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    By my love and my hope I beseech you - do not forsake hero in your soul!
    — Zoroaster
    tags: hero  hope 
     
    My hero is Michelle Williams, who I grew close to when we did 'Meek's Cutoff.' She's an extraordinary actor and mom.
    — Zoe Kazan
    tags: hero 
     
    The workings of heaven are unfathomable-sometimes encouraging, sometimes suppressing. All this makes sport of heroes and tumbles the great. Enlightened people take adversity in stride and are prepared for trouble even when at ease; therefore, they are not at the mercy of fate.
    — Zicheng Hong
    tags: fate  people  adversity  mercy  hero  heaven 
     
    When one is not slipshod in small matters, not hypocritical in secret, and not reckless in disappointment, only then is one a true hero.
    — Zicheng Hong
    HERO is a combination of my personal feeling and the commercialism.
    — Zhang Yimou
    tags: personal  hero 
     
    The difference between 'Watchmen' and a normal comic book is this: With 'Batman's Gotham City,' you are transported to another world where that superhero makes sense; 'Watchmen' comes at it in a different way, it almost superimposes its heroes on your world, which then changes how you view your world through its prism.
    — Zack Snyder
    tags: world  hero  book 
     
    I'm so excited to begin working again with Henry Cavill in the world we created, and I can't wait to expand the DC Universe in this next chapter. Let's face it, it's beyond mythological to have Superman and our new Batman facing off, since they are the greatest Super Heroes in the world.
    — Zack Snyder
    tags: world  hero  universe 
     
    Heroes and Star Trek were 2006 and 2007, and I was just about to turn 30, and everything changed. I found myself on this amazing journey, which continues, but it's now at a natural transition point. I'm reevaluating and reexamining how and where I go from here.
    — Zachary Quinto
    tags: journey  star  hero 
     
    People always ask me what I think, if Edward Snoden is a hero, if he's a villain. I don't really tend to moralize it so much as I feel like he's a whistleblower. He's someone who saw a wrongdoing and in order to shine a light on that wrongdoing had to bend some rules and break some laws along the way.
    — Zachary Quinto
    tags: people  law  hero  rules 
     
    Heroes' really changed the game for me in a way that nothing before it had.
    — Zachary Quinto
    tags: hero  games 
     
    I had just gotten Heroes, and I had just found out that I was going to be doing [Star] Trek, and I thought it was probably a good idea for me to create an infrastructure that would allow me to do my own work and put my stuff into the world.
    — Zachary Quinto
    tags: work  world  thoughts  hero  ideas 
     
    Aladdin' was probably my favorite Disney animation when I was a kid. The animation was great and Robin Williams was unbelievable as the Genie. 'Aladdin' was an amazing adventure and the lead character was a hero for guys, which I loved. It wasn't a princess or a girl beating the odds; it was a street rat. That seemed really cool to me.
    — Zachary Levi
    The Ice Nation is a pretty brutal place. They breed war heroes. The relationship between mother and child, in that world, is a little bit different than it is in our own society. But, no one really likes being a disappointment to their parents and their family.
    — Zach McGowan
    When I was told they wanted the show to be about doctors, I was a bit reluctant to sign on, you know? I thought, why have a show about doctors when we could have a show about the real heroes, you know, like me?
    — Zach Braff
    tags: thoughts  hero  real  doctor 
     
    If John McCain were really a war hero he would've won Vietnam.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: hero  war  vietnam 
     
    Now, I'm not going to be misquoted on this like I have numerous times before, so I'll be quite clear. I've never said hitler was my hero, just that if he had focused on more than one race he would have had the right idea. Try to turn that one against me.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: time  right  hero  ideas  race 
     
    When I was a kid, I thought I would be an action-movie hero. I was like, "They're gonna be able to CGI my legs by that point." And then I realized that it was probably better if I stayed a little closer to who I actually am rather than trying to be Bruce Willis.
    — Zach Anner
    tags: thoughts  hero  kids 
     
    No young kid growing up dreams of someday becoming a businessman. He wants to be a fireman, a sponsored athlete or a forest ranger The Lee Iacoccas, Donald Trumps, and Jack Welchs of the business world are heroes to no one except other businessmen with similar values.
    — Yvon Chouinard
    tags: world  young  value  hero  dreams  business  kids 
     
    The most important thing is to get the fish in quickly and leave it in the water. Forget the hero pose.
    — Yvon Chouinard
    tags: hero  water 
     
    The cynicism that regards hero worship as comical is always shadowed by a sense of physical inferiority
    — Yukio Mishima
    tags: hero  worship 
     
    It is a common failing of childhood to think that if one makes a hero out of a demon the demon will be satisfied.
    — Yukio Mishima
    tags: hero  demon  childhood 
     
    I just think a hustler's ambition is that I never stop. I start off hustling and said I'll never stop hustling. An ambitious hustler is the one to hustle the hustlers. When I grew up, my heroes were hustlers. Now I'm their hero.
    — Young Jeezy
    tags: ambition  hero 
     
    As things stand now the feudal lords are content to look on while the shogunate carries on in a highhanded manner. Neither the lords nor the shogun can be depended upon, and so our only hope lies in grass-roots heroes.
    — Yoshida Shoin
    tags: lies  hero  hope 
     
    For me, my dad is the best hero in the universe.
    — Yoseob
    tags: hero  universe 
     
    Regarding heroism, I grew up in a culture where you learn about heroes and heroines all the time. In a way, when you call someone a hero or heroine, it's the same as calling them a villain.
    — Yiyun Li
    tags: time  culture  hero  learn 
     
    All the heroes of tomorrow are the heretics of today.
    — Yip Harburg
    tags: hero  tomorrow 
     
    Lives of great men all remind us, Greatness takes no easy way, All the heroes of tomorrow, Are the heretics of today. Socrates and Galileo, John Brown, Thoreau, Christ, and Debs, Heard the night cry "Down with traitors!" And the dawn shout "Up the rebs!"
    — Yip Harburg
    tags: men  live  greatness  night  hero  christ  tomorrow 
     
    Where is [Ariel] Sharon who, planning to be one of the big heroes of Israel, became one of the killers, criminals, killing our small kids in Sabra and Chatila. Where is Alexander Haig?
    — Yasser Arafat
    tags: hero  kids  criminal 
     
    This child, who is grasping the stone, facing the tank, is it not the greatest message to the world when that hero becomes a martyr? We are proud of them.
    — Yasser Arafat
    tags: children  world  child  hero 
     
    For me it's important to get the origin of the character like in the Richard Donner superman. We saw him became slowly a super hero but i think it's important to take time and stay realistic.
    — Xavier Gens
    tags: character  time  hero 
     
    Hero is he alone who vies with powers supreme!
    — Wu Cheng'en
    tags: power  alone  hero 
     
    Given the scale of trauma caused by the genocide, Rwanda has indicated that however thin the hope of a community can be, a hero always emerges. Although no one can dare claim that it is now a perfect state, and that no more work is needed, Rwanda has risen from the ashes as a model or truth and reconciliation.
    — Wole Soyinka
    tags: truth  work  community  hero  trauma  hope 
     
    When you are totally defeated you begin again to enjoy the small things around you. Just going to the mountains, not for victory or glory, but to enjoy nature or enjoy fine people. If you always succeed you enjoy the admiration of many people. Being defeated means being limited to the basis existential choices of life. If you can enjoy the quiet evening hours it is beautiful; a hero who always succeeds may not have time to enjoy such things.
    — Wojciech Kurtyka
    tags: time  nature  people  choice  hero  victory 
     
    Vietnam helped me realize who the true heroes really are in this world. It's not the home-run hitters.
    — Willie Stargell
    tags: world  true  hero  vietnam 
     
    Small family farmers are the only things that can save us because they take care of the land. Future farmers of America are going to be our heroes. Same with biodiesel, either way we need small family saustainable and organic farmers.
    — Willie Nelson
    tags: future  care  hero  america 
     
    The more powerful the villain is the more powerful the hero.
    — William Shatner
    tags: powerful  hero 
     
    Mythology needs heroes and it needs villains, it needs heroes to fail, it needs heroes to struggle.
    — William Shatner
    tags: struggle  hero  mythology  fail 
     
    Heroes, classical heroes have the look of eagles, too. They're looking beyond the immediate problem and into the future.
    — William Shatner
    tags: future  problem  hero 
     
    Beneath the dingy uniformity of international fashions in dress, man remains what he has always been; a splendid fighting animal, a self-sacrificing hero, and a blood thirsty savage.
    — William Ralph Inge
    Everyone deserves to be the hero of a novel.
    — William Nicholson
    tags: hero  novel 
     
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