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Hero Quotes to Inspire Everyone to Make a Difference

These hero quotes show that you don’t have to be a comic book star to be a hero in real life. 

It’s easy to fall for the lie that only certain people can be heroes. However, heroes come in all shapes and sizes.

Every day we are protected by heroes such as servicemen and women, police officers, firefighters, and first responders.

Then, there are those such as teachers and people that stand up for children and others that can’t protect themselves. 

Any one of us can be a hero. The hero quotes and sayings below will help inspire you to make a difference in your everyday life. 

Don’t forget to also read these superhero quotes to inspire the best version of you.

Hero quotes on what defines one

1. “To be a hero or a heroine, one must give an order to oneself.” – Simone Weil

2. “You cannot be a hero without being a coward.” – George Bernard Shaw

3. “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” – Joseph Campbell

4. “Heroes are made by the paths they choose, not the power they are graced with.” – Brodi Ashton

5. “Heroes are made in the hour of defeat. Success is, therefore, well described as a series of glorious defeats.” – Mahatma Gandhi

6. “I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.” – Bob Dylan

If you’re enjoying these quotes, read our collection of Bob Dylan quotes from the iconic Folk singer.

7. “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” – Christoper Reeve

8. “A hero is someone who, in spite of weakness, doubt or not always knowing the answers, goes ahead and overcomes anyway.” – Christopher Reeve

9. “To be heroic is to be courageous enough to die for

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