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

And each man stand with his face in the light of his own drawn sword. Ready to do what a hero can.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valor of the brave.

Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

That's what it takes to be a hero, a little gem of innocence inside you that makes you want to believe that there still exists a right and wrong, that decency will somehow triumph in the end.
Lise Hand

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
Billy Graham

The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.

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

Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back.
Publilius Syrus

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

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-long hurts and losses, death itself - for some great good, dimly seen but dearly held.
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

Bravery never goes out of fashion.
William Makepeace Thackeray

Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle.
G. K. Chesterton

True bravery is shown by performing without witness what one might be capable of doing before all the world.
François de la Rochefoucauld

The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly.
Corra Harris

Self-trust is the essence of heroism.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer.

We must be prepared to make heroic sacrifices for the cause of peace that we make ungrudgingly for the cause of war. There is no task that is more important or closer to my heart.
Albert Einstein

It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.
Louis Pasteur

It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.
Norman Schwarzkopf

Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion.
Calvin Coolidge

The hero is the man dedicated to the creation and / or defense of reality-conforming, life-promoting values.
Andrew Bernstein

In valor there is hope.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Perfect valor is to behave, without witnesses, as one would act were all the world watching.
François de la Rochefoucauld

Valor is a gift. Those having it never know for sure whether they have it till the test comes. And those having it in one test never know for sure if they will have it when the next test comes.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.
Michel de Montaigne

Without heroes, we are all plain people, and don't know how far we can go.
Bernard Malamud

Heroes take journeys, confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves.
Carol Lynn Pearson

I believe it is the nature of people to be heroes, given the chance.
James A. Autry

Nurture your minds with great thoughts, to believe in the heroic makes heroes.
Benjamin Disraeli

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Mark Twain

Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
Omar Bradley

The secret of Happiness is Freedom, and the secret of Freedom, Courage.

Heroism ... is endurance for one moment more.
George F. Kennan

Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday that is observed on the last Monday of May. It was formerly known as Decoration Day. This holiday commemorates U.S. men and women who died in military service for their country.

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