  Empires Special: The Greeks: Crucible of Civilisation: Revolution, PBS

 

61,703.  The Iliad and the Odyssey composed by the legendary poet Homer -  these works tell of might battles and epic struggles.  And at their heart lie the heroes.  (Greece & Hero)  ibid.

 

61,704.  Achilles was the archetypal Greek heroes.  (Greece & Hero)  ibid.

 

 

64,605.  In a time when more than ever America need heroes baseball still provided them.  (Baseball & Hero)  Ken Burns, Baseball: Shadow Ball 

 

 

68,642.  I’m a hero with coward's legs.  (Coward & Hero)  Spike Milligan 

 

 

71,751.  There’s no excuse for the young people not knowing who the heroes and heroines are or were.  (Excuse & Hero)  Nina Simone

 

 

72,934.  The fictional villain could resemble a hero.  (Fiction & Novel & Literature & Villain & Hero)  Faulks on Fiction: The Villains 4/4

 

 

75,776.  The heroes you crucify, and the bureaucrats sit out there and tell each other what a great job they’re doing until another city blows up.  And then they say, we need more tools.  (Hero & Bureaucracy)  David Schiffers, Investigative Counsel of Bill Clinton

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